Saawan Kumar Tak
Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Dialogue writer
Saawan Kumar Tak is an Indian film director, producer, and lyricist. He has directed many Hindi films, including Gomti Ke Kinare, Hawas, Chaand Kaa Tukdaa, Sanam Bewafa, and Saawan... The Love Season. He is credited with giving break to actors such as Sanjeev Kumar and Junior Mehmood.Saawan Kumar began his career as the producer of the 1967 Sanjeev Kumar starer film Naunihal. The film received the Presidential mention at the National Awards. His directorial debut was with the film Gomti Ke Kinare (1972), which was Meena Kumaris last film, and released posthumously. He is also a prolific lyricist and has written songs for most of his produced and directed films. Apart from this, he has written the lyrics of songs from movies produced and directed by other film-makers. Among these are Sabak, the 1973 movie starring Shatrughan Sinha and Poonam and featuring the popular song Barkha Rani Zara Jamke Barso. He penned some songs from the film Kaho Na Pyaar Hain and all the songs from the 2004 film Dev.
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