Farhan Akhtar

  • 'Dil Dhadakne Do' first poster: Can you identify all the actors? 10 hours 4 minutes ago

    Zoya Akhtar's latest film 'Dil Dhadakne Do' has been in the news ever since the film's shooting started. The stars of the film- Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma and Farhan Akhtar- have been sharing pictures from the film's set all this while. Now, Priyanka Chopra has shared the first...
  • Lesser-known facts about Farhan Akhtar's decade-old 'Lakshya' June 19, 2014

    It has been a decade since filmmaker Farhan Akhtar's 'Lakshya' was released. Besides helping Farhan, who had already won plaudits for his 'Dil Chahta Hai', to shift focus to a serious genre, shooting 'Lakshya' in Ladakh also helped the filmmaker grow as a person. "I think that film ('Lakshya')...being there...
  • Farhan Akhtar thanks 'Lakshya' crew for keeping its message relevant June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Remembering "Lakshya", which released a decade ago on this day, filmmaker Farhan Akhtar Wednesday thanked his crew for keeping the film's "memory and message" alive. "10 years since Lakshya... an experience that will always remain close to my heart & a big shout out to all collaborators who worked as...
  • Postcard from Barcelona: Ranveer Singh shares pictures from the sets of 'DIl Dhadkane Do' June 7, 2014

    First it was Priyanka Chopra who was tweeting pictures and now her 'on-screen' brother Ranveer Singh has started sharing pictures from the sets of Zoya Akhtar's new film 'Dil Dhadkane Do'. The crew is currently shooting in Barcelona, and is a multi-starrer. Priyanka and Ranveer play siblings and the film...
  • Snapshot: Priyanka Chopra bonds with Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar on the sets of 'Dil Dhadakne Do' June 5, 2014

    Are they working or simply having fun on the sets of 'Dil Dhadakne Do'? This is likely to be the first question to arise as you take a look at the photos which Priyanka Chopra shared on Twitter. Currently busy filming 'Dil Dhadakne Do' which revolves around a dysfunctional Punjabi...
  • I share special chemistry with Anushka, excited to work with her again: Ranveer Singh May 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor Ranveer Singh, who will be seen along side Anushka Sharma in upcoming film 'Dil Dhadakne Do', says he shares a special bond with the actress and is looking forward to work with her. Ranveer, 28, and Anushka first appeared together in 'Band Baaja Baarat', which turned out to be...
  • Meeting up for 'Dil Dhadkane Do'? Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra spotted at Farhan Akhtar's residence May 14, 2014

    Mumbai: Zoya Akhtar has already started working on her next project 'Dil Dhadkane Do'. On Tuesday night actors Ranveer Singh and Priyanka Chopra were spotted coming out of Farhan Akhtar's apartment complex. Farhan was also spotted with the two actors. The three play key roles in Zoya Akhtar's film which...
  • Farhan Akhtar honoured at Indian Film Festival of Melbourne, Australia May 4, 2014

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who recently received the best actor award from the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy here, has been honoured at the ongoing Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM)."Thank you to the jury and Government of Victoria, Australia for honouring me with best actor at the Indian Film Festival of...
  • Farhan Akhtar and Juhi Chawla honoured by Dadasaheb Phalke Academy May 1, 2014

    Mumbai:Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar and actress Juhi Chawla were honoured here by the Dadasaheb Phalke Academy at an awards ceremony here. At the 145th edition of the awards, held at Bhaidas Hall in Juhu, Farhan and Juhi were honoured for their outstanding performances in their respective films "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" and "Gulaab...
  • 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai' is a whimsical rom-com; should be fun: Shoojit Sircar May 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Shoojit Sircar, the co-producer of 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai', hopes the film about a wedding in Bhopal turns out to be fun. The film is a small-budget whimsical rom-com directed by writer Arshad Sayyed, who recently wrote another quirky marital comedy 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects'. Talking about 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai',...
  • After the Oscars, Kevin Spacey poses for a Bollywood selfie with Shahid, Sonakshi and Farhan April 29, 2014

    When Hollywood has done it, how can Bollywood would be far behind. Inspired from the famous Oscar selfie that Ellen Degeneres posted on Twitter while hosting this year's Oscar awards, Shahid Kapoor clicked a similar selfie during the IIFA awards. The one thing in common in both the selfies was...
  • From 'House of Cards' to 'lungi dance': Kevin Spacey dances a jig with Deepika Padukone April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: Hollywood actor-director-producer Kevin Spacey was the show stealer at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards - he danced on the stage to "Lungi dance" number with Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone. The occasion was the IIFA Awards night Saturday when the show's hosts Farhan Akhtar and Shahid Kapoor requested...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' emerges as a big winner, bags five awards April 27, 2014

