Lahore, Feb 13: Renowned Indian poet and film director Gulzar returned to India via Lahore today, Geo News reported.
Sources said, Gulzar cut his trip to Pakistan short after receiving advice from the Indian High Commission, and returned by way of Wagah border.
However the Indian High Commissioner has denied that it had advised Gulzar to cut short his Pakistan visit due to security reasons.
Gulzar was on one-week visit to Pakistan. He was to go to Karachi today to participate in the Karachi Literary Festival.
The 83-year-old lyricist was on a visit to his hometown Dena in Jhelum, Pakistan.
Gulzar was also scheduled to attend the recording of a qawali for a Bollywood film Dedh Ishqiya.