Pyarelal Santoshi

Also credited as: P.L. Santoshi, Pyare Lal Santoshi, Pandit Santoshi, Santoshi
Lyricist, Director, Writer, Actor, Producer
Born: Aug 16, 1916
Death: Sep 07, 1978
 

Pyarelal Santoshi (alternately credited as P.L. Santoshi) was a producer, director, writer and lyricist in Hindi films. He was born Pyarelal Srivastava on August 16, 1916 in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh.

“Aana Meri Jaan Meri Jaan Sunday Key Sunday” (“Shehnai”, 1947) and “O Neend Na Mujhko Aaye” (“Post Box 999”, 1958) are among his most popular songs. He wrote lyrics for over 50 films in a career spanning four decades.

P.L. Santoshi’s son Rajkumar Santoshi is an acclaimed Hindi film producer and director himself.

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Most Popular Songs

Tum Kya Jaano Tumhari Yaad Mein Hum Kitna Roye Tum Kya Jaano Tumhari Yaad Mein Hum Kitna Roye
Album: Shin Shinaki Boobla Boo
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: C. Ramchandra
Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
Genre: Sugam
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O Neend Na Mujhko Aaye O Neend Na Mujhko Aaye
Album: Post Box 999
Singer: Hemant Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: Kalyanji Veerji Shah
Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
Genre: Filmi
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Teriya Teriya Teriya Totari Teriya Do Jaan Ausne Jo Teriya Teriya Teriya Totari Teriya Do Jaan Ausne Jo
Album: Chalis Baba Ek Chor
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Chitalkar
Music Director: S.D. Burman
Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
Genre: Filmi
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Oopar Hai Baadariya Kaari Oopar Hai Baadariya Kaari
Album: Milan
Singer: Shankar Dasgupta
Music Director: Anil Biswas
Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
Genre: Filmi
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Dilon Ke Melon Ka Naam Picnic Dilon Ke Melon Ka Naam Picnic
 
Album: Nadan
Singer: Geeta Dutt, C. Ramchandra
Music Director: Chic Chocolate
Lyricist: Pyarelal Santoshi
Genre: Filmi, Classic Pop, Western Folk
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Filmography


Actor


Moti Ka Har (Pearl Necklace)
       
 

Director


Apni Chhaya

Barsaat Ki Raat

Chalis Baba Ek Chor

Chham Chhamaa Chham

Dil Hi To Hai
 

Writer


Apni Chhaya

Barsaat Ki Raat

Gul-E-Bakavali

Honeymoon

Hum Ek Hain
 

Producer


Khidki

Shin Shinaki Boobla Boo
     
 
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