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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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 2016 Raees (producer) (filming)
 2016 Three Stories (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 Writer (9 credits)
Show Show Director (5 credits)
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Show Show Self (8 credits)
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5' 9" (1.75 m)

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[Feb. 2009 - on being asked if he'll act some time in a movie directed by himself] No. I don't intend on directing myself in a movie. At least not in a near future. See more »


Endorses German watch brand - A Lange. See more »


His movies frequently have some sequences shot in Goa, India. Until 2009, almost every movie that he has directed and/or produced has had some parts shot there e.g. - Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Don (2006), Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), Rock On!! (2008), Luck by Chance (2009). See more »

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