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.
07 Jun 2016
Dhaka: Former Pakistan pacer Aaqib Javed yesterday rejected Bangladesh Cricket Board's (BCB) proposal to take up the position of the national team's bowling coach.
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.
02 Sep 2016
Mumbai: The first poster of Farhan Akhtar-starrer musical drama "Rock On!! 2" arrived on Friday.
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.
07 Dec 2012
Almost two decades after penning the evergreen "Ek ladki ko dekha...", writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has revealed the melodious hit song was originally penned with Madhuri Dixit in mind.
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.
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.