Yes, you read that right. Not Rock On!! but The Fakir of Venice is technically Farhan Akhtar’s acting debut film. However, the film got shelved and the former became his official debut vehicle as an actor. The Fakir of Venice is a Hindi drama about a con man’s quest to find a Fakir who can bury himself in the sand for an art installation in Venice.
Farhan plays 29-year-old Adi Contractor, the con man who undertakes the task to find such a Fakir in exchange for some bucks to sponsor his further studies in the United States. His character is extremely selfish but one with a humour.