FARHAN AKHTAR

  • Amitabh Bachchan resumes work for Bejoy Nambiar 'Wazir' April 27, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is shooting for the leftover part from his upcoming drama 'Wazir', directed by Bejoy Nambiar and considers them as an integral part of the film. "Work continues over 'Wazir'... those last minute leftover shots that should form an integral part of the film... the joy of...
  • The stars of 'Dil Dhadakne Do' turn retro as Priyanka Chopra and Farhan Akhtar sing the title song April 23, 2015

    60s is the flavour of the season as Priyanka Chopra, Farhan Akhtar sing the title song of 'Dil Dhadakne Do'. The two actors, who are known to be good singers as well, have sung the song which has been composed by Shankar Ehsan Loy. The video features the entire cast...
  • False news of me acting in Nitya Mehra's film doing the rounds: Farhan Akhtar April 19, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar says that apart from co-producing the film, he's not acting in Nitya Mehra's film. "Some false news of me acting in Nitya Mehra's film doing the rounds. I'm not. Happy enough to be co-producing it. #twitterpetohbantahai," tweeted Farhan. On Friday, he was in Muscat with his band to...
  • 'Dil Dhadakne Do' trailer: Take a cruise along with the dysfunctional Mehra family April 16, 2015

    This is going to be a fun ride. Zoya Akhtar's latest film 'Dil Dhadhakne Do' takes the viewer on a cruise along with the Mehra family and lets you into their pretentious lives. Featuring Anil Kapoor, Shefali Shah, Priyanka Chopra, Ranveer Singh, Anushka Sharma, Rahul Bose and Farhan Akhtar, the...
  • Farhan Akhtar, Riteish Deshmukh, SRK hail Sania Mirza's number 1 world ranking April 14, 2015

    Mumbai: Several Bollywood celebrities including Shah Rukh Khan, Farhan Akhtar, Farah Khan, Ritesih Deshmukh congratulated Sania Mirza for creating history by becoming the first female tennis player from India to achieve the world number one rank in doubles. Mirza won the title at the WTA Family Circle Cup with partner Martina...
  • Farhan Akhtar's followers on Twitter cross 5 million mark April 12, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar's fan following has crossed the five-million-mark on micro-blogging site Twitter. "5 million today. Big hug to all and a warm welcome to those who recently be-friended my account. #twitterpetohbantahai," the 41-year-old tweeted on Sunday. Farhan, who joined Twitter in December 2009, has been using the platform to connect...
  • IPL 2015 Opening Ceremony: Saif Ali Khan fumbles, Shahid Kapoor breaks the stage; why the event was one big flop show April 8, 2015

    Agreed, it's a hard job to host the opening ceremony of an event which is as crucial as the Indian Premiere League. And it only gets harder when it comes to convincing the audiences about the selection of actor Saif Ali Khan as the host. Saif, who made his debut...
  • IPL 8: Twitterati lauds Hrithik Roshan's flawless dance moves the only saving grace of the opening ceremony April 7, 2015

    The consensus about IPL 2015 opening ceremony seemed to be boring, disappointing and way too messy. But amidst all the chaos that we witnessed - Saif Ali Khan fumbling, Shahid Kapoor tripping - Hrithik Roshan quite clearly had a good time and that's the most important thing about the star-studded...
  • Come rain or storm, Hrithik Roshan promises to dance for the IPL opening ceremony April 7, 2015

    Hrithik Roshan is all set to put up an electrifying performance at the opening night of IPL season 8. The actor, who is rehearsing hard at Kolkata's Salt lake stadium, will be performing along with host of other Bollywood stars like Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar and Pritam at the gala...
  • As it happened: IPL 2015 Opening Ceremony April 7, 2015

    (For Live Updates scroll down to the bottom of the page) The eighth edition of the Indian Premier League is all set for a frenzy evening with top Bollywood stars set to perform at Kolkata's Salt Lake Stadium. Bollywood actors Hrithik Roshan and Anushka Sharma arrived on Monday in Kolkata. Hrithik, Anushka...
  • Rain, thunderstorm may play spoilsport at IPL opening ceremony April 6, 2015

    Kolkata: There is a high possibility of rain and thunderstorm interrupting the opening ceremony of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Tuesday, according to the Met office predictions. The two-hour gala featuring Bollywood stars Farhan Akhtar, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Pritam and Hrithik Roshan is...
  • IBNLive Movie Awards 2015: Nominees for Best Onscreen Couple March 23, 2015

    There have been several discussions and heated debates about the most deserving films in 2014. The past year saw an interesting blend of films that won commercial success and critical acclaim. So while the big films got bigger, several offbeat projects also found several takers. In the second edition of...
  • Excited about entertaining people and engaging with them: Farhan Akhtar March 21, 2015

