LYRIC & SCREEN-WRITER
Kausar Munir is a contemporary lyric, dialogue and screen-writer for the Indian film and television industry. An English honours and film studies graduate from Mumbai’s St. Xavier’s College and Bombay University, Kausar’s career in the media began early. She earned her television stripes with the popular Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin. Her TV writing credits include fiction and nonfiction shows for all the leading channels. She’s scripted events ranging from IIFA to Ted Talks India, and has written the script for a grand Bollywood musical ‘Jaan E Jigar’ for Dubai Parks and Resorts’ Bollywood Park. Kausar first made an impression as a lyricist with the song Falak Tak in Vijay Krishna Acharya’s Tashan, produced by YashRaj Films. Her other lyrical contributions include films like Ishqzaade, Ek Tha Tiger, Dhoom 3, Main Tera Hero, Youngistan, Dawat E Ishq, Dear Zindagi, Meri Pyaari Bindu, Tubelight, Secret Superstar, Padman, and Amit Trivedi’s edition of MTV Coke Studio. She has worked on the films Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Phantom and Begum Jaan as lyricist as well as dialogue-writer. Her forthcoming projects include Tigmanshu Dhulia’s Baarish Aur Chowmein (Script, Lyrics), Mahesh Bhatt’s ‘Jalebi’ (Script, Lyrics), Nikhil Advani’s ‘Mughals’ (additional screenplay, Dialogue) and the script of TED TALKS INDIA Season 2.