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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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Farhan Akhtar, Hrithink Roshan, Karan Johar- students of Twinkle Khanna’s acting school The lady's new kind of acting school packs a long lasting punch 10 am: I walk to the lift in my building, when I hear loud, crashing sounds come from the stairway. I poke my head forward, curious about the commotion. Lo and behold, it is my neighbours Mrs C and Mrs M (dressed …
Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra and Arjun Kapoor support Deepika Padukone! We recently saw Deepika Padukone lashing out at a 'leading' daily for putting forth an obscene video of the actor. What do her peers Priyanka, Arjun and Ranveer have to say about the same? Read on to find out... Deepika Padukone is not willing to take nonsense being published …
Anushka Sharma strangles Mary Kom’s Priyanka Chopra by the throat on the sets of Dil Dhadakne Do-View pic! We wonder where Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor, Rahul Bose, Shefali Shah and Zoya Akhtar were when the incident occurred... Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra maybe rivals professionally but no one ever thought them to be hostile in person. There were nothing as such …
Jammu and Kashmir floods: Amitabh Bachchan prays for the victims! Big B voiced his concern on his blog Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is shocked by the devastation caused by floods in Jammu and Kashmir and says nothing can compensate the "mammoth" losses the people have suffered. The toll in the floods stands at over 200. “The ... shocking …
Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif sign another film together? Yes, you heard that right! Looks like Duggu and Kat are on a roll. After Bang Bang, the two have apparently been roped in for a prestigious project. Read on to know full scoop... Hrithik Roshan and Katrina Kaif's chemistry in Zoya Akhtar's Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara was nothing …
Amitabh Bachchan prepares for Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s next! The film which is about a chess player also stars Farhan Akhtar Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has commenced preparations for Vidhu Vinod Chopra's next production venture to be directed by Bejoy Nambiar. Besides the 71-year-old actor, the film, which is a story about a chess …
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