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Sunday, April 13, 2014

Gulzar Chosen For Dada Saheb Phalke Award

Veteran Lyricist Gulzar was chosen today for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2013. This award is considered as the highest recognition awarded to film personalities in India. This award is given to film personalities for giving their lifetime contribution to Indian Cinema.

Gulzar is well known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi Zindagi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se Koi Shikwa Nahi'. He has also directed highly praised films like 'Mausam' and ‘Aandhi’.

Dada Saheb Phalke Award was first introduced in the year 1969 which is the birth centenary year of Dadasaheb Phalke. Dadasaheb Phalke is considered as the father of Indian Cinema and the Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given after his name to recognize the contribution of personalities towards development of Indian Films.

Gulzar is 79 years old Lyricist and filmmaker. He will be 45th personality to receive this award. Some of his popular films are Angoor, Khushboo, Libaas, Kosish, Mere Apne and Maachis.

Gulzar was also awarded Sahitya Akademi Award in the year 2002 and Padma Bhushan Award in the year 2004. He has also won many national film awards and filmfare awards.



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