High court judge, Justice Revati Mohite Dere, who had on September 1 reserved her order on the plea, said the applicant’s (Ranaut’s) petition ”stands dismissed”.
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Heartening to see youth embracing beauty of ‘shayari’: Javed Akhtar
India Shayari Project (ISP) will be launched on ZEE5 with Kausar Munir, Kumar Vishwas, and Zakir Khan.
Javed Akhtar tackles trolls after posting Farhan-Zoya’s Rakhi pic
In the image, filmmaker Zoya Akhtar ties a Rakhi on the wrist of her brother, actor-filmmaker Farhan.
Javed Akhtar birthday: Here are soul-stirring ‘shayaris’ by the legendary poet
On Javed Akhtar’s 75th birthday, here are soul-stirring ‘shayaris’ by the legendary poet!
Javed Akhtar wants to ban ghoonghat and burqa, receives threats from Karni Sena
Lyricist and writer Javed Akhtar has found himself in troubled waters after making yet another controversial statement on the prohibition of ghoonghat system in Rajasthan which indeed didn’t get a positive response from the infamous Karni Sena. Akhtar, who attended an event in Madhya Pradesh on Thursday said that if[Read More…]
Shabana Azmi slams Modi biopic’s makers
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[Read More…]
Javed Akhtar shocked to see his name on PM Modi biopic’s poster, reacts on Twitter
Check out what Javed Akhtar tweeted
Actor Siddharth mocks Javed Akhtar for misspelling movie name, writer apologises
Lyricist Javed Akhtar, he was all praises for a Tamil movie he recently watched but mistakenly misspelt the name of the movie.
Ghalib’s work could only have found meaning in India: Javed Akhtar
Mumbai: Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar says legendary Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib’s work could only have found meaning in India. “Ghalib was possible only in India. His work wouldn’t have been nurtured and preserved if not for this country. His language and depth used in his work could have only found[Read More…]
On Nirupa Roy’s 87th birth anniversary, Javed Akhtar pays tribute
Mumbai, On the 87th birth anniversary of late legendary actress Nirupa Roy on Friday, veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar said she is the most iconic on-screen mother that Bollywood has seen. In the forthcoming episode of Zee Bollywood’s “Classic Legends Season 5”, Akhtar paid tribute to the actress and[Read More…]
Gut wrenching, horrendous: Celebs condemn Kathua, Unnao rape cases
Mumbai: Members of the Indian film fraternity have condemned two rape incidents — in Kathua and Unnao — which have sent shockwaves across the country. Celebrities like Javed Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar and Nimrat Kaur and have called it a gut wrenching, horrendous and disgusting act, for which they have demanded justice.[Read More…]
Politicians aren’t bigger than the nation, says Javed Akhtar
Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar, an active social commentator, on Saturday said those who call others “anti-national” need to digest the fact that they and their political parties are not bigger than the nation itself, and rued that Muslims are “considered non-Indian”. At the Sahitya Aaj Tak conclave here, Akhtar spoke[Read More…]
Tomorrow we may hear misuse of rape: Javed Akhtar
I take back my ‘harsh’ words on Sehwag: Javed
Javed Akhtar slams Rijiju, Sehwag for Gurmehar remarks
Terming it grossly biased, veteran lyricist Javed Akhtar on Tuesday hit out at Union minister Kiren Rijiju for his remark against Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur, He also took a dig at cricketer Virender Sehwag and wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt, who trolled Kaur after her campaign ‘I am not afraid of[Read More…]
Anupam Kher, Javed Akhtar support ‘Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim; here’s how other celebs reacted
The B-town celebs openly supported ‘Dangal’ girl Zaira Wasim, who became the latest victim of social media trolls, including veteran actor Anupam Kher. Kher stressed on the fact that she is his role model. The 61-year-old ace actor took to twitter to praise Zaira’s strength as he wrote, “Dear @zairawasim![Read More…]