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 Bio/Wiki
|Birth Name||Gauhar Khan|
|Age||(as in 2020) 36 Years|
|Debut||Film: Miss India: The Mystery (2003)|
TV: Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 (2009)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Virgo|
|Birth Place||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Date of Birth||23 August 1984|
|Home Town||Pune, Maharashtra, India|
|Hobbies||Watching theatre plays|
|Mother's Name||Razia Zafar|
|Father's Name||Not Known|
|Sister||Nigaar Khan (Actress), Kausar Khan (Spa owner in Dubai)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Sahil Peerzada (Businessman), Nihar Pandya, Kushal Tandon (Actor)|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||Sajid Khan (Director, engaged in 2003)|
|Marriage Date||Not Known|
|School||Mount Carmel Convent School, Pune|
|College/University||Ness Wadia College of Commerce, Pune|
|Educational Qualification||Graduate (B.Com.)|
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|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
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Not Known|
|S*xual Orientation||Not Known|
|Dress Size||Not Known|
|Shoe Size||Not Known|
|Favourite Actress||Sushmita Sen|
|Favourite Actors||Hrithik Roshan, Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, and Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Designer|| Manish Malhotra, Narendra Kumar, and Gavin Miguel|
|Favorite Restaurant|| The Calamari Beach Shack in Goa|
|Favorite Food||Chicken biryani, chocolate fudge, and Thai food|
|Favorite Perfume|| Cartier by Mont Blanc|
|Favorite Destination|| London|
|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 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.
Gauhar Khan Net Worth
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.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||$100,000 - $1M|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Annual Salary||Under Review|
|Income Source||Actress and Model|
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
|2004||Aan: Men at Work |
Shankar Dada M.B.B.S.
|2010||Once Upon a Time in Mumbai |
|2015||Oh Yaara |
Kyaa Kool Hain Hum 3
Badrinath Ki Dulhania
|2018||Nine Hours in Mumbai|
TV Shows & Serials List
|2002||Bitches & Beauty Queens: The Making of Miss India|
|2009||Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 |
|2011||The Khan Sisters|
|2013||Bigg Boss 7 |
|2014||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5|
India’s Raw Star
Bigg Boss 8
|2015||Comedy Nights with Kapil|
I Can Do That
|2016–17|| The Kapil Sharma Show |
Bigg Boss 10
|2017||Bigg Boss 11|
|2018||Bigg Boss 12|
Shakti – Astitva Ke Ehsaas Ki
The Office (Indian TV series)
Gauhar Khan Awards/Nominations
|2010||Most Promising Newcomer – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Screen Awards |
Best Actor in a Supporting Role – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Screen Awards
Best Breakthrough Performance – Female for Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year at Stardust Awards
|2013||Best Actress in a Supporting Role for Ishaqzaade at Renault Star Guild Awards |
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.
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Where is Gauhar Khan from?”]Pune[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Who is the sister of Gauhar Khan?”]Nigaar Khan[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”What is the age of Gauhar Khan?”]37 years (23 August 1983)[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Why did Kushal and Gauhar break up?”]A day after TV actor Kushal Tandon and Gauahar Khan announced their breakup, reports suggest that the main reason for their separation was the Ishaqzaade-fame dancer-actor’s demand that Kushal should ‘convert’ to her religion.[/wps_faq]
[wps_faq style=”classic” question=”Is Gauhar Khan winner of Bigg Boss?”]Bigg Boss grand finale winner and actress Gauhar Khan said she was not sure of victory when she was pitted against co-contestant Tanishaa Mukherjee after other finalists Sangram Singh and Ajaz Khan had bowed out of the contest. I wanted to win the show, but I did not expect it,” Gauhar told PTI.[/wps_faq]