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Kaif Bhopali was an Indian Urdu poet and lyricist. He was a poet in the Urdu mushaira circles, and is known as the writer of songs like Chalo Dildar Chalo, sung by Mohd. Rafi in Kamal Amrohi"s 1972 classic, Pakeezah.
Kaif Bhoopali wrote lyrics for many Bollywood films like Pakeezah (1972), where he wrote songs like Teer-E-Nazar and Chalo dildar chalo chand ke paar chalo.
He also wrote some ghazals like " Tera Chehra Kitna Suhana Lagta Hai ", " Jhoom ke jab rindon ne pila de ", sung by Jagjit Singh. One of his couplets is "Kaun aayega yahan", " koyi na aaya hoga ", also sung by Jagjit Singh. Another song was " Aye Khuda Shukr Tera " in the 1983 film Razia Sultan, written and directed by Kamal Amrohi. Kaif Bhopali"s daughter, Parveen Kaif, is a poet who participates in mushairas.
Raziya Sultan (1983)