Shirish Kunder is an editor and film director in the Hindi Film Industry. He was born in Mangalore on May 24, 1973.
He graduated as an electronics engineer from SDM College of Engineering and Technology, Dharwad, Karnataka and worked for Motorola. He later entered the film industry as an editor when he edited his first movie Champion (2000). He rose to popularity when he edited Farah Khan's Main Hoon Na (2004).
He then turned to directing and his directorial debut was titled Jaan-E-Mann, for which he also wrote the story, screenplay and dialogues, apart from composing and editing the background music score. The film starred Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Preity Zinta, and was released on 20 October 2006. He has worked on Tees Maar Khan. His other film Joker is still in the planning phase, though the story has been written.
On 9 December 2004, he married director and choreographer Farah Khan, who is eight years his senior. She gave birth to their triplets, son Czar and daughters Diva and Anya, on 11 February 2008 at Mumbai's Jaslok hospital.
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