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Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Sampooran Singh Kalra is known popularly by his pen name Gulzar.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 18 August 2013, 05:17:56 PM
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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Sampooran Singh Kalra is known popularly by his pen name Gulzar.
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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He has also won Academy Award for the Best Original Song – Jai Ho – for the film Slumdog Millionaire.
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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He has won a number of National Film Awards and 20 Filmfare Awards.
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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In 2004, Gulzar was awarded the Padma Bhushan for his contribution to the arts and the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002.
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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He is an Indian poet, lyricist and director; residing in Pakistan these days.
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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On 18 August 2013 he has turned 79.
Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

Gulzar: The maverick director, poet and lyricist

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He was born on 18 August 1934 in Punjab.

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