Ajaz Khan

Ajaz Khan[5][6] is an Indian film actor.[7] 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.[8] In 2013, Khan participated in Bigg Boss 7.[9][10] He also appeared on the TV show Comedy Nights with Kapil.[11]

Ajaz Khan
Ajaz Khan at Sachin Joshi's Diwali Party.jpg
Khan in 2014
Born (1981-05-29) 29 May 1981 (age 39)[1]
Alma materVishwa Bharti School[3]
St. Xavier's High School, Mirzapur
OccupationActor, Director, Producer
Years active2003–present
Spouse(s)Andrea Asha Khan[4]
Children1
Websiteajazkhan.com

His other films include Lakeer ka Fakeer[12] and the Indian films Dookudu and Naayak. He has appeared in an Academy Awards promotion commercial.[13]

Khan was in a music video 'Pal Pal' along with Saher Afsha released by Tseries on 26 September 2020.[14]

Early life

Khan was born in Ahmedabad, India.[15]

Career

Beginning (2003–2009)

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.[5] 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.[5][8]

Entry in Bollywood (2009–2012)

In 2009, Khan appeared in the film Ek... The Power of One.[16] 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.[8] 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.[17] 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.[5]

Bigg Boss 7 and further success (2013–present)

In 2013, he appeared in the film Lakeer ka Fakeer directed by Zubair Khan.[18] Later he appeared in three telugu films Naayak and Badshah.[19]

In November 2013, Khan participated in the seventh season of the Indian version of the reality TV show Big Brother, Bigg Boss.[20] He entered as a wild card contestant who survived until the end where he emerged as a finalist.[21][22]

In April 2014, he participated in Colors TV's stunt reality show, Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 as a wild card contestant.[23] 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.[24] He later got ejected from the house after his fight with Ali Quli Mirza in Bigg Boss Halla Bol!.[25]

He appeared in films like Heart Attack Ya Rab[26] Veta[27] (2014) & Temper[28] (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.[29]

Personal life

Khan is married to Andrea Khan. They both have one son, Alexander Khan.[4]

On 21 October 2018, he was arrested by Narcotics Cell of Mumbai police for having drugs in the form of ecstasy tablets.[30] On 18 July 2019, he was arrested for "creating/uploading videos with objectionable content promoting enmity between different groups on grounds of religion, & creating hatred among public at large." after an FIR was registered by Indian activist Ramesh Solanki[31]

Filmography

Television

Year Title Role Notes Ref(s)
2007 Kyaa Hoga Nimmo Kaa Aditya
2008 Bollywood Club Contestant Winner [32]
Rahe Tera Aashirwaad Tej Bali [8]
Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Gulshan Episodic role (Season 2; Episode 22)
Kahaani Hamaaray Mahaabhaarat Ki Dushasan [9]
2009 Karam Apnaa Apnaa Arjun [9]
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 [9]
2014 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5 Entered as wild card
Comedy Nights with Kapil Supari Killer Special appearance [9]
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

  Denotes films that have not yet been released

Year Film Role Director Ref(s)
2003 Patth Debut Salaam Khamboshi [38]
2009 Ek... The Power of One Sangeeth Sivan
2010 Bachao - Inside Bhoot Hai... Shyam Ramsay
2010 Lamhaa Kuka Pare Rahul Dholakia
2010 Allah Ke Banday Nana Chauhan Faruk Kabir [9]
2010 Rakta Charitra II Bhondu Ram Gopal Varma
2010 Tequila Nights Pankaj Saraswat TV Movie aired on Zoom TV[3]
2011 Dookudu Bunty Srinu Vaitla Telugu film[3]
2011 Bbuddah... Hoga Terra Baap Supari Killer Puri Jagannadh [9]
2012 The World of Fashion Mannu bhai Sanjay Khandelwal
2013 Lakeer ka Fakeer Fakeer Zubair Khan [9]
2013 Naayak Taxi Seth V. V. Vinayak Telugu film[9]
2013 Baadshah Ruthless Johnny Srinu Vaitla Telugu film
2014 Heart Attack Makarand Henchmen Puri Jagannadh Telugu film
2014 Ya Rab Ran Vijay Singh Hasnain Hyderabadwala
2014 Veta Dev Raj Ashok Alle Telugu film[27]
2015 Temper Puri Jagannadh Telugu film[28]
2016 Love Day - Pyaar Ka Din Monty Harish Kotian &
Sandeep Choudhary
[39]
2015 Nark [39]
2016 Jhol Company Public Limited Bobby Angrez Rashid Khan
TBA Rakth Dhaar [40]
TBA Mumbai Saga Sanjay Gupta [41][42][43]
TBA I Love Dubai! Ikram Akhtar [44]
2017 Rogue Puri Jagannadh Telugu and Kannada bilingual film
2020 Gul Makai Amjad Khan [29]

Upcoming

Year Film Character Director Cast
2018 Hai tujhe Salam India Govinda Avanish Yadav Ajaz Khan, Aarya Babber, Smita Gondkar
2018 Jhol Company Public Ltd[45] Bobby Angrezz Rashid Khan Ajaz Khan, Robin Das, Jaggi

See also

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