Choreographer-director-producer-actress Farah Khan turned 48 on Wednesday. Khan, who is not exactly keen on celebrating lavish birthdays, has planned to spend the special day at home playing board games with her close pals at night. She said she will prefer to have a get-together with near and dear ones at her home and play the game, which she is good at, media reports said.
According to reports, she has selected a group of Bollywood and non-industry folk, who love to fight the battle on board games like Trivial Pursuit till the wee hours of the morning.
As a matter of fact, Khan has divided the teams into town folk and suburbanites as several of her pals are from south Mumbai.
“I am sticking to my games night. There is also an open house kind of luncheon on January 9. Anyone can drop in!” Farah told NDTV.
Khan has won the Filmfare Best Choreography Award five times.
She is also the recipient of the National Film Award for Best Choreography – “Idhar Chala Main Udhar Chala” from the film ‘Koi Mil Gaya’ in 2004. Khan debuted as director with the film ‘Main Hoon Na’ which was a huge success.She became the second female director to be nominated for Filmfare Best Director Award.
Her second movie ‘Om Shanti Om’ became the highest grossing Hindi film of all time at its time of release. Off screen, she has judged several reality shows like ‘ Tere Mere Beach Mein’, ‘Indian Idol-Season 1 and 2’, ‘Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star’, ‘Entertainment Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega’, ‘Dance India Dance Li’l Masters’, and ‘Just Dance’.
The multi-talented celeb is married to director-editor Shirish Kunder and is the proud mother of triplets. At present she is indulged in the making of her most ambitious project ‘Happy New Year’.
The star has been wished by the B-town on Twitter.
Filmmaker Nikhil Advani tweeted:”@TheFarahKhan happy happy birthday faru. The bachoos will love blowing out the candles today. Have a rocking year!!!”
Actress Sonam Kapoor posted:”Happy birthday @TheFarahKhan ! Love you lots.. Gonna miss the parsi khanna today!”
Musician Vishal Dadlani wished:”Happy Birthday, @TheFarahKhan !! Wish you every imaginable joy! Much love!! ”
Actor Abhishek Bachchan said:”Happy birthday 2 the inimitable @TheFarahKhan I hope u have a ‘happy new year’ farahbia. Big love.”
Actress Priyanka Chopra tweeted: “Haaaapppy Bday @TheFarahKhan ! Have a epic year and stay as awesome as u r! Love ya babe!”
Anchor Mini Mathur posted:”Happy happy birthday to the most fun & fearless woman I know.. mother, friend, director, writer, closet stand up comic .. @TheFarahKhan !!!”
Actor Manoj Bajpayee tweeted:”@TheFarahKhan happy birthday farah!wish you loads of peace and prosperity!”