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Urdu author

Gulzar is ...

Alive
Born 18 Aug 1936 in Dina, Pakistan
Age83 years, 6 months
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Gulzar at the launch of Jagjit singh's album Tera Bayaan Ghalib

About Gulzar

Sampooran Singh Kalra (born 18 August 1934), known popularly by his pen name Gulzar and also Gulzar Saab, is an Oscar-winning Indian film director, lyricist and poet. Born in Jhelum District in British India (now in Pakistan) his family moved to India after partition. He started his career with music director S.D. Burman as a lyricist in the 1963 film Bandini and worked with many music directors including R. D. Burman, Salil Chowdhury, Vishal Bhardwaj and A. R. Rahman. He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 2004, the third-highest civilian award in India, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award — the highest award in Indian cinema. He has won several Indian National Film Awards, 21 Filmfare Awards, one Academy Award and one Grammy Award.Gulzar also wrote poetry, dialogues and scripts. He directed films such as Aandhi and Mausam during the 1970s and the TV series Mirza Ghalib in the 1980s. He also directed Kirdaar in 1993.

He is also known as Sampooran Singh Kalra.

Films

Gulzar has worked on the following films:

Books

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