Shailendra

Lyricist, Artist, Actor, Producer, Writer
Born: Aug 30, 1923
Death: Dec 14, 1966
 

Lyricist Shankardas Kesarilal, who went by the pen name Shailendra, was born in  Rawalpindi, modern day Pakistan. His family moved to Mathura when he was child, a trip that cost his mother her life. Her death came as a big blow to Shailendra, who eventually lost faith in God. At the peak of Indian Freedom struggle, he landed a job with Indian Railways, which required him to move to Mumbai.

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Poochho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitayi (Sad) Poochho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitayi (Sad)
Album: Meri Surat Teri Ankhen
Singer: Manna Dey, S.D. Batish
Music Director: S.D. Burman
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Hindustani, Sugam
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
Label: Saregama
 
Haay Re Woh Din Kyun Na Aaye Haay Re Woh Din Kyun Na Aaye
Album: Anuradha
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: Pandit Ravi Shankar
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Koi Lauta De Mere Beete Hue Din Koi Lauta De Mere Beete Hue Din
Album: Door Gagan Ki Chhaon Mein
Singer: Kishore Kumar
Music Director: Kishore Kumar
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Filmi
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Poochho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitayi Poochho Na Kaise Maine Rain Bitayi
Album: Meri Surat Teri Ankhen
Singer: Manna Dey
Music Director: S.D. Burman
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Hindustani, Sugam
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Raat Ke Humsafar Raat Ke Humsafar
Album: An Evening In Paris
Singer: Asha Bhosle, Mohammed Rafi
Music Director: Shankar - Jaikishan
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Filmi
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Label: Saregama
 



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