| Meghna Gulzar|
Writer, Film Director
Govind Sandhu (m. 2000)
Gulzar, Rakhee Gulzar
| 13 December 1973 (age 42) (1973-12-13) |
Sujan Kaur, Makhan Singh Kalra
Talvar, Filhaal, Just Married, Dus Kahaniyaan, Hu Tu Tu
Gulzar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Sohum Shah, Irrfan Khan, Sanjay Gupta
Meghna Gulzar Wikipedia
Meghna Gulzar is an Indian director of Hindi films, and is the only daughter of lyricist and poet Gulzar and actress Raakhee. She is also the author of a book titled Because He Is... about her father Gulzar.
Meghna Gulzar started her writing career as a freelance writer for The Times of India and the NFDC publication Cinema in India. Her poetry was also published in anthologies of the Poetry Society of India. After completing her graduation in Sociology, Meghna worked with noted filmmaker Saeed Akhtar Mirza as an assistant director. In 1995, she completed a short course in filmmaking from the Tisch School of Arts, New York University, New York. Upon her return, she joined her father writer - director Gulzar, as an assistant on his films Maachis and Hu Tu Tu. Meghna simultaneously began scripting her own film along with directing documentaries for Doordarshan and music videos for several music albums.
She directed her first film Filhaal in 2002, starring Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen and Tabu. Her second movie was Just Married in 2007. She also directed a short film "Pooranmasi" for Sanjay Gupta's Dus Kahaniyaan starring Amrita Singh. Her latest movie Talvar, written by Vishal Bharadwaj and based on the 2008 Noida double murder case.
She is currently working on a film based on Neelesh Misra's book about the Indian Airlines Flight 814 hijack with Vishal Bhardwaj.
Meghna Gulzar's next directorial venture titled Raazi. Produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions, Raazi will star Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal. The film, which is based on Harinder Sikka’s novel ‘Calling Sehmat’. Meghna will commence shooting of Raazi this July.Filhaal...