Khayyam

Khayyam

Known For: Sound · Birthday: 1927-02-18 · Deathday: 2019-08-19 (92 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: India

23 Movies

Also Known As: Mohammed Zahur Khayyam · मोहम्मद ज़हुर खय्याम · खय्याम

Biography

Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi (18 February 1927 – 19 August 2019), better known mononymously as Khayyam, was an Indian music director and background score composer whose career spanned four decades.He won three Filmfare Awards: for Best Music in 1977 for Kabhi Kabhie and 1982 for Umrao Jaan, and a lifetime achievement award in 2010. He was awarded the 2007 Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in Creative Music, by the Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance and Theatre. He was awarded the third-highest civilian honour, Padma Bhushan, by the Government of India for 2011.

Personal Life

Khayyam married Jagjit Kaur in 1954 in one of the first inter-communal marriages in the Indian film industry. They had a son, Pradeep, who died of a heart attack in 2012. Inspired by their son's helping nature, they started a trust, "Khayyam Jagjit Kaur Charitable Trust" to help artistes and technicians in need.In his last days, Khayyam was suffering from various age related ailments. On 28 July 2019, Khayyam was admitted to Sujay Hospital in Juhu, Mumbai due to lung infection. He died on 19 August 2019 following a cardiac arrest at the age of 92. He was buried the following day with full state honours.

Early Life

Khayyam was born to a Punjabi Muslim family on 18 February 1927 in Rahon in Punjab, British India. As a boy, Khayyam ran away to his uncle's house in New Delhi. There he was trained under classical vocalist and composer Pandit Amarnath.

Movies & TV shows

2014.

1 Movie
The Flesh Market

The Flesh Market

2014
Bazaar-e-Husn is a film based on Munshi Premchand's novel Bazaar E Husn. The story revolves around Suman, a courtesan. Brought up by an honest Police Inspector, Suman's life goes through all kinds of ...

2007.

1 Movie
Yatra

Yatra

2007
Dasrath Joglekar (Nana Patekar), a celebrated writer, travels to Delhi to receive the prestigious Literary Award. During the journey he meets a young film maker (Nakul Vaid), an ardent fan of Dasrath’...

1986.

1 Movie
Congregation

Congregation

1986
A young woman leads impoverished embroidery workers in a strike against the greedy wholesalers who exploit them.

1985.

1 Movie
Bepanaah

Bepanaah

1985
Drama - In this crime story, lawyer Bhavna (Rati Agnihotri) and her ex-lover, police officer Ravi (Shashi Kapoor), go after the local mafia. When Bhavna's son is kidnapped, the only person she can tur...

1984.

1 Movie
Lorie

Lorie

1984
A woman, depressed that she in unable to bear children, abducts a child, and wants to keep him for her own. The child belongs to a large family consisting of 11 other children.

1983.

1 Movie
Razia Sultan

Razia Sultan

1983
The film is based on the life of Razia Sultan (1205–1240), the only female Sultan of Delhi (1236–1240) and her speculated love affair with the Abyssinian slave, Jamal-ud-Din Yakut. Razia Sultan is 19...

1982.

3 Movies
Dil-E-Nadaan

Dil-E-Nadaan

1982
Dil-E-Nadaan (The Innocent Heart) is an Indian Hindi film directed by C.V. Sridhar, released in 1982. The film stars Rajesh Khanna in the main lead role as Anand and Shatrughan Sinha as his friend, as...
Bazaar

Bazaar

1982
The film shows the tragedy of young girls being sold by their parents to wealthier Indians in the Gulf.
Sawaal

Sawaal

1982
Seth Dhanpath Rai (Sanjeev Kumar) is the country's most powerful smuggler who is surrounded by his fortress of power and money. Then one fine day, his daughter Sonia (Poonam Dhillon) falls in love wit...

1981.

4 Movies
Nakhuda

Nakhuda

1981
Ravi Shankar lives in a shabby hotel room belonging to the owner of the Hotel "Allah Belli", Sheikhu Dada. Ravi studies in college and pays his rent and living expenses through money-orders sent to hi...
Umrao Jaan

Umrao Jaan

1981
In Faizabad, British India, Daroga Dilawar is sentenced to several years in prison after Amiran's dad testifies against him. After his discharge around 1840, he extracts his vengeance by abducting Ami...
Dard

Dard

1981
Prosecuting Attorney Seema proceeds with the criminal prosecution of Deepak Srivastav, who is accused of Murder. She submits to the Judge to not be fooled by the innocent looks and the silence of the ...
Ahista Ahista

Ahista Ahista

1981
Courtesan Madame Subbalaxmi heads a household where men are not born, but are welcome. Women are not welcome, but their birth is. Subbalaxmi is thrilled when her pet protege, Sangeeta, gives birth to ...

1980.

1 Movie
Thodisi Bewafaii

Thodisi Bewafaii

1980
Arvind Kumar Choudhary is widowed, respectable and wealthy businessman, who lives with his only son, Arun, in a palatial house. He re-marries another woman, Sujata, who is a widow, with two daughters,...

1979.

1 Movie
Noorie

Noorie

1979
Noorie is a 1979 Hindi movie produced by Yash Chopra, and directed by Manmohan Krishna. Noorie (Poonam Dhillon) lives in the Bhaderwah valleys with her father, Ghulam Nabi (Iftekhar) and her dog Khair...

1978.

1 Movie
Trishul

Trishul

1978
The illegitimate son of a construction baron is trying to marry a wealthy heiress in order to save his relationship with his first love. Raj doesn't know that this son comes to Delhi after his mother'...

1977.

1 Movie
Shankar Hussain

Shankar Hussain

1977
Dr. Uday Shankar is a kind-hearted Hindu gentleman who has chosen to practise medicine in a village rather than make money by working in a large city. Once, a devastating flood hits a nearby village a...

1976.

1 Movie
Kabhi Kabhie

Kabhi Kabhie

1976
Two lovers are forced to marry against their will in a story that spans two generations. They have to confront their spouses, children and each other years later.

1966.

1 Movie
Aakhri Khat

Aakhri Khat

1966
An estranged husband doesn't want to take up his son's responsibility. He sets out to find his son after learning of his wife's death.

1965.

1 Movie
Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain

Mohabbat Isko Kahete Hain

1965
When Rajni moves to Calcutta with her grandmother, her childhood sweethearts are separated.

1964.

1 Movie
Shagoon

Shagoon

1964
Geeta (Waheeda Rehman) and Madan (Kamaljit) are in love with each other and want to marry. They meet each other's parents and subject to the matching of their astrological charts, their engagement is ...

1958.

1 Movie
Phir Subha Hogi

Phir Subha Hogi

1958
Ram is a law student. Out of love for an even poorer girl, he commits a crime that starts chasing him like a ghost. He is torn between wanting a punishment and getting away with it.

1953.

1 Movie
Footpath

Footpath

1953
Noshu is tired of poverty. His brother and his sweetheart have been hurt by his act. He tries to make up, but it may be too late.
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