Farah Khan Ali
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|Farah Khan Ali|
|Occupation||Jewellery designer, Gemologist|
She launched her own jewellery brand "Farah Khan" in 2004. She designed jewellery for some of the top Bollywood stars and people from India's foremost business families. Internationally Farah Khan has also designed for Swarovski. In June 2009, Farah showcased her designs at the 10th anniversary celebrations of IIFA (The Indian International Film Awards) in Macau where she was the only jewellery designer to singularly have more than 10 Bollywood personalities wear her jewellery on the Green carpet, a feat never achieved before. Farah Khan was awarded the best Jewellery Designer Award by the Lions Gold club in January 2010 and also received the DNA award for society’s most stylish swan.
Khan's parents are former Bollywood actor Sanjay Khan and interior designer Zarine Khan. Her siblings are Simone Khan (married to Ajay Arora), interior designer, Suzanne Khan (separated from actor Hrithik Roshan), and Zayed Khan. Khan is the first cousin of Bollywood actor, Fardeen Khan, whose father is actor Feroz Khan, Sanjay Khan's brother. She is of Pathan and Persian ancestry.
Farah Khan married DJ Aqeel. They have two children, a boy Azaan and a girl Fizaa.
She is one of the famous Twitter users in India with username farahkhanali. She was selected as Wills Twitter face to report Wills India Fashion Week 2010 through her tweets. She started a campaign against rapists through her tweets and is planning to start a signature campaign to attract Indian government attention towards such issues.
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