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Farhan Akhtar is an Indian Film Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Producer, and Television host describing in one word that he is Multistar. Farhan Akhtar’s approx Net Worth is $22 Million (approx 164 Crore INR Rupees). Farhan Akhtar was born on 9th January 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra India, and his real age is 47 years as of 2021. Farhan Akhtar is the son of renowned Indian lyricist/poet Javed Akhtar and screenplay and story writer Honey Irani. He is the brother of Zoya Akhtar, cousin of Kabir Akhtar, and grandson of Jan Nissar Akhtar.

Farhan Akhtar started his career in Bollywood working as an assistant director in Lamhe (1991) and Himalay Putra (1997).

In the year 1999, Akhtar, set up a production company named Excel Entertainment with Ritesh Sidhwani, and made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai (2001) and received critical acclaim for portraying modern youth. The film also won a National Award for which he wrote the lyrics. He went on to make Don’s commercial a success (2006). He made a short film called Positive (2007), to raise awareness of HIV-AIDS. Javed Akhtar made his Hollywood debut through the soundtrack of Bride and Prejudice (2004). Akhtar’s official screen debut cam with Abhishek Kapoor’s musical drama Rocks On!! (2008) for which he won a second National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi as producer.

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Farhan Akhtar Wiki

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Full NameFarhan Akhtar
NicknameBulbul (by his nanny)
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer
Birthday (DOB)9 January 1974
Age47 Years (as in 2021)
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra India
HomeTownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh (Settled in Mumbai)
Zodiac SignCapricorn
Education/ QualificationHigh School
SchoolManeckji Cooper School, Mumbai
University/CollegeH.R. College of Commerce and Economics (he was dismissed from the college in the 2nd year due to attendance shortage)
AddressSea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai – 400050
HobbiesCollecting Gadgets, Singing
Last UpdatedJuly 2021

Farhan Akhtar Early Life

Farhan Akhtar with Hrithik Roshan

Farhan Akhtar was born on 9th January 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra India to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani in Bombay (present-day Mumbai). Farhan’s parents divorced during his early days and his father married Shabana Azmi in 1984. Akhtar grew up in an agnostic environment along with his sister Zoya and father Javed Akhtar; he does not believe in any religion. Akhtar is of Zoroastrian Irani origin, from his mother’s side. His sister is writer-director Zoya Akhtar. Farhan Akhtar’s grandfather was a famous Urdu poet Jan Nisar Akhtar and he is a great-grandson of poet Muztar Khairabadi. Farhan is also the cousin of Farah Khan and Sajid Khan.

Farhan studied at Maneckji Cooper school in Mumbai and went on to study for a law degree from the HR College, also in Mumbai but he was dismissed from the college in the 2nd year due to attendance shortage.

Farhan Akhtar and Adhuna Bhabai

Farhan Akhtar married Adhuna Bhabani in the year 2000 after being in a relationship with her for 3 years. Farhan and Adhuna first met during the filming of Dil Chahta Hai, which also marked Adhuna’s debut as a Bollywood hairstylist. The couple has two daughters named Shakya and Akira. On 21 January 2016, the couple officially announced their separation after 16 years of marriage.

Akhtar has been in a relationship with VJ Shibani Dandekar since 2018.

Farhan Akhtar Career

Farhan Akhtar at the age of 17 worked as a Film distributor for Director Yash Raj Chopra and spent 3 years in an advertisement production house in 1991.

Farhan Akhtar Bhaag Milkha Bhaag Movie

Later he becomes an assistant and worked in some films like Lame and Himalaya Putra in 1997.

In the year 1999, AFrhan started a Production company named Excel Entertainment along with Ritesh Sidhwani an Indian Film Producer.

Farhan Akhtar made his writing and directorial debut with the film Dil Chahta hai in the year 2001produced by Excel production his own production company with Ritesh Sidhwani(1999) and, he won the National Award for this film.

In the year 2004, Farhan’s next film was Lakhsya (2004) and, in the same year, Farhan with his sister Zoya Akhtar wrote the English lyrics of Gurinder Chadha’s Hollywood film Bride and Prejudice (2004) which was recommended by his Father and Anu Malik composed the music for this film.

