Farah Khan

Farah Khan ( born January 9, 1965 in Bombay ) is an Indian choreographer. She works in the Hindi film industry, and has now resulted in directed three films.


Farah Khan has grown up already in the film medium. Her late father Kamran Khan was a Bollywood film director of the 50s and 60s, her brother is a TV star and also recently director. She has never enjoyed a dance training and had no intention to go into the movie business for a long time. Supposedly Michael Jackson's music video Thriller they have so fascinated that she started to dance and her first dance group The Sphinx founded. 1992 dedicated Mansoor Khan it. Jeeta Wohi Jo for his production Sikandar, and enabled her so to step into the movie business

Since then, she had worked for many films as a choreographer. Especially with Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. Your breakthrough came with the choreography to the song Chaiyya Chaiyya from the film Dil Se. Here she got a whole group dance with Shah Rukh Khan dancing on a moving train.

Actually Farah Khan always wanted to be a director and had in 2004 with the help of Shah Rukh Khan ( actor and producer) made ​​her directorial debut with the hit film Main Hoon Na. With this film, she was the first woman to be nominated for best director at the Filmfare Awards.

Internationally, it was known by the choreography by Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams and Vanity Fair. She also worked with Shakira, in the Bollywood version of her hit songs Hips do not lie for the MTV Video Music Awards on August 31, 2006, together.


As a choreographer

As a director

  • 2004: Main Hoon Na
  • 2007: Om Shanti Om
  • 2010: Tees Maar Khan

As a screenwriter

  • 2004: Main Hoon Na
  • 2007: Om Shanti Om

Guest appearances

TV appearances