Indeevar

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Indeevar
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Born
Shyamalal Babu Rai

18 August 1924
Died27 February 1997(1997-02-27) (aged 73)
OccupationLyricist

Shyamalal Babu Rai, known professionally as Indeevar, (also credited as Indiwar and Indeewar) (1 January 1924 – 27 February 1997)[1] was one of the leading Hindi film lyricists in the 1960s.[2]

Early life[edit]

He was born in Barua Sagar of Jhansi district of Uttar Pradesh and grew up in Barua Sagar in Jhansi District. He moved to Mumbai to pursue a professional career as a lyricist.

Career[edit]

He got recognition in Malhar in 1951, where he penned "Bade Armano Se Rakkha Hai Balam Teri Kasam" which was set to music by Roshan. He wrote over a thousand songs in over 300 films in a career spanning over four decades[citation needed]. Indivar also wrote songs for famous pop duo Nazia Hassan and Zohaib Hassan. Nazia Hassan's famous songs "Aap Jaisa Koi", "Boom Boom", "Meherbani", "Dil ki Lagi" & Zohaib Hassan's "Star" was written by Indeevar.[1]

Major Hits[edit]

Tum se Badkar Duniya mei (kaamchor)

Nile Nile Ambar Par (Kalakaar)

Bade aarmano se rakhha hai (Malhar)

Roshan tumhi se duniya (Parasmani)

Paas baitho tabiyat (Punarmilan)

Hum ne tujhko pyar kiya hai (Dulha Dulhan)

Jo pyar tu ne mujhko diya tha (Dulha Dulhan)

Jis dil me basa tha pyar (Saheli)

Waqt karta jo wafa (Dil Ne Pukaara)

Har Khushi ho wahan (Upkaar)

Kasme waade pyar wafa (Upkaar)

Phool tumhe bheja hai khat me (Saraswati Chandra)

Chhod de saari duniya kisi ke liye (Saraswati Chandra)

Chandan sa badan (Saraswati Chandra)

Mahlon ka raja mila (Anokhi Raat)

Taal mile nadi ke jal me (Anokhi Raat)

Koi jab tumhara hriday tod de (Purab Aur Paschim)

Hai preet jahan ki reet sada (Purab Aur Paschim)

Darpan ko dekha tu ne (Upaasana)

Yuhin tum mujhse baat karti ho (Sachha Jhoota)

Meri pyaari baheniyan (Sachha Jhoota)

Zindagi ka safar (Safar)

Jeevan se bhari teri aankhen (Safar)

Hum they jin ke sahaare (Safar)

Nadiya chale chale re dhaara (Safar)

Jo tum ko ho pasand (Safar)

Tere hothon ke do phool (Paras)

He re kanhaiya (Chhoti Bahu)

Tum mile pyar se (Apraadh)

Roop tera aaisa darpan me na (Ek Baar Muskura Do)

Savere ka suraj tumhare liye (Ek Baar Muskura Do)

Samjhauta ghamon se kar lo (Samjhauta)

Sab ke rahete lagta hai jaise (Samjhauta)

Dil aaisa kisi ne mera toda (Amaanush)

Har koi chahta hai (Ek Muthhi Aasmaan)

Tere chehre me woh jadoo hai (Dharmatma)

Madhuban khushboo deta hai (Saajan Bina Suhagan)

Hum tumhe chahte hai aaise (Qurbaani)

Jeevan mitaana hai diwaanapan (Aarmaan)

Pyar hi jeene ki soorat hai (Aarmaan)

Hothon se chhoo lo tum (Prem Geet)

Dushman na kare dost ne (Aakhir Kiyun)

Tum Mile Dil Khile (Criminal)

Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye (Jurm)

Ek tu na mila (Himalaya ki god me)

Awards[edit]

Year Nominee / work Award Result
1966 "Ek Tu Na Mila" (Himalaya Ki God Mein) Filmfare Best Lyricist Award Nominated
1974 "Samjhauta Ghamon Se Kar Lo" (Samjhauta) Nominated
1975 "Behnane Bhai Ki Kalai" (Resham Ki Dori) Nominated
1976 "Dil Aisa Kisi Ne Mera Toda" (Amanush) Won
1985 "Pyar Ka Tohfa Tera" (Tohfa) Nominated

Discography[edit]

Year Film Songs Notes
1994 Vijaypath "Ladke Aaj Ke Ladke"
1994 The Gentleman "Roop Suhana Lagta Hai", "What Is Love"
1994 Mohra "Na Kajre Ki Dhar", "Dil Har Koi"
1994 Criminal All Songs
1995 Jawab "Ek Tak Ant Thak"
1995 Karan Arjun All Songs
1996 Yeh Hai Mumbai Meri Jaan/Mr. Aashiq All Songs
1996 Fareb "Yeh Teri Aankhen Jhuki Jhuki", "Pyar Ka Milna"
1997 Auzaar "Dil Ke Sau Tukde"
1997 Koyla All Songs
1997 Imaan Beiman All Songs
1998 Ghulam "Tujhko Kya"
1998 Kudrat "Aaj Hoke Rahe Apna Milan", "Ishq Bhala Kya Hai", "Humse Mohabbat Mein", "Main Hoon Albeli", "Tujhe Dene Ko"
1999 Sarfarosh "Meri Raton Ki Neendein Uda De"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lyricist - Indeevar". www.hindilyrix.com. Archived from the original on 19 August 2004.
  2. ^ Tankha, Madhur (3 September 2014). "Zindagi ka safar…with Indeevar". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 25 March 2019.

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