Adaa Khan

Adaa Khan (born 12 May 1989)[2] is an Indian actress known for portraying Naagin Shesha in the supernatural fantasy TV serial Naagin and as Sitara in Colors TV's Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara.[3] As of May 2020, she was a participant on the reality show Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10.[4]

Adaa Khan
Adaa Khan attends 10th-anniversary bash of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures (18) (cropped).jpg
Adaa Khan attends 10th-anniversary bash of Viacom 18
Born (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 31)[1]
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Actress
  • model
Years active2009—present
Known forNaagin; Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10

Early life and backgroundEdit

 
Adaa Khan at the Holi Invasion party in 2018.[5]

Khan was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 12 May 1989.[1] She began her career as a model.[6] Then she did several advertisements.[7][8][9] Her mother Parvin Khan died from cancer in March 2013.[10][11]

CareerEdit

Khan made her acting debut with Sony India's TV show Palampur Express.[12] In 2010, Khan played the supporting role of Aakashi in Behenein on Star Plus.[13][14] In 2012, Khan was seen as the heroic Rajkumari Amrit Kaur in Life OK's show Amrit Manthan.[15][16] She played a prominent role in the first two seasons of Colors's supernatural show Naagin. She later was a part of Box Cricket League & Comedy Nights Bachao.

She has also done episodic roles in Yeh Hai Aashiqui,[17][18] Crime Patrol, Code Red and Savdhaan India @ 11.[19] She was also part of the reality show Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.

She was slated to play the title character in the supernatural series Daayan[20][21] but she opted out of the project to play the lead in another supernatural series titled Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara[22] which started to air on Colors from 3 December 2018.

In May 2019, she appeared as a guest star in the final few episodes of Naagin 3 as Shesha.

TelevisionEdit

Year Name Role Notes Ref(s)
2009 Palampur Express Vigya [12]
2010–2011 Behenein Aakashi Shastri [13]
2012–2013 Amrit Manthan Princess Amrit Kaur Sodhi/Rajjo
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui Subbalaxmi [17]
Savdhaan India @ 11 Pooja Saxena/Sneha Mulle/Malti Anmol Shah [19]
Crime Patrol Dastak Nusrat Kazmi
Fear Files Sofia
2014 Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki Contestant Along with Aashka Goradia, Nandish Sandhu, Jamnadas Majethia, Pooja Gupta [23]
Encounter Shankya' love interest [24]
Piya Basanti Re Piya Patel [25]
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Player for Ahemadabad Express [26]
2015 Code Red Zarina/Aafreen Murtaza [27]
The Great Indian Family Drama Host [28]
Rishton Ka Mela Shruti
Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 8 Guest Comedy performance [29]
Bigg Boss 9 Guest Dance performance [30]
2015–2017 Comedy Nights Bachao Herself Along with Krushna Abhishek
2015–2016 Naagin Shesha [31]
2016–2017 Naagin 2 Ruchika/Shesha [32]
2016 Box Cricket League 2 Herself Player for Jaipur Raj Joshiley [33]
Comedy Nights Live Guest Along with Puja Banerjee [34]
Comedy Classes Herself

Dance performance
Along with Karan Wahi, Mohammad Nazim, Rahul Vaidya and Jay Soni

Bigg Boss 10 Guest (as Shesha) Along with Karanvir Bohra, Mouni Roy, Rubina Dilaik, Meera Deosthale [35]
2017 Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil Ahana Cameo role [36]
2018 India's Next Superstars Guest Performed in Finale
2018–2019 Kanpur Wale Khuranas Mrs Pramod Kumar Along with Sunil Grover [37]
2018–2019 Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Sitara Bansal/Vishtara [22]
2019 Kitchen Champion 5 Contestant Along with Arhaan Behl

Episode 32

Naagin 3 Shesha Guest role [38]
2020 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 Contestant Eliminated 7th Place [39]
Naagin 4 & 5 Shesha Guest role [40]

Special appearancesEdit

Year Name Role Notes Ref(s)
2011 Chand Chupa Badal Mein Guest (as Akashi) Dance performance
2012 Junoon – Aisi Nafrat Toh Kaisa Ishq Guest (as Amrit) Special appearance
2013 Kaisa Yeh Ishq Hai... Ajab Sa Risk Hai Holi special
2014 Ek Rishta Aisa Bhi Guest (as Pia) Dance performance
2015 Yeh Dil Sun Raha Hai
2015 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Guest (as Shesha) Promotion for Naagin
2016 Yeh Vaada Raha Herself Dance performance
2017 Waaris Herself Dance performance with Ravi Dubey for Holi Special
2018 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Herself Dance Performance for Valentines special [41]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Award Category Role Show Result
2013 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (Jury) Amrit Amrit Manthan Won
Best Actress in a Negative Role (popular) Nominated
2016 Lions Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Shesha Naagin Won
Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (critics) Won
Best Actress in a Negative Role (Popular) Nominated
2017 Kalakar Awards Best Actress in Negative Role Won
Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (critics) Won

