Who doesn’t know Mahira Khan? It will not wrong to say that she is the face of the Pakistani entertainment industry in the world.
It is no secret Khan is a prominent figure within Pakistani and around the globe. From doing films in Bollywood to walking in the prestigious Paris fashion week. The actress has done it all!
Pakistan’s favorite superstar on Saturday shared a message for her haters. All she wants them to know that they all must mind their own business.
Taking to Instagram, the Raees star shared lyrics of an old Indian song which read “Arey mere angne mein, tumhara kya kaam hai [What is your job in my corridor]. Mind your damn business.”
Mahira is in love
Recently, while in conversation with celebrated designer HSY, Khan opened up about her love life. The actress calls her current relationship a ‘nekki’ and seems head over heels in love!
While delving into her personal life she quoted a dialogue again, LOL, from her most celebrated drama serial Hamsafar. Khan said, “In the drama, Ashar says to Khirad, ‘pata nhe tum mujhe kis nekki k badle mili ho [I am not sure if I got you as a result of some good deed]’ and I think this line truly expresses what I feel about the man in my life.”
When asked about her love life, Khan said, “Yes I think I’m in love. I can’t reveal that name but he isn’t from the industry,” she said. “This is one thing I want to protect with my life.”
Actress Mahira Khan has not been publicly involved in any serious relationship for a long time so this declaration of love and appreciation is quite a big,
Though the actress did not take the name of her beau. Fans were quick to do some investigation and brought to light a name that could be Mahira’s mystery guy! He is actually Salim Karim a businessman from Karachi. He is the CEO of a startup called Simpaisa – a carrier billing company that lets people make payments directed from the sim.
Mahira Hafeez Khan ( born 21 December 1984) is a Pakistani actress. She is best known for portraying the role of Khirad Ehsan in Momina Duraid’s Humsafar for which she received numerous accolades, including the Lux Style Award for Best Television Actress.
Born in Karachi, Khan started her career as a VJ in 2006. She made her screen debut opposite Atif Aslam in the romance Bol (2011), which earned her a Lux Style Award for Best Actress (Film) nomination. She had a starring role in Humsafar which earned her a Lux Style Award for Satellite Best TV Actress and Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple.
Mahira Khan Early life and education:
Mahira Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan on 21 December 1984 to parents who are Urdu-speaking Pathans. Her father, Hafeez Khan, was born in Delhi during the British Raj, and migrated to Pakistan after the partition of India. She has a younger brother, Hassaan Khan who is a journalist by profession.
Mahira Khan attended Foundation Public School from where she completed her O-Levels. At the age of 17, she moved to California for higher education, where she attended Santa Monica College.
She then enrolled in the University of Southern California for her bachelor’s degree. However, she did not complete her undergraduate degree and returned to Pakistan in 2008. During her studies in the United States, she was a cashier at a Rite Aid store in Los Angeles.
Mahira Khan started her career as a in 2006, hosting the live show Most Wanted on MTV Pakistan which was aired three days a week. She then hosted AAG TV’s reality show Weekends with Mahira in 2008, where she played music videos, spoke to celebrity guests and took phone calls from viewers.
In 2011, Khan made her film debut in a supporting role in Shoaib Mansoor-directed Bol in which she had a supporting role. She played Ayesha, a girl from a conservative lower-middle-class family living in old part of Lahore,who shares a mutual passion for music with her love interest Mustafa, played by Atif Aslam.
The film was a critical and commercial success, and became one of the highest-grossing Pakistani films of all time. The same year, Khan also made her TV drama debut in Neeyat directed by Mehreen Jabbar.The serial was set in New York and she played the role of Ayla.
She next appeared in the Sarmad Khoosat-directed drama serial Humsafar. Both the drama and Khan received positive reviews from critics.The drama series was also aired on Zindagi (TV channel) and was successful in India. It earned her a Lux Style Award for Satellite Best TV Actress and a Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple.
