Farah Khan

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Mini Biography :
Farah Khan Kunder is an Indian film director although she is better known for her choreographical work.

Her mother Menaka is the sister to Honey and Daisy Irani , child stars of yesteryears and her father is Kamran Khan (producer).Her brother is Sajid Khan ,comedian and film director.

She choreographed for the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, this was followed by many more dance hits. She met actor, Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, and they have been “friends” ever since.

She became an international-known talent when she choreographed Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams and Vanity Fair. She was nominated for Broadway’s 2004 Tony Award as Best Choreographer, along with collaborator Anthony Van Laast, for Bombay Dreams. She then directed her first film Main Hoon Na, produced by Shah Rukh Khan. The film was a huge hit and her direction was praised. She became the first ever female director to be nominated for Filmfare Best Director Award.


Filmography :

As Director :

  1. Om Shanti Om (2007)
  2. Main Hoon Na (2004)

Miscellaneous Crew :

  1. Welcome (2007/I) (completed) (choreographer)
  2. Marigold (2007) (choreographer)
  3. Don (2006/I) (choreographer)
  4. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) (choreographer)
  5. Yun Hota To Kya Hota (2006) (choreographer)
  6. Krrish (2006) (choreographer)
  7. Ru guo · Ai (2005) (choreographer)
  8. Paheli (2005) (choreographer)
  9. Kaal (2005) (choreographer)
  10. Vanity Fair (2004) (choreographer)
  11. Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) (choreographer)
  12. Main Hoon Na (2004) (choreographer)
  13. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) (choreographer)
  14. Wonderland (2003) (assistant: Ms. Wiersma)
  15. Supari (2003) (choreographer)
  16. Armaan (2003) (choreographer)
  17. Confidence (2003) (assistant: Eric Kopeloff)
  18. Shakthi: The Power (2002) (choreographer)
  19. Maine Dil Tujhko Diya (2002) (choreographer)
  20. Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002) (choreographer)
  21. Asoka (2001) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  22. Monsoon Wedding (2001) (choreographer)
  23. Dil Chahta Hai (2001) (choreographer)
  24. Fiza (2000) (choreographer)
  25. Josh (2000) (choreographer)
  26. Hum To Mohabbat Karega (2000) (choreographer: “Lai Liya”)
  27. Pukar (2000) (choreographer)
  28. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000) (choreographer)
  29. Mela (2000) (choreographer: “Dhadkan Mein Tum”) (as Farha Khan)
  30. Alai Payuthey (2000) (choreographer)
  31. Mast (1999) (choreographer)
  32. Baadshah (1999) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  33. Hote Hote Pyar Hogaya (1999) (choreographer)
  34. Sarfarosh (1999) (choreographer: “Hosh Walon Ko”, “Is Deewane Ladke Ko” and “Meri Raton Ki Neendein”)
  35. Silsila Hai Pyar Ka (1999) (choreographer)
  36. Laawaris (1999) (choreographer)
  37. Sirf Tum (1999) (choreographer)
  38. Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (1998) (choreographer)
  39. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) (choreographer)
  40. Dil Se.. (1998) (choreographer)
  41. Angaaray (1998) (choreographer: “Yade Song”)
  42. Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai (1998) (choreographer)
  43. Duplicate (1998) (choreographer)
  44. Kabhi Na Kabhi (1998) (choreographer)
  45. Keemat: They Are Back (1998) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  46. Dil To Pagal Hai (1997) (choreographer)
  47. Yeshwant (1997) (choreographer)
  48. Iruvar (1997) (choreographer)
  49. Border (1997) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  50. Virasat (1997) (dances)
  51. English Babu Desi Mem (1996) (choreographer)
  52. Ram Shastra (1995) (choreographer)
  53. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) (choreographer)
  54. Barsaat (1995) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  55. Hum Dono (1995) (choreographer) (as Faraha Khan)
  56. Takkar (1995) (choreographer) (as Farha)
  57. Aazmayish (1995) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  58. Oh Darling Yeh Hai India (1995) (choreographer)
  59. Zamaana Deewana (1995) (choreographer)
  60. Aatish: Feel the Fire (1994) (choreographer)
  61. 1942: A Love Story (1993) (choreographer) (as Farha Khan)
  62. Chandra Mukhi (1993) (choreographer)
  63. Waqt Hamara Hai (1993) (dances)
  64. Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993) (choreographer)
  65. Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992) (choreographer)

As writer :

  1. Om Shanti Om (2007)
  2. Main Hoon Na (2004)
Nomination And Awards
American Choreography Awards, USA
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2002 Nominated American Choreography Award Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film
for: Monsoon Wedding (2001)

Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2002 Won Award for Technical Excellence Best Choreography
for: Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

2001 Won Award for Technical Excellence Best Choreography
for: Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000)

Filmfare Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Nominated Filmfare Award Best Director
for: Main Hoon Na (2004)

2004 Won Filmfare Award Best Choreography
for: Koi… Mil Gaya (2003)
For the song “Idhar chala mein udhar chala”.
2002 Won Filmfare Award Best Choreography
for: Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

2001 Won Filmfare Award Best Choreography
for: Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000)
For “Ek Pal Ka Jeena”.
1999 Won Filmfare Award Best Choreography
for: Dil Se.. (1998)
For “Chhaiyaa Chhaiyaa”.
1998 Won Filmfare Award Best Choreography
for: Virasat (1997)

Golden Horse Film Festival
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2006 Nominated Golden Horse Award Best Action Choreography
for: Ru guo · Ai (2005)
Shared with:
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Screen Weekly Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Won Screen Best Debut Director
for: Main Hoon Na (2004)

Nominated Screen Best Choreography
for: Main Hoon Na (2004)
For “Tum Se Mil Ke…”.
Best Choreography
for: Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)
For “Laal Dupatta…”.
2004 Won Screen Best Choreography
for: Koi… Mil Gaya (2003)
For “Idhar Chala”.
Nominated Screen Best Choreography
for: Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
For “Pretty Woman”.
2002 Won Screen Best Choreography
for: Dil Chahta Hai (2001)
For the song “Jise Dhaandta”.
2001 Won Screen Best Choreography
for: Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai (2000)
For “Ek Pal Ka Jeena”.
Nominated Screen Best Choreography
for: Mohabbatein (2000)
For “Pairo Mein”.
Zee Cine Awards
Year Result Award Category/Recipient(s)
2005 Won Popular Award Best Debuting Director
for: Main Hoon Na (2004)

Nominated Popular Award Best Director
for: Main Hoon Na (2004)

2004 Nominated Technical Award Best Choreography
for: Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
For the song “Pretty Woman”.

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