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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Malaika serves hot and spicy on ‘Farah Ki Daawat’

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

Alia Bhatt cooks at 'Farah Ki Daawat', Gautam Gulati helps

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

Abhishek cooks with Farah, grooves with her triplets

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

Farah Khan shares 7th birthday photo of her triplets

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

Photos: Upen, Karishma, Gautam had blast at Farah Khan’s party

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

Cops arrive at Farah Khan’s noisy birthday party

The choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan turned 50 recently. She celebrated the grand occasion at her home in Andheri. January 8 saw a star studded party at her residence. Though it was a fabulous birthday bash with the presence of prominent personalities of B-town, the excitement was somewhat redu ... read more

Inside photos of Farah Khan’s grand birthday bash

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan celebrated her 50th birthday on January 9th and she hosted a grand bash for her filmy colleagues on Thursday at her residence in Lokhandwala in Mumbai. The party was a starry affair and seen in attendance were Deepika Padukone, Ranve ... read more

Farah Khan’s new ‘Bigg Boss 8’ looks revealed

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan would be replacing Salman Khan as ‘Bigg Boss 8’ host. Due to packed shooting schedule, Salman won;t b able to host the show further and he will be replaced by Farah. Farah Khan’s new ‘Bigg Boss 8’ look has been released and she looked quite colourful. ... read more

Shahrukh misses best friend Farah’s birthday party

The extremely talented Bollywood director, Farah Khan celebrated her 50th birthday this year. This pleasant and sociable choreographer-turned-director held a party at her Mumbai residence on the 9th of January. Her birthday bash was attended by almost all the popular faces o ... read more

Halla Bol: Farah Khan replaces Salman as ‘Bigg Boss 8’ host

Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan replaces Salman Khan in the reality show ‘Bigg Boss 8’. Bigg Boss has been extended beyond the time frame and host Salman won’t be able to give time to the show due to his scheduled programme. Bigg Boss Halla Bol will now see Farah Khan as the new host. F ... read more