Gulzar

Didn't want to bash Pakistan to make 'Raazi' work: Meghna Gulzar

Didn't want to bash Pakistan to make 'Raazi' work: Meghna Gulzar

Filmmaker Meghna Gulzar says though her latest project "Raazi" is about patriotism, she wanted to steer clear of resorting to sloganeering or Pakistan-bashing to make the film saleable.

May 17, 2018, 21:20 PM IST
I'll never touch my father's work, says Meghna Gulzar

I'll never touch my father's work, says Meghna Gulzar

She also directed one of the 10 stories in the anthology film, "Dus Kahaniyaan" (2007).

May 14, 2018, 16:44 PM IST
I approach my craft only on instinct: Meghna Gulzar

I approach my craft only on instinct: Meghna Gulzar

She believes it was destiny that kept bringing the story of "Raazi", based on the book "Calling Sehmat", back to her.

May 02, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
Raazi: Alia Bhatt starrer 'Ae Watan' song invokes love for country the minute to hear it! Watch

Raazi: Alia Bhatt starrer 'Ae Watan' song invokes love for country the minute to hear it! Watch

'Raazi' is an adaptation of Harinder Sikka’s novel 'Calling Sehmat'.

Apr 18, 2018, 21:28 PM IST
This cannot be done to us again and again: Alia Bhatt on Kathua rape case

This cannot be done to us again and again: Alia Bhatt on Kathua rape case

Alia said, "We should really go out there and condemn this because this cannot be done to us again and again".

Apr 18, 2018, 21:02 PM IST
Gulzar brings back memories of Partition in his new book

Gulzar brings back memories of Partition in his new book

India's Partition in 1947 has always influenced the works of an entire generation of writers and now Gulzar brings those memories alive in his latest book "Footprints on Zero Line".

Sep 13, 2017, 19:26 PM IST
Gulzar's 'Libaas' set to release after 29 years!

Gulzar's 'Libaas' set to release after 29 years!

There is no better honour for an artist than being acknowledged and appreciated for his talent.

Aug 19, 2017, 16:26 PM IST
Birthday Special: Gulzar's best works to make you fall in love with his writing!

Birthday Special: Gulzar's best works to make you fall in love with his writing!

When it comes to love, no one can understand it better than Gulzar Sahab. His lyrics touch the soul and have the power to heal a broken heart. On his Birthday today, let's take a look at some masterpieces he has contributed to Bollywood:

Aug 18, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
10th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in style; Gulzar, Anne Waldman deliver keynote address

10th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off in style; Gulzar, Anne Waldman deliver keynote address

The much-anticipated 10th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) kicked-off in Jaipur on Thursday morning with renowned poet and lyricist Gulzar and celebrated American poet Anne Waldman delivering the keynote address and mystic Sadhguru and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje joining them on the stage.

Jan 19, 2017, 15:48 PM IST
‘OK Jaanu’ title track featuring Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor is out!

‘OK Jaanu’ title track featuring Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor is out!

Sung and composed by the Academy award winning music maestro, ‘Ok Jaanu’ has been penned by Gulzar.

Dec 20, 2016, 15:40 PM IST
Gulzar named for Tata Literature Fest's Poet Laureate 2016 award

Gulzar named for Tata Literature Fest's Poet Laureate 2016 award

Lyricist-writer Gulzar will be honoured with this year's Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award. 

Nov 12, 2016, 19:07 PM IST
Gulzar reveals Rajesh Khanna acted in 'Anand' at a nominal fee

Gulzar reveals Rajesh Khanna acted in 'Anand' at a nominal fee

Veteran writer-lyricist Gulzar has revealed that the late superstar Rajesh Khanna acted in superhit film "Anand" at a nominal fee. Gulzar, 82, said Khanna did so because he liked the story.

Sep 26, 2016, 18:26 PM IST
The 'Devdas' that Bollywood missed

The 'Devdas' that Bollywood missed

In 2002, Sanjay Leela Bhansali had directed another version of "Devdas", starring Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit.

May 31, 2016, 18:35 PM IST
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra gears up for first screening of 'Mirzya' with 'guru'!

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra gears up for first screening of 'Mirzya' with 'guru'!

One of the most anticipated projects of ace Bollywood director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra-- 'Mirzya' is ready for its first screening.

May 15, 2016, 13:01 PM IST
Vishal reminisces about 'Chaddi Pehen Ke Phool Khila Hain'

Vishal reminisces about 'Chaddi Pehen Ke Phool Khila Hain'

Well known filmmaker-composer Vishal Bharadwaj got nostalgic recollecting how he created the popular song 'Chaddi Pehen Ke Phool Khila Hain' in the 1990s. Walking down memory lane, Bharadwaj said, "In 1992 the serial ("Jungle Book - Mowgli") was being made by National Film Development Corporation. And at that time someone else was supposed to do the song but at last moment he backed out and Gulzar saab called me to do the song."

Mar 28, 2016, 18:49 PM IST
‘The Jungle Book’: Get nostalgic – ‘Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai’ track is out!

‘The Jungle Book’: Get nostalgic – ‘Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai’ track is out!

Legendary lyricist Gulzar and Vishal Bharadwaj have teamed up once again to recreate the same magic by coming up with a beautiful version of the ‘Jungle Jungle Baat Chali Hai’ track.

Mar 22, 2016, 10:43 AM IST
Gulzar supports JNU students' voice of dissent

Gulzar supports JNU students' voice of dissent

Extending his support to JNU, noted lyricist and author Gulzar says he feels "safe" when he sees the youngsters of the country raising their voice in dissent.

Mar 21, 2016, 15:40 PM IST
Urdu is alive and moving ahead with times: Gulzar

Urdu is alive and moving ahead with times: Gulzar

Gulzar says that contrary to the belief that Urdu is dying, the language is alive and moving ahead with time.

Feb 13, 2016, 18:08 PM IST
Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor in Karan Johar's Hindi remake of ‘OK Kanmani’

Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapoor in Karan Johar's Hindi remake of ‘OK Kanmani’

The official Hindi remake of Tamil film ‘OK Kanmani’ will star Aditya Roy Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor, who set the silverscreen ablaze with their sizzling hot chemistry in ‘Aashiqui 2’.

Dec 31, 2015, 11:31 AM IST
Gulzar suggests separate National Awards for films on disabled

Gulzar suggests separate National Awards for films on disabled

The 81-year-old also feels more film galas like these must happen.

Dec 02, 2015, 17:53 PM IST