99+ Farhan Akhtar New Pic Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

One of this generation’s most talented Indian actors, producers, and filmmakers is Farhan Akhtar. One of Bollywood’s most underappreciated icons is him. He is a multi-talented individual who has worked as a director, producer, playwright, playback vocalist, and even a television personality. He was destined to become a future icon of the Indian cinema industry because he is the son of Indian screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani. He has a reputation for having a wicked sense of humor and has played a lot of humorous parts throughout the years. Farhan’s performance in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara has received particular appreciation (2011). With the release of Dil Chahta Hai, starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Akshaye Khanna, he made his directorial debut.

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Nickname Farhan
Full Name Farhan Akhtar
Profession Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra India
Religion Atheist

Together with Ritesh Sidhwani, Farhan Akhtar founded Excel Entertainment, a production firm. He eventually went on to direct Dil Chahta Hai, for which he received a National Award for its positive portrayal of contemporary youth. Additionally, Farhan has a Hollywood songtrack to his credit. Farhan authored the soundtrack’s lyrics for the film Bride and Prejudice. He also produced Don (2006), a box office hit, and Lakshya.

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Age 48 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 9 January 1974

Professional data of Farhan Akhtar

In 1999, Farhan and Ritesh Sidhwani founded a production firm called Excel Entertainment, Pvt. Ltd. for the film Dil Chahta Hai. Farhan Akhtar, who was only 25 at the time, made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai, which was produced by this business. Not only was his directorial debut well received by critics, but Bollywood is also very proud of it. Farhan refers to the success of Dil Chahta Hai as the “turning point” in his career.

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Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m)
Weight 68 kg (149 lbs)
Waist 30 inches
Body Type Slim
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black

Lakhshya: Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta played the lead parts in Farhan’s next film, Lakhshya (2004). The movie Lakhshya was based on the life of a lost child who finds his true purpose. Hrithik changes from an aimless young man to an obedient army officer in the movie. Farhan had to do a lot of research on Indian army culture for the movie because it has an army theme. The film, which was shot in Ladakh, Dehra Dun, and Mumbai, was the first of many Hrithik Roshan and Farhan Akhtar collaborations.

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Farhan Akhtar Education

Qualification High School
School Maneckji Cooper School, Mumbai
College H.R. College of Commerce and Economics

Hollywood Soundtrack: Farhan also contributed the lyrics to the Bride and Prejudice soundtrack. On the advice of her father Javed Akhtar, her sister Zoya Akhtar joined him for this endeavor.

Don: Farhan Akhtar’s third film, which starred Shah Rukh Khan (the King of Bollywood), was another significant turning point in his career. The film was a replica of the Amitabh Bachchan-starring Don (1978). Don was a very well-liked and legendary film that holds the distinction of being a remake. Even though the film was financially successful, Farhan never intended for it to serve as the “torchbearer of the remake brigade.”

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After Karthik Calling Karthik, Farhan Akhtar produced Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, a coming-of-age drama starring her sister Zoya Akhtar. Together with Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Katrina Kaif, and Kalki Koechlin, Farhan played one of the three principal roles. Farhan played a humorous character who, in his words, “takes nothing seriously for the longest period.” Additionally, he contributed speech to the film and voiced his father’s poems.

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Farhan Akhtar Career

Profession: Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer

Known For: Toofaan

He also produced and directed the Don sequel, which was less well-known than the first.

After Don 2, Farhan Akhtar agreed to play the lead role in the Milkha Singh biopic, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. He had to engage in a rigorous training regimen and gym routine in order to prepare for his role in this film. He conducted extensive research on Milkha Singh’s physiology and life history. He had to appear to be an enlistee in the army who is 17 years old.

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Debut:

As a Director: Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

As an Actor: Rock On!! (2008)

Salary: 15 crore/film (INR)

Net Worth: $15 million

Family & Relatives

Father: Javed Akhtar (lyricist and scriptwriter)

Mother: Honey Irani (Actress & screenwriter)

Shabana Azmi (stepmother)

Sister(s): Zoya Akhtar (elder, director & screenwriter)

Marital Status: Married

Wife: Shibani Dandekar

Children: 2

Daughter(s): Shakya Akhtar

Akira Akhtar

Marriage Date: February 23, 2022

Ex Wife: Adhuna Bhabani (Hair stylist)

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