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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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

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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

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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

Shahrukh, Farah, Kjo at Gauri Khan’s design cell launch

Shahrukh Khan’s wife Gauri Khan launched her interior store Design Cell recently and she was highly praised for her exotic design. Husband and superstar Shahrukh Khan who was present at the launch showered praise on wife Gauri's creativity and complimented Gauri on her achievement. Who’s who of B ... read more

Shahrukh and Deepika face ban over using mobile phone

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

Sandeep Acharya laid to rest, family in shock

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First Poster: Deepika, SRK, Abhishek in ‘Happy New Year’

As promised, Shahrukh Khan unveiled the first poster of one of the highly anticipated film of the year, ‘Happy New Year’ starring him, Abhishek Bachchan, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Viaan Shah and Deepika Padukone. The poster comes with a tagline, ‘Iss Diwali..Torenge Taale India Waale’. The pos ... read more

Shahrukh Khan still in pain, cancelled Friday shoot

Shahrukh Khan who has suffered injury on the set of Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ on Thursday shoot has not fully recovered to resume shooting. He is still in pain and the Friday shoot has been called off. "Shah Rukh was shooting with Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood and Deepika Padukone for F ... read more

Prabhudeva grooves in ‘Happy New Year’

Ace choreographer turned director Prabhudeva has done a special dance number in Farah Khan’s ‘Happy New Year’ and the lead actor of the film superstar Shahrukh Khan is mesmerized with Prabhudeva’s effortless and magical moves. Shahrukh Khan expressed his gratitude to Prabhudeva in his soc ... read more