O. P. Nayyar

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O. P. Nayyar

Born:16 Jan 1926
Died:28 Jan 2007

O. P. Nayyar filmography (Most recent movies)

Zid (1994)Music DirectorBuy

Nishchaiy (1992)Music DirectorBuy

Bin Maa Ke Bachche (1980)Music DirectorBuy

Heera Moti (1979)Music DirectorBuy

Khoon Ka Badla Khoon (1978)Music DirectorBuy

Pran Jaye Par Vachan Na Jaye (1974)Music DirectorBuy

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O. P. Nayyar biography

Omkar Prasad Nayyar, fondly called O.P.Nayyar or just O.P., was born on 16 January 1926, in Lahore. His father was a superintendent in a Government medical store. O.P. was never interested in studies. Music was his passion. At the age of 11, he was employed by AIR, Jalandhar. When he was just 17, he composed the track ‘Preetam aan milo…’. HMV recorded the song in C.H.Atma’s voice in 1945 and released the 78 rpm EP on Regal.

O. P. Nayyar started his career as a music composer in Bollywood by composing the background score for movies like Kaneez (1949) and Aasmaan (1952). His first soundtrack was also in Aasmaan, followed by Guru Dutt’s Baaz (1953). Unfortunately for Nayyar, in spite of the film having some great songs like ‘Zara saamne aa…’, ‘Maajhi albele…’, ‘Ae dil ...By Divya» read full biography

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Mohd Rafi delivered a series of hit songs for Shankar Jaikishan. He used to devote so much time to them that it started hurting other composers. On one such instance, due to an SJ song recording, he reached late for a O P Nayyar song. The short tempered O P Nayyar was so furious that he debarred Rafi from his films and replaced him by Mahendra Kapoor, which went on for years.By Pravir

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