Javed Akhtar

Jan 17, 1945

Bio: Along with Salim Khan he formed the highly successful writing duo Salim-Javed, which produced many hits in the 1970s and 80s. First met Salim Khan on the set of Sarhadi Lutera (1966). An eight-time winner of the Filmfare Best Lyricist Award. Received the Sahitya Akademi Award, India's second highest literary honour in 2013 for his poetry collection Lava. Was… More


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