Mahira Khan

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Mahira Khan
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Born
Mahira Hafeez Khan

(1984-12-21) 21 December 1984 (age 34)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
NationalityPakistan
Alma materFoundation Public School
OccupationActress
Years active2006–present
Spouse(s)
Ali Askari
(m. 2007; div. 2015)
Children1 son

Mahira Hafeez Khan (born 21 December 1984) is a Pakistani actress, known for her role in the drama serial Humsafar.

Early Life[change | change source]

Born in Karachi, in an Urdu-speaking family, Khan moved to California at the age of 17 for higher studies.[1] She studied in the University of Southern California, before returning to Pakistan in 2008.

Career[change | change source]

Khan started her career as a VJ. Her first role was in the movie Bol in 2011.[2]

Her first major role came in the drama serial Humsafar, which established her as one of the leading stars in the country.[3] The role earned her the Lux Style Award for Satellite Best TV Actress.[4]

Later, she went on to win more awards which include Best Actress Awards from Pakistan Media Awards for her role in Shehr-e-Zaat,[5][6] and a Lux Style Award for Best TV Actress, two Hum Awards and a Hum Award nomination for Sadqay Tumhare.[7][8][9]

In 2017,she played opposite Shah Rukh Khan in the Bollywood movie Raees.[10][11]

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