Arbaaz Khan is a well-known Indian actor, director, and producer. He is primarily known for his work in the Bollywood industry. Khan has acted in several leading and supporting characters. The actor made his debut with Bollywood movie “Daraar” and have given some powerful performance in many films including “Hello Brother”. Arbaaz Khan was born in a Muslim family on 4 August 1967 in Pune, Maharashtra. His family has strong ties to the Bollywood film industry.
His father’s name is Salim Khan, a successful screenwriter, and his mother’s name is Sushila Charak (birth name). Actress Helen is his step-mother. He has an elder brother named Salman Khan, a famous actor of the Bollywood industry, and a younger brother Sohail Khan, an actor and producer. He has a sister named Alvira Khan Agnihotri, married to actor Atul Agnihotri and an adopted sister Arpita Khan, married to Ayush Sharma. Arbaaz Khan was married to actress Malaika Arora.
Both met each other while a coffee ad shoot and were blown by each other in their right first meeting. After dating for five years, Arbaaz and Malaika got married in Christian and Muslim custom on 12 December 1998. In the year 2017, the couple got split and moved on in their lives. Arbaaz Khan has a son Arhaan Khan. The custody of Arhaan went to Malaika Arora after divorce. Post his divorce, he finds love in model Giorgia Andriani. Both are often found together at a lot of times for movies, lunch, or family functions.
Arbaaz Khan Wiki/Bio
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Arbaaz Khan completed his primary education at Scindia School, Gwalior. He left his studies and pursuing his career in the film industry. In the year 1996, he made his debut film Daraar in a villainous character of a psychotic wife-beater. Khan got the Filmfare Best Villain Award for his performance.
Though not a wealthy actor in his solo movies, he has starred in numerous multi-starrer hit films such as Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya in 1998 and Garv: Pride and Honour in 2004 where he played opposite his brother Salman.
Arbaaz Khan Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Arbaaz Khan’s net worth is estimated at around $75 Million USD as of 2023.
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Arbaaz Khan did a villainous character in the movies Qayamat: City Under Threat in 2003 which was also successful at the box office. Khan also did supporting roles in movies including Hulchul (2004), Malamaal Weekly (2006), and Bhagam Bhag (2006). Later, Khan did support roles as Constable Javed Shaikh and Moscow Chikna sequentially in the multi-starers Shootout at Lokhandwala and Fool and Final in the year 2007.
Khan also made a cameo, with his brother Sohail Khan, in the superhit Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na, starring Genelia D’Souza and Imran Khan. In the year 2009, he starred alongside Sohail in Kisaan and did the role of the villain in Jai Veeru. Arbaaz also performed in the TV serial Karishma – The Miracles of Destiny in 2003 and has performed in various TV programs from time to time.
Khan also did the main villain in the Telugu movie Jai Chiranjeeva starring Chiranjeevi. The film was widely shot in California, Los Angeles, and Las Vegas. In the year 2010, Arbaaz Khan ventured into movie production, with Arbaaz Khan Productions, and his first movie as a producer was Dabangg which was released in September 2010.
The movie starred his brother Salman as the leading character as the anti-hero Chulbul Pandey, with Arbaaz as his younger brother Makhi. His ex-wife Malaika Arora Khan featured in the famous item number “Munni Badnaam”.
The movie became a superhit within the 1st week of its release and broke numerous box office records, becoming the 2n highest-grossing Bollywood movie of all time. Arbaaz made his directorial debut with the sequel Dabangg 2 in the year 2012.
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Facts About Arbaaz Khan
- Does Arbaaz Khan Drink?: Yes (Occasionally)
- Does Arbaaz Khan Smoke?: No
- He loves swimming.
- In the year 2018, Khan was starred in Nirdosh, an Indian suspense thriller film.
- Her mother, later adopted the name, Salma Khan.
- In 1992, Khan was supposed to make his film debut in Footpath, but it was shelved. In addition, he declined the movie Khiladi that was offered to him during the filming of Footpath.
- Khan resembles Roger Federer a lot in his looks.
Why did Malaika Arora dump Arbaaz Khan?
The report quoted a source saying that Malaika has reportedly always had a problem with Arbaaz’s unsuccessful career and was very much bothered by her husband “living in the shadows of his superstar brother.” The source further revealed in the same report that Malaika always felt like an outsider in the Khan family and that the reason she paid no heed to Salman’s encouragement to continue the marriage was that she never shared a bond with him at all. Reportedly, Salman never approved of Malaika’s dressing style, her work, her friends, or just about anything.
Why did Arbaaz Khan take legal action against Abhinav Kashyap?
After Dabbang director Abhinav Kashyap called out Salman Khan and his Being Human charity foundation as a ‘money laundering’ hub, Salman’s brother Arbaaz Khan has now revealed that legal action against the filmmaker is already underway. In a scathing Facebook post, Abhinav had first accused the Khan brothers and their father Salim Khan of sabotaging his career. In another explosive FB post on 19 June, Abhinav claimed that Salman’s Being Human Foundation is a ‘money-laundering’ hub and even shared an example.
Why did Salman Khan succeed in the Bollywood industry but his brother Arbaaz Khan didn’t?
Salman Khan wanted to become a lead actor and one of a superstar leading Bollywood. Hence he started working on it right from the beginning of his career. He made use of whatever resources/means possible and necessary to achieve the position he has achieved today. Arbaaz too wanted to work in movies but not as a lead actor. He played supporting roles or villains in the movies he chose. He is successful and popular in his own way and he is content with that.
Will Arbaaz Khan reach court after dragging names in the Sushant and Disha case?
Arbaaz Khan is a Bollywood actor and director. It is currently under discussion because Arbaaz has filed a defamation suit against some unknown social media users. Some users were adding Arbaaz’s name to the death of Sushant Singh Rajput and his former manager Disha Salian. The actor did not like this action of the users at all and he filed a case against the users in a Mumbai court. Arbaaz says that an attempt is being made to discredit him by sharing such fake content and posts.