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Born:30 Aug 1923
Died:14 Dec 1966

Shailendra filmography (Most recent movies)

Makdee (2002)ActorBuy

Ghar Bazaar (1998)Actor

Zordaar (1996)Assistant EditorBuy

Dil Tera Deewana (1996)LyricsBuy

Vijaypath (1994)LyricsBuy

Andhera (1994)LyricsBuy

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Shailendra biography

Son of Sri Kesarilal and Parvati Devi, Sailendra was born in Rawalpindi on 30th August 1923. He was the eldest of the four sons. During his childhood days his family moved to Mathura for good but the accidental death of his mother after the shift caused a deep pain for Shailendra, which almost turned him an atheist.

Shailendra started his career with the orthodox method of joining the government organization and lead his secure life. His job in Indian Railways brought him to the city of Bombay in 1947, when the Indian freedom struggle was at its best. He spent more of his duty hours writing poetry than toiling in the workshop. Once, when he was reading out his poem Jalta hai Punjab at a Kavi Samelan, filmmaker Raj Kapoor noticed him. He offered to buy poems written ...By Neetal» read full biography

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Shailendra died on 14th December 1966, which ironically was the birthday of his closest friend and aid Raj Kapoor, who was emotionally broken by his death and said "of all days in the year he chose this day to leave the world".By Pravir

In those days, famous composers would recommend lyricists to producers. Shankar-Jaikishan had promised Shailendra that they would recommend him around, but didn't keep their promise. Shailendra sent them a note with the lines, "Chhoti Si Ye Duniya Pehchaane Raaste Hain, Kahin To Miloge, To Poochhenge Haal". Shankar-Jaikishan realized what the message meant and having said sorry, turned the lines into a timeless classic song for the film "Rungoli".By Pravir

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