Meghna at the premiere of Dus Kahaniyaan
13 December 1973|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation||Writer, Film Director|
Gulzar (father) |
Meghna Gulzar (born 13 December 1973) is an Indian director of Hindi films, and is the only daughter of lyricist and poet Gulzar and actress Raakhee. She is also the author of a book titled Because He Is... about her father Gulzar.
Gulzar started her writing career as a freelance writer for The Times of India and the NFDC publication Cinema in India. Her poetry was also published in anthologies of the Poetry Society of India. After completing her graduation in Sociology, she worked with noted filmmaker Saeed Akhtar Mirza as an assistant director. In 1995, she completed a short course in filmmaking from the Tisch School of Arts, New York University, New York. Upon her return, she joined her father writer - director Gulzar, as an assistant on his films Maachis and Hu Tu Tu. Gulzar simultaneously began scripting her own film along with directing documentaries for Doordarshan and music videos for several music albums.
She directed her first film Filhaal in 2002, starring Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen and Tabu. Her second movie was Just Married in 2007. She also directed a short film "Pooranmasi" for Sanjay Gupta's Dus Kahaniyaan starring Amrita Singh. Gulzar then directed Talvar, written by Vishal Bharadwaj and based on the 2008 Noida double murder case.
Gulzar's latest directorial venture is titled Raazi. Produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions, Raazi will star Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal. The film is based on Harinder Sikka’s novel ‘Calling Sehmat’.
|1999||Hu Tu Tu||Yes|
- Raghavendra, Nandini (14 December 2003). "Meghna Gulzar: Papa's girl". The Economic Times. Retrieved 5 February 2013.
- "Life beyond Filhaal". The Times of India. 6 September 2006. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
- "Creative child of celebrities". The Hindu.
- Encyclopaedia of Hindi cinema. Encyclopædia Britannica (India). 2003. p. 244. ISBN 978-81-7991-066-5.
- "Just Married". The Indian Express. 16 March 2007. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
- "Meghna Gulzar: I will celebrate Talvar's success NOW".
- "Aarushi murder: How Meghna Gulzar's Talvar presented a bang-on prediction of what was to come".
- "Vishal Bharadwaj gifts Meghna Gulzar a script". The Times Of India. 22 December 2015. Retrieved 9 January 2016.
- "Alia Bhatt a spy, Vicky Kaushal a Pak army man in Meghna Gulzar's Raazi". Deccan Chronicle. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
- "ALIA BHATT KICKS OFF MEGHNA GULZAR'S UPCOMING ESPIONAGE THRILLER, RAAZI, IN JULY". MumbaiMirror. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
- "Alia Bhatt a spy, Vicky Kaushal a Pak army man in Meghna Gulzar's Raazi". DeccanChronicle. 23 June 2017. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Meghna Gulzar.|