Mahira khan is a Pakistani actress who works in the Pakistani and Indian film industry. She is mainly known for playing the lead role in Momina Duraid’s Humsafar. The series aired in 2011-2012 and Mahira played the role of Khirad Ashar.
She made her debut in the Indian Film Industry with Rahul Dholakia’s Raees opposite Shahrukh Khan. Mahira Khan won the Lux Style Award and the Hum award for best on screen couple for ‘Humsafar’.
Mahira Khan Wiki/Biography
Born on 21st December 1984, Mahira Khan’s age is 36 Years as of 2021. She was born and brought up in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.
She completed her initial education in Foundation Public School, and then went on to complete her graduation from University of Southern California. She, however, did not complete her graduation and returned to Pakistan in 2008.
Mahira was very good in studies and was the first girl from her family to go abroad for further education.
|Full Name||Mahira Hafeez Khan|
|Net Worth||$0.5 Million|
|Date of Birth||21 December 1984|
|Birth Place||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|Hometown||Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan|
|School||Foundation Public School|
|College / University||University of Southern California, United States|
Family, Boyfriend & Relationships
Mahira Khan belongs to a well settled Muslim family from Karachi. She is a Pakistani by nationality.
Her father’s name is Hafeez Khan. He was born in Delhi but he moved to Pakistan after the partition in 1947.
She has a younger Hasan Khan and he is a journalist by profession.
There isn’t much information available about her mother.
Mahira Khan’s relationship status is unmarried. She met her first husband Ali Askari, in Los Angeles and got married to him in 2007 against the wishes of her family. They have a son who was born in 2009. His name is Azlaan. The couple, however, got divorced in 2015.
Mahira Khan is a young beautiful girl with a charming personality. She has a much sculpted body. She is 5 feet and 7 inches tall and weighs around 55 Kg. Her hair colour is black and she has mesmerizing brown eyes.
Mahira began her acting career as a VJ for a show on MTv Pakistan titled ‘Most wanted’ (2006). She then went on to host a talk show titled ‘Weekends with Mahira’ in 2008.
In 2011, she made her acting debut in a Pakistani Urdu language movie titled ‘Bol’. This movie was directed by Shoiab Mansoor. In this movie she was cast opposite Atif Aslam. The film was deemed to be a great success. In the same year she made her television debut in a Tv show titled Neeyat. This show was directed by Mehreen Jabbar and it was a romantic drama.
Later on, in the same year, she got her breakthrough role in Sarmad Khoosat’s Humsafar. In this show, she was paired opposite Fawad Khan and their chemistry garnered a lot of appreciation and fan following from all over the world. This show was also telecasted on Zindagi TV in India and people gave outstanding reviews to this show.
Mahira khan was engulfed in controversy when she was not allowed in India in 2017 to promote her Bollywood debut titled ‘Raees’ in which she was paired opposite Shah Rukh Khan.
In 2017, Mahira Khan received a lot of backlash from people and the media as she was pictured at a foreign location with Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor. Mahira was pictured wearing a backless dress and she was smoking as well. These pictures did not go down well with people and Ranbir Kapoor had to issue a statement imploring people to stop the backlash just because she was a girl.
Facts and Information
Mahira khan moved to California for higher education at the age of 17.
She worked as a part time cashier for a store while she was in the USA.
She is a college dropout and quit her graduation after one year.
She has a son named Azlaan.
She only shoots for those shows where her son can also accompany her to the shoot.