Call him a magnificent lyricist or simply a man who understands the nuances of life itself, Gulzar Sahab is all this and so much more. An incredible storyteller & a thought-provoking philosopher in his own right, the Dada Saheb Phalke & the Oscar awardee weaves magic into the thread of life with words so simple and yet so meaningful that tears are inevitable. Rightfully known as India's greatest wordsmith, Gulzar's illustrious cap sports more feathers than we can count.

So when we heard that he had decided to team up with Luminous to pen down the essence of Diwali and recite it himself, we just couldn't contain our excitement. This video of his moving recitation is a telling reminder to all those who have lost sight of what the festival of lights is really about. That at the end of the day the only thing that matters the most is the light in one’s heart. #RoshniDilKi

In association with Luminous