Farhan Akhtar Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Affairs, Biography, Children & More

Farhan Akhtar

Real NameFarhan Akhtar
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionActor, Producer, Director, Screenwriter, Singer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 175 cm
in meters- 1.75 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 9”
Weightin Kilograms- 68 kg
in Pounds- 149 lbs
Body Measurements- Chest: 41 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 14 Inches
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 January 1974
Age (as in 2017)43 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh (Settled in Mumbai)
SchoolManeckji Cooper School, Mumbai
CollegeH.R. College of Commerce and Economics (he was dismissed from the college in 2nd year due to attendance shortage)
Educational QualificationsHigh School
DebutAs a Director: Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
As an Actor: Rock On!! (2008)
FamilyFather- Javed Akhtar (lyricist and scriptwriter)
Mother- Honey Irani (Actress & screenwriter, Farhan's mother by birth), Shabana Azmi (stepmother)
Farhan Akhtar with his parents Farhan Akhtar with his birth mother Honey Irani Honey Irani at young age
Sister- Zoya Akhtar (elder, director & screenwriter)
Farhan Akhtar with his elder sister Zoya Akhtar
Brother- N/A
Best FriendsHrithik Roshan, Ritesish Sidhwani (his business partner), Shahrukh Khan, Karan Johar
ReligionAtheist (doesn't believe in God)
Home AddressSea Spring Bungalow No 1, B J Road, Bandstand, Mumbai - 400050
HobbiesCollecting gadgets, Singing
Likes & DislikesLikes: witty jokes
Dislikes: religious talks
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodHomemade food, The classic Mumbai vada pao
Favourite ActorBollywood: Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand
Hollywood: Robert Di Nero, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Woody Allen, Billy Wilder, Alfred Hitchcock
Favourite ActressPreity Zinta
Favourite FilmThe Wizard of Oz (1939)
Favourite SportsFootball, Tennis
Favourite ColourNot Known
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusSeparated
Affairs/GirlfriendsAdhuna Bhabani (Hair stylist)
Wife/SpouseAdhuna Bhaabani (Separated)
Farhan Akhtar with his ex-wife Adhuna Akhtar
Marriage DateIn the year 2000
ChildrenSon: N/A
Daughter: Shakya & Akira
Adhuna Akhtar with her kids
Style Quotient
Cars CollectionRange Rover Red Edition, M350 CDI SUV
Bikes CollectionN/A
Money Factor
Salary15 crore/film (INR)
Net Worth$15 million

Farhan Akhtar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Farhan Akhtar

  • Does Farhan Akhtar smoke?: No (He quit smoking a few years ago)
  • Does Farhan Akhtar drink alcohol?: Yes
  • His sister, Zoya revealed that Farhan is very good at lying.
  • 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!
  • 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.
  • His parents separated when he was too young. His father Javed Akhtar then got married to actress Shabana Azmi in 1984.
  • 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.
  • Farah Khan & Sajid Khan are his cousins.
  • He started a campaign called MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination).
  • His ex-wife Adhuna is seven years elder to him, they both dated for 3 years before getting married in 2000.
  • He was the highest paid director of the world in the year 2015.
  • He is afraid of cockroaches.
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