How much do we love sipping a hot cup of tea, during rains and watching sensible films with a tinge of Bollywood that speak our heart and mind!! Gulzar Sahab has written and directed films that are appreciated by all age groups. The multi faceted man has won accolades not only as a Director, but also as a writer, poet and lyricist. He recently made India proud with an Oscar for his Jai Ho Slumdog Millionaire.
Shemaroo Entertainment celebrates the 75th Birth Day of the living legend – Gulzar on 18 August’10 with a range of DVD & VCD products that will occupy a pride of place in every Hindi movie buff’s personal collection. Gulzar Saab’s oeuvre as a Director ranges from sentimental AANDHI, PARICHAY, KHUSHBOO to sensitive KOSHISH & MERE APNE to a thriller ACHANAK to spiritual – philosophical MEERA. The 4 DVD pack Best of Gulzar feature four of his spell-binding films as director: – Koshish, Parichay, Aandhi and Khushboo. Koshish, deals with a very unconventional subject line where the lead characters cannot communicate verbally as they are deaf and dumb. The Movie in true Gulzaar Sahab’s style has involving plot and deep emotions. Parichay, starring Jeetendra and Jaya Bhaduri is a fun movie with musical treat for the viewers. The movie again is based on relationships and how it changes with time. Aandhi, though is set on a political background but is unlike the stereotype political movies. The essence of Gulzar Sahab’s style of film making can be felt here strongly. The film reflects different human emotions as the story moves on – love, marriage, romance, human nature, pride, separation, ego, forgiveness and reconciliation. The film also won Filmfare Critic Award for Best Movie. Khushboo, based on a novel by Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyaya, brought forth the untapped talent of Hema Malini as a self respecting introvert. The DVD Value Pack is economically priced at Rs.399 /- MRP. These films alongwith his other films as a director are also available as single DVDs and VCDs.
Shemaroo Entertainment, the market leader in Song Compilation segment has also released DVDs & VCDs with original videos of his heartrending lyrics. Tere bina zindagi se, a DVD compilation, features Gulzar as the poetic genius. It has songs with superb lyrics that capture several emotions in words like Hum ko maan ki shakti deana.. (Guddi) and Sa re ke sa re ga ma Ko Lekar.. (Parichay) to Aanewala pal jaanewala hai (Gol Maal) to his debut song as a lyricist Mora Gora Ang Lai le (Bandini). Musafir Hoon Yaaron is another DVD compilation that pays a tribute to the unprecedented Composer-Lyricist duo viz. Pancham – Gulzar. The bubbly songs like Golmaal hai bhai sab golmaal hai.. (Golmaal) and Saare Niyam Tod Do.. (Khoobsurat) inject a sense of fun and energy within each of us with its lip catchy lyrics and lively music. Both the video songs DVDs are economically priced at Rs.99/- each. Tum aa gaye ho is a VCD compilation featuring songs like maine tere liye..(Anand), aye zindagi..(Sadma) among others, that are sure to fascinate you with its lyrics. The VCD of Tum aa gaye ho is economically priced at Rs.45/- only.
The Collectors Edition – Pancham Unmixed,a documentary on the great Panchamda, not only also features interview bites with Gulzarji, but also has an entire chapter on them in the Coffee table book PANCHAM :- STRINGS OF ETERNITY, which is a part of the Collectors Editon. Gulzar Saab’s recent critically acclaimed works as a lyricist – OMKARA, SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE & ISHQIYA are also available on Shemaroo DVDs and VCDs.
So what are you waiting for ? Grab these Home Video Products and plan your own Gulzar Festival at home.