Farah was a popular Bollywood actress in the 1980s.
Farah was born in Hyderabad
. Her parents were divorced. Her mother was a school teacher and her maternal grandparents were retired professors who ran a school. Her grandfather, Mohammed Ahsan was a Mathematics professor and her grandmother was a professor in English Literature
She is the older sister of Bollywood actress Tabu and niece of Shabana Azmi
Farah had a good run in the Bollywood during the 80s. She acted with many leading actors of the time.
She married a Bollywood actor in 90s.