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Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host, who works primarily in Bollywood. 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). Farhan made his directorial debut in Hindi cinema with the 2001 hit, Dil Chahta Hai (2001), which starred Aamir Khan.

Farhan Akhtar


  • Name: Farhan Akhtar
  • Other name:
  • Born: 9 January 1974
  • Star Sign: Capricorn
  • Birth Place: Mumbai, India
  • Height: 5 feet 9 inches
  • Education: Maneckji Cooper school, HR College
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Playback-Singer, Musician, Lyricist, Screenwriter, TV Host
  • Citizenship: Indian
  • Language: Hindi


  • Wife: Adhuna Bhabani Akhtar
  • Father: Javed Akhtar
  • Mather: Honey Irania
  • Sister: Zoya Akhtar
  • Kids: Shakya Akhtar, Akira Akhtar

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