Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Gauhar Khan

Gauhar Khan (born 23 August 1980, Pune, Maharashtra) is an Indian model, VJ and actress, most known for her prominent role in Ranbir Kapoor starrer, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year (2009). She is the sister of television actress Nigaar Khan. In 2010, she joined the cast of the first-ever Bollywood musical, Zangoora: The Gypsy Prince at Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon, where she plays the female lead opposite Hussain Kuwajerwala, along with Kashmira Irani.
Gauhar Khan was born into a Muslim family in Pune, Maharashtra. She is the youngest of 5 siblings and the sister of Indian Television and Bollywood actress, Nigaar Khan. She completed her schooling from Mount Carmel Convent School, Pune.


Gauhar Khan's photo-shoot for Game movie
Gauhar Khan has acted in a couple of television ads Ford Ikon and Tanishq jewellery. She has also modeled for Manish Malhotra.
In 2002, she participated in Femina Miss India contest and came fourth and Represented in India in Miss International contest that year.
She ruled Indian Fashion World for four years 2002-2006.[3]


Gauhar Khan started off with appearances in a couple of music videos.[4] She has anchored the film gossip show Page 3 on Zoom Television.[5] Recently she had participated in a popular celebrity dance show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa where she ended up as the runner up.
Gauhar Khan along with her sister Nigaar Khan appeared in a TV show "The Khan Sisters" which was Indian version of "Keeping up with the Kardashians". The show follows their life including modeling shows, auditions and interviews though the lavish setting of these starlets suggests much is staged.
In Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 she paired up with Gurmeet Choudhary, who later became the winner of the show.[6]



Gauhar started her career with the 2003 film Miss India: The Mystery. She also did an item song for the 2004 Madhur Bhandarkar film, Aan: Men at Work. She has played an important role in the Yash Raj film, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year starring Ranbir Kapoor, which was released in December 2009. Recently she did another item song Parda Parda.. which became very famous of 2010 release Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai. She has also acted in a supporting role in Ishaqzaade.



Acting Career

Year Film Role Language Notes
2003 Miss India: The Mystery
2004 Aan: Men at Work Special Appearance in "Nasha" Hindi
2009 Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year Koena Sheikh Hindi
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbai Special Appearance in "Parda" Hindi
2011 Game Samara Shroff / Natasha Malhotra Hindi
2012 Ishaqzaade Chand Bibi Hindi

Item Numbers

Year Film Language Song
2004 Shankar Dada MBBS Telugu "Naa Pera Kanchan Mala"
2004 Aan: Men at Work Hindi "Nasha Nasha"
2010 Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai Hindi "Parda Parda"
2012 Ishaqzaade Hindi "Jhalla Walla"


Year Show Role Notes Channel
2009 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 3 Contestant Indian Reality TV Sony
2011 Khan Sisters Herself Indian Reality TV UTV Bindass



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