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.

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Inside pictures of Shahrukh Khan’s Diwali bash at Mannat

Shahrukh Khan hosted a pre-diwali bash at Mannat and it was attended by close buddies like Karan Johar, Aanand L Rai, Arjun Kapoor and Sanjay Kapoor. Farah Khan shared three photos from the night. Her first post’s caption read, “Film people!! At mannat with old friends n new.. @iamsrk @kar ... read more

Pics: Shahrukh Khan, Farah Khan at Kundan Shah’s prayer meet

Bollywood noted filmmaker Kundan Shah passed away on October 7 and a prayer meet was held for the peace of his soul. Many Bollywood celebrities including Shahrukh Khan, Naseeruddin Shah, filmmakers David Dhawan and Vijay Krishna Acharya, Suchitra Krisnamoorty turned up to pay their last respects ... read more

Farah Khan takes a dig at Kangana Ranaut

Reacting to Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan’s controversy, filmmaker Farah Khan said that the ‘Queen’ actress is playing a woman card. Farah said that ‘feminism meant equality' and if a man would have made statements like that of Kangana then he would have faced the society's wrath. ... read more

Farah Khan shares old photo with Karan Johar, Shahrukh Khan

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan shared old picture with besties Karan Johar and Shahrukh Khan. The picture talks about her long standing friendship with Karan and Shahrukh. The picture shows Farah sitting on Karan’s lap with Shahrukh by their side. The picture is clicked at a retro them ... read more

Throwback pic: Farah Khan with Shahrukh, Salman, Bhansali

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan went down the memory lane and shared throwback pictures of Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The picture shows Kajol hugging Sajid Nadiadwala and and in the background Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan chatting. The picture is doing all ro ... read more

Koffee with Karan 5: Farah Khan, Saina Mirza set the couch on fire

The next guest of the popular chat show, ‘Koffee with Karan’ season five is two strong headed ladies, Farah Khan and Sania Mirza. The two beauties graced the show and the episode a must watch. Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan and ace tennis player Sania Mirza talked about their individua ... read more