Jan Nisar Akhtar

Lyricist, Producer, Writer
Born: Feb 14, 1914
Death: Aug 19, 1976
 

Jan Nisar Akhtar was an Urdu poet, lyricist and Hindi film producer.

He was born in a family of scholars and poets in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh. After graduating from Aligarh Muslim University, he took up a job as a lecturer of Urdu in Victoria College, Gwalior. He later moved with his family to Bhopal and also got married there. In 1949, he left a stable job as Head of Department at Hamidia College and moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in literature and films.

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Ankhon Hi Ankhon Mein Ishara Ho Gaya Ankhon Hi Ankhon Mein Ishara Ho Gaya
  • Album: C.I.D.
    Singer: Mohammed Rafi, Geeta Dutt
    Music Director: O.P. Nayyar
    Lyricist: Jan Nisar Akhtar
    Genre: Filmi
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    Meri Neendon Mein Tum Meri Neendon Mein Tum
  • Album: Naya Andaz
    Singer: Shamshad Begum, Kishore Kumar
    Music Director: O.P. Nayyar
    Lyricist: Jan Nisar Akhtar
    Genre: Filmi
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    Piya Piya Piya Mera Jiya Pukare Piya Piya Piya Mera Jiya Pukare
  • Album: Baap Re Baap
    Singer: Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar
    Music Director: O.P. Nayyar
    Lyricist: Jan Nisar Akhtar
    Genre: Filmi
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    Yeh Dil Aur Unki Nigaahon Ke Saaye Yeh Dil Aur Unki Nigaahon Ke Saaye
  • Album: Prem Parbat
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Jaidev
    Lyricist: Jan Nisar Akhtar
    Genre: Sugam, Pahadi
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    Ashaar Mere Yun Toh Zamane Ke Liye Hain Ashaar Mere Yun Toh Zamane Ke Liye Hain
     
    Album: Ashaar Mere Yun Toh Zamane Ke
    Singer: Mukesh
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Jan Nisar Akhtar
    Genre: Ghazal
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