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Javed Akhtar pens a heartfelt note on Sharmaji Namkeen: 'My friend Chintu, you've hit the last ball out of the stadium'

April 05, 2022 8:20 am

Lyricist Javed Akhtar on Monday posted a tweet about Sharmaji Namkeen. Thanking Paresh Rawal for his unusual contribution, he called the film a Rishi Kapoor show.

With his latest translation of Urdu love poetry, Sanjiv Saraf aims to demystify the language for the netizen

April 02, 2022 8:30 pm

“English has a crispness and sharp focus because of its syntax. The punch in the finish lends English to prose. Urdu doesn’t have a definitive flourish but a soft-fadeout that captures the delicate layers and indecision between emotions, like yeh hai bhi or nahin bhi,” said chief guest Javed Akhtar

Defamation case: Kangana may be a celebrity but also an accused, says court in order against permanent exemption from appearance

March 24, 2022 4:51 pm

The court also said with the charges in the case yet to be framed, her plea for permanent exemption is premature while assuring her that it can be considered again at a relevant stage

‘Illogical to tag Urdu with Muslims’: Javed Akhtar at city literary meet

March 23, 2022 3:33 am

Akhtar along with Bengali poet Srijato Bandyopadhyay and writer-filmmaker Sangeeta Datta engaged in conversation on ‘Shaayari, Kobita’.

Kangana-Akhtar case: Court says its oral directions with media present can’t be considered a threat

March 18, 2022 11:45 am

The court had recently rejected the actor’s plea seeking to transfer the proceedings between her and lyricist Javed Akhtar from the magistrate currently hearing the cases in Andheri to another court.

When Javed Akhtar told Shabana Azmi to stop apologising for being successful

March 10, 2022 5:39 pm

Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi have been married almost four decades. During an old interview with Simi Garewal, Shabana Azmi had spoken about their marriage, and why she didn't want to adopt children.

Hijab row: Javed Akhtar has 'nothing but contempt' for mobs, Shabana Azmi responds to Kangana Ranaut's comments

February 11, 2022 10:58 am

Amid the ongoing unrest in Karnataka over the hijab issue, several Bollywood celebrities such as Javed Akhtar and Kangana Ranaut have offered their opinions.

Farhan Akhtar's mother Honey Irani calls Shibani Dandekar 'lovely' woman: 'They are madly in love'

February 12, 2022 9:24 am

Farhan Akhtar's mother, Honey Irani, expressed her excitement about his upcoming wedding with Shibani Dandekar.

Shabana Azmi wishes Javed Akhtar on birthday with photo featuring Farhan Akhtar, Zoya and Honey Irani: 'Deeply in love...'

January 17, 2022 4:36 pm

Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar have been married for 37 years. The two tied the knot in 1984. The lyricist turns 77 today.

'Not Javed Akhtar's granddaughter': Urfi Javed clears the air with this funky tee at the airport

January 10, 2022 3:42 pm

This is not the first time Urfi has grabbed attention with her style. Prior to this, she was slammed for copying supermodel Bella Hadid's look


17 celebrity photos you should not miss today

January 17, 2021 3:40 pm

Here are the photo update done by celebrities like Hina Khan, Sunny Leone, Disha Patani, Karisma Kapoor, Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline Fernandez, Farhan Akhtar among others.

Salim Khan turns 84: Rare photos of the veteran screenwriter

November 25, 2019 7:27 am

Salim Khan turns 84 today. Born on November 24, 1935, Salim is best known for his association with Javed Akhtar in the 1970s and 80s.

From Taimur, Yash's day out to Urvashi Rautela at the airport

March 15, 2018 8:24 am

Taimur Ali Khan was spotted on a day out with mommy Kareena Kapoor Khan.

Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan and Vidya Balan among others ring in Diwali at Javed Akhtar's bash

October 20, 2017 7:22 am

When Bollywood celebrities step out to celebrate, they make sure it looks like the best time ever. At Javed Akhtar's Diwali bash, celebrities came dressed in their finest and with attendees like Aamir Khan, Hrithik Roshan, Amitabh Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Vidya Balan and many others, this Diwali party was stars galore.

Gurmehar Kaur row divides Bollywood: Amitabh Bachchan to Javed Akhtar, here's who said what

March 09, 2017 3:39 pm

Randeep Hooda was blamed for trolling the DU student while Javed Akhtar's defence of Gurmehar Kaur landed him in hot water. Amitabh Bachchan and Naseeruddin Shah also weighed in.

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

July 22, 2015 2:20 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 06, 2015 10:35 am

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

Zohra Sehgal cremated in Delhi

July 11, 2014 5:35 pm

Family and friends bid farewell to veteran actress Zohra Sehgal, who was cremated in New Delhi on Friday (July 11).

Aditi, Dia, Richa celebrate Holi with Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar

March 18, 2014 12:54 pm

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi along with her husband Javed Akhtar hosted a colourful Holi bash that saw the likes of Dia Mirza, Aditi Rao Hydari and Richa Chadda along with several members from the film and television industry. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)


Happy Birthday Javed Akhtar: Here are 7 soul-stirring shayaris by him

June 22, 2020 6:05 pm

“Pen is mightier than sword.” If there is one man in Bollywood who has justified this phrase, but in his very own manner, it has to be Javed Akhtar. Here are seven soul-stirrig shayaris by the man himself.