ISLAMABAD: One of the leading lyricists of Urdu and Punjabi films Tanvir Naqvi remembered on his death anniversary on Frdiay.
He was born on 6th February 1919 in Lahore. His real name was Syed Khursheed Ali and he was a lyricist who had carved out a niche for himself in the cine world from the early 40s right till his death in 1972.
He was much sought after as a songwriter. After partition, Tanvir Naqvi migrated to Pakistan and for over 15 years remained one of the leading lyricist of Urdu and Punjabi films.
His patriotic number sung by NoorJahan during the 1965 war “Rang
Laayega Shaheedon ka Lahoo” became extremely popular as well. He died on November 1, 1972 in Lahore.