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List of Farhan Akhtar Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
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Dil Chahta Hai
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2

After college graduation, three close friends, Aakash, Sameer and Siddharth follow different paths and their completely diverse perspectives about relationships of heart causes a rift in their tight-knit bond. Years later when the three meet again, each has matured after experiencing bitter-sweet pains of deep love and agony of separation. Do the three friends find their old bond once again?

Starring:
Directed By:
Farhan Akhtar
2. Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)
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Bhaag Milkha Bhaag
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Despite being scarred by the Indo-Pakistan partition, an Indian athlete Milkha Singh overcomes several agonizing obstacles in order to become one of India’s most iconic athletes. 

Role:
Milkha Singh
Starring:
Sonam Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Art Malik, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Directed By:
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
3. Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara (2011)
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Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara
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After one of them gets engaged, three friends, decide to go on a vacation to Spain. The trip eventually becomes an opportunity to mend fences, heal wounds, fall in love with life, as well as combating their worst fears. 

Role:
Imraan Qureshi
Directed By:
Zoya Akhtar
4. Lakshya (2004)
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Lakshya
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2

Karan is an aimless young woman who decides to join the Indian Army on a whim but when he finds the training difficult, he decides to run away. However, his girlfriend leaves him because of this, and therefore he decides to rejoin. Soon, he matures into one of the best heroes in the battlefield.

Starring:
Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri, Sharad S. Kapoor
Directed By:
Farhan Akhtar
5. Gully Boy (2019)
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Gully Boy
UA
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2

Gully Boy is a musical drama film which tells the story of Murad, a street rapper from Mumbai, who struggles while expressing his views on social issues and his life through his music. Although his parents had worked hard, hoping that he would get a white collar job, things don’t go as expected, because Murad wants to make it big in the world of rap music.

Starring:
6. Rock On!! (2008)
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Rock On!!
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Four musicians, who are also good friends, want to make it big as musicians, but due to misunderstandings they fail. However, years later, they forget their past quarrels and finish their incomplete journey.   

Role:
Aditya 'Adi' Shroff
Starring:
Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Prachi Desai, Luke Kenny
Directed By:
Abhishek Kapoor
7. Sharmaji Namkeen (2022)
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Sharmaji Namkeen
UA 13+
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After his retirement, Brij Gopal Sharma wants to stay relevant, and he decides to explore his culinary interests. But this attracts severe reactions from his family.

8. The Sky Is Pink (2019)
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The Sky Is Pink
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Role:
Niren Chaudhary
Starring:
Priyanka Chopra, Manas Mittal , Zaira Wasim, Rohit Saraf
Directed By:
Shonali Bose
9. Gold (2018)
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Gold
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Gold is a historical sports drama film which revolves around Tapan Das, a sports manager who wants to win a gold medal for his country i.e. the first medal post independence. In order to fulfill his dream, he tries to build a strong and capable hockey team.

Starring:
Mouni Roy, Akshay Kumar, Andrew Havill, Kunal Kapoor
Directed By:
Reema Kagti
10. Talaash (2012)
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Talaash
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2

Inspector Surjan Shekhawat and wife Roshni are still reeling under the shock of their son’s loss when he is called to examine an actor’s death. Seemingly a straightforward case, the accidental death soon deepens into a mystery where a sex-worker Rosie adds to the puzzle. As Shekhawat works towards solving the mystery, he also learns to mend his troubled relation with Roshni.

Starring:
Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rajkummar Rao
Directed By:
Reema Kagti
11. Wazir (2016)
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Wazir
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Daanish is a cop whose daughter gets shot and killed, while he is chasing a terrorist in his car. He soon befriends a chess master named Pandit Omkar Nath Dhar. Daanish starts to learn chess from him and the two grow close to each other. Dhar also tells Daanish how his daughter was murdered by Yazaad Qureshi, an influential political leader.

Role:
Daanish Ali
Starring:
Aditi Rao Hydari, Amitabh Bachchan, Manav Kaul, Neil Nitin Mukesh
Directed By:
Bejoy Nambiar
12. Don 2 (2011)
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Don 2
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After dominating the Asian underworld, Don, notorious drug lord, plans to recruit a team in order to steal currency printing plates from a high-security bank in Berlin. To do this, he turns himself in, to release his former nemesis Vardhan from prison.  

Starring:
Shah Rukh Khan, Lara Dutta, Hrithik Roshan, Priyanka Chopra, Om Puri
Directed By:
Farhan Akhtar
13. Don (2006)
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Don
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Officer D’Silva enlists street-singer Vijay, a look-alike of international smuggling kingpin Don, to replace injured Don, and get information on drug mafia. But D’Silva gets killed in a raid and the mafia gang realizes that Vijay is an imposter. With no evidence that he was recruited by a police-officer, now Vijay is on the run with both mafia and police after him. 

Starring:
Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Rampal, Isha Koppikar
Directed By:
Farhan Akhtar
14. Luck by Chance (2009)
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Luck by Chance
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2

A struggling actress seeks stardom in Bombay, but realizes she has to redefine her purpose as an actress after encountering many obstacles in her career and personal relationships.

Role:
Vikram Jaisingh
Starring:
Anurag Kashyap, Hrithik Roshan, Dimple Kapadia, Juhi Chawla, Rishi Kapoor, Konkona Sen Sharma
Directed By:
Zoya Akhtar
15. Raees (2017)
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Raees
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2

A street smart kid gets involved in the illegal liquor trade and rises to become one of Gujarat’s most influential alcohol dealers. He tries to balance his life of crime by helping the people. Problem arises when an honest police officer is transferred to the area, and starts a major crackdown on alcohol dealers. 

