Striking a different chord : 6 Bollywood actors who are passionate about guitar

Striking a different chord : 6 Bollywood actors who are passionate about guitar

  • Bharat Sharma
  • 24/09/2018

Forget song and dance, did you know that your favorite Bollywood actors could play music too? While there are many talented actors in Bollywood, some go a notch higher and take their musical talents seriously too.

These actors are passionate about guitar and like to strum their favorite tunes, both on and off screen. After all, your favorite Bollywood stars can have their favorite hobbies too and when it comes to music, these actors are leading the way with their guitar playing!

If you are someone who likes to play guitar and need some inspiration, keep on reading to know about these 6 Bollywood actors who are striking a different chord with their love for playing guitar.


1 Farhan Akhtar

The real/reel life rock star is known for his passion for guitar and singing. Farhan Akhtar has not only played guitar on the screen for his movies (Rock On, Lucknow Central), but has also appeared for MTV Unplugged’s live gigs as a singer and musician. Not only that, Farhan is known to have composed his tunes on guitar too!

Farhan Akhtar is a talented guitar player who loves to follow his passion for music along with his profession as an actor, producer, host and film director.

Seems like he believes in living life to its fullest, after all, zindagi na milegi dobara!



2 Saif Ali Khan

The Nawab of Pataudi, Saif Ali Khan isn’t just a versatile actor with hit films to his credit, but is also a talented guitar player. Having played with Indian rock band ‘Parikrama’, Saif is known to be a good guitar player with a passion for music.

Saif has performed at numerous live shows at music events, award shows and college fests. When it comes to his love for playing guitar, Saif is pretty modest and says he is not as good as he wants to be.

Well, we are all aware of Saif’s acting prowess and with his passion for music, it’s only a matter of time that the Nawab will be cutting out a music album for his fans!



3 Aditya Roy Kapoor

Playing a musician in the blockbuster ‘Aashiqui 2’ came naturally to Aditya Roy Kapoor. This Bollywood actor is known to have a penchant for playing guitar and he likes to spend his free time practicing and composing tunes on guitar.

It is known that Aditya is so much in love with guitars that he received guitar as a gift from Bollywood director Mohit Suri as well as from a die-hard fan!

Aditya’s passion for music isn’t surprising, as he is known to play his favorite instrument during shoots. He is also known to keep a personal collection of different varieties of guitar. Sources say the musical actor is now preparing to learn to play the piano too!

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