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Javed Akhtar was born on January 17, 1945 in Gwalior, Central India Agency, British India. He is known for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001), Om Shanti Om (2007) and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003). He has been married to Shabana Azmi since December 9, 1984. He was previously married to Honey Irani. See full bio »

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Known For

Om Shanti Om Music Department
Kal Ho Naa Ho Music Department
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Music Department


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 2022 Maidaan (Lyricist: lyrics) (filming)
 2021 Toofaan (lyrics)
 2020 Panga (lyrics)
 2019 Panipat (lyricist)
 2019 Gully Boy (lyricist)
 2018 Namaste England (lyricist)
 2018 Paltan (lyrcis)
 2018/I GOLD (lyricist)
 2017 Idgah (lyrics)
 2017 Raees (lyricist)
 2016 Rock on 2 (lyricist)
 2016 Mohenjo Daro (lyricist)
 2016/I Chalk N Duster (lyricist)
 2015 Dil Dhadakne Do (lyricist)
 2013 Vishwaroopam (lyricist) / (lyrics by)
 2012 Talaash (lyrics)
 2012 Paan Singh Tomar (lyricist)
 2012 Ekk Deewana Tha (lyricist)
 2011 Don 2 (lyricist)
 2011 Miley - Naa Miley - Hum (lyricist)
 2011 Love Breakups Zindagi (lyricist)
 2011 Force (lyricist)
 2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (lyricist)
 2011 Shaitan (lyrics)
 2011/I Game (lyrics)
 2010 A Time Will Come (Documentary short) (Lyrics)
 2010 Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey (lyricist)
 2010/I Aisha (lyricist)
 2010 Hum Tum Aur Ghost (lyricist)
 2010 Karthik Calling Karthik (lyricist)
 2009 Wake Up Sid (lyricist)
 2009 What's Your Raashee? (lyricist)
 2009 Life Partner (lyricist)
 2009 Red Alert: The War Within (lyricist)
 2009 Shortkut - The Con Is On (lyricist)
 2009 Karma, Confessions and Holi (lyricist)
 2009 Luck by Chance (lyricist)
 2008 Rock On!! (lyricist)
 2008 Y.M.I. Yeh Mera India (title music)
 2008 Love Story 2050 (lyricist)
 2008 Bhoothnath (lyricist)
 2008 Krazzy 4 (lyricist)
 2008 Shaurya (lyricist)
 2008 Jodhaa Akbar (lyricist)
 2007/III Strangers (lyricist)
 2007 Om Shanti Om (lyricist)
 2007 Ta Ra Rum Pum (lyricist)
 2007 Namastey London (lyricist)
 2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (lyricist)
 2006 Umrao Jaan (lyricist)
 2006/I Don (lyricist)
 2006 Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (lyricist)
 2005 Dil Jo Bhi Kahey... (lyricist)
 2005 Tango Charlie (lyricist)
 2004 Swades (lyricist)
 2004 Veer Zaara (lyricist)
 2004 Dobara (lyricist)
 2004 Kyun! Ho Gaya Na... (lyricist)
 2004 Lakshya (lyricist)
 2004 Charas: A Joint Effort (lyricist)
 2004 Main Hoon Na (lyricist)
 2004 Satya Bol (lyrics)
 2003 LOC: Kargil (lyricist)
 2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho (lyricist)
 2003 Tehzeeb (lyricist)
 2003 Kuch Naa Kaho (lyricist)
 2003 Calcutta Mail (lyricist)
 2003 Supari (lyricist)
 2003 Chalte Chalte (lyricist)
 2003 Armaan (lyricist)
 2003 The Hero: Love Story of a Spy (lyricist)
 2003 Love at Times Square (lyricist)
 2003 Satta (lyricist)
 2002 Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai? (lyricist)
 2002 Badhaai Ho Badhaai (lyricist)
 2002 Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai (lyricist)
 2001 Moksha: Salvation (lyricist)
 2001 Aalavandhan (lyrics)
 2001 Dil Chahta Hai (lyrics)
 2001 Little John (lyrics - as Javed Akther)
 2001 Zubeidaa (lyricist)
 2000 Champion (lyricist)
 2000 Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya (lyricist)
 2000 Karobaar: The Business of Love (lyricist)
 2000 Hamara Dil Aapke Paas Hai (lyrics)
 2000 Refugee (lyricist)
 2000 Gang (lyricist)
 2000 Call (lyricist)
 1999 Godmother (lyricist)
 1999 Dillagi (lyricist)
 1999 Earth (lyrics)
 1999 Baadshah (lyricist)
 1999 Arjun Pandit (lyricist)
 1999 Laawaris (lyricist)
 1998 Wajood (lyricist)
 1998 Angaaray (lyricist)
 1998 Duplicate (lyricist)
 1998 Kabhi Na Kabhi (lyricist)
 1998 Keemat: They Are Back (lyricist)
 1998 Ek Tha Dil Ek Thi Dhadkhan (lyricist)
 1998 Jaane Jigar (lyricist)
 1997 Darmiyaan: In Between (lyricist)
 1997 Do Rahain (lyricist)
 1997 Melody (lyricist)
 1997 Mrityudand: The Death Sentence (lyricist)
 1997 Ishq (playback singer)
 1997 ...Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya (lyrics)
 1997 Yes Boss (lyricist)
 1997/I Border (lyricist)
 1997 Virasat (lyricist)
 1997 Minsaara Kanavu (lyricist)
 1996 Diljale (lyricist)
 1996 Dastak (lyricist)
 1996 Sardari Begum (lyricist)
 1994 1942: A Love Story (lyricist)
 1993 Gardish (song writer)
 1993 Roop Ki Rani Choron Ka Raja (lyricist)
 1992 Khel (lyricist)
 1991 Hafta Bandh (lyricist)
 1991 Narasimha (lyricist)
 1990 Jamai Raja (lyricist)
 1990 Sailaab (lyricist)
 1990 Jeevan Ek Sanghursh (lyricist)
 1989 Jaadugar (lyricist)
 1989 Joshilaay (lyricist) / (song writer)
 1988 Tezaab (lyricist)
 1988 Main Zinda Hoon (lyricist)
 1987 Mr. India (lyricist)
 1985 Saagar (lyricist)
 1985 Arjun (lyricist)
 1984 Duniya (lyricist)
 1984 Mashaal (lyricist)
 1982 Saath Saath (lyricist)
 1981 Silsila (lyrics by - as Javed)
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Alternate Names:

Javed Akhatar | Shri. Javed Akhtar | Javed Aktar | Javed Akthar | Javed Akther | Salim Javed | Javed | Saleem-Javed | Salim-Javed


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Akhtar, Kabir (niece or nephew)

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