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javed akhtar


After Javed Akhtar’s ‘hardly literate’ players tweet, 6th fail Madhur Bhandarkar has a valid point

June 18, 2020 2:56 pm

Gurmehar Kaur row: Madhur Bhandarkar took to Twitter to take a dig at Javed Akhtar’s ‘hardly literate’ comment and say he maybe Class 6th fail but nobody can stop him from expressing his opinion.

Gurmehar Kaur's retraction of campaign shows how women who voice dissent are gagged in India

June 18, 2020 2:58 pm

From Kaur to Zaira Wasim, those who've challenged authority or seemed to have 'displeased' it, have received hate threats and been forced into submission

An average Hindu is just like an average Muslim: Javed Akthar

January 27, 2017 9:26 pm

Javed Akhtar says radicalisation and Islamophobia are like a cycle where the rise of one helps in the increase of the other.

Social disparity to blame for molestation, rape: Javed Akhtar

January 22, 2017 9:01 pm

Javed Akhtar rebuffed claims that Westernisation leads to rapes and other crimes against women.

On Javed Akhtar's 72nd birthday, birthday wishes and a special party is in the works

January 17, 2017 6:14 pm

While Anil Kapoor, Rakesh Roashan and other Bollywood celebs wished Javed Akhtar on his birthday, wife Shabana Azmi throws a birthday party.

Happy Birthday Javed Akhtar: As he turns 72, his words represent emotions of every generation. Watch videos

January 17, 2017 2:46 pm

Happy Birthday Javed Akhtar: Bollywood's veteran lyricist has penned down songs in Kal Ho Na Ho, Lakshya, Wake Up Sid and Lagaan, and the tracks are our all time favourite.

Anupam Kher lauds Dangal girl Zaira Wasim's strength: 'You are my role model'

January 16, 2017 6:18 pm

Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar also tweeted for Zaira Wasim. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "Zaira is indeed a good actress. It is wrong to force her to apologise on Facebook for meeting Mehbooba Mufti."

Dilip Kumar shares adorable picture of cake-cutting with Saira Banu

December 12, 2016 3:22 pm

Dilip Kumar cuts cake in hospital, thanks his fans.

Standard of Bollywood music has dropped, says Javed Akhtar

November 26, 2016 9:34 am

Revered lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar on Friday said the standards of modern day Bollywood music have dropped and that is a reflection of contemporary society.

Javed Akhtar's new script to focus on farmer's suicide

March 18, 2016 4:44 pm

His last outing as a scriptwriter was "Lakshya" in 2004 but the noted lyricist Javed Akhtar is making a comeback with a story revolving around the farmer's suicide.


Kalki, Rajkummar Rao, Shabana Azmi, Richa Chadha at 'Masaan' screening

July 22, 2015 2:15 pm

Bollywood celebrities like Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi, Rajkummar Rao, Kalki Koechlin among others were seen at the screening of Neeraj Ghaywan's directorial "Masaan" in Mumbai.

Bollywood's fathers and daughters on ramp - Sonakshi, Sonam, Shweta Bachchan

April 05, 2015 12:13 pm

Bollywood's fathers and daughters - Sonam - Anil Kapoor, Sonakshi - Shatrughan, Big B - Shweta - walked the ramp at Mijwan Fashion show.