Farhan Akhtar

Born in January 10th, 1974

From Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Farhan Akhtar Biography

Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer 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 career in Bollywood by working as an assistant director in Lamhe (1991) and Himalay Putra (1997). 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 went on to make the commercially successful Don (2006). He directed a short film titled Positive (2007), to spread awareness on HIV-AIDS.

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Farhan Akhtar Movies

Kho Gaye Hum Kahan Poster
December 26, 2023
The Archies Poster
December 7, 2023
Friday Night Plan Poster
September 1, 2023
Toofaan Poster
July 16, 2021
Raees Poster
January 25, 2017
Wazir Poster
January 8, 2016
Dil Dhadakne Do Poster
June 5, 2015
Talaash Poster
November 30, 2012

Farhan Akhtar TV Shows

Ms. Marvel Poster
June 8, 2022
Mirzapur Poster
November 15, 2018
The Kapil Sharma Show Poster
April 23, 2016
Koffee with Karan Poster
November 19, 2004
Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai Poster
March 22, 2002
BFFs with Vogue Poster
September 25, 2016

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