Shakya Akhtar is an Indian digital creator who is famous for being the elder daughter of the Indian actor-singer Farhan Akhtar.
Shakya Akhtar was born on Sunday, 7 August 2000 (age 21 years; as of 2021) in Mumbai. Her zodiac sign is Leo. She did her schooling at Dhirubhai Ambani International School, Mumbai.
Reportedly, she is pursuing her higher studies at a university outside India.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Brown (Dyed Purple, Pink, Grey, Black)
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
Her father, Farhan Akhtar, is a famous Indian actor and singer. Her mother, Adhuna Bhabani, is a hairstylist and founder of the hair salon BBlunt. She has a younger sister named Akira Akhtar.
On 24 April 2017, her parents got divorced, and the custody of Shakya and Akira was given to Adhuna. On 19 February 2022, her father, Farhan Akhtar, got married to his long-time girlfriend Shibani Dandekar (Actress, VJ). Shakya was one of the bridesmaids at her father’s wedding.
As of 2022, her mother, Adhuna Bhabani, is dating the Indian restaurateur Nicolo Morea (brother of actor Dino Morea).
Her paternal grandfather, Javed Akhtar, is a renowned Indian lyricist and poet. Her paternal grandmothers are Honey Irani and Shabana Azmi (step-grandmother; actor). Shakya’s aunt, Zoya Akhtar, is an Indian film director.
- She did her vocal training at Shannon Donald music school in Mumbai.
- Shakya is often spotted supporting the LGBTQ community. She has also been associated with the group which promotes equality for women in the society named Lancaster University Feminist Society.
- She is an avid animal lover and has a few pet dogs and cats.
- She has got a few tattoos inked on her body. The first is a tattoo on her left shoulder, and the second is a tattoo of a feather on her right forearm.