Farheen, better known as Farheen Prabhakar, is an Indian actress, who works in Bollywood. She has also worked on some projects down south, be it Malayalam, Tamil or Kannada movies. Her Bollywood debut movie was with
Deepak Balraj Vij. In“Jaan Tere Naam,” which released in 1992, she was working alongside
Ronit Roy. She also came to fame when she entered the industry, and she was said to have resemblance with
Madhuri Dixit. Born and brought up in Chennai, Farheen was interested in cinema and acting at large since childhood. It’s been a long journey for the actress. And when she looks back she feels happy and satisfied. In 1996, she was seen in “King Solomon” a Malayalam movie. Since then she has done movies like “Saajan Ka Ghar” (1994), “
Amaanat” (1994), “Fauj”, “
Sainik” and the famous “Aag Ka Toofan.” She also worked in som Kannada films like “Halli Mehthru” (1992), “Rayaru Bandaru Mavana Manege” (1993).
In 1993, she was also seen in a Tamil movie called “Kalaignan.” After working in a couple of Bollywood movies and some movies from the South, she bid a quiet quit from movies, after her marriage with the famous cricketer Manoj Prabhakar. After the wedding, she quietly, out of media gaze, was settled in Delhi, with her family. She lived a happy and a peaceful life, with her two sons and husband, until Balraj Vij approached her with the offer to work in a sequel of “Jaan Tere Naam.” This time, the actress is roped in to play the role of the mother. She says she could not say no to him, as he had given her first debut in Bollywood. In an interview, she discusses how she could not say no to the director, and how the image of a look-alike of Madhuri Dixit has if at all had changed. She is not afraid, if her comeback clashes with that of Madhuri’s, as she feels she is more beautiful than Madhuri.
She also adds that when she met
Shatrughan Sinha recently, she complimented her saying she resembles the yesteryear actress
Suchitra Sen. A compliment indeed. Prepare yourself to see the yesteryear actress, steal the show in her comeback.