A.M. Turaz is a renowned lyricist in the Indian Film Industry. He is also a scriptwriter of movies and television, director and poet. He has given numerous hits to Bollywood. His work captures a unique blend of Hindi and Urdu languages. He also pens down ghazals and mushaira. The lyricist most acknowledged works include lyrics for 'Ghoomar-Ghoomar’, ‘Kabhi Jo Badal Barse', 'Udi', 'Aayat', 'Aaj Ibaadat'.

A.M. Turaz was born on 19th of September in the year 1981 in a village named Sambhaleheda, located in Miranpur, Muzaffarnagar, and Uttar Pradesh India. He received his education in Miranpur and after that, he moved to Mumbai as he wanted to be a lyricist in movies. He started as a scriptwriter for television in the year 2005. His first few years there was the struggling phase of his career as he did not receive much recognition at that time. He started as a scriptwriter for television in the year 2005.

The first movie in which he got work was 'Kudiyon Ka Hai Zamaana' in the year 2006. In 2007 he penned lyrics for a song in 'Khallas: The Beginning of End', for ‘Ruslan', ‘Wada Raha' and ‘Jail' in 2009, 'Mumbai 118' and 'Guzaarish' in 2010.

He wrote the song 'Udi' for the well-known Sanjay Leela Bhansali's 'Guzaarish' which gathered much praise and success. The song became very popular, especially for its wonderful lyrics. Turaz worked with Sanjay Leela Bhansali again for the movies, 'Bajirao Mastani' and 'Padmaavat' for the songs such as 'Aayat' and 'Ghoomar-Ghoomar' which are very popular.

In 2011 he worked for the movie 'Khaab' and 'Lanka'. In 2012 he wrote lyrics for three movies 'Ghost', 'Will you marry me’,’David’,' Jackpot Click to look into! >> Read More... ' in 2013. The song 'Kabhi Jo Badal Barse' of Jackpot became a great hit. He worked for the movies 'Jeet lenge Jahan', 'Baat Ban Gayi' and ' Chakravyuh Click to look into! >> Read More... '.

His lyrics received criticism for the song 'Tata, Birla and Ambani' in Chakravyuh and it also created controversies. In 2014 he penned lyrics for 'The Unforgettable', '3 A.M' ' Traffic Click to look into! >> Read More... ', ' Wazir Click to look into! >> Read More... ', ' Direct Ishq 'Direct Ishq' is a full packed Bollywood masala m >> Read More... ' and 'Ek Tera Sath' in 2016.

Turaz is known for writing the romantic songs. His works are the amalgamation of his experiences and expenditures. He loves travelling and meeting people of diverse culture and countries, he likes to interact with them and know their perspective on life.

He is the writer of the book ' Lamhe Click to look into! >> Read More... ' which includes Hindi poetry and its publisher is Poets Corner Group. He received Radio Mirchi Award in the year 2015 and 2017. He is a member of Central Board of Film Certification and GMVSS, Delhi.

