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.
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’.
24 Jul 2016
Washington:A Mumbai-born Muslim police officer is the security in-charge of the largest Hindu temple in the Indianapolis city of US, setting an example of inter- faith cooperation and social harmony at a time when religious intolerance rhetoric is on the rise due to the election cycle.
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.
05 Jul 2016
Karachi: Shoaib Akhtar has laughed off claims by Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh that he and Yuvraj Singh were once beaten by the former pacer in a hotel room in Pakistan.
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.
18 Aug 2016
Mumbai: On the occasion of Raksha Bandhan on Thursday a string of celebrities, including Amitabh Bachchan, Farhan Akhtar, Aamir Khan and Sooraj Pancholi, wished their siblings and fans a year full of love and happiness.
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.
21 Feb 2013
Actress Shabana Azmi feels sad that Hindi films, that once used to protect the Urdu language, are slowly shunning it.
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.