Khayyam

Also credited as: Sharmaji
Singer, Music Director, Artist, Actor
Associated With: Sharmaji - Varmaji
Born: Feb 18, 1927
 

Born in Jalandhar in 1927, Khayyam ran away to Delhi when he was a young boy when his parents did not accept his love for music. He later travelled to Lahore to learn music under Baba Chishti and later under Pandit Amarnath. He had even enrolled in the army in 1943, where he was a part of the cultural troupe led by Faiz Amhed Faiz. After the war, he left for Mumbai to work in films.

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Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 2009 - Filmfare Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2011 - Mirchi Music Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2011 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • Album Awards:
  • 1976 - Filmfare Awards - Best Music Director - Kabhi Kabhie
  • 1981 - National Film Awards - Best Music Direction (Songs) - Umrao Jaan
  • 1981 - Filmfare Awards - Best Music Director - Umrao Jaan

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Music Director



 

Singer

Dil Yun Yun Karta Hai Dil Yun Yun Karta Hai
  • Album: Heer Ranjha
    Singer: Geeta Roy, Khayyam
    Music Director: Sharmaji - Varmaji
    Lyricist: Wali Sahab
    Genre: Filmi
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    Donon Jahaan Teri Mohabbat Mein Haar Ke Donon Jahaan Teri Mohabbat Mein Haar Ke
     
    Album: Romeo And Juliet
    Singer: Khayyam, Zohrabai Ambalewali
    Music Director: Husnlal - Bhagatram
    Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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    Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 1 Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 1
  • Album: Anjuman
    Singer: Khayyam, Jagjeet Kaur
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
    Genre: Sugam
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    Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 2 Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 2
  • Album: Anjuman
    Singer: Khayyam, Jagjeet Kaur
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
    Genre: Sugam
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    Most Popular Songs

    Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein (Male) Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein (Male)
  • Album: Kabhi Kabhie
    Singer: Mukesh
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Tum Apna Ranj-O-Gham Apni Pareshani Mukhe De Do Tum Apna Ranj-O-Gham Apni Pareshani Mukhe De Do
  • Album: Shagoon
    Singer: Jagjeet Kaur
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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    Dil Cheez Kya Hai Aap Meri Jaan Leejiye Dil Cheez Kya Hai Aap Meri Jaan Leejiye
  • Album: Umrao Jaan
    Singer: Asha Bhosle
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Shahryar
    Genre: Ghazal
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    In Aankhon Ki Masti Ke Mastane Hazaron Hain In Aankhon Ki Masti Ke Mastane Hazaron Hain
  • Album: Umrao Jaan
    Singer: Asha Bhosle
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Shahryar
    Genre: Ghazal
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    Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon
  • Album: Kabhi Kabhie
    Singer: Mukesh
    Music Director: Khayyam
    Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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