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Happy birthday Gulzar: 10 songs by the iconic poet-lyricist that prove nobody can describe love better than him

The iconic poet-lyricist Gulzar saab has written many beautiful songs.

Written by: India TV Entertainment Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: August 18, 2017 14:49 IST ]
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The iconic poet and lyricist Gulzar has turned a year older today. He knows how to play with words and weave magic through his songs. His compositions are proof that he is a magician and nobody can describe feelings of love, betrayal or heartbreak better than him. It goes without saying that he is the inspiration of many aspiring poets. So, on the birthday of this Bollywood’s precious gem, here’s the list of some of the wonderful songs penned by him that are hauntingly beautiful.   

Dil Toh Bacha Hai Ji

The song with beautiful lyrics describing the feelings of heart in love, was from the film Ishqiya and it was picturised on Arshad Warsi and Vidya Balan.

Pehli Baar Mohabbat Ki Hai

The romantic track was from Vishal Bhardwaj’s directorial venture Kaminey featuring actors Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra. What happens when you fall in love for the first time? Well, listen to this song and you will know it.

Tadap Tadap Ke

Love is the most beautiful feeling but it hurts when someone breaks the hearts. This song from Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Salman Khan starrer Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam is the best to describe heart break.

Kajra Re 

With Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan dancing on the song composed Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy and written by Gulzar saab, the song became an instant hit.


The song was from Ek Thi Daayan and received positive response from the audience.

Ranjha Ranjha

The song was crooned by Javed Ali, Rekha Bhardwaj and Anuradha Sriram and was from Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Raavan.

Chupke Se

The lyrics of this song from Saathiya takes you to some another land. Well, every Gulzar saab’s fans have listened to this song.


The song was from Kill Dill. It was the effect of the lyrics that even the movie failed at the box office, the song received praises.

Tujhse Naraaz Nahi Zindagi

This song evokes different emotions whenever a person listens to it.

Aap Ki Ankhon Mein Kuch


Gulzar saab once again proved he has the ability to transform a lover’s feelings into words.

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