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Maya Govind

Maya Govind was an Indian writer, author, and lyricist (born 17 January 1940; age: 82). She became well-known for her collaborations with illustrious musicians like RD Burman, Kalyanji Anandji, Khayyam, Bappi Lahiri, Anu Malik, Jai Dev, and many others.

She was always proud to have collaborated with these renowned Bollywood song composers while working as a lyricist. However, the tragic news is making its way through the media that Mrs. Govind Maya passed away on April 7, 2022, following a protracted battle with death.

Below, we’ve covered a lot of ground, including the news of Maya’s passing and details of both her struggles and triumphs in life.

Maya Govind Wikipedia, Biography (Early Life & Education)

Maya Govind’s young age picture

The legendary lyricist Mrs. Maya, who was born in Lucknow, comes from a respectable family. When she finished her education, she was a resident of Lucknow. She had a talent for composing poetry when she was a young girl.

Maya Govind earned her B.ED after graduating from Kanya Vaidik Inter College and moved to Mumbai to pursue her career as a songwriter.

Her family had always wanted her to become a teacher, so she graduated with a B. Ed. She also continued to work as a teacher for a while, instructing Bal Vidya Mandir pupils in the fields of music, Hindi, and history.

Maya also obtained a four-year singing diploma from Lucknow’s Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth. Shambu Maharaj also taught Kathak to Maya.

Maya Govind Wikipedia

She has also contributed to the Sangeet Natak Akademi Lucknow Hindi version of the drama “Khamosh,” written by Vijay Tendulkar. She participated in this play as an actress and won the Best Acting prize. Additionally, she took first place in Delhi’s All India Drama Competition.

Maya Govind Wiki & Bio (School & College)

Maya Govind WikiMaya Govind Wiki
Full Real NameMaya R Govind
NicknameMaya
Popular forWriting songs, dialogues, and poetry
LanguageEnglish, Hindi
School NameKanya Vaidik Inter College
EducationB.ED
Alma Mater1. Kanya Vaidik Inter College 2. Bhatkhande Sangeet Vidyapeeth, Lucknow
ProfessionLyricist
Zodiac SignCapricorn
NationalityIndian
CasteNorth Indian
Net worth10 Crore INR
Age (as of 2022)82 years old.
Date of Birth17th January 1940 (Wednesday)
Place of BirthLucknow
Current ResidenceJuhu, Mumbai

Maya Govind Family, Siblings (Nationality & Caste)

Maya Govind Family, Siblings (Nationality & Caste)

Maya, who was raised in a middle-class household in Lucknow, has always adhered to Hindu tradition and has produced a large body of work based on it. The media has not yet gotten information about her parents.

However, Maya had already begun working for producers and music directors before moving to Mumbai in 1972.

She was given the opportunity to write for R Chandra, the actor Bharat Bhushan’s brother, while she was in her early 20s. R Chandra and Maya Govind collaborated on three movies together, “Baap Bete,” “Mushaira,” and “Megh Malhar.”

She also had the chance to record two Mujras for R Chandra’s film “Mushaira,” which was composed by the legendary Khayyam. However, none of these three films were presented in theaters as a result of Mr. R Chandra’s passing.

Maya Govind Father, Mother’s Name & More

MotherNot Known
FatherNot Known
NationalityIndian
ReligionHindu
CasteNorth Indian
SisterNot Known
BrotherNot Known

Maya Govind Birthday, Deathdate, Age & Zodiac Sign

Maya Govind Birthday, Deathdate, Age & Zodiac Sign
Birthday17th January 1940 (Wednesday)
Death Date7th April, 2022
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Age82 years

Maya Govind Height, Weight & Physical Appearance

Maya Govind Height, Weight & Physical Appearance
Distinctive FeaturesWrinkles on Face, Bold Eyes
Body MeasurementsBreast-34, Waist-32, Bust-34
Eye ColorBlack
Hair LengthLong
Hair ColorBlack
Shoe Size6 US (9 UK)
TattoosNo
Weight (approx.)In Kilograms: 60 kgIn Pounds: 132 lbs.
Height (approx.)In Feet Inches: 5′ 2″In Meters: 1.58 mIn Centimetres: 158 cm

Maya Govind Husband, Boyfriend Name & Marriage

Maya Govind with her grand daughter and husbandMaya Govind with her granddaughter and husband Mr. Ram Govind

revealing the truth about Maya’s marital history, she married Mr. Ram Govind, an actor, director, and writer, on May 27, 1966, when she was just 26 years old.

After that, she gave birth to Arjun Govind, her son. Her spouse began his literary career by producing Urdu Shayari. He then began penning screenplays for motion pictures and television programs.

Arjun, the son of Maya Govind, is currently married to Shivali Govind, with whom he has a boy and a daughter who are almost 10 and 12 years old. A G Design Engineering Consultancy is the moniker under which Ajay runs his business. Ajay Govind graduated from Manipal Institute of Technology with a degree in mechanical engineering.

