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Name  Rajendra Krishan
Role  Lyricist

Albums  Intaquam
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Born  6 June 1919 (age 68) (1919-06-06) Shimla, Himachal Pradesh, India
Awards  Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist
Music director  Jhoola, Bhabhi, Bari Behen, Jailor, Sharada, Banarasi Babu, Phool Khile Hain Gulshan Gulshan, Aangan
Movies  Bahar, Jhoola, Albela, Bharosa, Khandan

Died  June 6, 1988 (age 68), Mumbai

Similar  Dev Anand, Saira Banu, C Ramchandra

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Rajendra Krishan (6 June 1919 – 23 September 1987) also credited as Rajinder Krishan, was an Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter.

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Biography

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Rajendra Krishan was born in a Duggal family at Jalalpur Jattan on 6 June 1919, in Gujrat District (in present-day Pakistan). Even when he was studying in the eighth class he was attracted towards poetry. In his early work life he had a clerk's job in the municipal office in Simla, where he toiled up to 1942. During that period, he read eastern and western authors extensively and wrote poetry. He expresses his indebtedness to the Urdu poetry of Firaq Gorakhpuri and Ahsan Danish, as well as to the Hindi poems of Pant and Nirala.In those days the newspapers in the Delhi-Punjab brought out special supplements and held poetry contests to mark Krishna Janmashtami, in which he participated regularly.He was attracted towards poetry during his school days.

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In the mid-1940s, Krishan shifted to Mumbai to become a screenwriter. His first screenplay was Janta (1947). His first film as a lyricist was Zanjeer (1947). He was first noted for the script and lyrics of the Motilal-Suraiya starrer Aaj Ki Rat (1948). After the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, Krishan wrote a song Suno Suno Aye Duniyawalon, Bapu Ki Yeh Amar Kahani. The song was sung by Mohammed Rafi and composed by Husnlal Bhagatram, and was a great hit. He also tasted success as a lyricist with the films Badi Bahen (1949) and Lahore (1949).

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Rajendra Krishan knew Tamil language and wrote 18 scripts for AVM Studios films. Rajendra Krishna is known for his association with the composer C. Ramchandra. He worked with several other music directors including Shankar-Jaikishan, Madan Mohan, Hemant Kumar, Sajjad Hussain, Sachin Dev Burman, Rahul Dev Burman, S. Mohinder, Chitragupta, Salil Chowdhury, and Laxmikant-Pyarelal.

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He died on 23 September in Mumbai. After his death, HMV brought out an LP containing 12 of his songs.

Trivia

Rajendra Krishan was considered the richest writer in Hindi cinema. The reason was that he had won a jackpot worth 4,600,000 rupees in horse racing. The sum was considered a huge amount during the late seventies.

Awards

Rajendra Krishan won Filmfare Award for best lyricist for the movie Khandan (1965) for the song "Tumhi mere mandir, tumhi meri pooja".

References

Rajendra Krishan Wikipedia


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