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Gulzar – An Evening of Music, Ghazal & Poetry
July 9, 2022 @ 8:00 pm$49 – $1010
Gulzar is an Indian poet, lyricist, author, screenwriter, and film director known for his works in Hindi cinema. He started his career with music director S.D. Burman as a lyricist for the 1963 film Bandini and worked with many music directors including R. D. Burman, Salil Chowdhury, Vishal Bhardwaj and A. R. Rahman.
Gulzar also writes 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 has won 5 Indian National Film Awards, including 2 Best Lyrics, one Best Screenplay, one Second Best Feature Film, and one Best Popular Film; 22 Film fare Awards; one Academy Award; and one Grammy Award.
He was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award – Hindi in 2002, the Padma Bhushan in 2004, the third-highest civilian award in India, and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2013, the highest award in Indian cinema. In April 2013, Gulzar was appointed as the Chancellor of the Assam University.