Fawad Khan is a Pakistani actor, mannequin, singer, producer, and screenwriter. He gained immense reputation together with his Pakistani TV dramas ‘Humsafar’ (2011) and ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ (2012). He was critically acclaimed for his efficiency within the Hindi movie ‘Kapoor & Sons’ (2016) wherein he performed the position of a closeted gay.
Fawad Afzal Khan was born on Sunday, 29 November 1981 (age 40 years; as of 2022) in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. His zodiac signal is Sagittarius. He began his education at an American college. He accomplished A ranges from Lahore Grammar Faculty, Johar City, Pakistan.
He then pursued software program engineering on the Nationwide College of Laptop and Rising Sciences, Lahore, Pakistan.
Peak (approx.): 5′ 10″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Darkish Brown
Physique Measurements (approx.): Chest 38″, Waist 32″, Biceps 12″
Fawad was born in a household of Muslim Pathans or Pashtuns.
Mother and father & Siblings
His father, Afzal Khan was born in Patiala, British India (now Punjab, India), who used to work in a pharmaceutical firm. His mom was born in Lucknow, British India (now Uttar Pradesh, India). He has two sisters. His elder sister, Aliya, works as an architect, and his youthful sister, Sana, is a doctor.
Spouse & Youngsters
On the age of 16, Fawad met his spouse Sadaf whereas he was finding out at Lahore Grammar Faculty, Johar City, Pakistan, and Sadaf was finding out within the woman’s wing of the identical college. Fawad had a crush on her, however he couldn’t categorical his emotions to her as he was fairly shy. So, he began chatting on-line with Sadaf, they usually quickly grew to become good buddies. When Fawad was 17 years outdated, he met with an accident and was hospitalised. When Fawad’s buddies visited the hospital they instructed him that Sadaf was asking about him. Fawad then realised that Sadaf had the identical emotions for him as he had for her. After a couple of days, they met one another and inside a couple of days of their assembly, Fawad proposed to her. She accepted the proposal, they usually began courting. After finishing their education, they took admission to totally different faculties. Fawad used to attend for Sadaf on the gate of her school daily. He was so constant in it that when the gatekeeper thought he was a scholar in Sadaf’s school. After courting for a couple of years, the couple determined to get married. Initially, Sadaf’s dad and mom rejected their relationship as they weren’t pleased with Fawad’s career as a singer at the moment. When Fawad acquired to know this, he began doing a 9 to five job, after which Sadaf’s dad and mom agreed to their marriage. On 12 November 2005, the couple had a nikaah ceremony in Karachi.
The couple has three youngsters one son, Aayaan Khan, and two daughters named Elayna Khan and Bia Khan.
On the age of 17, whereas he was performing within the Urdu adaptation of Spartacus play, a Pakistani TV director noticed him, and after nearly two years of noticing him, he supplied Fawad a task in a Pakistani sitcom. Fawad accepted the provide and made his TV appearing debut within the Pakistani TV sitcom ‘Jutt and Bond’ (2001) wherein he performed the position of Bond. In an interview, whereas speaking about his debut TV sitcom, he mentioned,
He referred to as me to say that he was directing a sitcom and requested if I’d wish to be in it. He instructed me I’d make Rs 3,000 per episode. I shortly did the psychological math and realised I’d be taking residence a cool Rs 12,000 Pakistani rupees. I felt like a king Once I did be a part of the trade, I did it with a heavy coronary heart. I used to seek out TV sub-standard and thought nobody watched it. However when my exhibits obtained a mad response, I realised I wanted to drag my socks up and take this medium severely.”
He then appeared in a couple of Pakistani TV dramas like ‘Satrangi’ (2008), ‘Daastan’ (2010), ‘Akbari Asghari’ (2011), and ‘Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan’ (2011). Fawad gained immense reputation with the Pakistani TV dramas ‘Humsafar’ (2011) and ‘Zindagi Gulzar Hai’ (2012).
In 2013, he appeared in a couple of extra Pakistani dramas like ‘Numm.’
Fawad Khan has acted in Pakistani telefilms like ‘Aaj Kuch Na Kaho’ (2010), ‘Behadd’ (2013), and ‘Armaan’ (2013).
Quickly after his debut in a TV sitcom, he acquired a suggestion to behave within the Pakistani movie ‘Khuda Kay Liye’ (2007) wherein he performed the position of Sarmad.
He then did a couple of cameo appearances within the Pakistani movies like ‘Ho Mann Jahaan’ (2016), ‘Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2’ (2018), and ‘Parey Hut Love’ (2019).
