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Majrooh Sultanpuri (1919–2000)


Majrooh Sultanpuri's reputation as a poet was ironically overshadowed by his being a lyricist for popular Bollywood films. It has happened very frequently that the real merit of a person is pushed into the background by some lesser work that is done for a medium with a bigger outreach or for some popular event. Though Majrooh was a very successful... See full bio »

Died:

(age 80) in Mumbai, India

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Known For

Dosti Music Department
(1964)
Everyone Has Their Own Style Music Department
(1994)
Sunshine Cleaning Soundtrack
(2008)
Caravan Music Department
(1971)

Filmography

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 2011/I Soundtrack (lyricist)
 2008 Yaar Meri Zindagi (lyricist)
 2006 Yatra (lyricist)
 2004 Ek Se Badhkar Ek (lyricist)
 2004 Meri Biwi Ka Jawab Nahin (lyricist: Taron Ki Chhaun mein)
 2001 One 2 Ka 4 (lyricist)
 2000 Hum To Mohabbat Karega (lyricist)
 2000 Kya Kehna (lyricist)
 2000 Call (lyricist)
 1999 Kartoos (lyricist)
 1999 Jaanam Samjha Karo (lyricist)
 1998 Dhoondte Reh Jaaoge! (lyricist)
 1996 Aatank (lyricist)
 1996 Ghatak: Lethal (lyricist)
 1996 Khamoshi: The Musical (lyricist - uncredited)
 1996 Daraar (lyricist)
 1996 Sautela Bhai (lyricist)
 1995 I'm Alone, You're Alone (lyricist)
 1995 Baazi (lyricist)
 1994 Everyone Has Their Own Style (lyricist)
 1994 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (lyricist)
 1993 Gurudev (lyricist)
 1993 Lootere (lyricist)
 1992 Humshakal (lyricist)
 1992 Honeymoon (lyricist)
 1992 Ek Ladka Ek Ladki (lyricist)
 1992 Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (lyricist)
 1991 Dastoor (lyricist)
 1991 Swarg Jaisaa Ghar (lyricist)
 1990 Kanoon Ki Zanjeer (lyricist)
 1990 Tum Mere Ho (lyricist - uncredited)
 1989 Shiva (lyricist)
 1988 Faisla (lyricist)
 1988 Janam Janam (lyricist)
 1988 Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (lyricist)
 1987 Inaam Dus Hazaar (lyricist)
 1987 Watan Ke Rakhwale (lyricist)
 1986 Ek Aur Sikander (lyricist)
 1985 Babu (lyricist)
 1985 Ek Daku Saher Mein (lyricist)
 1985 Fantastic (lyricist)
 1985 Sitamgar (lyricist)
 1985 Misaal (lyricist)
 1985 Ulta Seedha (lyricist)
 1985 Zamana (lyricist)
 1985 Ram Tere Kitne Nam (lyricist)
 1984 Jhutha Sach (lyricist)
 1984 Manzil Manzil (lyricist)
 1984 Aan Aur Shaan (lyricist)
 1984 Pakhandi (lyricist)
 1983 Daulat Ke Dushman (lyricist)
 1983 Rishta Kagaz Ka (lyricist)
 1983 Qayamat (lyricist)
 1983 Bade Dil Wala (lyricist)
 1982 Jaanwar (lyricist)
 1982 Dharam Kanta (lyricist)
 1982 Khud-Daar (lyricist: songs)
 1982/I Sawaal (lyricist)
 1982 Shriman Shrimati (lyrics - as Majrooh)
 1982 Kachche Heere (lyricist)
 1982 Haathkadi (lyricist)
