Javed Akhtar
India  /  Published 13.08.22

Bollywood condemns Rushdie assault

Filmmaker Gauravv K Chawla, best known for directing Saif Ali Khan-led Baazaar , commented on a post by a journalist and said, "The crazies have truly taken over the world!" Actor Ranvir Sh...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 30.07.22

Kangana appeals to court on defamation case

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut has approached a court here, requesting it to record the statement of her sister Rangoli Chandel in the defamation complaint filed by veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar. Ran...
By PTI in Mumbai

Entertainment  /  Published 06.07.22

Javed Akhtar translates Tagore songs

A new music video collection of some of Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore’s most popular monsoon songs, translated from Bengali into Hindi by poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar, has been released in Lo...
By PTI in London

People  /  Published 31.03.22

The failures of successful people become romantic going forward: Javed Akhtar

The topic then quickly changes to the quirky quotes used in our various native hinterlands and in cities too, with a smattering of English thrown in. How about the phrase “Aapne aap ko Colgate s...
By TVS Shenoy


Opinion  /  Published 26.03.22

Power of tongues: Urdu

Hatred has its own lens. Speaking at a literary meet recently, the poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar, expressed his disappointment at a newspaper report that listed two Urdu books along with RDX and wea...
By The Editorial Board

Lifestyle  /  Published 22.03.22

A to Z of Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet

The author, Malavika Banerjee, is the festival director of Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet ...
By Malavika Banerjee

News  /  Published 18.03.22

Lit fest to return to Victoria Memorial from March 22 to March 27

The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (Kalam), held in association with the Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph, will be back with its live, onground edition from Tuesday, March 22, to Sunday, Mar...
By Our Bureau in Kolkata

India  /  Published 23.10.21

Defamation: Kangana plea rejected

The additional chief metropolitan magistrate court here has held that the Andheri metropolitan magistrate, which is presiding over the defamation case filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar against Kangana Ra...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai


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