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Farhan Akhtar Profile, Age, Peak, Circle of relatives, Affairs, Wiki, Biography & Extra

Farhan Akhtar was born January 9, 1974 is an Indian film actor, director, screenwriter, play singer, producer and television host. Born in Mumbai to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, he grew up influenced by the Hindi film industry. He started his career in Bollywood working as an assistant director in Lamhe (1991) and Himalay Putra (1997).

Akhtar, after setting up a production company named Excel Entertainment with Ritesh Sidhwani in 1999, 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 success (2006). He made a short film called Positive (2007), to raise awareness of HIV-AIDS.

Although he first started his acting career with The Fakir of Venice, his official debut was with Rock On !! (2008), for which he won a second national award for Best Hindi Feature Film as a producer, and engaged in further experimentation before writing the screenplay (dialogues), produced and acted for success critic and commercial Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)), which won him four Filmfare Awards.

He married Adhuna Bhabani in 2000, after being in a relationship with her for 3 years. They first met while filming her directorial debut Dil Chahta Hai in 2001, which also marked Adhuna’s debut as a Bollywood hairdresser. The couple have two daughters named Shakya and Akira. On January 21, 2016, the couple officially announced their separation after 16 years of marriage.

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

Farhan Akhtar Biodata and Biography


Farhan Akhtar





Date Of Birth

9 January 1974


47 Years (as in 2021)

Profession / Occupation

Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer (Hindi)

Mother Tongue







Not Known

Zodiac Sign


Height / Weight

5′ 9” / 70kg

First Movie

Rock On!! (2008, Hindi)

First Debut

Director: Dil Chahta Hai (2001, Hindi)
Don (2006, Hindi)
Bride and Prejudice (2004, Hindi)
Playback Singer:
Rock On (2008, Hindi)

Money Factor

10 crore/TV show season, Net Worth: Rs.140 Crore ($22 million)

Farhan Akhtar Family and Relatives


Javed Akhtar (Lyricist and Scriptwriter)


Honey Irani (Actress & Screenwriter), Shabana Azmi (Stepmother)




Zoya Akhtar (Director & Screenwriter)

Marital Status



Adhuna Bhabani (m.2000-div.2016)


Shakya & Akira

Sons None
Uncle Not Known
Aunties Not Known
Grandfather Not Known
Grandmother Not Known
Girlfriends/ Affairs Adhuna Bhabani (Hairstylist)
Shraddha Kapoor (Actress)
Shibani Dandekar (Actress, VJ)

Farhan Akhtar Height, Weight and Body Measurements

Height in Centimetres

175 cm

Height in Meters

1.75 m

Height in Feet Inches

5′ 9”



Body Measurement


Chest Size

41 inches

Waist Size

30 inches

Biceps Size

12 inches

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour


Farhan Akhtar Favorites

Favorite Colour

Not Known

Favorite Actor

Bollywood: Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand
Hollywood: Robert Di Nero, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Woody Allen, Billy Wilder

Favorite Actress

Preity Zinta
Favorite Food Homemade food, Vada Pao, Kebabs, Mutton Biryani
Hobbies Collecting Gadgets, Singing
Favorite Director Alfred Hitchcock
Favorite Song Not Known
Favorite Movies The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Favorite Genre Action
Favorite Restaurant Not Known
Favorite Sports Football, Tennis
Favorite Destination Not Known
Favorite Car Collections Range Rover Red Edition, M350 CDI SUV, Porsche Cayman, Honda CRV

Farhan Akhtar Education School and Colleges

Education Qualification

Graduate Discontinue


Maneckji Cooper School, Mumbai

College / University

H.R. College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai


Not Known

Farhan Akhtar Residence and Contact Address

Birth Place

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Home Town

Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Present Residence

Bandstand, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

House Address

Sea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai, Maharashtra

Phone No / Mobile No

Not Known

Email ID

Not Known


Not Known

Farhan Akhtar Awards, Honours, Achievements

National Film Award

2002: Best Feature Film in Hindi for Dil Chahta Hai
2009: Best Feature Film in Hindi for Rock On!!

Filmfare Awards

2002: 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 Awards

2002: 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 Awards

2002: 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 Awards

2002: 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 Awards

2012: 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 Festival

2007: Best Asian Movie for Don

Stardust Awards

2009: Superstar of Tomorrow – Male for Rock On!!

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