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portrait of Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar

Javed Akhtar is a highly respected Urdu poet who grew up in a family steeped in the traditions of classical poetry. In addition to writing poetry he is an award winning screen-play writer for Bollywood. Like Zehra Nigah, his poems use both classical and new forms.

 

Poems by Javed Akhtar