wiki:Nasir Hussain

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Nasir Hussain, (b. 1931)

Hindi director born in Bhopal, MP. Briefly worked for A.R. Kardar?, then joined Filmistan as scenarist (1948); wrote some of Subodh Mukherjee’s films starring [[Dev Anand]]: Munimji (1955), Paying Guest (1957). First film, Tumsa Nahin Dekha, was Shammi Kapoor?’s first big hit and inaugurated a new type of 60s musicals with Mohammed Rafi?’s singing clearly influenced by rock and roll. Independent producer with his own Nasir Hussain Films (1960). Made some of the most popular and frequently imitated love stories: [[Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai]], the Zeenat Aman hit [[Yaadon Ki Baraat]], Hum Kisise Kum Nahin starring Rishi Kapoor, and Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), produced and scripted by him, directed by his son Mansoor, which launched his nephew and 90s star Aamir Khan. The film spearheaded the return of the teenage love theme. Since then produces his son’s films.

FILMOGRAPHY: 1957: Tumsa Nahin Dekha; 1959: Dil Deke Dekho; 1961: Jab Pyar Kisise Hota Hai; 1963: Phir Wohi Dil Laya Hoon; 1967: Baharon Ke Sapne; 1969: Pyar Ka Mausam; 1971: Caravan; 1973: Aangan; Yaadon Ki Baraat; 1977: Hum Kisise Kum Nahin; 1981: Zamane Ko Dikhana Hai; 1984: Manzil Manzil; 1985: Zabardast.