Jalees Sherwani

Jalees Sherwani (1954 - 2018) was an Indian writer who started his career as screenwriter for Bollywood films, and then transitioned to lyricist. He is known, for writing, among others, the lyrics of the films "Dabangg" (2010), "Dabangg 2" (2013), and "Tiger Zinda Hai" (2017). He held several positions at the Film Writers Association, and was a social activist. He also won a Mirchi Award for Dabangg's music.