February 29, 2020 8:41 am
Javed Akhtar replied to Shekhar Kapur's post regarding Mr India on Twitter, where he asked if a 'director had any creative rights over what he/she created.'
January 23, 2020 7:02 am
Shabana Azmi sustained injuries on January 18 after her car rammed into a truck near Khalapur on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway.
January 19, 2020 8:28 am
Veteran actor Shabana Azmi and her driver were injured on Saturday in an accident near Khalapur on Pune-Mumbai Expressway.
January 19, 2020 10:24 am
Azmi was alone in the car along with the driver, while her husband and poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar was in a different car at the time of the accident.
January 17, 2020 9:14 am
Lyricist-writer Javed Akhtar was once a part of the renowned writing duo Salim-Javed — best known for Zanjeer, Sholay and Don among more. But critics call Deewaar (1975) their finest hour at the movies. Even Amitabh Bachchan thinks so.
January 02, 2020 7:30 pm
IIT Kanpur has formed a committee to probe whether Faiz's poem Hum Dekhenge, recited by anti-CAA protesters on December 17, is offensive to Hindu sentiments.
December 27, 2019 11:20 am
Hum Dekhenge was a powerful and popular poem, but it assumed iconic status and became a universal anthem of protest and hope after it was rendered by Iqbal Bano in 1986, and live recordings of that performance were smuggled out of Pakistan.
December 15, 2019 8:39 am
Sahir Ludhianvi was known as the "people's poet" as his writings reflected their loves, sufferings, angst and joy. He also worked extensively as a film song lyricist for close to three decades.
October 08, 2019 9:18 pm
Javed Akhtar spoke about the evolution of screenplays in Hindi movies at the launch of film critic Khalid Mohamed's debut novel, 'The Aladia Sisters'.
September 21, 2019 5:34 am
The seventh edition of the festival, with over 120 speakers in its line-up, kicked off at the Yashwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration on Baner Road.
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.
March 15, 2018 8:24 am
Taimur Ali Khan was spotted on a day out with mommy Kareena Kapoor Khan.
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.
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.
January 18, 2017 3:05 pm
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.
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.
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).
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)
January 17, 2019 4:25 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.
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