Farhan Akhtar produced Movie Don starring Shah Rukh Khan

In 2006, Farhan directed, wrote, and produced the Film Don starring Shah Rukh Khan a remake of the 1978 film Don starring Amitabh Bachchan. The film was released on 20 October 2006 and was declared a “hit” at the box office, grossing around ₹1.05 billion (equivalent to ₹2.7 billion or US$38 million in 2019) worldwide.

In 2007, Farhan produced the film Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd and also directed a film “Positive” produced by Shernaz Italia and Frenzy Kodaiji, starring Boman Irani and Shabana Azmi. It was a short film of about 12 minutes dealing with the family’s attitude towards a person suffering from HIV-AIDS. The short film aimed was to create awareness about the problem.

In 2008, Farhan Akhtar made his solo acting and singing debut in a musical film titled Rock On!!

In 2011, Farhan’s first project was the Drama Thriller film Game. Later that year Farhan wrote, directed, and produced Don 2 a sequel to his film Don (2006). The film was a major success in India and went on to become the year’s highest-grossing Bollywood production abroad with a worldwide gross of ₹2.1 Billion (equivalent to ₹3.2 billion or US$45 million in 2019).

Later Farhan Akhtar produced many movies – Fukrey (2013), Bangistan (2015), Baar Baar Dekho(2016), Raees and Fukrey Returns(2017), The Sky is Pink(2019) co-starring Priyanka Chopra.

Farhan Akhtar Toofan Boxing Look
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Farhan Akhtar received Training and Boxing for his latest upcoming movie release Toofan a sports drama that will premiere on 16 July 2021 on the OTT Platform Amazon Prime Video.

Farhan Akhtar Toofan Movie Trailer

Farhan Akhtar Family

Father Javed Akhtar (Lyricist and Scriptwriter)
MotherHoney Irani (Actress & screenwriter, Farhan’s mother by birth), 
Shabana Azmi (Stepmother)
SiblingsBrother– None
Sister– Zoya Akhtar (Elder, Director & Screenwriter
Marital StatusDivorced
Marriage DateYear– 2000
Wife/SpouseAdhuna Bhabani (m.2000-div.2016)
ChildrenSon: None
Daughters: Shakya & Akira

Farhan Akhtar Relationship/Girlfriend

Farhan Akhtar’s Affairs

Adhuna Bhabani (Hairstylist)

Farhan Akhtar with Adhuna Bhabani

Shraddha Kapoor (Actress)

Farhan Akhtar with Shraddha Kapoor

Shibani Dandekar (Actress, VJ)

Farhan Akhtar and Shibani Dandekar

Farhan Akhtar Physical Appearance

Heightin centimeters-175 cm
in meters-1.75 m
in feet & inches-5’ 9”
Weight70 Kg – in Kilograms
154 lbs – in Pounds
Body MeasurementsChest: 41 inches
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Hair Colour Black
Eye ColourDark Brown

Farhan Akhtar Net Worth & Salary

Salary (approx.)₹10-15 crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)₹164Crores ($22 Million)

Farhan Akhtar Awards, Honours and Achievements

Farhan Akhtar National Award (2002)
National Film Award2002: Best Feature Film in Hindi for Dil Chahta Hai
2009: Best Feature Film in Hindi for Rock On!!
Filmfare Awards2002: Critics Award for Best Movie, Best Screenplay for Dil Chahta Hai
2009: Best Male Debut for Rock On!!
2012: Best Supporting Actor for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2014: Best Actor for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
IIFA Awards2002: Best Screenplay for Kya Kehna
2002: Best Screenplay for Dil Chahta Hai
2009: Star Debut of the Year – Male for Rock On!!
2012: Best Film & Best Supporting Actor for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2014: Best Actor for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Screen Awards2002: Best Dialogue for Dil Chahta Hai
2009: Most Promising Newcomer – Male for Rock On!!
2012: Best Dialogue for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2014: Best Actor for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Zee Cine Awards2002: Best Story for Dil Chahta Hai
2012: Best Supporting Actor for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2014: Best Actor Male- Jury for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Producers Guild Film Awards2012: Best Film & Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2014: Best Actor In A Leading Role for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
Neuchatel International Fantastic Film Festival2007: Best Asian Movie for Don
Stardust Awards2009: Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Rock On!!

