Farah Khan (Director)
Early and personal Life
Farah Khan Kunder was born on 9 January 1965 in Bombay, Maharashtra, India. Farah’s father, Kamran Khan, who is a film producer and is a stuntman-turned-filmmaker and Farah’s mother, Maneka Irani, who is Honey Irani’s and Daisy Irani sister, has also been a child actress. Thus, Farah is a first cousin of actors Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar. Who is the child of Honey Irani. Apart from this, Farah also has a brother named Sajid Khan, who is a very good comedian and film director. Farah got married to Shirish Kunder in 2004. Shirish Kunder who is the editor of the film Main Hoon Na. Since then, they have collaborated on each other’s movies including Jaan-E-Mann, Om Shanti Om, and Tees Maar Khan. Through in vitro fertilisation, Khan gave birth to triplets in 2008—one boy and two girls.
|Name||Farah Khan Kunder|
|Born||9 Jan1965 Bombay, Maharashtra, India|
|Occupation||film director, writer, film producer|
|Parent’s||Menaka Irani, Kamran Khan|
|Height||5 Feet 3 Inches|
|Weight||65 KG approx.|
|Education||St. Xavier’s College, Bombay|
Career in Hindi films
When the music video for Michael Jackson’s song “Thriller” was made public in 1982, Khan was a sociology student at St. Xavier’s College in Bombay. Although she had never danced before, she was so inspired that it soon became her profession. She established a dancing company and essentially taught herself how to dance. Khan took over the choreography for the movie Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar when Saroj Khan left. The tunes kept coming after that. On the sets of Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, she first met actor Shahrukh Khan, with whom she has since forged a friendship and begun collaborating.
Together with his partner Anthony van Laast, Khan was nominated for a 2004 Tony Award for Best Choreographer for their work on Bombay Dreams, Monsoon Wedding, and Vanity Fair. Six times, she has taken home the Filmfare Best Choreography Award. Khan subsequently went on to direct her debut movie, Main Hoon Na, which was made by Red Chillies Entertainment and starred Shahrukh Khan. Happy New Year has seen numerous delays and cast changes since Khan first revealed her plans to helm the film in 2005. In 2012, it was once more claimed that the project was in progress. 2014 saw the film’s eventual release.
Farah Khan at IMDb