Khumar Barabankvi

Lyricist
Born: 1919
Death: Feb 19, 1999
 

Khumar Barabankvi was an Urdu poet whose real name was Mohammed Haider Khan. Hailing from Barabanki in Uttar Pradesh, he wrote under the pseudonym Khumar, which is a derivative of the Arabic word meaning ‘intoxication’.

Born in 1919, Barabankvi has left his mark in the Hindi film industry through movies like “Shahjahan” (1946), “Baradari” (1955) and “Saaz Aur Awaaz” (1966). His closest association in the industry was with music composer Naushad, for whom he has written many songs.

A collection of his poems has been published under the title, “Aatish-E-Tar”. Khumar passed away in 1999 at the age of 80.

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Tasveer Banaata Hoon Tasveer Nahin Banti Tasveer Banaata Hoon Tasveer Nahin Banti
  • Album: Baradari
    Singer: Talat Mahmood
    Music Director: Nashad
    Lyricist: Khumar Barabankvi
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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    Bhula Nahin Dena Ji Bhula Nahin Dena Ji
  • Album: Baradari
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi
    Music Director: Nashad
    Lyricist: Khumar Barabankvi
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Tasveer Banaata Hoon Tasveer Nahin Banti Tasveer Banaata Hoon Tasveer Nahin Banti
  • Album: Close To My Heart
    Singer: Jagjit Singh
    Music Director: Nashad
    Lyricist: Khumar Barabankvi
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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    Mujhe Phir Wahi Yaad Aane Lage Hain Mujhe Phir Wahi Yaad Aane Lage Hain
  • Album: Gulfam
    Singer: Hariharan
    Music Director: Jolly Mukherjee
    Lyricist: Khumar Barabankvi
    Artist: Hariharan, Jolly Mukherjee
    Genre: Ghazal
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    Aaj Mere Naseeb Ne Mujhko Rula Rula Diya Aaj Mere Naseeb Ne Mujhko Rula Rula Diya
  • Album: Hulchul
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Sajjad Hussain
    Lyricist: Khumar Barabankvi
    Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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