Faraaz Khan

Faraaz Khan (27 May 1970 – 4 November 2020) was an Indian film actor who was seen in some Bollywood films and television serials in the late 1990s and early 2000s. His notable films include Fareb and Mehndi.[1] He was also known for appearing in television serials like Achanak 37 Saal Baad and Lipstick. He was the son of actor Yusuf Khan (best remembered as Zebisko from Amar Akbar Anthony).[2]

Faraaz Khan
Faraaz Khan
Born(1970-05-27)27 May 1970
Died4 November 2020(2020-11-04) (aged 50)
Years active1996–2020
Known forAchanak 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 without any success 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 50 of neurological disorder on 4 November 2020 in Bangalore, after a year of chest infection.[5][6][7][8][9]




  1. ^ "Fareb – Faraaz Khan, Milind Gunaji, Suman Ranganathan, Vishwajeet Pradhan". Ibosnetwork.com. 28 June 1996. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  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 50". guardian.ng. Retrieved 5 November 2020.
  7. ^ "Bollywood Actor; "Faraaz khan dies in a hospital", Causes of chest infection at 50". 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.
  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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