Why was Farhan Akhtar divorced

Farhan Akhtar height, age, wife, girlfriend, family, biography & more

Bio / Wiki
NicknameBulbul (from his nanny)
Jobs)Actor, producer, director, screenwriter, singer
Physical statistics & more
Height (approx.)in centimeters - 175 cm
in meters - 1.75 m
in feet inches - 5 ’9'
Weight approx.)in kilograms - 70 kg
in pounds - 154 lbs
Body measurements (approx.)- Chest: 41 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 14 inches
Eye colorDark brown
Hair colorblack
debutDirector): Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Film actor): Go on!! (2008)

Film producer): Don (2006)
Awards, honors, successesFilmfare Awards
2002: Critic Award for Best Film, Best Screenplay for Dil Chahta Hai
2009: Best Male Debut for Rock On !!
2012: Best Supporting Actor for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
2014: Best Actor for Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

National awards
2002: Best Hindi Feature Film for Dil Chahta Hai

2009: Best Hindi Feature Film for Rock On !!
Personal life
Date of birthJanuary 9, 1974
Age (like 2019)45 years
place of birthMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac / Sun SignCapricorn
HometownLucknow, Uttar Pradesh (located in Mumbai)
schoolManeckji Cooper School, Mumbai
UniversityUniversity of Commerce and Economics (he was dismissed from the university in the 2nd year due to lack of attendance)
School qualificationSecondary school
Eating habitsNot a vegetarian
addressSea Spring Bungalow No. 1, BJ Road, Bandstand, Mumbai - 400050
HobbiesCollect gadgets, sing
Tattoo (s)On his right shoulder: Dolphin / shark
Relationships & more
marital statusDivorced
Affairs / girlfriends Adhuna Bhabani (hairdresser)
Shraddha Kapoor (actress)

Shibani Dandekar (actress, VJ)
Wedding dateyear - 2000
Wife / spouse Adhuna Bhabani (m.2000-div. 2016)
childrenyou are : None
Daughters : Shakya & Akira
parentsfather - - Javed Akhtar (copywriter and screenwriter)
mother - Honey Irani (actress & screenwriter, Farhan's mother by birth), Shabana Azmi (stepmother)

siblingsBrothers - None
sister - - Zoya Akhtar (Elder, Director & Screenwriter)
Favorite things
favorite FoodHomemade food, the classic Mumbai Vada Pao, kebabs, mutton biryani
Favorite actorBollywood: Guru Dutt, Bimal Roy, Raj Kapoor, Vijay Anand
Hollywood: Robert Di Nero, Martin Scorsese, Ridley Scott, Woody Allen and Billy Wilder
Favorite directorAlfred Hitchcock
Favorite actress Preity Zinta
favourite movieThe Wizard of Oz (1939)
Favorite sportsSoccer, tennis
Favorite genreaction
Favorite vegetablesBhindi
Style quotient
Car collectionRange Rover Red Edition, M350 CDI SUV,

Porsche Cayman,

Honda CRV
Money factor
Salary (approx.)£ 10 crore / film
Assets (approx.)£ 140 crores ($ 22 million)

Some Lesser Known Facts About Farhan Akhtar

  • Does Farhan Akhtar smoke ?: No (quit)
  • Does Farhan Akhtar drink alcohol ?: Yes

    Farhan Akhtar with a bottle of alcohol

  • He belongs to a family of poets and writers; Like his grandfather, Jan Nisar Akhtar was an Urdu poet who was the great-grandson of the poet Muztar Khairabadi.
  • Since childhood, he has had the mistake of acting within himself when he wandered around the house with a toy gun, thinking that bad guys were there.
  • He was a very naughty and mysterious child; When her mother once said that while Frahan was busy in her meeting, she came and asked for a bath in her room, which she agreed to. She later found that Farhan was bathing on her bed with a tub and mug in hand.
  • He was once fired from HR College in the sophomore year of his commercial studies.
  • In his youth he worked as a film distributor for Yash Raj Films and then worked for 3 years at Script Shop under the advertising production team.
  • At first he worked as an assistant director in films such as Lamhe and Himalay Putra.

