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Jan 26, 2013

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photos

Farhan Akhtar (born 9 January 1974) is an Indian 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 film industry. After completing his schooling in Maneckji Cooper school, he studied a degree of commerce in HR College, Mumbai, before dropping out, and began his career in films by working as an assistant director in Lamhe (1991) and Himalay Putra (1997).

Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar was born on 9 January 1974 in Mumbai to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani. Farhan Akhtar's elder sister is writer–director Zoya Akhtar. His parents divorced during his early days, and his father married Shabana Azmi in 1984.

Farhan Akhtar is the grandson of Jan Nisar Akhtar, the cousin of Farah Khan and Sajid Khan. He did his schooling in Maneckji Cooper school in Mumbai and went on to study a commerce degree in the HR College, also in Mumbai, during which he was dismissed from the institution in his second year due to lack of attendance. He married Adhuna Bhabani in 2000 after being in a relationship with her for 3 years. The couple have two children named Shakya and Akira.

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Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo with Father Javed Akhtar, Mother Honey Irani & Elder Sister Zoya Akhtar

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo with Mother Honey Irani & Elder Sister Zoya Akhtar

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo with Elder Sister Zoya Akhtar

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo with Father Javed Akhtar, Mother Honey Irani & Elder Sister Zoya Akhtar

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo

Bollywood Director / Actor / Screenwriter Farhan Akhtar Childhood Photo with Father Javed Akhtar & Elder Sister Zoya Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar worked as an apprentice in cinematography and direction for Yash Chopra's Lamhe (1991) when he was 17 years old and later shifted to an advertisement production house named 'Script Shop' to spend an approximate 3 years there. He also assisted Pankaj Parashar as a director in Himalay Putra (1997) before launching himself into direction and writing.

Farhan Akhtar, after establishing a production company named Excel Entertainment along with Ritesh Sidhwani, made his directorial debut with Dil Chahta Hai (2001) and received critical acclaim for portraying modern youth. The film also won a National award. Following it, he made Lakshya (2004) and had his Hollywood debut through the soundtrack of Bride and Prejudice (2004), for which he wrote the lyrics. He had his first commercial success with Don (2006), though failing to receive critical acclaim for it. He directed a documentary titled Positive (2007) to spread awareness on HIV-AIDS.

He started his acting career with Rock on!! (2008), for which he won a second National Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi as producer, and indulged in further experimentation before he acted in, produced and wrote the dialogues for the critical and commercial success Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011), which also won two National awards. In the same year, he directed a sequel to Don titled Don 2 (2011), which remains as his highest-grossing film till date. At present, he has been signed in for sports biopic film Bhaag Milkha Bhaag to portray Milkha Singh, an athlete. Off-films, he has conducted TV shows, appeared as a judge in beauty pageants and endorsed brands.
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