Karachi Born Mahira Hafeez Khan, Popularly known as Mahira Khan, is a TV and Film Actress. Mahira is in the cast of Superhit Pakistani films and Dramas. Mahira has received the most number of Awards for her superhit films and TV dramas. She has also acted in Bollywood, an Indian Film & Cinema Industry. She is famous for her performances in Bol, Humsafar, Sadqay Tumhary, Bin Roye, etc.
Mahira Khan’s Age
Mahira was born in a Pashtun but Urdu Speaking family based in Karachi. Currently, Mahira Khan’s age is 36.
Mahira Khan’s Family, Early Life, & Career
Mahira Khan’s family migrated from India after Partition. Her father, Hafeez Khan, was born in Delhi, India. Mahira has one Journalist Brother, Hassaan Khan.
Mahira received her early education from Foundation Public School. She had completed O-levels from there, and at 17, she moved to California, USA. She attended Santa Monica College here, and later she got admission to the University of Southern California for her Graduation.
Mahira started her career as a Video Jockey. She invites celebrities in shows, takes live calls from viewers, and plays music. She started her Professional Career with Shoaib Mansoor’s social Drama BOL. In BOL, she was in supporting roles; this film was one the highest-grossing films of Pakistan. Despite her side role, she received critical acclaim. Later Mahira did Sarmad Khosat’s Humsafar opposite Fawad Khan. This drama earned her great fame and positive reviews. Viewers and critics praised her acting, and she received multiple awards for HUMSAFAR.
Mahira Khan’s Drama Sadqay Tumharay, written by famous TV writer Khalil Ur Rehman Qamar, was one of Khan’s most-watched and liked dramas. She did receive 2 Hum awards and one Nomination for Sadqay Tumhary. Mahira became very successful after very few Dramas & Films. She became an icon and the Highest-Paid actress of Pakistan’s Showbiz Industry. Later her drama BIN ROYE opposite Humayun Saeed earned her several awards, and then she performed in Shehr E Zaat, Main Manto and Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay, etc. Finally, she debuted as a leading actress in Asim Raza’s HO MANN JAHAN, which got her a LUX Style Awards for Best Actress.
Mahira Khan paired with Shah Rukh for Raees in 2017. She did the leading role with Shah Rukh and became the first Pakistani actress to work as a leading actress with King Khan. The Film Schedule was disturbed by Pak-Indian Border tensions but turned commercially successful with earnings of 39 million USD.
Mahira Khan TV Shows and Movies
- Bin Roye
- Ho Mann Jahaan
- Actor in Law
- 7 Din Mohabbat In
- Parey Hut Love
- The Legend of Maula Jatt (To be released)
Mahira’s TV Shows & Dramas
- MTV’s Most Wanted
- Weekends with Mahira
- Coke Kahani
- 1st Hum Awards
- TUC The Lighter Side of Life
- Sadqay Tumhare
- 14th Lux Style Awards
- Bin Roye
- Main Manto
- Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay
Awards & Nominations
Mahira was 25 times nominated for different awards. She won 15 out of 25.
- She received 5 Lux Style Awards in Different Categories, with One Nomination in the Best Actress Category for BOL.
- Mahira’s Drama Shehr-e-Zaat received Best Actress Awards at the Function of Pakistan Media Awards.
- 7 Hum Awards in Different Categories are on her account with four nominations.
- Mahira Dramas and Movies earned her 2 Hum Style Awards along with two nominations.
- International Pakistan Prestige Awards twice nominated Khan for her films