Javed Akhtar's 75th birthday celebrations started early with an exhibition of photographs, posters and paintings from his life, held at the Nehru Centre Art Gallery, Mumbai.
Titled The World of Javed Akhtar, it was inaugurated by his daughter Zoya Akhtar and son Farhan Akhtar.
Farhan Akhtar brings his girlfriend Shibani Dandekar along.
Zoya Akhtar inaugurated the exhibition with Farhan.
Javed Akhtar has his family around him.
Admiring a family portrait.
Father and son admire pose against a sketch.
More pictures from his life.
Javed Akhtar gets felicitated.
Javed Akhtar launches a special edition pen at the exhibition.
Watch Zoya and Farhan inaugurate the exhibition.
Anup Soni and Juhi Babbar.
Poonam Dhillon with son Anmol Thakeria.
Director Rajkumar Hirani with his wife Manjeet and Sudhir Mishra.
Photographs: Pradeep Bandekar