Javed Akhtar


No of Views : 19204

Javed Akhtar (born 17 January 1945) is a poet, lyricist and scriptwriter from India.

Recent News

On Tuesday, eminent lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar celebrated his birthday at his residence in Mumbai.
Lyricist-scriptwriter Javed Akhtar is the latest from the Hindi film industry to criticise Naseeruddin Shah for his comments.
Great Bollywood script writer Javed Akhtar happens to be one of the respected members of the Rajya Sabha.
The showstopper at a recently concluded Delhi University college fest was a scalding session with the poster boy of Bollywood poetry, Javed Akhtar.
Bollywood's fascination with film remakes and book adaptations has been evident for some time now.
As one half of the screenwriter duo Salim-Javed, he has written some of the most memorable police characters in Bollywood films, including Amitabh Bachchan's Inspector Vijay Khanna in Zanjeer (1973), Shashi Kapoor's Inspector Ravi Verma in Deewar (1975), and Sanjeev Kumar as retired cop Thakur Baldev Singh in Sholay (1975).
The world-famous Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF), which also debuted in London in 2014, and is America-bound later this year, has kickstarted. Most of Delhi can be spotted at Diggi Palace in Jaipur, with the best of their winter wardrobe on display.
After his wife Shabana Azmi slammed Parliament absentees, writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has also criticised cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Noted Bollywood scriptwriter and lyricist, Javed Akhtar has spoken out against lewd lyrics being used in songs in the past.
Javed Akhtar is returning to script-writing after a decade. The veteran writer, poet and lyricist had last penned Lakshya (2004), which was directed by his son, Farhan Akhtar.