Saif Chughtai was a lawyer in Lahore High Court and a part-time music director. He composed some super hit songs. Two of his most popular patriotic songs were sung by Madam Noor Jehan..
- Merya Dhol Sipahia, Teinu Rabb dian Rakhan..
- Mera Mahi ChhailChhabeela, Karnail Ni Jernail Ni..
- Na Dil Dendi Be-Daridi Nu, Na Koonj Wangu Kurlandi.. (Noorjahan)
Saif Chughtai composed music only in six movies. One of his all time super hit Urdu song was in film Lutera (1964)..
- Nigahen Ho Geyin Purnam, Zara Awaz To Dena.. (Naseem Begum)
Saif Chughtai died on June 25, 2003 in Lahore.