Updated : 2 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 17 (ANI): Tributes poured in from the music fraternity for the legendary classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj who breathed his last on Monday.
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 11 (ANI): Celebrities on Tuesday expressed their grief and offered condolences to the family of the celebrated Urdu poet and lyricist Rahat Indori, who passed away at a hospital in Indore today.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 4 (ANI): Renowned poet Javed Akhtar on Tuesday paid tribute to late iconic singer Kishore Kumar on his 91st birth anniversary.
Updated : 3 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 9 (ANI): Several Bollywood celebrities expressed sorrow over the demise of veteran Bollywood actor Jagdeep who breathed his last on Wednesday.
New Delhi [India], July 7 (ANI): Senior lyricist Javed Akhtar on Tuesday dedicated the song 'Eik Saathi Aur Bhi Tha' to the late captain Vikram Batra on his death anniversary.
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 13 (ANI): After stirring up a controversy with his post on ending 'Azaan' on loudspeakers, renowned poet, lyricist and writer Javed Akhar on Saturday addressed his own tweet and explained that he is an "equal opportunities atheist who is against all kinds of faiths."
Updated : 4 months, 2 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 9 (ANI): World-renowned English evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins on Tuesday said that Indian lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar has been conferred with the prestigious 2020 Richard Dawkins Award for his critical thinking, holding religious dogma upto scrutiny.
New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI):Actor-director Farhan Akhtar is proud of his poet father Javed Akhtar becoming the first Indian to bag the Richard Dawkins Award.
New Delhi [India], June 8 (ANI): Film director Ashutosh Gowariker on Monday congratulated poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar for winning the prestigious Richard Dawkins award 2020.
New Delhi (India), June 7 (ANI): Bollywood writer and lyricist Javed Akhtar has become the first Indian to win Richard Dawkins Award 2020 for critical thinking, advancing human progress and humanist values.
Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): Expressing his sorrow, lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar said on Monday that the demise of musician Wajid Khan was "untimely and unfair".
Updated : 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 23 (ANI): Expressing grief over two recent tragedies- Cyclone Amphan and Pakistani jet crash, lyricist Javed Akhtar and wife Shabana Azmi extended condolences to the families of victims.