Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar
Farhan Akhtar
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At a Glance
  • Profession
  • Age
  • Source of earnings
    Films, Endorsements
  • Education
    Maneckji Cooper School dropped out from HR College Mumbai
  • Marital Status
  • Children
  • Residence

Forbes India Lists

#39 Celeb 100 Rank 2012

#34 Money Rank#42 Fame Rank


As a 17-year-old, Akhtar worked as Yash Chopra's apprentice in Lamhe. He spent three years in ad production before directing his first film Dil Chahta Hai, which catapulted him to the big league. Over the years, he's evolved into a versatile artiste, dabbling in direction, production, writing, acting and singing. Currently, he's shooting for sports biopic Bhaag Milkha Bhaag in which he plays the protagonist Milkha Singh.
Fast Facts : In 2007, he directed a documentary Positive to spread HIV-AIDS awareness.

2012 Celebrity 100

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