Mahira Khan – Biography, Exact Age, Career Details, Personal Contacts, Marital Status, Family, Education, Boyfriends, Social Media Contacts, Net Worth & More

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Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan is a renowned name in the Pakistani entertainment industry. She made a unique and outstanding recognition for her great skills. She debuted as a VJ and pursued her passion as an actress later. Her physical charm attracts millions of hearts and very early she became a household name in the Pakistani industry. 

She portrayed many characters marvelously in numerous projects and received various accolades. Here we are delving into her personal life concerns, career struggles, social media presence, boyfriend’s details, physical appearance and much more. 

Early Life and Education

Mahira Khan early education

Mahira was born in 1984 on the 21st of December. Karachi is her birthplace. She attained basic studies from her living residency area in Karachi. She is rooted in a migrated family from India and resides in Pakistan. She had Pashtoon ancestry. 

She joined Foundation Public School to complete her O Levels. Then at the age f 17 years she decided to move to the US to pursue her higher studies. She went to Santa Monica College in California for a higher degree.

Furthermore, she enrolled at the Southern University of California to attain her degree of graduation. But she did not complete her graduation and returned to her homeland in 2008. She worked as a cashier while studying in California at Rite Aid

Career persuasion

Mahira Khan career

She officially started her career in 2006 by appearing as a VJ. She joined MTV Pakistan and hosted a live show Most Wanted. Later Aag TV’s reality show Weekends with Mahira. In 2008 this show earned her huge fame and respect in the field for being connected to her fans through phone calls, live guests, and playing music videos the show. 

Mahira Khan career

In 2011 she covered another milestone by appearing in Shuaib Mansoor’s Movie “Bol”. She played her character Ayesha and her character was a supporting pillar in opposition to Atif Aslam. This film covered a critical and successful journey throughout the media and it earned real fame and recognition to Mahira. 

Fame as a Rising Star

It was the “Humsafer” serial by Sarmad Khost (a renowned director from Pakistan Entertainment Industry) aired in 2012 and achieved millions of hearts worldwide. Critics have taken her role in the drama serial very positively and given her a lot of attention. 

Mahira Khan fame as rising star

The drama serial “Zindgi” also gave her success a boost and earned her many accolades. She received Lux Style Award for Best Actress Award and Hum Tv Award for the Best onscreen couple. 

In 2013 “Shehr-e-Zaat” directed by Sarmad Khosat gave her a new identification and people fell in love with her acting skills again. Pakistan Media Awards granted her another award as Best Actress. 

As this drama also aired on Hum Tv so she also received a Hum TV Award. A talk show “Tuc the Lighter Side of Life” aired from 2013 to 2014 and it gave her more fame and recognition in the industry. 

Mahira Khan fame as rising star

In 2014 “Sadqay Tmhare” was another great milestone, she covered. It was directed by a big name in industry, M.Ehteshamuddin. She appeared in the project as Shano.  After that, her journey goes on and on.

Recent success journey and media image

She is considered the most high-paying and famous actress in Pakistan’s entertainment industry. She received several awards. She was announced as the most beautiful woman in the drama industry of Pakistan in 2012. Most of the time she has seen co-hosting award shows and other big events. 

Mahira Khan recent success

She is serving as a brand embosser for several brands. LUX, Huawei, Gai power wash, Veet, Sunsilk, L’oreal. Recently she launched her own clothing brand with the title “M by Mahira” in 2023. She is also announced as one of the BBC’s 100 Women in 2020 on 23rd November. 

Social media contacts

Mahira Khan social media contacts

YouTube471k Subscribers
Instagram10.1 Million Followers
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Twitter3 Million Followers
Facebook5.4 Million Followers
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Family history; siblings and parents

Mahira Khan family history

She belongs to an Urdu-speaking family who migrated from India. Her father Hafeez Khan belongs to Delhi and settled in Pakistan after the partition. Basically, they have Pashtoon ancestry. She has a younger brother whose name is Mansoor Khan. while the other details of her family are not updated. 

Affairs, dating, boyfriend and marital status

Mahira Khan affairs

She never disclosed her current affairs and does not have a boyfriend. While talking about her marriage, her current marital status is remarried. Previously she got married in 2007 to Ali Askari. But later for some personal reasons they divorced in 2015. They had a son (Azlan Askari) together but after the divorce, Mahira took his custody. 

Mahira Khan Affairs

She got married to Salim Karim on October 1st, 2023. According to a recent update, they dated for around six years and finally tied the knot this year.