In 2013, she played the role in Sarmad Khoosat-directed Shehr-e-Zaat.The drama earned her Best Actress Awards from Pakistan Media Awards and Hum Awards. From 2013 to 2014, she hosted TUC The Lighter Side of Life, a talk show where she interviewed celebrities.
In 2014, Khan starred in Mohammed Ehteshamuddin-directed drama serial Sadqay Tumhare in which she played the role of Shano.The drama earned her a Lux Style Award for Best TV Actress, two Hum Awards and a Hum Award nomination.
In 2015, she played the lead role opposite Humayun Saeed in Shahzad Kashmiri-directed film Bin Roye. The film earned her a Lux Style Award for Best Actress (Film),a Hum Award for Best Actress, a Hum Style Award for Most Stylish Actress (Film) and a Masala! Award for Best Actress.
The film was also adapted as a TV series in 2016, which earned her a Hum Award for Best Actor Female (Drama Serial) and a Hum Award nomination for Best Onscreen Couple.She played a supporting role in Sarmad Khoosat-directed biographical film Manto in 2015.
In 2016, she played a leading role in Asim Raza-directed film Ho Mann Jahaan, The film earned her a Lux Style Award for Best Actress (Film)and a Nigar Award nomination for Best Actress.
In early 2017, Khan co-starred in Rahul Dholakia’s Indian film Raees, which was her debut in the Hindi film industry. Before the release of film, ‘Indian Motion Picture Producers Association’ (IMPPA)
The Film Producers Guild of India’ had decided to ban all Pakistani actors, actresses and technicians from working in India due to the tensions created after the 2016 Uri attack,
until the situation was normalised.Reportedly, there were rumours that Mahira Khan scenes would be deleted from the film or she would be replaced by another actress. Shah Rukh Khan, the lead star and co-producer of the film, said that she would not be allowed to promote the film in India.
Mahira Khan repeatedly received threats from Shiv Sena, an Indian far-right political party. Despite the controversies, the film was released in January 2017 and was a modest commercial success, earning over ₹3.0 billion worldwide which made Khan the first Pakistani actress to join Bollywood’s 100 Crore Club and become the top grossing actress in Bollywood during the first quarter of 2017
Mahira Khan began her singing career in 2017, when she starred as a rape victim in Shoaib Mansoor’s social drama film VernaThe film received generally unfavourable reviews but her performance was praised and she earned a Lux Style Award for Best Actress in 2018. In 2018,
she starred in Meenu Gaur-Farjad Nabi’s romantic comedy 7 Din Mohabbat In.She will also star in Bilal Lashari’s Maula Jatt 2 and made a special appearance in Asim Raza’s Parey Hat Luv.
In 2019, she played the leading role in Superstar, her highest-grossing film domestically at the time.
She will next star opposite Fahad Mustafa in Nabeel Qureshi’s action-comedy film Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad.
Mahira Khan Personal life:
Mahira Khan met Ali Askari in 2006 in Los Angeles and married him in 2007 in a traditional Islamic wedding ceremony despite Khan’s father being reportedly against the marriage. They have a son, Azlan who was born in 2009. The couple got divorced in 2015….
Mahira Khan is considered one of the Pakistan’s most popular and highest-paid actresses.She has received several awards.
In 2012, Mahira Khan was named as the Most Beautiful Woman in Pakistan. In ‘Sexiest Asian Women’ poll by Eastern Eye, she was listed tenth in 2015, ninth in 2016 and fifth in 2017,and ninth again in 2019. She was also called Pakistan’s sexiest woman.
Mahira Khan co-hosted the ceremonies of 10th Lux Style Awards in 2010,1st Hum Awards in 2013 and 14th Lux Style Awards in 2015.
In December 2016, Khan became a victim of false news after anti-India comment emerged ahead of the release of her Bollywood debut film Raees.
She serves as an ambassador for a number of brands such as Lux,QMobile, Gai Power Wash,Huawei,Sunsilk, Veet and L’Oréal.
Apart from working in Film Industry, this beautiful actress has also been appointed one of the most prestigious role – UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador on November 2019. List of