Shyamalal Babu Rai, known professionally as Indeevar, (also credited as Indiwar and Indeewar) (18 August 1924 – 27 February 1997) was one of the leading Hindi film lyricists in the 1960s.
He got recognition in Malhar in 1951, where he penned "Bade Armano Se Rakkha Hai Balam Teri Kasam" which was set to music by Roshan. He wrote over a thousand songs in over 300 films in a career spanning over four decades. Indivar also wrote songs for famous pop duo Nazia Hassan and Zohaib Hassan. Nazia Hassan's famous songs "Aap Jaisa Koi", "Boom Boom", "Meherbani", "Dil ki Lagi" & Zohaib Hassan's "Star" was written by Indeevar.