Shailendra

Lyricist, Artist, Actor, Producer, Writer
Born: Aug 30, 1923
Death: Dec 14, 1966
 

Lyricist Shankardas Kesarilal, who went by the pen name Shailendra, was born in  Rawalpindi, modern day Pakistan. His family moved to Mathura when he was child, a trip that cost his mother her life. Her death came as a big blow to Shailendra, who eventually lost faith in God. At the peak of Indian Freedom struggle, he landed a job with Indian Railways, which required him to move to Mumbai.

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Kisi Ki Muskurahaton Pe Ho Nisar Kisi Ki Muskurahaton Pe Ho Nisar
  • Album: Anari
    Singer: Mukesh
    Music Director: Shankar - Jaikishan
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Genre: Filmi, Classic Pop
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    Dil Ki Nazar Se Dil Ki Nazar Se
  • Album: Anari
    Singer: Mukesh, Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Shankar - Jaikishan
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Genre: Filmi, Classic Pop
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    Haay Re Woh Din Kyun Na Aaye Haay Re Woh Din Kyun Na Aaye
  • Album: Anuradha
    Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
    Music Director: Pandit Ravi Shankar
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Koi Lauta De Mere Beete Hue Din Koi Lauta De Mere Beete Hue Din
  • Album: Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein
    Singer: Kishore Kumar
    Music Director: Kishore Kumar
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Genre: Filmi
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    Poochho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitai Poochho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitai
  • Album: Meri Surat Teri Ankhen
    Singer: Manna Dey
    Music Director: S.D. Burman
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Genre: Hindustani, Sugam
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