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Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar (Urdu: جاوید اختر, Hindi : जावेद अख़्तर), born January 17, 1945, is an Urdu and Hindi (Hindustani) poet, lyricist and scriptwriter from India. Some of his most successful work was done in the late 1970s and 1980s with Salim Khan as half of the script-writing duo credited as Salim-Javed. Javed Akhtar has won 5 National Film Award for Best Lyrics and 7 Filmfare Best Lyricist Awards for his Hindi lyrics. In the year 2004–2005, all the nominated songs were written by him. Read more on

Javed Akhtar was featured in the movie Umrao Jaan.


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