Farah Khan Kunder, an Indian film director, producer, actor, dancer, and choreographer who primarily works in Hindi films, was born on January 9, 1965. Khan has choreographed dance sequences for over a hundred songs in over 80 films, receiving six Filmfare Awards and the National Film Award for Best Choreography.
She’s also worked on Tamil films and foreign productions like Marigold: An Adventure in India, Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams, and the Chinese films Perhaps Love and Kung Fu Yoga, for which she received Tony and Golden Horse Award nominations.
She has recently gone on to become a film director, getting nominations for the Filmfare Best Director Award for both her first and second films, Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007).
Farah was born to a Muslim father and an Irani Zoroastrian mother. On December 9, 2004, Farah Khan married Shirish Kunder, the editor of her film Main Hoon Na. Since then, they’ve collaborated on films including Jaan-E-Mann, Om Shanti Om, and Tees Maar Khan. Farah and Shirish welcomed their triplets, Diva Kunder, Anya Kunder, and Czar Kunder, through IVF on February 11, 2008, and their lives have revolved around them ever since.
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