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Actually ... I Met Them : A Memoir by Gulzar





 It's a memoir of Gulzar Saab, one of the most eminent poets of our times
From Satyajit Ray to Kishore Kumar, R D Burman, Bimal Roy,Pandit Ravi Shankar, Saneev Kumar and Sharmila Tagore among others, Gulzar Saab opens a window to his relationships with stalwarts of Indian cinema, music and literature


Memories don't dry up really. They keep floating somewhere between the conscious and the subconscious mind. It's a great feeling to swim there sometime. Pick up a few bubbly moments and cherish them again, says Gulzar Saab.
In Actually... I Met Them: A Memoir, Gulzar Saab recounts his encounters with the stalwarts of Indian cinema, art, literature and music. In this fascinating book, Gulzar Saab shares candid anecdotes from his association with some of the most eminent people he had known and worked with over a long period of time. From Satyajit Ray to R.D.Burman, Kishore Kumar, Bimal Roy, Ritwik Ghatak, Hrishikesh Mukherjee, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Mahasweta Deviand Samaresh Basu, among others. In addition, there will be chapters on contemporary filmmakers, writers, poets, musicians, singers and actors.
The book will open a window for readers to get to know some of the doyens of Indian art, culture and cinema through the lens of the gifted artist as he shares his special memories and experiences of working with them. Studded with rare photographs and scintillating humour, this book will be a compelling tale for a wide spectrum of readers.


Gulzar, one of India's leading poets, is regarded as one of the countrys finest writers for children. A greatly respected scriptwriter and film director, he has been one of the most popular lyricists in mainstream Hindi cinema, gaining international fame when he won an Oscar and a Grammy for the song Jai ho. Gulzar received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2002, the Padma Bhushan in 2004, and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2014.was born in Calcutta in 1956. 

PRE-ORDER: -Book will be released ~14th October

BINDING: Hardback 

PAGES: 176

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