Gulzar

Also credited as: Gulzar Dinvi, Gulzar Deenvi
Singer, Lyricist, Artist, Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Born: Aug 18, 1934
 

Gulzar is one of the most revered lyricists, writers and film directors Bollywood has ever produced.

Gulzar was born Sampooran Singh Kalra in a Sikh family in the small town of Dina (now in Pakistan). Deeply engrossed in literature and poetry right from his school days, he avidly listened to Hindustani music as well, attending concerts by Pt. Ravi Shankar and Ustad Ali Akbar Khan.

His family moved to Delhi after Partition, but Sampooran moved to Bombay to pursue his ambition to become a writer. He started working as a mechanic in a garage and wrote poetry in his free time under the pen name Gulzar Dinvi.

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Discography


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Singer

Zindagi Zindagi Zindagi (Sookhe Geele Se Mausam) Zindagi Zindagi Zindagi (Sookhe Geele Se Mausam)
Album: Chatran
Singer: Asha Bhosle, Gulzar
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Narration
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Baawra Baawra
Album: Kill Dil
Singer: Shankar Mahadevan, Nihira Joshi Deshpande, Gulzar, Loy Mendonsa
Music Director: Shankar - Ehsaan - Loy
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Rock, Sugam
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Kill Dil Kill Dil
Album: Kill Dil
Singer: Sonu Nigam, Shankar Mahadevan, Gulzar
Music Director: Shankar - Ehsaan - Loy
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Rock
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Nakhriley Nakhriley
Album: Kill Dil
Singer: Shankar Mahadevan, Ali Zafar, Mahalakshmi Iyer, Gulzar
Music Director: Shankar - Ehsaan - Loy
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Sufi/Qawwali
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Sajde Sajde
Album: Kill Dil
Singer: Arijit Singh, Gulzar, Nihira Joshi Deshpande
Music Director: Shankar - Ehsaan - Loy
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Punjabi Folk, Sufi/Qawwali
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Most Popular Songs

Aaj Kal Paon Zamin Par Nahin Padte Mere Aaj Kal Paon Zamin Par Nahin Padte Mere
Album: Ghar
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Aanewala Pal Janewala Hai Aanewala Pal Janewala Hai
Album: Gol Maal
Singer: Kishore Kumar
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi
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Chhoti Si Kahaani Se Chhoti Si Kahaani Se
Album: Ijaazat
Singer: Asha Bhosle
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Katra Katra Milti Hai Katra Katra Milti Hai
Album: Ijaazat
Singer: Asha Bhosle
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Sugam, Filmi
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Aaj Bichde Hain Kal Ka Dar Bhi Nahin Aaj Bichde Hain Kal Ka Dar Bhi Nahin
Album: Thodisi Bewafaii
Singer: Bhupinder Singh
Music Director: Khayyam
Lyricist: Gulzar
Genre: Ghazal
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Filmography


Actor


Chatran

Griha Pravesh

Yuvvraaj
   
 

Director


Aandhi

Achanak

Angoor

Chatran

Hu Tu Tu
 

Writer


Aandhi

Aashirwad

Achanak

Anand

Andaz
 

Producer


Kinara

Kitaab
     
 
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