High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Wajahat Mirza (Hindi: ) (20 April 1908 - 4 August 1990), also known as Vajahat Mirza and Wajahat Mirza Changezi, was an Indian screenwriter and film director.HE was born in Sitapur, a small town about 60 kilometers from Lucknow. WHile studying at Jubilee College Mirza became acquainted with cinematographer Krishan Gopal of Calcutta, and worked as his assistant. HE later co-produced with singer Midgan Kumar a movie called Anookhi Moohabat ("Crazy Lover") in Bombay. MIrza became a dialogue and screenplay writer and was also one of the first Indians to be nominated for an Oscar for the movie Mother India.MIrza won Filmfare Best Dialogue Award twice, in 1961 for Mughal-e-Azam, and in 1962 for Ganga Jamuna. HE also directed films during the 1940s.