Javed Akhtar & Shabana Azmi cancel their visit to Karachi

15th February 2019

Terror attack in Pulwama once again got the nation to stand together and ask for justice. Following this news, veteran screenwriter and lyricist Javed Akhtar and actress-wife Shabana Azmi cancelled their visit to Karachi, Pakistan.

The duo was invited for a literary conference on Kaifi Azmi and his poetry by Karachi Art Council. Confirming the cancellation of their trip to Pakistan, Javed Akhtar tweeted, "Kranchi art council had invited. Shabana and me for a two day  lit conference  about Kaifi Azmi and his poetry .We have cancelled that . In 1965 during the indo Pak war Kaifi saheb had written a poem . "AUR PHIR KRISHAN NE ARJUN SE KAHA"
His Tweet attracted 3000 plus likes. 

Like others in nation, the veteran lyricist also tweeted, "I have a special relation with CRPF. I have written Their anthem Before  putting the pen to paper I met a number of CRPF officers n what ever I learned my respect admiration and love for these braves increased by many a fold Today I share the grief of the dear ones of the martyrs." 

Have a look at the tweets below- 

Javed Akhtar & Shabana Azmi cancel their visit to Karachi