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Khan at Lux Style Awards in 2013.
|Born||Mahira Hafeez Khan
21 December 1982
|Alma mater||Foundation Public School
University of Southern California
|Occupation||VJ, Actress, Model|
|Years active||2008 – present|
|Spouse(s)||Ali Askari (2007–present)|
Mahira Khan (Urdu: ماہرہ خان), born Mahira Hafeez Khan (Urdu: ماہرہ حفیظ خان) on 21 December 1982  is a Pakistani VJ, model and actress. She has played a variety of characters in a range of films and serials from contemporary social to romantic dramas. Khan has received awards Lux Style Awards, Pakistan Media Awards and Hum Awards.
In addition to acting in films, she is active in humanitarian work, has a number of endorsement deals.
Khan was born into a Muslim family in Karachi, Pakistan. She did her matriculation from Foundation Public School, she then went to California for higher education at the age of 17, where she studied at the University of Southern California, but did not complete her degree, before returning to Pakistan in 2008.
Khan began her career as a VJ when she was 16 years old. Khan hosted the live show Most Wanted three days a week on MTV Pakistan, and she then hosted Weekends with Mahira on Aag TV. In 2011 Khan hosted 10th Lux Style Awards with Faizan Haque in 2008 and in 2013 she hosted 1st Hum Awards with Mikaal Zulfiqar.
Khan made her screen debut with the 2011 social drama Bol. Khan went on to nominate for Lux Style Award for Best Actress. Her performances wetre appreciated with the successful serials such as Neeyat (2011), Humsafar (2012) and Shehr-e-Zaat (2012). In 2012, she was named as the Beautiful Women in Pakistan.
She achieved further critical and commercial success for her role of Khirad Ehsan, a middle-class girl who marries with her wealthy cousin gives birth to new rivalry, in the 2011 TV serial Humsafar (based on Farhat Ishtiaq's novel of the same name) opposite Fawad Afzal Khan, which received Pakistan's highest rating ever, at 9.75. Her acting was praised in Humsafar along with her chemistry with her co-star Fawad Afzal Khan. 
Since June 2012, Mahira started working in Shehr-e-Zaat (based on Umera Ahmad's novel of the same name) opposite Mohib Mirza and Mikaal Zulfiqar, aired on Hum TV. She made a cameo appearance in Urdu 1 serial Coke Kahani.
As of October 2013, Khan has several projects in various stages of production. She has completed Farhat Ishtiaq's Hum TV serial Bin Roye Ansoo! opposite Fawad Afzal Khan and Sanam Baloch, directed by Haissam Hussain and produced by Momina Duraid.
|2011||Bol||Ayesha||Urdu||Nominated - Lux Style Award for Best Actress|
|Yash Raj's Untitled Next||Hindi||Announced|
|2011-2012||Humsafar||Khirad Ehsan||Hum TV||Pakistan Media Award for Best Actress
Hum Award for Best On Screen Couple
Lux Style Award for Best drama Actress
|2012-2012||Shehr-e-Zaat||Falak||Hum Award for Best Actress|
|2013-2013||Coke Kahani||Herself||Urdu 1||Guest Appearance|
|2013||Bin Roye Ansoo!||Armeena||Hum TV||Pre-production|
|2008-2008||Most Wanted||MTV Pakistan||Host three days a weeks|
|2008-2008||Weekends with Mahira||AAG TV||Host|
|2011||10th Lux Style Awards||ARY Digital||Host with Faizan Haque|
|2013||1st Hum Awards||Hum TV||Host with Mikaal Zulfiqar|
|2013||TUC The Lighter Side of Life||Hum TV||Host|
Awards and recognition
|2012||Bol||Lux Style Awards||Best Actress||Nominated|
|Humsafar||2nd Pakistan Media Awards||Best Actress||Won|
|2013||1st Hum Awards||Best On Screen Couple (with Fawad Afzal Khan)|
|12th Lux Style Awards||Best TV Actress (Satellite)|
|Ist Hum Awards||Incredible Success|
|Shehr-e-Zaat||1st Hum Awards||Best Actress|
|Veet Celebration of Beauty Awards||Beauty of the Year||Nominated|
|Veet Celebration of Beauty Awards||Best Smile|
- "Mahira Khan’s marital life in danger; demands divorce from husband". The News International. 2012-10-01. Retrieved 2012-11-21.
- "Beauty with brains". The Express Tribune. 2010-10-27. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- "The next big thing". Dawn. Archived from the original on 2007-12-11. Retrieved 2008-04-22.
- "Mahira Khan Photo shoot for Libas Magazine 2012". Web.PK. 2012-04-19. Retrieved 2012-05-28.