Faraaz Khan (27 May 1970 – 4 November 2020) was an Indian actor. He was seen in some of the Bollywood movies and television serials in the late 1990s and early 2000s. His notable films include Fareb and Mehndi.[1] He has also appeared in television serials such as Achanak 37 Saal Baad and Lipstick. He was the son of actor Yusuf Khan.[2]

Faraaz Khan
Faraaz Khan
Born(1970-05-27)27 May 1970
Died4 November 2020(2020-11-04) (aged 50)
Years active1996–2020
Known forFareb (1996 film), Mehndi (1998 film), Achanak 37 Saal Baad
RelativesYusuf Khan (Father)


Khan was signed for a debut lead role in the 1989 musical-romance Maine Pyar Kiya, but he fell seriously ill before shooting began, and so was replaced by Salman Khan.[3] He made his acting debut in Vikram Bhatt's 1996 film Fareb opposite Suman Ranganathan and Milind Gunaji. He played the villain opposite Sunil Shetty in Prithvi (1997) and appeared opposite Rani Mukerji in Mehndi (1998). In total he appeared in 7 films and made his last film appearance in the 2005 film Chand Bujh Gaya. Since the early 2000s, he shifted to television appearing in series like Achanak 37 Saal Baad, Lipstick and several episodes of the horror anthology series Ssshhhh...Koi Hai. His last acting role was in the 2008 series Neeli Aankhen. Since 2008, he was inactive from the film and television industry.[4] He died at the age of 50 from neurological disorder on 4 November 2020 in Bangalore, after a year of chest infection.[5][6][7][8][9]




  1. ^ "'Fareb' actor Faraaz Khan passes away at 46" – via The Economic Times.
  2. ^ "Faraaz Khan in Mid-Day". Mid-Day. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  3. ^ "Maine Pyar Kiya, 25 Years Later: 10 Things You Didn't Know". NDTV. 29 December 2014. Retrieved 20 July 2018.
  4. ^ "Actor Faraaz Khan diagnosed with brain infection; battles for life in ICU". The Week. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  5. ^ "Faraaz Khan Demise". MSN. 4 November 2020.
  6. ^ "Bollywood Actor Faraaz Khan Dies Of Brain Infection At 46". guardian.ng. Retrieved 5 November 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Bollywood Actor; "Faraaz khan dies in a hospital", Causes of chest infection at 46". TCGLOBALNEWS. 4 November 2020. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  8. ^ Nov 4, Sagarika Choudhary. "Faraaz Khan passes away after a year-long battle with chest infection". Mumbai Mirror. Retrieved 5 November 2020.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  9. ^ "Actor Faraaz Khan Dies After A Month In Hospital; "The Void Will Be Impossible To Fill," Tweets Pooja Bhatt". NDTV.com. Retrieved 5 November 2020.

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