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Fawad Khan

Fawad Khan is a Pakistani actor and singer who has also worked in Bollywood. Born in Karachi, Fawad spent his growing up years in Dubai, Riyadh and Manchester, before moving back to Lahore. During his teenage, he played guitar, bass and drums, and went on to form a band named Entity Paradigm, as its lead singer. Fawad's first television stint was with Jutt And Bond in early 2000's. He made his debut in Pakistani films with critically acclaimed 2007 movie Khuda Kay Liye. His major stardom came after his 2010 television show Dastaan which was based on Partition. In 2011, he stole the television ratings with his most popular show Humsafar opposite Mahra Khan. 2012 show Zindagi Gulzar Hai's success only established him as a strong actor of Pakistani television industry. He swept through Best Actor awards for several television shows and films between 2008 and 2014. In 2015 he was also enlisted as the sexiest male in Asia. After Indian channel Zindagi telecast all his shows across the border too, his female following only grew. Fawad soon turned towards Bollywood and made his debut in Sonam Kapoor-starrer Khoobsurat in 2014. The film's success established his name in Indian films too. His second Hindi outing was Karan Johar's Kapoor & Sons in 2016. He was lauded for not just his acting, but also for his bold step towards playing a homosexual character in the film. In September 2016, Fawad was caught in the controversy around banning of Pakistani actors in Bollywood, unleashed by the MNS, in the aftermath of the Uri attack. This affected his next film, Karan Johar's Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, in which he played an extended cameo. Fawad had to return to Pakistan in the midst of the brewing tensions. Though the film managed to open to warm response at the box office during Diwali, Fawad's future Bollywood projects had to be put on hold until the political situation gets normal. Fawad is married to his childhood sweetheart Sadaf whom he met during coaching classes as a teenager. After dating for eight years, the two got married in 2005. They have two kids, son Ayaan and daughter Elaynas. Fawad runs a clothing line titled "SILK by Fawad" in collaboration with his wife.


Fawad Khan booked after wife refuses anti-polio drops for daughter

February 21, 2019 1:40 pm

The Lahore Police took the action on a written complaint of the polio team, which visited the Faisal Town residence of Fawad Khan where his wife "resisted and then misbehaved with the team".

The Legend of Maula Jatt trailer: Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan reunite in this intense drama

December 21, 2018 8:36 pm

The Legend of Maula Jatt trailer: Fawad Khan is making his big screen return in Pakistan. He was last seen playing a lead in Khuda Kay Liye (2007). The Bilal Lashari directorial also stars Mahira Khan, Humaima Malick and Hamza Ali Abbasi.

Fawad Khan and Mahira Khan's royal avatar on this magazine cover will give you wedding goals

May 31, 2018 7:02 pm

In the cover photo, Fawad and Mahira were seen donning bridal couture from SILK by Fawad Khan, which was founded by his wife Sadaf Khan. Check out the pictures of the photo shoot here.

Kaalakaandi director reveals that Fawad Khan was initially approached for Saif Ali Khan's role

December 12, 2017 5:31 pm

Kaalakaandi director Akshat Verma has revealed that actor Fawad Khan was his first choice back in 2013. But as the film slipped into the hands of Cinestaan from UTV, Saif Ali Khan bagged the role.

Happy birthday Fawad Khan: All that this Pakistani heartthrob did in past one year after leaving India

November 29, 2017 1:12 pm

Happy birthday Fawad Khan: The Pakistani actor who appeared in Bollywood films Khoobsurat, Kapoor And Sons and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, had to leave India in the aftermath of the Uri attack and MNS row.

Movember 2017: 7 celeb-inspired ways to groom your Movember moustache

November 18, 2017 6:02 pm

From Ranveer Singh to Ryan Gosling, here's some inspiration for your No Shave Movember moustache.

Fawad Khan turns model for a clothing brand and his latest clicks are too hot to be missed

November 16, 2017 7:29 am

Fawad Khan recently shot for clothing brand and the photo shoot is simply too hot to be missed. The Pakistani actor is seen dressed in traditional wear and he looks absolutely dapper.

Fawad Khan's latest photos are a visual treat for his Indian fans

October 14, 2017 7:07 am

Unfortunately Pakistani actor Fawad Khan had to head back to his country due to the ban that was imposed on Pakistani artists in India. Thanks to the actor's many fan clubs, we recently got to see some clicks of Fawad, his wife Sadaf and kids Ayaan and Elayna Khan.

