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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Film editor Shirish Kunder and husband of choreographer-director Farah Khan, celebrated his 42 birthday on Sunday. His wife wished him on Twitter, “Happy birthday @ShirishKunder .. I know ur not 1 for gifts.. So I just bought sm 4 myself.” Shirsh, born on May 24, 1973 got married to F ... read more
Bollywood actor Vivek Oberoi is blessed with a baby girl. His wife Priyanka gave birth to the second bundle of joy in her home town Bangaluru on the auspicious occasion of ‘Akshaya Tritiya’. Bollywood friends of the actor took to the micro-blogging site to congratulate Vivek and his wife Priyanka ... read more
Malaika Arora Khan might have smitten one and all with her oomph factor on silver screen but she also has one hidden talent. Sexy Malaika is a very expert cook and she has served delicious dishes on Farah Khan’s new food based show, ‘Farah Ki Daawat’. Malaika has stunned one and all in th ... read more
Farah Khan was seen with Nawazuddin Siddique and ‘The Lunchbox’ director Ritesh Sharma at a café recently. But they were not just hanging out and were present at the venue for a purpose. The three had apparently met for a workshop conducted at B Merwan on Grant Road on 4th April. Po ... read more
Superstar Shahrukh Khan prepares delicious pasta for his kids and best friend Farah Khan revealed this during a press conference. Farah wished to bring Shahrukh Khan to her kitchen but it seems now it is impossible. Shahrukh Khan has been replaced by comedy king Kapil Sharma on Farah Khan’s new c ... read more
Gautam Gulati is quite the center of attention after winning ‘Bigg Boss 8’. He was recently heard talking about Alia Bhatt, “Ideally, I wouldn't want to marry an actress, but if it’s Alia Bhatt, I will. She is cute, my kind of girl. She and I go to the same gym but we haven’t interacted. I ... read more
Farah Khan started shooting for her cookery show ‘Farah Ki Dawaat’ and she is clean bowled with Abhishek Bachchan's culinary skill. After a successful stint as ‘Bigg Boss 8’ host, choreographer turned filmmaker returned to small screen with a new cookery based show and the first celebrity gu ... read more
Host Farah Khan threw a party to celebrate the successful completion of the eight season of the reality show, ‘Bigg Boss’ and all the participants including the winner Gautam Gulati attended the bash. All of them had a great fun at the party. Farah threw the party at her new push Juhu apartment. ... read more
Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan was offered Rs 5 crore to endorse a well-known rice brand. Farah, who is currently hosting celebrity cookery show, ‘Farah Ki Dawaat’ might consider the offer. A source says, ... read more
Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan’s triplets-son Czar and daughters Diva and Anya turned 7 on Wednesday. The proud mother who had a troubled childhood due to financial crisis says they have given her a chance to enjoy a "happy childhood". "My kids teach me that it's never too lat ... read more