Nand Lal Noorpuri (Punjabi: ਨੰਦ ਲਾਲ ਨੂਰਪੁਰੀ) was a well-known Punjabi poet, writer and lyricist of Punjab . He wrote lyrics for many films including Mangti. He committed suicide on May 13, 1966.
Noorpuri was born in June 1906, to father Bishan Singh and mother Hukman Devi, in the Noorpur village of Layallpur district in British Punjab.He studied in Khalsa high school and Khalsa college in Layallpur (renamed as Faisalabad after partition). He quit college and joined first as a teacher and then as an assistant sub-inspector in Bikaner in Rajasthan where he received a bravery award. He married Sumittra devi and the couple was blessed with four daughters and two sons. After partition, in 1947, he settled in Jalandhar.