Fawad made his Hindi movie debut with the 2014 movie ‘Khoobsurat’ as Vikram Singh Rathore.
He rose to fame in India with the Hindi movie ‘Kapoor & Sons’ (2016) starring Alia Bhatt, Rishi Kapoor, and Sidharth Malhotra.
In the identical yr, he performed the position of Anushka Sharma‘s husband within the Hindi movie ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.’
From 1994 to 2000, two music bands which gained immense reputation in Pakistan had been ‘Entity’ and ‘Paradigm.’ The Pakistani singer Ahmad Ali Butt was the lead vocalist of Entity band, whereas, Fawad Khan was the lead vocalist of Paradigm band. In 2001, whereas Ahmad Ali and Fawad had been working collectively within the Pakistani TV sitcom ‘Jutt and Bond,’ the director of the sitcom requested Fawad and Ahmad to make the title observe of the present. Each the bands collaborated and recorded the title observe of ‘Jutt and Bond’ titled “Hamein Aazma.” In 2002, members of Entity and Paradigm determined to ship their observe “Hamein Aazma” within the Pakistani TV sequence ‘Pepsi Battle of the Bands.’ After their tune was chosen within the audition spherical of the competitors, each the bands participated within the competitors with the band title ‘Entity Paradigm.’ The band was positioned second within the competitors.
On 20 September 2002, the band carried out dwell for the primary time at Lahore Grammar Faculty, Gulberg, Pakistan. In 2002, the band signed one yr contract with Pepsi. In 2003, Entity Paradigm launched its first music album titled ‘Irtiqa.’ A few of the songs launched underneath the album are “Fitrat,” “Kahan Hai Tu,” “Hamein Aazma,” and “Hamesha.”From 2002 to 2007, he labored as a singer underneath the music label Lips Music, and from 2009 to 2015, he labored as an unbiased singer. His genres in music are various rock, heavy steel, various steel, progressive steel, rapcore, and nu-metal. He performs the devices like guitar and drums. Nonetheless, on 9 January 2007, the band introduced their disbandment, and Fawad continued his appearing profession after it. On 12 March 2009, Entity Paradigm reunited with some authentic members together with Fawad and a few new members. In 2010, the band carried out within the third season of Coke Studio, and in the identical yr, the Entity Paradigm launched its first single “Shor Macha.” In 2012, Fawad Khan left the band and continued his appearing profession. He lent his voice to the official anthem of the Pakistan Tremendous League titled “Khel Deewano Ka” (2019).
Fawad has been related to varied social providers. In 2015, he attended Islamic Aid USA fundraisers in San Jose and Washington, D.C. to lift funds for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Centre, Lahore, Pakistan. He has additionally raised funds for Pakistani charitable organisations by attending seminars in varied nations. In 2015, Fawad, alongside together with his spouse Sadaf, attended a tree plantation occasion at Shaukat Khanum Memorial Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Centre in Peshawar, Pakistan. In an interview, whereas speaking to the reporters, he mentioned,
I’ve been collaborating within the fundraising campaigns for Shaukat Khanum Hospital since my childhood. I take nice satisfaction in giving again to the group and provide my help for Shaukat Khanum Memorial Most cancers Hospital and Analysis Centre in Peshawar.”
Fawad has walked the ramp for a lot of Pakistani vogue designers like Munib Nawaz in 2010, Umar Sayeed in 2012, and for the Republic by Omar Farooq in 2015. In August 2012, Fawad and his spouse Sadaf launched a feminine clothes line ‘Silk by Fawad Khan.’ The debut assortment of the clothes line was launched in Lahore, Pakistan. In 2015, he was featured within the Pakistani tune “Urain Ge” by Ali Zafar which is a tribute to the victims of the 2014 Peshawar college assault. The tune featured many different Pakistani celebrities like Mahira Khan, Sanam Saeed, Humaima Malick, Ali Azmat, and Mehreen Raheel.
In January 2016, he labored because the model ambassador for the Pakistan Tremendous League’s Islamabad United cricket workforce. He has additionally appeared in varied TV commercials like Zameen.com, Oppo Cell, and Lux Cleaning soap.
In July 2017, he judged the Pakistani TV sequence Pepsi Battle of the Bands together with Atif Aslam and Meesha Shafi.
Touch upon Uri Assault
In 2016, there have been rumours that put up the URI Assault, the Indian political celebration Maharashtra Navnirman Sena urged all of the Pakistanis artists to depart India together with Fawad Khan. Based on some media sources, on reaching Pakistan, Fawad mentioned,
Indian particular person’s coronary heart is so small.”
