Father of the stupendous brother and sister duo Farhan and Zoya Akhtar, Javed Akhtar, has been making us hum to his songs since 1971. By all means, he's a prolific writer who has always given Bollywood its best.
Hailing from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, Akhtar is a proud receipent of the Padma Shri, the Padma Bhushan, the Sahitya Akademi Award as well as five National Film Awards.
So let's take a trip to some of the most wonderful tunes of Javed sahaab:
Javed sahaab, you surely prove that a pen is mightier than a sowrd!