|Biographical detail : ||An Urdu lyricist of Bollywood fame.
Cinematic successes hit Shakeel’s literary stature after he arrived in Bombay in 1946. He penned many hits include ‘O Duniya Ke Rakwale’ and other songs of ‘Baiju Bawra’ sung by Muhammad Rafi.
Shakeel Badayuni won three Film Fare awards – ‘Chaudhvin ka Chand’ (1960), ‘Gharana’ (1961) and ‘Bees Saal Baad’ (1962).
Born Shakeel Ahmed Shakeel, in Badayun (UP), into a family of cultural landscape of literary and poetic background.