Ajaz Khan[6][7] is an Indian actor.[8], he has starred in movies such as Rakta Charitra and Allah Ke Banday and acted in several television daily soaps including Rahe Tera Aashirwaad and Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki.[9] In 2013, Khan participated in Bigg Boss 7.[10][11] He also appeared on the TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil.[12]

Ajaz Khan
Khan in 2014
Born (1981-05-29) 29 May 1981 (age 42)[1]
Alma materVishwa Bharti School[3]
St. Xavier's High School, Mirzapur
Occupation(s)Actor, Director, Producer
Years active2003–present
ChildrenAlexander Khan[4]

His other films include Lakeer ka Fakeer[13] and the Indian films Dookudu and Naayak. He has appeared in an Academy Awards promotion commercial.[14]

Khan was in a music video 'Pal Pal' along with Saher Afsha released by Tseries on 26 September 2020.[15]

Early life Edit

Khan was born in Allahabad, India.[16]

Career Edit

2003–2009: Acting debut in television Edit

Khan started his career with acting in the film Patth which released in 2003. Later he made his television career debut with Ekta Kapoor's Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa in 2007.[6] Later in 2008, Khan participated in the reality show Bollywood Club where he emerged as the winner. Later he appeared in shows like Rahe Tera Aashirwaad as Tej, Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki as Dushasan, Karam Apnaa Apnaa as Arjun.[6][9]

2009–2012: Entry in Bollywood Edit

In 2009, Khan appeared in the film Ek... The Power of One.[17] In 2010, appeared in Shyam Ramsay's Bachao - Inside Bhoot Hai.... He then appeared in Rahul Dholakia's Lamhaa playing the role of Kuka Pare which released in July 2010.[9] This followed appearing in Faruk Kabir's Allah Ke Banday playing the role of Nana Chauhan, however the film did not do well in the box office and was declared a disaster.[18] He later appeared in films like Rakta Charitra 2 and Tequila Nights.

In 2011, he made his Telugu film debut with Srinu Vaitla's Dookudu co-starring Mahesh Babu which released in September 2011. He then appeared in Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap which was a disaster at the box office. In 2012, he appeared in the film The World of Fashion.[6]

2013–present: Bigg Boss 7 and further success Edit

In 2013, he appeared in the film Lakeer ka Fakeer directed by Zubair Khan.[19] Later he appeared in three Telugu films Naayak and Badshah.[20]

In November 2013, Khan participated in the seventh season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss.[21] He entered as a wild card contestant who survived until the end where he emerged as a finalist.[22][23]

In April 2014, he participated in Colors TV's stunt reality show, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 as a wild card contestant.[24] He later appeared on Comedy Nights with Kapil. In December 2014, he participated in Sony TV's cricket reality show Box Cricket League in its first season appearing in Sara Khan's team. Later he entered Bigg Boss 8 where he was introduced as the first challenger.[25] He later got ejected from the house after his fight with Ali Quli Mirza in Bigg Boss Halla Bol!.[26]

He appeared in films like Heart Attack Ya Rab[27] Veta[28] (2014) & Temper[29] (2015). In 2016, he appeared in Love Day - Pyaar Ka Din and played the role of Monty. In 2020 he appeared in the film Gul Makai.[30]

Personal life Edit

Khan is married to Andrea Khan. They both have one son, Alexander Khan.[5]

Khan was apprehended by NCB for the possession of 4.5g of banned substance. He was in Arthur Road jail for 26 months after which he was granted bail by the Supreme Court of India. He raised several concerns over the condition of jail from his time spent in it.[31]

Filmography Edit

Television Edit

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2007 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Aditya
2008 Bollywood Club Contestant Winner [32]
Rahe Tera Aashirwaad Tej Bali [9]
Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Gulshan Episodic role (Season 2; Episode 22)
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Dushasan [10]
2009 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Arjun [10]
Specials @ 10 - Shaurat, Nafrat aur Showbiz Guest
2010 Matti Ki Banno Arjit
2011 Ek Nayi Chhoti Si Zindagi Shekhar
2012 Diya Aur Baati Hum Abhishek
2013 Bigg Boss 7 Contestant 2nd Runner Up [10]
2014 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 Entered as wild card
Comedy Nights with Kapil Supari Killer Special appearance [10]
Bigg Boss 8 Guest [33]
2014–2015 Box Cricket League 1 Contestant Player in 'Rowdy Bangalore'
2015 Bigg Boss Halla Bol! Challenger (Ejected; Day 2)
Farah Ki Dawat [34]
Comedy Classes Guest [35]
Savdhaan India Ajju Bhai [36]
2016 Comedy Nights Bachao Guest [37]
Ek Maa Jo Laakhon Ke Liye Bani Amma Azhar Yeda

Films Edit

  Denotes films that have not yet been released

Year Film Role Ref(s)
2003 Patth Debut [38]
2009 Ek... The Power of One
2010 Bachao - Inside Bhoot Hai...
2010 Lamhaa Kuka Pare
2010 Allah Ke Banday Nana Chauhan [10]
2010 Rakta Charitra II Bhondu
2010 Tequila Nights TV movie aired on Zoom TV[3]
2011 Dookudu Bunty Telugu film[3]
2011 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Supari Killer [10]
2012 The World of Fashion Mannu bhai
2013 Lakeer ka Fakeer Fakeer [10]
2013 Naayak Taxi Seth Telugu film[10]
2013 Baadshah Ruthless Johnny Telugu film
2014 Heart Attack Makarand Henchmen Telugu film
2014 Ya Rab Ran Vijay Singh
2014 Veta Dev Raj Telugu film[28]
2015 Temper Telugu film[29]
2016 Love Day - Pyaar Ka Din Monty [39]
2015 Nark [39]
2016 Jhol Company Public Limited Bobby Angrez
TBA Rakth Dhaar [40]
TBA Mumbai Saga [41][42][43]
TBA I Love Dubai! [44]
2017 Rogue Telugu and Kannada bilingual film
2018 Inttelligent
2020 Gul Makai [30]
2022 Hai Tujhe Salaam India Govinda Hindi Film[45]

Upcoming Edit

Year Film Character
2018 Jhol Company Public Ltd[46] Bobby Angrezz

See also Edit

References Edit

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