Ayub Khan is a famous Indian Film and TV actor who came from the family of “Pathan” actors and actresses. He was born on February 23, 1969. He was the son of the Indian and Pakistani actor,
Nasir Khan who was also the brother of the actor,
Dilip Kumar. His mother is the Hindi Film Actress,
Begum Para, aunt of actress,
Amrita Singh. Ayub acted in more than 20 films in his film career that started in the year 1992 and has done many television shows. Ayub was married to
Niharika Khan, a Bollywood Costume Designer, known for her famous work in the musical film, “
Rock On!!” and the biographical film, “
The Dirty Picture”. The couple met while in college but when Niharika went abroad to study, she got married to another guy. After more than a decade of her marriage, Niharika divorced her first husband and got married to Ayub Khan. They are blessed with two daughters, Tahura and Zohra Khan.
Ayub debuted in the Hindi film, “Mashooq” released in 1992 along with
Ayesha Jhulka. Some of his films include Meri Aan, Salaami, Sanjay, Jeeo Shaan Se, Jaane Jigar, Chehraa, Mela,
Dil Chahta Hai, Kitne Door, Woh, Kuch To Gadbad Hai, Revati, Zamaanat,
Toh Baat Pakki!,
Yeh Dooriyan and many more.
Ayub acted in very few lead roles and yet it he had made positive impact on the viewers. He also tried his luck in production and got reasonable success. He was the producer of the Bollywood film, “Mahaanta” in 1997 and “Atishbaz”. He was also seen acting in many popular television serials like the “Apaharan”, “Trikon”, “Karishma”, “
Piya Bina”, “
India Calling”, “
Jeete Hain Jiske Liye”, “
Rakhi – Ek Atoot Rishte Ki Dor”, “
Dil Se Diya Vachan”. His recent stint was in the serial “
Ek Hasina Thi”. He also played the role of Joginder Thakur in the famous Indian soap, “
Uttaran” which airs on Colors TV.
Ayub received many awards mostly for his acting in Uttaran. He got the Favorite Bhai-Behen Rishta Award at Zee Rishtey Awards in 2007 for his role in Rakhi – Atoot Rishtey Ki Dor. In 2010, he won the Best Supporting Actor Male Critics at Zee Gold Awards, Best Actor in a Drama Series at Apsara Awards, Best supporting Actor Male Popular at Indian Telly awards, and Best Supporting Actor at Indian Television Academy awards for his role in Uttaran. In 2011, he also got the “Best Ensemble Cast Award” at Apsara Awards and the “Best Supporting Actor Male Popular” at the Zee Gold Awards. Ayub also received the “Most Anubhavi Personality” at Colors Golden Petal Awards in 2012.
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Ayub Khan is an Indian Film Actor and TV Series Actor who was recently seen in a negative role in “Ek Hasina Thi” on Star Plus. Ayub was born in February on 23rd, 1969. Father of Ayub Khan is the famous actor “Nasir Khan” and his mother is “Begum Para”. Nasir khan is the brother of the great actor “Dilip Kumar”. Ayub is happily married to Niharika Khan. Ayub and Niharika met each other in college. Niharika is also a known Costume Designer, whose work was shown in “Rock On” and in “The Dirty Picture”. Ayub was married once, but after 11 years of his first marriage he split-up and married Niharika. Ayub is greatly appreciated for his negative roles. He did so many movies in his long career. Some of his works include “Toh Baat Pakki” in 2010 as Surinder Saxena, “Apaharan” (2005) as Kashinath, “Kuch To Gadbad Hai” (2004) as Sanjay B. Khanna, “LOC Kargil” (2003) as Major P.S. Janghu, in “Dil Chahta Hai” (2001) as Rohit, in “Khote Sikkey” (1998) as Vijay, “Daadagiri” (1997) as Amar Saxena.
He also acted in a lot of TV series. He did “Honge Judaa Naa Hum” (2012) as Abhimanyu Duggal, “
Sajda Tere Pyaar Mein” (2012), “India Calling” (2005) , “Rakhi- Ek Atoot Rishte Ki Dor” (2008)” as Bhai Raja (Balraaj Thakur), “Muskaan” (2000), “Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny” (2003), “Apharan” (2000).
Ayub won many Awards for his brilliant work. He won the “Zee Rishtey Awards” for his work in “Rakhi” (2007). In 2010, he won 5 awards for his work in “Uttaran” which includes the Indian Telly Awads, the Indian Television Academy Awards, the Zee Rishtey Awards and the Apsara Awards” and won 2 other awards in 2011. In 2012 Ayub won “Most Anubhavi Personality” award for “Uttaran”.
Ayub is a great treasure in Indian film industry and in Indian TV series.