Starring:
Mahira Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Dhanveer
Directed By:
Rahul Dholakia
16. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
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Karthik Calling Karthik
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This psychological thriller film tells the story of a timid man named Karthik, who is harassed and bullied by his boss. He is attracted to his colleague Sonali, although he is unable to tell her about his feelings. After getting fired from his job, he thinks of committing suicide. But his life changes when receives a call from a mysterious figure.

Role:
Karthik Narayan
Starring:
Deepika Padukone, Siddhartha Gupta, Swapnel Desai, Vipin Sharma
Directed By:
Vijay Lalwani
17. Dil Dhadakne Do (2015)
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Dil Dhadakne Do
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2

This comedy drama film revolves around the Mehras, a dysfunctional couple, who on the occasion of their 30th anniversary, decide to invite their relatives and friends on a cruise trip. On the journey, they learn several life-changing lessons, which help them change for the better.

Starring:
Anushka Sharma, Anil Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Aamir Khan, Shefali Shetty, Ranveer Singh
Directed By:
Zoya Akhtar
18. Fukrey (2013)
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Fukrey
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2

Four friends, who want to make easy money, approach a notorious gangster named Bholi to invest in their plan. However, when their plan fails, they lose her money, and now they need to complete an assignment for her, if they want to avoid the consequences.

Starring:
Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Priya Anand, Altaf, Anurag Arora, Jatinder Bakshi
Directed By:
Mrighdeep Lamba
19. Fukrey Returns (2017)
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Fukrey Returns
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2
Starring:
Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Priya Anand, Manjot Singh, Ali Fazal, Pulkit Samrat
Directed By:
Mrighdeep Lamba
20. Daddy (2017)
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Daddy
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2
Starring:
Arjun Rampal, Nishikant Kamat, Rajesh Shringarpore, Aishwarya Rajesh
Directed By:
Ashim Ahluwalia
21. Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
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Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
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2
Starring:
Ameesha Patel, Shabana Azmi, Dia Mirza, Arjun Rampal, Ranvir Shorey
Directed By:
Reema Kagti
22. Lucknow Central (2017)
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Lucknow Central
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2
Role:
Kishan Mohan Girhotra
Starring:
Ronit Roy, Deepak Dobriyal, Gippy Grewal, Diana Penty
Directed By:
Ranjit Tiwari
23. Toofaan (2021)
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Toofaan
UA
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2

An orphan living on the streets of Mumbai becomes a thug as he grows up. However, his life takes a turn when he meets a girl named Ananya, who makes him realize his true calling: Boxing. He eventually sets off on a journey to reach and win the national level competition.       

Role:
Ajju
Starring:
Paresh Rawal
24. Shaadi Ke Side Effects (2014)
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Shaadi Ke Side Effects
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Role:
Sid
Starring:
Vidya Balan, Ila Arun, Vir Das, Ram Kapoor
Directed By:
Saket Chaudhary
25. Baar Baar Dekho (2016)
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Baar Baar Dekho
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Jai is a mathematics professor who is in love with Diya, his childhood sweetheart. He hopes to get a fellowship at Cambridge University, and although Diya wishes to get married, Jai is reluctant. He tells her that she might not be a part of his future, and after she leaves, he gets drunk and passes out. He soon wakes up in Thailand and finds out that he is already married to Diya, and is now on his honeymoon. He begins to feel that he might have unknowingly time-traveled.

Starring:
Sidharth Malhotra, Katrina Kaif, Sayani Gupta, Kirti Adarkar, Sagar Arya
Directed By:
Nitya Mehra
26. Game (2011)
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Game
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2
Starring:
Abhishek Bachchan, Anupam Kher, Kangana Ranaut, Jimmy Shergill, Boman Irani
Directed By:
Abhinay Deo
27. Rock On 2 (2016)
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Rock On 2
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Role:
Aditya Shroff
Starring:
Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Prachi Desai
Directed By:
Shujaat Saudagar
28. Positive (2007)
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Positive
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2
Starring:
Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Krsh Chawla, Arjun Mathur
Directed By:
Farhan Akhtar
29. 3 Storeys (2018)
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3 Storeys
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2
Starring:
Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Sharman Joshi, Aisha Ahmed, Tarun Anand, Gopal Das
Directed By:
Arjun Mukerjee
30. Fakir of Venice (2009)
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2
Fakir of Venice
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2
Role:
Adi Contractor
Starring:
Mathieu Carrière, Annu Kapoor, Kamal Sidhu, Valentina Carnelutti
Directed By:
Anand Surapur
31. Bangistan (2015)
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2
Bangistan
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2
Starring:
Jacqueline Fernandez, Riteish Deshmukh, Andrzej Blumenfeld, Michalina Olszanska, Pulkit Samrat
Directed By:
Karan Anshuman

TV Shows and Videos

Made in Heaven (2018)
Made in Heaven
Not
Starring:
Kalki Koechlin, Arjun Mathur, Zachary Coffin, Shashank Arora, Jim Sarbh
Directed By:
Zoya Akhtar, Prashant Nair, Nitya Mehra
Inside Edge (2017)
Inside Edge
TV-MA
Starring:
Vivek Oberoi, Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Tanuj Virwani, Angad Bedi, Siddhant Chaturvedi
Oye! It's Friday! (2008)
Oye! It's Friday!
Role:
Himself (3 episodes, 2008-2009)
Starring:
Deepika Padukone, Monica Bedi, Neha Dhupia, Shankar Mahadevan