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Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar

Biography:  Farhan Akhtar is a film director, producer, actor, and playback singer. He is the son of Bollywood of scriptwriter Javed Akhtar and actress Honey Irani. Farhan came to the film industry as an assistant director in the film 'Lamhe'. He made his directorial debut in 2001 with Dil Chahta Hai. He won two Filmfare awards for his film ' Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'. Personal Life Farhan Akhtar was born in Mumbai to Bollywood celebrity couples Javed Akhtar, and Honey Irani.  The noted director and scriptwriter, Zoya Aktar is his sister. After completing his schooling at Maneckji Cooper School, and later took graduation in law from H.R.College Mumbai. Farhan Akhtar married Adhuna Bhabani in 2000 after dating each other for three years. However, the couple announced their divorce in 2016 and the actor married Shibani Dandekar on January 2022. Career Life Farhan Akhtar Stepped into the film industry as an assistant director at the age of 17. He made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai in 2001. Farhan produced it under his production company Excel Entertainment. The film was a big hit at the box-office and won the National film award for best film of that year. Apart from directing films, Farhan made his acting debut in the 2008  film 'Rock On'. Billed as a musical drama, Farhan played a lead role alongside Arjun Rampal and Prachi Desai. Later, he was seen in the films like Karthik Calling Karthik and Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara. Released in 2011, the Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara was one of the most successful movies of his career. Starring Hrithik Roshan, Farhan Akhtar, Abhay Deol, and Katrina Kaif in the lead roles the film was one of the most-talked-about movies in Bollywood. After then, he appeared in a Biopic 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' in 2013. The film featured Farhan Akhtar and Sonam Kapoor in significant roles, it was a commercial hit at the box office. Later, he was seen in Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Dil Dhadakne Do, and The Sky Is Pink. Awards & Recognition Farhan Akhtar won his first national award for his directorial debut film 'Dil Chahta Hai'. In 2011, he won two Filmfare awards for his performances in the film 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'. He won his third filmfare award for Best Actor for his film ' Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'.  
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Farhan Akhtar: Age, Net Worth, Movies, Family, and Personal Details

Farhan Akhtar

Name Farhan Akhtar
Profession(s) Main Profession
Director, Producer, Singer

Other Profession
Date Of Birth 09 Jan 1974
Age 50
Birth Place Mumbai, Maharashtra
Current Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra
Religion Islam
Nationality Indian
Height 175 cm
Zodiac Sign Capricon

Farhan Akhtar Family

Father Javed Akhter
Mother Honey Irani
Sibling Zoya Akhtar

Adhuna Bhabani (m-2000 ;div-2016)

Shibani Dandekar
Children Shakya, Akira

Farhan Akhtar Education

Education Qualification
College(s) H.R.College of Commerce and Economics
School(s) Maneckji Cooper School, Mumbai

Farhan Akhtar Net Worth

Net Worth 22million

Farhan Akhtar Debut Movies

Hindi Rock On

Farhan Akhtar Famous For

Farhan Akhtar Unknown Facts

  • Farhan finds his inspiration in Hollywood legend, Robert Di Nero.
  • The actor, didn't complete his education. Farhan was thrown out of HR College in his 2nd year of graduation.
  • The worst moment of Farhan's life was during the 1992-93 riots, when the actor had to face controversy because he was a Muslim.
  • Farhan has a phobia of cockroaches, which he dreams of overcoming one day.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Farhan Akhtar

  • The age of Farhan Akhtar in the 2024 was 50.

  • The Farhan Akhtar's was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  • The DOB for Farhan Akhtar was 09 Jan 1974.

  • The Farhan Akhtar is approximately 175 cm tall.

  • The most recent movies for Farhan Akhtar is Don 3.

  • Farhan Akhtar is best known for the films Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and .

  • Farhan finds his inspiration in Hollywood legend, Robert Di Nero. and The actor, didn't complete his education. Farhan was thrown out of HR College in his 2nd year of graduation. .

  • The Farhan Akhtar had 22million's worth of wealth.

  • Rock On was Farhan Akhtar first movie in Bollywood

  • The Farhan Akhtar Instagram account is faroutakhtar.

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