Mumbai (ANI): Popular Hindi movie lyricist Gulshan Bawra passed away at his Pali Hill residence on Friday. According to sources, seventy-two-year-old Bawra died of a heart failure. Bawra was famous with his songs like 'Mere Desh Ki Dharati' (Upkar), 'Yaari Hai Imaan Mera' (Zanjeer), 'Agar Tum Na Hote' (Agar Tum Na Hote), 'Waada Karle Saajana' (Haath Ki Safai) and 'Kasme Vaade Nibhayenge Hum' (Kasme Vaade).
In his career, he had given good numbers along with composers like Kalyanji-Anandji and R.D. Burman.
Bawra bagged two Filmfare Awards for his songs 'Mere Desh Ki Dharati' and 'Yaari Hai Imaan Mera'. Bawra was born in Sheikhupura in Pakistan on April 12.
Story first published: Friday, August 7, 2009, 14:37 [IST]