Sahir Ludhianvi was one of Hindi Cinema’s most revered poet and Lyricist.He has penned songs for calssics like Naya Daur, Pyaasa & Kabhi kabhi.
Sahir Ludhianvi was an Indian poet and film lyricist who wrote in the Hindi and Urdu languages. His work influenced Indian cinema, in particular Bollywood film.Sahir won a Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist for Taj Mahal (1963).
He won a second Filmfare Award for Best Lyricist for his work on Kabhie Kabhie (1976) and he was awarded the Padma Shri in 1971. Sahir’s partners were Amrita Pritam, a poetess, novelist and essayist and later Sudha Malhotra, a singer and actress. Although there were also other women in his life, he did not marry. On 25 October 1980, at the age of fifty-nine, Sahir died due to sudden cardiac death.