Rock on with Farhan

SINGAPORE - One of the leading actors in Bollywood, who has acted in, directed and produced some of the biggest blockbuster films in recent years, has taken to singing and performing live. And he will be in Singapore on April 13 to wow the crowd at the Esplanade Theatre.

He is none other than the multi-talented, multi-faceted Farhan Akhtar (right). The 40-year-old director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host who is known for his willingness to address edgy matters, discovered his talent for singing when acting in the 2008 movie Rock On!.

It was also the first movie that Farhan acted in although he made his directorial debut for the movie Dil Chahta Hai in 2001. His songs from Rock On! and Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara have been chart-toppers.

Although Farhan has admitted that neither acting nor singing was on his agenda when he entered the industry, he currently has a huge fan following in Bangalore for his band Farhan Live.

In the last year, Farhan has been successfully touring and performing his rock concert live in various cities. The power packed 90-minute Bollywood rock show here will feature hits from Rock On!, Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya, Don, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag and Shaadi Ke Side Effects as well as surprise elements of Farhan's shayari and moves that will mesmerise the audience.

The Farhan Live concert will be happening at the Esplanade Theatre on April 13, from 7.30pm onwards. Tickets priced between $88 and $268 can be bought from SISTIC. For more details, call 8118-9144.

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