Born Sampooran Singh ,loved music as a child .But,In a business family, he was the black sheep .By the time he entered college,
he was given up as a lost case .He wanted to take up literature but was not allowed to . He was asked to do C.A.,was also
given the option of joining the Navy ...but,ultimately he began to work in a motor servicing garage and no one could stop
him from writing poetry..
Birth Date :18th August, 1934
Birth Place : Deena (Now in Pakistan)
Gulzar came to Delhi after
partition. Gulzar (Sampooran Singh) began his film career as an assistant to Bimal Roy. He started writing songs for films
with bimal da's Bandini. 'Mora Gora Ang Layee Le' is supposed to be his first song.
His first film to be released
was Kabuli Wala, which also had some all time greats . Bandini and Kabuliwala were followed by Sannata, Biwi aur Makan, Do
Dooni Chaar and most notable of all Khamoshi and various others during 60's.
During his long and celebrated
career he has written scores of melodious and meaningful songs. He went on to write screenplays which were a breath of fresh
air in the antiquated film industry. Thelatent director in him then came to the fore and he went on to make some of the most
memorable films of our times like MereApne, Aandhi , Mausam ,Namkeen,Kinara , Khushboo,Kitaab, Meera,Angoor,Libaas,Izajat
and Lekin .
After the success of Maachis, He was again buisy. HU TU TU got released in 1999. It was a strong
comment on contemporary political system.Gulzar has also made two seials for television-KIRDAR AND MIRZA GHALIB.
He won the best lyricist Filmfare award seventh time ,for Dil-Se for the song Chaiya Chaiya.
He has written
more than twelve books- Pukhraj, Ravi paar,
Ek boond chaand,Mera kuchh saman, Autmn Moon,Silences,Boski ka Panchatantra
When he wrote poetry,he found fame through his stories.
when he wrote songs, he found
fame through his stories.
when he wrote songs,he found himself in direction.
when he was writing,well,he famed
for his scripts.
something like this is still on.
Here we present something special written about Gulzar,by Gulzar and with Gulzar...
with the help of latest available
and valuable content
author-journalist Yashwant Vyas presents KAGHAZ.