Farah Khan Biography Career Profile


This article provides complete information about Choreographer Farah Khan. Complete Biography and Filmography of Farah Khan. Farah Khan's achievements as a Director and Choreographer. List of Films choreographed by Farah Khan.

Farah Khan Biography Career Profile


Farah Khan is an award winning innovative Choreographer and well-known Farah Khan - ChoreographerDirector of Bollywood Movies, born on January 9, 1965 who was honoured to be the first woman nominated for the Filmfare Best Director Award. Her strong understanding in choreography and the way she directs and works with her utmost degree which eventually brings out the best from the artists as that can be seen from her classics and it would looks almost as if it was tailor made for them.

Farah Khan Full Name Farah Khan Kunder

Farah Khan Date of Birth: January 9, 1965

Farah Khan Birth Place: Mumbai.

Farah Khan Zodiac Sign: Libra

Farah Khan Education: St. Xavier's College, Mumbai.

Farah Khan First Choreography: Joh Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

Farah Khan First Film Direction: Main Hoon Na.

Farah Khan with Sharukhan

Farah Khan's Best Friend: Shahrukh Khan.

Farah Khan's Entry into the Film Industry


She learned dance on her own, and she was greatly inspired of Michael Jackson's dance moves which she used to watch on MTV and she learnt dance steps by watching it and thereby she started to dance at family functions and then on competitions. She learnt choreography by watching Vijay Anand films. Later she started a dance company called, "The Sphinx" while she was studying at St.Xavier's College.

Farah Khan Started her Career as choreographer with 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Farah KhanSikander' in the year 1992. Later the song 'Pehla Nasha' became a huge hit and there by continued to give up more hits in the Bollywood Film Industry and with the help of Bollywood Actor Shahrukh Khan who has become good friend of Farah Khan worked together in many films thereafter.

Farah Khan have got significant recognition as number one Choreographer in Bollywood Industry through the block buster film 'Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge'. Over the years she worked with lot of films which includes 'Dil To Pagal Hai' (1997), 'Dil se' (1998), 'Mast' (1999), 'Kaho Na Pyaar Hai' (2000), 'Dil Chatha Hai' (2001), 'Monsoon Wedding' (2001), 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham' (2001), 'Main Hoon Na' (2004), 'Kaal' (2005), 'Don'(2006), 'Krrish' (2006), 'Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna' (2006), 'Om Shanthi Om'(2007) and her latest film is 'Tees Maar Khan' scheduled to be release on December 24th 2010.

Farah Khan as a Story Writer and Director


Farah khan has penned a story in the films 'Om Shanti Om' in 2007 and 'Main Hoon Na' in 2004 and she works equally well as a director for these films. Added to the list the upcoming movie 'Tees Maar Khan' releasing on December 24th, 2010.

Farahkhan Filmography


  • Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar
  • Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
  • 1942 - A Love Story
  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  • Dil To Pagal Hai
  • Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
  • Jhoot Bole Kauwa Kate
  • Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
  • Main Hoon Na
  • Honeymoon Travels
  • Marigold
  • Heyy Babyy
  • Om Shanti Om
  • My Name is Anthony Gonsalves
  • Dostana
  • My Name is Khan


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    Awards Won By Farah Khan


    Film Fare Awards

    She won the Filmfare Best Choreography Award in the films 'Virasat', 'Dil Se', 'Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai', 'Dil Chahta Hai', 'Koi Mil Gaya' and 'Main Hoon Na'.

    National Film Awards

    She is the winner of National Film Award for Best Choreography for the movies 'Koil Mil Gaya' and 'Idhar Chala Main'.

    Other Awards of Farah Khan
  • Best Choreographer award for 'Dil Chahta Hai'(2001) from Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
  • Best Choreographer award for 'Koi Mil Gaya' (2003) from Screen Weekly Awards.
  • Best Choreographer award for 'Kal Ho Naa Ho' (2003) from Screen Weekly Awards
  • Best Debut Director award for 'Main Hoon Na' (2004) from Screen Weekly Awards
  • Best Debuting Director award for 'Main Hoon Na' (2004) from Zee Cine Awards
  • Dream Director award for 'Om Shanti Om' (2007) from Stardust Awards
  • Best Choreographer award for 'Umrao Jaan' (2007) from Zee Cine Awards


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