Meghna Gulzar Age, Biography, Husband, Children, Family, Facts & More

Meghna Gulzar

Real NameMeghna Gulzar
ProfessionWriter, Film Director
Famous ForGulzar and Rakhee's Daughter
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 December 1973
Age (as in 2017)44 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolSt. Xavier’s Mumbai
College/UniversitySt. Xavier’s Mumbai
The Tisch School of Arts, New York University, New York
Educational Qualification(s)Graduation in Sociology
A short course in Filmmaking from the Tisch School of Arts, New York University
DebutFilm (Screenplay): Hu Tu Tu (1999)
Hu Tu Tu 1999
Film (Director): Filhaal... (2002)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressBoskiyana, Nargis Dutt Road, Pali Hill, Bandra (W), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
HobbiesPainting, Gardening, Listening to Music, Reading
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsGovind Sandhu
Husband/SpouseGovind Sandhu
Meghna Gulzar With Her Husband
ChildrenSon- Samay
Meghna Gulzar With Her Husband And Son
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Gulzar (Lyricist)
Meghna Gulzar With Her Father Gulzar
Mother- Rakhee (Actress)
Meghna Gulzar With Her Mother Rakhee
Favourite Things
Favourite Lyricist(s)Gulzar, Irshad Kamil
Favourite Music Director(s)A. R. Rahman, Vishal Bhardwaj
Favourite ActressesRakhee, Tabu, Alia Bhatt
Favourite Actor(s)Irrfan Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan
Favourite Singer(s)K. S. Chithra, Lata Mangeshkar, Anuradha Paudwal, Kishore Kumar
Favourite Song(s)Jaage Hain... from the film Guru (2007) and Kabira from the film Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013)
Favourite DestinationKashmir
Favourite FoodGolgappa
Favourite BookChildren’s Letters to God by Stuart Hample
Favourite CityMumbai
Favourite FilmWhen Harry Met Sally...(1989)
Money Factor
Net Worth Not Known

Meghna Gulzar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meghna Gulzar

  • Meghna Gulzar was born as the only child to the respected lyricist Gulzar and veteran actress Raakhi. Meghna Gulzar Childhood Photo
  • She missed her conventional childhood, as her parents have been living separately since her childhood.
  • She started her career as a freelance writer with the Times of India.
  • She also wrote for the NFDC publication Cinema in India.
  • The ‘Poetry Society of India’ has also published her poetry in its anthologies.
  • During the initial phase of her career in the Indian Film Industry, she worked as an Assistant Director to the noted filmmaker Saeed Akhtar Mirza. Saeed Akhtar Mirza
  • After completing a short course in filmmaking from New York, she returned to India and assisted her father in his films ‘Maachis’ and ‘Hu Tu Tu.’ Meghna Gulzar With Her Father And Sunil Shetty on The Set of Hu Tu Tu
  • Meanwhile, she directed some documentaries for Doordarshan and music videos for several music albums.
  • Meghna Gulzar’s debut directorial film ‘Filhaal’ (2002), starring Sushmita Sen and Tabu, failed at the Box Office.
  • In 2015, she directed ‘Talvar,’ which received both critical and commercial acclaims. The film was based on the 2008 Noida double murder case; in which a 14-year old girl named Aarushi Talwar (daughter of Dr. Rajesh Talwar and Dr. Nupur Talwar) and a 45-year-old Hemraj, were killed in mysterious circumstances. Meghna Gulzar Talvar
  • She doesn’t like the term ‘Bollywood;’ rather ‘Hindi Film Industry.’
  • Her 2018 directorial film ‘Raazi,’ starring Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal, had also made headlines. The film was based on Harinder Sikka’s novel ‘Calling Sehmat,’ depicting the story of a real-life Indian Spy, Sehmat (fictional name). Meghna Gulzar With Alia Bhatt on the Set of Raazi
  • In an interview, she expressed her desire to direct her mother Rakhee. Meghna Gulzar Mother Rakhee
  • Meghna Gulzar always loves being in Kashmir, as most of her childhood has been spent in Kashmir, being there for extended period of her parents’ shoots.
  • She considers the birth of her son, Samay, as the high point of her life.
  • When it comes to her favourite film, she incessantly goes for praising ‘When Harry Met Sally…(1989).’

  • Meghna’s stress-buster formula is taking small breaks out of the city, every few weeks.
  • During an interview, Meghna Gulzar said that she takes inspiration from the everyday, ordinary.