Physical attributes; height, weight, figure

She has a mesmerizing figure with amazing beauty. She has a cute smile with wide and attractive eyes. She has a fair skin tone with beautiful black hair. Her eye colour is brown. She looks gorgeous with a weight of 52 kg while her height is 5 ft and 7 inches. Her physical measurement is 34-28-34

Mahira Khan physical attributes

Height Feet Inches- 5′ 7″
in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
Weightin Kilograms- 55 Kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements34-28-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack

Awards and Recognition

Several awards and achievements were attained from her remarkable projects. A few are discussed here. 

Mahira Khan awards

  • In 2013 she won Satellite Best TV Actress for her Humsafer appearance
  • Best lead actress for Bin Roye earned her more fame in 2016
  • In the same year 2016, she achieved the Best TV Actress Award for Sadqay Tumhare
  • 2017 was the year when she acted in Ho Man Jahan and won an Award for Best Lead Actress
  • Verna was also a movie by her in 2018 which make her win Best Lead Actress 
  • She won several Pakistan Media Awards from 2014 to 2022
  • She also won many awards from Hum Style as a Most Stylish Film Actress in 2017 & 2018
  • She also nominated for Nigar Awards in 2017

Philanthropy and activism

She has a very soft-hearted personality. She marked herself in many philanthropic works. She introduced a kind face to Pakistan by selecting as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and is known for her philanthropy and activism.

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Biography of Mahira Khan

Mahira Khan biography

Real NameMahira Khan
ProfessionActress, Former VJ
Famous RoleKhirad Ehsan in TV Serial Humsafar
Date of Birth21 December 1984
Age (as in 2023)39 Years Old
Birth PlaceKarachi, Pakistan
Zodiac sign/Sun signSagittarius
HometownKarachi, Pakistan
SchoolFoundation Public School
CollegeUniversity of Southern California, Los Angels
Educational QualificationsReading, listening to old music
DebutMTV’s Most Wanted (2006), Bol (2011)
HobbiesIn 2015, she posted a Halloween picture with a fake “Shiv Sainik”, for which she had to apologize later
ControversiesIn 2015, she posted in a Halloween picture with a fake “Shiv Sainik”, for which she had to apologize later
Favourite FoodBiryani
Favourite Film

Bollywood: Pyaasa (1957)
Hollywood: Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Favourite DirectorsImtiaz Ali, Vishal Bhardwaj, Mani Ratnam
Marital StatusDivorced
HusbandAli Askari (m.2007-div.2015)
Favourite ColourBlue
Favourite SongWaqt Ne Kiya Kiya Haseen Sitam by Geeta Dutt (Film – Kaagaz Ke Phool)
FatherHafeez Khan
SisterNot Known
MotherNot Known
Net Worth$7 Million Dollars

Mahira’s future prospects

She is looking forward to building her career stronger by appearing in international projects. She is attempting to acquire some offers from Hollywood. She debuted strongly in Bollywood by appearing in Raees with Shah Rukh Khan. She acquired a stronger place in the hearts of Indians. 

Mahira Khan future prospects

Net Value

Mahira’s net value is estimated at around $7 million dollars as she is earning from multiple income sources.

Distinctive Features Of Mahira

  • Mahira studied at the Foundation Public School and the University of Southern California.
  • She began her career as a VJ on MTV Pakistan in 2006.
  • Her film debut was in Bol (2011), which was a critical and commercial success.
  • Her best-known drama is Humsafar (2011-2012), which was one of the most-watched Pakistani television dramas of all time.
Mahira Khan features

  • She has won numerous awards for her work, including the Lux Style Award for Best Actress and the Hum Award for Best TV Actress.
  • She is selected as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador and is known for her philanthropy.

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What is Mahira Khan's favourite colour?

Mahira’s favourite colour is blue. She feels it is a calming and refreshing colour.

What is Mahira’s favourite food?

Mahira’s favourite food is biryani. According to her, she loves the dish because it is flavorful and hearty.

What is Mahira's favourite movie?

Mahira’s favourite movie is Pyaasa (1957) and Silver Linings Playbook (2012).

What is her favourite book?

Her favourite book is The Kite Runner. She has taken it as her favourite book because it is a story of friendship and loss.

What is Mahira’s favourite TV show?

Mahira's favourite TV show is Friends

What is her favourite song?

Mahira’s favourite song is Waqt Ne Kiya Kiya Haseen Sitam by Geeta Dutt (Film - Kaagaz Ke Phool She has said that she loves the song because it is beautiful.

What is her favourite place to visit?

Mahira’s favourite place to visit is New York City. Because she finds it full of energy and diversity.

What is Mahira's favourite thing to do in her free time?

She enjoys reading, watching movies, and travelling.

What is Khan's dream role?

Mahira's dream role is to play a super character. As she wishes to play a character who is strong, independent, and inspiring.

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