Nasir Hussain

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Mohammad Nasir Hussain Khan (16 November 1926 — 13 March 2002), better known as Nasir Hussain, was an Indian film producer, director, and screenwriter.[4] With a career spanning decades, Hussain has been credited as a major trendsetter in the history of Hindi cinema. For example, he directed Yaadon Ki Baraat (1973), which created the Hindi language masala film genre that defined Hindi cinema in the 1970s and 1980s,[5] and he wrote and produced Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), which set the Hindi language musical romance template that defined Hindi cinema in the 1990s.[6][7] Akshay Manwani wrote a book on Hussain's cinema titled Music, Masti, Modernity: The Cinema of Nasir Husain.[8]

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Nasir Husain
Mohammad Nasir Hussain Khan

16 November 1926 (1926-11-16)[1]
Died13 March 2002(2002-03-13) (aged 75)
Occupation(s)Film director and producer, screen writer
Years active1948–1996
SpouseAyesha Hussain (m. ?–2001)
ChildrenMansoor Khan
RelativesTahir Hussain (brother)
Tariq Khan (nephew)
Aamir Khan (nephew)
Faisal Khan (nephew)
Imran Khan (grandson)