Farhan Akhtar Car Collection

1. Porsche Cayman 718 GTS [Price – Approx Rs 1.5 Crore]

Toofan Star Farhan’s Car Porsche Cayman 718 GTs

2. Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT [Price – Approx Rs 1.14 Crore]

Farhan Akhtar new car Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

3. BMW 530D [Price – Approx Rs 63 Lakh]

Farhan Akhtar BMW 530D car

4. Mercedes Benz ML350 CDI [Price – Approx Rs 68 Lakh]

Farhan Akhtar’s Mercedes Benz M class

5. Mercedes GLS 350D [Price – Approx Rs 1.5 Crore]

Farhan Akhtar Mercedes GLS 350D

6. Land Rover Range Rover [Price – Approx Rs 54 Lakh]

Farhan Akhtar Range Rover

Farhan Akhtar Favourite & Beloved things

FoodVada Pao, Biryani, Chicken Roll Munch, Jalebi, Hot Chocolate Fudge and Barfi, Kebabs
Actor Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand
Actress Priety Zinta, Deepika Padukone
Hollywood ActorsRobert Di Nero, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Billy Wilder
FilmsAgneepath, Andaz Apna Apna, Sholay,  
CricketerVirat Kohli
PerfumeWhite Musk
SportsFootball, Tennis
DirectorZoya Akhtar, Alfred Hitchcock
Holiday & Festivity Destination(s) Dubai, New York, Goa
Color & Dye(s)White and Black

Farhan Akhtar Residence and Contact Address

Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Home TownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
Present ResidenceBandstand, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
House AddressSea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai, Maharashtra
Phone No / Mobile NoNot Known
Email IDNot Known
WebsiteNot Known

Farhan Akhtar Social Media

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Interesting Facts about Farhan Akhtar

  • He belongs to a family of poets and writers; like his grandfather, Jan Nisar Akhtar was an Urdu poet, who was the great-grandson of the poet Muztar Khairabadi.
  • Since his childhood, he has that bug of acting in himself, as he used to roam around in the house with a toy gun thinking that villains are there.
  • Once, he was dismissed from HR College in the second year of his Commerce degree.
  • In his teens, he worked as a film distributor for Yash Raj Films and then he worked for 3 years at Script Shop under the team of advertisement production.
  • Farhan was the first choice for the film Rang De Basanti, but later it went to Aamir Khan.
  • In 2002, he appeared as one of the nine judges in Femina Miss India, a famous beauty pageant.
  • After he solved Rubik’s cube for his movie Karthik Calling Karthik, he became so passionate and addicted towards it that he used to solve it everywhere in parties, shoots, meetings, and get-togethers.
Farhan Akhtar with Milkha Singh
  • When he first met Milkha Singh during the research of his biopic, Milka challenged him for a race. He did rigorous training of 18 months to get into Milkha’s character in the movie.
  • Famous personalities- Farah Khan and Sajid Khan are his cousins.
  • He is the ambassador of UN Women’s Goodwill.

FAQ’s About Farhan Akhtar

Q1. Who is Farhan Akhtar?

Ans- Farhan Akhtar is an Indian Film Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Playback Singer, Producer, and Television host describing in one word that he is Multistar.

Q2. Who is Farhan Akhtar’s Wife?

Ans-Adhuna Bhabani, but On 21 January 2016, the couple officially announced their separation after 16 years of marriage.

Q3. Is farhan Akhtar Movie Toofan a biopic?

Ans- No, Toofan is a fictional sports drama about a boxer.

Q4. What is the net worth of Farhan Akhtar?

Ans- Approx $22 Million in India Rupees 164 Crore.

Q; Who is Farhan Akhtar’s wife in Toofan Movie?

Ans- Gauri Phulka as Myra Ali aka Tuk-Tuk, plays the role of Aziz’s daughter.