Zain Khan Durrani

Zain Khan Durrani is an Indian actor and poet, known for his role in the film Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz.[1]

Zain Khan Durrani
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OccupationActor, poet
Years active2017 – present
Known forKuchh Bheege Alfaaz
Notable work

Early life and educationEdit

Durrani was born in a suburb of Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. He went to Burn Hall School, later joined Delhi Public School and graduated from Zakir Hussain College, Delhi University. He did stage acting at school, and has written poetry.[2]


In 2017, Durrani worked the clapperboard for the film Shab, directed by Onir.[3] After doing an audition for Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz, which was also directed by Onir, he was selected for a lead role.[4]

Durrani also appeared as a radio jockey on the programme Lamhey with Zain on Big 92.7 FM.[5] In 2020 he appeared in Vidhu Vinod Chopra's film Shikara. He also played the role of hijacker Daljeet Singh Dodi in Bell Bottom


  1. ^ "Worst part about growing up in a tumultuous state is that you get used to the violence: Kashmiri actor Zain Khan Durrani". Hindustan Times. 18 February 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  2. ^ Shakeel, Zulfika (2 February 2018). "To Bagh-e-Mehtaab". Kashmir Life. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  3. ^ Mukherjee, Nairita (15 February 2018). "10 things you need to know about Zain Khan Durrani, Onir's find in Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz". T2 Online. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  4. ^ Zen, Zinia (10 August 2017). "Geetanjali Thapa in Onir's love saga". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Actor Zain Khan turns Radio Jockey". Free Press Journal. 9 April 2018. Retrieved 28 October 2018.

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