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Writer Javed Akhtar's and Honey Irani's son 'Farhan Akhtar' is an extremely talented and creative and young director and has made a place for himself in very little time. He entered Bollywood at the age of 17, assisting directors and cinematographers. He dropped out of college and did various jobs like working for a TV production house and setting ... See full bio »
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Dil Chahta Hai
Don 2
Don 2 Producer
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
Rock On!!
Rock On!! Producer


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 2017 Raees (producer) (post-production)
 2017 PowerPlay (TV Series) (producer) (filming)
 2016 Rock On 2 (producer) (post-production)
 2016 Three Stories (producer)
 2016 Baar Baar Dekho (producer)
 2015 Bangistan (producer)
 2015 Dil Dhadakne Do (producer)
 2013 Fukrey (producer)
 2012 Talaash (producer)
 2011 Don 2 (producer)
 2011 Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (producer)
 2011/I Game (producer)
 2010 Karthik Calling Karthik (producer)
 2009 Luck by Chance (producer)
 2008 Rock On!! (producer)
 2007/II Positive (Short) (producer)
 2007 Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (producer)
 2006/I Don (producer)
 2004 Lakshya (producer)
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Show Show Music department (3 credits)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[on his suddenly isolating from the outer world during the shooting of Karthik Calling Karthik (2010) - June (2009)] It was the nature of the character I was playing. He's a guy lost in his world. So I was making an effort to isolate myself. Lately I've just been switching off from the world for the sake of my character. If you want to call it method acting, so be it. See more »


Farhan was ready with a powerful script for a film on the lines of a Hollywood war movie complete with a Hollywood cast. The film was titled Sid and was to have majority of the crew and cast member from the West. The script was ready and was supposedly a power packed action venture. The story is war-based, along the lines of Hollywood flick 300. Sid was to be directed by Farhan's best director ... See more »


His unique husky voice in his acting as well as singing See more »

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