Lyricists, producer, director

Suroor Barabankvi

Suroor Barabankvi was the most famous name as lyricist from East Pakistan
Suroor Barabankvi - Lyricists, producer, director - Suroor Barabankvi was the most famous name as lyricist from East Pakistan
Some facts about Suroor Barabankvi
Real name
Active career1962-72
Life 30-01-2019 - 03-04-1980
Born at Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India
Profession Poetry

He was Urdu-speaking and born in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh, India and moved to Dhaka, where he got success in Dacca made Urdu movies. His first film Chanda (1962) was the first ever commercial Urdu success from former East Pakistan. He wrote songs in more than one dozen movies. The greatest musical film of them was Chand aur Chandni in 1968 and these songs were ever green songs:

  • Teri Yaad Aa Geyi, Gham Khushi Mein Dhal Geye.. (Masood Rana)
  • Jan-e-Tamanna, Khat Hay Tumhara, Pyar Bhara Nazrana.. (Ahmad Rushdi)
  • Yeh Samaa, Mouj Ka Karwan.. (Mala & Masood Rana)
  • Tujhay Pyar Ki Qasm Hay, Mera Pyar Ban Kay Aaja.. (Masood Rana & Mala)

Other famous movies as lyricist were Talash (1963), Milan (1964), Bahana (1965) and Ehsas (1972).

Suroor Barabankvi wrote story of film Tanha (1964) and produced and directed three movies Aakhri Station (1965), Tum Meray Ho and Aashna (1970).

Suroor Barabankvi's real name was Saeed-ur-Rehman and he was born on January 30, 1919. He died on April 3, 1980 at Karachi.

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