Who is Gauhar Khan?
Gauhar Khan is an Indian actress who declared the winner of ‘Big Boss 7‘ in 2013 and became the runner up of dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3‘ in 2009. She is best known for her roles in web series such as Tandav, Bestseller and The Salt City. In political thriller ‘Tandav’ she played the role of ‘Maithili Sharan’, a PA and an advisor to the CM ‘Dimple Kapadia’.
In Bestseller she played the prominent role of ‘Mayanka Kapoor’, the wife of a novelist ‘Tahir Wazir’ played by actor Arjan Bajwa. In Sony Liv’s latest released family drama series ‘The Salt City’, Gauhar Khan appeared as Gunjan Bajpai, the daughter in law of the Bajpai family, headed by Piyush Mishra while other members are Manish Anand, Jitin Gulati, Divyenndu Sharma, Eisha Chopra, Navni Parihar, Pranay Singh Pachauri, Monica Chaudhary and Nivedita Bhattacharya.
Most recently, Gauhar has been signed for MX Player’s upcoming web series Shikshamandal, in this series she will play the lead role of a cop who investigates the conspiracy and suspicious murders, while other actors in the parallel lead roles are Gulshan Devaiah and Pavan Raj Malhotra.
Gauhar Khan Biography
Gauhar Khan was born on 23rd August 1983 in Pune, Maharashtra. She did her schooling from Mount Carmel Convent School and completed her graduation in B.Com from Ness Wadia School of Commerce, Pune.
|Real Name||Gauhar Khan|
|Other Name||Gauahar Khan|
|Profession||Actress and Model|
|Date of Birth||23 August 1983|
|Age||39 Years (as on August 2022)|
|Place of Birth||Pune, Maharashtra|
|Current Location||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Languages Known||Hindi, English|
|School||Mount Carmel Convent School, Pune|
|College||Ness Wadia School of Commerce, Pune|
|Educational Qualification||B.Com Graduate|
|Hobbies and Favourites Stuff||Watching Theatre Plays, Dancing|
|Favorite Actor||Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Salman Khan, Shahrukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Sushmita Sen|
|Food Preference||Chicken Biryani|
Table of Contents
- Who is Gauhar Khan?
- Gauhar Khan Biography
- Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
- Family and Relatives
- Affairs and Dating Information
- Debut and Career
- Awards and Nominations
- Lifestyle and Luxury
- Facts about Gauhar Khan
- Salary and Net Worth
- Social Media Accounts
Body Measurements and Physical Appearance
Gauhar Khan is 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs around 56kgs. She has got brown eyes and fair complexion. If we look at her body statistics her breast size is 32 inches, waist size is 26 inches and hips size is 32 inches. She has got pleasant personality and attractive figure which she has achieved by gymming and fitness training. Apart from that she religiously follows the diet suggested by her nutritionalist.
|Breast Size||32 inches|
|Waist Size||26 inches|
|Hips Size||32 inches|
Family and Relatives
Gauhar Khan was born in a muslim family. Her father’s name is Zafar Khan and mother’s name is Razia Khan. She has got 5 siblings and Gauhar is the youngest of all. Her siblings names are:-
- Nigaar Khan
- Kaushar Khan
- Zakia Z Khan
Her sister Nigaar Khan is also a known actress but not as popular as Gauhar. Her another sister Kausar Khan is a fashion designer, motivational speaker, content creator and a spa owner in Dubai.
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Affairs and Dating Information
Gauhar Khan has had several affairs through out her life. She has dated Sahil Peerzada, Nihar Pandya and Kushal Tandon whom she met at the set of Big Boss 7. Kushal and Gauhar dated for a brief period of time, Infact, they featured in Rahat Fateh Ali Khan’s most popular song ‘Zaroori Tha‘. Later they got separated and Gauhar started dating Zaid Darbar, whom she married on 25th December 2020.
As of August 2022, Gauhar Khan is happily married to Zaid Darbar but they don’t have any children.
Debut and Career
Gauhar Khan started her career as a model. At the age of 18, she participated in Femina Miss India contest (2002) and came fourth. Later she represented India at Miss International Contest but couldn’t win the title.
Thereafter, she appeared in couple of music videos with one of them ‘Hawa Mein Udati Jaaye‘ by Bombay Vikings has been hugely popular. Gauhar also anchored the shows such as Page 3 on Zoom and B4U music.
