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.
08 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Bollywood's multi-faceted talent Farhan Akhtar is gearing up to hit the right notes with 'Rock On 2!!', but for him, tennis star Sania Mirza is the real 'rockstar'.
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.
09 Oct 2015
New Delhi: The making and breaking of friendships is nothing new in Bollywood."Rock On!!" director Abhishek Kapoor says his bond with actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar is not the same ever since a controversy erupted over the script of "Rock On 2".
21 Sep 2015
Lucknow: An FIR has been registered against Bollywood actor-director Farhan Akhtar and actor Ranbir Kapoor for criminal breach of trust and forgery for promoting an online shopping site which is allegedly 'duping' customers.
01 Oct 2015
Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar yesterday said that more people should come forward to help the drought-hit farmers of Maharashtra.
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.
05 Oct 2013
Mumbai: Acclaimed writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has penned a special speech which will be delivered by a key character in Anil Kapoor’s TV show ‘24’.
09 Jan 2014
New Delhi: The ‘Jack of all trades’, actor-director Farhan Akhtar has turned 40 today. Though he has started his career with direction, Farhan has carved a niche for him in singing and acting also. At 40, he’s not only an ace director, writer and producer, but also a dynamic actor, and if that wasn’t enough, he is also a singer and lyricist, making him a creative genius.
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.