Fawad Khan

Fawad Afzal Khan (Urdu: فواد افضل خان‎; born 29 November 1981) is a Pakistani film and television actor, singer and model. Khan has established himself as a critically and commercially successful actor in the Pakistani dramas and film industry.
Khan rose to prominence in the 2007 Pakistani movie Khuda Kay Liye, and later gained acclaim as a lead actor in TV shows Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai, for which he won the Best Actor Award at the Lux Style Awards. In 2014, Khan made his Bollywood debut in the romantic comedy film Khoobsurat. and received Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut.
Khan has been associated with various big brands in Pakistan. He has been the brand ambassador and leading face of the print and electronic advertisement of brands like Samsung Galaxy, Pepsi, Servis Shoes, Aquafina, Sprite, Telenor and Engro Foods (Tarang).
Personal life
He originates from the city of Karachi Pakistan. Khan, as his father's job required, spent the earlier years of his life living abroad with his family in Athens, Dubai, Riyadh and then Manchester during the Gulf War, before moving back to Lahore when he was aged 13. According to Khan, he is a Punjabi of Pathan ancestry. By age 20, Khan could play the guitar, bass and drums. He put his voice to use as the lead singer of the band Entity Paradigm. Khan obtained his A-levels from the Lahore Grammar School (LGS) and went on to complete his bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) in Lahore. His first performance was amateur acting in a theatre play called Spartacus during A-level in 1999.
Khan married on 12 November 2005 after a courtship of 8 years. He has one son with his wife. Khan, in collaboration with his wife, established a clothing brand called SILK by Fawad Khan, the debut collection was launched in August 2012 at Lahore.
Khan, developed Diabetes mellitus type 1 at the age of 17 after he met with an accident that damaged his pancreas.
Born 29 November 1981 (age 34)
Karachi, Pakistan
Occupation Actor, singer, model
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Sadaf Khan(m. 2005–present)
Fawad khan first public performance was at high school play which was directed by his friend Manal Butt. A famous director Shehzad Anjum judged the acting skills of Khan who ultimately helped him to enter the media world. Khan's first television appearance was in the funny TV detective series called Jutt and Bond which also starred his friend and former band member Ahmed Ali Butt in 2000. He was 19-years old when he played the bumbling spy role in this play.He and Butt started their band, Entity Paradigm (EP), around this time. Khan's cinematic debut was in 2007 from the movie Khuda Kay Liye in which he played the role of a young musician Sarmad. Khuda Kay Liye was the highest-grossing Pakistani film of 2007 for which he won Lux Style Award for Best Film Actor.
Then, he went on to pursue his acting career on Television. In 2008, he stepped into full-time drama serials appearing in Anjum Shehzad's travel adventure drama series Satrangi. Khan portrayed the role of an engineering student who hires a mini-bus and takes his six friend to a trip around the country. Khan also wrote and sang the original soundtrack of the drama. Later he also appeared in Dil Deke Jayen Ge and Jeevan Ki Rahoon Main.
Bollywood (2014–present)
Khan was supposed to make his Bollywood debut soon after Khuda Kay Liye was released. But due to unstable political situation between Pakistan and India after Mumbai attacks things could not materialize. "This is certainly not the first Bollywood project that was offered to me, Way back in 2008, I was supposed to fly down to Mumbai to meet several producers and directors, but I wasn’t able to make it. When Khoobsurat came along, there was no way I could say no. I mean, it was the chance to meet and work with a legend such as Anil Kapoor." said Khan in an interview he gave in 2014.
In 2014, Khan made his debut in Bollywood in Shashanka Ghosh's Khoobsurat opposite Sonam Kapoor. A remake of Hrishikesh Mukherjee’s 1980 hit of the same name starring Rekha and Rakesh Roshan, the film revolves around Sonam Kapoor's character, Dr. Mili Chakravarty, who is a middle class physiotherapist from Delhi. Khan plays Yuvraj Vikram Singh Rathore, Mili's love interest and the son of her patient; a Royal Indian family. Movie received positive to mediocre reviews, however Khan's performance was praised by the critics and noted as one of the highlights of the film. Moreover, the film emerged as a box office success, being declared as a "hit" by various media outlets. The film was particularly well received in the UK, UAE and Pakistan owing to Khan's following in these countries for his previous television work. Fawad khan will be seen with Aishwarya Rai Bachchan in his upcoming movie "Ae dil hai Mushkil" which will be produced by Karan Johar. According to the sources of media, this upcoming movie is a remake of "Doosra Aadmi" which was the 1997 Bollywood film.

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