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Farhan Akhtar Life Biography

Farhan Akhtar Life Biography – Farhan Akhtar (born 9 January 1974) is an Indian bollywood film director, screenwriter, actor, playback singer, producer, and television host. He began his career in Bollywood by working as an assistant director in Lamhe (1991) and Himalay Putra (1997).

This biography provides detailed information about his childhood, profile, career, Physical Stats, Personal Life, Relationships, Family, Favourite Things, Money Factor, Awards, Achievements, History, Wiki, Height, Weight, Son, Daughter, Age, Girlfriends, Children, Wife, Story and timeline.

Biography & Wiki

NicknameBulbul (by his nanny)
Profession(s)Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.)centimeters– 175 cm
meters– 1.75 m
feet inches– 5’ 9”
Weight (approx.)kilograms– 70 kg
pounds– 154 lbs
Body Measurements (approx.)Chest: 41 inches
Waist: 30 inches
Biceps: 14 inches
Eye ColourDark Brown


DebutFilm (Director): Dil Chahta Hai

Film (Actor): Rock On!!

Film (Producer): Don
Awards, Honours2002: 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

2002: Best Feature Film for Dil Chahta Hai

2009: Best Feature Film for Rock On!!

Personal Life

Date of Birth9 January 1974
Age (as in 2019)45 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra India
Zodiac signCapricorn
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh
SchoolManeckji Cooper School, Mumbai
College/UniversityH.R. College of Commerce and Economics
Educational QualificationHigh School
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
AddressSea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai – 400050
HobbiesCollecting Gadgets, Singing
Tattoo(s)On his right shoulder: dolphin/shark

Marital Status, Affairs, Boyfriends 

Marital StatusDivorced
Affairs/GirlfriendsAdhuna Bhabani (Hairstylist)
Shraddha Kapoor (Actress)

Shibani Dandekar (Actress, VJ)
Marriage DateYear– 2000


Wife/SpouseAdhuna Bhabani (2000 to 2016)
ChildrenDaughters: Shakya & Akira
ParentsFather– Javed Akhtar (Lyricist and Scriptwriter)
Mother– Honey Irani (Actress & screenwriter, Farhan’s mother by birth), Shabana Azmi (Stepmother)

SiblingsSister– Zoya Akhtar 


Favourite Food(s)The classic Mumbai Vada Pao, Kebabs, Mutton Biryani
Favourite Actor(s)Bollywood: Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor
Hollywood: Robert Di Nero, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott
Favourite DirectorAlfred Hitchcock
Favourite ActressPreity Zinta
Favourite FilmThe Wizard of Oz (1939)
Favourite SportsFootball, Tennis
Favourite GenreAction


Salary (approx.)₹11 crore/film
Net Worth (approx.)₹145 Crores ($22 Million)

Farhan Akhtar Life Biography – Known Facts About Farhan Akhtar

  • Does Farhan Akhtar smoke?: No (Quit)
  • Does Farhan Akhtar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • He was dismissed from HR College in the second year of his Commerce degree.
  • 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.
  • He worked as an assistant director in films such as Lamhe and Himalay Putra.
  • In spite of watching ‘Sholay’ 50 times, he didn’t find it perfect and said that ‘Deewar’ was much better than that.
  • He was very young when his parents got separated and his father, Javed Akhtar, married actress Shabana Azmi in 1984.
  • He has Katsaridaphobia, i.e. fear of cockroaches and he dreams of overcoming it one day.
  • Farhan was the first choice for the film Rang De Basanti, but later it went to Aamir Khan.
  • Farhan wrote “Dil Chahta Hai” when his mother gave him an ultimatum that she will throw him out of the house if he didn’t do anything with his life.
  • In 2002, he appeared as one of the nine judges in Femina Miss India, a famous beauty pageant.
  • When he first met Milkha Singh during the research of his biopic, Milka challenged him for a race.
  • Famous personalities- Farah Khan and Sajid Khan are his cousins.
  • He is the ambassador of UN Women’s Goodwill.

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Contact AddressSea Spring Banglow no. 1, B.J.Road, Band Stand, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Phone Number+91-9611646262
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