Gulzar News

In praise of Gulzar's Tujhse naaraz nahin and the puzzling joys of life

Penned and composed by the indomitable Gulzar-RD Burman team, "Tujhse naaraz nahin zindagi" from Masoom (1983) plays out in two different versions (Anup Ghoshal and Lata Mangeshkar), suggesting the helplessness of a father on one hand and narrating the emotional state of a woman dealing with her husband's illegitimate child, on the other.

Once Upon a Time: When Lata Mangeshkar first recorded with AR Rahman, Gulzar narrates

In the book Jiya Jale: The Stories of Songs, Gulzar recalls how the Dil Se track Jiya Jale was created with music composer AR Rahman and veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar.


Streaming Guide: Gulzar movies

A guide to Gulzar's movies available on streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hotstar, Eros Now and YouTube among more.

Amrita and I

Veteran poet and director Gulzar on Amrita Pritam and how she’d never tire of listening to his poem, Dastak.

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.

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Maharashtra polls 2019: Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit and others vote

Aamir Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta, Varun Dhawan, Gulzar, Prem Chopra, Lara Dutta and others cast their votes in Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019.

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).