Ranbir Kapoor on Fawad Khan: It was unfortunate that Fawad had to bear the brunt of political change

July 11, 2017 7:06 pm

Ranbir Kapoor talks about his Ae Dil Hai Mushkil co-star, Fawad Khan and says that it is sad that due to the political climate, Fawad Khan had to bear the brunt. He also adds that he loved his part in Kapoor and Sons alongside Alia Bhatt and Sidharth Malhotra.

Ratna Pathak Shah: Not letting Fawad Khan work in India is a problem but it's not an insurmountable one

July 05, 2017 7:00 pm

Ratna Pathak Shah played the mother of Fawad Khan in Khoobsurat says that she finds the whole controversy on Pakistani actors a silly and limited vision. Speaking about her upcoming movie, Lipstick Under My Burkha, she adds that films like these are meant to motivate people.


Kapoor & Sons success bash: SRK joins Alia, Sidharth, Fawad, Rishi Kapoor

April 04, 2016 11:46 am

Kapoor & Sons have been doing great business at the box office and a success bash was hosted by film's producer Karan Johar in Mumbai on Sunday (April 3). Superstar SRK, who is also a close friends of Karan Johar, joined the film's lead actors Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Ratna Pathak Shah, Rajat Kapoor, Rishi Kapoor. <br /><br /> Kapoor and Sons, which released on March 18, has earned Rs 65.07 cr till now.

Alia, Sidharth, Fawad at Kapoor & Sons success meet

March 26, 2016 4:17 pm

Actors Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Rajat Kapoor and Ratna Pathak Shah came together for the success press conference of their movie Kapoor & Sons, which has crossed the Rs. 50 cr mark in mere two weeks of release.

Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan starrer Kapoor & Sons box office report

March 21, 2016 11:40 am

Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan starrer Kapoor & Sons went headstrong in the first weekend as it has minted Rs. 26.35 cr in mere three days of its release.

Rani, Ranbir, Sidharth, Alia celebrate Hiroo Johar's birthday together, see pics

March 21, 2016 11:10 am

Rani Mukerji made her first appearance after her daughter Adira's birth on March 19 at the birthday celebrations of Karan Johar's mother Hiroo Johar. Also present at the party were Alia Bhatt, Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan and Ranbir Kapoor.

Kapoor & Sons movie review in pics

March 18, 2016 6:14 pm

Sidharth Malhotra brings to the table a loose-limbed pleasing vulnerability which he reveals slowly. He makes something of his part. Rishi gets some laughs in, but has to struggle against the heavy prosthetics.

Veterans Waheeda, Helen watch Kapoor & Sons with Alia, Sidharth, Athiya

March 18, 2016 2:52 pm

Yesteryear beauties – Waheeda Rehman, Helen and Asha Parekh, were spotted at the screening of the family drama, ‘Kapoor & Sons’ along with Alia, Sidharth and Athiya Shetty.

Alia Bhatt celebrates birthday with Sidharth Malhotra, Fawad Khan during Kapoor & Sons promotions

March 16, 2016 1:09 pm

Actress Alia Bhatt along with her co-stars Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan was in New Delhi for the promotions of Kapoor & Sons on Tuesday (March 15). Apart from promotion, Alia, who turned 23 today, celebrated her birthday with the media and cut a cake. She was joined by Sidharth, Fawad and director Shakun Batra.

Sidharth, Alia, Fawad with their families at Kapoor & Sons screening

March 14, 2016 12:01 pm

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's wife Gauri Khan was spotted at the special screening of her close friend Karan Johar's next production 'Kapoor & Sons.' Also seen at the screening were film's actors Alia, Sidharth, Fawad and Rishi Kapoor with their families. The screening was held on Sunday (March 13), the film will release this Friday.

Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor, Dia Mirza have a busy day

March 10, 2016 4:09 pm

Alia Bhatt, who will be soon seen opposite Sidharth Malhotra nd Fawad Khan in 'Kapoor and Sons', was seen promoting the film at a studio in Mumbai. Alia Bhatt wore matching crop top and culottes from H&M. She added a bit of colour with her yellow heels. Post Kapoor and Sons, Alia will be seen romancing SRK in Gauri Shinde's next.

Kapoor & Sons Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan with Alia Bhatt

March 08, 2016 1:44 pm

Kapoor & Sons Sidharth Malhotra and Fawad Khan were seen promotiong their upcoming movie with Alia Bhatt in Mumbai on March 7. Kapoor & Sons will release on March 18 and it also stars Rishi Kapoor, Ratna Pathak Shah and Rajat Kapoor.


I Have Experienced Tremendous Love And Hospitality In India: Fawad Khan

February 11, 2016 11:07 am

There is no doubt that Pakistani actor Fawad Khan has been welcomed with open arms both by India and Bollywood something that the actor himself acknowledges.