Gulzar was born as Sampooran Singh Kalra, and he is a Indian film director, lyricist, and poet. Often called poet at heart, Gulzar began his professional life in the movie called Bandini in 1963 as a lyricist. He has worked with some of the biggest names in the Indian film industry like A R Rahman, R D Burman, and Vishal Bhardwaj. He has also television series’ and movies like Mausam and Aandhi. Gulzar also won the Dadasaheb Phalke Award , which is considered to be the greatest award in the world of Indian cinema. This is just one of the many awards he has won, and he has also won a Grammy and Academy award. Pavan Varma has translated this book.