Poet, storyteller, director, scriptwriter and lyricist, Gulzar is a towering figure of contemporary Indian literature and cinema. His unique and much acclaimed contribution to the world of poetry continues to reflect our changing times with fresh idiom and delicate turn of phrase.
He has been awarded with the Padma Bhushan, the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award. He has also won several Indian National Film Awards, Filmfare Awards, an Academy award and a Grammy.