Ahmed Khan (choreographer)

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Ahmed Khan
Occupation Choreographer, director, producer, actor, writer
Years active 1987–present

Ahmed Khan is an Indian choreographer, producer, actor, director and writer. Khan began as a child actor playing small roles in films like Raakh. He played an orphan boy in his debut film, Mr. India and worked as choreographer's assistant in Anjaam. He choreographed for films such as Rangeela, Taal, Ghajini and Kick. He was a judge of Dance India Dance Lil Master season 3.[1] Khan made his directorial debut with the 2004 film Lakeer – Forbidden Lines starring John Abraham. In 2007, he released Fool n Final, a comedy with Sunny Deol and Shahid Kapoor. He produced and wrote the script for Paathshaala in 2010. Khan is scheduled to appear in the upcoming sequel to Mr. India, Mr. India 2.[1]

Personal life[edit]

He is a childhood friend of actor Shahid Kapoor who he has choreographed and directed in many films. He lives in Andheri with his wife Shaira and their two sons, Azaan and Subhaan.[2]

He is an alumni of the The Bishop's School (Pune).

Khan has escaped from death narrowly twice: once he filmed a movie at the Twin Towers only two days before the September 11 attacks; the second time he canceled his reservations at the last minute at a hotel that was destroyed in the 2004 Tsunami.[3]


  1. ^ a b "A director works like a dog, says Ahmed". One India. 10 August 2007. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  2. ^ "Shahid Kapoor's bedroom affairs". Mid-Day. One India. 23 April 2010. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 
  3. ^ Afsana Ahmed (2 January 2005). "It was a narrow escape for Shahid". Times of India. Retrieved 17 May 2010. 

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