Thursday, September 18, 2008
Full Zayed Khan Biography Zayed Khan
(Hindi: ज़ैईद ख़ान, Pashto: زيد خان), born April 27 1980, India, is an Indian Bollywood actor.
His parents are Bollywood actor Sanjay Khan and Zarine Khan. He has three sisters: Suzanne Roshan, who is married to the Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan, Simone Khan, and Farah Khan, not to be confused with the eponymous Indian director and choreographer. His cousin is Fardeen Khan, also a Bollywood actor and is the son of actor Feroz Khan, is also a Bollywood actor. One of his childhood friends is Esha Deol.
He studied at Welham Boys' School, Dehradun and the Kodaikanal International School, Kodaikanal. He also studied in the UK.
Khan debuted in the 2003 film Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne with actress Esha Deol. The film did not do well at the box office. However, he rose to fame with Farah Khan's Main Hoon Na (2004), where he co-starred with Shahrukh Khan, Sushmita Sen, and Amrita Rao. In Main Hoon Na, he played a big-man-on-campus college student named Lucky. His following release Dus (2005) also did well at the box office.Zayed Khan(left) performing live at the Emirates Palace.
His 2006 film release Rocky: The Rebel was a box office failure and latest release Cash which has a multi starcast also failed to do well at the box office.
Zayed Khan has also been on the television show Koffee with Karan which was a great success. Now, he has his own advertisement on TV with his co-star Asin for the drink Mirinda.
He married his longtime girlfriend Malaika Parekh on November 20, 2005. On September 28, 2007 they announced that they are expecting their first child in June 2008.. she is half Gujarati and half English. Zayed Khan had a huge crush on Mallika in school. After he got married to Mallika, he changed his personality and his outlook on life.
- 2005: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award, Main Hoon Na
- 2004: Zee Cine Award Best Male Debut- Male, Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne
Zayed Khan 25 years old, son of Sanjay Khan and Firoz Khan as uncle, so the acting is in his blood. He is a perfect new-age hero. He is mature and intelligent. He has the looks of a Greek god and a mind blowing screen presence. With a cinematic sense grounded in hard core film making.
Zayed Khan's debut film was action-thriller-romantic Chura Liya Hai Tumne (2000) opposite Esha Deol. The film does don't done well but his acting is appreciated. His latest realease is Farah Khan's Main Hoon Na (2004) alongwith Shah Rukh Khan and Sushmita Sen and amrita Rao.
Zayed Khan done his schooling at Wellan Boys boarding school at Dehradun. After his 10th, Zayed moved to International School at Kodaikanal which shaped in him a strong desire to study abroad. Zayed headed west for a comprehensive course in film making that taught him all aspects of film making. Zayed in not the run of the mill star-son who is using the family way to break into Bollywood. His is a culmination of years of efforts put into realizing a dream. A dream that took roots early on at the age of 8 years, when Zayed first gone on the sets of Kaala Dhanda Gore Log. From then he wanted to become an actor in a very concrete wholehearted way.
Zayed Khan has chosen to be selective about the film he is doing and stayed away from hype and glitz. Rather than spreading himself thin, Zayed is focusing on substance. His forthcoming films are Idiot opposite Celina Jaitley and Bisaat opposite Esha Deol. According to his long term approach, Bollywood sure has a winner in Zayed Khan.