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Rahi Masoom Reza
|Born||1 August 1927|
Ghazipur, United Provinces, British India
|Died||15 March 1992 64) (aged|
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation||Novelist, Urdu poet|
|Notable awards||1979 Filmfare Best Dialogue Award: Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki|
Rahi Masoom Raza (1 August 1927 – 15 March 1992), born in Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh, India, was an Urdu poet. He won the Filmfare Best Dialogue Award for the hit film Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki in 1979, followed by Mili and Lamhe , which he won posthumously. He also wrote in Hindustani and Hindi language and was a lyricist of Bollywood.
Ghazipur, is a town in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. Ghazipur city is the administrative headquarters of the Ghazipur district, one of the four districts that form the Varanasi division of Uttar Pradesh. The city of Ghazipur also constitutes one of the five distinct tehsils, or subdivisions, of the Ghazipur district.
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki is a 1978 Indian film directed by Raj Khosla and Sudesh Issar. It is based on a Marathi novel titled Ashi Tujhi Preet by Chandrakant Kakodkar.
Mili is a 1975 Bollywood romantic drama film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It starred Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan and Ashok Kumar in lead roles. Jaya Bachchan received a Filmfare nomination as Best Actress, the only nomination for the film. The film was later remade in Telugu in 1976 as Jyothi starring Jayasudha in the title role. This film was the last film of legendary music director Sachin Dev Burman.
Rahi Masoom Raza was born in a Muslim family in a village named Gangauli,located in district of Uttar Pradesh, the most populous state in Northern India. Raza completed his early education in and around Ghazipur, from where he went to Aligarh Muslim University to complete higher studies. He completed a doctorate in Hindustani Literature and pursued a career in literature.
Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. With roughly 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populous state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world. It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh during British rule, and was renamed Uttar Pradesh in 1950. The state is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts with the capital being Lucknow. The main ethnic group is the Hindavi people, forming the demographic plurality. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttarakhand, was carved out from the state's Himalayan hill region. The two major rivers of the state, the Ganga and Yamuna, join at Allahabad (Prayagraj) and then flow as the Ganga further east. Hindi is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.
Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) is a public central university, located in Aligarh in the state of Uttar Pradesh in India. It was originally established by Sir Syed Ahmad Khan as Mohammedan Anglo-Oriental College in 1875. The college became Aligarh Muslim University, according to the Aligarh Muslim University Act in 1920. The main campus, located in the city of Aligarh, is spread across 1155 acres of land.
He wrote the script and dialogues for a popular TV serial, Mahabharat . The TV serial was based on the epic, the Mahabharata. The serial became one of the most popular TV serials of India, with a peak television rating around 86%.
Mahabharat is an Indian television series based on the Hindu epic of the same name. The 94-episode Hindi series had its original run from 2 October 1988 to 15 July 1990 on DD National. It was produced by B. R. Chopra and directed by his son, Ravi Chopra. The music was composed by Raj Kamal. The script was written by the Urdu poet Rahi Masoom Raza, based on the original story by Vyasa. Costumes for the series were provided by Maganlal Dresswala.
The Mahābhārata is one of the two major Sanskrit epics of ancient India, the other being the Rāmāyaṇa. It narrates the struggle between two groups of cousins in the Kurukshetra War and the fates of the Kaurava and the Pāṇḍava princes and their succession. Along with the epic Rāmāyaṇa, it forms the Hindu Itihasa.
The following is an illustrative list of his works in different genres of writing:
Genre is any form or type of communication in any mode with socially-agreed-upon conventions developed over time. Genre is most popularly known as a category of literature, music, or other forms of art or entertainment, whether written or spoken, audio or visual, based on some set of stylistic criteria, yet genres can be aesthetic, rhetorical, communicative, or functional. Genres form by conventions that change over time as cultures invent new genres and discontinue the use of old ones. Often, works fit into multiple genres by way of borrowing and recombining these conventions. Stand-alone texts, works, or pieces of communication may have individual styles, but genres are amalgams of these texts based on agreed-upon or socially inferred conventions. Some genres may have rigid, strictly adhered-to guidelines, while others may show great flexibility.
Kissi Se Na Kehna 1983 Hindi-language Indian romantic comedy feature film directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. It stars Farooq Shaikh, Deepti Naval and Utpal Dutt. The movie is loosely based on the 1976 Bengali movie Mohunbaganer Meye.
Disco Dancer is a 1982 Indian Bollywood musical drama film, written by Rahi Masoom Raza and directed by Babbar Subhash. It stars Mithun Chakraborty in the lead role, with Kim Yashpal and Rajesh Khanna in supporting roles. The film tells the rags-to-riches story of a young street performer from the slums of Bombay. The film is known for its filmi disco Bollywood songs, composed by Bappi Lahiri and written by Faruk Kaiser. Popular songs include "Jimmy Jimmy Jimmy Aaja" sung by Parvati Khan, "I am a Disco Dancer" sung by Vijay Benedict, "Yaad Aa Raha Hai" sung by Lahiri, and "Goro Ki Na Kaalo Ki" sung by Suresh Wadkar with Usha Mangeshkar.
Alaap is a 1977 Indian film produced by Hrishikesh Mukerjee and N.C Sippy and directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee. The film stars Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Asrani, Farida Jalal, Om Prakash and Manmohan. The music is by Jaidev.
Hindustani, also known as Hindi-Urdu and historically also known as Hindavi, Dehlavi and Rekhta, is the lingua franca of Northern India and Pakistan. It is an Indo-Aryan language, deriving its base primarily from the Khariboli dialect of Delhi. The language incorporates a large amount of vocabulary from Prakrit, Sanskrit, as well as Persian and Arabic. It is a pluricentric language, with two official forms, Modern Standard Hindi and Modern Standard Urdu, which are its standardised registers. According to Ethnologue's 2019 estimates, if Hindi and Urdu are taken together as Hindustani, the language is the 3rd-most spoken language in the world, with approximately 409.8 million native speakers and a total of 785.6 million speakers.
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Neem Ka Ped is an Indian television drama-series that was edited and directed by Gurbir Singh Grewal and produced by Nawman Malik. It was written by Dr. Rahi Masoom Raza.
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Aurat is a 1940 Indian film, directed by Mehboob Khan, starring Sardar Akhtar, Surendra, Yakub, Kanhaiyalal and Arun Kumar Ahuja. The film's music is by Anil Biswas and dialogue is by Wajahat Mirza. Mehboob Khan later remade this film as Mother India (1957), which is considered as one of the biggest hits of all time in Indian Cinema. The movie was reported to have the shades of Pearl S. Buck's The Good Earth.
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