By Hindustan Times
Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar is reportedly dissapointed with Salman Rushdie and feels that the famous author has a distorted notion of freedom.
Javed Akhtar was among one of the strongest voices to support Salman Rushdie last year when the latter was not allowed to visit Jaipur for
Jaipur Literature Festival. Just a year after the incident, Salman Rushdie again faced security threats and avoided a visit to Kolkata last month. So what transpired between the two that made Javed Akhtar change his mind?
Javed Akhtar had criticsed Salman Rushdie's writings last year which apparently infuriated the Booker prize winner. An English daily said on Monday that Salman Rushdie wrote a rude, nasty and uncivilzed mail to Javed Akhtar's wife Shabana Azmi reacting to the criticsm. Jav