Farhan Akhtar who is also a director, producer, playback singer and lyricist, is known for his versatility as an actor. Admired for the perfection of his craft, Farhan has time and again proved his mettle to be a successful lead in any movie. A good script is all he needs to get propelled into superstardom.
Here’s a look at 5 masterpieces that prove Farhan Akhtar to be a versatile actor.
Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
An adaptation of the real-life story of Milkha Singh a.k.a ‘Flying Sikh’, who was a World Champion, Olympian and India’s pride in athletics, Farhan Akhtar plays the lead role in the movie. Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, also starring Sonam Kapoor, Meesha Shafi, Divya Dutta and Yograj Singh, the film was a success all around the world, driving movie lovers to book movie tickets online in large numbers and enjoy the film on a big screen.
Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
The story of three friends portrayed on screen by Farhan Akhtar’s sister Zoya Akhtar (Director) was one of the biggest Bollywood hits of all-time. What begins as a normal bachelor party trip, turns out to be one of the most important trips of all time, encouraging one to live life on one’s own terms and doing what they have dreamed of doing without being bound.
Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
Directed by Zoya Akhtar, this comedy-drama film stars – Anil Kapoor, Ranveer Singh, Farhan Akhtar, Anushka Sharma and Priyanka Chopra.
The widely appreciated movie won the hearts of many across India and abroad. Definitely a must watch, we can say!
Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
A psychological drama thriller, the film was directed by Vijay Lalwani and produced by Farhan Akhtar. About an introvert who doesn’t have the motivation to push himself and gets trapped in his average job, the movie brought out the stellar actor in Farhan Akhtar and proved his excellence as the lead role.
Rock On!! (2008)
The musical drama film directed by Abhishek Kapoor was a hard-hitting film which acted as a launch pad for Farhan Akhtar as an actor in Bollywood. One of the best performances by Farhan Akhtar, the film was critically praised and won 7 Filmfare Awards.