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Gulzar's 85th birthday: Some lesser-known facts about the lyricist

His contribution to Hindi films is unmatched and the veteran refuses to slow down, infusing his words with modern flavours without compromising on their appeal.

Poetry documents the time during which it's written: Gulzar

Veteran writer and poet Gulzar will soon be coming out with his new book A Poem a Day, which is essentially a collection of translated poems from across the country.


Filmmaker Gulzar on how he almost came to work with Satyajit Ray

Gulzar on Satyajit Ray’s Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne, which turns 50 in May, and how he almost came to work with him.

For Mere Pyare Prime Minister, the best compliment was from Meghna Gulzar: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra

At Mere Pyare Prime Minister's trailer launch, Rakeysh Omprakash shared that Gulzar's daughter Meghna was "angry" when she heard the songs of his film.

Gulzar credits AR Rahman for 'Jai Ho' Oscar win

Composed by AR Rahman for the 2009 film Slumdog Millionaire, "Jai Ho" is the first Hindi song to win an Academy Award in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song categories.

Gulzar: My films were never as cinematic as ones made by today's directors

At the trailer launch of a children's film Goopi Gawaiya Baagha Bajaiya, Gulzar was asked if he would ever return to direction, considering the exciting times that Hindi cinema is witnessing.


Gulzar on #MeToo in Bollywood: Cinema not a bible to teach people to be good humans

Gulzar commented on the #MeToo movement that exploded in India after Tanushree Dutta renewed a decade-old complaint of harassment against Nana Patekar two weeks ago.

Gulzar, A R Rahman to compose song for 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup

A R Rahman will perform the song live at the World Cup Opening Ceremony on November 27 in Bhubaneswar.

Meghna on Gulzar: As a single parent, Papi centred his life around me

And I had a lot of questions: Why aren’t Ma and he living together like the parents of my friends do? If they both say sorry to each other, won’t they make up?

Gulzar: Children know our lies and hypocrisies

"They know if we don’t wash our hands before meals…They know the language we use if we abuse our servants…They know if we are at home and have conveyed a message on the phone saying that we have left"

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Khayyam funeral: Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Gulzar and others pay last respects

Before the funeral of noted music composer Khayyam, several Bollywood celebrities visited his residence in Mumbai to pay their tributes.

Happy birthday Gulzar: Rare photos of the celebrated lyricist-filmmaker

The Academy Award and Grammy Award winner Gulzar has turned 85 today.


Ex-couple Ranvir Shorey, Konkona reunite for her directorial debut 'A Death in The Gunj'

Ex-couple Ranvir Shorey and Konkona Sen Sharma reunited for the lanuch of actress' directorial debut 'A Death in The Gunj' in Mumbai on Tuesday (January 5).