Born: January 09,1974 Mumbai, India
Spouse: Adhuna Akhtar
Height: 5 feet 9 inches
Biography: Farhan Akhtar dons many hats - film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host. Born to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, he was raised with Bollywood in the background. He started off working as assistant director for films like Lamhe and Himalay Putra. He teamed up with Ritesh Sidhwani to start Excel Entertainment, under which banner they have produced films like Dil Chahta Hai, Don and The Return of Don, Lakshya, Honemoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. While Dil Chahta Hai was his directorial debut, he made his acting and singing debut with Rock On! Other hit movies he has acted in include Zindagi na Milegi Dobara and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. He has received a number of awards as director, actor and producer. He is married to ace hairdresser Adhuna Akhtar, and they have two children, Shakya and Akira. His sister Zoya is also a scriptwriter and filmmaker while Shabana Azmi is his stepmother.