Gauhar Khan Profile, Bio, Height, Affair, Family, Wiki
Gauhar Khan (also known as Gauahar Khan, born 23 August 1983) is an Indian model and actress. After pursuing modeling, she made her acting debut with Yash Raj Films’ Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009). Khan also starred in films such as the action thriller Game (2011), the revenge drama Ishaqzaade (2012), the suspense thriller Fever (2016), the romantic comedy Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017) and the Indian period drama Begum Jaan (2017).
She has featured in songs including “Naa Pere Kanchan Mala” (Shankar Dada M.B.B.S., 2004), “Nasha Nasha” (Aan: Men at Work, 2004), “Parda Parda” (Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, 2010), “Jhalla Walla” and “Chokra Jawaan” (Ishaqzaade, 2012). In 2013, she participated and became the winner of Bigg Boss 7, a reality show on Colors TV. She has a starring role in the Bollywood musical, Zangoora.
Gauhar Khan Family
Gauhar Khan was born on August 23, 1983, in a Muslim family in Pune, Maharashtra. She completed her schooling from Mount Carmel Convent School, Pune.
Khan is one of five siblings in her family. She is the youngest of five siblings and the sister of actress Nigaar Khan.
Father: Not Known
Mother: Razia Zafar
Sister: 2 Elder sisters- Nigaar Khan (Actress), Kausar Khan (Spa owner in Dubai)
Brother: Not Known
Gauhar Khan Boyfriend/Husband
Marital Status: Unmarried
Affairs/Boyfriends: Sahil Peerzada (Businessman), Nihar Pandya, Kushal Tandon (Actor)
Ex-fiance: Sajid Khan (Director, engaged in 2003)
Gauhar Khan Bio
Real Name: Gauhar Khan
Profession: Actress and Model
Gauhar Khan Height, Weight & More
Height: in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5′ 7″
Weight: in Kilograms- 55 Kg
in Pounds- 121 lbs
Figure Measurements: 34-25-34
Eye Colour: Brown
Hair Colour: Brown
Gauhar Khan Age, Personal Life
Date of Birth: 23 August 1984
Age: (as in 2017) 33 Years
Birth Place: Pune, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign: Virgo
Hometown: Pune, Maharashtra, India
School: Mount Carmel Convent School, Pune
College: Ness Wadia College of Commerce, Pune
Educational Qualifications: Graduate (B.Com.)
Debut Film: Miss India: The Mystery (2003)
Debut TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 (2009)
Hobbies: Watching theatre plays
Gauhar Khan’s net worth is $100,000 – $1M. Gauhar Khan is an Indian Model. She was born on the 23rd August 1981 in Gauahar Zafar Khan Pune, Maharashtra, India. In 2020, Gauhar Khan net worth is $100,000 – $1M (USD).
Gauhar Khan 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 Gauhar Khan slapped.
Gauhar Khan Favorite Things
Favorite Food: Chicken biryani, chocolate fudge, and Thai food
Favorite Actor: Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Actress: Sushmita Sen
Favorite Designer: Manish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar, and Gavin Miguel
Favorite Restaurant: The Calamari Beach Shack in Goa
Favorite Perfume: Cartier by Mont Blanc
Favorite Destination: London
Gauhar Khan Career/Movies
Khan has modeled for Manish Malhotra, Ritu Kumar, Payal Jain, and Neeta Lulla. She has also acted in numerous television ads such as Ford Ikon, Bajaj Auto, Opel Car, and Tanishq jewelry. In 2002, at the age of 18, she participated in Femina Miss India contest where she came fourth and won the Miss Talented title. Later that year, she represented India in the Miss International contest. Khan appeared in a small role in movie Miss India:
The Mystery as a model participant. She also appeared in a couple of music videos of which “Hawa Mein Udati Jaaye” by Bombay Vikings became hugely popular. She has anchored the film gossip show Page 3 on Zoom Television. In 2009, she participated in the celebrity dance show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 3) where she became the first runner up of the show.
She made her acting debut in the 2009 Yash Raj Films production Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year. Anupama Chopra said, “Gauhar was a fashionable, ambitious and smart receptionist, she was sharply etched and memorable as Koena in the film”. Namrata Joshi from Outlook India stated that “Leading the pack is Gauhar Khan as the feisty office secretary. Gauhar is a colorful character in the film who played too nice.”
