Gulzar is one of the most notable lyricists in the country and bagged 19 Film Fare award and 5 National awards. He worked with various talented and famous music directors like S D Burman, Salil Chowdhury, Shankar Ehsaan, Madan Mohan, R D Burman in yesteryears and contemporary music directors like A R Rahman, Anu Malik.
Gulzar is still waiting for the Grammy Award to reach him as he was not present in the ceremony. He mentioned that the Oscar had also come to him by courier. "It's a strange situation," he laughs. "Both Rahman and I were accorded our respective Grammy trophies. Unfortunately I wasn't in Los Angeles to collect mine. I don't know where it is. I hope it reaches me." said Gulzar.