If you’ve watched Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara and wiped a tear from the corner of your eyes while listening to those poignant poetry, thanks Javed Akhtar for giving you that moment. The poems have been recited by his son and bonafide actor Farhan Akhtar and they perfectly sum up how unfair and unjust life can sometimes be. Without any doubt, like the rest of his literary work, Javed Akhtar has injected the soul into the film with his poetry. Not only ZNMD, the noted lyricist and writer has proved his mettle in the world of literature with many such wonders including Pancchi Nadiyaan (Refugee), Lagaan and 1942: A Love Story. On his birthday, let’s read handful of his best poems that depict loss, heartbreak and love in its most raw form.