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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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Ganesh Festival 2014 song of the day: Moraya re from Shah Rukh Khan’s Don! This high on energy song will certainly make you dance Moraya re from the Farhan Akhtar’s Don is a musical tribute to Lord Ganesha. Sung by none other than Shankar Mahadevan, the music of this track is very desi thanks to a lot of dhol beats infused in the song. Picturised on …
No release date for Anushka Sharma’s NH10? Ms Sharma's maiden production venture has hit a roadblock. Read on to know full story.... Anushka Sharma's debut production venture N10 was supposed to release in September this year. But the film was pushed to next year as the Band Baaja Baaraat actress had two big releases in …
Shah Rukh Khan under police protection after threat from gangster Ravi Pujari SRK's business partner Ali Morani got threat calls from the fugitive gangster who is known to target Bollywood bigwigs Shah Rukh Khan has been given police protection as he seems to be on the top of gangster Ravi Pujari's hit list. Khan's business partner Anil Morani has …
When Ranveer Singh posed with his fans in Istanbul – view pics! These pictures were shared by the B-town hunk's fan club on the popular social networking site Twitter Ranveer Singh was in Istanbul recently shooting for Zoya Akhtar's family drama Dil Dhadakne Do along with co-stars Anushka Sharma, Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar and Anil …
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 …
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