Javed Akhtar

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"Feels Like Won World War," Says Akhtar After Pakistan Return

Javed Akhtar, a famous lyricist recently make headlines due to his controversial comment about 26/11 terrorists roaming free in Pakistan. At an event in Lahore, Akhtar said, Pakistan should not blame India for its rudeness, especially when terrorists responsible for the attack in Mumbai are still roaming free. Now, after coming back, Akhtar said, "feels like has won the third World War." 

Sat, 25 Feb 2023 - 05:43 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Javed Akhtar, Pakistan(40), 26/11, Entertainment, World War, News Headline

Javed Akhtar

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Javed Akhtar Blunt Comments Over 26/11 Terrorists In Pakistan Goes Viral

Writer and poet Javed Akhtar gave a blunt comments in Pakistan regarding 26/11 terrorists who are "roaming free" in Pakistan. "They are still roaming free in your country. So if there is anger in the Hindustani's heart, you can't complain," said Javed at a festival in memory of legendary Urdu poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz, in Lahore. The video of the comments and remarks went viral on social media platforms.

Tue, 21 Feb 2023 - 02:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Javed Akhtar, Pakistani, 26/11 Terrorist, Viral video, Writer-poet

Courtesy: NDTV

Kangana Ranaut, Rangoli Chandel, Javed Akhtar

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Kangana Ranaut Asks Mumbai Court To Record Sister's Statement In Javed Akhtar Defamation Lawsuit

Kangana Ranaut asked Mumbai court to record her sister Rangoli Chandel's statement in the defamation case brought by Javed Akhtar. The case has been scheduled for hearing on August 11. Akhtar filed a lawsuit in November 2020, alleging that Ranaut made defamatory comments against him in a television interview, which harmed his reputation. Ranaut has filed a… read-more

Sat, 30 Jul 2022 - 03:58 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Javed Akhtar, Kangana Ranaut, Defamation Case, Mumbai Court, Rangoli Chandel

Courtesy: Free Press Journal

Kangana Ranaut

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Mumbai Metropolitan Court Asks Kangana Ranaut To Appear For Next Hearing

The Andheri Metropolitan Court asked for the personal appearance of Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut in a defamation case. In November 2020, Lyricist Javed Akhtar filed a defamation case against Kangana. Furthermore, the notice for personal appearance came after Ranaut's lawyer sought an exemption for Kangana's presence in the last hearing, on June 27. Although the court exempted Kangana, it asked her to appear in the next hearing, on July 4… read-more

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 03:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Defamation Case, Kangana Ranaut, Javed Akhtar, Court Hearing, Bollywood

Kangana Ranaut

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Bombay Court Refuses Exemption In Defamation Case Against Kangana Ranaut

In a set-back to Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut, a local Bombay court refused to grant her permanent exemption from appearing before the court. Metropolitan court judge RR Khan said,  "Admittedly, the accused cannot claim permanent exemption as of right. The accused has to follow the established procedure of law and terms and conditions of her bail bonds". Notably, lyricist Javed Akhtar had filed a defamation case against Raut in 2020

Thu, 24 Mar 2022 - 07:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Kangana Ranaut, Defamation Case, Javed Akhtar, TV Interview, Bombay Court

Javed Akhtar

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Javed Akhtar 'Indirectly' Slams Kangana Ranaut's Remark On India's Freedom

Kangana Ranaut was slashed by the public and various leaders regarding her remark on India's independence. She said that India got its freedom in 1947 was 'bheek'. Lyricist Javed Akhtar indirectly slammed her, writing, "Why would all those who had nothing to do with freedom movement feel bad if someone… read-more

Fri, 19 Nov 2021 - 11:08 AM / by Nehal Surana

Tags: Javed Akhtar, Kangana Ranaut, Indian Independence, Padma Shri Award, trending

Courtesy: ANI

Javed Akhtar and BJP MLA Ram Kadam

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BJP MLA Attacks On Javed Akhtar For Comparing Taliban To RSS

Maharashtra BJP MLA Ram Kadam threatened writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar on September 4, saying "Won't allow screening of Javed Akhtar films'' unless he apologies for comparing RSS to the Taliban. Notably, in the interaction with NDTV Akhtar went ahead matching the idealogy of Taliban with RSS and called the BJP has held India a Hindu 'Rashtra or state. ''This statement is not just shameful but painful and humiliating,'' Kadam added.

Sun, 05 Sep 2021 - 02:00 PM / by Shiksha Dev

Tags: Javed Akhtar, Ram kadam, BJP Spokes person, Maharashtra MLA

Courtesy: NDTV

Kangana Ranaut

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Andheri Court Gives Bail To Kangana In Javed Akhtar Defamation Case

In the defamation case filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar, Maharashtra's Andheri Court has granted bail to actress Kangana Ranaut. The court gave respite to Kangana upon submitting two sureties of Rs 15,000 and Rs 20,000 each against the bail. Reportedly, Kangana approached the court after a bailable warrant was issued against her for not responding to the Court's summons. Earlier, on November 3, 2020, Akhtar sued Kangana for linking him in… read-more

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 - 08:08 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Javed Akhtar, Kangana Ranaut, defamation, Mumbai

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Writer Javed Akhtar (left); Actress Kangana Ranaut(right)

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Kangana Ranaut Summoned In Case Filed By Javed Akhtar In Mumbai

Actress Kangana Ranaut's legal battle has resumed yet again as Mumbai Police summoned her against a November 2020 defamation case filed by writer/lyricist Javed Akhtar. She has been asked to appear before Juhu Police on January 22. The complaint read, Kangana directed baseless remarks towards Akhtar on TV interviews claiming him to be a part of Bollywood's "coterie". Besides, Kangana had also said Akhtar threatened her to keep silent over her… read-more

Thu, 21 Jan 2021 - 10:58 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Bollywood, Mumbai Police, Kangana Ranaut, Javed Akhtar, Hrithik Roshan

Courtesy: The Tribune