Fawad Khan is a heart-throb Pakistani actor. His acting has won millions of hearts all over the world and there’s no doubt about that. He has also represented Pakistan several times across the border, in India featuring in record-breaking Bollywood movies. He is well-known for his roles in Humsafar, Khuda Kay Liye, Khoobsurat, and Dastaan. He has won a lot of awards and appreciation for his performances. He is also listed in “Sexiest Asian Males”. He is also a great singer and was part of an alternative rock band called “Entity Paradigm”.
BIRTH OF A STAR
Born on 29 November 1981 in Karachi. Later, his family shifted to Dubai, as his father was in pharmaceutical sales. He returned to Pakistan, at the age of 13. He has two elder sisters. He did his A-levels from LGS and then did his bachelor’s in software engineering from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences in Lahore.
As he knew to play guitar, he began singing as a lead in a band named “Paradigm”. Later in 2000, in collaborated with band Entity, with Ahmed Ali Butt, to sing a title song for the serial, Jutt and Bond. Afterward, both the bands merged and became “Entity Paradigm”.
The band participated in the Pepsi battle of bands in 2002, reaching the finals. Later, the band released their album, Irtiqa, that faced a lot of appreciation. The band dissolved in 2007, but got back in 2010, to perform in Coke Studio, by singing Sajjad Ali song, Bolo Bolo. Another song, Shor Macha, was released which gained a lot of popularity. In 2012, Fawad left his band and focused on his acting career.
From 17-19, he judged Pepsi Battle of Band season, along with Meesha Shafi, Faisal Kapadia, and Atif Aslam. The band came together to perform their signature song “Hamesha” in finals.
ACTING CAREER OF FAWAD KHAN
Fawad Khan started his acting career with the serial, Jutt and Bond, in 2001 along with Ahmed Ali Butt. Later, he featured in Shoaib Mansoor film “ Khuda Ke Liye”. He received a lot of appreciation, along with criticism for his performance. The film became the highest-grossing film in Pakistan with 250 million. The following year, he worked in drama, Dil Deke Jayenge”. Next year, he portrayed an engineer traveling, in the serial Satrangi. In 2010, he worked in “Aaj Kuch Na Kaho” depicting a conservative boy. The same year, his performance in “DASTAAN” won hearts. The chemistry between him and Sanam Baloch was praised. In 2011, he worked in comedy-romantic serial, AKBARI ASGHARI. He later worked in Pyaar ka Pagalpan, alongside Sanam Baloch.
His fame rose in 2013, with his serial, Humsafar, with Mahira Khan. All the actors and dramas were praised all over the world. It is the highest-rated Pakistan drama serial. Indian express considered it much better than Indian soap operas. The following year, he worked in Sarmad Khoosat’s “ASHK”.
The same year, he featured in “Zindagi Gulzar Hai”, which again received a lot of appreciation. His last work in the drama industry was “NUMM”. Later, he worked in a telefilm, BEYHADD. His role was different from his other roles, but even then he was praised for his performance. And His telefilm was “ARMAAN” alongside Aamina Shiekh.
MAKING A NAME IN BOLLYWOOD
Due to his popularity and great performances in the drama industry, he was offered a film in Bollywood. He did his debut in the film “KHOOBSURAT” alongside Sonam Kapoor back in 2014. The film was praised all over the world and his performance impressed a lot of Bollywood directors. In January 2016, he had a cameo, in Asim Raza’s film “HO MAAN JAHAN”.
Later, he did a supporting role in Kapoor and Sons. The role was rejected by no. of actors, but he did complete justice to the role. In 2017, he did a short role in Karan Johar’s AE DIL HAI MUSHKIL.
After that, the situation got worse among the two countries and India decided to ban Pakistani actors, until the situation gets better.
The star will soon be seen in Maula Jutt 2, a film by Bilal Lashari. The film is a remake of 1979 film Maula Jutt, performed previously by Sultan Rahi.
REWARD OF HARDWORK
It’s the dream of all the actors to be awarded for their performance and hard work. Mr. Khan also received many awards.
Received the award for best actor in a film for KHUDA KE LIYE, in LUX Style Awards.
He received an award for the best actor for DAASTAN in 2011 at Pakistan Media Awards.
In 2013, he received three awards for Humsafar. The same year, he received an award for ARMAAN, in Tarang Housefull Awards.
The star received a number of awards for Zindagi Gulzar Hai at LUX style and HUM Awards.
He received a lot of awards for his debut film, khoobsurat in India back in 2015.
2016 won him an International Icon Award at Ary Film Awards and LUX Style Awards.
Fawad was awarded in 2017 for his great performance in Bollywood movie, Kapoor and Sons.
FAWAD KHAN’S PERSONAL LIFE
Married to Sadaf, a costume designer, after 7 years of relationship in 2005. They have a son and a daughter. She launched her brand in 2012, with the name of “Silk by FAWAD KHAN”.
Now, she recently launched her own clothing, named as SADAF FAWAD KHAN.
The talented singer comes actor is a patient of Diabetes. He diagnosed it at the age of 17, when he lost 10kgs. He is really loving husband and father. He always tries to make them feel special. He is also a brand ambassador for Islamabad United For the previous PSL seasons.