Farah Khan Biography

Posted by | Vishnu Das on | March 21, 2024

Date of Birth

9 / January / 1965


59 Years


Choreographer, Actress, Director, Producer

Farah Khan Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Farah Khan Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More; Date of Birth, 9 January 1965; Age (as of 2023), 58 Years; Birth Place, Mumbai, a Maharashtra, India.


She also known as Farah Khan Kunder, is a renowned Indian movie director, actress, filmmaker, choreographer as well as a dancer primarily known for her choreographic dancing work in numerous Indian movies. Farah has choreographed dancing routines for over 100 songs in more than 80 Hindi movies, winning the 6th Filmfare Awards for Best Choreography as well as National Film Award for Best Choreography She was born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India on 9th January 1965.

Her father named Kamran Khan was a stuntman who afterward turned into a filmmaker. Her Mom named Menaka Irani is the sister of former child stars Daisy Irani and Honey Irani. Farah Khan is hence a first cousin of film stars Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar. She owns one brother named Sajid Khan,

Early Life

She married Shirish Kunder, the editor of her film Main Hoon Na, on 9 December 2004. They have since worked together on each other’s films, such as Jaan-E-Mann, Om Shanti Om, and Tees Maar Khan. Khan gave birth to triplets one son and two daughters in 2008 through in vitro fertilization.

In the early days, her family faced lots of problems due to her father’s film was flopped “Aisa Bhi Hota Hai” in 1971 they lost all the money and her mother was sell her jewelry to fulfill the basic needs of her family.


She was born to actor Kamran Khan & Menaka Irani (sister of actress Honey Irani & actress Daisy Irani). Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar & film director Zoya Akhtar are her cousins. She has a younger brother named Sajid Khan, an actor/comedian/film director.

She married film director/producer/screenwriter Shirish Kunder on 09-12-2004. In 2008, she gave birth to three children together (triplets). The couple has a son named Czar Kunder and two daughters named Diva Kunder & Anya Kunder.

Farah Khan Father and Mother Pic

Farah Khan Father and Mother Pic

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Farah Khan Brother Pic

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Farah Khan Husband Pic

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Farah Khan Daughtes and Son Pic

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She was earlier engaged to Shirish Kunder (2004). She had at most one relationship before. Farah Khan is not previously engaged. We are in the process of locating details about the dates prior to hookups. The dating histories of all profiles are checked for truth and verified by our members. We use publicly accessible data and other resources to verify that our statistics for dating and biographies are true.


Farah Khan and their husband Shirish Kunder celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary on Wednesday. Farah took to Instagram to share a candid post for Shirish on the occasion. She directed movies like Main Hoon Na, Two Shanti Om, and Happy New Year with her best friend Shahrukh Khan. She has also worked on many international projects, such as Marigold: An Adventure in India, Monsoon Wedding, and the Chinese movie Maybe Love.


Title Roles Year
Devi Herself (guest appearance); multilingual film 2016
Fifty Shades Of Grey Herself 2015
Happy New Year Cameo in the end credits 2014
Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai Herself 2010
Joker Herself (special appearance) 2012
Kal Ho Naa Ho One of the customers that come to the restaurant after its renovation 2003
Khichdi: The Movie Herself (cameo) 2010
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai Woman on the Neelam show/
A college student who makes fun of Anjali
Main Hoon Na Herself (special appearance in song “Yeh Fizaein” during the end credits)
Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Director
Mrs. Serial Killer 2020
Om Shanti Om The one whom Om Prakash asks if she’s the director of the movie /
Herself (special appearance during the end credits)
Nominated: Filmfare Award for Best Director
Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi Shirin Fugawala 2012
Student of the Year Cameo in “Disco Song” as a judge 2012
Student of the Year 2 Cameo in “The Jawaani Song” as a judge 2019
Tees Maar Khan 2010


