The 'Revision Application' filed by actor Kangana Ranaut stands rejected by additional sessions judge S U Baghele.
In his response the veteran lyricist noted that Kangana Ranaut was not present for 11 hearings, when it was listed in the court.
Mamata Banerjee, who is West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC supremo said: ‘BJP is not safe and the need is to keep the country safe’. She also said UAPA is being ‘misused’ in the country.
"Why would all those who had nothing to do with the freedom movement feel bad if some(one) calls our freedom just a ‘bheek’," tweets Javed Akhtar.
Without taking names, Javed Akhtar said Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s son Aryan Khan's case got more media attention than an alleged 'one billion dollar' drug recovery, referring to the seizure of 2,988 kg of heroin at Mundra Port in Gujarat.
The 76-year-old poet, lyricist and screenwriter triggered a controversy early this month when he told a news channel that right wing all over the world has an uncanny similarity.
An RSS worked has filed a defamation complaint against Bollywood writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar. The complaint is against Akhtar’s statement linking RSS to the Taliban.
She accused him of extortion and criminal intimidation for asking her to apologize to actor Hrithik Roshan. The Mumbai court would have issued an arrest warrant had Kangana skipped this hearing.
The court ruled in the favour of Kangana Ranaut's plea seeking exemption from personal appearance for the day in the criminal defamation complaint filed by lyricist Javed Akhtar. The next date has been set to 20th September
Kangana Ranaut has to be present for the next hearing in the Andheri Metropolitan Magistrate's court on September 14.
On Monday, Javed Akhtar had poked fun at Shashi Tharoor's Hindi, after the latter had posted a video of himself singing a popular Kishore Kumar song.
The development comes after a BJP MLA demanded an apology from Akhtar over allegedly comparing the RSS with the Taliban.
An editorial in the Sena mouthpiece 'Saamana' slammed lyricist Javed Akhtar for comparing the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh with the Taliban.
The renowned Bollywood lyricist Javed Akhter had made these remarks during an interaction with a news channel.
In an exclusive interview with Outlook, eminent poet, lyricist and screen writer Javed Akhtar, talks about art as an instrument of change, the digitalisation of shayari and the lessons which he and his wife Shabana Azmi, learnt during the pandemic.
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On Independence Day, in conversation with Outlook, poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar talks about his idea behind true independence and an artiste’s responsibilities towards society.
Arbaaz Khan is overjoyed that he is producing a documentary titled 'Angry Young Men' about the renowned screenwriter duo Salim-Javed
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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