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Rock on!! Farhan Akhtar
Why does Farhan Akhtar Rock on!
Farhan Akhtar is a guy who has excelled in everything that he has done. From his directorial debut - "Dil Chahta hai" - A film which rocked the world of all the youngsters in the country and so truly captured the camaraderie between best friends, a film which I have seen over a dozen times. A film that has inspired me to make a movie someday.
Along the way came several other movies as well, which included Lakshya - a film that I perhaps didn't like the first time I saw it. But the film somehow grew on me. Every time I saw it thereafter, I liked it even better.
And then came his acting debut - Rock on. With this he really rocked his fans.
This page is my ode to Farhan Akhtar. A person by whom I have been deeply influenced.
* Lamhe (1991): Assistant Cinematographer to Manmohan Singh.
* Himalayputra (1997): Assistant Director to Pankaj Parashar
* Lagaan (2001): Co-writer (Lyrics)
* Dil Chahta Hai (2001): Story, Screenplay, Dialogues & Director
* Bride and Prejudice (2004): Co-writer (Lyrics)
* Lakshya (2004): Producer and Director
* Don (2006): Writer, Producer and Director
* Fakir of Venice (2007): Actor
* Honey Moon Travels (2007): Producer
* Positive (2007): Co-writer, Director & Producer
* Rock On!! (2008): Dialogues, Actor & Producer
* Luck by Chance (2008): Actor & Producer
* A Voice from the Sky (2008): Co-writer, Director & Producer
* Breathless (1998): Producer and Director. Music Video performed by Shankar Mahadevan
* Price of Bullets (1999): Producer and Director. Music Video performed by Pentagram.
* Slice TV commercial (2002): Producer and Director
Born: January 9, 1974
Parents: Renowned Script writers in Bollywood - Javed Akhtar & Honey Irani
Sibling:Zoya Akhtar - soon to come up with her directorial debut - "Luck by Chance" featuring Farhan Akhtar
Wife&Kids: Adhuna Akhtar runs a popular hair styling salon in Mumbai - B'Blunt. Farhan & Adhuna are blessed with 2 daughters.
Farhan Akhtar and the Rock On! Team
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Farhan Aktar - The Actor
As an Actor
Luck by Chance - Directed by His Sister Zoya Akhtar
Luck by Chance is a movie about the Film Industry though it is claimed that this will a more contemporary film than OSO or Khoya Khoya Chand. Farhan plays the leading role in the movie as a struggling actor who comes to Mumbai from Delhi. Hrithik Roshan is slated to play an extended cameo in the film.
As a Director
Voice From the Sky
After enthralling us with his brilliant movies in the Coming of Age genre, Farhan Akhtar is experimenting with a period film. Voice From the Skys is project close to Farhan's heart and was scripted right after Dil Chahta Hai. This movie is based on the turn of the century and is based on the communication system. At a time, when the telephone had become the new means of Communication.
Irfan Khan is expected to play a major role in this film.
Farhan Akhtar's latest movie as an actor - Luck by Chance
More about the movie
Luck by Chance is a story about struggle and is directed by Zoya Akhtar who is Farhan Akhtar's sister.
The Cast of the movie has been announced.
Farhan Akhtar - Vikram
Konkona SenSharma - Sona
Rishi Kapoor - Romy Rolly
Dimple Kapadia - Neena
Isha Sharwani - Nikki
Juhi Chawla - Minty
Sanjay Kapoor - Ranjit Rolly
Aly Khan - Chaudhary
Hrithik Roshan - Zaffar Khan
The lyrics are penned by Farhan's father -Javed Akhtar and the music is by his favourite composers - Shankar/Ehsaan/Loy.
Grab Farhan Akhtar Latest songs from Luck by Chance
Farhan Akhar - The Brand
Brand Ambassador for a German Watch Company
Do you know that Farhan Akhtar is the brand ambassador for a German Watch Company -A lange and Sohne.
In view this is only the beginning. Post the success of Rock On! his brand is only going to rise. If you see him endorsing more brands in the future, you know where you heard it first
Positive - A Short Film by Farhan Akhtar
Awards won by Farhan Akhtar
the Trophy Collection
2002: National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Hindi:Dil Chahta Hai
2002: Filmfare Critics Award for Best Movie: Dil Chahta Hai
Filmfare Best Director
o 2002 - Nominated (Dil Chahta Hai)
o 2004 - Nominated (Lakshya)
Filmfare Best Screenplay
o 2002 - Won (Dil Chahta Hai)
More Interviews with Farhan Akhtar
- Video Interview with Farhan Akhtar
Watch Farhan Aktar speak about Rock on!
- New ''''Don'''' will be gadget-friendly: Farhan Akhtar
Read Farhan Akhtar Interview on the release of his film - Don
- Interview With Farhan Akhtar : glamsham.com
An interview with Farhan Akhtar on the release of Rock on!
- An intriguing interview with Farhan Aktar
A brilliant interview with Farhan Akhtar. Explore the way Farhan Akhtar actually learnt his film craft
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