Raees Actress Mahira Khan Biography, Personal Life, Marriage, Children, Wiki
Many young talents from Pakistan who had come to India like Ali Zafar, Fawad Khan, Atif Aslam had set their mark with their remarkable performances in the entertainment industry. Another young artist who is making her smashing entry in Bollywood is Mahirah Khan. Mahira Khan is a Pakistani actress seen in television shows and films. She is making her Bollywood debut from ‘Raees’ starring the baadshah of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan. Before becoming an actress she used to be a VJ. She is one of the most popular and the highest paid actress in Pakistan. She worked with MTV Pakistan and Aag TV as a VJ. She made her acting debut from ‘Bol’ in 2011 which was also the highest grossing film in Pakistan. She won the Lux Style Awards twice and ranked 10th in the 50th Sexiest Asian Women in 2015 which were polled by Eastern Eye. Mahira Khan biography gives you more detailed insights about her life. Mahira Khan wiki reveals about her education, career, personal life and her love affair.
Mahira Khan Date of Birth
Mahira Khan birthday falls on 21st December and she was born on 1982. She was born and brought up in Karachi, Pakistan. Her full name is Mahira Hafeez Khan which many people are unaware of. Mahira Khan birthday is a close knit affair and she believes in celebrating her birthday with her family members and close friends from the industry.
Mahira Khan Family Background
Mahira Khan family resides in Pakistan. She has a simple and sober family background. Mahira has inculcated a lot of her values from her family. She follows and believes in the customs and tradition of their country. Her parents are Urdu speaking Pathans. Mahira Khan father was born in Delhi, India. It was during partition that her family moved to Pakistan.
Mahira Khan Education
Mahira Khan education was done in Karachi, Pakistan. She completed her primary education in Karachi. At the age of 17 she went to California to pursue her higher education. She studied at the University of Southern California but did not complete her degree. Biography of Mahira Khan has many interesting aspects about her life and her achievements.
Mahira Khan Personal Life
Mahira Khan is gorgeous and has a pleasing smile. Mahira Khan height is 5 feet 6 inches and is blessed with a dazzling personality. Mahira Khan weight is 55 kgs which compliments her looks. She has an alluring style and a charm of her own. Mahira Khan measurements are just perfect for her profession and she has a chiseled hot figure. Mahira Khan nationality is Pakistani. She has a lot of nicknames, her loved ones call her Maria, Mena and Mairu.
Mahira Khan Career
Mahira Khan age was just 16 when she started her career as a VJ in Pakistan. She even hosted the live show ‘Most Wanted’ on MTV Pakistan and also a show called ‘Weekends with Mahira’ on Aag TV. 10th Lux Style Awards was also hosted by her. She participated in the opening of Pakistan Fashion Design Council (PFDC) – The Boulevard for Pakistani designer wear in India. She has also appeared in numerous fashion shows and walked for many designers. She was quite a popular face in her native. As a host she also worked in 1st Hum Awards and ‘TUC- The Lighter Side of Life’. Later on, after appearing for fashion and award shows, she tried her luck in acting. She made her debut in 2011 from the movie ‘Bol’ starring actor turned singer Atif Aslam directed by Shoaib Mansoor. This is a Pakistani film and it was the highest grossing Pakistani film of all time. The film received critical appraisal and she was nominated for Lux Style Awards for Best Actress.
Apart from films, she also worked in various television series. In 2011, she worked in the television series ‘Humsafar’ opposite the heartthrob Fawad Khan which aired on Zindagi. The show was very popular and was highly loved by the audience. The show gained the highest TRP ever. Mahira Khan Fawad Khan pair as a reel life couple was loved by the mass audiences and they had also received many Best on-screen Couple Awards. In 2012, she again worked in television series ‘Shehr-e-Zaat’ opposite Mohib Mirza and Mikaal Zulfiqar. ‘Neeyat’, ‘Coke Kahani’, ‘Sadqay Tumhare’ are other fiction shows she worked in. Mahira Khan movies ‘Bol’, ‘Bin Roye’ had received wide appreciation from people and critics alike. As she is now entering Bollywood, Mahira Khan upcoming movies are eagerly awaited by her fans. She is choosy towards her work and selects the scripts which is best according to her and never disappoints her fans. Not only she is talented, but she is also very hardworking and is always dedicated towards her work.
Mahira Khan Movie List
|2015||Bin Roye||Saba Shafiq|
|2016||Ho Mann Jahaan||Manizeh|
Mahira Khan TV Shows
|2006||MTV’s Most Wanted||Host|
|2008||Weekends with Mahira||Host|
|2013||1st Hum Awards||Host|
|2014||TUC- The Lighter Side of Life||Host|
Interesting facts about Mahira Khan:
- Started her career as a VJ at the age of 16.
- She Highest paid actress in Pakistan.
- The dazzling beauty is making her bollywood debut from ‘Raees’ starring Shahrukh khan.
- Ranked 10th in 50th Sexiest Asian Women in 2015.
- Won Lux Style Awards twice.
- She also won Pakistan Media Awards for Humsafar in 2011 where she portrayed the role of Khirad Ehsan.
Mahira Khan Love Affairs
Mahira Khan love life has always been a private affair. She got married on 13th July 2007. Before she got married, she was in a relationship with a guy. Mahira Khan husband name is Ali Askari. She met her soulmate in Los Angeles. It was Ali who helped her get in touch with this glamour industry. He helped her and supported her to achieve her dreams. She had always faced ups and downs in her life. Her father was against their marriage, but later on accepted it. The couple is blessed with two children a son named Azlaan and a cute little daughter. There were rumors about Mahira Khan marriage facing a rough patch recently. Reports slated that Ali started feeling insecure about his wife’s fame and her increasing popularity. He also wanted her to quit acting ,but she continued pursuing her career. The difference increased when she bagged a role in ‘Bol’. It was also said that she had filed a divorce case against her husband. Mahira Khan said in an interview that it’s all rumors and they are very happy together in their marriage. Rumors and celebrity gossips are bound to happen in this industry.
Mahira Khan Controversy
Mahira Khan faced a controversy for posting a photo with the Pakistani director who had dressed like a Shiv Sainik leader on Halloween. She was dressed like a Catwoman and the director holding the placard ‘Mahira ko Bahar Nikalo’ (Mahira should be removed) written on it. It was referring to the ban that the Shiv Sena people had put which was a ban on all the Pakistani artists from entering Maharashtra, India. She later tweeted an apology on social media for her behavior. Besides this, she has never been a part of any other controversies. Now read the bnext biography of comedian Mobeen Saudagar, who is really popular for his mimicry.