Mahira Hafeez Khan, Known as Mahira Khan is a top actress in Pakistan. It is no exaggeration to say that she is pushing the Pakistani industry. She was a former VJ but later turned to act. Mahira is one of the highest-paid actresses in Pakistan. Mahira Khan is from Karachi and speaks Urdu. She was born on 21 December 1984 (age: 33 years).
She received her early education from the Foundation Public School in Karachi and completed her O-level at the age of 16. She later moved to California for higher education, where she attended Santa Monica College. She enrolled at the University of Southern California for her bachelor’s degree, but never completed it and moved to Pakistan where she joined the showbiz industry.
She is one of the most followed celebrities on Instagram. With over 6 million fans. Mahira Khan is considered to be one of the most popular and highest-paid actresses in Pakistan. She has received numerous awards. Mahira Khan was named Pakistan’s Most Beautiful Woman in 2012, Also known as the most romantic woman in Pakistan.
Mahira Khan’s Drama Career
Mahira started her career as a VJ in MTV Pakistan. She hosted a show called Most Wanted. She then hosted the Aag TV show Weekends with Mahira, where she played music videos in 2008 and chatted with celebrities. She entered in the field of drama with Humayun Saeed from in Mehreen Jabbar’s Neeyat. Then Mahira Khan got a big break, which made her the biggest star in Pakistan. She played the lead role in the Humsafar directed by Sarmad Khoosat. She played the role of Khirad Hussain; An innocent little town girl who is having a lot of trouble at the hands of fate. Mahira’s pairing with co-star Fawad Khan was well received by the audience and the play proved to be a career milestone for the leading actors. With the victory of Humsafar, Mahira again collaborated with Sarmad in Shehar e Zaat. She has won several awards for her performance in Sheher e Zaat. That same year, Mahira returned to hosting. He hosted an exhibition called TUC The Lighter Side of Life, where she invited and interviewed many celebrities. Her next project was Sadqay Tumaray directed by Mohammed Ehteshamuddin, which aired on HUM TV. She went back to the movies with Bin Roy, which turned out to be a drama.
Mahira Khan’s Film Career
Mahira entered the film industry with Bol. The show was directed by Shoaib Mansoor and Mahira played the supporting role of Ayesha along with singer star Atif Aslam. After Bol, Mahira later returned to film with Bin Roy directed by n Shahzad Kashmiri, which was a commercial success and won her Lux Style Award and HUM Award for Best Actress. She appeared in Asim Raza directed film Ho Mann Jahan after Bin Roy along with Shehryar Munawar and Adeel Hussain. In this film, she played the role of a girl who loves to sing. She again received the Best Actress award for Ho Mann Jahan. In 2017, She then teamed up with Shah Rukh Khan to enter Bollywood in Film Raees. Raees was moderately successful, yet managed to make Mahira a member of the Hundred Crores Club. Political tensions were rising between India and Pakistan and Pakistani artists were banned from working in Bollywood, so Mahira could not promote Raees or did any project in India. she also stared in Shoaib Mansoor’s film Verna, Meenu Gaur-Farjad Nabi‘s 7 Din Mohabbat In. She also made a special appearance in Asim Raza’s Film Parey Hat Luv.
Mahira Khan’s Personal Life
Mahira was born into a Pathan family, Her Parents are Urdu speaking Pathan. Her father Hafeez Khan was born in Delhi during the British Raj and moved to Pakistan after the partition of India. She has a younger brother, Hassan Khan, who is a professional journalist. She married Ali Askari in 2007 despite her father’s opposition to the marriage. She met Ali Askari in 2006 in Los Angeles. Mahira Khan’s marriage was a very simple affair, with close relatives and family members present on the occasion. The couple has a son, Azlan Askari, born in 2009. The couple had differences, but Mahira wrapped everything up wisely and it did not reveal her personal matters. However, things did not go well for her and they Both are divorced in 2015. She does not have a daughter, but some websites misrepresent her as having a daughter.
Recognition and Award:
Mahira has received numerous awards in her career such as Drama, Best Actress Film, Lux Style Awards for Most Stylish Actress, HUM Awards, HUM Style Awards, Vogue Beauty Awards, and Masala Awards.
Shows Hosted by Mahira Khan
Mahira Khan co-hosted the 10th Lux Style Awards in 2010, the first Hum Awards in 2013, and the 14th Lux Style Awards in 2015.
Mahira has appeared in many advertising campaigns such as Aquafina, Gaye Power Wash, and Q Mobile.
Mahira Khan Brand Embassad0r
She has been an ambassador for several brands, including Lux, Qmobile, Gaye Powerwash, Huawei, Sunsilk, Veet, and L’Oreal.
Mahira Khan’s Age
Mahira Khan was born on December 21, 1984. She is 33 years old.
Mahira Khan’s Height
Mahira Khan’s height is exactly 5.5 (1.65 m).
Mahira Khan’s Horoscope
Sagittarius is the sign of Mahira Khan as she was born on December 21st.
Mahira Khan’s Family
She is the daughter of Hafiz Khan. She is very close to her younger brother Hasan Khan, in her family, who is a journalist.
Controversy about Mahira Khan
Although Mahira Khan is one of the safest actresses due to controversy, love affair, and useless gossip, her feud with Ranbir Kapoor is unprecedented. A few years ago, Ranbir Kapoor was seen smoking a cigarette in a hotel. This has led to international controversy over the status of the two relations. The only response was that they were close as a friend.
List of Mahira Khan Dramas
- Neeyat – (2011)
- Hamsafar – (2011)
- Shehr-e-Zaat – (2014)
- Bin Roye – (2016)
- Sadqay Tumhare – (2016)
List of Mahira Khan Movies
- Bol – (2012)
- Manto – special appearance (2015)
- Ho Mann Jahan – (2015)
- Bin Roye – (2016)
- Actor In Law – Special Appearance (2016)
- Verna – (2017)
- 7 Din Mohabbat In – (2018)
- Raees – Bollywood Debut (2017)