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Bollywood celebrities stand united against the shocking Hathras gangrape

Bollywood celebrities have expressed shock over the alleged brutal gangrape of a teenager in Hathras. B-Towners also voiced protest against the alleged...

Javed Akhtar takes jibe at news channels highlighting Karan Johar party video

Veteran poet, lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar today took a jibe at news television channels that have been highlighting a house party...

Shabana Azmi: When with family, it's always about food

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi has shared a glimpse of a family lunch party at her residence

Shabana Azmi, Javed Akhtar to make their home in Khandala as 'primary home'

Veteran actress Shabana Azmi and her husband Javed Akhtar have been spending weekend at their house in Khandala. On Sunday, Shabana posted a picture of outdoors of her Khandala home and wrote: "At Sukoon today - our home in Khandala.

Javed Akhtar: Deeply honoured to receive Richard Dawkins Award 2020

Popular writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar is honoured to receive the Richard Dawkins Award 2020. He says that to have his name included in...

Asha Bhosle: Lata didi and I rarely discuss music

By Natalia Ningthoujam Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle have unanimously been deemed melody queens of India for decades, but...

Javed Akhtar wins Richard Dawkins Award 2020

Popular writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar has won the prestigious Richard Dawkins Award 2020 for critical thinking, holding religious dogma upto scrutiny, advancing human...

Farhan Akhtar & Shibani Dandekar to tie the knot soon

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.

Kangana Ranaut starrer ‘Panga’ title track out now

Ahead of the release of Kangana Ranaut-starrer "Panga", the makers on Tuesday dropped the film's title track, which is a true motivation booster. Featuring Kangana, the song is sung by Harshadeep Kaur, Divya Kumar and Siddharth Mahadevan

Farhan Akhtar: I never strategise my career

National award-winning filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar wears many hats. His latest release "The Sky Is Pink", opens this week on Friday, and Farhan says he never planned to explore so many genres of entertainment. rather he believes in going with the flow.

Shemaroo redefines golden era with Aur Ek Kahani

It was a night to remember as Shemaroo Entertainment Limited launched its unique show AUR EK KAHANI. The stage was brimming with profound nostalgic memories of the stories behind Bollywood evergreen classics.

See why Salman Khan is scared when critics praise his work

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, whose BHARAT has minted over Rs 150 crore at the Indian box office, says he gets scared when film critics praise his work. BHARAT is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and also stars Katrina Kaif and Disha Patani.

Javed Akhtar concerned on Kathua case verdict

Capital punishment does not deter crime, veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar said after six people were convicted for the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua last year.

Himesh Reshammiya to start a franchise of love story movies

Himesh Reshammiya to start a franchise of love story movies like Aashiqui and the first movie under this franchise will have lyrics by Javed Akhtar and will star Himesh in the lead beside him also composing for the movie titled Main Jahan Rahoon directed by Rajesh Sethi who was earlier with Yash Chopra

Satyajit Ray’s Heroes & Heroines

Amitava Nag’s book SATYAJIT RAY’S HEROES & HEROINES is an enigmatic insight on how the genius searched for his characters and found actors who can make them unforgettable. It was sheer magic.

Javed Akhtar recalls memories of Amrish Puri

Veteran lyricist and screenwriter Javed Akhtar remembered one of the finest actors of Bollywood Amrish Puri ahead of his 14th death anniversary.

Sanjay Dutt to begin shoot for a period film

PANIPAT is undeniably one of the most anticipated movies for next year. Ever since the announcement of the magnum opus, we have been eagerly waiting for the epic war to take over the Hindi Cinema.

Sanjay Dutt to begin shoot for a period film

PANIPAT is undeniably one of the most anticipated movies for next year. Ever since the announcement of the magnum opus, we have been eagerly waiting for the epic war to take over the Hindi Cinema.

MANTO Movie Review : UNFORGETTABLE!!

Nandita Das MANTO is a near masterpiece that ingeniously coins the life and the literature of Saadat Hasan Manto to an everlasting effect where Nawazuddin Siddiqui gives his career best. 

Kubra Sait: I still celebrate the day when I first met SRK

Actress Kubra Sait, who rose to fame with her character as Kukoo in Netflixs first Indian original series "Sacred Games", considers herself as one of the biggest fans of superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

Kubra Sait: I still celebrate the day when I first met SRK

Actress Kubra Sait, who rose to fame with her character as Kukoo in Netflixs first Indian original series "Sacred Games", considers herself as one of the biggest fans of superstar Shah Rukh Khan.

After Neeraj, Aligarh loses another luminary, Jalees Sherwani!


The university town of Aligarh has the distinction of providing some big names to the industry, mainly by way of poets and writers. Shakeel Badayuni, Janesar and Javed Akhtar, Asrar Ul Haq (Majaz), Ravindra Jain and Shahryar to name a few.

Javed Akhtar: Being a good human being works for Rajkumar Hirani

Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akthar says the reason why Rajkumar Hirani is able to make cinema that touches the heart is because he is a good human being.

Javed Akhtar: Being a good human being works for Rajkumar Hirani

Veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akthar says the reason why Rajkumar Hirani is able to make cinema that touches the heart is because he is a good human being.

