Gauri Khan at Hindustan Times India Most Stylish Awards in 2019
8 October 1970
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Alma mater||Lady Shri Ram College, University Of Delhi|
|Occupation||Film producer, interior designer, costume designer, fashion designer|
|Spouse(s)||Shah Rukh Khan (m. 1991)|
Gauri Kali Khan (born Gauri Kali Chibber; 8 October 1970), is an Indian film producer and designer who has designed spaces for high-profile individuals such as Mukesh Ambani, Roberto Cavalli and Ralph Lauren,as well as Bollywood celebrities such as Karan Johar, Jacqueline Fernandez and Sidharth Malhotra. She is the co-founder and co-chairperson of the film production company Red Chillies Entertainment and its subsidiaries. In 2018, Khan was named as one of Fortune magazine's "50 Most Powerful Women"
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Khan was born Gauri Chibber in Delhi to Punjabi Hindu Brahmin parents Savita and Colonel Ramesh Chandra Chibberwith roots in Rawalpindi and raised in the suburb of Panchsheel Park. She completed her schooling at Loreto Convent School, she completed twelfth from Modern School, Delhi; and graduated from Lady Shri Ram College with B.A (Hons.). She also completed a six-month course in fashion design from the National Institute of Fashion Technology and learnt tailoring due to her father's garment business.
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In 2002, Gauri Khan and her husband Shah Rukh Khan established the film production and distribution company Red Chillies Entertainment. It was transformed from the now defunct Dreamz Unlimited which the couple first established in 1999. She serves as co-chairperson and the main producer of all the films produced under the banner. The first film she produced was Farah Khan's directorial debut Main Hoon Na . The film performed well at the box office, becoming the second highest-grossing film of the year. She also made a guest appearance in two of the film she has produced Om Shanti Om (2007) and Happy New Year (2014).
Red Chillies Entertainment is an Indian film production and distribution company established by Shah Rukh Khan and his wife Gauri Khan in 2003. It was transformed from the defunct Dreamz Unlimited.
Farah Khan, also known by her married name Farah Khan Kunder, is an Indian film director, film producer, actress, dancer and choreographer best known for her choreographic dance work in numerous Bollywood films. She has choreographed dance routines for more than a hundred songs in over 80 Hindi films, winning six Filmfare Awards for Best Choreography and the National Film Award for Best Choreography. In addition, she has worked on international projects, such as Marigold: An Adventure in India, Monsoon Wedding, Bombay Dreams and the Chinese films Perhaps Love and Kung Fu Yoga, earning Tony Award and Golden Horse Award nominations. She has since become a film director as well, with a Filmfare Best Director Award nomination for her directorial debut Main Hoon Na.
Main Hoon Na(English : I am here) is a 2004 Indian action-comedy film, co-written and directed by Farah Khan in her directorial debut. The screenplay was written by Farah Khan and Abbas Tyrewala based on the story by Anvita Dutt Guptan. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan, Zayed Khan, Sushmita Sen, Amrita Rao and Sunil Shetty. Amisha Patel and Ayesha Takia were the original choices for Amrita Rao’s role. It was remade into Tamil as Aegan starring Ajith Kumar, Nayantara and Pia Bajpai.
She used to host a weekly Hindi music countdown show, Oye, for MTV India in the 1990s. She is also the face of the fashion line, Aftershock.Khan also designed a fashion collection titled ‘Cocktails and Dreams’ for Satya Paul in 2016.
Established in 1985, Satya Paul is India’s premier design label. The brand is acclaimed for ingenuity in its design sensibility and a vivid color palette. The brand has grown from strength to strength and is now present at over 36 locations in India and select high street boutiques abroad. Satya Paul also has a strong presence with its e-commerce portal satyapaul.com and presence on all prominent e-commerce websites namely Amazon, Myntra and Jabong.
Khan first expressed interest in interior design as a hobby while renovating her Bandra bungalow, Mannat. The bungalow is a tourist spot and a heritage building deemed important to the townscape and hence exempt from demolition. However, in 2010, she professionally ventured into interior designing in partnership with interior designer and close friend Sussanne Khan to design exclusive interior projects together.The same year, they collaborated on their first commercial project together in Vadodara. In 2011, Khan partnered with Roshan again to launch and introduce The Charcoal Project foundation in Mumbai.