Reportedly, Fawad even denied commenting on the Uri assault. The matter heated up when an Indian blogger tweeted,
Quickly, the Indian netizens began backlashing Fawad Khan, whereas, the folks from Pakistan began sharing adverse feedback concerning the blogger. Later, Fawad Khan shared his facet of the story by his Fb account. He wrote,
That is the primary time I’ve spoken on the matter. Please disregard another phrases attributed to me throughout this time as a result of I’ve not mentioned them. I thank all my followers and fellow artists from Pakistan, India and folks generally all around the world who’ve proven continued help for his or her perception in love and understanding to unite a divisive world.”
His reply was not taken properly by some netizens, they usually referred to as Fawad a diplomatic particular person.
Lux Type Awards
- 2008: Finest Actor for the Pakistani movie Khuda Ke Liye
- 2013: Finest Actor-Satellite tv for pc for the Pakistani TV drama Humsafar
- 2014: Finest Actor-Satellite tv for pc for the Pakistani TV drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai
Pakistan Media Awards
- 2011: Finest Actor-Satellite tv for pc for the Pakistani TV drama Dastaan
- 2013: Finest Onscreen Couple (with Mahira Khan) for the Pakistani TV drama Humsafar
- 2013: Hum Honorary Phenomenal Serial Award for the Pakistani TV drama Humsafar
- 2014: Finest Actor-Common for the Pakistani TV drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai
- 2014: Finest Onscreen Couple-Jury (with Sanam Saeed) for the Pakistani TV drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai
- 2014: Finest Onscreen Couple Common (with Sanam Saeed) for the Pakistani TV drama Zindagi Gulzar Hai
- 2015: Worldwide Icon of The Yr
BIG Star Leisure Awards
- 2014: Most Entertaining Actor (Movie) Debut-Male for the Hindi movie Khoobsurat
- 2015: Finest Male Debut for the Hindi movie Khoobsurat
- 2017: Finest Supporting Actor for the Hindi movie Kapoor & Sons
ARY Movie Awards
- 2016: Worldwide Icon of The Yr
- 2014: third in Instances 50 Most Fascinating Males
- 2015: Most Lovely Man by Vogue Magnificence Awards
- 2016: Listed in Instances Most Fascinating Man
- 2016: Third on Japanese Eye 50 Sexiest Asian Males
- 2017: Sixth in 50 Sexiest Asian Males In The World by Japanese Eye
Observe: He has obtained many extra awards.
Fawad Khan prices Rs 1 crore per movie as of 2021. He prices round Rs 3 lakh per TV serial episode, and Rs 15-30 million for every industrial challenge.
- Meals: Butter Hen and Hen Biryani
- Throughout the gulf battle in 1990, Fawad’s father labored in varied cities like Athens, Dubai, Riyadh, and Manchester through the Gulf Battle. When he was 13, his household returned to Lahore.
- Fawad Khan was the top boy in his college. In an interview, he shared that he was typically bullied at college. He mentioned,
I used to be picked on and I used to be bullied in class. Now I take a look at it in a really humorous method, I studied in an American college and the concept of brown and white folks simply didn’t combine too properly, I believe,” I used to be form of bullied that method as properly, and in addition as a result of I used to be the quiet one within the class. I don’t like confrontation, I keep away from it. I hate arguments. I truly don’t know what I used to be doing in class. I believe I daydreamed and slept my method by lessons.”
- In his leisure time, he loves to look at cartoons on TV together with his youngsters.
- He used to play cricket and tennis in class and school, however after he was detected with sort 1 diabetes, he stopped involving in sports activities.
- He’s the primary Pakistani to characteristic on the duvet web page of Filmfare journal twice i.e., in September 2014 and October 2015.
- Fawad Khan, alongside together with his household, carried out Hajj to Mecca in 2018. There, he was invited by King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia over the annual Hajj lunch.
- In an interview, when he was requested about his smoking behavior, he mentioned,
In my case, I used to smoke in class. We’d cover behind the swimming pool to smoke. There was once pipes there with uncooked and unfinished concrete on it. We’d swim, come out, take a puff and return once more. As soon as, after I was standing in opposition to these concrete pipes, I acquired scratches and cuts. However I jumped again into the swimming pool. The water had not been handled that day. I developed a horrible an infection. I misplaced 10 kilos. That’s after I realised that I used to be diabetic.”
- He’s typically noticed consuming alcohol at events and occasions.