SILSILA – Dekha Ek Khawab toh – Song Lyrics

Enjoy with Sing-along lyrics of the Super hit song - Dekha Ek Khawab from film Silsila starring - Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar

Movie : Silsila
Song : Dekha Ek Khawab toh
Music : Shiv-Hari
Producer: Yash Chopra
Director: Yash Chopra
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar

SILSILA – Dekha Ek Khawab toh – Song Lyrics

Enjoy with Sing-along lyrics of the Super hit song - Dekha Ek Khawab from film Silsila starring - Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar

Movie : Silsila
Song : Dekha Ek Khawab toh
Music : Shiv-Hari
Producer: Yash Chopra
Director: Yash Chopra
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar

SILSILA – Ye Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum – Song Lyrics

Enjoy with Sing-along lyrics of the Super hit song - Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum from film Silsila starring - Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar

Movie : Silsila
Song : Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum
Music : Shiv-Hari
Producer: Yash Chopra
Director: Yash Chopra
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan

SILSILA – Ye Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum – Song Lyrics

Enjoy with Sing-along lyrics of the Super hit song - Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum from film Silsila starring - Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar

Movie : Silsila
Song : Yeh Kahaan Aa Gaye Hum
Music : Shiv-Hari
Producer: Yash Chopra
Director: Yash Chopra
Lyrics: Javed Akhtar
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Amitabh Bachchan

Song Lyrics | Rang barse bheege chunar wali | Silsila

Enjoy with sing-along lyrics of the super hit song - Rang barse bheege chunar wali from the film Silsila starring - Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya (Bhaduri) Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar

Song Lyrics | Rang barse bheege chunar wali | Silsila

Enjoy with sing-along lyrics of the super hit song - Rang barse bheege chunar wali from the film Silsila starring - Shashi Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya (Bhaduri) Bachchan, Rekha, Sanjeev Kumar

Javed Akhtar: Not happy with Bollywood’s present music scenario

Eminent lyricist, poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar feels the music in contemporary Indian cinema is no longer sympathetic to lyrics, and the tunes -- often high on tempo -- are not conducive for good poetry.

 

Javed Akhtar: Not happy with Bollywood’s present music scenario

Eminent lyricist, poet and screenwriter Javed Akhtar feels the music in contemporary Indian cinema is no longer sympathetic to lyrics, and the tunes -- often high on tempo -- are not conducive for good poetry.

 

Javed Akhtar: Don’t put the blame on today’s youth for the lack of melody

Javed Akhtar’s comment on the present scenario of film music is a mirror to the reality. 

Javed Akhtar : Am not a fan of Lata Mangeshkar

Noted lyricist, poet and screen writer Javed Akhtar says he is not a fan of Lata Mangeshkar.. find out what are his feelings for the queen of play back singing.

A music school in honour of Lata Mangeshkar

A music school in honour of India’s queen of playback singing Lata Mageshkar has been announced.

HANUMAN DA DAMDAAR trailer launch at Glamsham office

n a bid to promote their upcoming film, the team of HANUMAN DA DAMADAR visited Glamsham office today to unveil the first trailer of their film in the most unique way possible. Interestingly, few cute adorable kids turned up in a proper Hanuman avatar gave us the sandesa of their Damdaar Hanumanji.

Javed Akhtar pens a heartfelt poem for Karan Johar’s kids

Veteran screenwriter and lyricist Javed Akhtar has a very heart touching gift for Karan Johar's cute little kids Yash and Roohi. The lyricist has penned down very beautiful words for both Roohi and Yash, explaining them the wonderful meaning of their respective names.

Waheeda Rahman, Shabana Azmi help raise £300,000 for underprivileged children

Waheeda-Shabana help raise £3 lakhs for deprived

Aamir, Rani, Farhan, Reema at TALAASH music launch

Aamir, Rani, Farhan, Reema at TALAASH music launch

Big B mum on ZANJEER controversy

Big B mum on ZANJEER controversy

1942 – A LOVE STORY’s superhit song ‘Ek ladki ko dekha…’ was an afterthought

1942:A LOVE STORY's 'Ek ladki ko' was afterthought

Javed Akhtar be banned? Impasse in industry

The row over whether composers and lyricists should get royalty has got uglier with Javed Akhtar being banned by the Film Federation of India. The producers of the film industry have raised the ante and they do not seem to be in a mood to share the booty from the efforts of the song writer and the music director, as it is being demanded by Javed Akhtar. They need to pause and think for a moment, whether the two biggest hits of the current year Munni Badnam huifrom DABANGG and Shiela Ki Jawaani from TEES MAAR KHAN would have got the bumper initial opening at the centres that matter, i.e. Mumbai and Saurashtra. It is the songs which are the medium of publicity for a film and are the initial catalytic factors in bringing the crowds in to the cinema halls.

Hum Tum Aur Ghost Movie Review

Hum Tum Aur Ghost, Kabeer Kaushik, Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani, Loy Mendonca, Javed Akhtar, Arshad Warsi, Dia Mirza, Sandhya Mridul, Boman Irani, Zehra Naqvi, Shernaz Patel and Tinu Anand

Karthik Calling Karthik Movie Review

It's all in the mind, you see and Farhan brilliantly guides you on to this wonderful journey immensely helped by Vijay Lalwani.This is not candyfloss cinema. It will find its audience in those wanting to get involved.

Prem Kaa Game Movie Review

However, in the times when he too has moved on and now turned producer with DABANGG, Arbaaz can well be expected to cringe in his seat while dancing along with Malaika to the tune of a song that goes as 'I Wanna Fa Fa Fa.....'.

Karthik Calling Karthik Music Review

Vijay Lalwani, Karthik Calling Karthik, Javed Akhtar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor, Shefali Shah

Interview : Kavita Krishnamurthy

Kavita Krishnamurthy, You and I, Back to the Future, Dr L Subramaniam, Javed Akhtar, Gulzar

Interview : Javed Akhtar

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