Veteran lyricist, poet, author and filmmaker Gulzar was selected, on Saturday, for the prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award, the highest official recognition for film personalities in India. The award is presented by the government for outstanding contribution to the growth and development
Amanat Ali - Tujhse naraz nahi zindagi - Zee TV contest 2007
Amanat Ali - Tujhse naraz nahin zindagi - Zee TV contest. Lyrics by Gulzar for Indian movie Masoom. Tributes to the great ghazal lyricist Gulzar and the singer from Faisalabad Amanat Ali doing justice to the poetic words. Amanat Ali, born on 10 October 1987 in Pakistan, was the winner of "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" - Indian Singing Challenge 2007 on Zee TV. He was a finalist on "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" Challenge 2007. He placed 3rd in the competition and garnered 334314257 votes in the final two weeks. Many respected Bollywood stars of the Indian film entertainment industry, such as choreographer Farah Khan (2007 film Om Shanti Om director) and Indian ghazal singer Jagjit Singh, heralded him as a "great discovery" and remarked that Amanat Ali "goes beyond Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007". Many say that a selection of his 13 performances over nine weeks (May-Oct 2007) included: "Hungama hai kyun", "Mitwa" and "Tujh se naraz nahin zindagi" were sung in a unique manner, with judges saying that Amanat Ali's performances were better than the original. Amanat Ali, from Faisalabad/Pakistan, is the son of Pakistani singer Nazakat Ali. His two uncles, Hasan Sadiq and Sharafat Ali, religious eulogies (naats, noha, dhamals, and hamds). Earlier in his life, he performed with another great singer, Nusrat Feteh Ali Khan (1948-1997), who was also from Faisalabad, Pakistan. Amanat Ali has sung for the Bollywood music director Bappi Lahiri for the movie "Bal Ganesh". He has also sung the title song for KC ...
The 78-year-old poet, lyricist and Padma Bhushan awardee Gulzar has been appointed as the chancellor of Assam University. Gulzar's secretary also confirmed to the media, "Yes, it is true. He will be the new chancellor of the Assam University. We got the information from the university t
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