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Jan Nissar Akhtar (1914–1976)

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Father of Javed Akhtar. Grandfather of Kabir Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar, and Zoya Akhtar. Father-In-Law of Shabana Azmi and ex father-in-law of Honey Irani.

Died:

(age 62) in Bombay, India

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 1984 Unchi Uraan (lyricist)
 1979 Noorie (lyrics by)
 1964 Awara Badal (lyricist)
 1961 Mr. India (lyricist)
 1960 Kalpana (lyricist - as Jan Nisar Akhtar)
 1955 Baap Re Baap (lyricist)
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 2002 Bend It Like Beckham (lyrics: "Noorie" (2000) - as Nisar Akhtar)
 1984 Unchi Uraan (lyrics: "Apni Hai Unchi Uraan", "Raat Bheegi Jaye")
 1979 Noorie (lyrics: "Aaja Re" (Part 1), "Aaja Re" (Part 2), "Chori Chori Koi Aaye", "Ke Ashiq Ho To")
 1955 Baap Re Baap (lyrics: "Raat Rangeeli Chamke Taare", "Main Bhi Jawan, Dil Bhi Jawan", "Kahe Dil Yeh Diwana Mera", "Phool Se Gaalon Pe", "Diwana Dil Gaaye", "Piya Piya Piya, Mera Jiya Pukare", "Tu Na Bata Humein Sab Hey Pata", "Daal Kaise Gale Jab Ke Joota Chale", "Tum Na Aaye", "Ab Yeh Bata Jayen Kahan", "Jane Zid Chod Yeh Bahana")
 1953 Anarkali (lyrics: "Aa Jane Wafa")
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 1967 Bahu Begum (story - as Jan Nisar Akhtar)
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 1967 Bahu Begum (producer - as Jan Nisar Akhtar)
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 2001 Zubeidaa (excerpts of poems)
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Trivia:

Father of Javed Akhtar. Grandfather of Kabir Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar, and Zoya Akhtar. Father-In-Law of Shabana Azmi and ex father-in-law of Honey Irani.

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