"The album was created in an endeavour to take Tagore's work out of Bengal and share it with everyone. Working on this album has been a fulfilling experience. It's important that every Indian knows Tagore's work. It has been a desire that Tagore should be known as a household name across India," Gulzar said at the event
"I don't have that much authority on Tagore but yes I have a wonderful surname. It's my heritage and it has opened many doors for me. It's a privilege to be born in such a household. Unfortunately Rabindranath Tagore died three years before I was born so I could not have any direct interaction with him. But I have heard great stories from my mother," Sharmila Tagore said
Bangladeshi director Rubaiyat Hossain's Under Construction is a story about an aging stage actress' search for identity after she is replaced by younger actor in a Rabindranath Tagore play
"It is not that I consciously thought of doing television. I was approached by Anurag Basu for this series," said Amrita Puri, who will play the role of Charulata in a the episode titled The Broken Nest
Gulzar launched his album amongst old friends and new.