Javed Akhtar

Kangana Ranaut challenges warrant by court in defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar

Kangana Ranaut's plea, filed on Wednesday in the defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar, is slated to be heard on March 15, her lawyer said.

Mar 11, 2021, 20:42 PM IST

Bailable warrant issued against Kangana Ranaut on Javed Akhtar's complaint

Javed Akhtar filed the complaint against Kangana Ranaut in November last year for allegedly making baseless and false statements against him which, according to him, damaged his reputation. In his complaint, the lyricist claimed Ranaut had made defamatory comments against him in an interview by dragging his name while referring to a "coterie" existing in Bollywood, following the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June last year.

Mar 01, 2021, 17:41 PM IST

Shabana Azmi says husband Javed Akhtar makes her laugh like no other. Shares proof!

Veteran actor Shabana Azmi shared a beautiful throwback black and white picture with poet-lyricist-screenwriter husband Javed Akhtar. Shabana claims that no one else can make her smile like her husband Javed can do. Various Bollywood celebrities also commented on the picture.

Feb 16, 2021, 23:48 PM IST

Bollywood Breaking: No 'full-stop' in Kangana Ranaut-Javed Akhtar's 'combat' over defamation so far

Mumbai Police has summoned Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut in a defamation case filed by veteran writer-songwriter Javed Akhtar.

Jan 21, 2021, 16:32 PM IST

Kangana Ranaut summoned by Mumbai police in Javed Akhtar defamation case

Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has been summoned by the Juhu police in relation to the defamation case filed by veteran writer Javed Akhtar. She has to appear before the police on Friday (January 22). Akhtar had filed a crimnial complaint against Ranaut for allegedly making defamatory comments against him in television interviews. Akhtar had filed a crimnial complaint against Ranaut for allegedly making defamatory comments against him in television interviews. 

Jan 20, 2021, 21:32 PM IST

Mumbai court directs police to probe defamation case filed by Javed Akhtar against Kangana Ranaut

The magistrate court on Saturday asked Juhu police to investigate the matter and submit their report on January 16, Javed Akhtar's lawyer Niranjan Mundargi said.

Dec 20, 2020, 00:21 AM IST

Bollywood Breaking 20-20 : Javed Akhtar serious allegations on Kangana Ranaut

Lyricist Javed Akhtar filed case against actress Kangana Ranaut.

Nov 05, 2020, 16:00 PM IST

Ek thi sherni...: Kangana Ranaut reacts to Javed Akhtar's defamation case against her

Javed Akhtar has filed a criminal defamation complaint against Kangana Ranaut for allegedly making defamatory and baseless comments against him.

Nov 04, 2020, 15:14 PM IST

Javed Akhtar files defamation case against Kangana Ranaut for dragging him in Hrithik Roshan controversy

Kangana has reiterated these accusations against Akhtar many times on different platforms. 

Nov 03, 2020, 20:05 PM IST

Taapsee Pannu's swipe at news channels: Thank you for holding the fort of entertainment long enough

Taapsee Pannu has taken a dig at news channels for prioritising entertainment over news.

Oct 05, 2020, 13:20 PM IST

Badi Bahas: Why politics on the name of Shaheed Bhagat Singh?

This segment of Zee News brings to you discussion on concurrent issues. Today's question for debate is- Why politics on the name of Shaheed Bhagat Singh? Watch this debate to know more.

Sep 29, 2020, 11:28 AM IST

Javed Akhtar slams media for ignoring farmers’ protests, says 'Karan Johar should have invited some farmers to his party'

Noted poet and veteran Bollywood scriptwriter Javed Akhtar has taken a dig at the media for ignoring the ongoing farmers’ protest and instead focussing on Dharma Productions owner Karan Johar’s house party held last year, which is now under scanner over alleged use of drugs.

Sep 26, 2020, 13:51 PM IST

Javed Akhtar on becoming first Indian to receive Richard Dawkins Award: I am deeply honoured

Every year, the award recognises a distinguished individual from the field of science, scholarship, education, or entertainment, who publicly proclaims the values of secularism and rationalism and upholding scientific truth.

Jun 08, 2020, 12:57 PM IST

Javed Akhtar spars with BJP's Subramanian Swamy over Coronavirus, imams

Akhtar's reaction came after the veteran BJP leader posted an article from June 8, 2018, about Austria closing down seven mosques and 'kicking out 60 imams'.

Mar 14, 2020, 13:27 PM IST

Shekhar Kapur, how can your claim on 'Mr India' be more than mine? asks Javed Akhtar

The announcement that 'Mr India' will be remade in the form of a trilogy hasn't gone down well with the makers of the original film. Last week, Sonam Kapoor had said it was "disrespectful" that the architects of the 1987 blockbuster hadn't been consulted for the remake. 

Feb 28, 2020, 15:43 PM IST

Javed Akhtar questions action against suspended AAP councilor Tahir Hussain in Delhi violence

Tahir Hussain has been alleged to be the kingpin behind the riots in the Chandbagh area.

Feb 28, 2020, 12:02 PM IST

Javed Akhtar threatened Kangana Ranaut to say sorry to Hrithik Roshan, claims Rangoli Chandel

The Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan controversy in the year 2016 was widely publicised with both accusing each other of maligning their images.

Feb 20, 2020, 07:47 AM IST

Shabana Azmi recovering well, says Javed Akhtar

Shabana Azmi met with a road accident on the Mumbai-Pune expressway on Saturday. According to doctors, she has suffered a head injury and there is slight damage to the backbone.

Jan 23, 2020, 09:59 AM IST

Satish Kaushik: Shabana Azmi is much better now

Satish Kaushik visited Shabana Azmi at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital (KDAH) in Andheri on Sunday.

Jan 20, 2020, 11:28 AM IST

Shabana Azmi in ICU but doing fine: Javed Akhtar

An FIR has been registered against Shabana Azmi's driver for rash driving, police said on Sunday.

Jan 19, 2020, 16:00 PM IST