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Biography for Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan

Birthdate: 21 December 1982

Birth Place: Karachi, Pakistan, Pakistan.

Height in feet: 5 Feet 6 Inches

Eye Color: Black

Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Occupation: Model, Bollywood Actress, Television Actress, RJ

Marital Status: Married

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Khan was born on 21 December 1982 in Karachi, Pakistan. She has worked with MTV Pakistan and Aag TV as VJ before moving on to her acting career. Her first break in the film industry came in the critically acclaimed film Bol. She is most popular for her character Khirad Ihsan opposite Fawad Khan in Humsafar Drama. She will now be seen in an upcoming movie Raees opposite Shahrukh Khan.


She received her primary education from Foundation Public School, Karachi and went to California for higher education at the age of 17, where she studied at the University of Southern California, but did not complete her degree.

Family Background

She got married with Ali Askari who is also serving Pakistan’s television industry for many years. He is doing struggle for making Pakistan’s television world successful, They have two children, a son named Azlaan and a daughter.

Acting Career

She started her career as a VJ when she was 16 years old. She has hosted the live show Most Wanted three days a week on MTV Pakistan, and also hosted Weekends with Mahira on Aag TV. In 2011 Khan hosted 10th Lux Style Awards with Faizan Haque in 2008 and in 2013. Mahira participated in the opening of PFDC-The Boulevard for Pakistani designer wear in India. She has also appeared in fashion shows for numerous designers. In 2011, she made her Pakistani film debut with Bol directed by Shoaib Mansoor. In June 2012, Mahira started working in Shehr-e-Zaat opposite Mohib Mirza and Mikaal Zulfiqar, aired on Hum TV. In February 2014, Khan has several projects in various stages of production. She has completed Farhat Ishtiaq's Hum TV serial Bin Roye Ansoo.

In Raees Television serial Humsafar star Mahira Khan is all to make her Bollywood debut opposite Shah Rukh Khan in upcoming film "Raees". The actress is lucky and grabbed her first chance as SRK wife in the film. The movie Raees is directed by Rahul Dholakia and will be produced by Excel Entertainment, Farhan Akhtar and Ritesh Sidhwani. SRK plays a gangster based in Gujarat while Nawazuddin Siddiqui is the cop who traps him in Mumbai. Shah Rukh met Mahira and seen her television work. He is quite impressed with her talent. He said,"Rahul liked her. She suited the film a lot. I have seen a little bit part of her television stuff.

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