Films Year
1942: A Love Story  
99 Songs  
Aatish: Feel the Fire 1994
Alaipayuthey 2000
Billu 2009
Confidence 2003
Dabangg 2  
Delhi Belly 2011
Dhadak 2018
Dil Bechara 2020
Dil Chahta Hai 2001
Dil Se.  
Dil To Pagal Hai  
Dilwale 2015
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge  
Don – The Chase Begins Again  
Dostana 2008
English Babu Desi Mem 1996
Happy New Year 2014
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega  
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…  
Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai  
Kal Ho Naa Ho  
Keemat: They Are Back 1998
Koi Mere Dil Se Poochhe  
Koi… Mil Gaya  
Krrish 2006
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai  
Kung Fu Yoga 2017
Kya Yehi Pyaar Hai  
Main Aur Mrs Khanna  
Main Hoon Na 2004
Maine Dil Tujhko Diya  
Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya  
Marigold: An Adventure in India 2007
My Name Is Khan 2010
Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India  
Sirf Tum 1999
Yun Hota Toh Kya Hota  
Zamaana Deewana 1995
Zindaggi Rocks  


Show Year
Bigg Boss 13 2019
Bigg Boss 14 2020
Bigg Boss 15 2021
Bigg Boss Halla Bol 2015
Comedy Nights Bachao 2016
Comedy Nights with Kapil 2013, 2014
Dance India Dance Li’l Masters 1 2010
Indian Idol 2 2005–2006
Indian Idol 7 2016 – 17
India’s Got Talent (Season 4) 2012

Net Worth

Farah Khan commands an impressive salary of Rs. 50 Lakh per song for her choreography services. With a net worth of $10 million, Farah Khan has established herself as a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

Favourite Things

Favourite Food Non-vegetarian food, Biryani
Favourite Actress Sushmita Sen
Favourite Actor Shahrukh Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Farah Khan

  • She got married to Shirish Kundar who was the editor of her debut directorial film, “Main Hoon Na.”
  • She has choreographed 100+ Bollywood songs.
  • She gave birth to triplets on 11th February, 2008.
  • She has also worked in a few international choreography projects.
  • Farah & her husband, Shirish started their own production company, “Three’s Company”, named after their triplet kids.
  • She is known to be very abusive off-camera, there is a leaked video on the internet where she is seen abusing between the shoot.
  • She is a true believer of saving money, she still has the same saving bank account she used to have in her college days.
  • Her parents divorced when she was only 11 years old.
  • She won the competition for Indian entry to “World Dance Championship” in 1986. Farah & her partner Hemu Sinha went to UK for the competition where they won “Friendship Duo” award for being friendly to the fellow participants. Apparently, her film Happy New Year (2014) revolves around the same story.
  • Does Farah Khan smoke?: No
  • Farah and Sajid performed as a backup dancer in the song “Bacha Le Sambha Le Koi To Yahan Se Nikale” in the film “3D Saamri” in 1985. They had mud on their face in the song, this is why their face is not recognizable.
  • Her father became alcoholic after his failure and died due to liver damage when Farah was 19 years old.
  • Former screenwriter, Honey Irani (actor Farhan Akhtar’s mother) is her aunt (mother’s sister).
  • Farhan Akhtar & Zoya Akhtar are her cousins. Farah & Farhan share the same birthday (different years though), they used to call each other “Capri 9.”
  • She never took any professional training for dancing, she learned it by seeing videos.
  • She got inspired for dancing when she was the dance of Michael Jackson in his song “Thriller” in 1982.
  • Does Farah Khan drink alcohol?: Not Known
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Body Measurements Chest: 38
Waist: 34
Hips: 38
Birth Place Mumbai,a Maharashtra, India
Children Daughters: Anya, Diva
Son: Czar
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown
Height In CM 160 CM
Height In Meter 1.60 M
Nationality Indian
Parents Father: Kamran Khan
Mother: Menaka Irani
Profession Choreographer, Actress, Director, Producer
Siblings Brother: Sajid Khan
Spous Shirish Kundar
Weight 65 Kg
143 Lbs
Zodiac Sign Capricorn


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