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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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Peshawar school attack: Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar tweet their condolences An army-run school in Peshawar, Pakistan is under siege. Taliban has killed and injured school children in the name of Islam. Bollywood comes together to condemn Pakistani Taliban's sins and offer support to the unfortunate parents who lost their kids... As Pakistan is …
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Emma Watson welcomes Farhan Akhtar on board the UN The Dil Dhadkne Do actor is UN Women's new ambassador Just last month, Farhan Akhtar was appointed South Asia Goodwill Ambassador for UN Women. And even more recently, Emma Watson, a UN Women Goodwill Ambassador herself, tweeted about Akhtar’s initiative, MARD (Men Against …
Farhan Akhtar: Being a fan of Mr Bachchan and Robert De Niro influenced me! Read on to know what esle the ace director-turned-actor has to say about his two favourite stars Farhan Akhtar says he would love to work with Hollywood star Robert De Niro, who has been a huge influence on him. The 40-year-old star, who will be seen with Amitabh Bachchan in …
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