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Majrooh Sultanpuri 1920-2000

Overview
Works: 177 works in 274 publications in 3 languages and 881 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Detective and mystery films  Romance films  Crime films  Social problem films  Gangster films 
Roles: Lyricist, Author, Author of screenplay, Performer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Majrooh Sultanpuri
Jo jeeta wohi sikandar = Jo jītā wohī sikandara = Jo jītā vohī sikandar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Hindi and Urdu and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sanjal Lal and Ratan Lal are poor local kids in the beautiful scenic college town of Dehradun. Before a crucial cycle race between rival colleges, Shekhar and his friends almost kill Ratan who is now unable to compete in the race. Sanjay takes over and with the moral support of his father and his brother he tries to win the race. Shows the comedic conflict between the "rich kids" and the "poor kids" and is all about young minds and egos
Qayamat se, qayamat tak( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A glossy teen romance combining a Romeo and Juliet theme with a pop musical. Raj and Rashmi fall in love, defying a major ancestral conflict between their families. They elope and create a kind of utopia in an abandoned temple on a isolated mountain, living on love and fresh air. Having to buy provisions in a nearby town (the "real" world), they are betrayed and die. This film rapidly gained a cult following, fondly referred to by Indian teenagers as "QSQT."
Never mind your chains by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chalti ka naam gaadi( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in Hindi and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This crazy comedy features three brothers who run a garage. One is a misogynist, one a bumbler, and the third a romantic who falls in love
Bhumika = The Role by Shyam Benegal( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Urvashi is from a poor family, but is talented as a singer and actress. Her mother, Shanta, encourages her to be friendly to the older Keshav Dalvi, who she thinks can promote her daughter's career. Urvashi eventually marries Keshav but is unhappy and restricted in her marriage, so she has affairs with other men. She then meets the wealthy Vinayak Kale and decides to settle down with him, but is unaware that she has entered a household where she has no freedom and is doomed to remain until death
Yaadon ki baaraat = Yadom ki barata = Yadon ki barat by Nasir Hussain( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After their parents are murdered, three brothers are separated and brought up differently. The oldest becomes a gangster, the middle a well-mannered man, and the youngest a pop singer. The story revolves around the revenge of the parent's death and the reunion of the brothers, which can only be accomplished through a song they all knew as youngsters
Bombai ka babu( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in Hindi and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of Babu who committed a murder in self defence and is blackmailed into posing as the long lost son of a rich household. Shahji, the rich man immediately accepts Babu as his son. But Babu falls in love with Maya, the daughter of Shahji. Babu has learnt the values of family affection and love. And the man he has accidentlly killed is none other than Bali, the son of the house and Babu decides to sacrifice his love for the sake of the family
Mr. & Mrs. '55( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in Hindi and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An impoverished and struggling cartoonist, Preetam (Guru Dutt) encounters Anita (Madhubala) at a tennis match. Anita is controlled by her aunt Sita Devi (Lalita Pawar), a crusader for women s rights who protects Anita from men. However Anita's father stipulates in his will that Anita will inherit his fortune only if she marries within a month of turning 21. So Sita Devi decides to contrive a marriage which would be followed by divorce so that Anita gets both her wealth and her independence. She hires Preetam to marry Anita, unaware he is in love with her. When Anita finds out he is her hired husband, he falls in her eyes. Preetam, frustrated at not being able to see Anita after the marriage, carries her off to his brother's house in a nearby village. Anita is deeply influenced by Preetam's sister-in-law, a perfect traditional Indian housewife. However she has already asked Sita Devi to rescue her. Feeling that Anita doesn't reciprocate his feelings, Preetam fabricates evidence against himself so that his divorce with Anita will come about easily. Preetam is much maligned in court but by now Anita realizes she loves him
Mashʻal-i jān̲ by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1999 in Urdu and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collected poems (Shairies) of Majrooh Sultanpuri, 1919-2000, Urdu litterateur; with contributed articles on his life
Sujata( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of an untouchable orphan girl who is raised in a rich family and has to go through emotional turmoil because she is not accepted by the upper class
Mashaʻal-i jān̲ by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in Urdu and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

G̲h̲azal by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1982 in Urdu and Undetermined and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Majarūha" Sultānapurī by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in Urdu and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected poems of Majrooh Sultanpuri, b. 1919, Urdu writer and lyricist
K ulliyāt-i Majrūḥ Sult̤ānpūrī by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in Urdu and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pyar ka mausam = Pyāra kā mausama = Pyār kā mausam( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in Hindi and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in northern India, a young man finds out that he was not raised by his actual parents. When he returns to his ancestral home, he discovers that a woman he had been wooing and lost was raised by his real grandfather and that a false grandson is trying to take his place
Teesri manzil = Tīsarī man̄zila = Tīsrī manzil by Vijay Anand( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A murder mystery and a musical love story."--Container
Pām̐va kī zañjīra na dekha by Majrooh Sultanpuri( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Urdu and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected works of Majrooh Sultanpuri, b. 1919, Urdu writer and lyricist; text with meanings of selected words in Hindi
China Town = Cāyanā ṭāūna( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in Hindi and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Howrah Bridge: Rakesh lives with his brother, Madan, and his dad in Rangoon. Madan has fallen into bad company and steals the family heirloom, in the shape of a dragon and runs away to India. Shortly thereafter, his dead body is found under Calcutta's Howrah Bridge. Rakesh travels to Calcutta in order to find out the mystery behind Madan's death, and also try to recover the family heirloom. His investigations take him to a shady hotel run by Uncle Joe, where an attractive dancer named Edna performs a dance every night. Rakesh finds himself attracted to Edna, and he confides in her why he is here and she decides to assist him. Rakesh comes to know that a man named Bhiku had witnessed his brother's murder, and sets off to find him. Before he could meet him, Bhiku goes missing and no one knows about his whereabouts. Film comes to an end with Rakesh's efforts to solve this mystery, recover the heirloom, continue to woo Edna, and catch his brother's killers
Anamika( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in Hindi and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman hating writer lands in a fix when he rescues a strange female lying injured on the road
Kya kehna( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Priya (Zinta) is a lovely spirited girl in her first year in college, where she meets the dashing Rahul (Khan) and is swept off her feet. Her family warns her of his wild reputation but Priya refuses to listen. And then comes a crisis in Priya's life and she finds herself alone and defenseless. This is a story of a girl's belief and her determination to fight for that belief
 
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Khan, Asrar Hasan 1919-...

Khan, Asrar Hasan 1920-2000

Majarūha Sultānapurī 1920-2000

Majrooh 1920-2000

Majrooh Sultan Puri 1920-2000

Majrooh Sultanpuri

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Majrooh Sultanpuri Indian Urdu poet

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Majrūḥ Sulṭānpūrī 1920-2000

Sulatānapurī, Majarūha 1919-...

Sultan Puri, Majrooh 1920-2000

Sultānapurī, Majarūha 1920-2000

Sultanpuri, Majrooh 1919-

Sultanpuri, Majrooh 1920-2000

Sulṭānpūrī, Majrūḥ 1920-2000

مجروح سلطانپورى

‏مجروح سلطانپورى،‏ ‏1920-2000

مجروح سلطانپوری

मजरुह सुल्तानपुरी

ਮਜਰੂਹ ਸੁਲਤਾਨਪੁਰੀ

ମଜରୂହ ସୁଲ୍‌ତାନପୁରୀ

മജ്റൂഹ് സുൽത്താൻപുരി

Languages
Urdu (37)

Hindi (37)

English (2)