Friday, 24 March, 2023

Topic: Gulzar

When will Gulzar retire? The poet, Bollywood lyricist gave an answer during his America tour

In a rare series of events, audiences in US and Canada got to see Gulzar discuss his films and music in his signature white kurta and characteristic simplicity.

Kishore da, Pancham, Sanjeev Kumar were mad, it’s the madness that lives with genius: Gulzar

In a conversation with Shekhar Gupta at 'Off The Cuff', Gulzar speaks about Bengali influence in his life & work, & how his interaction with entertainment industry stars shaped his writing.

‘Khushboo’ — how Gulzar captured a strong woman who loves but won’t be a pushover

At a time when women did not have much say in a lot of matters, especially when it came to relationships & matrimony, 'Khushboo' is a story of a woman exercising her choice.

Off The Cuff with Gulzar

In this Off The Cuff conversation studded with wonderful recitation of poems, shayaris and nazms recited by Gulzar, get his insights on the current...

‘There is need to idiot-proof everything’ — Gulzar says climate of fear looms over art today

At ThePrint’s Off The Cuff, Gulzar talks about his new book 'A Poem a Day', a compilation of 365 poems by by 279 poets in 34 languages from India.

Vinod Khanna’s Achanak is a philosophical look at the duty of medical and legal professionals

Written and directed by Gulzar, Achanak takes off from the sensational Nanavati case that was India's first brush with a media trial and a high-profile crime of passion.

‘Murari Lal is anxious’ — Gulzar says common man worried by lost leadership in latest poem

Over the years, Gulzar’s ‘Murari Lal’ poems have addressed multiple concerns of the common man, from inflation to political crises. Read his latest, set in a desert.

Ijaazat is a strangely poetic take on divorce that was rare in 1980s Hindi films

Naseeruddin Shah and Rekha's portrayal of a divorced couple in this Gulzar film is more loving and honest than many marriages that do last.

BJP & Cong tribute to ‘hero’ Subhash Chandra Bose, BJP’s Nadda and Hardeep Puri attack Congress

The most politically correct and incorrect tweets of the day from across the political spectrum.

A Gulzar poem and Covid appeal: How Bengaluru’s top cop is trying to urge people to stay home

The Karnataka government had announced a week-long lockdown from 14 July Saturday.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.