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

Koffee with Karan 5: Farah Khan, Saina Mirza set the couch on fire

The next guest of the popular chat show, ‘Koffee with Karan’ season five is two strong headed ladies, Farah Khan and Sania Mirza. The two beauties graced the show and the episode a must watch. Choreographer turned filmmaker Farah Khan and ace tennis player Sania Mirza talked about their individua ... read more

Bollywood outraged over attack on Bhansali in Jaipur

The whole of Bollywood was appalled after a group of protestors assaulted filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Rajasthan’s Jaipur on Friday. The protestors belonging to Rajput Karni Sena also vandalised the sets of ‘Padmavati’ and damaged equipment at the Jaigarh Fort, where Bhansali was filming th ... read more

Throwback: SRK-Gauri, Hrithik-Sussanne at Farah Khan's wedding

Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder, who tied the knot on December 9, 2004, have completed 12 years of their marriage. The couple recently celebrated their wedding anniversary. While the couple’s friends and fans sent them congratulatory messages, the choreographer-director decided to treat fans to gli ... read more

Farah Khan to choreograph Yuvraj Singh’s sangeet

One of the most stylish and celebrated cricketers, Yuvraj Singh is gearing up for his wedding with Bollywood actress Hazel Keech next month. And choreographer-director Farah Khan has declared that she will choreograph for his ‘sangeet’ ceremony.   Farah said this after the all-rounder ... read more

Farah Khan directs rock band The Vamps for a music video

Popular British teenage band The Vamps will feature in a music video directed by Bollywood choreographer-director Farah Khan. The 51-year-old ‘Om Shanti Om’ maker shared the information on her Twitter handle. “Directing the music video for guess which boy band?? The answer lies on the wall ... read more