Verma Malik (Hindi: वर्मा मलिक ) (13 April 1925, Firozpur – 15 March 2009, Juhu) was a Bollywood lyricist. He was an active freedom fighter during the British Raj. He wrote many patriotic songs and lived in India after partition. He wrote Bhajan and recited them immediately prior to penning lyrics for films. Hansraj Behl helped him in the beginning of his career. His first big break was as Yadgar in the 1970 film by Manoj Kumar. He is known for the song 'Ek Tara Bole'.