Actor , Director, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Producer, Television Host
Farhan Akhtar is a 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 Hindi film industry. He began his Bollywood career as an assistant director in film Lamhe (1991) and Himalay Putra (1997). He made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai (2001) under his production company Excel Entertainment. The film won a National award. H also wrote lyrics for Hollywood film Bride and Prejudice (2004). Akhtar started his acting career with Rock On!! (2008), for which he won a second National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi as producer. His film Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011) won him two Filmfare Awards, including Best Supporting Actor. In 2013, he portrayed Milkha Singh in film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, earning him the Filmfare Award for Best Actor. His other successful film includes - Don (2006), short-film Positive (2007), Don 2 (2011), Wazir (2016), Dil Dhadakne Do (2016) and Rock On 2 (2016).
Hindi | 16 July 2021
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Paresh Rawal, Mrunal Thakur, Vijay Raaz.
Hindi | 11 November 2016
Cast: Arjun Rampal, Farhan Akhtar, Shraddha Kapoor, Purab Kohli, Prachi Desai, Shashank Arora.
Hindi | 05 July 2015
Cast: Ranveer Singh, Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Shefali Shah, Farhan Akhtar, Anushka Sharma, Parmeet Sethi, Rahul Bose, Zarina Wahab, Aamir Khan.
Hindi | 28 February 2014
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Vidya Balan, Ram Kapoor, Vir Das.
Hindi | 12 July 2013
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Sonam K Ahuja, Pawan Malhotra, Prakash Raj, Divya Dutta.
Hindi | 15 July 2011
Cast: Hrithik Roshan, Abhay Deol, Farhan Akhtar, Katrina Kaif, Kalki Koechlin, Naseeruddin Shah, Adriana Cabrol, Deepti Naval, Suhel Seth.
Hindi | 26 February 2010
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Vipin Sharma.
Hindi | 30 January 2009
Cast: Farhan Akhtar, Konkona Sen Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chawla, Hrithik Roshan, Isha Sharvani.
OTT Release Confirmed for 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan.'
Published On: 28 November 2023
The movie, starring Siddhant Chaturvedi, Ananya Panday, and Adarsh Gourav, explores the lives of three friends in their mid-20s navigating the challenges of the digital age and social media in Mumbai.... Read more
Jee Le Zara: Now its time for Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt to go for a road trip in a farhan akhtar film
Published On: 10 August 2021
Farhan Akhtar after a long hiatus wears the director's hat again. The actor has announced his next directorial venture Jee le Zarra a slice of the life road trip and this time with the girls starring Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Katrina Kaif and Alia Bhatt.... Read more
Toofan Movie Review: Rakesh Omprakash Mehra's film is a typical cliche sports drama, Farhan Akhtar gives an honest performance
Published On: 16 July 2021
Toofan lacks a soul because Rakesh takes all the Bollywood cliches of a sports drama and makes a typical underdog story that doesn't have anything new to offer.... Read more
Toofan Trailer: Farhan Akhtar starrer film is about an ex-boxer who have a past
Published On: 30 June 2021
Farhan Akhtar plays a shamed fighter set to get back to the ring following a five-year boycott. Mrunal Thakur and Paresh Rawal likewise star in the movie, coordinated by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra. The film is releasing on July 16th on Amazon prime Video.... Read more
Angry Young Men: Salman Khan Zoya Akhtar, Farhan Akhtar,to make documentary on Salim-Javed
Published On: 16 June 2021
One of the iconic screenwriters of Hindi Cinema Salim-Javed's documentary to be created by Salman Khan, Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar.... Read more
Toofan Teaser: Farhan Akhtar's journey from Goon to National Level Boxer
Published On: 12 March 2021
The film is directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra of Rang De Basanti and Bhaag Milkha Bhaag. The film is slated to release on May 21st on Amazon prime Video.... Read more
Farhan Akhtar starrer to premiere on Amazon Prime Video, release date announced
Published On: 10 March 2021
Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the sports drama will premiere directly on Amazon Prime Video on May 21. The teaser of the film will be out on March 12th.... Read more
Yudhra teaser: Farhan Akhtar and Malavika Mohana starrer is an action flick
Published On: 15 February 2021
The film is produced by Farhan Akhtar's production house Excel Entertainment. the film is also co-written by Farhan Akhtar.... Read more