Recently, Mohammed Zahur Hashmi also known as ‘Khayyam’, passed away at the age of 92. He belonged to which of the following field?


2019-08-24 | Team PendulumEdu

Recently, Mohammed Zahur Hashmi also known as ‘Khayyam’, passed away at the age of 92. He belonged to which of the following field?

A. Cricket

B. Politics

C. Music

D. Economy

Solution:

Mohammed Zahur Hashmi also known as ‘Khayyam’ recently passed away at the age of 92. He was a veteran music director and composer and was born on 18th February 1927 in Rahon, Punjab. He was famous for his music in hit films such as ‘Kabhie Kabhie’, ‘Umrao Jaan’, ‘Trishul’, ‘Dard’, ‘Noorie’, ‘Thodi Si Bewafai’, ‘Bazaar’, etc.

He received the first Filmfare Music Director Award in 1977 for Kabhie Kabhie. He was conferred with Sangeet Natak Akedmi Award in creative music in 2007. In 2010, he received a lifetime achievement award while in 2011, he was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third highest honor of India. In 2018, he received Hridyanath Mangeshkar Award.

Hence, (C) is the correct answer.

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