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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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Amitabh Bachchan praises Farhan Akhtar’s new song on women’s rights The Shamitabh actor recently took to Twitter to praise Farhan's song titled Chulein Aasman Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has joined the list of admirers of actor Farhan Akhtar's latest song championing women empowerment. Farhan has collaborated with music composer duo …
Salman Khan, Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan: Bollywood stars promoting Marathi cinema! The recent boom in the Marathi film industry has attracted much attention from our B-town celebs Riteish Deshmukh’s Marathi film Lai Bhaari created a stir at the box office. And it won’t be wrong to say that Salman Khan’s presence in the film helped the makers attract …
Ranveer Singh: Dil Dhadakne Do is a very special film The actor shares his experience on the Priyanka Chopra- Anushka Sharma project Ranveer Singh finishes his last day of shoot on Zoya Akhtar's Dil Dhadakne Do today. The actor will wrap up the shoot for this film and then head into the prep for Sanjay Bhansali's Bajirao Mastani. …
3 reasons why we feel Farhan Akhtar’s Chulein Aasman holds a powerful message-watch video! The Dil Dhadakne Do actor has come up with a music video talking about emancipation of women. Read on to know our take on the same... They say one who is a jack of all trades is a master of none. This, however, doesn’t hold true for Farhan Akhtar. Be it direction, acting or …
Akshaye Khanna shown the exit door by Bombay Samurai makers? If the latest grapevine is true then Akshaye won't be starring in Dev Benegal's next Bombay Samurai. But why? Read on to know... Akshaye Khanna was all set to make his big comeback on the silver screen with Dev Benegal's directorial venture Bombay Samurai co-starring Kareena …
Sonam Kapoor’s daddy Anil Kapoor arranges for a special screening of Khoobsurat- View pics! Ranveer Singh, Riteish Sidhwani, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and others attended the screening Sonam Kapoor and Fawad Khan's romantic film Khoobsurat releases in theatres today. While the verdict of the audience on the film is yet to come out, producer of the film Anil Kapoor …
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