Ayub Khan (actor)

Ayub Khan (born 23 February 1969) is an Indian film and television actor. He made his screen debut with a commercial feature film Mashooq (1992). He is the son of Nasir Khan and Begum Para, as well as nephew of late veteran actor Dilip Kumar. He gained recognition playing Jogi Thakur in Uttaran and became more popular by portraying Rajnath Goenka in Ek Hasina Thi and Maninder Singh in Shakti.[1] Apart from television, he featured in more than twenty movies. He also played an important role in Farhan Akhtar's directorial debut Dil Chahta Hai (2001).

Ayub Khan
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Khan in 2012
Born (1969-02-23) 23 February 1969 (age 52)
Years active1992–2021
Notable credit(s)
Spouse(s)Niharika Khan

Personal lifeEdit

Khan was born into the Hindko speaking Awan tribe to former 1950s actress Begum Para and actor Nasir Khan.[2]

Khan was married to Niharika Bhasin, in 2000 [3] known for films like Rock On!! (2008) and The Dirty Picture (2011). They met while in college. When Niharika left for the US for her studies, they married other people. After 11 years they divorced and married each other.[4][5]


T.V. seriesEdit


Year Awards Category Show Ref
2010 Zee Gold Awards Best Supporting Actor Male Critics Uttaran
Apsara Awards Best Actor in a Drama Series
Indian Telly Awards Best Supporting Actor Male Popular
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor
2011 Apsara Awards Best Ensemble Cast
Zee Gold Awards Best Supporting Actor Male Popular
2014 Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor In A Negative Role (Male) Ek Hasina Thi [9]


  1. ^ "Ayub Khan". IMDb.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ [ https://m.timesofindia.com/tv/news/hindi/tv-couples-who-parted-ways-after-being-together-for-years/photostory/65226176.cms]
  4. ^ "Destiny's couple". shaaditimes.
  5. ^ "Ayub has always been my first love: wife Niharika Khan". DNA. 15 March 2010.
  6. ^ "Saab ji - Doordarshan National on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  7. ^ "सिद्धार्थ नागर की सार्थक चित्रम की 'साबजी' दूरदर्शन पर प्रसारण". Glamras.com. 19 June 2016. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  8. ^ "Ayub Khan: After my divorce, I have understood certain things about my life - Times of India". The Times of India.
  9. ^ Narayan, Girija (3 November 2014). "14th Indian Television Awards 2014: Complete Winners List, Beintehaa, Comedy Nights With Kapil". Filmibeat. Retrieved 22 April 2021.

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