Ira Khan is an Indian film and theatre director. She is known for being the daughter of the Bollywood celebrity Aamir Khan and his first wife, Reena Dutta.At 6, Ira was diagnosed with Tuberculosis.Reena took custody of her children, Ira and Junaid, following her divorce from Aamir in December 2002. A childhood picture of Ira Khan with her mother, Reena Dutta.Unlike most celebrity kids, who follow their parents into the acting profession, Ira said that she was more interested in working behind the camera. In an interview, while talking about the same she said, I’ve always felt more comfortable and enthusiastic about working off-stage or behind the camera rather than [being] in front of it. I’ve never felt the inclination to act except if it were in an action film, so I get to learn all the cool stunts. Then again… I can just learn how to do the stunts without a film to work on.”.In April 2017, she started working as a freelance assistant director and worked on various advertisements.In July 2019, she started her journey as a theatre director when directed an adaptation of Medea, an ancient Greek tragedy written by Euripides. The play starred Aamir Khan’s son Junaid Khan and actress Hazel Keech in the lead. An adaptation of Euripides’ Greek tragedy Medea directed by Ira Khan.In mid-2019, Ira Khan and Mishaal Kirpalani’s relationship made headlines when a netizen asked her “Are you dating someone?” in an ‘Ask Me Anything’ feature on Instagram. In response to the question, Ira posted a picture with Mishaal. A snip of Ira Khan’s Instagram story with Mishaal Kirpalani.In February 2020, she started working as an assistant director at the film & television studio Tiger Baby; she worked there for three months.Amid the Covid-19 lockdown, she started dating Nupur Shikhare, a celebrity fitness trainer known for training former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen.In a video posted in November 2020 on her Instagram account, Ira talked about battling depression since her teenage. In the video, she also revealed that she was sexually abused at the age of 14. Ira Khan- Instagram While recalling the incident she said, When I was 14, I was sexually abused. And that was a slightly odd situation in the sense that I couldn’t understand whether the person realised what he was doing. It took me a year to be sure they knew what they were doing. I immediately wrote my parents an email and got myself out of that situation. Once I was out of the situation, I didn’t feel so bad anymore. I was not scared anymore. I moved on and let go.”.