All About Mahira Khan That You Want To Know

Mahira Khan is one of the top Pakistani actress and model who has lot of fans of all ages who love her. Her full name is Mahira Hafeez Khan but she is famous with her showbiz name “Mahira Khan

Early Life of Mahira Khan

Mahira khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan on 21st December 1984.

She is an Urdu speaking Pathan.

Her father Hafeez khan was born in Delhi but migrated to Pakistan after the partition. She also has a younger brother named Hassan khan.

Mahira Khan’s Education

She got her early education from foundation public school from where she completed her o-levels. At the age of 17 she moved to california where she attended santa monica college for higher education.

After that she went to university of southern California for her bachelor’s degree. During her studies in the united states she worked as a cashier  at a store in Los Angeles. She did not complete her undergraduate degree and returned to Pakistan in 2008.

Marital Life of Mahira Khan

Khan met Ali Askari in 2006 in los Angeles and married him in 2007.They both had a baby boy  Azlan in 2009.unfortunately their marriage  couldn’t work so the couple got divorced in 2015.

Career of Mahira Khan

Talented Mahira  started her career as a VJ in 2006 which was aired three days a week. She then hosted AAG Tv’s show “weekends with Mahira” in 2008.

Mahira’s Debut Film

Mahira khan made her film debut in 2011 for Shoaib Mansoor-directed film BOL, In which she had a supporting role of a young girl named Ayesha. The film became the highest grossing pakistani films.

Mahira’s Debut Drama

The same year she did her drama debut  in neeyat directed by Mehreen Jabbar. She played the role of Ayla in it.

Dramas, Films and Shows

She did a  most popular drama serial  HUMSAFAR directed by sarmad khoosat, in which she played role of  a pious girl named  Khirad Ehsaan.

Afterwards she did another drama in 2013  SHEHR-e-ZAAT for Sarmad Khoosat. She hosted a show TUC THE LIGHTER SIDE OF LIFE where she interviewed celebrities.

In 2014 she worked for  Mohammed Ehteshamuddin directed drama SADQAY TUMHARE in which she played the role of shano opposite  Adnan Malik.In 2015,she played opposite Humayun Saeed in a film BIN ROYE . It was a mega succes in her career.

The film was later adapted as a drama  in 2016 on hum Tv. In 2015 she did a biographical film directed by Sarmad khoosat called MANTO.

In 2016 she played a leading role in Asim Azhar directed film “HO MANN JAHAAN”.

Mahira’s Debut Film in Bollywood

Mahira co-starred in Rahul Dholakia’s film “RAEES”

It was released in january 2017 and gained modest commercial success, earning over(US$39million). She became the top grossing actress in bollywood in quarter of 2017.

In 2017 she played a role of a rape victim in Shoaib Mansoor’s directed social drama film “VERNA” in 2018 she worked in a romantic comedy” 7 din mohabbat in” she also made a special appearance in Asim Raza’s film” paray hat luv”.

On 12 August 2019  “SUPERSTAR”  a romantic-musical film was released, directed by Mohammed Ehteshamuddin  and produced by Momina & Duraid films. In which she played opposite to Bilal Ashraf a well-known actor of pakistan. Her role was of a struggling theatre artist Noor Malik (Noori).

Awards Won By Mahira

In 2013 she got  award for best onscreen couple for Humsafar and best actress for sheh-e-zaat

On hum awards and satellite best Tv actress on lux style awards In 2014 she won best actress for sheh-e-zaat on pakistan media awards. In 2015 she won best actress popular and best onscreen cuple for sadqay tumhare on hum awards.

In 2016 she got best actress drama and film recognition award for bin roye on hum awards and best actress for bin roye and best Tv actress for sadqay tumhare on lux style awards. In 2017 she got best actress film for ho mann jahaan  on lux syle awards.

In 2018 she got best actress for Verna on lux style awards and  recognition award for Verna on hum awards. She is the most stylish actress and got  most stylish actress film award  in 2016 and style icon  of the year award in 2018 on hum style awards.

She still is named the most beautiful woman of Pakistan in” sexiest Asian woman “poll by eastern eye she was listed 10th in 2015, 9th in 2016,5th in 2017 and 9th again in 2019.


She serves as an ambassador for number of brands such as Huawei, QMobile, Lux, Sunsilk, Veet, gai power wash and Loreal.

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