Mahira Khan

Introduction – Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan was born on 21st December, 1984.She is a Pakistani performer and previous VJ. One of the country’s most well known and most generously compensated on-screen characters, she has built up a vocation in Pakistan and is the beneficiary of a few honors that includes three Lux Style Awards.

Khan, brought up in Karachi, left her college instruction in support to wind up a performer, and filled in as a VJ for different TV shows. She soon got offers for acting parts, and made her acting introduction in 2011 with a supporting part in the social dramatization Bol, which rank among the most astounding netting Urdu movies. She, then assumed a main part in the Hum TV’s fruitful sentimental TV show Humsafar (2011), which built up her as a main on-screen character of Pakistan.

Khan in this manner depicted a scope of offbeat characters in various most noteworthy appraised TV arrangement, including the religious show Shehr-e-Zaat (2012), the true to life sentiment Sadqay Tumhare (2014), and the sentimental dramatization Bin Roye (2016), all of which earned her basic recognition and additionally a few accolades.[9] Khan made further progress by highlighting as the female lead in two of Pakistan’s top-netting preparations—the 2015 sentiment Bin Roye and the 2016 transitioning musical dramatization Ho Mann Jahan—and got laud for depicting a brief part in the historical dramatization Manto (2015).

Khan was hitched to her husband Ali Askari from 2007 to 2015, and has a child with him. Close by her acting profession, Khan is a noticeable superstar endorser for different brands and products. In 2016, Khan took an interest in a phase appear for the time at the Lux Style Awards.

Early Life

Mahira Khan was born into a Muslim family in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. She reported in an online interview with Reham Khan that her parents are Urdu speaking Pathans. Her father, Hafeez Khan migrated to Pakistan after the partition of India as he was born in Delhi throughout the British rule.

Mahira Khan has a younger brother, named as Hasan Khan. She received her primary and secondary education both from the Foundation Public School, from where she finalized her A’Level.

In the wake of moving on from Foundation, she, at the age of seventeen years, moved to California, United States, for advanced tutoring. Khan was the principal lady in her family to leave the state single-handedly. And yet she later self-proclaimed that living in the United States on her individual facilitated her turn out to be “strong and liberated.”

Khan selected herself at the University of Southern California for a four year college education in English writing; amid this period, she filled in as low maintenance server in an eatery.

Be that as it may, in the wake of finishing her first year, Khan chose to seek after her enthusiasm to end up a performing artist, and quit her college instruction.

While living in the United States, her companion Ali Askari, acquainted her with a reality show chief, who chose her for the show Most Wanted, which publicized on MTV in 2006. She then included as a moderator for the Aag TV’s world show Weekends with Mahira (2008). The show ended up being a noteworthy hit and turned out to be enormously prominent among the audience. Her appearance in the show pulled in the consideration of movie producer Shoaib Mansoor, who recollected her, and later in 2010 offered her a part in his film Bol (2011), which she acknowledged.



For a few people, she is a genuine motivation to the extent the VJ culture in Pakistan is concerned. Her unobtrusive viewpoint and the young lady adjacent approach towards her fans and guests on live shows have made her a standout amongst the most looked for after moderator nowadays. She does it all easily and if there has been any individual who has the genuine VJ-germs of Anoushey Ashraf, that individual is Mahira Khan.

Mahira Khan started her profession as a VJ when she was 16 years of age. She functioned as a VJ on Most Wanted on MTV Pakistan and Weekends with Mahira on Aag TV.

In the wake of finishing O levels from Foundation Public School, she went to University of Southern California for an Undergraduate degree which she never finished. Mahira returned to Pakistan to get enlisted into an entry level position program at Indus TV Network. The day she touched base at the Indus TV, one of their host was missing and she was put on the show live by Ghazanfer.

In 2011, Mahira made her film make a big appearance in Bol, coordinated by Shoaib Mansoor. That year, she acted in her first TV dramatization, ARY Digital’s sentiment Neeyat. She next showed up in the TV program Humsafar. Her different adaptations include the 2013 profound sentiment Shehr-e-Zaat and the 2014 slushy show Sadqay Tumhare. She assumed a featuring part in a emotional dramatization, Bin Roye (2015), a supporting part in the true to life show Manto, moreover , a main part in motion picture Ho Mann Jahaan (2016), all of which rank among the most noteworthy earning Pakistani movies. Khan will show up in Raees,an upcoming Indian Hindi film coordinated by Rahul Dholakia. Mahira will play the lead character in Shoaib Mansoor’s up and coming 2017 social dramatization film Verna.

In addition, Khan was recorded tenth in a ‘Sexiest Asian Women’ survey by Eastern Eye in 2015. She was additionally called Pakistan’s sexiest lady in 2015.

Personal Life

While living in the United States, Mahira Khan met her yet to come spouse, Ali Askari in 2006.Both, Ali Askari and Mahira add to the broadcast business of Pakistan. They tied their bonds in Loss Angeles. The couple cooperated in the business, after which they got keen on each other and the next year, Khan moved back to Karachi and wedded Askari. Their marriage was held on 13th July, 2007.They later had a child, Azlaan.

The news became famous online via web-based networking media and in addition print media. A considerable lot of the online journals went overhauling this news, yet that time the news was thought to be gossip. However later Mahira herself has affirmed that the couple has isolated from each other. The relationship broke following 6 years and 8 months.The couple isolated in 2014 and their separation was settled in 2015.

The famous drama ‘Humsafar’

Innocent and adorable face of Mahira Khan is managing over the TV screens and the showbiz world. Before her uber hit play “Humsafar”, she was not by any means very much acclaimed yet was facilitating satellite TV shows.

