Saturday , November 27 2021

Sahir Ludhianvi

Sahir Ludhianvi 1921 – 1980 ! Mumbai, India.


Sahir Ludhianvi was born on 8 March 1921 Ludhiana, Punjab, British India. His real name was Abdul Hayee Fazl Mohammad and takhallus pen name was “Sahir” which meant enchanter or magician. He was an Indian poet and film lyricist who wrote in the Hindi and Urdu languages. His work influenced Indian cinema, in particular Bollywood film. Sahir won a Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist for Taj Mahal (1963). He won a second Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist for his work on Kabhie Kabhie (1976). He was awarded the Padma Shri in 1971. On 8 March 2013, the ninety-second anniversary of Sahir’s birth, a commemorative stamp was issued in his honour. He died on 25 October 1980 in Mumbai, India. is the best place to read Sahir Ludhianvi poetry.