Renowned lyricist-writer and now actor, Javed Akhtar, will be seen in another on-screen appearance in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's much anticipated DELHI 6, aka DILLI 6. The very busy lyricist and reality show judge has accepted the request to appear in a very brief but special appearance in RANG DE BASANTI director's next. Although its Prasoon Joshi and Gulzar, who have been regular lyricists for a Rakeysh Mehra film, Javed sahab has agreed to the part role, something that the cut-throat number game rivals should learn from!
Coming to Javed Akhtar, this is not for the first time that he will be seen on the big screen. Before this he was seen briefly in projects like Shah Rukh Khan's home banner venture, MAIN HOON NA, where he played himself. Though it is still not clear as to what role Javed Akhtar gets to essay in DELHI 6.
While on DELHI 6, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra took two years in finalizing the cast of his next directorial venture after RANG DE BASANTI and AKS. However, the wait was definitely worth it because when the first look of the film was unveiled at the recently concluded Dubai Film Festival, the response is said to have been fantastic!