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Mulla, Zainab (14 May 2016). "Hotness Alert! Naagin actresses Mouni Roy chilling on the beaches of Goa, Adaa Khan celebrates birthday in Srinagar". India.com. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ Uniyal, Parmita (12 May 2016). "Birthday special: Five reasons we love Adaa Khan aka Sesha of Naagin". India Today. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  3. ^ Chatterjee, Swasti (2 October 2018). "Adaa Khan back from a refreshing solo trip to Canada". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  4. ^ Chatterjee, Swasti (3 September 2013). "Books are Adaa Khan's latest obsession". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  5. ^ "Cricket reality show players rock their Holi bash". Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  6. ^ Jambhekar, Shruti (17 April 2013). "After every three months I get a new 'reel' look: Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Adaa Khan shoots for jewellery designer Nidhi Jain". The Times of India. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  8. ^ Mulchandani, Amrita (3 June 2012). "TV shows are getting bolder: Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Adaa Khan shoots for jewellery designer Nidhi Jain". Zee News. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  10. ^ Maheshwri, Neha (14 December 2014). "Why Adaa Khan is very emotional about this tattoo". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  11. ^ Agarwal, Stuti (10 May 2013). "Adaa Khan misses mom at success bash". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  12. ^ a b "Not full of ego in real life, says TV actress Adaa Khan". NDTV Movies. 30 July 2012. Archived from the original on 7 October 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  13. ^ a b "Behenein brings more spice with IPL!". One India. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  14. ^ Mulchandani, Amrita (21 April 2012). "No Bollywood for me, can't handle stardom: Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  15. ^ Chatterjee, Swasti (13 August 2012). "Adaa Khan wants to do Bollywood item numbers". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  16. ^ Agarwal, Stuti (25 February 2013). "Adaa Khan inspired by Rekha". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  17. ^ a b Maheshwri, Neha (28 August 2013). "Adaa Khan to play a rape victim". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  18. ^ "Yeh Hai Aashiqui: Adaa Khan plays a rape survivor". IBN Live. 14 September 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  19. ^ a b Kulkarni, Onkar (13 September 2013). "Adaa Khan opts for episodics". The Indian Express. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  20. ^ "Mohit Malhotra to star opposite Adaa Khan in Ekta Kapoor's Daayan". India Today. 11 November 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  21. ^ Dharini Sanghavi (30 October 2018). "Adaa Khan to play Daayan in Balaji Telefilms' next". TellyChakkar. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  22. ^ a b Neha Maheshwari (4 November 2018). "Not Ekta Kapoor's 'Daayan', but Adaa Khan to play the protagonist in Rashmi Sharma's 'Sitaara'". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  23. ^ "Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawaazi Ki: Aashka, Adaa, JD, Nandish to spice up Welcome!". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 15 March 2019.
  24. ^ "Known names in the first episode of Encounter". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  25. ^ "Adaa Khan to play a maid in Piya Basanti Re". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  26. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". india.com. 14 December 2014. Archived from the original on 10 September 2015. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  27. ^ "Adaa Khan to play a prostitute". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  28. ^ "Adaa Khan to host The Great Indian Family Drama". Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  29. ^ "Wow! Asha Negi, Adaa Khan, Sayantani Ghosh & Surveen Chawla roped in for Jhalak Dikhla Jaa?!". pinkvilla.com. Retrieved 16 March 2019.
  30. ^ "Bigg Boss 9: Gutthi, Siddharth Shukla and Adaa Khan to ring in New Year with the housemates!". DNA.com. 31 December 2015. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  31. ^ "Adaa Khan in Naagin 2". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  32. ^ "Playing Naagin is challenging for Adaa Khan". The Indian Express. 25 December 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  33. ^ "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  34. ^ Goswami, Parismita (22 February 2016). "Comedy Nights Live: Lead actors from 'Naagin,' 'Chakravartin Ashok Samrat' and others to make an appearance". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  35. ^ "Here's why Adaa Khan doesn't want to be a part of Bigg Boss". Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  36. ^ "Adaa Khan aka Naagin's Sesha to enter Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil". indiatoday.in. Retrieved 22 March 2019.
  37. ^ "FIRST LOOK: Kunal Kemmu, Adaa Khan and Ali Asgar shoot for Sunil Grover's 'Kanpur Wale Khuranas'". peepingmoon.com. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  38. ^ "Naagin 3: Adaa Khan joins Mouni Roy for an epic series finale". Times of India. Retrieved 12 May 2019.
  39. ^ "Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: 'Naagin' & 'Sitara' actress Adaa Khan to PARTICIPATE in Rohit Shetty's show?". abplive.in. Retrieved 19 June 2019.
  40. ^ "Adaa Khan to be seen in Naagin 4's finale". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 25 July 2020.
  41. ^ "GOOD NEWS ! Naagin actress Adaa Khan to ENTER STAR Plus' 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'". 16 February 2018.

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