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Vadodara is the third-largest city in the Indian state of Gujarat, after Ahmedabad and Surat. It is the administrative headquarters of Vadodara District and is located on the banks of the Vishwamitri river, 141 kilometres (88 mi) from the state capital Gandhinagar. The railway line and NH 8 that connect Delhi and Mumbai pass through Vadodara. It is known as a Sanskari Nagari (city) of India.
Khan launched her first concept store called The Design Cell located in Worli, Mumbai in early 2014. The store showcases furniture designed by Khan herself as well as various other Indian designers.In 2016, Khan was invited to show her designs at the prestigious Maison et Objet show in Paris.
Worli is a locality in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra. Historic spellings include Warli, Worlee, Varli. Originally Worli was a separate island, one of the Seven Islands of Bombay which were ceded by the Portuguese to England in 1661; it was linked up with the other islands in the 19th Century.
Maison et Objet is a major French trade fair for interior design. Held bi-annually in Paris Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center, it has been described as "among the 3 most important European events for interior design ... a huge collection of innovation and talent all in one place."
In August 2017, Khan launched her design studio, Gauri Khan Designs that spans over 8,700 square ft at Juhu, Mumbai.Khan has collaborated with various international artists including Roberto Cavalli and Ralph Lauren for home accessories. In a 2017 interview with Vogue India, Khan spoke about her project, she said ”It’s been an exciting experience, seeing it all come together. I’ve been influenced by my travels across India and the globe. I take a keen interest in the architecture of places when I travel.” For her work in the field of interior design, khan was awarded with the Excellence in Design Award at the Hello! Hall of Fame Awards in 2018.
In 2017, Khan curated a collection of designer lights for TISVA, a premium home decorative lighting brand from Usha International Limited which introduced smart-control magnetic systems—launched for the first time in India.Bottomline Media handles her brands and has worked with her from beginning on brands such as satya paul ,Steinway,villeroy and Boch Tisva to name a few .
Khan is known for keeping a low profile and being media shy, though she is often cited as one of the most stylish women in Bollywood. She appeared on the cover of page of the popular Indian lifestyle magazine, Vogue India in January 2008. The photos were taken by the well-known British lifestyle photographer Chris Craymer. The magazine called her the "First Lady of Bollywood".She appeared again on the cover page of Vogue India along with Sussanne Khan in April 2012. She also walked the ramp alongside her husband for filmmaker turned fashion designer Karan Johar at the HDIL India Couture Week 2009.
In 2008, she appeared in a television and print commercial for the home furnishings brand, D'decor along with her husband. The couple play themselves in the commercial.
Gauri first met Shah Rukh Khan in 1984 in Delhi, before the start of his successful career in Bollywood.The couple married on 25 October 1991 in traditional Hindu wedding ceremony, after a six-year courtship.
They have a son Aryan (born 1997) and a daughter Suhana (born 2000). In 2013 they became parents of a third child, a son, named AbRam, who was born through a surrogate mother.According to Shahrukh Khan, while he believes in the religion of Islam, he respects his wife's religion greatly. His children follow both religions; at home the Qur'an is situated next to the Hindu deities.
|2004||Main Hoon Na||Nominated — Filmfare Award for Best Film|
|2007||Om Shanti Om||Also cameo appearance in the end credits|
Nominated — Filmfare Award for Best Film
|2010||My Name Is Khan||co-produced with Dharma Productions |
Nominated — Filmfare Award for Best Film
|2011||Always Kabhi Kabhi|
|2012||Student of the Year||co-produced with Dharma Productions|
|2013||Chennai Express||co-produced with UTV Motion Pictures |
Nominated — Filmfare Award for Best Film
|2014||Happy New Year||Also cameo appearance in the end credits|
|2015||Dilwale||co-produced with Rohit Shetty Productions|
|2016||Dear Zindagi||co-produced with Dharma Productions and Hope Productions|
|2017||Raees||co-produced with Excel Entertainment|
|Jab Harry Met Sejal||co-produced with Window Seat Films|
|Ittefaq||co-produced with Dharma Productions and B.R. Studios|
|2018||Zero||co-produced with Colour Yellow Productions|
|2019||Badla||co-produced with Azure Entertainment|
Madhuri Dixit, also known by her married name Madhuri Dixit Nene, is an Indian actress, producer, and television personality. One of the most popular and highest-paid Hindi film actresses in the late 1980s and 1990s, she has been praised by critics for her acting and dancing skills. She is the recipient of numerous accolades, including six Filmfare Awards. In 2008, the Government of India awarded her with the Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian honour of the country.
