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Amjad Bobby

Amjad Bobby
Native name امجد بوبی
Also known as Amjad Bobby
Origin Lahore
Died 15-Apr-2005
Occupation(s) Film composer
Years active 1960–2005

Amjad Bobby (Urdu: امجد بوبی‎) (died 2005) was an acclaimed Pakistani music composer of Urdu music.

He was born in Amritsar. His father wanted him to be a clerk but he preferred to become a composer. His first film as a music director was Aik Nagina(1969) and the song "Dil nahi toe koi sheesha koi pathar hi miley" in Ahmed Rushdi's voice gained him recognition.

Contents

  • Awards and recognition 1
  • Work with singers 2
    • Special appearances 2.1
  • Filmography (composer) 3
  • Hit songs 4
  • Death 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • External links 8

Awards and recognition

He achieved Nigar Awards for films Bobby, Mushkil, Sangam, Ghunghat, Deewane Tere Pyar Ke, Ghar Kab Ao Ge, Tere Pyar Mein and Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa. He also achieved the Bolan Award for best Music Composer for Mujhey Jeene Do.

Work with singers

He has worked with singers from both Pakistan and India. He composed music for Ahmed Rushdi, Salma Agha, Akhlaq Ahmed, Ghulam Abbas Khan, A Nayyar, Waris Baig, Shazia Manzoor, Humera Channa, Arshad Mehmood, Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan, Alka Yagnik, Sonu Nigam, Kavita, Jaspinder Narula and Ahmed Jahanzeb.

Special appearances

It is interesting to note that at the Nigar Awards presentation, he sang a song from his movie Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. The song was originally sung by Arshad Mehmood, but due to his busy schedule he could not come so Amjad Bobby sang in his place. He also sings a song in Javed Sheikh's movie Mushkil, and he has performed this song on stage several times.

Filmography (composer)

Year Film
2008 Khulay Aasman Ke Neechay
2008 Kabhi Pyar Na Karna
2005 Koi Tujh Sa Kahan
2003 Laaj
2002 [1] Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa
2000 [2] Tere Pyar Mein
2000 [2] Ghar Kab Ao Ge
2000 Mujhey Jeene Do
1999 Inteha
Kabhi Haan Kabhi Na
1998 Kahin Pyar Na Hojae
1998 Karrz
1997 Muhabbat Hai Kya Chez
1997 Chupke Chupke
1997 Deewaren
1997 Yes Boss
1997 Deewane Tere Pyar Ke
1996 Ghunghat
1996 Sangam
1996 Chief Sab
1995 Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
1995 Dharkan
1994 Khoobsoorat Jahan
1994 [3] Mushkil
1993 Qasam
1989 Barood Ki Chaon
1985 Aag Ka Samandar
1985 Benazir Qurbani
1984 [4] Bobby
1984 [4] Lazawal
Nagina
1978 Baarat
Meri Bhabhi
1976 Raja Jani

Hit songs

Song name Film Year
Lehra k Pee Gaye Raja Jani 1976
Dil Nahi Toe Koi Sheesha Aik Nagina
Bina Tera Naam Nagina
Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna 1983
Mera Piar Bhi Tu Lazawal 1984
Mil gai Mil ai Mujhko Piyar Ki wo manzil Aik Nagina
Aap Apni Misal Hota hae Lazawal 1984
Ik Bar Milo Humse Tu Bobby 1984
Jabse Tu Zindagi Me Aya Nadia 1985
Mushkil Hae Bada Mushkil Hae Mushkil 1994
Dil Ho Gaya Hae Tera Diwana Mushkil 1994
Khoobsoorat Jehan Khoobsorat Jahan
Aa Piar Dil me Jaga Sangam 1996
Surmai Badlon k peeche Sangam 1996
Dekha Jo Chehra Tera Ghunghat 1996
Chodian Chanakti hae Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman 1996
Haseenon se Nazneeno se Chief Sab 1996
Ik Karz Muhabbat hae gin gin k Karzz 1998
Deewane Tere Piar K Deewane Tere Pyar Ke 1997
Dil k Badle Dil Ghar Kab ao ge 2000
Hath se hath kia gaia Tere Pyar Main 2000
Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa 2002
Falak Se Sitara Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa 2002
Man Chali re ai Laaj 2003
Koi Tujh Sa Kahan Koi Tujh Sa Kahan 2005

Death

Amjad Bobby died of cardiac arrest on 15 April 2005 in Lahore. His death is the biggest loss for Pakistani film music because Bobby was the only composer to have revived Urdu music in Lollywood from 1980 to 1990.

See also

References

  1. ^ Pakistani films on 2002 (music for "Yeh Dil Aapka hua")
  2. ^ a b Pakistani films on 2000 (music for "Tere pyar mein" and "Ghar kab ao gey?"
  3. ^ Pakistani films in 1995 (music for film "Mushkil")
  4. ^ a b Pakistani films in 1984 (music for films "Bobby" and "Lazawal")

External links

  • Interview with Amjad Bobby "A tale of constant struggle" (press release)
  • List of music directors from Bollywood
  • book (appears to be down 27 February 2008)
  • Nigar awards (Best music 1983)
  • Pakistani films in 1962
Reviews
  • Review of "Yeh Dil Aap Ka Hua" on The Hot Spot online
MP3 downloads
  • Ghar Kab Aao Gay
  • Album: Amjad Bobby - Music Director Movies
Video
  • YouTube extract from film "teray Pyar Main" Clip + "Hath se Hath" song
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