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lyricist

1. a person who writes the words for a song, opera, or musical play
2. a lyric poet
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The situation has always been so bad that most writers and lyricists struggle throughout their lives.
Aamir quit after his showdown with popular lyricist Javed Akhtar during a meeting of the 10- member committee was splashed in the media.
love Javed sir!" Akhtar reportedly told Aamir that it was " good for Chetan Bhagat" when the actor insisted that a writer contributes more than a lyricist to a movie.
ISLAMABAD -- A famous poet and lyricist of the Pakistani film industry, Masroor Anwar, was remembered on his 23rd death anniversary on Monday.
we have taken the song 'Ishwar Allah' from the film '1947: Earth' and the song 'Suno Gaur Se Duniya Walon' from the film 'Dus', thus we have given the due credits to respective lyricists Javed sahab and Sameer ji," Ssingh, also the creative director and story writer of the film, said in a statement.
It tells us why lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi refused to work with music maestro S.D.
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When Kern had completed a song to his satisfaction, it was time for the lyricist to provide the words.
This was said by popular Malayalam lyricist Vayalar Sarat Chandra Varma.
" Other countries may have better poets but the Indian film industry has produced the best lyricists in the world," he said.
The new leaders of the Bucks County Playhouse are hoping to try to redress the imbalance by focusing on a musical's lyrics as part of a push to incubate new shows and mentor fledgling lyricists.
In fact, when it comes to volume of output (more than 2,000 songs - 100 for movies - and 20 musicals) and success - his house is stuffed with Oscars, Tonys and Golden Globes, Ivor Novellos and platinum and gold discs - he's the king of the lyricists' castle.