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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)
 2018 Made in Heaven (TV Series) (producer - 2017) (post-production)
 2018 Mirzapur (TV Series) (producer) (post-production)
 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 Look Again and Again (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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Height:

5' 9" (1.75 m)
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Personal Quote:

[Spoken in his 30th Jan 2009 Luck by Chance (2009) special episode of Oye! It's Friday! (2008), when asked, why all of his movies have some portions shot in Goa, India] Yeah that's true. I don't know what the connection is but as friends we all used to make a lot of trips there and then there's a totally free sort of atmosphere there, you can think very clearly. And whenever I go to Goa, even now... 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 »

Trademark:

Frequently casts the actor Boman Irani in his produced and directed films (e.g. Lakshya (2004), Don (2006), Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007), Positive (2007) and cameo in Luck by Chance (2009)) See more »

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Capricorn

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