Gauahar Khan Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Gauahar Khan Wiki, Age, Biography, Height, Husband, Family, Images, And More

Indian model and actress Gauahar Khan, who was born on August 23, 1983, is seen in Hindi-language movies and on television. She entered the 2002 Femina Miss India pageant as a model to begin her career.

Khan made her acting debut with Yash Raj Films' Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year after making appearances in dance songs. (2009). Later, Khan appeared in movies including the 2011 action thriller Game, the 2012 vengeance drama Ishaqzaade, the 2016 suspense thriller Fever, the 2017 romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania, and the Indian historical drama Begum Jaan. (2017).

She took part in Season 7 of Bigg Boss in 2013 and won.

Early life

Khan was born on August 23, 1983, to Muslim parents Zafar and Razia Khan in Pune, Maharashtra. She received her education from Pune's Mount Carmel Convent School. She is the actress Nigaar Khan's sister and the youngest of five siblings.


Khan's career began as a model. She competed in the Femina Miss India pageant in 2002 when she was 18 years old, finishing fourth and taking home the Miss Talented award. She competed in the Miss International pageant later that year as India's representative. Khan played a supporting role as a model participant in the film Miss India: The Mystery.

She made an appearance in a few music videos, one of which, Bombay Vikings' "Hawa Mein Udati Jaaye," gained enormous popularity. She served as the host of Zoom Television's Page 3 movie gossip program. containing the release of Aan: Men at Work and Shankar Dada M.B.B.S., a Telugu movie containing item numbers, Khan made her Bollywood debut in 2004.

She took part in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3, a celebrity dance reality competition on Sony TV, in February 2009, and finished as the first runner up. In Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, a 2009 Yash Raj Films film, she made her acting debut. Gauahar was a stylish, aspirational, and astute receptionist who made a memorable Koena in the movie, according to Anupama Chopra. Khan made an appearance in the item song "Parda" from Ekta Kapoor's Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai in 2010.

Khan next made an appearance in the action film Game as the outspoken and rebellious Samara Shroff. (2011). According to NDTV, Gauhar is "nicely dressed" in her capacity as Samara's devoted secretary. Gauahar Khan during that year participated in The Khan Sisters, a reality series, alongside her sister Nigaar Khan. In the 2012 love movie Ishaqzaade, Khan played Chand Bibi. She also made appearances in the item songs "Jhalla Walla" and "Chokra Jawaan." According to Shomini Sen of Zee News, Gauahar "sizzles in two songs as a kind-hearted prostitute Chand. It is unfortunate that she is featured in the movie so little. Gauahar is attractive in a specific capacity, according to Taran Adarsh. She dances beautifully in both of the tracks, too.

Khan entered the seventh season of Colors TV's reality series Bigg Boss, the Indian equivalent of the reality TV program Big Brother, as a celebrity competitor in 2013. Khan left because Kushal Tandon, her lover, was asked to leave after hitting VJ Andy. She visited the home the next day. In December 2013, she defeated actress Tanishaa Mukerji to win.

Together with Kushal Tandon, Khan took part in the stunt show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in its Fifth Season on Colors TV in May 2014.
Later on, she served as a coach on the reality program Ticket to Bollywood. India's Raw Star, a singing reality series on Star Plus, was presented by Khan in September 2014. A viewer who reprimanded Khan for wearing a short dress on November 30, 2014, during the filming of the singing reality program India's Raw Star hit her. Akil Malik, 24, was detained by police after he attacked the actress at the show's Mumbai studio. According to what the man said, Khan "should not have worn such a short dress being a Muslim woman." After that, on December 1, 2014, he was presented in court.

With the Punjabi film Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya, which starred Jassie Gill as Gunjan Kaur, Khan made her acting debut. In Zee TV's I Can Do That in October 2015, Khan took part and was paired with Bani J. Rithvik Dhanjani won the competition, with Khan finishing as the first runner-up. Khan began the year with making an appearance in the item song "Jawani Le Doobi" from Ekta Kapoor's Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 in January. Khan was one of the key characters in Ravi Agrawal's Fever, which also starred Rajeev Khandelwal and Gemma Atkinson as Kavya, in August 2016. However, the August release of the movie did poorly at the box office. In the movie Fuddu's item song, performed by Jasmine Sandlas, in October 2016, Khan made an appearance.

Khan made an appearance in the 2017 sequel to Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, directed by Karan Johar and starring Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt as Laxmi, titled Badrinath Ki Dulhania. The movie came out in March. Khan co-starred with Vidya Balan in the movie Begum Jaan in April 2017. Khan played a role in Tera Intezaar in December 2017. She played Gulabi in the 2018 film Nine Hours in Mumbai.

Khan made an appearance in The Office, an Indian adaption of the popular BBC sitcom of the same name, in June 2019. On June 28, 2019, the program became live on the streaming provider Hotstar. The character played by Gauhar is Riya Pahwa, the boss of Jagadeep Chadda, the main character. Khan appeared in the web series Parchayee later that year.

