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Farhan Akhtar (I)


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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(2011)
(2001)
Don Producer
(2006)
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Milkha Singh
(2013)

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 2019 Gully Boy (producer) (pre-production)
 2019 Made in Heaven (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes) (post-production)
- Episode #1.9 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.6 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.7 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.8 (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Episode #1.5 (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Mirzapur (TV Series) (producer - 9 episodes)
- Barfi (2018) ... (producer)
- Bhaukal (2018) ... (producer)
- Virginity (2018) ... (producer)
- Wafadar (2018) ... (producer)
- Gooda (2018) ... (producer)
 2018/I Gold (producer)
 2018 3 Storeys (producer)
 2017 Fukrey Returns (producer)
 2017 Inside Edge (TV Series) (producer)
 2017 Raees (producer)
 2016 Rock On 2 (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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5' 7" (1.7 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 »

Trivia:

Farhan did something very unconventional in Bollywood by singing all his songs himself for the movie Rock On!! (2008) as the movie featured him as a rockstar. Before this movie a very few other actors have done something similar but just for one song and that too experimentally, but Farhan by using his own voice corrected an age-old error which had become a norm of Hindi movies, i.e. the voice of... See more »

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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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