Khayyam

Also credited as: Sharmaji
Singer, Music Director, Artist
Associated With: Sharmaji - Varmaji
Born: Feb 18, 1927
 

Born in Jalandhar in 1927, Khayyam ran away to Delhi when he was a young boy when his parents did not accept his love for music. He later travelled to Lahore to learn music under Baba Chishti and later under Pandit Amarnath. He had even enrolled in the army in 1943, where he was a part of the cultural troupe led by Faiz Amhed Faiz. After the war, he left for Mumbai to work in films.

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Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 2009 - Filmfare Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2011 - Mirchi Music Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2011 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • Album Awards:
  • 1976 - Filmfare Awards - Best Music Director - Kabhi Kabhie
  • 1981 - National Film Awards - Best Music Direction (Songs) - Umrao Jaan
  • 1981 - Filmfare Awards - Best Music Director - Umrao Jaan

Discography


Non Film


 


Film


 

Music Director



 

Singer

Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 1 Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 1
Album: Anjuman
Singer: Khayyam, Jagjeet Kaur
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Genre: Sugam
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Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 2 Kab Yaad Mein Tera Saath Nahin - 2
Album: Anjuman
Singer: Khayyam, Jagjeet Kaur
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Genre: Sugam
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Dil Yun Yun Karta Hai Dil Yun Yun Karta Hai
 
Album: Heer Ranjha
Singer: Geeta Roy, Khayyam
Music Director: Sharmaji - Varmaji
Lyricist: Wali Sahab
Genre: Filmi
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Donon Jahaan Teri Mohabbat Mein Haar Ke Donon Jahaan Teri Mohabbat Mein Haar Ke
 
Album: Romeo And Juliet
Singer: Khayyam, Zohrabai Ambalewali
Music Director: Husnlal - Bhagatram
Lyricist: Faiz Ahmed Faiz
Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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Most Popular Songs

Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein (Male) Kabhi Kabhie Mere Dil Mein (Male)
Album: Kabhi Kabhie
Singer: Mukesh
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Dil Cheez Kya Hai Dil Cheez Kya Hai
Album: Umrao Jaan
Singer: Asha Bhosle
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Shahryar
Genre: Ghazal
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In Aankhon Ki Masti In Aankhon Ki Masti
Album: Umrao Jaan
Singer: Asha Bhosle
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Shahryar
Genre: Ghazal
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Justuju Jiski Thi Justuju Jiski Thi
Album: Umrao Jaan
Singer: Asha Bhosle
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Shahryar
Genre: Ghazal
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Pratham Dhar Dhyan - Raag Mala Pratham Dhar Dhyan - Raag Mala
Album: Umrao Jaan
Singer: Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, Runa Prasad, Shahida Khan
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Traditional
Genre: Hindustani
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Filmography


Actor


Apna Ghar

Chor Police

Parivar
   
 
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