Sahir Ludhianvi details, Age, Family, Awards & More

Sahir Ludhianvi was one of the best Bollywood songwriter and poet, mainly worked in Hindi and Urdu language.


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NameSahir Ludhianvi
Birth NameAbdul Hayee
Birthday 8 March 1921
Bithplace Ludhiana, Punjab
Birth countryIndia
ProfessionPoet, Lyricist and Writer
Known asNotable poet
First Song Badal Rahi Hai Zindagi (1949)
FatherFazal Mohammad
MotherSardar Begum
Wife 25 October 1980 (Mumbai, India)

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Some more details on Sahir Ludhianvi

  • Sahir Ludhianvi is very famous Hindi and Urdu poet.
  • He was born in 1921, in Ludhiana, Punjab.
  • Sahir Ludhianvi studied in Government College, Ludhiana.
  • There is an auditorium with his name in College.
  • His contribution is Bollywood is highly appreciable.
  • Before the partition of India, in 1943, Sahir shifted to Lahore, Pakistan.
  • In 1949 Sahir Ludhianvi came to India after the partition of India.
  • After 2 months, he moved to Mumbai.
  • He won the Filmfare awards two times for the best Bollywood lyricist.
  • First Filmfare Award for the movie ‘Taj Mahal’ in 1963.
  • Sahir Ludhianvi built a Bungalow in 1970 in Mumbai, he lived here till his death.
  • It is said that Sahir Ludhianvi truly loves ‘Amrita Pritam’.
  • Sahir Ludhianvi never married.
  • In 1949, he debut with Film ‘Azadi Ki Raah Par’.
  • Sahir Ludhianvi worked with various names, including, Khayyam, Ravi, Roshan, S.D Burman and Datta Naik.
  • Sahir also worked with Composers Laxmikant-Pyarelal and Shankar-Jaikishan.
  • Sahir Ludhianvi songs with the voice of Mohd. Rafi and Mukesh are very famous.
  • The Govt. of India honored Sahir with Padma Shri in 1971.
  • Second Filmfare Award for the movie ‘Kabhie Kabhi’ in 1976.
  • In 1980, Sahir Ludhianvi died in Mumbai due to heart attack.
  • Sahir was buried at the Juhu Muslim cemetery, Mumbai.
  • His famous works include Song ‘Main Pal do pal ka Shayar hu’. ‘Mere mehboob kahin aur’ , ”Yeh dil tum bin kahin lagta nahi’.
  • In 2020, still, Sahir Ludhianvi is very famous for his Lyrics.


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Sahir ludhianvi with Amrita Pritam

Sahir Ludhianvi with his lover Amrita Pritam, who was also a big poet.





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