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Defamation Case: Mumbai Court Issues Summons To Kangana On Javed Akhtar's Complaint

Akhtar, in his complaint, alleged that Ranaut had made defamatory comments against him in an interview, by dragging his name while referring to a 'coterie' existing in Bollywood.

01 February 2021

Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar Among Others Condemn French Church Attack

Over 130 prominent Indian personalities signed a statement, ‘unequivocally’ condemning the Church attack in France’s Nice.


Delhi Riots: 'Sedition' Case Filed Against Javed Akhtar For Remarks On Tahir Hussain

The complaint alleged Akhtar's comment on expelled AAP Councillor Tahir Hussain was 'seditious'


Kangana Ranaut Summoned By Mumbai Police In Defamation Case Filed By Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar claimed that she dragged his name while referring to a "coterie" existing in Bollywood, in TV interviews after the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput in June last year.

21 January 2021

How Javed Akhtar’s Atheism Navigates India’s Cultural Waters

The Richard Dawkins Award to Javed Akhtar brings recognition to the ‘milder strain’ of western rationality in the Indian subcontinent


Javed Akhtar Gives Updates On Shabana Azmi’s Health

Actor Shabana Azmi who was injured last Saturday is doing fine now, Says Javed Akhtar

20 January 2020

Javed Akhtar Files Complaint Against Kangana Ranaut Over Comments

As per the complaint, Ranuat had recently made certain baseless comments on Akhtar which has caused damage to the reputation of the veteran poet-lyricist.

04 November 2020

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Javed Akhtar Celebrates 75th Birthday, Bollywood Stars Join The 'Retro-Themed' Party

Javed Akhtar recently celebrated his 75th birthday with extravaganza, which marked the presence of several Bollywood stars dressed in retro look.

18 January 2020

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06 January 2020
Bollywood Bigwigs Skip Meeting With Piyush Goyal On CAA 'Myths And Realities'

Bollywood Bigwigs Skip Meeting With Piyush Goyal On CAA 'Myths And Realities'

The invite was not extended to actor Swara Bhasker, filmmakers Anubhav Sinha and Anurag Kashyap — all of whom have been vocal about their stand against the...


23 November 2019
Shabana Azmi's Mother Shaukat Kaifi Passes Away at 93

Shabana Azmi's Mother Shaukat Kaifi Passes Away at 93

Shaukat Kaifi and her husband were leading lights of the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) and the Progressive Writers Association (IWA)


20 August 2019
'A Legend In Music...A Soft-Spoken Amiable Soul': Bollywood Mourns Khayyam's Demise

'A Legend In Music...A Soft-Spoken Amiable Soul': Bollywood Mourns Khayyam's Demise

Veteran Bollywood music composer Mohammed Zahur 'Khayyam' Hashmi began his career at the age of 17 and composed music for famous films like 'Kabhie Kabhie' and...


29 July 2019
Javed Akhtar Slams Shekhar Kapur Over 'Fear Of Intellectuals' Tweet

Javed Akhtar Slams Shekhar Kapur Over 'Fear Of Intellectuals' Tweet

Shekhar Kapur tweeted that he still feels like a 'refugee' and how some 'intellectuals' made him feel 'insignificant'.


25 May 2019
Surat Fire Tragedy: Bollywood Celebrities Express Grief Over The Incident

Surat Fire Tragedy: Bollywood Celebrities Express Grief Over The Incident

Several B-Town celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Bhumi Pedneker and Shraddha Kapoor mourned the deaths of the children who were killed in the massive fire...


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20 May 2019
PM Modi Biopic Producer Justifies Use Of Javed Akhtar's Name

PM Modi Biopic Producer Justifies Use Of Javed Akhtar's Name

In conversation with producer, story writer and creative director Sandip Singh on PM Narendra Modi biopic and his clarification on using veteran lyricist Javed...


03 May 2019
If You Want To Ban Burqa Then 'Ghunghat' Should Go Too: Javed Akhtar

If You Want To Ban Burqa Then 'Ghunghat' Should Go Too: Javed Akhtar

Akhtar's comment came in the wake of the Shiv Sena mouthpiece Wednesday urging the Modi government to emulate Sri Lanka in banning the burqa on grounds of...


09 April 2019
A Week After Launch, YouTube Music Hits 3 Million Downloads

A Week After Launch, YouTube Music Hits 3 Million Downloads

YouTube celebrated the success of its online music streaming app, YouTube Music in the aftermath of reaching three million downloads within a week, with famous...


22 March 2019
I Am Shocked To Find My Name On Poster of <em>'PM Narendra Modi'</em>: Javed Akhtar

I Am Shocked To Find My Name On Poster of 'PM Narendra Modi': Javed Akhtar

Veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar on Friday said he has not written any song for Vivek Oberoi-starrer 'PM Narendra Modi' and he is shocked to find his name in the...


28 February 2019
Don't Understand The Agenda Of Pakistan To Sponsor Terrorism: Javed Akhtar

Don't Understand The Agenda Of Pakistan To Sponsor Terrorism: Javed Akhtar

Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar says he does not understand the agenda of Pakistan to sponsor terrorist activities in India.


17 January 2019
Birthday Wishes Pour In As Veteran Writer-Lyricist Javed Akhtar Turns 74

Birthday Wishes Pour In As Veteran Writer-Lyricist Javed Akhtar Turns 74

Bollywood celebrities extended their warm wishes for legendary writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar who is celebrating his 74th birthday on Thursday.


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09 January 2019
Justice Bedi's Gujarat Fake Shootouts Report Not Confidential, Says SC

Justice Bedi's Gujarat Fake Shootouts Report Not Confidential, Says SC

At the last hearing, the Gujarat government had objected to the report, saying Justice Bedi has submitted it without consulting the members of the monitoring...


27 August 2018
India For Kerala: Bollywood Celebs Come Together To Help Kerala Flood Victims

India For Kerala: Bollywood Celebs Come Together To Help Kerala Flood Victims

Celebrities from Indian film and music industries like Rana Daggubati, Abhishek Bachchan, Nandita Das, Javed Akhtar and Hariharan came together to help ...


03 May 2018
People Protesting Against Jinnah Portrait In AMU Should Also Oppose Godse Temples: Javed Akhtar

People Protesting Against Jinnah Portrait In AMU Should Also Oppose Godse Temples: Javed Akhtar

The AMU students alleged that the protesters were from Hindu Yuva Vahini, and were allowed to leave a police station even after being initially detained.


20 April 2018
I Am Afraid Many Bad Things Have Started Happening Rather Too Frequently: Javed Akhtar On Kathua Rape Case

I Am Afraid Many Bad Things Have Started Happening Rather Too Frequently: Javed Akhtar On Kathua Rape Case

The 73-year-old lyricist-writer, who spoke on the sidelines of "The Walk of Mijwan" event on Thursday night, said better values should be instilled in boys.


02 May 2016
Javed Akhtar's Game Of Patriotism

Javed Akhtar's Game Of Patriotism

Akhtar, in trying to appease the rulers or for whatever reason, has demonstrated short sightedness in his recent actions


03 February 2022
Moderate Muslims Under Fire

Moderate Muslims Under Fire

Mumbai daily tries to incite religious hatred and instigate violence against the renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar, President of MSD in particular and other...


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