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Encyclopedia > Farah Khan
Farah Khan
Born Farah Khan
January 9, 1965[1]
India
Occupation Choreographer, Film Director
Spouse(s) Shrish Kunder (2004-present)

Farah Khan Kunder (born 9 January 1965) is an Indian film director and choreographer. She is known for her choreographical work in numerous Bollywood films, as well as directing the films Main Hoon Na and Om Shanti Om. Khan has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in well known films such as Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.[2] If you hold the copyright to an image (e. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Choreography (also known as dance composition) is the art of making structures in which movement occurs, the term composition may also refer to the navigation or connection of these movement structures. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Shirish Kunder is an editor in the Bollywood industry. ... The Filmfare Awards ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India [1] and is sometimes referred to as the Indian Oscars. ... is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Director Herbert Brenon with actress Alla Nazimova on the set of War Brides, 1916 A director is a person who directs the making of a film. ... Look up Choreography in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal term popularly used for Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ... Main Hoon Na (Devanagari: मैं हूँ ना, Urdu:میں ہوں نہ, English: Im Here, No?) is a Hindi Bollywood film written and directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan and Shahrukh Khan; it was released on April 30, 2004 and was considered a box-office success. ... Om Shanti Om (Hindi: ऊँ शान्ति ऊँ , Urdu: اوم شانتی اوم) is a 2007 Bollywood film directed and choreographed by Farah Khan. ... Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Devanagari : कभी खुभी कभी ग़म - Sometimes Laughter, Sometimes Tears) is a Bollywood film released in India and countries with large NRI populations on December 14, 2001. ...

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Family and life

Khan's mother Menaka is the sister of Honey Irani and Daisy Irani, former child stars. Her father is Kamran Khan. She has one brother, Sajid Khan. [3] She first choreographed the film Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, which was an Aamir Khan starrer. This was followed by many more songs which became national hits. She met actor Shahrukh Khan on the set of Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa and the two have since become good friends[4] Honey Irani was spouse of Javed Akhtar before Shabana Azmi. ... Daisy Irani is a television actress, director and producer from Singapore. ... Sajid Khan is the adopted son of famed Indian film producer Mehboob Khan, founder of Mehboob Studios, in India. ... Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander is a 1992 Hindi film . ... Aamir Khan (pronounced ; Devanāgarī: आमिर ख़ान, Nastaliq: عامر خان) (born Aamir Hussain Khan; March 14, 1965) is an Indian film actor, producer, director, screenwriter, occasional singer, and the founder-owner of Aamir Khan Productions. ... Shahrukh Khan (Hindi: शाहरुख़ ख़ान, Urdu: شاہ رخ خان), born 2 November 1965, is a highly acclaimed Indian actor who works in Bollywood films, as well as film producer and television host. ... Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa is a 1993 Indian film directed by Kundan Shah. ...


Farah Khan married Shrish Kunder, the editor of Main Hoon Na,[5] on 9 December 2004, according to Hindu and Muslim tradition. She has recently choreographed her husband's directorial debut Jaaneman and Karan Johar's Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna. In addition Khan has worked on international projects such as Marigold: An Adventure in India, and Monsoon Wedding. Shirish Kunder is an editor in the Bollywood industry. ... is the 343rd day of the year (344th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article discusses the adherents of Hinduism. ... There is also a collection of Hadith called Sahih Muslim A Muslim (Arabic: مسلم, Persian: Mosalman or Mosalmon Urdu: مسلمان, Turkish: Müslüman, Albanian: Mysliman, Bosnian: Musliman) is an adherent of the religion of Islam. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ... Karan Johar (Hindi: , born May 25, 1972 in India) is the son of the late Yash Johar and a popular Indian film director, producer, and TV celebrity. ... Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna (English: Never say goodbye) is a forthcoming movie produced and directed by Karan Johar. ... Monsoon Wedding (Hindi: पाणिग्रहण मॉनसून) is an award-winning 2001 film directed by Mira Nair and written by Sabrina Dhawan, which depicts various romantic entanglements during a traditional Punjabi wedding in Delhi. ...


Khan gave birth to triplets on February 11, 2008, at Mumbai's Jaslok Hospital. She has one son, Czar, and two daughters, Diva and Anya.[6] is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Common Era (or Anno Domini), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... , Bombay redirects here. ... Jaslok Hospital and Research Centre was founded in the early seventies. ...


Rise to fame

Khan achieved international recognition with her work in Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams and Vanity Fair. She was nominated for a 2004 Tony Award as Best Choreographer,[7] along with collaborator Anthony van Laast, for Bombay Dreams. Monsoon Wedding (Hindi: पाणिग्रहण मॉनसून) is an award-winning 2001 film directed by Mira Nair and written by Sabrina Dhawan, which depicts various romantic entanglements during a traditional Punjabi wedding in Delhi. ... Bombay Dreams on Broadway, New York City Bombay Dreams is a Bollywood-themed musical. ... Tagline: Vanity Fair is a 2004 drama/romance film, directed by Mira Nair. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Antoinette Perry Awards for Excellence in Theatre, more commonly known as the Tony Awards, recognize achievement in live American theatre and are presented by the American Theatre Wing and The Broadway League [1] at an annual ceremony in New York City. ... The Tony award for Choreography has been awarded since 1947. ...


