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Meghna Gulzar Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Career, Biography & More

Meghna Gulzar is an Indian director and producer. She has directed movies like Hu Tu Tu, FIlhaal, Talvar, and Just Married. She is best known for the movie Razzi and received several awards for it. In 2019, Meghna has directed movie Chhapaak. Check out more about Meghna Gulzar from the article.

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Real Name:Meghna Gulzar
Nick Name:Megha
Profession:Writer, Film Director
Famous For:1. Gulzaar and Rakhee's daughter
2. Chhapaak movie director
Date of Birth/DOB:13 December 1973
Age:45 years old (as of 2019)
Birthplace:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height (Approx):in centimeter: 163 cm
in meter: 1.63 m
in feet inches: 5'5"
Weight (Approx):in kilogram: 65 Kg
in pound: 143 lbs
Hair Colour:Black
Eye Colour:Black
Zodiac Sign:Sagittarius
Hobbies:Painting, Reading, Writing, Listen to music
Parents:Father: Gulzaar (Lyricist)
Mother: Rakhee (Actress)
Marital Status:Married
Husband:Govind Sandhu
Marriage Year:Not Known
Children:Son: Samay
Daughter: None
Boyfriend/affair:Govind Sandhu
Education/College:Graduate on Sociology
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
Hometown:Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Caste:Not Known
Instagram Name:meghnagulzar
Twitter Name:@meghnagulzar
Favorite Food:Indian Food
Most liked Destination:Mumbai
Favorite Actress:Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt, Tabu
Favorite Actor:Vicky Kaushal, Irfan Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan
Favorite Lyricist:Gulzar, Irshad Kamil
Not Known
Net Worth:Not Known

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Meghna Gulzar is a talented writer, director, and producer of India, She hails from the family o famous lyricist Gulzaar Saheb. She was born and brought up into the financial well family of Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Meghna has completed her schooling and then did her graduation in Sociology. Meghna started her professional career with writing as a freelancer for The Times of India and NFDC publication Cinema in India.


Next, Meghna Gulzar did a course in film-making and started work as an assistant director. She started with the movie Hu Tu Tu which was written by her father Gulzaar. Next, She directed her first film Filhaal in 2002.

After then, Meghna Gulzar directed many hit movies such as Just Married, Dus Kahaniyaan, and Talvar. She became very popular with the movie Raazi in 2018 and received several awards. In 2019, Meghna Gulzar became a part of the new movie Chhapaak.

Meghna Gulzar Age, Family, Husband, Caste & Religion

Meghna Gulzar was born on 13 December 1973 (age 45 years old; as in 2019). She was born and brought up into the celebrity family of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Meghna is a daughter of great Indian lyricist Gulzaar Saheb. Her mother Rakhee is the most recognized actress of Indian cinema. She is very close to her family members. In addition, Her parents have been living separately since her childhood.

Parents Gulzaar and Rakhee
Parents: Father Gulzaar and Mother Rakhee

Meghna follows Shikishm and holds Indian nationality. In addition, there is not much known about her siblings or other family members.

Meghna is married to Govind Sandhu in 2000. Both the couple Meghna and Govind has a son Samay Sandhu together.

Meghna Gulzar's Husband Govind Sandhu
Husband Govind Sandhu
Son Samay
Meghna’s son Samay (pic; Instagram)


Meghna Gulzar was born and brought up into the family of poet and lyricist Gulzar. She did her schooling from the St. Xavier’s Mumbai. After then, She did her graduation in Sociology from the St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai.

Meghna was very passionate about writing and reading as her father is a great lyricist. She started her writing career as a freelance writer for The Times of India and the NFDC publication Cinema in India.

Father Gulzaar

After graduation, Meghna Gulzar did work with the notable filmmaker Saeed Akhtar Mirza as an assistant director. Later in 1995, Meghna did a short filmmaking course from the Tisch School of Arts, New York University.

Next, Meghna did work as the assistant to her father’s written films Maachis and Hu Tu Tu. During the time, She started writing her own scripts and also directed documentaries for Doordarshan and music videos.

Career from 2002

Meghna Gulzar made her directorial debut with the movie Filhaal in 2002. She made it along with Miss Universe turned actress Sushmita Sen and Tabu. It became very popular and received a huge appreciation for her work.

Next. Meghna Gulzar directed the second movie ‘Just Married‘ 2007. The same year, Meghna directed a short film Dus Kahaniyaan starring Amrita Singh. After a few years, in 2015, Meghna Gulzar has directed a film Talvar. The film was based on the 2008 Noida double murder case and written by Vishal Bhardwaj.

In 2018, Gulzar directed bollywood hit Raazi. The film was based on Harinder Sikka’s novel Calling Sehmat and produced by Junglee Pictures and Dharma Productions. Also, the lead actors of the movies are Alia Bhatt and Vicky Kaushal.


The movie went hit and received huge appreciation from critics and audiences. Meghna got a nomination at Filmfare Award for Best Film. For the same movie, Meghna Gulzar won the Best Directorial Award.

In 2019, Meghna has directed the movie ‘Chhapaak‘. Also, the movie is based on the life of acid attack survivor Laxmi Agrawal and produced by Meghna and Deepika Padukone. Moreover, It features Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Messy as a lead role.

Additionally, her next project is the film ‘Nails‘ which is based on the life of army officer Sam Manekshaw. Also, the movie stars Vicky Kaushal as the main role.

Facts of Meghna Gulzar

Meghna is very great at writing and some of her poetries are published at anthologies of the Poetry Society of India.

In 2015, Meghna received huge appreciation for her work in the movie ‘Talvar’ and got the nomination for Best Director at Filmfare Award.

Meghna Gulzar is a professional writer and has written a book about her father titled ‘Because He Is…’

Her directorial movie Chhapaak’s was released on 10th December 2019. Moreover, it received a huge number of views within a very short time.

The movie ‘Chhapaak’ was produced by Meghna Gulzar and Deepika Padukone. In addition, it was Deepika’s first production debut.

She is an active personality on social media like Instagram and Twitter. Also, her official Instagram is ‘meghnagulzar‘ and twitter is ‘@meghnagulzar’.

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