He's wearing a pair of blue jeans, yellow trainers and a black T-shirt decorated with an archer's target and there is little about him that suggests megastar.
His most noticeable feature is a scar under his right eye, which he says is the result of an incident as a toddler when he walked into a table.
Winget told the Deccan Chronicle that they were just friends and know each other for quite a few years.
The Alankrita Shrivastava-directorial courted its share of controversies right from the mention of this project.
But the makers of the film took every stone thrown at them to their own favour.
But what has made Akhtar such a star of Hindi cinema is not his looks, or sense of fashion, but his ability to combine a career behind the camera making blockbuster films, with an uncanny ability to pick endearing roles when asked to appear in front of the camera. that Akhtar surprised fans of his directorial efforts Dil Chahta Hai, Lakshya and Don with his skills in front of the camera.
He says, "For me I wanted to explore the creative side of what I can do and it so happened that the first one that I got a chance to do it on Rock On!! Then people start offering you work based on what they thing you're capable of doing."Not since La Haine director Mathieu Kassovitz wowed in Amelie has a director made such a stunning leap between jobs.