ISBN 9788129103642,Because He Is

Because He Is



Rupa Publications India Pvt Ltd.

Publication Year 2004

ISBN 9788129103642

ISBN-10 8129103648


Number of Pages 182 Pages
Language (English)
Because he is... explroes the journey of Gulzar, famed director, lyricist, screenplay writer, short story writer and what he first and foremost wants to be known as apoet Meghna Gulzar, daughter of Sahitya Akademi award winner Gulzar, has woven the life of her father between the pages of this book. Meghna skillfully transcends the barriers of the conventional pattern of abiography to present a book that marks the poet life, career, personal moments, joys and sorrows, in such a way that the reader will feel like an intrinsic part of Gulzar life. His films are known for their sensitive depiction of interpersonal relationships, films like Parichay, Mausam, Aandhi, maachis, have touched a chord in all of us in one way or the other. The author, a director herself, speaks about her father rise to become one of the most respected names in the Indian film industry, a name that now has seventeen Filmfare Awards and seven National Awards, besides innumerable book to his credit. The book is a personal insight into the bond between a father and daughter and the tremendous respect they have for each other work. A rare tribute from a daugthter to her father. About Author : Meghana Gulzar stint with writing began in 1989 while she was sdudying in St. Xaviers College, Mumbai. She wrote as a freelance writer for the times of India and the NFDC publication Cinema in India. her poems too, have been published in anthologies of the poetry society of India, After completing her graduation in Sociology, Meghana worked with noted filmmaker saeed Akhtar Mirza as an assistant director., In 1995, she went on to do a short course in filmmaking from teh Tisch School of Arts, New York University, New York. Upon her return she joined her father writer director Gulzar, as an assistant on his notable films Maachis and Hu Tu Tu Meghna simultaneously began scripting her own film along with directing documentaries for Doordarshan and music videos for several music albums. Contents : Irshaad Destiny in a song Meanderings and Musings Lights camera action and then there were three Films, fables and friends I am because he is moondrops on celluloid Woh jo shayar tha deja vyu epilogue some important milestone Index

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