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.
15 Mar 2016
Kolkata: Under attack in Pakistan for stating that cricketers from his country are loved more in India, captain Shahid Afridi today sought to douse the fire by saying that he did not intend to demean his nation and was merely trying to give a 'positive message' by showing respect to the fans here.
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’.
22 Mar 2016
Mumbai: There has been buzz that Ranveer Singh will feature in Zoya Akhtar's next film. The actor has now apparently given his nod to the project that will have Alia Bhatt as his co-star.
14 Mar 2016
Karachi: 'Shocked and hurt' by Shahid Afridi's comments that Pakistan's cricketers were loved more by Indians than the fans here, former captain Javed Miandad has said that players making such statements should be 'ashamed' of themselves.
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.
10 Feb 2016
Mumbai: Adhuna Akhtar made her first public appearance after she and hubby Farhan Akhtar announced last month about parting ways.
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.
22 Jan 2016
Mumbai: After months of speculations, Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Akhtar have decided to go part ways after 16 years of marriage. The actor is said to have moved out of his Bandra house to sister Zoya Akhtar's bungalow, two blocks away. Apparently, he is looking for an apartment now. Though there were many theories behind the split, the Akhtars maintained that it is just "a matter of growing apart" over the years.
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.