Music composer Khayyam donates entire wealth to his trust for benefit of artists and technicians


Feb 20, 2017 17:33:32 IST

Mumbai: Padma Bhushan awardee and veteran composer Mohammed Zahur Khayyam, who recently turned 90, has launched his jukebox titled Soothing Melodies of Khayyam on a YouTube channel.


Khayyam. File Photo

Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd paid tribute to the veteran music composer by launching his jukebox which features 20 original song videos from his films like Bazaar, Shagoon, Footpath and Lorie among others. It is available on YouTube channel Filmi Gaane, read a statement.

The National Award winner, who turned a year older on 18 February, has composed for films like Kabhi Kabhie, Trishul, Noorie, Umrao Jaan, and Razia Sultan.

On his birthday, Khayyam also announced the formation of a charity trust called Khayyam Jagjeet Kaur KPG Charitable Trust and also shared the news that he is donating his entire wealth, valued around Rs 10 crore, to his trust, which will help needy artists and technicians of the film industry.


Updated Date: Feb 20, 2017 17:33:32 IST