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Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar

17 Jan 1945

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Javed Akhtar (Hindi: जावेद अख्तर, Urdu: جاوید اختر‎; born 17 January 1945) is a poet, lyricist and scriptwriter from India. Akhtar is a mainstream writer and some of his most successful work was carried out with Salim Khan as half of the script-writing duo credited as Salim-Javed between 1971 to 1982. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999),the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as thirteen Filmfare Awards.

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