Javed Akhtar Gushing Over Daughter Zoya’s Oscar Feat On Twitter Is Every Father Ever!


Parents might not express enough how much they adore their kids, but when they are in the view of public, for them, no one is as perfect as you. That’s an Indian parent for you!

Being every father ever, poet, lyricist and screenwriter, Javed Akhtar posted a Tweet gushing over his daughter’s latest achievement. Zoya Akhtar was recently invited to be a member of the Oscar academy in the director’s category and her father cannot contain his excitement.

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The post was extensively shared and Twitterati showered their blessing on Zoya’s latest achievement.


Her brother Farhan Akhtar also didn’t miss out on wishing his sissy:

The Academy that hosts it’s annual Academy Awards AKA the Oscars has invited members from 59 countries and half of them are women. Among the 842, 21, there were other Indian artists too who were invited to be a part of the Academy.

Director Anurag Kashyap has been invited in the Short Films and Feature Animation category while veteran actor Anupam Kher was invited in the Actor’s category for his extensive career in acting.

“We are the Academy,” tweeted Kashyap.

According to The Hindu, Lunchbox writer-director Ritesh Batra is also a part of the new invitees’ list, so are Indian origin actor Archie Punjabi and Late Night director Nisha Ganatra. In the Visual Effects department, Sherry Bharda of Hichki fame and Srinivas Mohan, best known for his work on 2.0 and Baahubali: The Beginning, have been invited.

All the best you guys!

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