Farhan Akhtar

(Bollywood Star)
Farhan Akhtar
Personal Details
D.O.B. Jan 09, 1974
Star Sign
Height 5' 9

Spouse: Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar (m. 2000)
Parents: Honey Irani, Javed Akhtar
Siblings: Zoya Akhtar

About Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host. Born in Mumbai to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, he grew up under the influence of the film industry. Akhtar, after establishing a production company named Excel Entertainment along with Ritesh Sidhwani, made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai (2001) and received critical acclaim for portraying modern youth. The film also won a National award. Following it, he made Lakshya (2004) and had his Hollywood debut through the soundtrack of Bride and Prejudice (2004), for which he wrote the lyrics.

He started his acting career with Rock On!! (2008), for which he won a second National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi as producer, and indulged in further experimentation before he acted in, produced and wrote the dialogues for the critical and commercial success Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), which won him two Filmfare Awards, including Best Supporting Actor. In the same year, he directed a sequel to Don titled Don 2 (2011), which remains as his highest-grossing film till date. He achieved further success by portraying Milkha Singh in the 2013 film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, earning him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor.

Major Movie

Luck by Chance

Award Won
National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi
Farhan Akhtar - Movies

Lucknow Central  (2017) 

Raees  (2017) 

Rock On 2  (2016) 

Wazir  (2016) 

Dil Dhadakne Do  (2015) 

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag  (2013)