Birthday: 1959
Born on 1959, Feroz Abbas Khan has various feathers to his cap; he is a director, playwright and screenwriter. He is renowned for playwrights including Tumhari Amrita, Saalgirah, Gandhi Viruddh Gandhi and Salesman Ramlal. He has the credit of being the artistic director of the 'Prithvi Theatre' located in Mumbai. In fact he was the first one to hold this position. It is a significant platform for the young. The International Prithvi Theater Festival was organized by Feroz together with late Jennifer Kapoor. Feroz Abbas Khan has always been involved in trying new forms and he also has the credit of bringing mainstream approval for Hindi theatres. He is into the cinema and stage industry for more than 20 years. He has directed some of the wonderful actors in cinema as well as stage. His productions make one think and that is his forte. Some plays are enlivening too. His productions have made their foray both in India and abroad. There is always full audience for his plays, and his plays have received international praise. He has worked in various theatres; The Waterman's Arts Centre in London, Amphi-theatre in Los Angeles, and the Durban Playhouse in South Africa are some. He makes his presence felt through his plays which have traveled extensively to North America, Middle East, South East Asia, South Africa etc. All The Best and Saalgirah were the comedies that were under his production, during his initial stages. His production Mahatma v/s Gandhi created ripples. It was commended by prominent newspapers in India and it also received stupendous welcome from news channels like NKK in Japan and BBC. Some of the excellent acting stars including Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher, Shabana Azmi, Farooque Shaikh, Kirron Kher , Seema Biswas, Boman Irani, Satish Kaushik etc. have produced exemplary acting skills under his direction. Feroz Abbas Khan has always pursued excellence and his theatre company is actively though silently involved in social service. The fans of motion picture were blessed with the entry of Feroz as his production ' Gandhi My Father' was appreciated by the Harvard University. A noteworthy point is that he not only conceived and helmed the script but directed a work for the Government of India.
Farah Khan Hindi Actress

Farah Khan

Farah Khan is an Indian film actress, producer, director and a choreographer. She was born on January 9, 1965 in Mumbai, India. She is the daughter of Menaka, sister of screenwriter and actress, Honey Irani and Daisy Irani. She is also the sister of film actor and comedian Sajid Khan and the cousin of film personalities Zoya Akhtar and Farhan Akhtar. Farah was married to Shirish Kunder, a film writer, producer, director, composer and the editor of her directorial film Main Hoon Na in 2004. The two have worked together in films like Jaan-E-Mann, Tees Maar Khan and Om Shanti Om. She gave birth to triplets, composing of one boy and two girls in year 2008. She studied Sociology in Mumbai’s St. Xavier College. During this time, Michael Jackson’s Thriller was being telecasted. Farah, though she had not tried dancing before, got inspired and became her vocation. Basically, she just learned how to dance by herself and started her own dance group. She took over to choreographer Saroj Khan, when he walked out of the sports drama film, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in 1992. After this, she started to choreographed dance routines for more than 100 songs in several Hindi films. Farah has worked in international projects like the 2007 romantic musical comedy film, Marigold: An Adventure in India, the 2001 film Monsoon Wedding and the 2005 Chinese film, Perhaps Love. Her choreography in Monsoon Wedding, Vanity Fair and Bombay Dreams gained her nominations at the Tony Awards as Best Choreographer in 2004. She already won five times at the Filmfare Awards for the same category. In year 2012, Farah has choreographed the songs Radha and Ishq Wala Love for the film Student of the Year and Jumping Jhapak in 2013. Farah is a good friend of Shah Rukh Khan, whom she met during the set of the 1994 Bollywood film Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa and since then, they started to work together in several projects. Farah, soon became a director as well and her first film Main Hoon Na stars Shah Rukh Khan, produced under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. She was the first female director to be nominated at the Filmfare for Best Director. Her second film, Om Shanti Om also stars Shah Rukh Khan and the debutant actress, Deepika Padukone. This film became a top grosser of all time after it was released. In 2010, her third directorial venture Tees Maar Khan stars Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif. She made her acting debut inn year 2012 after doing the lead role in Bela Bhansali Sehgal’s Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi. She also trained the famous Columbian pop star Shakira for her song Hips Don’t Lie, Bollywood version, for MTV Music Video Awards in 2006 and Kylie Minogue in Chiggy Wiggy for Anthony D’Souza’s Blue in 2009. In the same year, she hosted the celebrity chat show entitled Tere Mere Beach Mein, which was aired on Star Plus. She also judged reality television shows like the first and second seasons of Indian Idol, Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star, Dance India Dance Li’l Masters and Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega. In 2011, Farah, along with Hrithik Roshan and Vaibhavi Merchant judged the dance reality series Just Dance on Star Plus. She also hosted the special series of the reality show Bigg Boss Halla Bol in 2013. In honor of Farah’s triplets, she and her husband started the Three’s Company, a production house in India.

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Joginder Singh

Joginder Singh was an Indian director, writer, singer, producer and an actor. He was also a songwriter and a distributor. His real name was Joginder Shelly. He produced and directed two blockbuster Hindi movies namely Ranga Kush and Bindiya Aur Bandook. Joginder was born on 4th July 1949 in Khanewal, Punjab. He won the plagiarism suit against the producers of the movie Sholay for copying his work. The character Ranga Kush was similar to the character Gabbar Singh in the movie Sholay. He produced and directed a lot of movies. Most of his movies didn’t receive any recognition on the Box-Office. He was even placed on the list of worst directors. Joginder directed and produced a lot of poorly cast movies. Most of his movies were poorly produced and directed, consisted of uneven casts, strange dialogues, and poor plot elements. He achieved success when he directed and produced the movie Bindiya Aur Bandook. After the success of Bindiya Aur Bandook and Ranga Kush, Joginder decided to make a sequel to the movie Bindiya Aur Bandook. The movie was released against J.P Dutta’s LOC. The movie failed miserably and didn’t earn much success on the box-office though he was able to deliver a hit song in the movie named Main Hoon Bottle Band Sharab. After that, Joginder never returned to the big screen and produced and acted in small budget movies and Punjabi T.V serials. His movie, Ranga Kush was repeatedly featured in the house of Parliament because of its insults to a particular religion and excessive rape sequences. Joginder was also a trained Pilot. He used to work with Indira Gandhi before turning into an actor. Joginder has acted in a lot of movies. Some of his notable works include movies like Khooni Tantrik, Meri Jung Ka Elaan, Ganga Aur Ranga, Kaun Kare Kurbani, The Revenge: Geeta Mera Naam, Jago Hua Savera and many more. Joginder was suffering from kidney and liver problems and died on 15th June 2009. He is survived by his two sons, a daughter, and a wife.

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