Famous lyricist Javed Akhtar is celebrating his 79th birthday today. He is known for his incredible works in poetry, songs and screenwriting. Having a spectacular career tragedy ranging over 40 years, the veteran singer has aced in every genre. He is also the recipient of National awards such as Padma Shri and Padma Bhushan.
Javed Akhtar has articulated some beautiful lyrics and touched upon sensitive issues. He has mastered delivering iconic songs and created stellar records. Some of his famous works include Ek Ladki Ko Dekha (1942: A Love Story), Sandese Aate Hai (Border), and Radha Kaise Na Jale (Lagaan) among many more.
On his special day, let’s have a look at the best lyrics written by him in all times
1. Kal Ho Na Ho
Chahe Tumhe Jo Pure Dil se.. Milta hai vo mushkil se.. Aisa Jo koi kahi hai.. bas which sabse haasen hai- sung by Sonu Nigam.
2. Yes Boss
Jo bhi chahoon vo main paoon..Zindagi mei jeet jaoon. Chand taare tod laoon. Saari duniya par main chahoon. Bas itna se Khwaab hai- sung by Abhijeet Bhattacharya.
3. Namaste London
Kehne ko sath apne ek duniya chalti hai.. par chupke iss dil mei tanhai palti hai.. Bas yad sath hai- sung by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan.
4. Veer Zaara
Do Pal ruka khwaabo ka kaarvan.. aur phir chal diye.. tum kahan hum kahan. Do Pal ki thi ye diloo ki dastan. Aur phir chal diye.. tum kahan hum kahan- sung by Lata Mangeshkar and Sonu Nigam.
5. Wake Up Sid
Jo baarsein sapne boond boond.. naino ko moond moond.. kaise mei chalon.. dekh na Saku.. aanjane raaste.. goonja sa hai koi iktara iktara..- sung by Amit Trivedi, Amitabh Bhattacharya and Kavita Seth
Ye kahan aa gaye hum.. Yuhi saath saath chalte.. Teri baahon mei hai janam ..Mere jism-p-jaan pighalte- sung by Amitabh Bachchan and Lata Mangeshkar.
We at Business Upturn extend our heartfelt wishes to renowned lyricist Javed Akhtar.