Shailendra – Magic Is The Synonym for His Creation
He was one of the celebrated lyricists in Hindi cinema and has created magic through his words which still charm the listeners and are considered to be the soulful numbers of Bollywood. Shailendra Kesarilal was born on 30th August, 1923, popularly known as Shaliendra who made an immense contribution as a lyricist in the world of cinema during the era of 1949 to 1966.
Time to get nostalgic with some beautiful songs written by one and only Shailendra.
Song which won the lyricist his first Filmfare award.
Yet another award winning performance by Shailendra for the movie Anari
A ‘lori’ in the words of Shailendra
Another hit Raj Kapoor number
His deadly creation of ‘Piya Tose Naina Lage Re’ from the movie Guide
It was his work to make the ‘chand’ look ‘Khoya Khoya’
An unforgettable song with its ‘ajeeb dastaan’
The last song penned down by the lyricist
A song which was banned by AIR for obscenity and a movie which was produced by Shailendra himself