Farhan Akhtar Age, Height, Weight, Lifestyle, Filmography, Awards, Biography, Personal Stats

By Itishree Pattanaik

May 26, 2018  Updated On : Aug 1, 2018

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:


Born on 9 January1974, Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, playback singer and television host. He is amongst the most famous actors in Bollywood.


Name

Farhan Akhtar

Nickname

Farhan

Profession

Actor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer

Age

44 years

Date of Birth

9 January 1974

Birthplace

Mumbai, Maharashtra India

Nationality

Indian

Zodiac sign

Capricorn

Signature

Not Found

School

Maneckji Cooper School, Mumbai

College

H.R. College of Commerce and Economics (he was dismissed from the college in the 2nd year due to attendance shortage)

Education

High School

HEIGHT, WEIGHT, AND BODY/FIGURE MEASUREMENTS:


Farhan Akhtar’s height is 5 feet and 9 inches and his weight is 68 kg.


Height

In Centimeters-175 cm

In meters-1.75 m

In Inches-5’ 9”

Weight

In Kilograms-68 kg

In Pounds-149 lbs

Body Measurements

Chest Size-41 Inches

Waist Size-30 Inches

Biceps Size-14 Inches

Shoe Size

10 Inches

Eye Colour

Dark Brown

Hair Colour

Black

MOVIE STATS:


The actor made his official debut was with Rock On!! (2008), for which he won a second National Award. After which he was cast in some of the most amazing movies including Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Wazir, etc.


Debut Film

Film (Director): Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Film (Actor): Rock On!! (2008)

Film (Producer): Don (2006)

Highest Grossing

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2015)-109 Crores

Most popularly Paired With

Shraddha Kapoor

Biggest Hit

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2015)-90 Crores

Biggest Flop

Rock On 2 (2016) -12 Crores

Popular Characters Played by

Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Imran Habib in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Brand Endorsements

Omron, Titan Xylys, Intex Aqua Yepme.com, Dulux Paints IndusInd Bank, Ford Figo Aspire Code by Lifestyle, Park Avenue DEOS,Askmebazaar.com, Hindustan Unilever UN Women’s Goodwill for South Asia, German watch brand A Lange & Sohne, M.A.R.D. (Men against Rape and Discrimination)

SOCIAL LIFE, FAMILY, PETS, AND HUMANITARIAN WORK:


Farhan Akhtar was born to Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, who are screenwriters, in Mumbai. His sister Zoya Akhtar is also a writer and director.

Parents

Father- Javed Akhtar (lyricist and scriptwriter)

Mother- Honey Irani (Actress & screenwriter, Farhan`s mother by birth), Shabana Azmi (stepmother)

Brother

N/A

Sister

Sister-Zoya Akhtar (elder, director & screenwriter)

Relatives

Farah Khan

Sajid Khan (Cousin)

Friends

Hrithik Roshan

Ritesh Sidhwani

Shah Rukh Khan

Karan Johar

Charity and associations

Farhan Akhtar to donate Rs 15 lakh to charity

PERSONAL STATS:

Religion

Atheist

Address

Sea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai - 400050

Hobbies

Collecting Gadgets, Singing

LIFESTYLE:


The actor lives in Mumbai and owns a Range Rover Red Edition and an M350 CDI SUV. He has two pet dog named Bonnie and Belle.


House

Sea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai - 400050

Cars and bikes

Range Rover Red Edition, M350 CDI SUV

Pets

Bonnie and Belle (Dog)

FAVOURITE THINGS:

Favourite food and cuisine

Homemade food, The classic Mumbai vada pav

Favourite beverage

N/A

Favourite actors

Guru Dutt

               

Bimal Roy

Raj Kapoor

               

Vijay Anand

Favourite actresses

Preity Zinta

Favourite films

The Wizard of Oz (1939)       

Favourite song

Socha Hai from Rock On

Favourite singer

Kishore Kumar

       

Sunidhi Chauhan

Favourite musician

N/A

Favourite colours

N/A

Favourite sports

Football, Tennis

Favourite perfume

N/A

Favourite sportsman

N/A

Favourite book

N/A


Favourite co-stars

Shraddha Kapoor

Favourite hotel

N/A

Favourite holiday destination

N/A

Favourite designer

Shahab Durazi and Raghavendra Rathore

Favourite vehicle

BMW

Favourite brand

N/A

WEALTH:


According to reports, the actor has a net worth of $15 million and charges around 15 crores for every movie.


