Javed Akhtar

Here's what Javed Akhtar has to say on Kathua rape case verdict

While the verdict came as a sense of some closure to the family of the eight-year-old, many demanded capital punishment for the guilty. However, Javed Akhtar has something else to say.

published on : 11th June 2019

'Save Bhopal, vote against Sadhvi Pragya', tweets Farhan Akhtar week after elections, gets trolled

Bollywood is not known for its brains, here is another example!

published on : 19th May 2019

Defamation suit filed in Bhopal against Javed Akhtar for remarks on Pragya Thakur

Bhopal-based advocate Rajesh Kansuriya alleged that the poet-cum lyricist had equated Pragya Thakur with demon king Ravana.

published on : 7th May 2019

Burqa, ghoonghat are the same, ban both, says Javed Akhtar

The lyricist said that he was not in favour of either the burqa or the ghoonghat but the law should be for both the burqa and veil.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Javed Akhtar campaigns for Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai

Taking a dig at Giriraj Singh, who is the BJP candidate from here, he said this gentleman asks all those who are opposed to Modi to go to Pakistan.

published on : 23rd April 2019

Sitaram Yechury to Javed Akhtar: Star-studded campaign on cards for Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai

The CPI national secretary D Raja will be arriving in Patna on Monday for a five-day tour of Bihar during which he will also campaign for Kanhaiya.

published on : 21st April 2019

Javed's name was mentioned to mislead public: Shabana Azmi Azmi on PM Modi biopic credit row

Javed Akhtar's name was mentioned in the credits of the film's trailer alongside lyricists Prasoon Joshi, Sameer, Abhendra Kumar Upadhyay, Sardaraa, Parry G and Lavraj.

published on : 25th March 2019

Nothing has been hidden: Modi biopic writer-producer over Javed Akhtar row

There were also reports of a show cause notice being served to the makers for running a full-page advertisement in a leading Hindi newspaper, which allegedly violates the Model Code of Conduct.

published on : 25th March 2019

'PM Narendra Modi' co-producer Sandeep Ssingh says Javed Akhtar could have talked before tweeting

Javed Akhtar posted a snapshot of 'PM Narendra Modi' trailer's video in which his name was mentioned among several other artistes in the lyrics category.

published on : 24th March 2019

Have taken Javed Akhtar's old songs in 'PM Narendra Modi': Producer Sandip Ssingh

Earlier, the 74-year-old writer took to Twitter to deny he had written any songs for the movie.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Javed Akhtar 'shocked' to see name in PM Modi biopic credits

Actor Vivek Anand Oberoi is essaying the role of Modi in the biopic, which is scheduled to release on April 5.

published on : 23rd March 2019

Find discussion about Ramadan, elections totally disgusting: Javed Akhtar

A Samajwadi Party leader and a Trinamool Congress leader had quarrelled about the dates for the polls clashing with Ramadan, which is tentatively expected to be observed in May. 

published on : 12th March 2019

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancel Karachi Arts Council event after Pulwama attack

The couple was invited to Pakistan by the Karachi Arts Council for a two-day event.

published on : 15th February 2019

United against terrorism: Condemnation, sympathy pour in from Bollywood after Pulwama attack

The convoy of 78 buses, in which around 2500 CRPF personnel were travelling from Jammu to Srinagar, came under attack at around 3.15 pm at Ladhu Modi Lethpora.

published on : 15th February 2019

Birthday wishes pour in for veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar

From wife and veteran actor Shabana Azmi to son Farhan Akhtar to Anil Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit, celebs took to social media to share their heartfelt greetings on the special day.

published on : 17th January 2019
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