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'A powerful river always finds its course': Javed Akhtar on the Big B

"In all these years, his dedication, hard work and passion hasn't changed. He has completed 50 years in the industry. I feel that newcomers don't have the level of passion he does," said Javed Akhtar.

Published on 7th November 2019
'Done with deliberate intentions to mislead public': Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar accuse PM biopic mak

'Done with deliberate intentions to mislead public': Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar accuse PM biopic makers

Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar recently expressed his shock after finding him credited as the lyricist in the poster of the movie, PM Narendra Modi.

Published on 25th March 2019
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'Nobody knows Sahir Ludhianvi better than me, only I can write his biopic', insists Javed Akhtar

National award-winning poet-writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar feels he is the right person to write the biopic of late iconic poet-lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi.

Published on 24th July 2019
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'Shocked to find my name on the poster': Lyricist Javed Akhtar denies writing songs for PM Narendra Modi biopic

The biopic is set to release in April 2019. 

Published on 22nd March 2019
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'You will commit suicide': Kangana Ranaut calls out Javed Akhtar's personal threats

The Queen actor said: "Once Javed Akhtar had called me to his house and told me that Rakesh Roshan and his family are very big people. If you don't apologise to them... you will commit suicide." 

Published on 19th June 2020
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Arjun Kapoor starts shooting for his historical saga Panipat

Panipat is an upcoming movie directed by Ashutosh Gowariker starring Arjun Kapoor, Kriti Sanon and Sanjay Dutt to be released on December 6, 2019.

Published on 3rd December 2018
Delhi riots: Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker, Richa Chadha, among other celebs condemn the violence

Delhi riots: Sonam Kapoor, Swara Bhasker, Richa Chadha, among other celebs condemn the violence

Celebrities including Anurag Kashyap, Sonam Kapoor, Raveena Tandon, Swara Bhasker, Richa Chadha, among others have taken to their social handles to condemn the situation.

Published on 26th February 2020

Don't miss Naseeruddin Shah, Ratna Pathak Shah, Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi and Gauhar Raza at the Anhad Virtual Seminar

Naseeruddin Shah and Ratna Pathak will be performing Vikram Seth's The Elephant & the Tragopan.

Published on 18th April 2020
Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar to tie the knot after Toofan release?

Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar to tie the knot after Toofan release?

When a leading publication asked veteran writer-lyricist, Javed Akhtar, if Farhan and Shibani were all set to tie the knot, he was non-committal and yet left just that wee bit of a hint.

Published on 13th January 2020
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Happy Birthday Javed Akhtar: Here are 15 of his best songs

As we wish him long life and happiness, we go down the memory lane to list down our picks of his best songs.

Published on 17th January 2018
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Javed Akhtar calls shelving of Australian award function 'unacceptable'

The trip to Australia for an award function is unanimously cancelled by the film industry

Published on 8th May 2017

Javed Akhtar files defamation complaint against Kangana Ranaut

Noted poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar has filed a criminal defamation complaint against actress Kangana Ranaut.

Published on 4th November 2020
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Javed Akhtar makes 500th lit event of Prabha Khaitan Foundation a memorable one

Javed Akhtar talks about documenting his grandfather's 200 gazals into 5 volumes, weighing 8 kilos

Published on 2nd September 2019

Javed Akhtar on receiving Richard Dawkins Award 2020: ‘It’s fulfilment of a dream I had not even seen’ 

Be it on social media or at sessions in different cities, Javed Akhtar, who describes himself as an atheist, has been vocal about subjects like CAA and Islamophobia.

Published on 8th June 2020
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Javed Akhtar's play at ShilpaKala Vedika

Love saga

Published on 20th September 2018

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