Kabir Khan (director)

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Kabir Khan
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Kabir Khan
Born 1971 (age 42–43)
Hyderabad, India
Occupation Director
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Kirori Mal College, Delhi University
Notable work(s) Ek Tha Tiger
Spouse(s) Mini Mathur

Kabir Khan ( born 1971) is an Indian film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer of documentary and Bollywood films. He is known for his action film, Ek Tha Tiger.[1][2]

A graduate of Kirori Mal College, Delhi University, Khan started his career as a cinematographer for the documentary film, Beyond the Himalayas (1995) which was directed by Gautam Ghose and later aired on Discovery Channel.

Khan made his directorial debut with the documentary, The Forgotten Army (1999) based on Subhas Chandra Bose's Indian National Army. This was followed by The Taliban Years and Beyond, and The Titanic Sinks in Kabul (2001).[1] He later made two Bollywood films, Kabul Express in 2006 and New York in 2009.

Khan directed the film Ek Tha Tiger, starring Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif, which was released on 15 August 2012.

Khan is married to TV host Mini Mathur.[3] They have a son and a daughter.[4]



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