Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar

Birthday1974-09-01
AgeHe is 44 years old
Birth Sign Virgo (août 23 - sept. 22)
EthnicityIndian people
GenderMale
Height1.7 m
ReligionIslam
His Parents
Farhan Akhtar's mother's and father's name are Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani
Farhan Akhtar's Children
He has 2 Children. Their names are Shakya Akhtar and Akira Akhtar.
Alias for Farhan Akhtar
known other names for Farhan Akhtar
Who is 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. After completing his schooling in Maneckji Cooper school, he pursued a commerce degree in HR College, Mumbai, before dropping out, and beginning his career in films by working as an assistant director in Lamhe and Himalay Putra. Akhtar, after establishing a production company named Excel Entertainment along with Ritesh Sidhwani, made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai and received critical acclaim for portraying modern youth. The film also won a National award. Following it, he made Lakshya and had his Hollywood debut through the soundtrack of Bride and Prejudice, for which he wrote the lyrics. He went on to make the commercially successful Don. He directed a short-film titled Positive to spread awareness on HIV-AIDS.
Education
He went to the following schools
  • H.R. College of Commerce and Economics
Receives Awards
  • Filmfare Award for Best Dialogue - 57th Filmfare Awards
  • Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor - 57th Filmfare Awards
  • Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie - 47th Filmfare Awards
  • Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut - 54th Filmfare Awards
  • Filmfare Award for Best Screenplay - 47th Filmfare Awards
  • National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi - Ritesh Sidhwani
  • IIFA Award for Best Supporting Actor - 13th IIFA Awards
  • Zee Cine Award for International Male Icon - Zee Cine Awards 2012
  • Star Guild Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - 7th Star Guild Award
  • Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in a Supporting Role - Zee Cine Awards 2012
Farhan Akhtar's Tracks
  • Rock On!!
  • Pichle Saat Dinon Mein
  • Pichle Saat Dinon Mein (live version)
  • Socha Hai
  • Tum Ho Toh
  • Toh Zinda Ho Tum
  • Sinbad the Sailor
  • Senorita
  • Señorita Remix
  • Yahaan Vahaan (reprise)
Films
  • Aditya Shroff Rock On!!
  • Vikram Jaisingh Luck by Chance
  • Karthik Narayan Karthik Calling Karthik
  • Dhruv Dhruv
  • Adi Contractor The Fakir of Venice
  • Imraan Qureshi You Don't Get Life a Second Time
  • Milkha Singh Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
  • Rock On!! 2 snehaparyani
  • Bombay Talkies Him/Herself
  • Dil Dhadakne Do erikbruno