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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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Hum Hain..Umeed-e-Kashmir: Aamir Khan, Farhan Akhtar and Parineeti Chopra contribute for the social cause! The actors along with others from the fraternity came forward to do their bit for the social cause. Read on to know more... From Aamir Khan and Anupam Kher to Shaan, several film and music personalities joined hands for a special concert to raise awareness and funds for the …
Revealed: First look of Amitabh Bachchan-Farhan Akhtar’s Do! Bejoy Nambiar's upcoming film released the first look from the sets of the movie... Amitabh Bachchan and Farhan Akhtar were in Delhi recently for shooting their upcoming film directed by Bejoy Nambiar, Do. Big B took to a popular social networking platform to share the first …
Priyanka Chopra’s Bang Bang dare better than Shah Rukh Khan’s and Ranveer Singh’s! PeeCee received 56 percent votes and won the poll To promote his last release, Hrithik Roshan pulled his B-town buddies out of their comfort zones for the Bang Bang dare. Jr Roshan challenged quite a few B-townies like Priyanka Chopra, Shah Rukh Khan, Shraddha Kapoor, Aamir …
Ranveer Singh, Sidharth Malhotra, Farhan Akhtar- actors undergoing transformations for their upcoming films! Where certain B-town celebs keep their roles limited to the scripts, there are others who go the extra mile to train for their characters. Read on to know more… An actor’s ‘look’ for their upcoming films is often a hush hush matter, to keep the curiosity factor intact. …
Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar, Anushka Sharma wish Amitabh Bachchan on his birthday! Several B-town celebrities took on to Twitter to wish the megastar on his 72nd birthday Amitabh Bachchan's over four decade-long career in showbiz stands as a "treasure of teachings" for actors and filmmakers, who have wished the Bollywood "legend" and "Shahenshah" the best of …
Sidharth Malhotra and Anushka Sharma to work together? Sid and Anushka might share the screen space real soon. Read on to know more... Sidharth Malhotra and Anushka Sharma, who recently worked together for an ad film might share the screen space yet again. But this time in Farhan Akhtar's upcoming production venture. Yes, from …
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