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Javed Akhtar's controversial statement on burqa ban

Javed Akhtar gives controversial statement on burqa ban. Watch this video to know.

May 02, 2019, 15:14 PM IST

There has to be basic honesty: Javed Akhtar on Modi biopic credit row

The film, which was earlier slated to be released Friday, has been postponed till further notice, producer Sandip Ssingh said Thursday.

Apr 04, 2019, 23:55 PM IST

Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani campaigns for CPI candidate Kanhaiya Kumar in Bihar

Mevani's canvassing for Kumar, who is pitted against firebrand BJP leader Giriraj Singh is being seen as an attempt to garner Dalit support in favour of the upper caste CPI candidate in a caste-riven state like Bihar. 

Mar 29, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

Javed Akhtar shocked to find his name on 'PM Narendra Modi' biopic poster, claims he never wrote any song

'PM Narendra Modi' biopic is produced by Sandip Ssingh, Anand Pandit and Suresh Oberoi.

Mar 22, 2019, 19:25 PM IST

Find discussion about Ramzan, elections totally disgusting: Javed Akhtar

Akhtar, in a series of tweets on Monday night, said: "I find this whole discussion about Ramzan and elections totally disgusting. 

Mar 12, 2019, 13:04 PM IST

Pakistani arts community disappointed over Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar cancelling Karachi visit

After the attack, Azmi said she feels weakened in her belief that people-to-people contact can force the establishment to do the right thing.

Feb 18, 2019, 09:23 AM IST

Javed Akhtar, Shabana Azmi cancel Pakistan visit

In the wake of the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar and his wife actress Shabana Azmi have decided not to attend an event in Pakistan.

Feb 15, 2019, 19:17 PM IST

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.

Feb 15, 2019, 15:52 PM IST

Ghalib's work could only have found meaning in India: Javed Akhtar

Akhtar also said that Ghalib had a higher level of emotional understanding. 

Jan 29, 2019, 23:17 PM IST

Javed Akhtar turns 73, B-Town wishes the 'magician', 'philosopher'

Actor Anil Kapoor called Javed a "magician".

Jan 17, 2019, 22:08 PM IST

Javed Akhtar breaks silence on Rajkumar Hirani after sexual harassment allegations

Hirani is the latest name to be called out for sexual harassment.

Jan 16, 2019, 17:49 PM IST

Shabana Azmi stresses on importance of teaching film production

Veteran actress-activist Shabana Azmi feels that Indian film institutes must teach film production to their students.

Jan 12, 2019, 18:01 PM IST

Amrish Puri was a great actor and human being: Javed Akhtar

He was not only seen in Hindi films but also Kannada, Marathi, Hollywood, Punjabi, Malayalam, Telugu and Tamil. 

Jan 08, 2019, 15:50 PM IST

On Nirupa Roy's 87th birth anniversary, Javed Akhtar pays tribute

After entertaining the audience for over five decades, Roy died in 2004. 

Jan 04, 2019, 15:08 PM IST

Here's the truth behind the video of Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar and Urmila Matondkar dancing at Isha Ambani's pre-wedding bash

Isha Ambani is all set to tie the knot with Anand Piramal on December 12.

Dec 11, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

Javed Akhtar, Vishal Bhardwaj among speakers at Jashn-e-Rekhta

The three-day cultural event will be held at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium near India Gate here. 

Dec 03, 2018, 15:34 PM IST

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar attend 4th International Faiz Festival in Lahore

The three-day festival, which started on Friday, is being held at Alhamra Arts Council in Lahore. 


Nov 18, 2018, 07:32 AM IST

Javed Akhtar visits Rishi Kapoor and Neetu Kapoor in New York—Pic

Recently, the veteran actor took to Twitter to share a picture with his old friend Javed Akhtar.

Oct 19, 2018, 11:52 AM IST