Khayyam decided to donate all his assets worth Rs 12 crores

Well know music composer Khayyam has completed his 90 year. On this day he and his wife Jaggeet Kaur announced a trust for the needy and Emerging composer of film Industry. Name of the trust will be 'Khayyam Pradeei Jaggeet Charitable Trust. Chief Trustee of this trust is famous Gazal singer Talat Aziz and his wife Bina. Khayyam announced to donate all his money, which is almost of 12 crores. Wanted to be an Actor : Khayyam who got Filmfare Award for 'Kabhi Kabhi' and 'Umrao Jaan' started his career in 1947. He composed music of many songs like Vo Subha Tho Kabhi Aaegi, Jane Kya Dhoonti Reheti Hai Ye Aakhen Mujhme, Bhuja Diya Hai Khud Apne Hatho, Theheriye Hosh mai aa lu, Tum Apna Ranjho gam apni Pareshani Mujhe de do, Shame Gam Ki kasam, Baharo mera jeevan bhi Sawaro, he also gave music in movies of 90s like Dard, Ahista Ahista, Bazaar, Raziya Sultan. Khayyam came to Mumbai with a dream to become an actor. He says, 'I was inspired by great composer K.L Sehgal and wanted to become an actor. When I came to Mumbai then my Guru Husanlal Bhagatram gave me chance to playback. My co-singer in this song was Johara Ji, my first earning was Rs 200 and Further he started giving music with the name Khayyam and gave memorable movies. Whatever I have got want to return now : He thanks film industry and his wife and said, 'I was very lucky that I got support of talented artist. I never compromised with my singing. I did 50 films but I got support of my wife too. I got change to make Begam Akhtar sing my composition. After 90 years, i think country has done many things for me now I want to do something for composers of this industry, who wanted to more forward in field of music or who are needy, so I have decided to donate my whole assets to the trust.