Celebrating the great lyricist Shailendra

BY Abhishek Mathur | PUBLISHED: 29 August 2016

Shankardas Kesarilal (30 August 1921 – 14 December 1966) popularly known by his pen name Shailendra, was one of the great lyricists of Hindi film music. Noted for his association with the filmmaker Raj Kapoor and the composers Shankar-Jaikishan, he wrote lyrics for several successful Hindi film songs in the 1950s and the 1960s.

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29 August 2016