Farah Khan Height, Weight, Age, Biography & More

Farah Khan

Real NameFarahdeeba Khan
ProfessionChoreographer, Actress, Director, Producer
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 3"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 65 Kg
in Pounds- 143 lbs
Figure Measurements38-34-38
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 January 1965
Age (as of 2024)59 Years
Birth PlaceMumbai,a Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signCapricorn
HometownMumbai,a Maharashtra, India
SchoolSt. Teresa's Convent School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai (She was sacked for low attendance, she completed her graduation in a correspondence course)
Educational QualificationsGraduate (B.A.)
DebutAs a Choreographer: Kahan Kahan Se Guzar Gaya (1981)
As an Actress: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
As a Director: Main Hoon Na (2004)
FamilyFather- Kamran Khan (former stunt film-maker)
Farah Khan with her family (Childhood Photo)
Mother- Menaka Irani
Farah Khan with her mother, Menaka Irani
Sister- N/A
Brother- Sajid Khan (Younger brother, Actor & Director)
Farah Khan with her younger brother, Sajid Khan
Best FriendsShahrukh Khan, Karan Johar
HobbiesDancing, Cracking jokes
ControversiesShe has a kind of cold war with choreographer, Saroj Khan since last 2 decades.
Favourite Things
Favourite FoodNon-vegetarian food, Biryani
Favourite ActorShahrukh Khan
Favourite ActressSushmita Sen
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsAkashdeep Saigal (Actor)
Akashdeep Saigal
Shirish Kundar (Film Editor)
HusbandShirish Kundar
Farah Khan with her Husband and children
Marriage Date9 December, 2004
ChildrenDaughter- Anya, Diva
Son- Czar
Money Factor
SalaryRs. 50 Lakh per song (to choreograph)
Net Worth$10 Million

Farah Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Farah Khan

  • Does Farah Khan smoke?: No
  • Does Farah Khan drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • 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.”
  • Wrestler & Actor, Dara Singh was very close friend of her father.
  • Her father was a big filmmaker until he put all his savings on making the film “Aisa Bhi Hota Hai” (1971) which was a big flop. They lost all their wealth, her mother had to sell her jewelries to make living. Farah and her family has lived a very low middle class life afterwards until she became a successful choreographer.
  • Her parents divorced when she was only 11 years old.
  • Her father became alcoholic after his failure and died due to liver damage when Farah was 19 years old.
  • She got inspired for dancing when she was the dance of Michael Jackson in his song “Thriller” in 1982.
  • She never took any professional training for dancing, she learned it by seeing videos.
  • 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.
  • 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.

  • She also performed as a backup dancer in the song “Feeling Hot Hot Hot” in the film “Jalwa” in 1987. She can be seen dancing behind lead dancer, Archana Puran Singh in the song.

  • She has choreographed 100+ Bollywood songs.
  • She has also worked in a few international choreography projects.
  • She is a true believer of saving money, she still has the same saving bank account she used to have in her college days.
  • She got married to Shirish Kundar who was the editor of her debut directorial film, “Main Hoon Na.”
  • She gave birth to triplets on 11th February, 2008.
  • Farah & her husband, Shirish started their own production company, “Three’s Company”, named after their triplet kids.
  • She is known to be very abusing off-camera, there is a leaked video on internet where she is seen abusing between the shoot.