Pyarelal Santoshi

Also credited as: P.L. Santoshi, Pyare Lal Santoshi, Pandit Santoshi, Santoshi
Lyricist, Director, Writer, Actor, Producer
Born: Aug 16, 1916
Death: Sep 07, 1978
 

Pyarelal Santoshi (alternately credited as P.L. Santoshi) was a producer, director, writer and lyricist in Hindi films. He was born Pyarelal Srivastava on August 16, 1916 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

“Aana Meri Jaan Meri Jaan Sunday Key Sunday” (“Shehnai”, 1947) and “O Neend Na Mujhko Aaye” (“Post Box 999”, 1958) are among his most popular songs. He wrote lyrics for over 50 films in a career spanning four decades.

P.L. Santoshi’s son Rajkumar Santoshi is an acclaimed Hindi film producer and director himself.

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Most Popular Songs

Tum Kya Jaano Tumhari Yaad Mein Hum Kitna Roye Tum Kya Jaano Tumhari Yaad Mein Hum Kitna Roye
  • Album: Shin Shinaki Boobla Boo
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: C. Ramchandra
    Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
    Genre: Sugam
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    O Neend Na Mujhko Aaye O Neend Na Mujhko Aaye
  • Album: Post Box 999
    Singer: Hemant Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Kalyanji Veerji Shah
    Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
    Genre: Filmi
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    Teriya Teriya Teriya Totari Teriya Do Jaan Ausne Jo Teriya Teriya Teriya Totari Teriya Do Jaan Ausne Jo
  • Album: Chalis Baba Ek Chor
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Chitalkar
    Music Director: S.D. Burman
    Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
    Genre: Filmi
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    Oopar Hai Baadariya Kaari Oopar Hai Baadariya Kaari
  • Album: Milan
    Singer: Shankar Dasgupta
    Music Director: Anil Biswas
    Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
    Genre: Filmi
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    Dilon Ke Melon Ka Naam Picnic Dilon Ke Melon Ka Naam Picnic
     
    Album: Nadan
    Singer: Geeta Dutt, C. Ramchandra
    Music Director: Chic Chocolate
    Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
    Genre: Filmi, Classic Pop, Western Folk
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    Filmography


    Actor


    Moti Ka Har (Pearl Necklace)
           
     

    Director


    Apni Chhaya

    Barsaat Ki Raat

    Chalis Baba Ek Chor

    Chham Chhamaa Chham

    Dil Hi To Hai
     

    Writer


    Apni Chhaya

    Barsaat Ki Raat

    Gul-E-Bakavali

    Honeymoon

    Hum Ek Hain
     

    Producer


    Khidki

    Shin Shinaki Boobla Boo
         
     
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