Shah Rukh Khan, also known by the initialism SRK, is an Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "Badshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood" and "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. For his contributions to film, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, and the Government of France awarded him both the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the Légion d'honneur. Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world.
Kal Ho Naa Ho, also abbreviated as KHNH, is a 2003 Indian romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nikkhil Advani. The film features Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta as the lead characters, with Sushma Seth, Reema Lagoo, Lillete Dubey, and Delnaaz Paul in supporting roles. It narrates the story of Naina Catherine Kapur, a pessimistic and uptight MBA student. She falls in love with her neighbour Aman Mathur, a terminally-ill heart patient who tries to get Naina and her friend Rohit Patel to fall in love with each other, since he fears she will grieve for him if he reciprocates her feelings.
Divya Bharti was an Indian film actress, who starred in a number of Hindi and Telugu motion pictures in the early 1990s. Known for her acting versatility, vivacity and beauty, she is regarded as one of the most popular and highest paid Indian actresses of her time.
Om Shanti Om is a 2007 Indian romantic melodrama film directed and co-written by Farah Khan with Mayur Puri and Mushtaq Shiekh. It stars Shah Rukh Khan as Om, a junior artist of the 1970s who has a crush on a secretly married superstar, played by Deepika Padukone in her Hindi film debut. Her husband, a producer played by Arjun Rampal, kills her in a fire; Om witnesses this and dies from the injuries sustained from trying to rescue her. Reincarnated as a superstar in the 2000s, he seeks to avenge his love. Om Shanti Om also starred Shreyas Talpade, Kirron Kher, Bindu and Javed Sheikh in supporting roles, and saw cameos from many Bollywood celebrities in several sequences and songs.
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, also known as RNBDJ, is a 2008 Indian romantic comedy film written and directed by Aditya Chopra and produced by Yash Chopra and Aditya Chopra under the banner Yash Raj Films. The film stars Shah Rukh Khan and newcomer Anushka Sharma in the lead roles. Khan plays a mild-mannered office worker named Surinder Sahni, whose love for the beautiful and vivacious Taani causes him to transform himself into the loud and fun-loving "Raj" to win her love. It was released worldwide on 12 December 2008 and marked Aditya Chopra's return to directing after an eight-year break, following his previous film, Mohabbatein.
Anaita Shroff Adajania is an Indian award-winning fashion stylist, costume designer and actress. She is the Fashion Director for Vogue India magazine.
"Chammak Challo" is a song performed by Akon and Hamsika Iyer, and composed by music director duo Vishal-Shekhar and by Gobind Singh, as a part of the soundtrack for the 2011 Bollywood film Ra.One. It is Akon's first musical collaboration with Indian artists. There are four other versions of the song in the album, including a remix by Abhijit Vaghani, another remix by DJ Khushi and an international version sung solely by Akon. The song, along with the rest of the soundtrack, was officially released on 12 September 2011. However, the song faced controversy when the rough version was leaked on the Internet on 31 May 2011.
Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian actor, producer and television personality. Khan began his acting career on television by playing a soldier in the Doordarshan series Fauji (1988), a role that garnered him recognition and led to starring roles in more television shows. He soon started receiving film offers and had his first release with the romantic drama Deewana (1992), in which he played a supporting part. Khan subsequently played villainous roles in the 1993 thrillers Baazigar and Darr, box office successes that established his career in Bollywood. In 1995, Khan starred opposite Kajol in Aditya Chopra's romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, that became the longest running Indian film of all time. He continued to establish a reputation in romantic roles by playing opposite Madhuri Dixit in Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), and Kajol in the Karan Johar-directed Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001).
