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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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29 wins & 24 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

Filmography

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 2019 Made in Heaven (TV Series) (executive producer - 9 episodes)
- The Great Escape (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Something Old, Something New (2019) ... (executive producer)
- A Royal Affair (2019) ... (executive producer)
- Pride and Bridezilla (2019) ... (executive producer)
- A Marriage of Convenience (2019) ... (executive producer)
 2019 Gully Boy (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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Height:

5' 7" (1.7 m)
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[(February 2009) On the title sequence of his sister's film Luck by Chance (2009), which presents very humanely the crew working behind the scenes in films] At the end of the day when you are working, that's the truth of it. I mean glamour is something that comes from adulation by people who idolize their stars from watching their movies. That adds to glamour. But when you are working, today ... See more »

Trivia:

Son of renowned Indian lyricist/poet Javed Akhtar and screenplay and story writer Honey Irani. Brother of Zoya Akhtar, cousin of Kabir Akhtar, and grandson of Jan Nissar Akhtar. See more »

Trademark:

His every movie features one duet song, through the lyrics of which the lead characters are conversing or debating over something (e.g. the song 'Jaane Kyun' in Dil Chahta Hai (2001), 'Agar Main Kahoon' in Lakshya (2004) and 'Aaj ki Raat' in Don (2006)) See more »

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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