Mansoor Khan

Mansoor Hussain Khan is an Indian film director and producer known for his works in Bollywood. Son of film maker Nasir Hussain, Khan made his directorial debut with the super-hit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), for which Khan received the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment, and the Filmfare Award for Best Director for that year.[1] Mansoor Khan's directorial debut paved the way back for the musical romantic genre in Bollywood.[2][3]

Mansoor Khan
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OccupationFilm Producer, Director and Script Writer
Spouse(s)Tina Khan
ChildrenZayn Marie Khan(daughter)
Pablo Ivaan Khan (son)
RelativesTariq Khan (cousin)
Aamir Khan (cousin)
Imran Khan (nephew)

He followed this success four years later with Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992). Mansoor Khan's last two films; Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995) and Josh (2000) were moderately successful. In 2008, he has made a comeback, albeit as a producer, and has co-produced the movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na along with Aamir Khan, which marked the debut of his nephew Imran Khan.[2][3]

Early lifeEdit

Mansoor Khan attended IIT Bombay, Cornell, and MIT[citation needed] before making his foray into Hindi cinema.

Personal lifeEdit

Khan is settled in Coonoor, Tamil Nadu with his wife Tina, where he indulges in farming. Their children are daughter Zayn and son Pablo.[2][3]


Year Film Role Notes
1988 Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak Director First film
1992 Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander Director Unofficial Remake of Academy Awards winning film Breaking Away
1995 Akele Hum Akele Tum Director Unofficial Remake of Academy Awards winning film Kramer vs. Kramer
2000 Josh Director Unofficial Remake of Academy Awards winning film West Side Story (1961 film)
2008 Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na Producer

Non Film workEdit

He has launched a book; "The Third Curve" (Oct 2013), which talks about the world economy. He talks about unsustainable cities and the false understanding of money by society in his book.


National Film Awards
Filmfare Awards


  1. ^ "36th National Film Awards" (PDF). Directorate of Film Festivals. Retrieved 9 January 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Aamir Khan's nephew Pablo roped in as AD for 'Dangal'".
  3. ^ a b c "Aamir Khan to launch his nephew Pablo with 'Dangal'". IndiaTV News. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 3 June 2016.

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