Javed Akhtar is an Indian poet, lyricist, film scriptwriter from Bellwood. He is best known for teaming up with Salim Khan Salim Khan was born in 1935 and he is considered a >> Read More... Salim Khan . Javed Akhtar came to recognition as a scriptwriter duo of Salim-Javed. Salim-Javed was instrumental in making of Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Bachchan was born on October 11, 1942 in A >> Read More... Amitabh Bachchan the superstar and 'angry young' image in Indian cinema, While Salim had ideated stories, Javed used to write the dialogues. Javed Saab used to write in Urdu, which was written in Hindi by some assistant writers. In his initial days, Javed was an assistant to Urdu writer and film lyricist Kaifi Azmi Kaifi Azmi is born as Sayyid Akhtar Hussein Rizvi. >> Read More... Kaifi Azmi . Later, he married Kaifi Azmi’s daughter, Shabana Azmi Shabana Azmi is a film actress of Indian origin an >> Read More... Shabana Azmi , after divorcing his first wife, Honey Irani Honey Irani is an actress and screen writer. She w >> Read More... Honey Irani . Javed had married Honey Iran while he met her during the making of Seeta Aur Geeta.

Javed has two children, Zoya Akhtar Zoya Akhtar has now become a household name promin >> Read More... Zoya Akhtar , and Farhan Akhtar One of the most recognized young director of India >> Read More... Farhan Akhtar . When Salim-Javed approached Mr. Bachchan for Mr. India, Bachchan did not approve the project, and there was split in the partnership of Bachchan-Salim-Javed. After Mr. India, Salim-Javed never worked together again. Javed wrote a story for Ramesh Sippy’s Sagar. That is how the country’s famous scriptwriter ballgame in Bollywood almost came to an end. Later on, Javed took to writing songs and even dialogues. Javed Akhtar was introduced as film lyricist in Yash Chopra Film maker Yash Chopra is recognized as the ‘king >> Read More... Yash Chopra ’s Silsila; he had written all the best duet songs of Lata- Kishore Kumar Kishore Kumar is an Indian playback singer, who ha >> Read More... Kishore Kumar , which had ample scope for his talent as a lyrics writer. However, when Sholay-3D was released in 2013, the duo came together settling down their past differences. The scriptwriter duo Salim-Javed had given Indian cinema many successful projects such as ‘Sholay’, ‘ Zanjeer Click to look into! >> Read More... Zanjeer ’, ‘ Deewar Deewar is a Hindi serial broadcasted on DD Nationa >> Read More... Deewar ’ and they had parted when) for ego issues. In those days, script-writers were not given due credit on film posters but Salim-Javed initiated this trend in Indian cinema and started to print their names on every poster of the movie they have worked in. It was Yash Chopra who approached Javed to honor his film Silsila with his lyrics, after Silsila there was no looking back for Javed Akhtar as a songwriter. He has won five national awards as a lyricist-writer.

The Government of India has honored this writer for his contribution to Indian cinema with Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan. Javed is known for his political satire film ‘Main Azad Hoon’ which remains still one of his best as a movie writer. A Couple of his best songs can be included from films like Silsila, ‘1942-A Love Story’, ‘Veer Zaara’, 'Lagaan’, ‘ Jodhaa Akbar Click to look into! >> Read More... Jodhaa Akbar ’ and so on. This famous personality of Indian cinema was born to Jan Nisar Akhtar and Safia Akhtar on January 17, 1945.