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Happy Birthday Farhan Akhtar: Actor Cum Singer Turns 47
Farhan is an Actor, singer, writer, director, producer, the list is unstoppable. Here are some lesser known facts about actor Farhan.
Happy Birthday Farhan Akhtar; Multitalented Bollywood Actor Turns 47
New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar is considered as the all-rounder of Bollywood, as he is a director, producer, actor, and singer. He belongs to a family of poets and writers, like his grandfather, Jan Nisar Akhtar was an Urdu poet. Today actor celebrates his 47th birthday.
In his teens, Farhan worked as a film distributor for Yash Raj Films and then he worked for 3 years at Script Shop. Initially, he worked as an assistant director in films such as Lamhe and Himalay Putra.
Farhan wrote “Dil Chahta Hai” when his mother gave him an warning that she will throw him out of the house if he didn’t do anything big in his life.
Farhan knew to ride car his teens, but he learnt to ride the bike at the time he signed movie Karthik Calling Karthik.
While writing the script of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, he planned to star Shah Rukh Khan but SRK dropped out. In movie Farhan has played the role of a person who has a fear of skydiving, but in real life, he is a certified skydiver itself.
Farhan did hard training of long 18 months to get into Milkha’s character in the biopic movie of Milkha Singh.
Farhan Got the idea of launching MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination) when a lawyer named Pallavi Purkayastha was first sexually assaulted and then killed by her watchman.
Farhan Akhtar girlfriend name is Shibani Dandekar, he first met Shibani Dandekar on the TV show 'I Can Do That.' Farhan was the host of the show, Shibani was one of the contestants.
Farhan has also endorsed several brands like Hindustan Unilever’s Pureit water purifier and Titan watchmaker Industries as a part of his career.