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Javed Akhtar
Entertainment  /  Published 12.10.19

Amitabh Bachhan: Making of a superstar

So Amitabh Bachchan turned 77 on Friday, October 11, with a Dadasaheb Phalke Award gift-wrapped for him by Rashtrapati Bhavan. Fitting, as next month will mark 50 years of Amitabh Bachchan in Hindi fi...
By in

India  /  Published 22.03.19

Modi film ‘shock’ for Javed

Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar has expressed shock at his name appearing in the credits of the trailer of the film PM Narendra Modi, saying he did not write any songs for the film.“Am shocked to find...
By TT Bureau in Mumbai

India  /  Published 24.03.19

Javed name in credits deliberate: Shabana

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi on Sunday said the makers of the upcoming film PM Narendra Modi had deliberately named her husband, lyricist Javed Akhtar, in the credits to “mislead” the audience.In ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 20.10.19

Zoya Akhtar's stories

Zoya Akhtar, basking in the success of her film Gully Boy, selected as India’s official entry to the 92nd Academy Awards, was at the news conference for Jio MAMI 21st Mumbai Film Festival with Star ...
By Ushnota Paul in Calcutta

India  /  Published 10.12.19

Chorus against ‘divisive’ bill and NRC

Over 720 jurists, writers, actors, activists and citizens have issued a statement against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill and the National Register of Citizens, describing these as “misguided” an...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 05.01.19

Javed Akhtar query on ‘anti-India’ tag

Poet and screenplay writer Javed Akhtar on Saturday posed a query on social media, asking why speaking against the establishment is nowadays equated with speaking against the country.Akhtar was respon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Dawkins prize

Lyricist Javed Akhtar has become the first Indian to be named the recipient of the Richard Dawkins Award, named after the renowned evolutionary biologist.Akhtar has been given the honour for critical ...
By PTI in Mumbai


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