There has been no looking back for Farhan Akhtar ever since his directorial debut DIL CHAHTA HAI acquired cult status. This maverick filmmaker has donned many hats – be it director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer and lyricist. Farhan has inspired a new genre of cinema that is youthful, stylish and tells a story that connects with new age India. This week on Zoom’s ‘Bollywood Storytellers’, Farhan Akhtar narrates an intriguing story of his passion and dedication for cinema that breaks the mould and reflects the way urban India thinks.
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Farhan Akhtar has assisted various directors and cinematographers before scripting his very own success story! He has challenged himself when it comes to the look, style and even action sequences of films, setting new benchmarks in the industry and striking the perfect balance between style and substance. He used his college notes to write DIL CHAHTA HAI and gave the characters and storytelling an unprecedented styling – the combination of honesty in storytelling and youthful presentation enthralled the youth with its fresh cinematic approach.
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Farhan Akhthar is probably the first Bollywood filmmaker to give urban multiplex audiences a face and space through his kind of cool, slick and stylish movies.
Set a date with this multifaceted filmmaker as he recounts his journey to success on the show!