Happy New Year is a 2014 Indian musical heist action drama film directed by Farah Khan and produced by Gauri Khan under the banner of Red Chillies Entertainment. The film has an ensemble cast, which includes Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Sonu Sood, Boman Irani, Himesh Reshammiya, Vivaan Shah and Jackie Shroff. The film was distributed worldwide by Yash Raj Films. The film marked a third collaboration of Khan with the director; they previously worked on Main Hoon Na (2004) and Om Shanti Om (2007), the latter of which also featured Deepika Padukone as the female lead.
Fan is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language film directed by Maneesh Sharma and co-written by Sharma and Habib Faisal. Produced by Aditya Chopra, the film stars Shah Rukh Khan in a double role as filmstar Aryan Khanna and obsessive fan Gaurav Chandna, who look just like each other. Gaurav beats up a rival actor to appease Aryan, but is instead punished by his idol; heartbroken, the fan plans revenge. It also stars Shriya Pilgaonkar and Waluscha de Sousa in supporting roles.
Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. Referred to in the media as "Baadshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood" or "King Khan", he has appeared in over 80 Bollywood films in genres including romance, action and comedy. He has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. Khan was the second-richest actor in the world in 2014, with a net worth of US$600 million. His work in Bollywood has earned him numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards from 30 nominations.
Dhanak is a 2016 Indian Hindi film written and directed by Nagesh Kukunoor. Produced by Manish Mundra, Nagesh Kukunoor, and Elahe Hiptoola, the film features Hetal Gada and Krrish Chhabria as the two children, playing brother and sister, in the leading roles, with supporting performances from Chet Dixon, Vipin Sharma, Gulfam Khan, Vibha Chibber, Flora Saini, and Vijay Maurya. The film was released nationwide in India on 17 June 2016.
Raees is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language action crime film directed by Rahul Dholakia and produced by Gauri Khan, Ritesh Sidhwani and Farhan Akhtar under their banners Red Chillies Entertainment and Excel Entertainment. It stars Shah Rukh Khan, Mahira Khan and Nawazuddin Siddiqui. Raees was said to be based on criminal Abdul Latif's life. However, the filmmakers denied this, stating, "The story of the film is a pure work of fiction, not based on any person; living or dead."
Waluscha De Sousa is an Indian model and a film actress. She made her debut as a female lead opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the 2016 Hindi film Fan produced by Yash Raj Films.
Dear Zindagi is a 2016 Indian Hindi-language coming-of-age drama film written and directed by Gauri Shinde. It was produced by Gauri Khan, Karan Johar, and Shinde under the banners of Red Chillies Entertainment, Dharma Productions, and Hope Productions respectively. The film features Alia Bhatt in the lead role, with Shah Rukh Khan, Kunal Kapoor and Ali Zafar in supporting roles. The plot centres on a budding cinematographer named Kaira, who is discontented with her life and meets Dr. Jehangir, a free-spirited psychologist who helps her to gain a new perspective on her life.
Jab Harry Met Sejal is a 2017 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film written and directed by Imtiaz Ali. It stars Anushka Sharma and Shah Rukh Khan, their third collaboration after Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012). Pre-production of the film begun in April 2015 and principal photography commenced in August 2016 in Prague, Amsterdam, Vienna, Lisbon and Budapest.
Zero is a 2018 Indian Hindi-language romantic drama film, written by Himanshu Sharma and directed by Aanand L. Rai. It was jointly produced by Colour Yellow Productions and Red Chillies Entertainment's Gauri Khan, and stars Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma and Katrina Kaif. It follows Bauua Singh, a short man from Meerut who, after having difficulty finding a marriage partner, finds a companion in Aafia Bhinder, a NSAR scientist with cerebral palsy. However, film superstar Babita also gets close with him, testing his first relationship. This love triangle takes them to far-off cities, and thrusts Bauua into an adventure to discover both his true love and completeness in a life lived to the fullest.
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