Humsafar is a moving anecdote about the hardships in a wedded couple’s life and how they defeat them. The show, that was publicized just about three years prior in Pakistan on Hum TV, was an immense hit and won many honors. Mahira excessively won a couple best on-screen character grants for the depiction of her character Khirad.

Thinking back the days when she shot for the show, Mahira comments,“It was my first show. It brought me into the limelight and now when I am talking about it, I think, ‘Oh, even this happened’. I feel nostalgic.”

Humsafar made colossal progress and not simply in Pakistan but rather was additionally played in India where Mahira got incredible appreciation. Mahira Khan picked up so much regard and ubiquity over the fringe that she was threw to star against the King Khan, Shahrukh Khan in an up and coming motion picture which is to discharge.

“Since the Indian film industry is one of the oldest and I have grown up admiring all the movies, especially the classics starring Guru Dutt, I would love to work here. But having said that, I am not in a hurry and am happy with what I am doing,” she says.

After Humsafar, her life has completely changed. “Humsafar was the show that made me popular,” says Mahira, who later got basic praise for her next show, Shehr-e-Zaat where she shed her sweet, honest young lady hope to wear another symbol, that of a solid willed lady.“I wish I get the same love from the Indian audience too,” she closes.

Smash hit “Shehr-e-Zaat “

Shehr-e-Zaat is a 2012 Pakistani profound romantic show serial in view of the novel of a similar name by Umera Ahmed. It is coordinated by Sarmad Sultan Khoosat, and created by Momina Duraid and Abdullah Kadwani. It stars Mahira Khan, Mikaal Zulfiqar and Mohib Mirza in the leads.

Shehr-e-Zaat spins around a lovely daydreamer Falak Sher Afgan (Mahira Khan); the only child to very rich parents. Falak is an understudy of expressive arts who makes the model of the man she had always wanted and falls head over heels in affection when she finds the breathing indication of it in Salman Ansar (Mikaal Zulfiqar).

HUM network gave it the ‘Best Drama Serial’ award in 2013. It was also broadcasted on “Zindagi” channel in India and was very much appreciated.

“Sadqay tumhaaray”

Sadqay tumhaaray was constructed on the writer’s real-life story, set in the 1980’s Pakistani society. In this drama serial, Mahira Khan played the role of an eighteen year old young lady from town of Bhopalwala. Shano wishes to wed her youth life partner; Khalil. Be that as it may, her folks debilitate her to never observe him again. Shano is a tranquil and fantastic young lady to start with yet over the long haul, she gets to be more grounded and more daring.


Aaila (Mahira) has a place with an exceptionally solid political family back in Pakistan however keeps up constrained contact with them. Ismaeel (Ahsan Khan) happens to be a dear companion of hers-a picture taker by calling, he wants to win her over despite the fact that he knows about her association with Sikander (Humayun Saeed). Resentful about discovering Sikander is made repetitive and confronted with the likelihood of him moving back of Pakistan, she proposes he weds an American Citizen-an agreement marriage that will permit him to stay in the nation. Sikander counters clarifying it might bring about legitimate entanglements however Aaila is resolute lastly persuades him. It so happens that she keeps running into Mariam (Deepi Gupta) an American Citizen of Pakistani cause who acts as low maintenance server and is a battling performer scarcely making a decent living. The recommendation of having a place to live and cash in return for an agreement marriage appears like a lottery win for Mariam and she promptly consents to it. Be that as it may, once the marriage happens, Mariam begins needing more-she gets to be receptive to carrying on with an agreeable, stable existence with a man she begins creating affections for. Gradually yet consistently, she figures out how to sow the seeds of strife amongst Aaila and Sikander and in the long run succeeds is drawing them separated.

“Verna” to Release

Shoaib Mansoor is good to go for a rebound, with yet another potential blockbuster Verna composed and coordinated by the man himself under his standard SHOMAN Productions including Mahira Khan as the lead.

The veteran essayist, maker, executive and the beneficiary of Pride of Performance has helmed blockbusters like Khuda Ke Liye and Bol, both widely praised and industrially effective motion pictures that not just brought back the missing society of film review in Pakistan however put the Pakistani film industry on the worldwide diversion radar.

Shoaib Mansoor said, “This film has been composed and coordinated by a man of Pakistan for the men of the world to listen to ladies. It is to urge ladies to talk up. Khuda ke liye bol verna… ”

Verna is required to discharge on Eid-ul-Fitr 2017.



  • Year 2011: Bol (as Ayesha Khan)
  • Year 2015: Bin roye (as Saba Shafiq)
  • Year 2015: Manto (as Madaran)
  • Year 2016: Ho Mann Jahan (as Manizeh)
  • Year 2016: Actor in Law (Herself)
  • Year 2017: Raees (as Mohsina)
  • Year 2017: Verna (TBA)



  • Year 2006: MTV’s Most Wanted (as a Host)
  • Year 2008: Weekends with Mahira (as a Host)
  • Year 2011: Neeyat (as Aalia)
  • Year 2011: Humsafar (as Khirad Ehsan)
  • Year 2012: Shehr-e-Zaat (as Falak)
  • Year 2012: Coke Kahaani (herself)
  • Year 2014: TUC The Lighter Side of Life (Host)
  • Year 2014: Sadqay tumhaaray (Rukhsana/Shaano)
  • Year 2015: 14th Lux Style Awards (Host)
  • Year 2016: Bin Roye (as Saba Shafiq)
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