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Shabana Azmi's birthday celebrations

Check Out Inside Pictures From Shabana Azmi’s Star-Studded Bash Party With Dia Mirza And Manish Malhotra 

As Shabana Azmi turned 72 on September 18, you cannot miss her table filled with awards during her birthday celebrations.

19 September 2022

Javed Akhtar and Rishi Kapoor

Javed Akhtar Pens A Heartfelt Note For Late Rishi Kapoor; Praises ‘Sharmaji Namkeen’

Lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar loved late actor Rishi Kapoor's performance in 'Sharmaji Namkeen' and has said that he 'hit the last ball out of the stadium'. Also, he will miss him forever.


Kangana Ranaut's Transfer Plea Dismissed In Javed Akhtar Case

The 'Revision Application' filed by actor Kangana Ranaut stands rejected by additional sessions judge S U Baghele.


Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri Praises Javed Akhtar: He May Be A Communist But It Doesn't Matter

The director was speaking about how distant the filmmakers and writers have become from the real issues of India when he praised the work of Javed Akhtar.

04 September 2022

Farhan Akhtar, Shibani Dandekar

Shibani Dandekar Gets Her Wedding Date Tattooed On Her Arm

Actress-singer Shibani Dandekar had tattooed actor-director Farhan Akhtar’s name on her neck before, but post their wedding, she got her wedding date tattooed on her arms.


Javed Akhtar Claims Kangana Ranaut Using 'Delay Tactics' In Response To Actresses' Petition To Transfer Case

In his response the veteran lyricist noted that Kangana Ranaut was not present for 11 hearings, when it was listed in the court.

22 December 2021

The Archies

Suhana Khan, Khushi Kapoor And Agastya Nanda’s ‘The Archies’ Teaser Brings Back The Nepotism Debate

Netflix dropped the teaser of Zoya Akhtar’s ‘The Archies’, whose cast boasts of Shah Rukh Khan’s daughter Suhana Khan, Sridevi’s daughter Khushi Kapoor and Agastya Nanda - Amitabh Bachchan’s grandson among...

16 May 2022

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‘BJP Would Be Defeated If Regional Parties Unite’: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee, who is West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo said: ‘BJP is not safe and the need is to keep the country safe’. She also said UAPA is being ‘misused’ in the country.

01 December 2021

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19 November 2021
Javed Akhtar Takes A Jibe At Kangana Ranaut For Her 'Bheekh' Remark

Javed Akhtar Takes A Jibe At Kangana Ranaut For Her 'Bheekh' Remark

"Why would all those who had nothing to do with the freedom movement feel bad if some(one) calls our freedom just a ‘bheek’," tweets Javed Akhtar.


20 October 2021
Javed Akhtar On Aryan Khan's Case: 'Price Film Industry Has To Pay For Being High Profile'

Javed Akhtar On Aryan Khan's Case: 'Price Film Industry Has To Pay For Being High Profile'

Without taking names, Javed Akhtar said Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan's case got more media attention than an alleged 'one billion...


28 September 2021
Javed Akhtar Issued Show-Cause Notice By Thane Court After RSS-Taliban Remarks

Javed Akhtar Issued Show-Cause Notice By Thane Court After RSS-Taliban Remarks

The 76-year-old poet, lyricist and screenwriter triggered a controversy early this month when he told a news channel that right wing all over the world has an...


22 September 2021
Criminal Complaint Filed Against Javed Akhtar For Linking RSS To Taliban

Criminal Complaint Filed Against Javed Akhtar For Linking RSS To Taliban

An RSS worked has filed a defamation complaint against Bollywood writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar. The complaint is against Akhtar’s statement linking RSS to the...


20 September 2021
Kangana Ranaut Files Counter Complaint In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

Kangana Ranaut Files Counter Complaint In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

She accused him of extortion and criminal intimidation for asking her to apologize to actor Hrithik Roshan. The Mumbai court would have issued an arrest...


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14 September 2021
Javed Akhtar Defamation Case: Will Issue Warrant If Kangana Does Not Appear In 6 Days, Says Mumbai Court

Javed Akhtar Defamation Case: Will Issue Warrant If Kangana Does Not Appear In 6 Days, Says Mumbai Court

The court ruled in the favour of Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in the criminal defamation complaint filed by...


09 September 2021
Bombay HC Dismisses Kangana Ranaut's Plea To Quash Defamation Case Filed By Javed Akhtar

Bombay HC Dismisses Kangana Ranaut's Plea To Quash Defamation Case Filed By Javed Akhtar

Kangana Ranaut has to be present for the next hearing in the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate's court on September 14.


08 September 2021
'Just Chill': Shabana Azmi Asks Trolls To Relax After Javed Akhtar's Jibe At Shashi Tharoor's Hindi

'Just Chill': Shabana Azmi Asks Trolls To Relax After Javed Akhtar's Jibe At Shashi Tharoor's Hindi

On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.


06 September 2021
Security At Javed Akhtar's Mumbai Residence Beefed Up Amid Demands For Apology By BJP

Security At Javed Akhtar's Mumbai Residence Beefed Up Amid Demands For Apology By BJP

The development comes after a BJP MLA demanded an apology from Akhtar over allegedly comparing the RSS with the Taliban.


06 September 2021
Javed Akhtar 'Completely Wrong' In Comparing RSS To Taliban: Shiv Sena

Javed Akhtar 'Completely Wrong' In Comparing RSS To Taliban: Shiv Sena

An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' slammed lyricist Javed Akhtar for comparing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh with the Taliban.


05 September 2021
Row After Javed Akhtar Equates RSS, VHP, Bajrang Dal With Taliban

Row After Javed Akhtar Equates RSS, VHP, Bajrang Dal With Taliban

The renowned Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhter had made these remarks during an interaction with a news channel.


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20 August 2021
Javed Akhtar: I Am Fortunate To Be Born In An Overtly Secular Family

Javed Akhtar: I Am Fortunate To Be Born In An Overtly Secular Family

In an exclusive interview with Outlook, eminent poet, lyricist and screen writer Javed Akhtar, talks about art as an instrument of change, the digitalisation...


14 August 2021
Top Songs To Listen To On Independence Day

Top Songs To Listen To On Independence Day

From ‘Ae Mere Pyare Watan’ to 'Maa Tujhe Salam’ we take a look at some of the most popular patriotic songs that are definitely on everyone’s playlist...


15 August 2021
Without Social And Economic Independence, Our Independence Is Incomplete: Javed Akhtar

Without Social And Economic Independence, Our Independence Is Incomplete: Javed Akhtar

On Independence Day, in conversation with Outlook, poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar talks about his idea behind true independence and an...


20 July 2021
Arbaaz Khan Excited To Produce A Documentary On His Father Salim Khan

Arbaaz Khan Excited To Produce A Documentary On His Father Salim Khan

Arbaaz Khan is overjoyed that he is producing a documentary titled 'Angry Young Men' about the renowned screenwriter duo Salim-Javed


25 March 2021
Court Grants Bail To Kangana Ranaut In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

Court Grants Bail To Kangana Ranaut In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

Last month, the Andheri metropolitan magistrate' court had issued summons to Kangana Ranaut, directing her to appear on March 1.


01 March 2021
Court Issues Bailable Warrant Against Kangana Ranaut In Defamation Case By Javed Akhtar

Court Issues Bailable Warrant Against Kangana Ranaut In Defamation Case By Javed Akhtar

The court had issued summons to Kangana on February 1, and directed her to appear before it on March 1.


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