Sampooran Singh Kalra, widely known as Gulzar Sahab was born in 1935, and the legendary lyricist turned a year older today. Hence, on this 86th birthday we take you down the memory lane and share a glimpse of the 5 iconic songs penned by him which won appreciation from the audience and also won several awards. Having been a recipient of 5 National Awards, 1 Academy Award, 1 Grammy Award and more, Gulzar Sahab's contribution towards the industry is simply praiseworthy.
Here’s looking at 5 iconic numbers penned by the legendary Gulzar saab which are still ruling the hearts of the audience and have won awards too!
Do Deewane Shehar mein- Gharonda
This peppy number from 1977 released movie Gharonda featuring Amol Palekar and Zarina Wahab, narrated a sweet love story on this onscreen couple, spending some quality time, amidst the hustle and bustle of the busy city.
Aanewala Pal Jaane Wala Hain- Gol Maal
This heart touching number Aanewala Pal Jaane Wala Hain from the comic caper GolMaal was penned by Gulzar and crooned by legendary Kishore Kumar. Featuring Amol Palekar and Bidiya Goswami, this song still continues to rule listeners’ hearts even after so many decades.
Tujhse Naraaz Nahin Zindagi- Masoom
Helmed by Shekhar Kapur, Masoom, this movie has bagged several accolades one of which was for best lyrics penned by Gulzar for the song Tujhse Naraaz Nahin Zindagi. Released in the year 1982, it depicted a beautiful bond of a father–son played by actor Naseeruddin Shah and Jugal Hansraj.
Mera Kuchh Saamaan- Ijaazat
Mera Kuchh Saamaan penned by Gulzar for the movie Ijaazat made him win a National Award for the best lyrics in the year 1988. Crooned by Asha Bhosale, it featured Anuradha Patel and Naseeruddin Shah’s happy moment spend together onscreen.
Yaara Silli Silli- Lekin...
Iconic number Yaara Silli Silli from the mystery movie Lekin featuring Dimple Kapadia , crooned by legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar still remains one of the most celebrated numbers penned Gulzar in his career.
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