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Gauhar made her acting debut in 2009 from Yashraj banner film ‘Rocket Singh-Salesman of the Year‘. Later she appeared in several other movies such as:-
- Once Upon a Time in Mumbai (2010)
- Game (2011)
- Ishaqzaade (2012)
In 2015, she made her debut as ‘Gunjan Kaur’ in Punjabi cinema from film ‘Oh Yaara Ainvayi Ainvayi Lut Gaya’. Afterwards, she did several cameos and special appearances in feature films such as:-
- Kya Kool Hai Hum 3 (2016)
- Fever (2016)
- Fuddu (2016)
- Badrinath Ki Dulhania (2017)
- Begum Jaan (2017)
- Tera Intezaar (2017)
- Nine Hours in Mumbai (2018)
- 14 Phere (2021)
In 2009, Gauhar participated in dance reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla jaa 3‘ and became the first runner up of the show. In 2011, she appeared in The Khan Sisters, along with her sibling Nigaar Khan.
In 2013, she got a major breakthrough in her career, when she became the winner of the reality show ‘Big Boss 7’ hosted by Salman Khan.
Following year, she was invited in a reality based shows such as Khatron K Khiladi, Ticket to Bollywood and India’s Raw Star. Although in KKK she participated as a contestant, while in other two shows Ticket to Bollywood and India’s Raw Star, she appeared as Mentor and Host.
By the end of 2018, Gauhar became one of the most talked celebs of the B-town.
In 2019, Gauhar geared towards the OTT platform and debuted from Web Series titled ‘Parchhayee‘. Couple of years later, Gauhar roped in for Amazon Prime series ‘Tandav‘ which created a buzz across the internet, having the stellar starcast such as Saif Ali Khan, Mohammad Zeeshan Ayyub, Dimple Kapadia, Kumud Mishra, Sunil Grover, Dino Morea, Anup Soni, Sandhya Mridul, Kritika Kamra and Tigmanshu Dhulia in the pivotal roles.
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Tandav was also accused of hurting people sentiments for portraying Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub as Lord Shiva and mouthing lines ‘Azaadi Azaadi’. Later the makers of the show apologised for unintentionally hurting the people’s sentiments and clipped the problematic scenes.
In 2022, Gauhar was casted in Amazon Prime’s suspense thriller series ‘Bestseller‘, where she played the role of ‘Mayanka Kapoor’, a novelist’s wife who was chased by an unnamed foe. The other important characters in the series are Mithun Chakraborty and Shruti Haasan.
Later in 2022, Gauhar appeared in Sony Liv’s drama series ‘The Salt City‘ where she played the character of Gunjan Bajpai, the daughter in law of the Bajpai family.
Soon Khan will be seen in Mx Player’s upcoming series ‘Shiksha Mandal‘, where she will be seen as a cop investigating a series of criminal events.
Awards and Nominations
- In 2010, Nominated for Screen Awards under ‘Most Promising Newcomer’ category for Rocket Singh:The Salesman of the year.
- In 2010, Nominated for Stardust Awards under the category of ‘Best Breakthrough Performance Female’ for Rocket Singh:The Salesman of the year.
- In 2013, Nominated for Star Guild Awards under the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for Ishaqzaade.
- In 2022, Nominated for IIFA Awards under the category of ‘Best Supporting Actress’ for 14 Phere.
Lifestyle and Luxury
Gauhar Khan has been living a luxurious life in Mumbai. She has got a luxurious car and an Apartment in Mumbai. Apart from that, she has the privilege to stay in 5 star hotels and travel several countries across the globe.
Facts about Gauhar Khan
- Gauhar Khan participated in Femina Miss India contest and came 4th.
- Gauhar Khan got engaged to director Sajid Khan in 2003 but it didn’t turn into marriage.
- She has 5 siblings and Gauhar is the youngest of all.
- She drinks alcohol occasionally.
- She is married to ‘Zaid Darbar’, the son of a famous music director Ismail Darbar.
- She was slapped by a muslim guy during the shoot of a singing reality show ‘India’s Raw Star’, who criticised her for wearing a short dress. The 24 year old guy ‘Akil Malik’ was later arrested by the Mumbai police.
- She garnered a lot of praise for her item song ‘Nasha Nasha’ featured in movie ‘Aan: Men at Work’, 2004.
- She has also appeared in an amazon mini series called ‘Sorry Bhaisaab’.
- She love pets and has a cat named ‘Snow’.
- She has allegedly performed a lip surgery for which she was heavily trolled on the internet.
- In April 2022, she visited the holy Makkah along with her family for Alhamdulillah.
Salary and Net Worth
Based on Gauhar Khan’s experience, work profile and brand value, her net worth is estimated at around 10-12 crores of Indian rupees. She earns most of her income from tv shows and web series. Apart from that she also earns sizeable income from movies, brand collabs and tv advertisements.