08 Jun 2013
Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar's three-year long battle to secure copyright benefits for writers and musicians in the country, has now gone global.
27 Jan 2014
Kolkata: Decrying the middle and upper middle class society in India for choosing English over vernacular languages, eminent lyricist-poet Javed Akhtar said on Sunday, "slum-dwellers" were not expected to contribute to the growth of vernacular literature in Hindi and Urdu.
05 Sep 2013
Mumbai: Actor-director Farhan Akhtar, whose father-scriptwriter Javed has been embroiled in a legal battle with those remaking 'Zanjeer', says the right way to go about remakes is to take the consent of those associated with the original.
24 Jul 2015
Mumbai: Shraddha Kapoor's soothing voice in songs like 'Galliyan' and the recent 'Bezubaan Phir Se' has been well appreciated by listeners and now she hopes to please talented musical trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy with her singing skills in 'Rock On 2'.
31 Mar 2014
Karachi: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan and actress Katrina Kaif have been invited for the annual literary and cultural conference to be held in Lahore, organisers said.
07 Aug 2013
Mumbai: Veteran Bollywood actress Shabana Azmi and her writer husband Javed Akhtar presented a rare 'smitten by love' portrait when they walked on the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) ramp in Mumbai.
21 Feb 2013
Actress Shabana Azmi feels sad that Hindi films, that once used to protect the Urdu language, are slowly shunning it.
08 Mar 2014
Mumbai: One would definitely love to idolize women with beauty, integrity and strength. But every individual has his or her own favourite lady whom they adore and admire. On International Women's Day, Bollywood celebrities disclose the names of those ladies whom they look up to.
25 Apr 2014
Tampa Bay (Florida): Bollywood celebrities like Anil Kapoor, Shabana Azmi, and Javed Akhtar, present on the second day of the ongoing IIFA awards and skipping voting - scheduled on the same date in Mumbai - regretted not exercising their franchise but said they had committed to the show six months back when elections has not been announced.
08 Dec 2013
Thiruvananthapuram: Veteran film star Shabana Azmi said Saturday her family and the way she was brought up influenced her selection of movies across all genres.