Day pass by, number of people come and go but there are a few faces who rule the hearts and the souls. Such people are the asset to the nation. Gulzar Sahb is one such compulsive celebrity; who has taken over loads of heartbeats with his command over words.
Gulzar Sahb, is a living legend who turned 83 years old on 18 August. He was born in Dina, near Jehlum Pakistan.
His family moved to India after partition. He is an asset to subcontinent. Being a lyricist, writer and a director he falls in the artistic attire. Arts whereas is not bound to have any barrier in terms of caste, creed or color.
Through his lyrical manifestation, he moves the listeners from head to toe and takes them to the world of fantasy. Very few people on earth have this quality to cover all genres of emotions like love, desolation, misery, yearnings, connection, etc. It is no doubt a mystic characteristic.
The Mystical Manifestation – Gulzar, is a lumber house of creativity.
He has won an Oscar award in 2009 for Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures, Original Song for the movie Slum Dog Millionaire. Moreover he is a Grammy award holder too for the same song Jai Ho by Slum Dog Millionaire.
Being a lyricist, Gulzar’s most famous music compilations are ‘Tujh se Naraz Nahi Zindagi’, ‘ Jai Ho”, Satrangi Re’, ‘Chaiyan Chaiyan’ etc.
As a writer he has written a number of books on poetry, children’s stories and short stories. A children’s storybook of his named ‘Ekta’ received an award from the NCERT (National Council for Education, Research and Training).
After flying in high colors and touching the sky; high Gulzar Jee is about to release his film ‘Libaas.’
I, wish him more success and I wish to meet the ever green artistic fellow. May Gulzar Jee live long and soon visit Pakistan. 🙂