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Gulzar on A Poem a Day, his collection of translated poetry chronicling India's history since 1947
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Gulzar on A Poem a Day, his collection of translated poetry chronicling India's history since 1947

The compilation of translated poems by Gulzar has been over eight years in the making, traversing through the length and breadth of the country, with works of 279 poets in 34 languages featured in the book.

Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar-winning costume designer, dies at 91 after prolonged illness
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Bhanu Athaiya, Oscar-winning costume designer, dies at 91 after prolonged illness

Bhanu Athaiya won the Best Costume Design Oscar for her work in Richard Attenborough’s 1982 film Gandhi

From Manoj Bajpayee's Bhojpuri rap to Gulzar, Javed Akhtar's poems, a look at how celebs responded to migrant crisis
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From Manoj Bajpayee's Bhojpuri rap to Gulzar, Javed Akhtar's poems, a look at how celebs responded to migrant crisis

'Bambai Main Ka Ba,' a searing rap song sung and performed by Manoj Bajpayee, and directed by Anubhav Sinha, tears down the gaze of privilege and asks us to acknowledge the plight of migrant workers.

Rekha Bhardwaj on launching record label with husband Vishal: 'Hope to seek out listeners who believe in our music'
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Rekha Bhardwaj on launching record label with husband Vishal: 'Hope to seek out listeners who believe in our music'

The lockdown has allowed singer Rekha Bhardwaj, and her husband Vishal Bhardwaj, to finally take the leap and set up their much-awaited label VB Music.

Yash Raj Films completes 50 years: Picking the best album of every decade, from Kabhie Kabhi to Ishaqzaade
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Yash Raj Films completes 50 years: Picking the best album of every decade, from Kabhie Kabhi to Ishaqzaade

Just like its movies, the music of Yash Raj Films has endured over the years, with albums like Silsila, Darr, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, and Veer-Zaara.

Vishal Bhardwaj confesses he's often undervalued as a composer: I want to make music for films that aren't mine
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Vishal Bhardwaj confesses he's often undervalued as a composer: I want to make music for films that aren't mine

In this exclusive interview with Firstpost, Vishal Bhardwaj talks about how he thinks of himself as a music composer first, and a filmmaker later.

'They will go die where there is life': Gulzar writes poem on plight of migrant workers caught in COVID-19 lockdown; watch video here
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'They will go die where there is life': Gulzar writes poem on plight of migrant workers caught in COVID-19 lockdown; watch video here

Noted lyricist and writer Gulzar recently penned down a poem capturing the plight of the migrant workers, which has emerged as the starkest humanitarian crisis during the lockdown imposed to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Office Office, satirical comedy show on corruption in government offices, will always remain evergreen, says actor Pankaj Kapur
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Office Office, satirical comedy show on corruption in government offices, will always remain evergreen, says actor Pankaj Kapur

Pankaj Kapur was supported by actors such as Sanjay Mishra, Deven Bhojani, Manoj Pahwa, Hemant Pandey, Asawari Joshi and Eva Grover on Office Office.

On her 36th birthday, Shilpa Rao sings 10 tracks that made her an unrivaled singer, from Tose Naina to Ghungroo
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On her 36th birthday, Shilpa Rao sings 10 tracks that made her an unrivaled singer, from Tose Naina to Ghungroo

Shilpa Rao goes down the memory lane to talk about 10 varied songs (and sings them too!) after winning her first major award for 'Ghungroo' this year.

Veteran actress Gita Siddharth, known for roles in Garm Hawa and Sholay, passes away
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Veteran actress Gita Siddharth, known for roles in Garm Hawa and Sholay, passes away

Gita Siddharth is also known for films like Sholay, Trishul, Disco Dancer and Ram Teri Ganga Maili.

Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: Madhuri Dixit, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan, Vidya Balan among others cast vote
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Maharashtra Assembly Election 2019: Madhuri Dixit, Aamir Khan, Varun Dhawan, Vidya Balan among others cast vote

A number of Bollywood celebrities turned up to cast cast their vote for the Maharashtra Assembly elections on Monday.

Pritam on composing music for The Sky Is Pink, and why Kalank's failure did not bog him down
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Pritam on composing music for The Sky Is Pink, and why Kalank's failure did not bog him down

Pritam talks about how challenging it was to translate the emotion of The Sky Is Pink into a soundtrack, and why 'Zindagi' song is special because of Gulzar's lyrics.

Urdu stories, in translation: Read short fiction by Gulzar, Joginder Paul and Deepak Budki
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Urdu stories, in translation: Read short fiction by Gulzar, Joginder Paul and Deepak Budki

A round-up of the first four Urdu short stories presented in translation, as part of the eight-part series on Urdu fiction by contemporary Indian writers.

Gulzar responds to Javed Akhtar's poem on speaking up in 'dark times': You are not alone
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Gulzar responds to Javed Akhtar's poem on speaking up in 'dark times': You are not alone

Gulzar responded to Javed Akhtar's new poem, which he had performed for the first time at the 53rd Shankar-Shad Mushaira.

Mere Pyare Prime Minister's 'Bajaa Bajaa' is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's tribute to iconic Holi songs
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Mere Pyare Prime Minister's 'Bajaa Bajaa' is Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's tribute to iconic Holi songs

Mere Pyare Prime Minister's new song 'Bajaa Bajaa' has been composed by Shankar Ehsan Loy and its lyrics penned by Gulzar

From Gully Boy to Manzil, the father-child conflict in cinema is a commentary on the State's relationship with its citizens
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From Gully Boy to Manzil, the father-child conflict in cinema is a commentary on the State's relationship with its citizens

The imagery of Gully Boy's protagonist, Murad (played by Ranveer Singh), breaking free of the shackles imposed on him by his father, and by extension, the State, through his writing, should not be lost upon us here.

Mere Pyare Prime Minister: Trailer of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film shows a little boy's journey to meet country's PM
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Mere Pyare Prime Minister: Trailer of Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's film shows a little boy's journey to meet country's PM

Mere Pyare Prime Minister's lyrics have been penned by Gulzar and music has been composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy.

In 'The Crocodile', Gulzar tells a story of smoke and fire during Dussehra
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In 'The Crocodile', Gulzar tells a story of smoke and fire during Dussehra

Read Gulzar's short story The Crocodile, a tale of brewing disharmony amid Dusshera celebrations, translated by Dr Rakhshanda Jalil

Gulzar credits music composer AR Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire’s Jai Ho winning Oscar
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Gulzar credits music composer AR Rahman for Slumdog Millionaire’s Jai Ho winning Oscar

Gulzar also said writing a song was a "much tedious" process than writing a poem.

Daily Bulletin: 9 women speak up against MJ Akbar, Centre weighs its options; Cyclone Titli makes landfall in Odisha; day's top stories
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Daily Bulletin: 9 women speak up against MJ Akbar, Centre weighs its options; Cyclone Titli makes landfall in Odisha; day's top stories

Govt in fix as sexual misconduct allegation against MJ Akbar mount, Cyclone Titli makes landfall in Odisha, Sabarimala protests continue and other top stories of the day