Javed Akhtar is a well-known name in the world of cinema and literature. In his style, he has made everyone crazy. Javed Akhtar is the son of the famous poet Jan Nisar Akhtar. However, even after being the son of such a big personality, Javed Akhtar worked hard to make his Bollywood debut. There was a time when Javed's pair was formed with Salim Khan, although today that pair is broken, but the name of Salim-Javed is inscribed in golden letters on the pages of history. Javed Akhtar was born on January 17, 1945, in Gwalior.
Javed Akhtar's real name was Jaadu. In fact, his father Jan Nisar Akhtar's name was named 'Lamha Kisi Jadu Ka Fasana Hoga'. Javed spent most of his childhood in Lucknow and Javed was very inspired by Pakistani writer Ibn-e-Safi. Javed Saheb loved watching Dilip Kumar's films in Bollywood as a child and this was the time when Javed Akhtar's inclination towards literature and cinema increased. However, it has not been easy for Javed to come and make it to Bollywood. He took writing as meditation and made life like a penance.
Javed Akhtar came to Mumbai in 1964 and did not have a house to live in. During that time, he spent many nights under the tree, and for several days they did not even get food properly. However, he later found a place to stay at Kamal Amrohi's studio in Jogeshwari. Talking about the Salim-Javed duo, he was born in the early 70s. Both wrote dialogues together for a total of 24 films. However, due to some ideological differences, the famous duo parted ways.