    Mumbai: Farhan Akhtar, who has excelled in his multiple talents repeatedly, says it's the joy of entertaining people and engaging with them that keeps him going. A successful director, producer, actor and singer, how does he do justice to his many roles? "It purely stems from belief in the project, in the...
  • Keep inspiring Anushka: Farhan Akhtar March 15, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar went gaga over the performance by actress Anushka Sharma in her film "NH 10". "@AnushkaSharma Hearing amazing things about #NH10 & your performance in it. Congratulations .. Keep inspiring," he tweeted. The film, which released on Friday, is based on a young couple whose road trip goes awry...
  • Farhan Akhtar: Concept of masculinity must be redefined for men March 12, 2015

    United Nations: Filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar has said the concept of masculinity must be redefined for men to end violence and discrimination against women, as he called for a change in mindsets across "all demographics of society". "I truly believe that men have as important a role to play in this...
  • 'India's Daughter' doesn't defame India: Farhan Akhtar March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: After veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar voiced his strong opinion in favour of 'India's Daughter', his son Farhan Akhtar has come forward to support the controversial documentary, saying filmmaker Leslee Udwin's intent is not to defame India. The documentary, on the December 16, 2012 gang rape in Delhi, has triggered an...
  • Leslee Udwin not defaming India through the documentary 'India's Daughter': Farhan Akhtar March 11, 2015

    New York: Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar has sought lifting of the ban on Leslee Udwin's documentary on the December 16 gangrape, saying the British filmmaker has focused on the aftermath of the incident. The 'Rock On!' star watched 'India's Daughter' during its US premiere last night along with Oscar-winning actress Meryl...
  • Bollywood mourns death of veteran journalist Vinod Mehta March 8, 2015

    Mumbai: Bollywood celebrities today paid tributes to ace journalist Vinod Mehta, calling his demise as the loss of 'rational thought'. The founder-Editor of 'Outlook' magazine breathed his last at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi where he was admitted. He died of multiple organ failure. Mehta was 73. Farhan...
  • Farhan Akhtar wraps up Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir' in Kashmir March 5, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor-director Farhan Akhtar has completed filming Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir', which also stars megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The 41-year-old 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' star recently returned from Srinagar, Kashmir, where he was shooting the last schedule of the upcoming drama. "Shoot on Wazir complete. Another chapter of my work on the film ends. Thank...
  • With beef, let's ban teeth: B-Town calls for 'freedom of choice' post beef ban in Maharashtra March 4, 2015

    Mumbai: Following the Maharashtra government's ban on the sale and possession of beef in the state, Bollywood celebrities like Raveena Tandon, Farhan Akhtar and Ayushmann Khurrana share their thoughts on the "freedom of choice". Here's what the celebrities posted on their micro-blogging website Twitter handles: Raveena Tandon: @TandonRaveena: My only take on...
  • Farhan Akhtar heads to Kashmir to shoot for Bejoy Nambiar's 'Wazir' March 1, 2015

    Mumbai: Actor-director Farhan Akhtar, who is currently busy filming 'Wazir', is travelling to Srinagar, Kashmir for the movie's final shooting schedule. The upcoming drama, which has been directed by Bejoy Nambiar of 'Shaitan' fame, also stars Amitabh Bachchan, besides Akhtar. Aditi Rao Hydari plays the female lead in the film, which has...
  • Richa Chadha: My role in 'Three stories' is something I have never done before February 27, 2015

    New Delhi: After essaying roles as diverse as a don and a housewife, actress Richa Chadha is prepping up for something special in film 'Three Stories'. "I am doing a special role in 'Three Stories'. It is something that I haven't done before," Richa said in a statement. Being directed by...
  • 'Rock On 2' to be shot in Shillong; will be directed by debutant filmmaker Shujaat Saudagar February 20, 2015

    Mumbai: The upcoming sequel to Farhan Akhtar's 2008 rock musical film 'Rock On' will be shot in the hill station of Shillong, Meghalaya. 'Rock On 2' will have Akhtar and Arjun Rampal reprise their roles from the original film, while 'Ek Villain' star Shraddha Kapoor is the new addition. Ritesh Sidhwani, who...
  • Farhan Akhtar to perform at the Sounds of Freedom concert February 13, 2015

    Noida: Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar will enthrall music lovers at the Sounds of Freedom (SOF) concert here March 3. SOF is a concert produced by Teamwork Arts - a highly versatile entertainment company, with roots in the performing arts, social action and the corporate world. The concert is a celebration of the freedom...
  • Confirmed: Shraddha Kapoor to star in 'Rock On 2' along with Farhan Akhtar, Arjun Rampal February 13, 2015

    Mumbai: 'Ek Villain' star Shraddha Kapoor has been roped in to play the female lead in 'Rock On 2' opposite the previous actors Farhan Akhtar and Arjun Rampal. 'Rock On 2', a sequel of the hit 2008 Indian rock musical film of the same name, will also see Pracchi Desai...
  • Look Of The Day: Shabana Azmi wears a funky hair piece; poses with daughter-in-law Adhuna Akhtar February 1, 2015

    Look who's all glam-ed up! Veteran actress Shabana Azmi tweeted out a photo of herself posing with Farhan Akhtar's wife Adhuna today. ...