clear clear clear clear clear
clear
Movies
   Scoops & News

After item songs, Gulzar turns to children's poetry

By Subhash K. Jha, IANS
Send to Friend

GulzarAfter composing two back-to-back seductive chartbusters, "Kajra re" and "Bidee", the child in Gulzar's heart seems to be asserting itself more strongly and innocence and joy will be the predominant emotions in his poetry in the coming year.

"I'm doing an entire album of limericks for children with Vinay Sapru and Radhika (the duo who made Salman Khan starrer "Lucky")," Gulzar told IANS.

"The very fact that they understood what I meant by children's limerick made me very happy."

Commenting upon his two hit item numbers, he said: "I guess 'Kajra re' and 'Beedi' just happened. They were the demands of the hour. But a lot of the credit for 'Kajra re' must go to Aishwarya Rai.

"And, now, the credit for putting forward my 'Barso re' song in 'Guru' must again to Aishwarya. She's able to communicate such innocence and joy in the rain."

Gulzar has earlier done an entire album of music for children with composer-director Vishal Bharadwaj.

"The number 'Chaddi pehen ke phool khila hai' became very popular. That's the kind of limerick for children which I'll be doing in my new album for T-Series."

Download Guru WallpapersThe poet-filmmaker intends to go easy in 2007.

"I had a surfeit of lyrics to write in 2005 and 2006. I need to slow down. I'm concentrating on my daughter Meghna's film, which was earlier titled 'Baat Pakki'. Now it's 'Just Married'.

"Besides that, my only other movie assignment in 2007 is Mani Ratnam's 'Lajjo', which takes me to one of my favourite eras - India just before partition."

While Ratnam is writing the screenplay, Gulzar will be working on designing the scenario with him, and, of course, the lyrics.

"And, hopefully, I'll finally direct a film in the coming year," he said.


 
 

 More on Glamsham


- Aditi Rao Hydari: Sanjay sir gave me jaadu ki jhappi & made me comfortable - News
- Aditi Rao Hydari: Strength comes from the decisions you make - News
- Anushka, Shraddha, Adah... 8 worst dressed babes of this week - News
- B-town elated with NEWTON's Oscar entry however Maddy is jealous - News
- Confirmed: Varun Dhawan is part of Remo D'Souza's ABCD 3 - News
- Dutt's BHOOMI leads HASEENA Shraddha, but Rao's NEWTON surprises! - News
- Kareena, Shilpa, Tabu... 7 best dressed babes of this week - News
- Meet the designer duo behind Deepika Padukone's PADMAVATI costumes - News
- Ranveer Singh takes a selfie with Thug Aamir Khan - News
- Rishi Kapoor: Ranbir is a bachelor he can meet anyone - News
- Who tried to sabotage SECRET SUPERSTAR Zaira Wasim's career? - News
- Abhishek Bachchan, Rajneish Duggal, Vatsah Seth snapped at HASEENA PARKAR special screening - Picture Gallery
- Anil Kapoor and Prachi Desai snapped at the airport - Picture Gallery
- Arbaaz Khan, Malaika Arora Khan snapped at subarban hotel - Picture Gallery
- Babe Of The Day - Picture Gallery

   News Archives



A Fifth Quarter Infomedia Pvt. Ltd. site.