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

Ahead of Sonam Kapoor’s sangeet, Farah Khan fractures her leg

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning, Farah Khan, who has choreographed Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s sangeet reportedly suffered fracture in her legs. Only counted days are left for the ceremony and ahead of the D-day of the actress, Farah has fractured her legs. But the good things is t ... read more

Farah Khan to choreograph Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja’s sangeet?

If the latest grapevine is to be believed, Farah Khan is choreographing Sonam Kapoor and Anand Ahuja’s sangeet. The couple is set to tie the knot next month and the wedding preparations are going on in full swing. It is learnt that good friend of Sonam, Farah was assigned the task of choreographi ... read more

Shammi Aunty's prayer meet: Aishwarya, Jaya, Farah Khan attend

Many Bollywood celebrities including Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Kiran Rao, Dimple Kapadia, Farah Khan and many more attended the prayer meet of veteran actress and always fun-loving Shammi. Fondly called Shammi Aunty, she passed away on Tuesday morning at 89. Kiran Rao, Priya ... read more

Asha Parekh, Farah Khan, Boman Irani at Shammiji’s funeral

Veteran actress and fun-loving actress Shammi passed away on Tuesday morning at her residence. She was 89. Her last rites was performed by her adopted son, Iqbal Rizvi.  Close friends from the entertainment world including veteran actress Asha Parekh, Farida Jalal and Anju Mahendru attended ... read more

In Pics: Suzanne Khan, Farah Khan’s lunch date with kids

Paparazzi caught two stunning mothers of Bollywood, Suzanne Khan and Farah Khan with their kids for lunch on Sunday noon. Farah was spotted with her three kids- Diva, Czar, and Anya Kunder outside a popular restaurant in Mumbai. While Suzanne Khan also took her two sons, Hrehaan and H ... read more

Inside Photos: Farah Khan’s starry 53rd birthday bash

Filmmaker Farah Khan’s 53rd birthday was a star-studded affair. From Abhishek Bachchan to niece Navya Nanda, Anil Kapoor his wife Sunita Kapoor, siblings Arjun and Anshula Kapoor, Rajkummar Rao with actress and girlfriend Patralekhaa attended Farah Khan’s birthday party. Filmmak ... read more