Quiz: How Much You Know About Javed Akhtar?

Questions : 10 | Total Attempts: 401 | Recent Updated: 29-Jun-2020
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Javed Akhtar is a famous screenwriter, artist, poet, lyricist, political activist who received Padma Bhushan in 2007 and Padma Shri in 1999. He was born on 17th January 1945 and belongs to Gwalior. Besides this, he believes in secularism and received the Richards Dawkins award in 2020 for his contribution to the same. He started his career as a screenplay writer in movies like zanjeer, Sholay and Deewar. Later he left his profession as a screenplay writer and became lyricist and a prominent social-political activist. His achievements also include Sahitya Akademi Award and he also won 5 National Films award. So take this quiz and know more about Javed Akhtar.

Questions Excerpt


1. Javed Akhtar started his career as ...

A. An artist

B. A lyricist

C. A social reformer

D. A screenplay writer

2. Number of National Films award won by Javed Akhtar are ....

A. 2

B. 3

C. 5

D. 4

3. Javed Akhtar received Richards Dawkins award in which year?

A. 2012

B. 2020

C. 2019

D. 2011

4. Javed Akhtar received how many Filmfare Awards for Best lyricist?

A. 3

B. 8

C. 2

D. 10

5. Javed Akhtar received Padma Bhushan in which year?

A. 2007

B. 1999

C. 2000

D. 2005

6. Javed Akhtar received Padma Shri in which year?

A. 1994

B. 1998

C. 1996

D. 1999

7. How many Mirchi Music Awards are one by Javed Akhtar?

A. 2

B. 3

C. 1

D. 4

8. How many times did Javed Akhtar been nominated for best lyricist in Filmfare Awards?

A. 3

B. 4

C. 5

D. 7

9. Name the first film in which Javed Akhtar was a lyricist?

A. Silsila

B. Duniya

C. Sagar

D. Dil Chahta Hai

10. Name the first film in which Javed Akhtar was a screenwriter teamed up with Salim?

A. Yadon Ki Barat

B. Andaaz

C. Haathi Mere Saathi

D. Seeta Aur Geeta


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