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Gulzar is as fine a dialogue writer as he is a lyricist

Hindustan Times | ByYasser Usman
Dec 12, 2014 07:40 PM IST

Being an alchemist of verse, his introduction is always as a poet-lyricist. But what about the poetry in his dialogues? Gulzar the dialogue-writer has been criminally overshadowed by Gulzar the songwriter.

Being an alchemist of verse, his introduction is always as a poet-lyricist. But what about the poetry in his dialogues? Gulzar the dialogue-writer has been criminally overshadowed by Gulzar the songwriter. We remember dialogues from Anand (1971) like Babumoshai, zindagi aur maut uparwale ke haath mein hai… but sometimes forget that they were written by none other than Gulzar.

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