Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer and television host. He is multi-talented. He is know for his better performance. He is the son of famous screenwriter Javed Akhtar. He started his career in Bollywood by working as assistant director in Lamhey (1991) and Himalayan Putra (1997). He established a production company named Excel Entertainment with Ritesh Sidhwani.
He made Lakshya (2004) and started Hollywood through the soundtrack of Bride and Prejudice (2004), for which he wrote songs. He achieved success by playing Milkha Singh in the 2013 film “bhag Milkha Bhag”, which gave him the Filmfare Best Actor Award.
Personal life :-
Farhan akhtar was born on 9 january 1974 in Mumbai , India. his father’s name is javed akhtar , he is famous screenwriter and lyricist. His mother’s name is honey irani , she is actress. His parents divorced during the early days and his father married Shabana Azmi in 1984. He has a sister named zoya akhtar, she is Screenwriter And Director. He studied at the Maneckjji Cooper School in Mumbai, and studied for the degree of law from HR College in Mumbai.
If you talk about farhan’s love life then he married adhuna bhabani. She is famous bollywood hairstylist. But After 16 years they divorced. He has two daughter named Shakya And Akira. Now , he he is in a relationship with Shibani Dandekar.
As a producer:-Farhan akhtar started his career with the film Dil Chahta Hai. He has worked as a producer in many films like dil chahta hai , Don, Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.,Rock On!!, Luck by Chance,Karthik Calling Karthik, Game, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Don 2, Talaash: The Answer Lies Within, Fukrey, Dil Dhadakne Do, Bangistan, Baar Baar Dekho, Rock On 2, RaeesFukrey Returns and Gold.
As a actor :- he started his career as a actor with the film Rock on. After that he acted in many films like luck by changes, Karthik Calling Karthik, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Dil Dhadakne Do, Wazir, Rock On 2, Daddy, Lucknow Central and The Sky Is Pink.
As a writer :- He has written a story of many films such as Don, Dil Chahta Hai, Rock On!!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Don 2, Talaash: The Answer Lies Within, Dil Dhadakne Do and Rock On 2.
As a playback singer:- He has also worked as a playback singer in some films like Rock On!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, Dil Dhadakne Do, Rock On 2, Wazir and Bharat Ane Nenu.
As a director :- He directed 4 films. Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya, Don and Don 2.
He has won many award for his better performance like IIFA Awards and National Film Awards for Kya Kehna, Screen Awards for Dil Chahta Hai, Zee Cine Award for dil chahta hai, National Film Awards, Screen Awards for Rock On!!, Filmfare Awards , International Indian Film Academy Awards for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Producers Guild Film Awards, BIG Star Entertainment Awards, Filmfare Awards for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
|Profession||Actor , Screenwriter , Producer, Director And Singer|
|Debut||As A Director – Dil Chahta Hai (2001)|
As A Producer – Don (2006)
As A Actor – Rock On! (2008)
|Age||45 Years (As In 2019)|
|Height||In Feet Inches 5’9|
|Date Of Birth||9 January 1974|
|Birth Palace||Mumbai , Maharastra|
|Hometown||Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh|
|School||Maneckji Cooper School , Mumbai|
|Collage||H.R. Collage Of Commerce And Economics|
|Education Qualification||Not Known|
|Father Name||Javed Akhtar (Screenwriter And Lyricist)|
|Mother Name||Honey Irani (Actress)|
Shabana Azmi (Stepmother ) Actress
|Sister Name||Zoya Akhtar (Screenwriter And Director)|
|Girlfriend’s||Shraddha Kapoor (Actress) And Shibani Dandekar (Actress)|
|Wife Name||Adhuna Bhabani (Div.2016)|
|Children’s||Daughter – Shakya And Akira , Son – None|
|Hobbies||Singing , Reading And Collecting Gadgets|
|Favorite Actor||Raj Kapoor And Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Actress||Preity Zinta And Shraddha Kapoor|
|Favorite Food||Vada Pao , Mutton Biryani|
|Favorite Film||The Wizard Of Oz (1939)|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
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