Khan then went on to direct her first film Main Hoon Na which was produced by Shah Rukh Khan. The film was a huge success, and Khan became the first ever female director to be nominated for Filmfare Best Director Award. She has won the Filmfare Best Choreography Award five times in 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002 and 2004. Her next movie, Om Shanti Om, was the highest grossing Hindi film of 2007. Main Hoon Na (Devanagari: मैं हूँ ना, Urdu:میں ہوں نہ, English: Im Here, No?) is a Hindi Bollywood film written and directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan and Shahrukh Khan; it was released on April 30, 2004 and was considered a box-office success. ... The Filmfare Best Director Awards is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... The Filmfare Best Choreography Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Events of 2008: (EMILY) Me Lesley and MIley are going to China! This article is about the year. ... This article is about the year. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Happy New Year!!!. (Discuss) Om Shanti Om is a forthcoming movie directed by Farah Khan. ... The following is a List of highest-grossing Bollywood films according to Box Office India. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


Other projects

Khan trained Colombian pop star Shakira for a Bollywood version of her hit Hips Don't Lie for the MTV Video Music Awards on August 31, 2006, which was hosted in Radio City Music Hall.[8] On the second season of American reality TV show America's Got Talent, contestant Kashif Memon[9] copied Khan's moves from Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham in what he termed the "Bollywood Dance". This article is about the musician. ... Hips Dont Lie is a Grammy Award-nominated Latin pop song based in a salsa and Cumbia mix and fused with reggaeton beat (reggaeton pop) performed by Colombian singer Shakira and Haitian rapper Wyclef Jean. ... This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... The MTV Video Music Awards were established in 1984 by MTV to celebrate the top music videos of the year. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Radio City Music Hall at Christmas 2005 Radio City Music Hall is an entertainment venue located in New York Citys Rockefeller Center. ... Americas Got Talent is an American reality television series on the NBC television network. ... Kaho Naa. ... Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (Hindi: कभी ख़ुशी कभी ग़म, Urdu: کبھی خوشی کبھی غم - Sometimes Happiness, Sometimes Sadness) is a Bollywood film released in India and countries with large NRI populations on December 14, 2001. ...


Awards

Farah Khan has received numerous awards for her choreographical work, predominantly from Filmfare.[10] Look up Choreography in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The Filmfare Awards ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India [1] and is sometimes referred to as the Indian Oscars. ...

National Film Awards
Filmfare Awards

She won the Filmfare Best Choreography Award five times: 1998, 1999, 2001, 2002, and 2004. The National Film Awards, commonly known as the National Awards, are arguably the most prestigious and prominent film awards in India. ... The National Film Award (Silver Lotus Award) for Best Choreography winners: Categories: | | ... Koi Mil Gaya (2003) is a Bollywood science fiction film, directed by Rakesh Roshan, starring Rekha, Hrithik Roshan and Preity Zinta. ... The Filmfare Awards ceremony is one of the oldest and most prominent film events given for Hindi films in India [1] and is sometimes referred to as the Indian Oscars. ... The Filmfare Best Choreography Award is given by the Filmfare magazine as part of its annual Filmfare Awards for Hindi films. ...


She remains in second place for the most awards won in the category of Best Choreography, first place being Saroj Khan. Saroj Khan is a famous indian Choreographer who has choreograped many famous films. ...

Awards of the International Indian Film Academy
  • 2001: Award for Technical Excellence
  • 2002: Award for Technical Excellence
Star Screen Awards
  • 2005: Best Debut Director
  • 2004: Best Choreography
  • 2002: Best Choreography
  • 2001: Best Choreography
Zee Cine Awards
  • 2005: Best Debuting Director

The Awards of the International Indian Film Academy (commonly known as the IIFA Awards) is an award ceremony, celebrating and honouring Indian cinema around the world. ... Awards Popular awards Best Film Best Director Best Actor Best Actress Best Supporting Actor Best Supporting Actress Best Villain Best Comedian Best Music Director Best Lyricist Best Male Playback Best Female Playback Lifetime Achievement Technical Awards Best Art Direction Best Action Best Cinematographer Best Editing Best Choreography Best Story Best... The Zee Cine Awards or ZCA for short is an Awards Ceremony in India. ...

See also

Look up Choreography in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Bollywood (Hindi: , Urdu: ) is the informal term popularly used for Mumbai-based Hindi-language film industry in India. ...

References

  1. ^ DNA - Inner Spaces - Farah Khan latest chant is 'Mom Shanti MOM' - Daily News & Analysis.
  2. ^ Farah Khan Profile.
  3. ^ www.bollywoodblog.com/tags/Farah-Khan/1.
  4. ^ news.sawf.org/Bollywood/3761.aspx..
  5. ^ Meet the man Farah Khan will marry.
  6. ^ Farah Khan issues a warning! - Buzz18 Entertainment.
  7. ^ en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tony_Award_for_Best_Choreography#2000s.
  8. ^ Farah Khan bonds big time with Shakira.
  9. ^ Fans of Kashif.
  10. ^ Farah Khan - Awards.

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Actor Aamir Khan | Director Farah Khan | Om Shanti Om | Movie Lagaan (460 words)
Director Farah Khan had reportedly approached the Lagaan star to be part of the special song that features 31 stars, all of whom are portraying their real selves.
Farah is very upset about the issue but is keeping mum." Since then she didn't approach him again as Aamir has a reputation for his firm decisions.
aamir khan, farah khan, om shanti om, lagaan, shahrukh khan, salman khan, saif ali khan, taare zameen par, hritik roshan.
Bollywood Gossips - Latest Bollywood Gossip, Bollywood News, Bollywood Movie Reviews, Bollywood Celebrities (2338 words)
Choreographer-turned-filmmaker Farah Khan gave birth to triplets at a Mumbai hospital on Monday, a doctor attending on her said.
Khan, who directed the blockbuster hits "Main Hoon Na" (2004) and "Om Shanti Om" (2007) and choreographed song-and-dance sequences in over 70 films, is married to film editor Shirish Kunder.
Farah Khan had approached him but he was too busy shooting his film Ghajini and wasn’t able to be a part of her film.
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