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Sajid Khan, circa 1967.
28 December 1951 |
Sajid Khan (born 28 December 1951 in Mumbai, India) is a former Indian actor. He is the adopted son of Indian film producer Mehboob Khan, founder of Mehboob Studios, in India.
Sajid started acting as a child appearing as the younger version of Sunil Dutt's character in his father Mehboob's 1957 film Mother India. He played a more central role in his father's next and last film Son of India in 1962. He went on to achieve fame in the United States with a co-starring role alongside Jay North in the 1966 film Maya. The film's success led to a television series of the of the same name airing on NBC from September 1967 to February 1968. He also had a short-lived singing career in 1969 with a self-titled album. He guest starred in the television series The Big Valley and after appearing in a handful of films in the 1970s and early 1980s, he made his last film appearance in the Merchant-Ivory film Heat and Dust in 1983.
It is reported that Sajid had a factory in India which made costume jewellery. 'Artistic' was the name of the retail store. He is divorced and has a son, Sameer. He acted in films from 1957 to 1983.
- Heat and Dust
- Dahshat (1981)
- Zindagi Aur Toofan (1975)
- Mahatma and the Mad Boy (1974) .... The Mad Boy
- Savera (1972)
- The Singing Filipina (1971) from Tower Productions, leading lady: Nora Aunor
- My Funny Girl (1971) from Tower Productions, leading lady: Tina Revilla
- . The Prince and I (1971) from Tower Productions, leading lady: Maritess Revilla
- Maya (1966) ... Raji
- Son of India (1962)
- Mother India (1957) .... Young Birju (child artist)
- The Big Valley - The Royal Road (1969, 1 episode) .... Ranjit Singh
- Its Happening - (1968, 2 episodes) .... Himself
- Maya (1967–1968, 18 episodes) .... Raji
(Numbers in parentheses indicate Billboard Singles Chart peak positions)
- "Getting To Know You" (#108) / "Ha Ram"—Colgems 1026 (1968)
- "Dream" (#119) / "Someday"—Colgems 1034 (1969)
- Sajid—Colgems COS-114