Ustad Daman

He was People's Poet!
Ustad Daman - Poet - He was People's Poet!

Facts on Ustad Daman
Real name Chiragh Din
First film Chann Way (Punjabi - 1951)
Active career
Life 01-01-1910 - 03-12-1984
Born at Lahore
Language Punjabi
Profession Poetry, tailering

Ustad Daaman was a famous Punjabi poet who penned songs in few movies..

  • Chann Deya Toteya, Way Dillan Deya Khotia..

was one of his most famous film song, sung by Madam Noorjahan in film Chann Way in 1951.

He was seen on silver screen in film Moajza (1966) with his patriotic poem..

  • Lahore Shehar Tun Dilli Door Tay Nein..

He was a degree holder in profession of tailering from Germany. He was student of Ustad Hamdam in poetry and read a poem in a public gathering of Jawar Lal Nehru, who honored him with hundered rupee for his poem.

Ustad Daaman lost his wife and son in sectarian violence in 1947 and since he never married and lived in a small room under Texali Gate Lahore where he died on December 3, 1984 and was burried in Madhu Lal Hussain graveyard.

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