Bollywood News: Javed Akhtar, a well-known writer in the Bollywood film industry, has been awarded the ‘The Richard Dawkins Award’. He has received this award for free-thinking and spreading human emotions in the society. Javed Akhtar is the first Indian to receive this award. Javed Akhtar’s wife Shabana Azmi has given this information to her fans via Twitter.
Shabana Azmi wrote in the tweet, ‘Javed Akhtar has been awarded the Richard Dawkins Award. He has received this award for his free-thinking. This is amazing news Javed … ‘
– Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) June 7, 2020
Javed Akhtar, the writer, is delighted to talk to the Indian Express about the award. Javed Akhtar has said, ‘These people agree with my ideology but I did not know that they would know about me. I did not know that they read the things I wrote. I had no idea that I would come this far. This is a big deal for me.
Javed Akhtar further said that by this victory, the world will know that many people of India raise their voices but they are not famous. Democracy is like a gift to us and we will always protect it.
Javed Akhtar is a well-known screenplay writer and songwriter in the Bollywood film industry, who has served cinemas for a long time. Their two children Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar are also famous directors of the industry. Javed Akhtar had said in one of his interviews that, he is happy that his children do not make films like him. He has his own thinking and he appears on the screen. The world has saluted this free-thinking of Javed Akhtar.