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Sampooran Singh Kalra – Gulzar


Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and Movie director. He primarily writes in Hindustani (Hindi-Urdu) and Punjabi.

Gulzar was awarded Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in India the Sahitya Akademi Award and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award — the highest award in Indian cinema. He has won several Indian National Film Awards and 20 Filmfare Awards.

He won the Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Jai Ho”, for the film Slumdog Millionaire. The same song won him a Grammy Award in the category of Grammy Award for Best Song Written for a Motion Picture, Television or Other Visual Media.

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