Javed Akhtar

Not in favour of burqa but disgusted with mob intimidating women: Javed Akhtar 

Akhtar's tweet comes days after several women in Karnataka were heckled by protestors for wearing a hijab.

published on : 10th February 2022

When Valaiosai brought the Nightingale down South

'When she got in front of the mic, we knew it would be one of the biggest hits in Tamil cinema,' Suresh Krishna.

published on : 7th February 2022

'PM's silence speaks volumes': Civil society questions Modi over Haridwar Dharam Sansad event

The signatories of the IMSD statement include journalists, lawyers, academicians, civil society activists and members of the film fraternity.

published on : 19th January 2022

Defamation case: Javed Akhtar seeks non-bailable warrant against Kangana

Akhtar had filed the complaint in Andheri court in November 2020, claiming Ranaut had made defamatory statements against him in a television interview.

published on : 13th December 2021

Javed Akhtar mourns demise of veteran journalist Vinod Dua

Vinod Dua died due to post COVID-19 complications, on Saturday, December 4, 2021. The news of his demise was confirmed by his daughter-comedian Mallika Dua.

published on : 5th December 2021

Several Muslims including Javed Akhtar, Naseeruddin Shah oppose anti-blasphemy law demand

AIMPLB had demanded punishment to those, who showed disrespect to the holy figures, from the government, and also a legislation to tackle the issue.

published on : 27th November 2021

This is what Javed Akhtar had to say about Kangana Ranaut's 'bheek' comment

Kangana Ranaut was slammed by several netizens and members from Bollywood as well as political leaders for her remarks at a news summit a few days ago.

published on : 19th November 2021

Javed Akhtar on FabIndia's 'Jashn-e-Riwaaz' controversy: It's crazy how people have problem with it 

FabIndia was accused of "defacing" the Hindu festival of Diwali by naming its festive collection Jashn-e-Riwaaz (celebration of tradition).

published on : 28th October 2021

Film industry has to pay a price for being high profile: Javed Akhtar on targeting of Bollywood 

Javed Akhtar's comments come after superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan was arrested in connection with a case of alleged seizure of drugs from a cruise ship.

published on : 19th October 2021

FIR against lyricist Javed Akhtar over remark against RSS during interview

The lawyer last month sent a legal notice to Akhtar for allegedly making "false and defamatory" remarks against the RSS in an interview to a news channel, and sought an apology from him over it.

published on : 4th October 2021

Thane court issues notice to Javed Akhtar on suit over RSS-Taliban remarks

The suit, filed by RSS activist Vivek Champanerkar in the court of the additional chief judicial magistrate and joint civil judge (senior division), seeks Re 1 as compensation from Akhtar.

published on : 27th September 2021

Lawyer sends legal notice to Javed Akhtar, asks him to apologise for remarks against RSS 

Lawyer Dubey said he would file a criminal case seeking damages of Rs 100 crore from Akhtar, if he fails to tender an "unconditional written apology" and withdraw all his statements.

published on : 22nd September 2021

Veteran writer Javed Akhtar slams Kabul mayor's decision asking working women to stay at home

This comes as a number of women in Afghanistan have been protesting against the Taliban government, demanding equal rights in all spheres of life.

published on : 20th September 2021

Javed Akhtar defamation case: Kangana Ranaut appears before Mumbai court

Ranaut appeared before the metropolitan magistrate's court on Monday for the first time since summons was issued to her in February this year.

published on : 20th September 2021

Bombay High Court junks Kangana Ranaut's plea against defamation case by Javed Akhtar

In March this year, the Magistrate issued a bailable warrant against Kangana Ranaut who appeared before the court and was granted bail.

published on : 9th September 2021
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