Actor, Director, Writer, Producer, Dialogue writer
Born: Gwalior, Central India Agency, British India
Javed Akhtar (जावेद अख़्तर; ) born 17 January 1945) is an Indian poet, lyricist and screenwriter. 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 and 1982. He is a recipient of the Padma Shri (1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards.
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