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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.

News & Gossip:

Farhan Akhtar receives an overwhelming response for his web concert! The show was called Stroke of Midnight Farhan Akhtar is always pushing the boundaries and trying new things. This time around Farhan was seen performing at the first ever webcert (Web concert). The show was called the Stroke of Midnight and his band, Farhan Live was seen …
Javed Akhtar and Sonu Nigam launch music video for child healthcare! Sonu Nigam and Alka Yagnik have given their voice to the song A music video for child health awareness, featuring actors Farhan Akhtar and Vidya Balan, was launched here today. The close to five-minute video, titled Phool Khil Jayenge, is written by noted lyricist Javed …
Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor and Lisa Ray mourn the death of BKS Iyengar! The renowned yoga guru was 96 World-renowned yoga guru B K S Iyengar passed away in Pune early this morning following a prolonged illness. The founder of the Iyengar School of Yoga who was 96 had been hospitalised for over a week. His death has come as a surprise to most and …
Did Anushka Sharma upset Priyanka Chopra? The Dil Dhadakne Do co-stars are apparently maintaining a distance post their return from the film’s shoot Now we know that when this paper hits the stands, Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra will hit Twitter faster than anybody to deny it, but we still have to mention it. …
Aftab Shivdasani replaces Riteish Deshmukh in Kya Super Kool Hai Hum sequel Aftab will soon be seen in the upcoming sequel of the sex comedy Aftab Shivdasani is riding high on the success of his last film Grand Masti alongside Riteish Deshmukh and Vivek Oberoi. He recently got married and has been getting a lot of movie offers ever since. Grapevine has …
Dil Dhadakne Do actors Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar, Anil Kapoor back in Mumbai to wrap-up second schedule After shooting in a cruise in Europe and some parts of Turkey, the cast and crew of Dil Dhadakne Do has returned to Mumbai The cast is back in the city to finish filming the second schedule of the Zoya Akhtar's directorial movie. Shooting of the film's first schedule began …
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