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Farhan Akhtar pays homage to his great-great grandmother

News Agencies | Updated on: 19 August 2017, 10:11 IST

Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar recently took a trip to Khairabad, which is a town in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh, to discover his roots tracing his ancestral legacy, wherein he paid respect to his great-great grandmother by visiting her grave.

The multi talented star is better known as the urban guy born and brought up in Bandra, however, Farhan Akhtar is the descendant of a very renowned family in Khairabad.

Farhan, who was on a promotional tour to Lucknow for his upcoming film 'Lucknow Central', took a detour to visit his ancestral property. The actor said, "I was keen to learn about my roots and pay my respects to my ancestors. My first and second cousins, with their families, live there now."

"I'm overwhelmed by the love. I'll definitely be back soon," he added.

The actor is currently gearing up for his upcoming release ' Lucknow Central' and visited Khairabad along with the director of the film, Ranjit Tiwari.

Produced by Viacom18 Motion Pictures and Emmay Entertainment and Motion Pictures, the film is directed by Ranjit Tiwari and is slated to release on 15 September.


First published: 19 August 2017, 10:11 IST