Gulzar is a big name in the Bollywood film industry. Gulzar is not only a lyricist but also a brilliant poet, script writer and a fine poet.
Gulzar has an important contribution in the field of literature. Gulzar was born on August 18, 1936 in undivided India. But after partition he came to Amritsar with his family. From here he turned towards Mumbai. Please tell that the real name of Gulzar is Sampoorn Singh Kalra. In view of his outstanding contribution to literature, the Mayor of the City of Austin has announced to celebrate Gulzar Day on 23 July.
Gulzar Day will be celebrated on 23rd July
Let us tell you that Gulzar Day will be celebrated on July 23 in Austin, Texas. City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler has announced this. A post has also been shared on social media in this regard. In which Gulzar’s achievements have been written.
It is written in the post- ‘As you all know Gulzar is a great lyricist and poet. His songs have worked to connect crores of people. Apart from this, Gulzar is known as a lyricist, filmmaker and writer. His poetry has the power to present love and other emotions. Gulzar has been honored with many awards for his excellent work. In which- Many Filmfare Awards and National Awards are included. Not only this, apart from the Oscar Award for a song in the film Slumdog Millionaire directed by Danny Boyle, he has also been honored with Dadasaheb Phalke and Grammy Award. The City of Austin is extremely satisfied with his contribution to literature. Because of his contribution, I, the Mayor of the City of Austin, Steve Adler, announce that July 23 will be celebrated as ‘Gulzar Day’.
Gulzar is known for these films
Let us tell you that lyricist Gulzar has directed famous Bollywood films like ‘Aandhi’, ‘Mausam’ and ‘Mirza Ghalib’. Gulzar still writes songs for many Bollywood films at this stage of his age. The song ‘Saans’ written by him in ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’ was very much liked. Let us inform that Gulzar has been given Padma Bhushan in 2004. He has also been awarded 20 times Filmfare and 5 times National Award. His daughter Meghna Gulzar is also a film director.