Javed Akhtar Birthday, Age, Family & Biography


Javed Akhtar

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BIRTHDAY 17 January, 1945
BIRTH PLACE Gwalior , Madhya Pradesh
COUNTRY India
AGE (in 2017) 72 Years Old
BIRTH SIGN Capricorn
Last Updated on : January 25, 2017

More Professions : Lyricist Screenwriter
Appearance: Bollywood Kannada

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

72 years, 8 months, 8 days old age Javed Akhtar will turn 73 on 17 January, 2018. Only 3 months, 23 days, 55 minutes has left for his next birthday.



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Javed Akhtar was born on 17th January, 1945 in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh in India. He is a renowned Indian Poet, Lyricist and Screenwriter. He is also a mainstream writer and has written scripts for many Bollywood Movies.

Career

Javed Akhtar’s father, Jan Nisar Akhtar was also a Bollywood film Songwriter and Urdu Poet. Rajesh Khanna, a Superstar Actor from that era gave Javed Akhtar and Salim Khan first chance to be Screenplay Writers for his super hit movie “Haathi Mere Saathi”. Since then there was no looking back for this successful duo team.
 
This Magical partnership had their first success as Script writers for the movie “Andaz”. “Seeta aur Geeta”, “Yaadon Ki Baarat”, “Zanjeer” etc. are a few of their super hits. This duo worked together in over 24 Films out of which 20 were hits. They are also described as the most successful Scriptwriters of all times, in the Hindi Cinema.
 
For his excellent and exquisite style of writing, he has been awarded with Padma Shri in 1999 and Padma Bhushan in 2007. He has won over 13 prestigious Filmfare Awards. In 2013, Sahitya Akademi Award in Urdu was given to him for his collection of poems “Lava”. 


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