Saawan Kumar Tak

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Saawan Kumar Tak
Born (1936-08-09) 9 August 1936 (age 79)
India Jaipur, India
Occupation Director
Screenwriter
Producer
Lyricist
Years active 1970–

Saawan Kumar Tak is an Indian film director, producer, and lyricist. He has directed many Hindi films, including Gomti Ke Kinare, Hawas, Chaand Kaa Tukdaa, Sanam Bewafa, and Saawan... The Love Season. He is credited with giving break to actors such as Sanjeev Kumar and Junior Mehmood.[1]

Saawan Kumar began his career as the producer of the 1967 Sanjeev Kumar starer film Naunihal. The film received the Presidential mention at the National Awards.[1] His directorial debut was with the film Gomti Ke Kinare (1972), which was Meena Kumari's last film, and released posthumously.[2] He is also a prolific lyricist and has written songs for most of his produced and directed films. Apart from this, he has written the lyrics of songs from movies produced and directed by other film-makers. Among these are "Sabak", the 1973 movie starring Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam and featuring the popular song "Barkha Rani Zara Jamke Barso". He penned some songs from the film Kaho Na Pyaar Hain and all the songs from the 2004 film Dev.[1][3]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Anuj Kumar (17 May 2012). "My first break: Saawan Kumar Tak". The Hindu. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  2. ^ Saran, Renu (2014). Encyclopedia of Bollywood–Film Actresses. Diamond Pocket Books Pvt Ltd. pp. 61–. ISBN 978-93-5083-691-0. 
  3. ^ "Partial list of songs penned by Saawan Kumar". Retrieved 2 October 2012. 

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