About Farhan Akhtar

Birth Name: Farhan Akhtar

Farhan is known as a all-rounder he is a script writer, singer, writer, director and also an actor. All his films is extremely entertaining.

Date of Birth: 9 January 1974

Height: 5' 9" (1.75 m)

Biography:

Farhan Akhtar was born in Mumbai to screenwriters, Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani. His stepmother is the actress Shabana Azmi. He is also cousin of Bollywood ace choreographer and now director Farah Khan. Farhan was the main lead in his twin sister, Zoya Akhtar's directorial debut Luck By Chance.

He entered Bollywood at the age of 17, assisting directors and cinematographers. He dropped out of college and did various jobs like working for a TV production house and setting up his own production house, Excel Entertainment with childhood friend Ritesh Sidhwani.

Farhan made his directorial debut with 2001's hit, Dil Chahta Hai. His next was Rock On!! (2008). He acted and also produced the film. The film became an instant cult film just like Dil Chahta Hai (2001). Rock music was a rage in the country after the success of this album.

He has also hosted a show called Oye! It's Friday! (2008), which was a celeb talk show with a tinge of comedy. He was last seen on-screen in the movie Zindagi Na Milegi Dubara with Hrithik Roshan and Abhay Deol.

Personal Life:

Farhan is married to Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar, a hairstylist. They have two daughters: Shakya and Akira.

Box Office Collection:

Rock On!!: Rs 27.46 Crores

Zindagi Na Milegi Doobara: RS 108 Crores ( In 10 Days)

Fashion:

Farhan in his 30s can give competition to teenagers in their 20s! He is extremely stylish and trendy for his age. He remains trendy even after hitting 30 and emerging as a fashion icon. This stylish, tech-savvy, generation next director-producer-actor loves casual and semi-casual look. He says, "It's comfortable and easy to maintain."

His style is closely followed by youngsters. They look upto him for fashion updates. His favourite colours are grey, black and blue. Farhan always experiments with his hair, courtesy his wife Adhuna.

Filmography:

As as actor

    Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (July 15, 2011) (Released) ... Imraan Baba Azmi'S Next (2011) (To Go On Floor) Dhruv (2011) (To Go On Floor) Karthik Calling Karthik (February 26, 2010) (Released) ... Karthik Narayan Luck By Chance (January 30, 2009) (Released) ... Vikram Jaisingh
  1. Rock On!! (August 29, 2008) (Released) ... Aditya Shroff

Director

    Don 2 (December 23, 2011) (Under Production) Positive (2007) (Under Production) Don - The Chase Begins Again (October 20, 2006) (Released) Lakshya (June 18, 2004) (Released)
  1. Dil Chahta Hai (August 10, 2001) (Released)

Producer

    Reema Kagti'S Next (January 26, 2012) (Under Production) Don 2 (December 23, 2011) (Under Production) Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (July 15, 2011) (Released) Game (April 1, 2011) (Released) Dhruv (2011) (To Go On Floor) Kismat Talkies (2011) (Under Production) Baba Azmi'S Next (2011) (To Go On Floor) Karthik Calling Karthik (February 26, 2010) (Released) Luck By Chance (January 30, 2009) (Released) Rock On!! (August 29, 2008) (Released) Honeymoon Travels Pvt Ltd. (February 23, 2007) (Released)
  1. Don - The Chase Begins Again (October 20, 2006) (Released)

Awards:

Winner: Screen Award for Most Promising Newcomer - Male (2009)

Movie: Rock On!!

Winner: Stardust Award for Superstar Of Tommorow - Male (2009)

Movie: Rock On!!

Winner: IIFA Award for Best Male Debutante (2009)

Movie: Rock On!!

Winner: IIFA Award for Best Screenplay (2002)

Winner: Screen Award for Best Dialouge (2002)

Movie: Dil Chahta Hai

Winner: Screen Award for Special Jury Award (2002)

Movie: Dil Chahta Hai

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay (2001)

Winner: Filmfare Award for Best Film (Critics) (2001)

Movie: Dil Chahta Hai

Popular Search Terms:   farhan akhtar biography, adhuna bhabani akhtar biography, adhuna akhtar biography, biography of farhan akhtar, javed akhtar biography, farhan akhtar life story, farhan akhtar personal life

Photos of Farhan Akhtar

  Photo 1 - 12 of 55

  • Farhan Akhtar Farhan Akhtar Farhan Akhtar
  • Comedy Nights with Kapil Farhan Akhtar Farhan Akhtar
  • Farhan Akhtar MARD Farhan Akhtar performs with his band Farhan Live
  • Farhan Akhtar performs with his band Farhan Live Farhan Akhtar performs with his band Farhan Live Farhan Akhtar performs with his band Farhan Live

view all

Videos

Disclaimer: All Logos and Pictures of various Channels, Shows, Artistes, Media Houses, Companies, Brands etc. belong to their respective owners, and are used to merely visually identify the Channels, Shows, Companies, Brands, etc. to the viewer. Incase of any issue please contact the webmaster.