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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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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?

As:
Director, Writer
Director:
Farhan Akhtar
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Romance
Star Cast:
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Milkha Singh
Director:
Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport
Star Cast:
Sonam Kapoor, Prakash Raj, Art Malik, 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. 

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Imraan Qureshi
Director:
Zoya Akhtar
Genres:
Adventure, Drama, Comedy
4. Lakshya (2004)
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Lakshya
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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.

As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Farhan Akhtar
Genres:
Action, Romance, Drama, Adventure, War
Star Cast:
Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Preity Zinta, Om Puri, Sharad S. Kapoor
5. 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.   

As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Aditya 'Adi' Shroff
Director:
Abhishek Kapoor
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Prachi Desai, Luke Kenny
6. The Sky Is Pink (2019)
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The Sky Is Pink
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As:
Cast
Role:
Niren Chaudhary
Director:
Shonali Bose
Genres:
Drama, Family, Romance
Star Cast:
Priyanka Chopra, Manas Mittal , Zaira Wasim, Rohit Saraf
7. Talaash (2012)
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Talaash
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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.

As:
Producer, Writer
Director:
Reema Kagti
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Crime, Drama
Star Cast:
Kareena Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Rajkummar Rao
8. Gold (2018)
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Gold
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As:
Cast, Producer
Director:
Reema Kagti
Genres:
Biography, Drama, Sport, History
Star Cast:
Mouni Roy, Akshay Kumar, Andrew Havill, Kunal Kapoor
9. 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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Daanish Ali
Director:
Bejoy Nambiar
Genres:
Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller, Mystery
Star Cast:
Aditi Rao Hydari, Amitabh Bachchan, Manav Kaul, Neil Nitin Mukesh
10. 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. 

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Farhan Akhtar
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller
Star Cast:
Shah Rukh Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Kareena Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor Khan, Arjun Rampal, Isha Koppikar
11. 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.  

As:
Producer, Director, Writer
Director:
Farhan Akhtar
Genres:
Thriller, Action, Crime
13. Karthik Calling Karthik (2010)
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Karthik Calling Karthik
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2
As:
Cast, Producer
Role:
Karthik Narayan
Director:
Vijay Lalwani
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
Deepika Padukone, Siddhartha Gupta, Swapnel Desai, Vipin Sharma
14. 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. 

As:
Producer
Director:
Rahul Dholakia
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime, Thriller
Star Cast:
Mahira Khan, Shah Rukh Khan, Raj Arjun, Shubham Chintamani, Shubham Tukaram, Dhanveer
15. Fukrey (2013)
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Fukrey
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As:
Producer
Director:
Mrighdeep Lamba
Genres:
Romance, Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Priya Anand, Altaf, Anurag Arora, Jatinder Bakshi
17. Fukrey Returns (2017)
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Fukrey Returns
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As:
Producer
Director:
Mrighdeep Lamba
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Priya Anand, Manjot Singh, Ali Fazal, Pulkit Samrat
18. Daddy (2017)
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Daddy
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As:
Cast
Director:
Ashim Ahluwalia
Genres:
Crime, Biography, History, Action, Drama
Star Cast:
Arjun Rampal, Nishikant Kamat, Rajesh Shringarpore, Aishwarya Rajesh
19. Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd. (2007)
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Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd.
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As:
Producer
Director:
Reema Kagti
Genres:
Romance, Comedy, Drama
Star Cast:
Ameesha Patel, Shabana Azmi, Dia Mirza, Arjun Rampal, Ranvir Shorey
20. Lucknow Central (2017)
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Lucknow Central
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As:
Cast
Role:
Kishan Mohan Girhotra
Director:
Ranjit Tiwari
Genres:
Crime, Action, Thriller, Drama, Music
Star Cast:
Ronit Roy, Deepak Dobriyal, Gippy Grewal, Diana Penty
21. Shaadi Ke Side Effects (2014)
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Shaadi Ke Side Effects
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As:
Cast
Role:
Sid
Director:
Saket Chaudhary
Genres:
Romance, Comedy
Star Cast:
Vidya Balan, Ila Arun, Vir Das, Ram Kapoor
22. Baar Baar Dekho (2016)
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Baar Baar Dekho
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As:
Producer
Director:
Nitya Mehra
Genres:
Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Comedy
Star Cast:
Sidharth Malhotra, Katrina Kaif, Sayani Gupta, Kirti Adarkar, Sagar Arya
24. Rock On 2 (2016)
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Rock On 2
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As:
Cast, Producer, Writer
Role:
Aditya Shroff
Director:
Shujaat Saudagar
Genres:
Music, Drama
Star Cast:
Shraddha Kapoor, Arjun Rampal, Purab Kohli, Prachi Desai
25. Positive (2007)
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Positive
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As:
Producer, Director
Director:
Farhan Akhtar
Genres:
Drama, Short
Star Cast:
Shabana Azmi, Boman Irani, Krsh Chawla, Arjun Mathur
26. 3 Storeys (2018)
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3 Storeys
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As:
Producer
Director:
Arjun Mukerjee
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Richa Chadda, Richa Chadha, Sharman Joshi, Aisha Ahmed, Tarun Anand, Gopal Das
27. Fakir of Venice (2009)
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Fakir of Venice
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As:
Cast
Role:
Adi Contractor
Director:
Anand Surapur
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Mathieu Carrière, Annu Kapoor, Kamal Sidhu, Valentina Carnelutti
28. Bangistan (2015)
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Bangistan
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As:
Producer
Director:
Karan Anshuman
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
Star Cast:
Jacqueline Fernandez, Riteish Deshmukh, Andrzej Blumenfeld, Michalina Olszanska, Pulkit Samrat

TV Shows and Videos

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