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Javed Akhtar

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Javed Akhtar is an Urdu and Hindi poet, lyricist and scriptwriter from India. Some of his most successful work was done in the late 1970s and 1980s with ...

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Bio

NickName(s)

- Jadoo


Profession(s)

- Lyricist, Screenwriter, Poet


 

Physical Stats

Height (approx.)

in Feet Inches- 5 5


Weight (approx.)

in Kilograms- 75 kg


Eye Colour

Dark Brown


Hair Colour

White


 

Career

Debut

As a Screenwriter (with Salim Khan)

- : Andaaz (1971)


As a Screenwriter (Solo)

- : Betaab (1983)


As a lyricist

- : Silsila (1981)


Awards/Honours

- Awarded the Padma Shri in 1999.


- Honored with the Padma Bhushan in 2007.


- 5-time National Award winner for Best Lyrics for the movies- Saaz (1996), Border (1997), Godmother (1998), Refugee (2000) and Lagaan (2001).


- In 2013, received the Sahitya Akademi Award (Urdu), India's second highest literary honor, for his poetry collection- Lava.


 

Personal Life

Signature


Javed Akhtar signature


Schools

- Not Known


College(s)

- Saifiya College, Bhopal


Religion

Atheist


Address

- 702/Sagar Samrat, Green Field Road, Near Juhu, Mumbai- 400049


Hobbies

Watching Cricket


Date Of Birth

Wednesday, 17 Jan 1945

Age:

77


Birthplace

Gwalior, Gwalior State, Central India Agency, British India


Zodiac Sign

Capricorn


Nationality

Indian


Hometown

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh


Educational Qualification

- Graduate in Arts


 

Relationships

Marital Status

Married


Affair(s)

- Honey Irani


- Shabana Azmi


Marriage Date


 

Family

Children

Son

- - Farhan Akhtar (son from first wife)


Daughter

- - Zoya Akhtar, Elder (daughter from first wife)


Spouse(s)

- Honey Irani, Ex-wife (Screenwriter Director)
Javed Akhtar ex wife Honey Irani


- Shabana Azmi, Actress (m. 1984-present)
Javed Akhtar with wife Shabana Azmi


Family

Father

- - Jan Nisar Akhtar (Songwriter poet)


Mother

- - Safia Akhtar (Singer)


Brothers

- - Salman Akhtar, Shahid Akhtar


Sisters

- - Uneza Akhtar, Albina


 

Favourites

Actor(s)

Dilip Kumar


Food

Kebabs, Vanilla Ice-Cream, Aloo Gosht Ka Shorba, Biryani


Sport(s)

Cricket


 

Money Factor

Net Worth

- Not Known


Updated: Saturday,May 21, 2022 16:18 PM GMT-06:00

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