Mumbai, 17th January 2022: Lyricist Javed Akhtar, who has given many success stories like Sholay, Deewar, and Mr India to the Hindi film industry, celebrated his 77th birthday on Monday.
Javed Akhtar’s wife and veteran actress Shabana Azmi also made a post on social media on the special occasion of his birthday. Through this post of his, Shabana Azmi wished him on his birthday. Javed Akhtar’s entire family is seen together in the picture.
Apart from Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi, his first wife Honey Irani, Javed Akhtar’s children Farhan Akhtar, Zoya Akhtar as well as Shabana Azmi’s sister-in-law Tanvi Azmi were also seen in this picture. Farhan Akhtar’s girlfriend Shibani Dandekar was also seen posing for the camera in the picture with the family. Posting the picture, Shabana Azmi wrote in the caption, “Happy Birthday Jadu”.
The stars are also commenting on this picture of Shabana Azmi and are giving a lot of love to Javed Akhtar on his birthday. Commenting on the post, Ekta Kapoor wrote, “You both look so cute, lots of love to Javed Sahab”.
Divya Dutta wrote, “Wishing you a very Happy Birthday Javed Sahab, this picture is very beautiful”. Farhan Akhtar’s girlfriend Shibani Dandekar also wished Javed Sahab on his birthday and wrote under the photo, “Happy birthday, love you”. Apart from these, many stars also congratulated Javed Akhtar on his birthday.
Javed Akhtar’s son Farhan Akhtar also shared a black and white picture on his social media wishing the father on his birthday. Wishing his father, he wrote, “I have always seen you like this. Thoughtful, restless, inquisitive, and always on the lookout for something beyond thought. Hope you realize how many people you have inspired to live like this. Happy birthday, pa”.
Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar are the children of Javed Akhtar’s first wife Honey Irani. After separating from his first wife, Javed Akhtar married actress Shabana Azmi in 1984. Both of them celebrated their 37th wedding anniversary last month.