    New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', a biopic on legendary athlete Milkha Singh, took home five major honours including best actor, best director for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra and best picture at the 15th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards here. Akhtar, 40, who also hosted the ceremony with Shahid Kapoor,...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 April 27, 2014

    The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Highlighting the international appeal of India's Bollywood film industry, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards event was held in the US for the first time in Tampa, Florida. Here's a complete list of...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' wins best film, Farhan Akhtar best actor, Deepika Padukone best actress April 27, 2014

    Tampa Bay: The 15th edition of International Indian Film Academy Awards saw an interesting mix of winners this year. Stealing the show this year was director Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag', which won the award for the Best Picture. The film, which was a slow starter at the box-office, gained...
  • Mumbai: Farhan and Zoya Akhtar urge youth to come out and vote April 24, 2014

    Stars in Mumbai continue to come out and cast their votes. Listen in to star siblings Farhan and Zoya Akhtar who emphasise the importance of voting. ...
  • Snapshot: Farhan Akhtar tweets photos of his first ever performance in Guwahati April 21, 2014

    Actor-director Farhan Akhtar tweeted photos of his band's first ever performance in Guwahati today. With his band Farhan Live, Akhtar has been touring various college festivals across the country, connecting with his fans. His band include members Shannon Donald, Sarosh Izedyar, Anurag Rao, Darshan Doshi, Umang doshi and Anupam...
  • Adhuna has great influence on me: Farhan Akhtar April 18, 2014

    Mumbai: Husband and wife often fulfil complimentary roles. Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says that his wife Adhuna supports him and gives him strength and confidence to finish his work with ease. In an interview on TV show "Yeh Hai Meri Kahani", the "Shaadi Ke Side Effects" star talked about his wife's role...
  • Shahid Kapoor: Hrithik Roshan is the best dancer in the industry March 27, 2014

    Mumbai: Shahid Kapoor, all set to host the 15th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards with Farhan Akhtar, is known for his dancing skills, but the actor says he is not even a patch on Hrithik Roshan. "I am extremely happy to host IIFA again and more than...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar to walk the ramp for Shabani Azmi's NGO March 26, 2014

    Mumbai: Years after Kaifi Azmi wrote the moving poem 'Aurat', envisioning women empowerment, his daughter, veteran actress and social activist Shabana Azmi, is bringing together Bollywood's iconic male actors like Amitabh Bachchan to walk for her NGO Mijwan Welfare Society (MWS) to support the cause. The idea, she says, is to...
  • Farhan Akhtar's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' screened in Saudi Arabia March 25, 2014

    Dubai: Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' was screened in Saudi Arabia as part of the ongoing seventh Asian Film Festival 2014. The Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra directed movie was part of the 12 films selected by the Asian Consulates General Club (ACGC) to present the cultural diversity of Asian countries....
  • Happy Holi! Hrithik Roshan, Madhuri Dixit, Amitabh Bachchan wish fans on Twitter March 17, 2014

    As the neighbourhood gets ready to splash the Holi colours, Bollywood celebrities take time out to wish their fans a happy Holi. While actor Hrithik Roshan says that best colours to apply today are that of "laughter and love", Dhanush reminisces about the Holi scenes from his debut Hindi film, 'Raanjhanaa'. Read...
  • I have written dialogues for Zoya's next film: Farhan Akhtar March 13, 2014

    New Delhi: Farhan Akhtar, who is teaming up with Zoya for her third film after 'Luck By Chance' and 'Zindagi Naa Milegi Dobaara', says his sister is really good at what she does. The 40-year-old actor, fresh off from the success of marital comedy 'Shaadi Ke Side Effects', is...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at IIFA Technical awards March 13, 2014

    Tampa Bay (Florida): Popular Pakistani singer Rahat Fateh Ali Khan will take centrestage during the IIFA (International Indian Film Academy) Magic of the Movies and Technical Awards event to be held here next month. Rahat, the nephew of legendary singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, is popular both in India and Pakistan....
  • Happy that kids connected with 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag': Rakeysh March 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra says it was heartening to see the response of kids to his last blockbuster 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag'. The 2013 film was a biopic on legendary athlete Milkha Singh, played by actor Farhan Akhtar on the big screen. ...