Hasrat Jaipuri

Hasrat Jaipuri, as the surname speaks, belonged to Jaipur. He was a Hindi and Urdu poet and film lyricist.

Hasrat Jaipuri's real name was Iqbal Husain. Till 1939, he lived in hometown Jaipur where he studied English till 'secondary level' and then acquired his Urdu and Persian taalim from his learned grandfather, Fida Husain.

Some of His Famous Songs

  • Zindagi ek safar hai suhana (Andaz)
  • Teri pyari pyari soorat ko (Sasural)
  • Pankh hote to ud aati re (Sehra)
  • Tere khayalon meinhum (Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne)
  • Ehsan tera hoga mujh par (Junglee)
  • Tum mujhe yoon bhula na paaoge (Pagla Kahin Ka)
  • Sayonara sayonara (Love In Tokyo)

Awards and Honour

  • Filmfare Best Lyricist Award - 1972 for Zindagi Ek Safar Hai Suhana (Andaz)
  • Filmfare Best Lyricist Award - 1966 for Baharon Phool Barsao (Suraj)
  • Josh Malihabadi Award, from Urdu Conference
  • Dr. Ambedkar Award, for Jhanak Jhanak Tori Baaje Payaliya (Mere Huzoor), a Brajbhasha song

Hasrat was also awarded a doctorate from the World University Round Table.


Hasrat Jaipuri Songs Catalog