Farhan Akhtar

  • Lesser-known facts about Farhan Akhtar's decade-old 'Lakshya' 18-06-2014 07:36 PM

    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 18-06-2014 04:23 PM

    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...
  • Postcard from Barcelona: Ranveer Singh shares pictures from the sets of 'DIl Dhadkane Do' 07-06-2014 09:27 AM

    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' 05-06-2014 08:18 AM

    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 18-05-2014 04:03 PM

    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...
  • Meeting up for 'Dil Dhadkane Do'? Ranveer Singh, Priyanka Chopra spotted at Farhan Akhtar's residence 14-05-2014 08:38 AM

    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 04-05-2014 04:38 PM

    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 01-05-2014 06:10 PM

    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...
  • 'Satra Ko Shaadi Hai' is a whimsical rom-com; should be fun: Shoojit Sircar 01-05-2014 11:59 AM

    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...
  • After the Oscars, Kevin Spacey poses for a Bollywood selfie with Shahid, Sonakshi and Farhan 29-04-2014 08:54 AM

    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 27-04-2014 05:59 PM

    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...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' emerges as a big winner, bags five awards 27-04-2014 04:57 PM

    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...
  • Complete list of winners at IIFA 2014 27-04-2014 03:44 PM

    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...
  • IIFA 2014: 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' wins best film, Farhan Akhtar best actor, Deepika Padukone best actress 27-04-2014 03:35 PM

    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,...
  • Mumbai: Farhan and Zoya Akhtar urge youth to come out and vote 24-04-2014 02:43 PM

    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 21-04-2014 05:44 PM

    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 Deghatak,...
  • Adhuna has great influence on me: Farhan Akhtar 18-04-2014 06:16 PM

    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...
  • Really Tough Movie Quiz (April 11)

    In Luck By Chance, Farhan Akhtar's character Vikram Jaisingh replaces superstar Zafar Khan (Hrithik Roshan) in producer Rommy Rolly's film. How much does Rommy Rolly...
  • Shahid Kapoor: Hrithik Roshan is the best dancer in the industry 27-03-2014 03:35 PM

    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...
  • Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor, Farhan Akhtar to walk the ramp for Shabani Azmi's NGO 26-03-2014 05:18 PM

    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...
  • Farhan Akhtar's 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag' screened in Saudi Arabia 25-03-2014 05:46 PM

    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. Film...
  • Happy Holi! Hrithik Roshan, Madhuri Dixit, Amitabh Bachchan wish fans on Twitter 17-03-2014 09:53 AM

    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,...
  • I have written dialogues for Zoya's next film: Farhan Akhtar 13-03-2014 02:55 PM

    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 in...
  • Rahat Fateh Ali Khan to perform at IIFA Technical awards 13-03-2014 11:32 AM

    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...
  • Happy that kids connected with 'Bhaag Milkha Bhaag': Rakeysh 13-03-2014 10:43 AM

    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. "What was gratifying that a lot of kids...