Pavan K. Varma, an acclaimed diplomat, has translated some of Gulzar’s finest poems into English. Some of the most profound themes of life are explored in Gulzar’s works and this book will offer a riveting read for his ardent fans. His poems are translated into English with an intention of reaching out to a more diverse audience.
Summary of the Book
Anyone who is familiar with Gulzar’s works knows that the man’s unparalleled genius lies in his words soaked in poetry. He finds the keenest of emotions in some of the most mundane events of life – in his poem Amaltas, he mourns for a tree uprooted by a storm; in another poem called The Heart Seeks, he brings out the subtlest nuances of nostalgia; in A Day to Spend, he longs to spend a few more moments with a beloved. The man paints vivid pictures through his words, evoking those emotions in you that you never knew existed. This edition of Selected Poems by Gulzar, brings to you some of his best works of poetry, leaving your soul stirred.
Sampooran Singh Kalra, better known as Gulzar, is an Indian poet, lyricist and movie director. His works of poetry have been considered among the best works of all times. He is best known as the lyricist behind the song Jai Ho and for writing: Dhuan, Half a Rupee Stories, Kharaashein, Autumn Moon and Kuchh Aur Nazmein. Gulzar shared an Academy Award with A. R. Rahman for his song Jai Ho. The song also won them the Grammy Award. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan and the Sahitya Akademi Award for his contributions towards the arts.
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