Mumbai, May 18 : While shooting a TV commercial in Kuala Lumpur, actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar constantly feared 'Don' might emerge out of somewhere. He reminisced the days when he shot his 2006 film "Don" in the city.
“Just filmed a TV commercial in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. I kept thinking 'Don' is going to suddenly pop out around some corner,” tweeted the 39-year-old.
Akhtar's remake of the 1970s Amitabh Bachchan hit “Don” was majorly shot in Malaysia. The film featured Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Arjun Rampal, Isha Koppiker and Boman Irani in key roles
New Delhi, May 9 : Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has been named the new face of smartphones brand Intex Technologies and he says the products are value-for-money.
"To me, Intex has been a long standing player that spells trust, credibility, innovation and evolves with the usage patterns of consumers like us," Farhan said in a statement.
"The products are versatile and offers value-for-money, I am looking forward to this association and the next line up of innovative offerings from the Intex stable," he added.
Kolkata, April 27 : Lauding actor-director Farhan Akhtar's initiave Men Against Rape and Discrimination (MARD), actress Juhi Chawla says she feels "rattled" on reading reports of incidents of rape and molestation of children.
"It is his initiative. I am sure he is feeling very strongly about it. That is why he is doing this and its wonderful. I think everyone should take up one cause... you will make a huge difference to the world," Chawla said here Friday on the sidelines of inauguration of the fertility clinic Genome.
Mumbai, April 27 : The makers of "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" plan to shoot a video featuring prominent sports personalities against the backdrop of the National Anthem.
Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra, the movie is a biopic on 'Flying Sikh' Milkha Singh. Actor Farhan Akhtar is playing the title role in the film, which will hit theaters July 12.
As part of a unique promotional strategy, the makers have come up with the idea of the video song.
Mumbai, April 25 : Actor-filmmaker Farhan Akhtar, who has started an online campaign "Men against Rape and Discrimination" (MARD), says the responsibility to create a safer environment for women lies not just with the government, but with every citizen.
"If we say that it's only the police's job and we only sit at home and play victim and keep watching what is happening, then that's wrong. At an individual level we should try and bring about a change," the 39-year-old said here Wednesday on the sets of Indian Premier League (IPL) show "Extraaa Innings".
Mumbai, April 13 : Actor-producer Farhan Akhtar, who is known for his 'bromance' films and whose next production "Fukrey" also revolves around boys, wonders why movies on such a subject draws special interest.
In the past, Farhan has been associated in different capacities with films like "Dil Chahta Hai", "Rock On!!" and "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara" - all of which have highlighted male bonding.
New Delhi, Feb 5 : Flying Sikh Milkha Singh took just one rupee from Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra to allow him to make a film on his life. What's special about the currency note is that it was printed in 1958, the year when the athlete won the first gold medal for independent India in the Commonwealth Games.
The biopic titled "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag" features actor Farhan Akhtar in the lead role and is slated for a July release.
Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar on NDTV Chat Show Issi Ka Naam Zindagi with show host Raveena Tandon at Yashraj Studios in MumbaiSubmitted by Kiran Pahwa on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 19:04.
Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar on NDTV Chat Show Issi Ka Naam Zindagi with show host Raveena Tandon at Yashraj Studios in MumbaiSubmitted by Kiran Pahwa on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 19:03.
Farhan Akhtar on NDTV Chat Show Issi Ka Naam Zindagi with show host Raveena Tandon at Yashraj Studios in MumbaiSubmitted by Kiran Pahwa on Fri, 03/02/2012 - 19:00.
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Farhan Akhtar has traveled places for his films. Be it Goa for "Dil Chahta Hai", Ladakh for "Lakshya" or Spain for "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara." However, it was his experience in Ladakh that changed him as a person, he says.
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