01 Feb 2013
The level of intolerance has risen in Indian society, National Award winning lyricist and Urdu poet Javed Akhtar said in Kolkata on Thursday.
20 Dec 2013
Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar is happy that his father, veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has been chosen to receive the coveted Sahitya Akademi award for his Urdu poetry. He says it is a proud moment for the entire family.
06 Nov 2014
Mumbai: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi, whose English film 'A Decent Arrangement' releases in India on Friday, says the audience in the country is ready to accept their actors speaking in a different language and that language should never be a barrier in filmmaking.
04 Nov 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: Singer Hariharan will compose the theme song of the 35th edition of the National Games to be held in Kerala early next year. Penned by lyricist Javed Akhtar, the focus of the song will be national integration and sports fitness.
03 Jun 2014
Mumbai: The Bollywood fraternity on Tuesday expressed grief over the untimely demise of Union Rural Development Minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Gopinath Munde.
18 Mar 2016
Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar and Kalki Koechlin are rumoured to be dating each other; might move in together soon. If sources are to be believed there is a love story that's getting stronger by the day. Amidst stories of divorces and love tiffs, it is heartening to hear of a rumour that makes us want to believe in love again.
10 Mar 2016
New Delhi: Actor-filmmaker and musician Farhan Akhtar, who is currently gearing up for the release of his rock musical drama film 'Rock On!! 2', says it is a "new story but with the same characters" from the original 2008 film."
08 Mar 2016
Mumbai: Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has hailed the role of women on the eve of the International Women's Day and said his family has always been his strength in life.
08 Dec 2012
Actress Shabana Azmi has defended her lyricist-scriptwriter husband Javed Akhtar after a TV channel counted him among celebrity members of parliament (MP) who are irregular in attending parliament sessions.
25 Oct 2013
Patna: Many characters in Bollywood films were modelled on ex-Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav to cash in on his funny disposition but the 'positive' transformation of Bihar now attracts praise for its citizens, noted lyricist and Rajya Sabha MP Javed Akhtar said.