Rajinder Singh Bedi
Director, Writer, Producer, Dialogue writer
Born: Sialkot, Punjab, British India [now in Pakistan]
Rajinder Singh Bedi (ਰਾਜਿੰਦਰ ਸਿੰਘ ਬੇਦੀ, , राजिंदर सिंह बेदी ; September 1, 1915 – 1984) was an Urdu writer of the progressive writers movement and a playwright, who later became a Hindi film director, screenwriter and dialogue writer.As a screenwriter and dialogue writer, he is best known for Hrishikesh Mukherjees films Abhimaan, Anupama and Satyakam; and Bimal Roys Madhumati. As a director he is known for Dastak (1970), starring Sanjeev Kumar and Rehana Sultan and Phagun (1973), starring Dharmendra, Waheeda Rehman, Jaya Bhaduri and Vijay Arora.Bedi is considered one of the leading 20th century progressive writers of Urdu fiction, and one of the most prominent Urdu fiction writers. He is most known for disturbing Partition of India tales.
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