Niranjan Iyengar

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Niranjan Iyengar
BornNiranjan Iyengar
Anand, Gujarat, India
Occupation Screenwriter, Lyricist
Nationality Indian
GenreBollywood
Notable worksMy Name Is Khan, Raone, Heroine

Niranjan Iyengar born in Anand, Gujarat, India, is a screenwriter and lyricist particularly known for his work with director Karan Johar. He is also author of the book, The Making of Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.. [1] Niranjan also hosts the talk show Look Who's talking with Niranjan, which is aired on Zee Café. [2]

Anand, Gujarat city in Gujarat, India

Anand is the administrative centre of Anand District in the state of Gujarat, India. It is administered by Anand Municipality. It is part of the region known as Charotar, consisting of Anand and Kheda Districts.

India Country in South Asia

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Screenwriter writer who writes for TV, films, comics and games

A screenplay writer, scriptwriter or scenarist, is a writer who practices the craft of screenwriting, writing screenplays on which mass media, such as films, television programs and video games, are based.

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Selected filmography

MovieYearDialoguesLyricsalign="center">•
Jism 2003
Paap2003
Rog2003
Kal Ho Naa Ho2003
Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2006
I See You2006
Kya Love Story Hai2006
as Niranjan Avinger
Kidnap 2008
Fashion 2008
Life Partner 2009
Wake Up Sid 2009
Kurbaan 2009
We are Family 2010
My Name Is Khan 2010
also wrote the song 'sajda'
Ra.One 2012
Lyrics for the song Chammak Challo, with Vishal Dadlani
Heroine 2012
Student of the Year 2012
D-Day 2013
Heartless 2014
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil 2016

Awards and nominations

Star Screen Awards

Zee Cine Awards

Filmfare Awards

<i>My Name Is Khan</i> 2010 Indian film on a post-9/11 United States directed by Karan Johar

My Name Is Khan is a 2010 Indian drama film directed by Karan Johar, produced by Hiroo Johar and Gauri Khan, and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in lead roles. The film was jointly produced by Dharma Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment and was distributed by FOX Star Entertainment, which had bought the rights for the film for a sum of ₹100 crore, making it the most expensive Bollywood film of 2010. It is also the highest buyover for any Indian film, surpassing Ghajini's record of 90 crore.

Mirchi Music Awards

The Mirchi Music Award for Album of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise the best song of that year.

The 3rd Mirchi Music Awards, presented by Radio Mirchi, honored the best of Hindi music from the year 2010. The ceremony was held on 27 January 2011 at the Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai, and was hosted by Shaan and Sonu Nigam. The program featured many performances, including those by Bappi Lahiri, Usha Uthup, DJ Lloyd, Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. Several award categories were introduced for the first time, including Best Indipop Song, Best Item Number, Best Raag Inspired Song, Best song in Sufi Tradition, and Best Album of Golden Era. Dabangg won a leading eight awards including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for "Munni Badnaam".

The Mirchi Music Award for Lyricist of The Year is given yearly by Radio Mirchi as a part of its annual Mirchi Music Awards for Hindi films, to recognise a lyricist who has delivered an outstanding performance in a film song.

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References

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  2. Olivera, Roshni (23 June 2014). "Lyricist Niranjan Iyengar to delve into star lives". Times of India. Retrieved 7 August 2018.
  3. "Nominees - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2010". 2011-01-30. Retrieved 2018-09-30.