Fawad Khan hails from Lahore, Pakistan originally and was born in 1981. He started his career as a rock singer and was the lead singer of the famed band Entity Paradigm. The band eventually reached its downfall in 2012 when Fawad went on to become an actor, starring in several Pakistani Television serials. Notable performances include his roles in Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai, which were then also aired in India. Apart from working in TV serials, Fawad Khan also worked for critically acclaimed movie Khuda kay Liye in 2007, playing the role of a young boy brainwashed by terrorists.
However, there was not much success achieved due to the stage in which the Pakistani film industry was at that time. According to Fawad
, the film was shot under very poor technology. In 2014, Fawad
went on to make his Bollywood debut opposite Sonam Kapoor
in the Disney produced movie
, where he played the role of royalty.Although the movie received mixed reviews, Fawad
’s performance was hailed by all and he went on to sign more Bollywood projects. A female heartthrob, Fawad
ended up marrying his high school sweet heard Sadaf Aftab
in 2005. They both have a son named Ayan
. He has been diagnosed with Diabetes Type 1 and has to monitor his diet at all times.
Another Version of this Bio:
Fawad Khan is a Pakistani actor, who has also acted in Indian movies. His original name is Fawad Afsal Khan. He was born in Karachi in the year 1981. Though he was born in Lahore, he was brought up in various Saudi countries, due to his father’s job. He was interested in acting, from his young age. He has a good interest in music and hence he learnt drums, guitar and bass. He entered the cinema in the year 2007 through the Pakistani movie Khuda Ke Liye, which made him to expose as a musician. In his debut movie, he won the Lux Style Actor Award.
He started to act in television, after his first movie. He acted in various Pakistani serials in the lead roles, including the historic serials. He has also won the Best actor award for acting in the TV serials. After his first movie, Fawad Khan was supposed to appear in the Indian films; but due to some reasons the debut was postponed. He made his debut in Bollywood along with the legendary actor Anil Kapoor in the movie Khoobsurat in 2014. He paired Sonam Kapoor, the daughter of actor Anil Kapoor. This movie was a remake of an old Hindi movie Khoobsurat starred by Rekha Ganesan and Rakesh Roshan.
He was honored with many awards for making his debut in the Indian movie. Some of the awards given to him are the Best Bollywood Debut by Masala Awards, Best Male Debut by Filmfare Awards and International Icon of the Year by Hum Awards. He was also nominated for the Star Debut of the Year – Male by International Indian Film Academy Awards. Times Of India has also listed him in the Most Desirable Men of 2014. Fawad Khan is also interested in acting in Indian films, if he was a given a good opportunity with a good story base.
Acting is a diverse field & there are no boundaries when it comes to acting. Here we are talking about the super talented Fawad Afzal Khan who is a famous model, singer & actor. He has featured in numerous TV shows & his macho looks & awesome acting skills had bagged him a bollywood film. Sources claim that, he is cast opposite to Indian top actress
Sonam Kapoor in the upcoming movie ‘Khoobsurat’.
He has done various films in Pakistani Cinema, but before coming to films he also worked in TV shows. He made his acting debut with TV show Jutt And Bond in 2000, but his important breaks in Hassan and Dastaan. For 7 years he featured in many TV shows. But then came the biggest thing of his career. He featured as a main lead in the biggest film of Pakistani cinema ‘Khuda Kay Liye’. For his breathtaking performances in the films, he won many Best Actor awards.
He has signed 4 bollywood films & it’s expected that like his many peers. He will also be accepted by Indian audience with open hands. He hopes that his bollywood films will be critical and commercial success. Besides being an actor, he is also a singer & guitarist.
Serials & Movies: After Jutt And Bond he featured in
Zindagi Gulzar Hai, Dastaan, Hamsafar & many Pakistani films.
DOB: 29 Nov, 1981