The writer- lyricist Javed Akhtar joins the photo platform, Instagram. His wife Shabana Azmi Shabana Azmi gave him a warm welcome.
She wrote “So finally you’re on insta! Welcome,” under photograph of Akhtar. His instagram username is @jaduakhtar. For now, his Followers stand at 5,706.
Actress Dia Mirza, Divya Dutta and Aditi Rao Hydari welcomed him by commenting on Shabana Azmi’s photo.
Javed Akhtar has been using Twitter since long and is active on it.
He is a recipient of the Padma Shri 1999), Padma Bhushan (2007), the Sahitya Akdemi Award as well as five National Film Awards. He was a screenplay writer, creating movies like Deewar, Zanjeer and Sholay. Later he left screenplay writing and became a lyricist and social-political activist.
His big successes include the script for Andaz, followed by Adhikar (1971), Haathi Mere Saathi and Seeta Aur Geeta (1972). They, Salim and Javed also had hits with Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973), Zanjeer (1973), Haath Ki Safai (1974), Deewaar (1975), Sholay (1975), Chacha Bhatija (1977), Don (1978), Trishul (1978), Dostana (1980), Kranti (1981), Zamana (1985) and Mr. India (1987). They have worked together in 24 films including two Kannada films – Premada Kanike and Raja Nanna Raja.
Check the photo on Shabana Azmi’s profile here.