About Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi
Javed Akhtar (born 17 January 1945) is an Indian poet, lyricist, screenwriter and political activist. Known for his work in Hindi cinema, he has won five National Film Awards, and received the Padma Shri in 1999 and the Padma Bhushan in 2007, two of India’s highest civilian honours.Javed Akhtar was born in 1945 in Gwalior. His father Jan Nisar Akhtar was a Bollywood film songwriter and Urdu poet.He spent most of his childhood and was schooled in Lucknow. He graduated from Saifiya College in Bhopal.Akhtar was nominated to the Parliament upper house Rajya Sabha on 16 November 2009.
Shabana Azmi (born 18 September 1950) is an Indian actress of Hindi film, television and theatre.Azmi was born into a Shia family, in Hyderabad, India. Her parents are Kaifi Azmi (an Indian poet) and Shaukat Azmi (a veteran Indian People’s Theatre Association stage actress), both of whom were members of the Communist Party of India.Azmi attended Queen Mary School, Mumbai. She completed a graduate degree in Psychology from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, and followed it with a course in acting at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), Pune.
Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi love story
Javed Akhtar, who was already married, found love in Shabana Azmi while the two were working together, and he charmed the actor, who reciprocated to his feelings.When Shabana Azmi told her father that she wishes to marry Javed Akhtar, he expressed his concerns and mentioned that the circumstances are wrong.When Honey Irani came to know about how serious Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar are about each other, she decided to end their marriage.Javed Akhtar’s children, Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar, were too young to form a judgement about their step mother, but Honey Irani never said anything to them about Shabana Azmi, and played a huge role in the good relations between them and Shabana Azmi.Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar finally tied the knot with each other on December 9, 1984, and are happily married to each other till date.
Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi marriage
Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar have been married for 37 years. The two tied the knot in 1984. The lyricist turns 77 today. Actor Shabana Azmi spoke about how the relationship between her father Kaifi Azmi and mother Shaukat Azmi made her believe in love.
Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi childrens
The couple have no childrens.