Arbaaz Salim Abdul Rashid Khan
4 August 1967 (age 55)
(m. 1998; div. 2017)
Since making his debut in 1996, he has acted in many leading and supporting roles. He ventured into film production in Bollywood film industry, with Arbaaz Khan Productions, launched with Dabangg (2010), in which he starred as the younger brother of his real-life brother Salman Khan. The film went on to become one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time. He also won the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for the same. He also hosted the reality show Power Couple, which aired on Sony TV. In 2019, Khan made his digital debut with the crime-thriller web series Poison.
Early life and familyEdit
Khan was born as the second son into a family with strong ties to the Bollywood film industry; his father is Salim Khan, a successful screenwriter, and his mother is Sushila Charak (now known as Salma Khan), while his stepmother is dancer and Bollywood actress Helen Khan. He is the brother of Bollywood actor Salman Khan—with whom he attended the Scindia School, Gwalior—and actor-producer Sohail Khan. He has one sister Alvira Khan (now known as Alvira Khan Agnihotri) and an adopted sister Arpita Khan. His brother-in-law is actor Atul Agnihotri and Aayush Sharma.
Khan made his debut in the 1996 film Daraar in a villainous role of a psychotic wife-beater. He received the Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role for his performance. He has starred in many multi-starrer hit films such as Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), for which he received a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor nomination, and Garv: Pride and Honour (2004) where he acted opposite his brother Salman.
He played a villainous role in the film Qayamat: City Under Threat (2003) which was also successful at the box office. He also played supporting roles in film director Priyadarshan's comedy films Hulchul (2004), Malamaal Weekly (2006) and Bhagam Bhag (2006). He played supporting roles as a police officer (Constable Javed Shaikh) and a mobster (Moscow Chikna) respectively in the multi-starrers Shootout at Lokhandwala and Fool and Final in 2007. He also made a cameo, alongside brother Sohail Khan, in the blockbuster Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na, starring Imran Khan and Genelia D'Souza. In 2009 he starred alongside Sohail in Kisaan and played the villain in Jai Veeru. Khan also appeared in the television serial Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny in 2003 and has appeared in many TV programs from time to time.
In 2010, Khan ventured into film production, with Arbaaz Khan Productions and his first film as producer was Dabangg which released in September 2010. The film starred his brother Salman in the leading role as the anti-hero Chulbul Pandey, alongside Arbaaz as his younger brother Makhi. His former wife Malaika Arora Khan featured in the popular item number "Munni Badnaam". The film became a blockbuster within the first week of its release and broke several box office records, becoming the second highest grossing Bollywood film of all time at the time of its release. On 12 March 2011, while Khan was a special guest of Australia's Indian film festival, Bollywood & Beyond, he helped his former wife Malaika Arora lead a successful world record attempt in Melbourne. 1235 participants successfully performed a choreographed dance to "Munni Badnaam" from the Dabangg soundtrack.
Khan married model and actress Malaika Arora in 1998. They have a son, Arhaan Khan, born in 2002. The couple announced their separation on 28 March 2016 and officially got divorced on 11 May 2017.
On 1 July 2012, a 70-year-old woman was killed by a Land Cruiser owned by Khan, and the woman's family demanded compensation from the actor. However, the Khan family refused to pay compensation to the family, as the old woman had been disowned by her family.
In 2018, Arbaaz Khan confessed to having placed bets on Indian Premier League matches (IPL) in the previous five years. According to a police official, the Bollywood actor admitted that he had been betting on cricket matches for the past five to six years. Thane Police sources also informed that Arbaaz and the accused bookie—Sonu Jalan, a.k.a. Sonu Malad—were brought face-to-face during the interrogation. It was then that Arbaaz confessed about his betting involvement.
