Ahmed Khan (choreographer)
|Born||3 June 1974|
Pune, Maharastra, India
|Spouse(s)||Shaira Ahmed Khan|
Ahmed Khan (born 3 June 1974) is an Indian choreographer, producer, director, and writer. After a period of acting, he has moved into film choreography, as well as writing, producing, and directing various Bollywood projects. In 2019, Khan also was on the judging panel of the celebrity dance show Nach Baliye 9 on Star Plus.
Life and career
After Mr. India, Khan choreographed the films Taal, Ghajini, and Kick. During this period, he also directed Lakeer – Forbidden Lines, and worked on the comedy Fool n Final. He wrote and produced Paathshaala and Ek Paheli Leela. His latest directing venture, Baaghi 2, was a success at the box office.
Khan served as judge on Dance India Dance Lil Master during its third season, and was popular among contestants, who referred to him as "Pappi King". Currently, he is a judge on the show Nach Baliye 9.
Ahmed Khan is married to model Shaira Khan, who is a producer with Paperdoll Entertainment. Together, they have produced the films Paathshaala and Ek Paheli Leela. The couple live in Andheri with their two sons, Azaan Khan and Subhaan Khan.
Ahmed Khan has narrowly escaped death twice. The first time occurred while he was filming at the World Trade Center in New York City only two days before the September 11 attacks. His second brush with death happened in 2004, when he was set to stay at a hotel that was destroyed in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. Khan had cancelled his reservation at the last minute.
- Filmfare Best Choreography Award - Rangeela (1995)
- Telugu Filmfare Award for Best Choreography - Ganesh (2000)
- Kannada Filmfare Award for Best Choreography - Yuva (2005)
- Filmfare Best Choreography Award - Kick (2015)
- IIFA Award - Kick (2015)
- Screen Awards for Best Choreography - Kick (2015)
- AIBA Award for Best Choreography - Kick (2015)
- SICA award - Heropanti (2015)
- Indian Films & Television Choreographers Association Award of Appreciation (2016)
- Star Screen Award for Best Action - Baaghi 2 (2019)
- Zee Cine Award for Best Action - Baaghi 2 (2019)
- Power Brands Jury Award for Best Action - Baaghi 2 (2019)
- Zee Business Award for 100 Crore Club Baaghi 2 (2019)
|1987||Mr. India||Shekar Kapur||Child actor||Hindi|
|1999||Mudhalvan||S.Shankar||Special appearance (song)||Tamil|
|2001||Nayak: The Real Hero||S.Shankar||Special appearance (song)||Hindi|
|2007||Fool & Final|
|2015||Ek Paheli Leela||Bobby Khan||Producer||Hindi|
|2022||Om - The Battle Within||Producer|
|Nach Baliye 9||2019||Judge||Dance reality show|
|High Fever Dance Ka Naya Tevar||2018||Judge||Dance reality show|
- "Photos: Celebs at Ahmed Khan and wife Shaira's wedding anniversary - Entertainment". Mid-day.com. Retrieved 22 April 2018.
- "A director works like a dog, says Ahmed". One India. 10 August 2007. Archived from the original on 19 October 2007. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
- "Shahid Kapoor's bedroom affairs". Mid-Day. One India. 23 April 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
- Afsana Ahmed (2 January 2005). "It was a narrow escape for Shahid". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 August 2011. Retrieved 17 May 2010.
- "Aditya Roy Kapur, Sanjana Sanghi begin filming Om - The Battle Within". Outlook India. 3 December 2020. Retrieved 3 December 2020.