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Farhan Akhtar

Fullname: Farhan Javed Akhtar

Nicknames: -

Date of Birth: January-9-1974

Zodiac: Capricorn

Height: 5-9

Marital Status: Married to Adhuna Bhabani

Bio:Born on January 9, 1974, Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, producer and playback singer. His father Javed Akhtar and mother Honey Irani are famous script writers in Bollywood. Born and brought up in Mumbai, Farhan did his schooling in Maneckji Cooper School and did his Bachelor of Commerce from HR College. Akhtar made his directorial and writing debut at the age of 27 with Dil Chahta Hai (2001), produced by Excel Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., a production company he established along with Ritesh Sidhwani in 1999. The film went on to bag various awards including National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi (2002). It was also screened at the International Film Festival of India, the Austin Film Festival and the Palm Springs International Film Festival. When went on to direct Lakshya (starring Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta) in 2002, Don in 2004 and Don 2 in 2010 (both starring Shahrukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra). Farhan made his acting and singing debut with Rock On!! in 2008 and received huge success. He has gone on to act in several films then including Luck By Chance (2008), Karthik Calling Karthik (2010) and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011). In his next film as actor, Farhan will be seen playing the well-known Indian athlete Milkha Singh in the film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag directed by Rakeysh Om Prakash Mehra.

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Sidharth Malhotra, Shahid Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar’s undercut fascination While some Bollywood personalities have been sporting this style that’s longer on top and shorter on the sides, others continue to maintain a longer hairdo The undercut, that takes inspiration from the 1940s, has fast become a much-in-demand style. The cut that generally …
After Farhan Akhtar and Priyanka Chopra, Akshay Kumar to join the biopic race? Akki will reportedly play a magician on the silver screen. Read on for more details He might have refused to play Milkha Singh in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, which ultimately had Farhan Akhtar essaying the role of legendary Indian track and field sprinter. But …
Farhan Akhtar talks about gender equality on International Men’s day!  After donning various hats in the film industry, Akhtar raises voice to social issues Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who is the first man to be appointed UN Women’s South Asia Goodwill Ambassador, Wednesday called for gender equality on the occasion of International Men's …
Kriti Sanon to play Shah Rukh Khan’s leading lady in Raees? We hear that the Heropanti actress is being considered for the role. Read on to know more… After playing Charlie in Farah Khan’s multi starrer Happy New Year, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen in Raees directed by Rahul Dholakia. We hear that Farhan Akhtar who was supposed to …
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Hrithik Roshan win their first awards of this year! The actors attended the Grey Goose Fly Beyond awards show recently... Hrithik Roshan and Kareena Kapoor Khan have already bagged their first awards of the season! Hrithik created a stir with his performance in Bang Bang while Bebo's act in Ajay Devgn starrer Singham Returns …
Hrithik Roshan or Karan Tacker: Who looked more dapper at the Grey Goose Fly Beyond event? It wasn't so much the ladies but the men who stole the show! It was a star-studded affair at the Vogue's Grey Goose Fly Beyond function last night. But it was certainly not the women who took the cake with their fashion statement. Rather, it was the men raised the bar with …
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