 1981 Dhuan (lyricist)
 1981 Mahfil (lyricist)
 1981 Zamaane Ko Dikhana Hai (lyricist)
 1981 Kaalia (lyricist)
 1981 Khoon Ka Rishta (lyricist)
 1981 Ek Aur Ek Gyarah (lyricist)
 1981 Khuda Kasam (lyricist)
 1981 Khoon Aur Paani (lyricist)
 1981 Kudrat (lyricist)
 1981 Ladies Tailor (lyricist - as Majrooh)
 1981 Bulundi (lyricist)
 1981 Saajan Ki Saheli (lyricist)
 1980 Aanchal (lyricist)
 1980 Phir Wohi Raat (lyricist)
 1980 Jal Mahal (lyricist)
 1980 Dhan Daulat (lyricist)
 1979 Janta Hawaldar (lyrics)
 1979 Salaam Memsaab (lyricist)
 1979 Nauker (lyricist)
 1978 Heeralal Pannalal (lyricist)
 1978 Sawan Ke Geet (lyricist)
 1978 Anpadh (lyricist - as Majrooh)
 1978 Phaansi (lyricist)
 1977 Chandi Sona (lyricist)
 1977 Inkaar (lyricist: songs)
 1977 Taxi Taxie (lyricist)
 1977 Bhumika (lyricist)
 1977 Jai-Vijay (lyricist)
 1977 Parvarish (lyricist)
 1977 Doosara Aadmi (lyricist)
 1977 Hum Kisise Kum Naheen (lyricist)
 1976 Arjun Pandit (lyricist)
 1976 Bundal Baaz (lyricist)
 1976 Ginny Aur Johny (lyricist)
 1976 Harfan Maulaa (lyrics - as Majrooh)
 1976 Naach Uthe Sansaar (lyricist)
 1976 Udhar Ka Sindur (lyricist)
 1976 Dus Numbri (lyricist)
 1976 Sabse Bada Rupaiya (lyricist)
 1975 Kahte Hain Mujhko Raja (lyricist)
 1975 Mere Sajna (lyrics)
 1975 Dharam Karam (lyricist - uncredited)
 1975 Kaala Sona (lyricist)
 1975/I Anari (lyricist)
 1974 Goonj (lyricist)
 1974 Love in Bombay (lyrics)
 1974 Madhosh (lyricist - as Majrooh)
 1974 Shaitaan (lyricist)
 1974 Ujala Hi Ujala (lyricist)
 1974 Zehreela Insaan (lyricist)
 1974 Kunwara Baap (lyricist)
 1974 Benaam (lyricist: songs)
 1974 Sagina (lyricist - as Majrooh)
 1974 Imtihan (lyricist)
 1974 Phir Kab Milogi (lyricist)
 1974 Khhotte Sikkay (lyricist)
 1974 Nirmaan (lyricist)
 1973 Anamika (lyricist)
 1973 Anokhi Ada (lyricist)
 1973 Barkha Bahar (lyricist)
 1973 Ek Kunwari Ek Kunwara (lyricist)
 1973 Hifazat (lyricist)
 1973 Nafrat (lyricist)
 1973 Procession of Memories (lyricist)
 1973 Abhimaan (lyricist: songs)
 1973 Bandhe Haath (lyricist)
 1972 Dil Ka Raaja (lyricist)
 1972 Do Chor (lyricist)
 1972 Double Cross (lyricist)
 1972 Mere Jeevan Saathi (lyricist)
 1972 Parchhaiyan (lyricist)
 1972 Rakhi Aur Hathkadi (lyrics)
 1972 Samadhi (lyrics)
 1972 Sa-Re-Ga-Ma-Pa (lyricist)
 1972 Tangewala (lyricist)
 1972 Gomti Ke Kinare (lyricist)
 1972 Ek Nazar (lyricist)
 1972 Raampur Ka Lakshman (lyricist)
 1972 Garam Masala (lyricist)
 1972 Pakeezah (lyricist)
 1972 Kundan (lyricist)
 1971 Bikhare Moti (lyricist)
 1971 Buddha Mil Gaya (lyricist)
 1971 Caravan (lyrics)
 1971 Mela (lyricist)
 1970 Dastak (lyricist)
 1970 Ehsan (lyricist)
 1970 Pardesi (lyricist)
 1970 Raaton Ka Raja (lyricist)
 1970 Abhinetri (lyricist)
 1969 Chirag (lyrics)
 1969 Dharti Kahe Pukarke (lyricist)
 1969 Meri Bhabhi (lyricist)
