Urfi Javed Shares A Picture With Veteran Lyricist, Javed Akhtar, Says, 'Finally Met My Grandfather'

Actress, Urfi Javed shared a picture with Javed Akhtar and jokingly called him her 'grandfather'.


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Urfi Javed Shares A Picture With Veteran Lyricist, Javed Akhtar, Says, 'Finally Met My Grandfather'

Urfi Javed often makes it to the headline for her over-the-top fashion sense. She never fails to grab the attention of the media and the public with her bold avatar. She has made a name for herself in the entertainment industry by doing shows like Bigg Boss OTT, Kasautii Zindagii Kay, Meri Durga, Bepanaah and many more. Moreover, every now and then, the actress remains in the limelight for some or the other reason. However, this time, Urfi broke the internet as she shared a picture with famous Indian poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar. For the unversed, earlier rumours of Urfi being Javed Akhtar's granddaughter were rife in the media. However, the actress had denied the same.

Urfi Javed shares a picture with Javed Akhtar

On January 8, 2022, Urfi Javed took to her Instagram stories and shared an amazing picture with the famous Indian poet and lyricist, Javed Akhtar. In the picture, the diva can be seen happily posing with Javed Akhtar. She looked gorgeous in a brown-hued ensemble which she paired with a blue-coloured overcoat. On the other hand, Javed Akhar donned a powder blue-hued kurta with a black shawl. Along with the picture, Urfi penned a hilarious caption and even referred to Javed Akhtar as her grandfather. Heaping praises on him for his pleasing personality, she wrote:

"Finally met my grandfather today...Also he is a legend, right in the morning so many people lined up for selfies but he didn't refuse anyone, chatted with everyone with a smile...he was so warm ! I'm in awe."

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Urfi Javed Shares A Picture With Veteran Lyricist, Javed Akhtar, Says, 'Finally Met My Grandfather'

When Urfi donned a 'Not Javed Akhtar's Granddaughter' written T-shirt

On January 10, 2022, Urfi Javed was spotted at the Mumbai Airport. For the airport look, the actress had opted for a white T-shirt and paired it with denim pants. However, what caught our attention was the quote written over the T-shirt, which reads, 'Not Javed Akhtar's Granddaughter'. That was a direct answer to all the people, who kept on asking her whether she was related to veteran lyricist, Javed Akhtar. 

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When Javed Akhtar's wife, Shabana Azmi reacted to rumours of Urfi being related to the Akhtar family

On September 8, 2021, Javed Akhtar's wife and the veteran actress, Shabana Azmi had taken to her Twitter handle and clarified that Urfi Javed was not related to them. She shared a news article on Urfi along with a video which speculated that she is Javed Akhtar's granddaughter. Along with it, she asked social media users to stop spreading fake news and lies.

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When Urfi Javed denied being associated with the Akhtar family

Earlier, in an interview with a leading daily, Urfi Javed had opened up about being related to the Akhtar family. Talking about the same, the actress denied being associated with Javed Akhar and his family in any manner. She even mentioned that people were only relating her to them because of her surname. The actress also stated that all this was done to just troll Javed Akhtar and put his name down by associating her outfit controversy with him. 

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Currently, Urfi Javed is grabbing attention for her stint in MTV's reality show, Splitsvilla 14.

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