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Javed Akhtar answers fan's question about battling with alcoholism through a social media application

Javed Akhtar answers fan's question about battling with alcoholism through a social media application

Poet and lyricist Javed Akhtar uses a social media app to talk to fans. Answers question about battling alcoholism.

'Frankly.me' is an Android/IOS application that enables its users to go to their favorite celebrity's or brand's profile, ask anything, and get a video response from them. It allows a very candid, one-to-one conversations between celebs and their fans. 'Frankly.me' has more than 200 celebrities on board, the notable ones being Arvind Kejriwal, Javed Akhtar, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Chef Vikas Khanna etc.

Lyricist, poet and Member of the Parliament Javed Akhtar, was asked a personal question by a fan struggling with alcoholism.

User 'Adit829' asked Javed Akhtar "Sir, i see you as my motivator and i always look forward to you also know that you worked hard to quit alcohol, please tell me also, how to quit it?"

Javed Akhtar's answer was a very thoughtful and wise one. He said that one has to understand just how much in control they are and that at any point, they feel that the intoxication is taking control, it is that moment that one should stop.

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first published:March 31, 2015, 16:29 IST