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Retro Cafe this week - Javed Akhtar Saab

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Posted: 13 November 2006 at 11:27am | IP Logged
Main aur meri Tanhayiyi, aksar yeh baathein karthe,
tum hoti, toh aisa hota, tum hoti toh waisa hota....

Immortal lyrics..... engrained in our memories, lines which symoblise the essense of Romance....  And the author of these words - none other than Javed Saab.

Javed Saab is the son of Well-known Urdu poet and film lyricist Jan Nisar Akhtar and Safia Akhtar, teacher and writer, Javed Akhtar belongs to a family lineage that can be traced back to seven generations of writers. The highly respected Urdu poet, Majaz was his mother's brother and the work of Muzter Khairabadi , his grandfather, is looked upon as a milestone in Urdu Poetry.

With his one time partner, Salim, he scripted some immemorable films like
Zanjeer', 'Deewar',' Sholay', 'Haathi Mere Saathi', 'Seeta Aur Geeta', 'Don', 'Trishul', etc. Salim-Javed as a writer-duo gave to Amitabh Bachchan and to Indian Cinema the memorable persona of the 'Angry Young Man'.

Post his split with Salim, he wrote the scripts for Saagar, Mr. India, Betaab etc. 

Javed Saab is best known for his poetry, and his collection of poems titled Tarkash (quiver) released in 1985 is very popular.

India Forums Retro Cafe is proud to present you this great Lyricst, this week.  So dont forget to tune into Retro Cafe, on Wednesday, at 11 pm, IST, for your date with Javed Saab

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Celina7 IF-Rockerz

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Posted: 13 November 2006 at 2:43pm | IP Logged
Thanxxx priya di!!! Embarrassed Clap
Xx..£uvñëët..xX IF-Rockerz

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Posted: 14 November 2006 at 12:41am | IP Logged
WOW this is awesome! Hez a great lyricist Clap

Edited by luvneet - 14 November 2006 at 12:41am
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Posted: 14 November 2006 at 1:19pm | IP Logged to have him Embarrassed

i really love his stlye of writting n all Tongue

thanx priya
u all r doing a great jobClap

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Posted: 14 November 2006 at 8:50pm | IP Logged
thanx for postin!! I luv Javed of tha BEST poetz around today!! Embarrassed
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