|Sampooran Singh Kalra is better known as Gulzar. He was born on August 18, 1936 and is a notable poet, film-maker, director, and playwright of India. He primarily works in Hindi and Urdu languages. He is well known for his association with the music directors including R. D. Burman, S.D. Burman, Salil Chowdhury and Madan Mohan. Before becoming an established writer, he used to work as a car mechanic.