Farhan Akhtar
India  /  Published 10.12.21

HC quashes FIR against 'Mirzapur' producers

The Allahabad High Court on Friday quashed an FIR registered against 'Mirzapur' web series producers Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani in a case that accused them of hurting religious, social ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Prayagraj

Entertainment  /  Published 19.09.21

The twain’s trysts

A few years ago, MAMI Mumbai Film Festival had ambitiously planned to bring Salim-Javed together on stage. The writing duo had split more than three decades ago in 1982, and had since then avoided com...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 01.08.21


Dear Farhan Akhtar, By now, you must’ve got used to the idea that your latest film Toofaan hasn’t quite stormed into viewers’ hearts. On the other hand, since OTT has made it fashio...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 21.07.21

Meet the real ‘Toofaan’

Having worked on the films you have done and the huge names that you have trained, what is it about Toofaan that got you interested? It was the script. I am in that position in my life now where I ca...
By Priyanka Roy 

Style  /  Published 18.07.21

Avan Contractor: It’s all in the detail

Toofaan is looking fantastic. Can you take us through the ideation process for Farhan Akhtar’s looks? Farhan’s character Aziz Ali goes through quite a transition and it was important for ...
By Saionee Chakraborty


Entertainment  /  Published 18.07.21


Pramita: In the film, Mrunal’s Ananya motivates Aziz Ali. In life, how important have your partners/ friends/ family been in motivating you and pushing you out of your comfort zone? Mrunal: Thi...
By Our Bureau

Entertainment  /  Published 17.07.21

Review: Toofaan says nothing new

There is a scene in Zoya Akhtar’s directorial debut Luck By Chance, when Farhan Akhtar’s Vikram, an aspiring actor doing the daily grind of auditions, takes a long, hard look at himself in...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 14.07.21

Zoya Akhtar on ZNMD

Would you believe it that I watched Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara 10 years ago and haven’t even once since?!” is the first thing Zoya Akhtar tells me when I catch up with her early one morning ...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 14.07.21

‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ turns 10

Imran’s humorous exterior hid a soul struggling to find himself and his roots, with his poetry — that he penned in secret in a diary and was written by Javed Akhtar — resonating with...
By Priyanka Roy 

Entertainment  /  Published 13.07.21

Mrunal Thakur on ‘Toofaan’ & more

What was it like having Farhan as a co-actor as well as a film-maker who you could potentially learn so much from? The beauty of being on a Rakeysh Mehra set is that we don’t do too much in ter...
By Priyanka Roy 


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