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Javed Akhtar retorts on allegations that he failed to keep his promise

By IndiaFM News Bureau, August 8, 2006 – 07:07 IST Lyricist Javed Akhtar known for his words has been allegedly victimized for not keeping his promise. He won the Kishore Kumar National Award last year and had then publicly pledged that he would donate his prize money of Rs 1 lakh to renovate the memorial […]

Lyricist Javed Akhtar known for his words has been allegedly victimized for not keeping his promise. He won the Kishore Kumar National Award last year and had then publicly pledged that he would donate his prize money of Rs 1 lakh to renovate the memorial of legend Kishore Kumar at his birthplace in Khandwa. The two feet memorial of the legendary singer at the cremation ground in Khandwa is in bad shape ever since it was erected almost two decades ago.However, it was recently reported that fans of Kishore Kumar were upset with Javed Akhtar as he failed to keep his promise and is yet to donate the amount that he received with the Kishore Kumar National Award last year.When we checked with Javed Akhtar he said, “It is true that I promised to donate money for Kishore Kumar’s memorial as it was not constructed properly and was in a dilapidated condition. But it is also true that no one after that has contacted me regarding the same. I am always ready to help them but not a single authority from Khandawa has come forward to approach me for the donation.”

However, he is amazed by the report that states he has not kept his promise. “It is very irresponsible on their part that the Khandawa authorities have not made any initial moves to renovate it. And when I came forward to help them I have been accused by the false reports”, he fumes.

10 Responses to “Javed Akhtar retorts on allegations that he failed to keep his promise”

  1. 1
    Unknow Says:

    Dear kk fans,
    why we should speak about Javed Akhtar failed to keep his promise?!!Is Javed Akhter is brother of KK or fan of KK?
    If his son don’t care why should you do?
    Sorry to say as i know about KK never sing for free and why other pay for KK(sorry for saying that)
    Dear Administrator ands KK fans
    I don’t know is it true or not that “when Mr bachchan said that he will not work for KK in free”?as i know most of Mr Bachchan songs are singed by KK

  2. 2
    Pearl Says:

    Good to see that the Admin has deleted the offensive posts posted by so called Rafians.
    Sincerely appreciated Admins.

  3. 3
    Messi Says:

    Yeah, they have deleted. Don’t call them so called Rafians any more. After posting that
    Damn criticism about Admin and other Members, I myself requested him to delete that.
    So, they didn’t like to keep these also.

    I won’t say anything against you untill I see something. Thank you ADMINS and
    Other members

  4. 4
    Unkown Says:

    Dear friends,
    So bad to see that the Admin has deleted the offensive posts posted by Rafians.

    Thanks Administrator for giving us site on Mohd Rafi and KK as I am Mohd Rafi fan you(Admin) look KK fan(sorry for say that)because the link which u have on Mohd Rafi site for KK site it is first name and but in KK site u put Asha ji.

  5. 5
    Unkown Says:

    It is painful for us that we lost the great Ustaad Bismillah Khan ,May God rest his soul

  6. 6
    Rafik Says:

    Yeah, we lost him. We lost an era of classical music. unke jaisaa insaan shaayad
    kam honge is duniyaan mein. khuda unke aatmaa ko shaanti pradaan kare.

  7. 7
    Unkown1 Says:

    Dear ashwani,
    I a waiting for u to write some thing on great KK

  8. 8
    BAPAN Says:

    I know all the Rafians,their number is nothing compared to the millions of fans the world’s greatest singer Kishore Kumar has.Unknown 1,I know that you are taking revenge,as many Kishore fans like Aswani,Bandita,Raaj,Bandita,Avi,Swami have critisized so called great Rafi and have told the truth that Kishore Kumar is greatest.

  9. 9
    Hamid Hussain Says:

    Listen guys and girls. Jealousy and prejudice would lead one no where.

    An ordinary stone and a stone of diamond you can judge the difference.

    Jealousy and prejudice wont convert ordinary stone into diamond and vice versa. Diamond will always sparkle and every body will like it and fall for it.

    Rafi Saheb and Kishore Da (God bless both) were diamonds and both had lovely sparkle.

    I beleive that on one hand Rafi had a colourful shine so had Kishore of a different kind. We are fortunate that our musical heritage is enriched by both gentlemen. Just imagine what our world would be like without Rafi and Kishore.

    I wished we had more songs recorded in their unique voices. This world will never produce ones like the duo in question.

    So, do not waste your time in putting down one and putting up the other, because fact is fact, as I have explained above and by jealousy or prejudice reality will not change.

  10. 10
    sajid Says:

    Asslam Alequm

    my name is sayyed sajid
    i like your song very much and i like you.i canot forget you.Insha Allah.




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