She made a comeback to Bigg Boss in 2020, joining Hina Khan and Sidharth Shukla for the first three weeks of the show's fourteenth season as a toofani senior. Gauahar portrayed Maithili Sharan in the Amazon online series Tandav in 2021.

Personal life

In 2013, Khan was dating Kushal Tandon, a participant on Bigg Boss 7, but the couple eventually parted up.

She became engaged to Zaid Darbar, an actor and the son of music director Ismail Darbar, in November 2020. On December 25 of the same year, the two were wed. She announced the couple's impending pregnancy on her Instagram account on December 20, 2022.



2004Aan: Men at WorkSpecial appearance in song "Nasha"
Shankar Dada M.B.B.S.Special appearance in song "Naa Pera Kanchan Mala"Telugu film
2009Rocket Singh: Salesman of the YearKoena Sheikh
2010Once Upon a Time in MumbaaiSpecial appearance in song "Parda"
2011GameSamara Shroff/Natasha Malhotra
2012IshaqzaadeChand Bibi
2015Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut GayaGunjan Kaur
2016Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3Special appearance in song "Jawaani Le Doobi"
FeverKavya Chaoudhary/Pooja Warrier
FudduSpecial appearance in song "Intoxicating killer Curvers"
2017Badrinath Ki DulhaniaLaxmi ShankarCameo
Begum JaanRubina
Tera IntezaarSpecial appearance in song "Barbie"
2018Nine Hours in MumbaiGulabi
202114 PhereZubina


2002Bitches & Beauty Queens: The Making of Miss IndiaHerselfBritish Television Documentary film
2009Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3Contestant1st runner-up
2011The Khan SistersHerself
2013Bigg Boss 7ContestantWinner
2014Khatron Ke Khiladi 58th place
Ticket to BollywoodMentor
India's Raw StarHost
2015I Can Do ThatContestant4th place
2019The OfficeRiya Pahwa
2020Bigg Boss 14Senior2 weeks

Special appearances

2014Bigg Boss 8Herself
2016Naagin 1
Bigg Boss 10
2017Bigg Boss 11
2018Bigg Boss 12
Naagin 3
Bigg Boss 13

Web series

2019ParchhayeeUnnamedEpisode 9
2021TandavMaithili Sharan
2022BestsellerMayanka Kapoor
Salt CityGunjan Bajpai
Shiksha MandalAnuradha Singh Shrivastava

Music videos

2021WapisAli Brothers
TohmatShipra Goyal
Main Pyaar Mein HoonGoldboy
2022Dil Ka GehnaYasser Desai
Baarish Mein TumNeha Kakkar, Rohanpreet Singh


  • Most Promising Newcomer – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Screen Awards in 2010
  • Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Screen Awards in 2010
  • Best Breakthrough Performance – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Stardust Awards in 2010
  • Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Ishaqzaade at Renault Star Guild Awards in 2013
  • Best Supporting Actress for 14 Phere at IIFA Awards in 2022
ProfessionActress and Model
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5' 7"
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 55 Kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)34-25-34
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 August 1984
Age (as of 2022)38 Years
BirthplacePune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signVirgo
HometownPune, Maharashtra, India
SchoolMount Carmel Convent School, Pune
CollegeNess Wadia College of Commerce, Pune
Educational QualificationGraduate (B.Com.)
DebutFilm: Miss India: The Mystery (2003)
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 (2009)
FamilyFather- Zafar Khan
Mother- Razia Zafar
Sister- 2 Elder sisters- Nigaar Khan (Actress), Kausar Khan (Spa owner in Dubai)
Brother- Not Known
HobbiesWatching theatre plays
Controversies• During a reality show called India's Raw Star, a guy called Mohammad Akil Malik slapped her because he was angry upon her inappropriate dressing.
• During a walk in a fashion show, she faced a wardrobe malfunction.
Favourite Things
FoodChicken biryani, chocolate fudge and Thai food
ActorHrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Amitabh Bachchan
ActressSushmita Sen
DesignerManish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar and Gavin Miguel
RestaurantThe Calamari Beach Shack in Goa
PerfumeCartier by Mont Blanc
Boys, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date25 December 2020 (Friday)
Ex-fianceSajid Khan (Director, engaged in 2003)
Husband/SpouseZaid Darbar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Gauhar Khan

  • Does Gauhar Khan smoke?: No
  • Gauhar first came into the limelight with her sizzling item song called Nasha in the 2004 Bollywood film Aan: Men at Work.
  • She won the Bigg Boss 7 season in 2013 and was additionally paid 6 lakh (INR) every week.
  • She contested in Femina Miss India 2002  beauty contest and stood 4th there.
  • She suffered mockery after her strange lip surgery, which was noticed in the reality show The Khan Sisters. 
  • In 2009, she participated in Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3  and was the 1st runner up.
  • She has 3 more siblings apart from Nigaar Khan.
  • She has a Persian cat, Furry.
  • In 2015, she debuted in the Punjabi film industry with the film Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya.

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