Mahira Khan

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Mahira Khan
Mahira Hafeez Khan

(1984-12-21) 21 December 1984 (age 38)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Alma materFoundation Public School
Years active2006–present
Ali Askari
(m. 2007; div. 2015)
Children1 son

Mahira 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.[disambiguation needed] 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mahira Khan: 8 things to know about Shah Rukh Khan’s beautiful Raees actress from Pakistan"
  2. "Mahira Khan: 7 things to know about Humsafar’s pretty Khirad Hussain"
  3. ""Mahira Khan — what you may not know about her"". Archived from the original on 2016-02-01.
  4. "12th LUX Style Awards: Pakistan entertainment industry's big night"
  5. "Media awards honour fashion, entertainment stars"
  6. "10 iconic Pakistani TV dramas you should binge-watch this weekend"
  7. ""Mahira Khan: the unusual, shining star"". Archived from the original on 2016-05-20. Retrieved 2018-12-29.
  8. "LSA 2016 winners: The complete list"
  9. "HUM TV Awards 2015: 'Sadqay Tumhare' a clear winner"
  10. "Mahira Khan declared sexiest Pakistani woman"
  11. "Raees star Mahira Khan reacts to ban on Pakistani artists"