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Ak̲h̲tar, Jāvīd 1945-

Overview
Works: 317 works in 557 publications in 3 languages and 7,149 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  History  Action and adventure films  Epic films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Motion pictures  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: Lyricist, Author, Author of screenplay, Actor, Performer, Scenarist, Producer, Author of introduction
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Jāvīd Ak̲h̲tar
 
Most widely held works by Jāvīd Ak̲h̲tar
Jodhaa Akbar by Ashutosh Gowariker( Visual )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An epic telling of the sixteenth-century, politically expedient marriage between the Mogul emperor, Akbar, and the Rajput princess, Jodhaa, which became a journey of true love
Sholay by Ramesh Sippy( Visual )

24 editions published between 1200 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, India's best-known "curry" western, two adventurous crooks are hired by ex-cop, Thakur, to hunt down the dreaded dacoit Gabbar Singh who massacred Thakur's family. A technically accomplished film, it uses spectacular cinematography, popular music and dialogues that became famous throughout the country
Zindagi na milegi dobara( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Three friends decide to turn their fantasy vacation into reality after one of their number becomes engaged"--IMDb
Veer-Zaara Vīra-zārā = Vīr-zārā( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saamiya Siddiqui, a Pakistani lawyer, struggles to unravel the truth about Veer Pratap Singh and win him justice
Kabhi alvida naa kehna by Karan Johar( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dev, a professional soccer player in New York City, and Maya, a nursery school teacher, are married to or about to marry different people. They are convinced they are happy until they meet one another
Swades we, the people by Ashutosh Gowariker( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in Hindi and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bright young scientist working at NASA returns to rural India on a quest to find his childhood nanny. He is drawn into her village's life and finds himself searching for answers to questions of progress and development that the village faces
Zokkomon( Visual )

5 editions published in 2011 in Hindi and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The adventure of an ordinary boy who rises from despair to meet extraordinary challenges. Kunal, an orphaned boy, discovers how cruel life is when he is abandoned by his heartless uncle. Left to fend for himself, Kunal soon realizes the hero within and begins his epic journey of adventure and transformation to become Zokkomon
Dil chahta hai by Farhan Akhtar( Visual )

9 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Hindi and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three friends and their individual relationships and the effect that these relationships have on them
Kal ho naa ho( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Hindi and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A helpful young man plays the role of matchmaker for a love-lorn female friend
Mangal Pandey the rising by Ketan Mehta( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in Hindi and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1857, India awakens to the revolutionary prospect of change and self-rule. The friendship of British officer William Gordon and Mangal, an Indian infantryman in the army of the British East India Co., is challenged by a beautiful aristocrat and harsh new laws against Indian troops. Mangal becomes the focus of the Indian mutiny against British rule and takes a leadership role in the Indian Rebellion of 1857
Luck by chance by Zoya Akhtar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A starlet and a struggler meet while trying to navigate through the Hindi film industry and end up changing each other's lives forever
Rock on!! by Abhishek Kapoor( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in Hindi and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of four boys who put together a great band but never make it and break up. Ten years later, fate conspires to bring them together again and sets them on a journey back to where they left off and a soul searching pilgrimage into their past"--Container
1947 earth( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in Hindi and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the city of Lahore in 1947, this films chronicles the fate of a religiously diverse group of working-class friends during the partition of India and Pakistan
Talaash : the answer lies within( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Hindi and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surjan Singh Shekhawat who has been entrusted the task of solving a high-profile murder case of a film star is up against a dead-end. Will he be able to take the case to a natural conclusion?
Wake up Sid by Ayan Mukerji( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Hindi and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sid is a quintessential Mumbai slacker boy: wealthy, lazy and completely lacking in focus. An unexpected meeting with Aisha, a driven, bold and ambitious writer from Calcutta, results in a summer of discoveries, realizations and coming of age"--Container
Chalte chalte Calte calte( Visual )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in Hindi and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two opposites, Priya and Raj encounter one another through chance and fall in love--despite Priya already being engaged--but when the two finally come together and marry they begin to learn how great their differences really are, and eventually question whether staying together is worth all of the arguments
1942, a love story 1942, eka lava stori( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in Hindi and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the historical backdrop of the "Quit India Movement" during India's struggle for independence, this romantic story portrays the martyrdom of freedom fighters and the sacrifices that common folk as well as the elite were willing to make in the national cause. The turbulence of August 1942 was remarkable for the violence meted out by the British to curb the momentum the independence movement had gained
Umrao Jaan Umarāva Jāna = Umrāʼo Jān Adā( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in Hindi and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of the life of a courtesan in 19th century Lucknow. When Umrao Jaan decides not to dance for people any longer, she finds it difficult to escape from the world she lives in
Kuch naa kaho Kucha nā kaho by Rohan Sippy( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in Hindi and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Raj lives in New York with his mother Dr. Malhotra, who believes in arranged marriage. When Raj visits India, his uncle emotionally blackmails him into agreeing to arrange meetings with eligible girls. His uncle choses Namrata, his favourite employee, to be Raj's matchmaker, but she and Raj do not get along. After several meetings with potential brides, it becomes apparent to Namrata that finding a match for Raj is a nightmare. In the process of fighting over the correct way to seek out a soulmate, Raj and Namrata discover that love is something that can't be arranged
Veer-Zaara by Yash Chopra( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Saamiya Siddiqui, a Pakistani lawyer, struggles to unravel the truth about Veer Pratap Singh and win him justice
 
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Alternative Names
A_k_htar, Ja-ved 1945-

A_k_htar, Ja-vi-d 1945-

A_k_htara, Ja-veda 1945-

Ak_h_tar, Ja-vi-d 1945-

Akhtar, Javed 1945-

Ak̲h̲tar Jāvīd 1945-....

Ak̲h̲tara, Jāveda 1945-

Ja-ved A_k_htar 1945-

Javed 1945-

Javed Akhatar

Jāved Aḵẖtar

Javed Akhtar 1945-....

Javed Akhtar indischer Drehbuchautor, Poet und Liedtexter

Javed Akhtar indisk politikar og manusforfattar

Javed Akhtar indisk politiker och manusfrfattare

Javed Akhtar indisk politiker og manusforfatter

Javed Akhtar indisk politiker og manuskriptforfatter

Javed Akhtar Poet, lyricist, scriptwriter

Javed Akhtar poeta, paroliere e sceneggiatore indiano

Javed Aktar

Javed Akthar

Jāvīd Aḵẖtar

Jāvīd Ak̲h̲tar 1945-...

Ахтар, Джавед

‏اختر، جاويد،‏ ‏1945-

اختر, جاوید

جاوید اختر

جاوید اختر فیلمنامه‌نویس و سیاست‌مدار هندی

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जावेद अख्तर

जावेद जान निसार अख्तर

জাভেদ আখতার

ਜਾਵੇਦ ਅਖ਼ਤਰ

ଜାଭେଦ ଅଖ୍ତର

ஜாவேத் அக்தர்

ಜಾವೇದ್ ಅಕ್ತರ್

ജാവേദ് അക്തർ

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Talking songs : Javed Akhtar in conversation with Nasreen Munni Kabir and sixty selected songs