Maya Govind Son, Daughter & Lifestyle

Maya Govind Son, Daughter & LifestyleMaya’s son Arjun Govind with his wife Shivali Govind
Husband NameRam Govind
Boyfriend’s NameRam Govind
Relationship StatusMarried
Marital StatusMarried
ChildrenSon-Arjun GovindDaughter– None

Maya Govind Death/Passed Away/ Death Cause

Maya Govind Death

The legendary poet and lyricist Mrs. Maya Govind, Ram Govind’s wife, passed away on April 7, 2022. Her son Arjun provided official confirmation of her passing.

On April 7th, around 9:30 AM, Arjun announced on her Facebook page that her mother had passed away. He revealed that she had been experiencing health problems for the previous four months as a result of a blood clot in her brain. She has spent the previous five months in the ICU after two hospital stays for medical treatment.

She passed away while surrounded by her husband, son, and other family members in her Juhu home.

Maya Govind Career, Songs, Poetry, Lyrics & Profession

Maya Govind Career, Songs, Poetry, Lyrics & Profession

Getting recognized by legendary Bollywood actors Ramanand Sagar called Maya and asked her to come to Mumbai and create a song for his 1973 film “Jalte Badan.” She developed further contacts in the industry through her work with Ramanand Sagar as a lyricist, and Mr. Atma Ram, the brother of Guru Dutt, later contracted her for the film “Aarop.”

The song “Wada Bhool Na Jaana,” composed by Maya, first appeared in the film “Jalte Badan” and quickly rose to popularity.

All of the songs she composed for the film “Aarop” were among her best works throughout her protracted career. Usha Mangeshkar and Mehmood’s performance of Maya Govind’s song “Karale Saaf Karale” earned them the 28th place at the Binaca Geetmala’s annual event.

When she collaborated with seasoned composers like RD Burman in the 1980s and 1990s, Maya Govind’s career was at its height. Along with her husband, Maya co-wrote the dialogue and the screenplay for numerous TV series, including “Kismat,” “Draupadi,” and others.

Additionally, she has authored the books “Maya Raag” and “Neeli Jheel Ki Darpan Mein.” After her passing, a lot of her older poems and poetry videos are popular on YouTube.

Maya Govind Awards & Achievements

Twice ‘Film Journalists Association Award’ (U.P.)
‘Best Lyricist’ (Film World)
Swami Haridas Award’ (Sursingar Sansad)
Best Poetry Award of the decade (Hindi Samiti Washington)
Hindi Poetry Samman (World Hindi Samiti, New York)
Uttar Pradesh Ratna Samman (North Indian Association)
Aashirvaad Award
Indian Television Academy Award’ (for TV serial ‘Maika’ and ‘Phulwa’)
Mahadevi Varma Samman Lucknow
Nirala Award’ (Sahitya Kala Manch, Mumbai)

List of Top 10 Lyrics by Maya Govind

“Bahar Hi Bahar Hai”2001
“Tune Jo Liya Mera Chumma”2000
“Dil Ne Dil Se Iqraar Kiya”1995
“Dil Ka Darwaza”1994
Yahan Kaun Hai Asli Kaun Hai Naqli”1975
“Teri Meri Prem Kahani”1985
“Dhum Titak Dhum Dhum”1988
“Mera Piya Ghar Aaya”1995
“Dil Ne Dil Se Iqraar Kiya”1995
“Ek Dinak Dinnah Din”1999

Maya Govind Top 10 movies as a Lyricist

Kashmakash (lyricist)1973
Sawan Ko Aane Do (lyricist)1979
Yeh Rishta Na Tootay (lyricist)1981
Sajai Da Mang Hamaar (Lyricis)1983
Khanjar (lyricist)1980
Sajna Saath Nibhana (lyricist)1986
Main Khiladi Tu Anari (lyricist)1994
Ganga Ki Kasam (lyricist)1998
Sheesha (lyricist)2005
Bazaar E Husn2014

Maya Govind Books (Popular Books)

Maya Rag
Tumarhi Meri Baatein
Badalti Lakeerein
Neeli Jheel Ke Darpan Mein

Maya Govind Net Worth, Income Source & Salary

Maya Govind Net Worth, Income Source & Salary

Maya Govind, dubbed the greatest lyricist of all time, has contributed to Bollywood for nearly all of its history. Since she started working at age 7, she has earned a lot of money and numerous scholarships. She may have left her family with a net worth of close to 10 crore INR at the time of her death.

 

5 Facts about Maya Govind

  • Since 2021, May has been using Instagram.
  • Wikipedia has not yet recognized Mrs. Maya.
  • She usually wears Sarees.
  • She posted a photo of herself and veteran comic Johny Lever on her Facebook page.
  • Lata Mangeshkar was Maya Govind’s all-time favorite performer.

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