Mohammed Zahur Khayyam

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Mohammed Zahur "Khayyam" Hashmi, better known as Khayyam (18 February 1927 – 19 August 2019),[1] was an Indian music director and background score composer. His career lasted from 1948 to 2007.[2][3] His best known works were Umrao Jaan, Kabhi Kabhie, Razia Sultan, Dil-e-Nadaan, Dard and Thodisi Bewafai. He was born in Rahon, Punjab, British India.

Khayyam died on 19 August 2019 in Mumbai from cardiac arrest caused by a lung infection at the age of 92.[4]

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  1. "Music Composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam Hashmi Dies At 92". NDTV. 19 August 2019. Retrieved 19 August 2019.
  2. "PM meets musician Khayyam". The Times of India. PTI. 7 July 2006. Archived from the original on 25 October 2012. Retrieved 15 July 2018. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. This studio gave a struggling musician a new dawn[permanent dead link] Mohammed Wajihuddin, Indian Express, 26 May 2002.
  4. "Music composer Khayyam passes away". Indian Express. 2019-08-19. Retrieved 2019-08-19.

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