Net worth

$15 million

Salary

15 crore/film (INR)

RELATIONSHIPS:

Marital Relationships

Separated - Adhuna Bhabani

Past relationship

Adhuna Bhabani (Hairstylist)

Extramarital

N/A

Children

Daughter: Shakya & Akira

5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:

1. Farhan is not a graduate as he was dismissed in the second year of his Commerce degree from HR College.

2. Farhan helplessly wrote for the movie ‘Dil Chahta Hai‘ when his mother was about to throw him out of the house if he didn’t do anything with his life.

3. After his parents` divorce, his father Javed Akhtar married actress Shabana Azmi in 1984 when he was around 10 years old.

4. He believes that friends are the most important part of one’s life, because of which most of the films are focused on friendship.

5. Farhan and his ex-wife Adhuna, who is seven years elder to him, dated for 3 years before getting married in 2000.

5 FAMOUS QUOTES:

1. Every time I look into the mirror, I want to see a man whose mother, sister, wife, and daughter are proud to call their own.

2. I am a boring looking guy with a common face, ugly scars, and a toothy smile.

3. Be the catalyst for change. Empowering women, empowering humanity

4. A corrupt society is terrible for humanity and great for business.

5. Hrithik is the go-to guy for queries related to diet. He is great with expressions and is funny in real life. I wonder why someone hasn`t cast him in a comic role yet.

5 MOST POPULAR DIALOGUES:

1. Ek fool hi shaadi ko foolproof banane ki sooch sakta hai - Shaadi Ke Side Effects

2. Insaan ka kartavya hota hai koshish karna ... kaamyabi nakaamyabi sab uske haath mein hai - Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

3. Tumhari awaaz bahut khoobsurat hai ... aur tumhare suron mein tumhari andar ki awaaz sunai deti hai - Rock On 2

4. Baby ki zimmedari uthana toh door ... main toh baby ko hi nahi utha pa raha tha - Shaadi Ke Side Effects

5. Apne raaste par chalte raho, chalte raho ... dheere dheere sari duniya tumhare raaste par aa jayegi - Luck By Chance

CONTROVERSIES:

Farhan Akhtar even spoke up on the controversies which were being faced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali for ‘Padmaavat’.

DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:


Farhan’s workout plan normally includes jogging, Mix of cardio and weight training.


Work out type

Jogging, Mix of cardio and weight training

Diet type

Non-Vegetarian, Mixed Diet

PERSONAL HABITS:

Smokes or not

No

Illness

Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCDs)

Other Businesses

Owner Of Excel Entertainment

AWARDS:

Year

Film

Award

Category

2002

Dil Chahta Hai

National Film Awards

Best Feature Film in Hindi

Filmfare Awards

Critics Award for Best Movie

Best Screenplay

International Indian Film Academy Awards

Best Screenplay

2009

Rock On!!

National Film Awards

Best Feature Film in Hindi

Filmfare Awards

Best Male Debut

International Indian Film Academy Awards

Star Debut of the Year – Male

Stardust Awards

Superstar of Tomorrow – Male

Screen Awards

Most Promising Newcomer – Male

2012

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

Filmfare Awards

Best Film

Critics Award for Best Movie

Best Supporting Actor

Best Dialogue

Screen Awards

Best Dialogue

Asian Film Awards

Best Film

Zee Cine Awards

Best Supporting Actor

International Indian Film Academy Awards

Best Supporting Actor

Producers Guild Film Awards

Best Film

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

International Indian Film Academy Awards

Best Film

Best Supporting Actor

2014

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

Screen Awards

Screen Award for Best Actor

Producers Guild Film Awards

Best Actor In A Leading Role

Filmfare Awards

Best Actor

International Indian Film Academy Awards

IIFA Award for Best Actor

Zee Cine Awards

Best Actor Male- Jury







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