Filmmaker, script writer, actor, playback singer, lyricist, film producer and television host. Farhan Akhtar, son of screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Iran, made his directorial debut with “Dil Chahta Hai” in 2001.
Farhan is now making “Karthik Calling Karthik” which is being jointly produced by him and Ritesh Sidhwani under the banner of Excel Entertainment. This film is co-produced by Amit Chandrra and Vijay Lalwani under the banner of Magic Beans. The music has been composed by Shankar, Eshaan & Loy with lyrics written by Javed Akhtar.
“Karthik Calling Karthik” features Farhan Akhtar, Deepika Padukone, Ram Kapoor and Shefali Shah in the lead roles. Farhan has proved his acting mettle in “Rock On”.