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

By Itishree Pattanaik

May 26, 2018

    

INTRODUCTION AND BIO:

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

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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:

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:

Debut Film

Film (Director): Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

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

Film (Producer): Don (2006)

Highest Grossing

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2015)-109 Crores

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Most popularly Paired With

Shraddha Kapoor

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Biggest Hit

Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2015)-90 Crores

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Biggest Flop

Rock On 2 (2016) -12 Crores

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Popular Characters Played by

Milkha Singh in Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

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Imran Habib in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

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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:

Parents

Father- Javed Akhtar (lyricist and scriptwriter)

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

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Brother

N/A

Sister

Sister- Zoya Akhtar (elder, director & screenwriter)

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Relatives

Farah Khan, Sajid Khan (Cousin)

Friends

Hrithik Roshan, Ritesh Sidhwani (his business partner), Shahrukh 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:

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

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Raj Kapoor                Vijay Anand

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Favourite actresses

Preity Zinta

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Favourite films

The Wizard of Oz (1939)       

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Favourite song

Socha Hai from Rock On

Favourite singer

Kishore Kumar        Sunidhi Chauhan

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Favourite musician

N/A

Favourite colours

N/A

Favourite sport

Football, Tennis

Favourite perfume

N/A

Favourite sportsman

N/A

Favourite book

N/A


Favourite co-stars

Shraddha Kapoor

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Favourite hotel

N/A

Favourite holiday destination

N/A

Favourite designer

Shahab Durazi and Raghavendra Rathore

Favourite vehicle

BMW

Favourite brand

N/A


   WEALTH:

Net worth

$15 million

Salary

15 crore/film (INR)


  RELATIONSHIPS:

Marital Relationships

Separated - Adhuna Bhabani

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Past relationship

Adhuna Bhabani (Hair stylist)

Extramarital

N/A

Children

Daughter: Shakya & Akira


  5 INTERESTING UNKNOWN FACTS:

1. Farhan who is shining in Bollywood was once dismissed from HR College in the second year of his Commerce degree. Yes, Farhan Akhtar is not a graduate!

2. Farhan wrote ‘Dil Chahta Hai‘ when his mother told him that she will throw him out of the house if he didn’t do anything with his life.

3. His parents separated when he was too young. His father Javed Akhtar then got married to actress Shabana Azmi in 1984.

4. He believes friends are the most important part of one’s life, this is why his most of the films are focused on the theme of friendship. He says his friends supported him a lot when his Father & mother got divorced.

5. His ex-wife Adhuna is seven years elder to him, they both 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:

 1. Farhan Akhtar has taken a dig at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao over his remarks that most Indian film stars have “very low IQ and very low general knowledge”.            

  

2. Farhan Akhtar speaks up on the controversies being faced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Padmaavat.


DIET PLAN AND WORKOUT:

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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