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NL Interviews Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar

Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar speak to Madhu Trehan about the connection between nature and song, Midnight’s Children, item numbers, the Justice Verma Committee report, the Delhi gangrape, importance for women to change the “notion of power” and more…

Shabana Azmi and Javed Akhtar speak to Madhu Trehan about the connection between nature and song, Midnight’s Children, item numbers, the Justice Verma Committee report, the Delhi gangrape, importance for women to change the “notion of power” and more…

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  • Ashish Khushu

    the first interview which falls far below the bar you folks have set.

    • http://twitter.com/VandeMaBharati Vande Ma Bharati

      Sorry.. there are worsts.. You really need to see then the interviews of Abhinandan Sekri.. especially promo show. er.. interview of Arvind Kejriwal

  • Bharat Dangi

    Today he is saying ‘julm bhi ho or aman rahe’ and ‘us subah ko aana padega’. One day he was saying to Arvind Kejriwal that you go to Pakistan and come back to India you will say thank God I born here.

    So he opposes people according to his mood ?

  • shree pradhan

    Madhu!! this is the first interview here which I find ABYSSMAL,,,,,,,Javed comes out like a RATTU ‘TOTA’….Shabana is the only saving grace………I hated myself to have wasted my time on this……..

  • FreedomFromKnown

    Javed Akhtar sounds so jaded. Come on NL, you can do better than this…don’t give us overdose!! Didn’t expect NL to get “overused celebrities” on the show…look beyond and you will find other far more perspicacious minds.

  • Madhu

    Javed Akhtar boasts that he is supporting and fighting for free speech.Madhu Trehan should have asked him what about Sujata Patil’s free speech. As he is MP on congress behest Madhu should have asked why did Nehru curbed free speech by bringing in first amendment.Come on Madhu we are here in Social Media not to watch politically correct interviews.

    • Peter Haddad

      Neither did Madhu Treshan ask Shabana Aazami that those who gathered in Azad Maidan, sponsored by Raza Academy vandalized the public property, burnt media OB vans, encroached the modesty of women police constables of Mumbai Police and desecrated Amar Jawan Jyoti, just because they were denied houses for rent owned by Hindu landlords, which she once claimed that Muslims are discriminated and keep peddling the “victimization theory”.

      • bulesha

        More than agreed.

  • Vikram

    Like this video

  • ravi patel

    The women seems to be ok. Pity about the man, a Shorabuddin lover to boot!

  • http://twitter.com/VandeMaBharati Vande Ma Bharati

    Both Javed and Shabana are hardcore muslis and anti hindus. This is exposed now.
    My hope with newslaundry are shattered.. first after lame interview of Kejriwal by Abhinandan Sekri and now this interview wiithout hard hitting question to these ‘Secularists’. Half hour wasted in quest to find some quality stuff.
    My visits to Newslaundry have reduced from once a day to once a fortnight only. BTW Madhu did you hear what Asaram Bapu exactly said?

  • Harsh Vardhan Sharma

    One of the first NL interview which didn’t come up with Expectations. Javed Ji have lot of questions to be answered. Hope for the next one!

  • ram yadav

    Javed is crypto islamisct. That much I am confirmed. He says he is neutral or secular what ever the hell secular means now but actually he is islamicst.

  • Archana

    Muslim liberals discussing Hindu Spiritual Guru´s take. LoL
    Why was a Muslim leader, who spoke something similar not discussed or opinionated?