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Khumar Barabankavi

1919 - 1999 | Barabanki, India

Popular poet who also penned film lyrics.

Popular poet who also penned film lyrics.

Pen Name : 'Khumar'

Real Name : Mohammad Haider Khan

Born : 15 Sep 1919 | Barabanki, Uttar pradesh

Died : 19 Feb 1999

na haarā hai ishq aur na duniyā thakī hai

diyā jal rahā hai havā chal rahī hai

na haara hai ishq aur na duniya thaki hai

diya jal raha hai hawa chal rahi hai

Poet and lyricist Khumar Barabankvi was born at Barabankavi, Uttar Pradesh on 19th Sep 1919. His actual name was Mohammed Haidar Khan, but he was popularly known by his pen name, which is, Khumar, which means intoxication. His book of sher-o-shayari was published under the title 'Aatish-e-Tar'. Khumar has also written lyrics for Hindi films like Shahjahan, Baradari, Saaz aur Awaaz, Love and God, etc. He died in 1999.

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