You may know him as Farhan Akhtar. Around here we call him heart-magnet: talent to burn, charm to spare, and commitment to warm the most cynical heart.
He is actor, writer, director and musician – and remarkably successful at them all – but what stands out is the effortless ease with which Farhan seems to balance being his own man, and a deeply engaged public one. And we dived into just that world in The Art of the Man, as we talked to him about balancing the yin and yang in life, politics and cinema.
This is the second time we’ve hosted Farhan in conversation. Watch the full session above. Then go back to see what you missed at his previous conversation with us at Algebra!
Algebra, the Arts & Ideas Club brings together a fellowship of people who believe great cities are built not just on infrastructure but a life of the mind; who understand robust and liberal societies need the oxygen of great conversation and nuanced thinking.
At a time when we are increasingly surrounded by rage and noise, Algebra is a live and continuous space for people to come together for a genuine exchange of ideas and exposure to issues; where new seeds could be sparked, fresh perspectives formed, and intelligent connections made.
Algebra – the Arts and Ideas Club is designed to host almost 35 engagements over the year with topline thinkers and practitioners from almost every discipline that impacts human affairs: politics, economy, environment, spirituality, cinema, medicine, science, technology, music, media, literature, the arts, sports, people’s movements, et al.