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  • | August 18th, 2013

    Gulzar saab, happy birthday !

    Gulzar saab, happy birthday !

    One of the most celebrated and respected lyricist-directors of all time turned 79 today
    Born on August 18, 1934 Samoorna Singh Kalra aka Gulzar is known in Bollywood for his unique way with words and his vision as an avant-garde storyteller. Click here to read more

  • | August 18th, 2011

    Happy Birthday, Gulzar saab!

    Happy Birthday, Gulzar saab!

    The world knows him best for Jai ho, but he is known in Bollywood more for his unique way with words and his vision as an avant-garde storyteller
    In Bollywood, being a serious poet-writer-filmmaker like Gulzar saab ensures that not many know anything more than your most accomplished works. The Chhaiyya chhaiyya song in Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se made him popular, as it became a rage with the youth, also thanks to the groovy music provided by AR Rahman. Between that chartbusting song and the Oscar-winner Jai ho from Danny Boyle’s Slumdog Millionaire, this writer has touched billions of lives across the globe with his wizardry of words. Click here to read more