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Farhan Akhtar Biography and Profile

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Farhan Akhtar Profile

Birth Name Farhan Akhtar
Occupation Actor, director, producer,playback singer, screenwriter,television host
Popular as Actor/Producer
Career 1998–present
Debut Film Rock On!!
Marital Status Married
Date of Birth January 9, 1974
Birth Place Mumbai, India
Zodiac Capricorn
Nationality Indian
Height 1.75 m
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Brown
Education Maneckji Cooper school, HR College, Mumbai
Father Javed Akhtar
Mother Honey Irani, Shabana Azmi (stepmother)
Sister Zoya Akhtar
Spouse Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar (m. 2000)
Children Shakya, Akira

Farhan Akhtar Biography

Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host. He was born on January 9, 1974 in Mumbai, India to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani. Writer–director Zoya Akhtar is his elder sister. His parents divorced when he was too young. In 1984 his father married to Shabana Azmi. He is the cousin of Farah Khan and Sajid Khan. He studied at Maneckji Cooper school and later enrolled HR College, Mumbai but was dropped out due to lack of attendance. Before staring his career as director and writer he assisted Pankaj Parashar as a director in Himalay Putra. He started his acting career in 2008 when he made his acting debut in the film Rock On!! in which he played the role of Aditya Shroff. He married Adhuna Bhabani in 2000 after three year relationship. The couple have two children named Shakya and Akira.

Farhan Akhtar Filmography


Year Title Role
2008 Rock On!! Aditya Shroff
2009 Luck by Chance Vikram Jaisingh
2009 The Fakir of Venice Adi Contractor
2010 Karthik Calling Karthik Karthik Narayan
2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Imraan
2013 Bombay Talkies Himself
2013 Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Milkha Singh
2014 Shaadi Ke Side Effects Sid
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do

Director and writer

Year Title
1998 Breathless
2001 Dil Chahta Hai
2004 Lakshya
2006 Don
2007 Positive
2011 Don 2
2015 Don 3


Year Title Director
2006 Don Himself
2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. Reema Kagti
2008 Rock On!! Abhishek Kapoor
2009 Luck By Chance Zoya Akhtar
2010 Karthik Calling Karthik Vijay Lalwani
2011 Game Abhinay Deo
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara Zoya Akhtar
Don 2 Himself
2012 Talaash Reema Kagti
2013 Fukrey Mrighdeep Singh Lamba
2015 Dil Dhadakne Do Zoya Akhtar

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