• 10 Heart-rending poems by Javed Akhtar that will leave you

    On Javed Akhtar's birthday, ten heartrending poems by him

    Celebrities | January 17, 2020 12:56 IST

    From co-writing movies like 'Sholay' and 'Deewaar' to independently giving Indian cinema gems of lyrics in songs 'Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum,' 'Dil Dhadakne Do' and others, legendary poet Javed Akhtar is a force to reckon with. On his 75th birthday, we enlist a few of the poems penned by him.

  • javed akhtar once again to pen a film script

    Javed Akhtar once again to pen a film script

    Bollywood | January 25, 2015 19:28 IST

    Kolkata: Eminent lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar has said he will be back with a new film script once again soon after a long gap.Akhtar, 70, last wrote the screenplay of Shah Rukh Khan starrer ‘Don', which

  • my father was too versatile to establish poetic identity

    My father was too versatile to establish poetic identity: Javed Akhtar

    Bollywood | June 15, 2014 17:20 IST

    Mumbai: Hindi film industry's renonned lyricist Javed Akhtar remembers his father and poet Jan Nisar Akhtar on Father's Day Sunday and says he learnt how to write lucid poetry from him, and added that his

  • bollywood wishes happy birthday to javed akhtar

    Bollywood wishes Happy Birthday to Javed Akhtar

    Bollywood | January 17, 2013 17:20 IST

    New Delhi, Jan 17: Noted lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar has turned 68 today. He and his admirers are celebrating his birthday while wishes are pouring in from all around and  Bollywood is not behind