Kubra Khan

Rabia Khan, known by her stage name Kubra Khan (born 16 June 1993), is a British Pakistani actress.[3][4] She made her film debut in the 2014 Pakistani comedy-thriller film Na Maloom Afraad (2014).[5][6] Her television appearances includes a series of acclaim projects including Sang-e-Mar Mar (2016), Alif Allah Aur Insaan (2017), Muqabil (2017), Shaadi Mubarak Ho (2017), Andaz-e-Sitam (2017) and Laal (2018). In 2019, Khan appeared on the show Pakistan Star on Bol TV as a judge.[7]

Kubra Khan
Born
Rabia Khan

(1993-06-16) 16 June 1993 (age 27)[1]
NationalityPakistani
British[2]
OccupationModel, actress
Years active2013–Present
Known forSang-e-Mar Mar, Alif (TV series)
Notable work
Alif Allah Aur Insaan
Khuda Aur Muhabbat

CareerEdit

Before acting in films, Khan worked as a fashion model. In 2013, she was casted in the role of Hina in the Pakistani film Na Maloom Afraad, a bank-worker and love interest of film's main lead Mohsin Abbas Haider.[8] In 2015, Khan appeared in Bollywood movie Welcome 2 Karachi.[9][10][11] She made her television debut in Sang-e-Mar Mar which aired on Hum TV in 2016. She appeared in several other television series such as Alif Allah Aur Insaan and Daldal.

In 2018, she appeared in the Pakistani films Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 and Parwaaz Hai Junoon, both of which released on 22 August Eid-al-Adha. Khan will next feature opposite Humayun Saeed in Nadeem Baig's romantic-comedy film London Nahi Jaunga, slated to release on Eid ul Azha 2020.[12]

FilmographyEdit

Key
  Denotes film / serial, currently on cinema/on-air
  Denotes film / serial that have not yet been released

FilmEdit

Year Title Role Director Notes
2014 Na Maloom Afraad Hina Nabeel Qureshi
2014 The Conversations Perfect girl British short film
2015 Welcome 2 Karachi Asma Ashish R Mohan Hindi film
2018 Jawani Phir Nahi Ani 2 Selina Nadeem Baig [13]
2018 Parwaaz Hai Junoon Fiza Haseeb Hassan
2019 Superstar Herself Mohammed Ehteshamuddin Cameo
2020 London Nahi Jaunga TBA Nadeem Baig

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Sang-e-Mar Mar Shireen
2016 Khuda Aur Muhabbat Sarah
2016 Muqabil Parisa
2017 Andaaz-e-Sitam Aayat
2017-2018 Alif Allah Aur Insaan Nazneen
2017 Shaadi Mubarak Ho Zoya
2017-2018 Daldal Preet Guest appearance
2019 Laal Samira Telefilm[14]
2019 Pakistan Star Judge
2019 Choti Choti Batain Sana
2019 Raja Ki Chandni Chandni Telefilm[15]
2019 Alif Husn e Jahan Post-Production[16]

Awards and nominationsEdit

Year Work Award Result Ref
Lux Style Awards
2018 Muqabil Best Actress (Television) Nominated
ARY Viewer's Choice Awards
2017 Muqabil Best Newcomer Female Won [17]
Hum Awards
2017 Sang-e-Mar Mar Best On-screen Couple Jury Nominated [18]
Best Onscreen Couple Popular Nominated [19]
Best New Sensation - Female Won
2018 Alif Allah Aur Insaan Best Actor Female Jury Nominated [20]
Best Actor Female Popular Nominated
Best On-screen Couple Jury Nominated
Best On-screen Couple Popular Nominated
International Pakistan Prestige Awards
2017 Sang-e-Mar Mar Best Actress (Television) Nominated [21]
2018 Alif Allah Aur Insaan Best Actress (Television) Pending [22]

Music videosEdit

  • "Hamesha" by Soch Band. (2013)
  • "Ki Kenda Dil" by Rajveer (2013)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Alavi, Omair (12 March 2018). "Did you know: Kubra Khan was offered the lead role in 'Verna'". GLAM Magazine. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
  2. ^ Sarym, Ahmed (24 February 2018). "I've lost the will of going to Bollywood: Kubra Khan". Express Tribune. Karachi. Retrieved 17 October 2019.
  3. ^ "Kubra Khan | TALKING POINT - MAG THE WEEKLY". Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  4. ^ Saeed, Mehek. "Catching up with Kubra Khan". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  5. ^ Zakir, Fatima. "Watch out for the 'Show Queens'". cn.thenews.com.pk. Archived from the original on 2018-04-30. Retrieved 2018-04-29.
  6. ^ "Na Maloom Afraad's actress will make Bollywood debut". the Nation. November 10, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  7. ^ Zia, Iman (2019-06-20). "This Contestant Dragged Judge Kubra Khan For Critiquing His Singing When She Can't Sing Herself And It Got Awkward Real Fast". MangoBaaz. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  8. ^ "From Na Maloom To Being Somebody!-Nabeel Qureshi talks about his successful journey into films". The News Sunday. December 21, 2014. Archived from the original on April 4, 2015. Retrieved July 25, 2015.
  9. ^ "Na Maloom Afraad's Kubra Khan to make Bollywood debut with 'Welcome to Karachi'". Dawn News. November 10, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  10. ^ "Rabia Khan reason behind Irrfan's exit from Vashu's film". Times of India. November 1, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  11. ^ "Na Maloom Afraad se Welcom to Karachi!". Dawn News. November 25, 2014. Retrieved July 26, 2015.
  12. ^ "5 of the most anticipated films of 2020". www.thenews.com.pk. Retrieved 2019-12-28.
  13. ^ NewsBytes. "Kubra Khan joins the cast of Jawani Phir Ani 2". Retrieved 2018-06-03.
  14. ^ NewsBytes. "Bilal Abbas Khan to essay a Navy officer in his next, Laal". The News International. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  15. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (2019-06-04). "Mohsin Abbas Haider tries to woo Kubra Khan in telefilm Raja Ki Chandni". DAWN. Retrieved 2019-07-07.
  16. ^ "Hamza Ali Abbasi, Sajal Aly and Kubra Khan to star in 'Alif' - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 29 May 2018. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  17. ^ "ARY Viewers Choice Awards – Winners Announced!". Entertainment news Portal. 2017-01-17. Retrieved 2018-06-10.
  18. ^ Staff, Images (30 April 2017). "Sang-e-Mar Mar and Udaari win big at the Hum Awards 2017". DAWN Images. Retrieved 30 April 2017.
  19. ^ "Hum Awards 2017 reveals nominations". The Nation. 9 April 2017. Retrieved 27 April 2017.
  20. ^ https://www.mangobaaz.com/6th-hum-award-nominations/
  21. ^ https://www.brandsynario.com/international-pakistan-prestige-awards-nominations-revealed/
  22. ^ "Nomination & Voting 2018". IPP Awards. Retrieved 2018-08-21.

External linksEdit