Javed Akhtar has been awarded the prestigious Richard Dawkins Award

Javed Akhtar has been awarded the prestigious Richard Dawkins Award

LAHORE: Well known poet and songwriter Javed Akhtar has been awarded the prestigious Richard Dawkins Award for his services, on which his son Farhan Akhtar is also happy and has congratulated his father on receiving this award.

In a heartwarming message on social media app Instagram, Farhan Akhtar congratulated his father on receiving the first Indian 'Richard Dawkins Award' for critical thinking and promotion of human values and said that you really deserve this award. There were trees and it is a matter of pride.

Leading Indian actress Shabana Azmi, wife of Javed Akhtar, has also congratulated her husband on this achievement.