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Salman Akhtar

1946 | USA

Salman Akhtar is the son of Jan Nisar Akhtar. He is an author and Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

Salman Akhtar is the son of Jan Nisar Akhtar. He is an author and Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.

Real Name : Salman Akhtar

Born : 31 Jul 1946 | Lucknow, Uttar pradesh

Relatives : Javed Akhtar (Brother)

Salman Akhtar is a US based Doctor by profession and also a poet. He is the son of the renowned Urdu poet Jan Nisar Akhtar and brother of lyricist Javed Akhtar. Salman received his education from Lucknow and Aligarh Muslim University before moving to Chandigarh where he completed his training in psychiatry. In 1973, he left for the United States and trained in psychoanalysis. He holds a professorship at the Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia. As a poet, Salman published six volumes of poetry in English and Urdu.

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