Kaifi Azmi Hindi Actor

Kaifi Azmi

Kaifi Azmi is born as Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi. He is a famous poet, songwriter, and lyricist. He was born on January 14, and the year 1919. He was born in Azamgarh district of United Province (British India), now Uttar Pradesh, India. His wife's name is ShaukatKaifi. They have two children. They have a daughter and a son. His son name is Baba Azmi, who is an Indian cinematographer. His daughter name is Shabana Azmi, who is an Indian actor for television, movie, And Theater. Kaifi was born in a Shia Muslim family in the village name as Mizwaa. Kaifi is a famous Urdu poet. He has combined the Urdu Literature with the Indian motion pictures. He also joins the Mushairas. He has participated in the mushairas with the PirzadaQasim, Jon Elia. He has well established himself for the poetry, literature, and Films. He did ghazal writing at the age of eleven ‘Itna to Zindagi Mein Kisi ki khalal pade.’ At the time ‘Quit India Movement,’ in the year 1942 he drops his studies of Persian and Urdu. After this, he has joined the ‘Communist Party of India' in the year 1943 and became a ‘Marxist' at the age of 19. Kaifi has a very great leadership quality. After some time, he did the membership of ‘Progressive Writers' Movement' of India. He joined textile mills of Kanpur and stayed there for sometimes. After this, he gains the membership of Ali Sardar Jafri's paper ‘Quami Jung' to writing the poetry in the year 1943. Kaifi likes to write the lyrics. He wrote the first lyrics for the movie ‘Buzdil' in the year 1952. The director name of the movie is ShahidLateef. His famous song for the film AakhriKhat, Haqeeqat, HansteZakhm, Arth, Shama, KaagazKePhool, Shola Aur Shabnam, and Anupama. He also writes the lyrics for film ‘HeerRanzha,’ whose director is Chetan Anand. He is the winner of National Award and Filmfare Award for the screenplay and dialogue for ‘Gram Hawa.' The director of the film is Sathyu. This film is the masterpiece of Sathyu. Kaifi is the only Urdu poet who owns the most number of Awards. He is the winner of ‘Padma Shri,' ‘SahityaAkademi Award,' ‘SahityaAkademi Fellowship,' ‘Maharashtra Gaurav award by government of Maharashtra,' ‘YashBhartiya Award by Government of Uttar Pradesh,' ‘Delhi government State Award,' ‘Soviet Land Nehru Award,' ‘Afro-Asian Writers Lotus Award.' He did honor ship in Doctorate from the Purvanchal University, and Agra University.

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Uday Prakash

Uday Prakash is an Indian journalist, author, poet, translator, scholar who mostly wrote in Hindi. He was born on January 1, 1952, in Sitapur, Shahdol, Madhya Pradesh, India. Since he hails from a backward village, it was his teacher who brought him and educated him. He studied science till his graduation and then shifted to Hindi literature for his post-graduation. Saugar University and Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) are his alma maters. Saugar gave him a gold medalist for his performance. He was actively involved in politics but lost interest in it when the police imprisoned him for being a member of the communist party. In 1978, he started working at Jawaharlal Nehru University. After two years, he then took up the job at Madhya Pradesh's Department of Culture as an Officer-on-Special-Duty. While working there, he was also controlling the Rabindra Bhawan and was the editor of Poorvagraha, a Hindi journal. Later though, he became a staunch oppose of their ideology. He has also headed Eminence, an English magazine. He has worked for Dinmaan and Sunday Mail. He began teaching at School of Social Journalism and coached deputation there. He also headed the TI TV Concept and Script Department of ITV. After changing so many teaching and editing jobs, he quit everything in 1993 and focussed on free-lance writing. Some of his well-known works are Peelee Chhatri Wali Ladki, Cheeni Baba, Mohan Das, Suno kārīgara, Ek Bhasha Hua Karati Hai, Raat Mein Harmonium, Paul Gomra Ka Scooter, Aur Ant Mein Prarthna, and Nai Sadi Ka Panch Tantra. Peelee Chhatri Wali Ladki is his most successful book. Kala Anubhav, Amritsar: Indira Gandhi Ki Aakhiri Ladai and Ek Purush Dedh Purush are some of his translation works. Robert Hueckstedt, Lothar Lutze, Amit Tripurnaini, Jason Grunebaum, Andre Penz, and Vinit Utpal are some of the writers who had translated his works into languages like German, English, Urdu, and much more. Filmmakers and writers have also adapted his works for movies, plays, and TV shows. He has also created films on eminent figures of Hindi literature to create awareness among the youth. He used to love to participate and compete in international poetry and writing competitions. He has won the Bharat Bhushan Agrawal Puraskar, Sahityakaar Samman, Sahitya Akademi award, and much more. He was also a finalist for the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature. However, in 2015, he gave up his Sahitya Akademi to protest the killing of M. M. Kalburgi, a Hindu scholar.

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