Akhtar (76) had filed the complaint in the court in November last year, claiming Ranaut had made defamatory statements against him in a television interview, which allegedly damaged his reputation.
Mumbai: Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhtar on Tuesday filed a criminal complaint against actor Kangana Ranaut in a local court for allegedly making defamatory and baseless comments against him in television interviews. Akhtar filed the complaint before the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate, seeking action against Ranaut under the relevant provisions of the IPC for defamation. As per […]
Mumbai: Are Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar all set to get married this year? It seems so if what Farhan’s father Javed Akhtar recently said in an interview is to be taken as any sort of a hint. When Times Of India asked veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar if Farhan and Shibani were all set to […]
Mumbai: Veteran actress Shabana Azmi feels makers of “PM Narendra Modi” biopic intentionally added her husband and veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar’s name to the film’s credits list. “It is quite clear this was done with deliberate intentions to mislead public into believing that Javed Akhtar has written the songs for ‘PM Narendra Modi’ when the […]
Mumbai: Sandeep Ssingh, one of the producers of “PM Narendra Modi”, says that the makers of the forthcoming film had acquired the rights of a song penned by lyricist Javed Akhtar and that is why he was given a credit. The producer also says Akhtar could have discussed it before commenting on social media. “Javed […]
Mumbai: Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar on Friday denied writing songs for Omung Kumar B directorial film “PM Narendra Modi”. Akhtar took to Twitter and expressed shock to see his name in the credits of the film’s trailer. “I am shocked to find my name on the poster of this film. Have not written any songs […]
Mumbai: Veteran poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar says that restricting art in the name of culture damage is wrong and such things should not happen, neither in Pakistan nor India. During a media interaction, Akhtar took issue with the recent controversy sparked by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar stating that the […]
New Delhi: Hindi Academy Delhi has given its highest “Shalaka Samman” for 2017-18 to lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar. The award was given to him at a function here which was chaired by Academy vice chairman Vishnu Khare and inaugurated by Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia. The award includes a cash reward of Rs […]
Amitabh Bachchan-starrer “Deewaar” hit the screens 40 years back and the megastar has thanked its scriptwriters Salim Khan and Javed Akhtar for the "perfect script"