    Farhan Akhtar assisted in the direction of the films Lamhe and Himalay Putra

  • Even though he had seen 'Sholay' 50 times, he didn't think it was perfect and said that 'Deewar' was much better.
  • He was very young when his parents and father were separated, Javed Akhtar, married actress Shabana Azmi in 1984.

    Farhan Akhtar's childhood photo

  • He has cataridaphobia, i. H. Afraid of cockroaches, and he dreams of overcoming them one day.
  • Farhan was the first choice for the film Rang De Basanti, but it was later about Aamir Khan.
  • Farhan wrote 'Dil Chahta Hai' when his mother gave him an ultimatum that she would throw him out of the house if he did nothing with his life.
  • In 2002, he appeared as one of nine judges in Femina Miss India, a famous beauty pageant.
  • He gets on his nerves when he sees disorganized things around him.
  • Although he knew how to drive a car since his 20s, he learned to ride a bike when he signed Karthik Calling Karthik.
  • After solving Rubik's Cube for his movie Karthik Calling Karthik, he became so passionate and addicted to it that he solved it everywhere at parties, shoots, meetings, and get-togethers.

    Farhan Akhtar in Karthik Call Karthik and solve Rubik's Cube

  • The reason most of his films are based on friendship is because his friends became his main support system when his parents divorced.
  • He was offered a role in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 2006 film 'Rang De Basanti', but he turned the offer down; since he wasn't interested in acting at the time.
  • While writing the screenplay of Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, he planned to star in Shah Rukh, but SRK dropped out. Farhan has played the role of a person who is scared of skydiving, but in real life he is a certified skydiver.

    Farhan Akhtar with Hrithik and Abhay in Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara

  • When He First Met Milkha Singh While researching his biopic, Milka challenged him to a race. He completed a rigorous 18 month training to familiarize himself with Milkha's character in the film.

  • Famous People- Farah Khan and Sajid Khan are his cousins.

    Farhan Akhtar with Farah Khan and Sajid Khan

  • He is the UN women's goodwill ambassador.

    Farhan Akhtar at a UN goodwill event for women

  • So that the dog named Pluto could act and lick in his film Dil Dhadakne Do, he put a pack of vanilla ice cream on his face before each shot of this scene. In addition, the film was his ninth collaboration with his sister Zoya Akhtar.
  • The idea of ​​starting MARD (Men Against Rape and Discrimination) came to his mind when a lawyer named Pallavi Purkayastha was first sexually assaulted and then killed by her house guard.

    MARD by Farhan Akhtar

  • His favorite genre is action in acting, and he once said that when he was a child he was so curious about stunts and action that he accidentally hit his sister on the nose.
  • Robert DiNero, a famous Hollywood legend, is his inspiration.

    Farhan Akhtar with his inspiration Robert De Niro

  • His sister revealed many secrets about him in an interview; She said that Farhan saw a lot of films when he was a child, and if he liked the film, he fell into his favorite character and hung around the house for days or even weeks.
  • He is considered the all-rounder of Bollywood; He is a director, producer, actor and singer. Here's a video showing his singing at the Indian of the Year Awards:

  • His ex-wife Adhuna is seven years older than him. They were together for three years before getting married in 2000.
  • He is a travel fanatic and has a sweet tooth too. He can do anything to maintain his fitness, but he cannot avoid eating sweet dishes.
  • The tattoo on his right shoulder was accidentally done when he was drunk and went into a store and had it.
  • Farhan has also appeared in various ads for a variety of brands such as Pureit, Chivas Regal, Britannia Nutri Choice Biscuits, IndusInd Bank, Dulux Paint and Titan Industries, etc.
  • His sister Zoya revealed that Farhan is very good at lying.