Arbaaz Khan, his father Salim Khan, and his brothers Sohail and Salman have been accused by director, Abhinav Kashyap of sabotaging his film Besharam and his career. Abhinav had directed the Khans' blockbuster film Dabangg. Arbaaz Khan replied by saying that they are taking legal action against the said director.
|1996||Daraar||Vikram||Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Negative Role|
|Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya||Vishal Thakur||Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor|
|1999||Hello Brother||Inspector Vishal|
|2002||Maa Tujhhe Salaam||Albaksh|
|Yeh Mohabbat Hai||Abdul Jamil|
|Tumko Na Bhool Paayenge||Veer Singh Thakur (Soldier)||Special appearance|
|2003||Karishma - The Miracles of Destiny||Arnaav||TV series|
|Qayamat: City Under Threat||Ali Ramani|
|Kuch Naa Kaho||Sanjeev Shrivastav|
|2004||Garv: Pride and Honour||Inspector Haider Ali Khan|
|Wajahh: A Reason to Kill||Dr. Aditya Bhargava|
|Hulchul||Shakti A. Chand|
|Alibaba Aur 40 Chor||Alibaba|
|2005||Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya||Man on Plane||Special appearance|
|Taj Mahal: An Eternal Love Story||Aurangzeb|
|Jai Chiranjeeva||Pasupathi||Telugu film|
Nominated - Filmfare Award for Best Villain – Telugu
Telugu debut film
|2006||Malamaal Weekly||Jayesh Agarwal|
|Iqraar: By Chance||CBI Officer R.B. Mathur|
|Bhagam Bhag||Vikram Chauhan|
|2007||Shootout at Lokhandwala||Inspector Javed Khan|
|Fool N Final||Moscow Chikna|
|Dhol||Jaishankar 'Jai' Yadav|
|Dus Kahaniyaan||Rahul Sarin|
|Godfather||Shakir Khan||Urdu debut film|
|Om Shanti Om||Himself in Song Deewangi Deewangi||Special appearance|
|Thodi Life Thoda Magic|
|Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na||Bhalu|
|2009||Mere Khwabon Mein Jo Aaye||Vikram Singh|
|The Stoneman Murders||Kedar|
|2010||Prem Kaa Game||Prem Sahni|
|Dabangg||Makhanchand "Makkhi" Pandey||Debut as producer|
|2012||Dabangg 2||Makhanchand "Makkhi" Pandey||Also director and producer|
|2015||Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon||Tiger Bhai|
|Yea Toh Two Much Ho Gayaa||Mak|
|2017||Kittu Unnadu Jagratha||AIR||Telugu film|
|Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai||Aditya Kapoor|
|Tera Intezaar||Veer Singh Rajput|
|Jack and Dil||KK Walia|
|2019||Main Zaroor Ayunga||Yash Malhotra / Harsh Malhotra||Dual role|
|Dabangg 3||Makhanchand "Makkhi" Pandey||Also producer|
|2020||Big Brother||Vedantham IPS / Edwin Moses||Malayalam film
Malayalam debut film
|2022||Sridevi Bungalow||TBA||Special appearance|
|Film title||Actor||Character||Dub Language||Original Language||Original Year Release||Dub Year Release||Notes|
(voice in original version dubbed by Vedala Hemachandra)
|Venkanna alias Dr. Siddharth Abhimanyu||Hindi||Telugu||2016||2017|
|2019–present||Pinch||Host||YouTube & ZEE5|
|2012||Dabangg 2||Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha||Released|
Under the banner he has produced following films.
|Year||Title||Release Date||Other notes|
|2010||Dabangg||10 September 2010||National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment|
|2012||Dabangg 2||21 December 2012|
|2015||Dolly Ki Doli||23 January 2015|
|2019||Dabangg 3||20 December 2019|
Awards and nominationsEdit
|1997||Filmfare Awards||Best Villain||Daraar||Won|
|1999||Best Supporting Actor||Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya||Nominated|
|2006||Filmfare Awards South||Best Villain – Telugu||Jai Chiranjeeva||Nominated|
|2011||National Film Awards||Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment||Dabangg||Won|
|Filmfare Awards||Best Film||Won|
|IIFA Awards||Best Film||Won|
|Zee Cine Awards||Best Film||Won|
|Stardust Awards||Hottest New Film||Won|
|Best Film of The Year||Won|
|Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards||Best Film||Won|
|2013||Zee Cine Awards 2013||Power Fun Club Rs. 1 billion||Dabangg 2||Won|
|Apsara Awards||Most Popular Film Song ("Fevicol Se")||Won|
|2021||South Indian International Movie Awards||Best Actor in a Negative Role||Big Brother||Nominated|
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