 1969 Pyar Ka Mausam (lyrics)
 1969 Talash (lyricist)
 1969 Wapas (lyricist)
 1969 Pyasi Sham (lyricist)
 1968 Abhilasha (lyricist)
 1968 Aulad (lyricist)
 1968 Baharon Ki Manzil (lyricist)
 1968 Mere Hamdam Mere Dost (lyricist)
 1968 Saathi (lyricist)
 1967 Baharon Ke Sapne (lyricist)
 1967 Shagird (lyricist) / (lyricist: songs)
 1967 Jewel Thief (lyrics)
 1967 Patthar Ke Sanam (lyricist)
 1966 Daadi Maa (lyricist)
 1966 Dillagi (lyricist)
 1966 Mere Lal (lyricist)
 1966 Picnic (lyricist)
 1966 Teesri Manzil (lyrics)
 1966 Mamta (song lyrics)
 1965 Akashdeep (lyricist)
 1965 Bheegi Raat (lyricist)
 1965 Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain (lyricist)
 1965 Teen Devian (lyricist)
 1965 Mere Sanam (lyrics)
 1965 Oonche Log (lyricist)
 1964 Ganga Ki Lahren (lyricist) / (playback singer)
 1964 Ishaara (lyricist)
 1964 Samson (lyricist)
 1964 Shabnam (lyricist - as Majruh Sultanpuri)
 1964 Dosti (lyricist)
 1964 Daal Me Kala (lyricist)
 1963 Akeli Mat Jaiyo (lyricist)
 1963 Laagi Nahin Chhute Ram (lyrics - as Majrooh)
 1963 Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon (lyrics)
 1962 Aarti (lyricist)
 1962 Ankh Micholi (lyricist)
 1962 Baat Ek Raat Ki (lyricist)
 1962 Burmah Road (lyricist)
 1962 Dr. Vidya (lyricist)
 1962 Gyara Hazar Ladkian (lyricist)
 1962 King Kong (lyricist)
 1962 China Town (lyricist)
 1961 Jhumroo (lyricist)
 1961 Maya (lyricist - as Majrooh)
 1961 Opera House (lyricist)
 1960 Baraat (lyricist)
 1960 Bombai Ka Babu (lyricist)
 1960/I Manzil (lyricist)
 1960 Tu Nahin Aur Sahi (lyrics)
 1960 Sujata (lyricist)
 1960 Bewaqoof (lyricist)
 1959 Dil Deke Dekho (lyricist)
 1959 Jaalsaaz (lyrics - as Majrooh)
 1959 Kal Hamara Hai (lyricist)
 1959 Kali Topi Lal Rumal (lyricist)
 1959 Ardhangini (lyricist)
 1958/I Aakhri Dao (lyricist - as Majrooh)
 1958 Dilli Ka Thug (lyricist)
 1958 Kala Pani (lyricist)
 1958 Lajwanti (lyricist)
 1958 Sitaron Se Aage (lyricist)
 1958 Solva Saal (lyricist)
 1958 Sone Ki Chidiya (lyricist)
 1958 Zimbo (lyricist)
 1958 Naya Zamana (lyricist: film songs)
 1958 12 O'Clock (lyricist)
 1957 Apradhi Kaun? (lyricist)
 1957 Nau Do Gyarah (lyricist)
 1957 Paying Guest (lyricist)
 1957 Tumsa Nahin Dekha (lyricist)
 1956 Bhagam Bhag (lyricist)
 1956 Ek Shola (lyricist)
 1956 Ham Sab Chor Hain (lyricist)
 1956 C.I.D. (lyrics - as Majrooh)
 1955 Garam Coat (lyricist)
 1955 Mr. & Mrs. '55 (lyrics - as Majrooh)
 1954 Aar-Paar (lyricist)
 1954 Chandni Chowk (lyricist)
 1954 Waris (lyricist)
 1953 Baaz (lyricist)
 1953 Daera (lyricist)
 1953 Foot Path (lyricist)
 1949 Andaz (songs)
 1946 Shahjehan (lyricist)
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Alternate Names:

Majrooh | Majrooh Saab | Majruh Sultanpuri
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