Choreographer turned director Farah Khan will be replacing Salman Khan as ‘Bigg Boss 8’ host. Since its inception, Salman Khan has been hosting the show and now the ‘Happy New Year’ director will take the host seat due to Salman’s hectic schedule in January. Salman Khan’s Bigg Boss contract ends ... read more
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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Filmmaker Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder completes 10 years of wedding life. Farah tied the knot with Shirish in 2004 and ever since they have been stood by each other through thick and thin. "10th anniversary!! Al ... read more
Shahrukh Khan’s 2014 Diwali release ‘Happy New Year’ is all set to break all opening day box-office record. Despite mixed reviews, the film has made a remarkable opening day business of a whopping amount of 40 crores beating Salman Khan’s ‘Kick’ and Aamir Khan’s ‘Dhoom 3’. Released on Diwa ... read more
Farah Khan’s directed and Shahrukh Khan starrer ‘Happy New Year’ again hit the bulls eye. The film became the highest grosser of 2014 with a massive earning of Rs 350 crore. Produced by Red Chillies Entertainments Pvt Ltd, HNY crossed Rs 350 crore gross box office collections worldwide. I ... read more
‘Happy New Year’ has set a new box-office record. The film became the fastest to enter 100 crore club. In just three days of its release, made under the direction of Farah Khan ‘Happy New Year’ crossed 100 crore. In just two days, the film crossed 80 crore and in the third day, it crossed ... read more
Farah Khan’s directed and multi-starrer project, ‘Happy New Year’ gets U-certificate from the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). The team is highly excited to receive U certificate as now every age group people will able to watch and enjoy the movie. “We, at Red Chi ... read more
Shahrukh Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ is breaking all the records. The film became the fastest movie in Bollywood to enter the 100 crore club in just two and a half days of its release. The film has also done a remarkable business in the overseas market and now it is marching fast towards 200 crore cl ... read more
It has become a habit for choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan to poke fun at veteran actors and others. After spoofing veteran actor Manoj Kumar in her debut movie, ‘Om Shanti Om’, Farah has poked fun at ace choreographer Saroj Khan in the promotional event of ‘Happy New Year’ and again at ... read more
‘Happy New Year’ directed by Farah Khan had a grand premiere in Dubai last evening and the entire cast was present to flag off the grand premiere of year’s most awaited movie produced by Shahrukh Khan’s production house Red Chillies Production. Shahrukh Khan, Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Abhis ... read more
After months of intense promotion, the time has come for SRK and his team to sit back and wait for their efforts to pay off as ‘Happy New Year’ finally hits the screens today. It is expected that the Diwali holiday will ensure the film has a great opening and also no one can deny the star power o ... read more