Saba Mahmood Bashir
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The author is a poet, writer and translator with a PhD on the film and non-film poetry of Gulzar.

POLITICS

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The Anger of Gulzar: Unlike his softly musing romantic poetry, Gulzar sahab's political verse is hard-hitting and edgy

On his birthday, a look at the poet extraordinaire's writing on communal violence, corruption, unemployment. The tone and words here are different from Gulzar's beautiful romantic verse.