Watch Farhan Akhtar play the iconic Sholayâs theme track

Farhan Akhtar showcased his musical talent recently by playing the guitar and singing. In a video shared online, the acclaimed actor, filmmaker, writer, and performer enjoyed a fun evening strumming his guitar. Dressed in a well-tailored black suit paired with a crisp white shirt, black tie, and shiny boots, Farhan looked dapper.

Farhan Akhtar
What stole the show was his rendition of the iconic theme song from Ramesh Sippy’s film Sholay. In the caption, he challenged his followers to recognize the tune, writing, “Recognise this ..? #themesforlife.”
Responses poured in swiftly, with actress Amrita Arora being the first to guess correctly, commenting, Sholay with a fire emoji. Filmmaker Zoya Akhtar added a smiley emoji, while Farhan’s wife Shibani Akhtar expressed her admiration with red heart emojis. Fans also requested more of Farhan’s singing, with one writing, “I always missed your singing. Please bring it back.”

Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar, born to screenwriter parents Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, made his mark in the Indian film industry with Dil Chahta Hai, receiving multiple awards, including a National Award for Best Hindi Film. His diverse contributions include producing, writing, directing, and acting in films like Honeymoon Travels Pvt. Ltd., Rock On!!, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Dil Dhadakne Do, Toofaan, Fukrey 3, Kho Gaye Hum Kahan, and more.
Notably, Farhan has also lent his voice to numerous film songs such as Socha Hai, Pichle Saat Dinon Mein, Señorita, Toh Zinda Ho Tum, Dil Dhadakne Do, Gallan Goodiyan, Atrangi Yaari, Jaago, Manzar Naya, Woh Jahaan, and many others.