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.more
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Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan gets nostalgic as her debut film, ‘Main Hoon Na’ completes 10 years. Farah Khan, who has some best moments shooting the film with the cast and crew of the film specially her close friend Shahrukh Khan tweeted about the film “Sorry will Pakao ul today with ... read more
If we recall, Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan had a fall-out during the making of Shirish Kunder’s ‘Joker’ but now the scenario is totally different. Akshay Kumar and Farah Khan has forgotten the old hatchet and got together again. The duo hugged and hatched-up at an event recently. Post ‘Joker’, the ... read more
Raveena Tandon will soon replace Farah Khan as the judge of the reality show ‘Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega’ as the filmmaker is busy with her forthcoming film, ‘Happy New Year’ starring Shahrukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in the lead. Due to the film shooting, Farah could not give ... read more
Bollywood celebrities took to the social networking site to wish their dearest mom on Mother’s Day for their selfless love and sacrifice. As the world celebrated Mother Day’s on May 11, celebrities expressed their love and admiration for their mom and tweets how much they miss them. Here ... read more
Ace choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan who is a mother of triplet tweeted that she doesn’t need an alarm clock to wake up in the morning. Her 6-year-old son woke her up in the morning with his noisy toy. Farah who is married to director-producer Shirish Kunder is blessed with tripl ... read more
Superstar Shahrukh Khan shares a great bond with choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan and he very often showers precious gifts on Farah and this time the superstar has gifted a black Mercedes to Farah. Shahrukh is well known for showing gifts on his friends and colleagues. Farah Khan ... read more
Archana Puran Singh who is currently judging ‘Comedy Circus’ will now replace filmmaker Farah Khan as the host of reality show 'Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega'. Now Archana will be judging the show along with music composer Anu Malik. Farah who is currently filming her next movie, ‘Happy N ... read more
With a number of films making their way to the 100 crore club, this figure has become an old yardstick when measuring the success of a Bollywood film. Enter Happy New Year directed by former choreographer Farah Khan. The film is rumored to be heading for a tot ... read more
Bollywood star Deepika Padukone and superstar Shah Rukh Khan and a host of other B-town celebs were spotted at the birthday bash of Karim Morani on Sunday, March 24. The elegant actress took time out off from her busy schedule with the ongoing shooting of ‘Happy New Year’ and was seen arriving at ... read more
Farah Khan directed multi-starrer film ‘Happy New Year’, nearing completion, and she, extra-cautious about guarding the looks of her leading actors, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone so, has banned the use of mobile phones on the sets. Although the first-look poster of the movie was rele ... read more