Javed Akhtar is not just a lyricist, he is considered to be a magical wordsmith whose songs echo long after it is over. Over the years, he has had an illustrious career in the world of Hindi cinema where he has bewitched music lovers with some unforgettable songs and their lyrics.
Be it the timeless song Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga from 1942: A Love Story that still has the same effect on people as it did all those years ago or the mindful words he penned down for the title track of Kal Ho Naa Ho, they all have left a lasting impression with how seamlessly they fit into the feeling being portrayed onscreen.
Some of his most iconic tracks include Main Agar Kahu (Om Shanti Om), Dil Dhadakne Do (Zindagi Na Milegi Dobaara), Iktara (Wake Up Sid), Tum Hi Dekho Na ( Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna), Dil Chahta Hai and more.
Have a look at some of our all-time favourite classics by the legendary lyricist.