Farhan Akhtar Wishes An Oscar Award For Zoya Akhtar On Her Birthday
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Farhan Akhtar Wishes An Oscar Award For Zoya Akhtar On Her Birthday

Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar were born to poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar and the screenwriter Honey Irani. The siblings have worked together in may films.

Farhan Akhtar shares a close bond with sister Zoya Akhtar. The siblings, born to the famous poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar and screenwriter Honey Irani, have created a mark in the industry which is independent of their parents’ achievements. Farhan Akhtar is a man of many talents being an ace actor, director, producer, and singer while Zoya Akhtar has completely changed the face of Hindi cinema with her unusual choice of directorial projects. Zoya Akhtar’s film Gully Boy which was produced by Farhan Akhtar has been selected as India’s entry for the Oscars.

Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar share a close bond and have stayed through thick and thins since their parents’ divorce. Farhan Akhtar recently shared a picture with Zoya Akhtar to wish her a happy birthday. The picture explains the bond of sisters and brothers very well when Zoya can be seen giggling as Farhan Akhtar looks awkwardly at her.  On his only sister’s birthday, Farhan Akhtar’s wish for her is to get the Oscar her film has been nominated for. In the birthday note, Farhan Akhtar said,
‘Happy birthday @zoieakhtar .. may you get all that your heart desires. Bas Oscar le aana .. Love you. ‘

Not only were the fans eager to wish Zoya Akhtar for her birthday, Farhan Akhtar’s post also reminded them of the Oscar. They also wished for her to bring the Oscar home.

‘Happy birthday to the finest director of new age cinema....@zoieakhtar ....we all are counting on you for Oscar ..’

‘Such a cutie pic....awesome brother sister duo...HAPPY BDAY @zoieakhtar’

‘Awww such a sweet post ...A very Happy Birthday to you !!! Yes please... And the Oscar goes to ...’

‘No pressure Bas Oscar le ana’

Not only do Farhan Akhtar and Zoya Akhtar share a close bond as siblings, the two also have a great working chemistry. Zoya Akhtar assisted Farhan Kahtar when he made his first film ’Dil Chahta Hai’ as a director. She also assisted Farhan Akhtar in directing Hrithik Roshan starrer ‘Lakshya’. Zoya Akhtar made her directorial debut with ‘Luck By Chance’ in 2009. Farhan Akhtar made his acting debut in ’Rock On’. His film ‘The Sky Is Pink’ with Priyanka Chopra is currently running in the cinemas and has won him great reviews for his understated acting skills.

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By Saadia Ahmed
Saadia Ahmed is a Bollywood and cheesecake fanatic with no obvious interest in space travel. She tweets @khwamkhwah day in and out