Profession: Poet, lyricist
Wife/Spouse of Qamar Jalalabadi
Information about Qamar Jalalabadi
Attracted by the promise of a career in the film industry, Qamar Jalalabadi came to Pune in the early 1940s
It was the general trend in those days for writers to name themselves after the towns they hailed from
Qamar Jalalabadi was an Indian poet and lyricist of songs for Hindi movies
Did Qamar Jalalabadi smoke?: Not Known
He also gave him the penname of Qamar which means moon, and Jalalabadi was added for his native town
Did Qamar Jalalabadi drink alcohol?: Not Known
He was born as Om Prakash Bhandari in a Punjabi family on 9 March 1917 in the Jalalabad town near Amritsar, Punjab, India
he embarked on his journalistic career journey by writing for Lahore-based newspapers like Daily Milap, Daily Pratap, Nirala, Star Sahakar.
Place of Death- Mumbai
Right from the age of seven, he started writing poetry in Urdu
Date of Death- 9 Jan 2003
He composed the title track of the popular television serial Vikram aur Betaal.
he wrote lyrics for his first film Zamindar which was a Pancholi Pictures production and the songs of this film were very well received
Jalalabadi relocated to Bombay, and worked there as a lyricist for nearly 4 decades
He worked with many popular composers including Sachin Dev Burman and Sardar Malik.