Bio: Javed Akhtar 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.
Born: 17 January 1945 (age 72), Gwalior
Parents: Jan Nisar Akhtar, Safia Akhtar
Spouse: Shabana Azmi (m. 1984)