Khan next appeared as outspoken and rebellious Samara Shroff in the action thriller Game (2011). NDTV said that “Gauhar as the loyal secretary Samara is nicely outfitted.”
Khan played Chand Bibi in the 2012 romantic drama Ishaqzaade, in which she also did two item numbers “Jhalla Walla” and “Chokra Jawaan”. Shomini Sen of Zee News stated that “Gauhar as a kind-hearted prostitute Chand sizzles in two songs. It is a pity that she is used so less in the film.” Mrigank Dhaniwala from Koimoi stated, “Gauhar, who plays courtesan Chand, does very well.” Taran Adarsh said, “Gauhar is lovely in a special role. Also, she dances very well in the two tracks.”
In 2013, Khan became a celebrity contestant in Colors TV’s popular show Bigg Boss, an Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother. She survived for full 15 weeks and has emerged as the winner in December 2013 defeating actress Tanishaa Mukerji. On Day 43, Gauhar took an exit after her boyfriend Kushal Tandon was asked to leave after he hit VJ Andy. A day later she returned to the house.
In May 2014, Khan participated in Colors TV’s stunt show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi in its Fifth Season along with Kushal Tandon.
In September 2014, Khan hosted Star Plus’s singing reality show India’s Raw Star. On 30 November 2014, Khan was slapped during the shooting of a singing reality show called India’s Raw Star by a member of the audience who admonished her for wearing a short dress. Police arrested 24-year-old Akil Malik for attacking the actress at show’s studio in Mumbai. They quoted the man as telling Khan that “being a Muslim woman, she should not have worn such a short dress”. He was later produced in court on 1 December 2014.
In June 2019, Khan appeared in the Indian version of The Office, an adaptation of the hit BBC series of the same name. The show released on streaming service Hotstar on June 28, 2019. Gauhar plays the character of Riya Pahwa, who is the boss of the lead character Jagadeep Chadda.
Gauhar Khan Filmography
Year Film Role Language Notes
2004 Aan: Men at Work Special appearance in song “Nasha” Hindi
Shankar Dada M.B.B.S. Special appearance in song “Naa Pera Kanchan Mala” Telugu
2009 Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year Koena Sheikh Hindi
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Special appearance in song “Parda”
2011 Game Samara Shroff/Natasha Malhotra
2012 Ishaqzaade Chand Bibi
2015 Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya Gunjan Kaur Punjabi
Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3 Special appearance in song “Jawaani Le Doobi” Hindi
Fever Kavya Chaudhary/ Pooja Warrier
Fuddu Special appearance in song “Intoxicating killer curvers”
Badrinath Ki Dulhania Laxmi Shankar Cameo
Begum Jaan Rubina
Tera Intezaar N/A Cameo appearance
2018 Nine Hours in Mumbai Gulabi
Year Show Role Channel Notes
2002 Bitches & Beauty Queens: The Making of Miss India Herself Channel 4 British Television Documentary film
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Contestant Sony TV First runner up
2011 The Khan Sisters Herself Bindass Reality show focused on the lives of Khan and her sister Nigaar Khan
2013 Bigg Boss 7 Contestant Colors TV Winner
2014 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 Semi-Finalist
India’s Raw Star Host Star Plus Judged by Yo Yo Honey Singh
Bigg Boss 8 Herself Colors TV Guest appearance
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil
I Can Do That Contestant Zee TV Paired with Bani J
2016–17 The Kapil Sharma Show Herself Sony TV To promote Fever & Begum Jaan
2016 Naagin 1 Colors Guest appearance
Bigg Boss 10
2017 Bigg Boss 11
2018 Bigg Boss 12
Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
The Office (Indian TV series) Riya Pahwa Hotstar Web Series streaming on Hotstar
- 2017: The Drama Company (Guest along with Terance Lewis)
- 2010: Zangoora as Lachi
Gauhar Khan Awards/Nominations
- Most Promising Newcomer – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Screen Awards 2010
- Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Screen Awards 2010
- Best Breakthrough Performance – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Stardust Awards 2010
Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Ishaqzaade at Renault Star Guild Awards 2013
Some known facts about Gauhar Khan
- Does Gauhar Khan smoke?: No
- Does Gauhar Khan drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Gauhar first came into limelight with her sizzling item song called Nasha in 2004s 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. Gauhar Khan lip surgery
- 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.