Farah Khan is the daughter of Menaka Khan and Kamran Khan. She is Saajid Khan, the well known host, comedian-turned-director’s sister. She was born on January 9th in 1965.

Farah’s mother is screenplay writer Honey Irani’s sister. Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar are her cousins.

Farah learnt dance on her own and set up her own troupe. She was inspired by the Thriller video by MJ. She was studying Sociology in St. Xavier’s, Mumbai. After Saroj Khan walked out on Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander(1992), Farah got the chance to choreograph the song “Pehla Nasha” which catapulted her to stardom. She met Shahrukh Khan on the film set of Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa and continues to be good friends with him.

Farah Khan has won the Best Choreographer award at Filmfare, six times. For the song, Idhar Chala, she won the National award. She has won international fame for Monsoon Wedding and Bombay Dreams. She has worked in a Chinese movie Perhaps Love.

Farah Khan has been seen regularly on the small screen. She was a judge in Indian Idol seasons 1 and 2 and had her own talkshow Tere Mere Beach Mein. She has worked with international performers like Kylie Minogue and Shakira.

Farah Khan turned director with the 2004 hit Main Hoon Na, starring Shahrukh Khan. She won the Best Debutante director award for it. She has gone on to make the super successful Om Shanti Om in 2007. Her last movie Tees Maar Khan failed at the box office.

She is married to editor Shirish Kunder.

All About Farah Khan

Farah Khan turns 51, Bollywood wishes ‘Happy Birthday’

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan turned 51 today and on her D-day, Bollywood sends out warm wishes to the successful filmmaker. Farah Khan shares her birthday with cousin and multi-talented actor Farhan Akhtar, who turned 42 today. Here's what the celebrities tweeted on her birthd ... read more

Farah Khan vents out her anger at British Airways

Filmmaker Farah Khan seems not so impressed with the hospitality of British Airways. She took to Twitter to vent her anger on the airline services. Farah has a bitter experience of travelling with British Airways for the second time. Lashing out at the airways, the 50-year-old filmmaker t ... read more

Shah Rukh Khan calls Farah Khan, Karan Johar “wannabe actors”

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan shares a cordial relationship with almost everyone in the film industry. Filmmakers Karan Johar and Farah Khan are known to be among his closest buddies and he had worked in some of their respective films. But King Khan has called them “wannabe actors” an ... read more

Sania Mirza treats ‘Dilwale’ team to Hyderabadi biryani

Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol along with the whole ‘Dilwale’ team who are shooting in Hyderabad were once again treated to a scrumptious meal of biriyani by tennis star Sania Mirza who came to visit them on the film’s set in Ramoji Film City. Shah Rukh took to Twitter to thank Sania, ... read more

Leaked: Shoot of Shah Rukh and Kajol’s romantic song in Iceland

Rohit Shetty’s upcoming film ‘Dilwale’ has been making news ever since it was announced. The highlight seems to be the pairing of the iconic on-screen romantic couple Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol after a gap of five years. Few days ago, Shah Rukh and Kajol took off for Iceland to shoot for a r ... read more

Farah to recreate DDLJ magic with Shahrukh, Kajol in ‘Dilwale’

Rohit Shetty’s upcoming film ‘Dilwale’ is not just about the pairing of iconic on-screen romantic couple Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, but also choreographer Farah Khan who will choreograph the duo for a romantic song. Farah had earlier choreographed Shah Rukh and Kajol in the hit song ‘Ruk ja ... read more

Shahrukh Khan gives a tight hug to Farah Khan in Iceland

To beat the immense cold in Iceland, superstar star Shahrukh Khan gave a tight hug to his best friend choreographer cum filmmaker Farah Khan. Farah Khan headed to Iceland to choreograph a romantic number to be picturized on the iconic couple, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol for Rohit Shetty’s ‘Dil ... read more

Farah Khan won’t be replacing KJo on Jhalak Reloaded

Producer-director Karan Johar has bid adieu to the celebrity dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded’. Karan had been judging the show for four seasons now. The dance show is left with only three judges – Shahid Kapoor, Lauren Gotlieb and choreographer Ganesh Hegde.   Followin ... read more