Khan in 2006
20 December 1970 |
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Occupation||Director, Producer, Actor|
|Years active||1984–1986, 1988, 1997–present|
|Spouse(s)||Seema Khan (1998–present)|
|Parent(s)||Salim Khan (father) and
Sushila Charak Khan (mother)
|Relatives||Salman Khan (brother)
Arbaaz Khan (brother)
Alvira Khan (sister)
Arpita Khan (sister)
Malaika Arora Khan (sister-in-law)
Atul Agnihotri (brother-in-law)
Sohail Khan (Marathi: सोहेल खान; born 20 December 1970) is an Indian film actor, director and producer who works predominantly in the Hindi cinema. He is younger brother of actors Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan. He produces films under his banner Sohail Khan Productions.
Sohail was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to screenwriter Salim Khan and his wife Susheela Chalak (Salma Khan). His paternal family is Muslim and is settled in Indore, Madhya Pradesh while his mother is hindu  His stepmother is Salim Khan's second wife helen. His older brothers are Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan who is married to Malaika Arora Khan who is an actress, VJ and host. His sister, Alvira Khan, is married to Bollywood director Atul Agnihotri, while his younger sister Arpita Khan collaborated with Sneha Ullal for his movie Lucky: No Time for Love, which he produced with Sohail Khan Productions.
Sohail started his career as a film producer and director making his directorial debut with the 1997 action thriller Auzaar which starred his brother Salman and Sanjay Kapoor. He then directed both of his brothers Salman and Arbaaz in the hit film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998) and the less successful Hello Brother (1999) under his earlier banner G.S. Entertainment.
In 2002, he wrote, produced, directed and made his acting debut in Maine Dil Tujhko Diya which did average business at the box office. He then appeared in a few more films, none of which sold well. He had his first hit with the film Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005) in which he co-starred with his brother Salman Khan. He also wrote the story, produced and starred in the multi-starrer Fight Club - Members Only which again did not do well at the box office. In 2006, due to a delayed release, the boxing drama Aryan for which his performance was appreciated failed to do well. In 2007, he produced Partner which starred his brother Salman and Govinda in the lead roles along with Lara Dutta and Katrina Kaif playing their love-interests, respectively.
Sohail has also produced live stage shows in India and all over the world featuring various Indian film stars. His company also produced music videos and even made a foray into television with 'Chehre Pe Chehra' which was directed by Rishi Vohra. In 2008, he appeared in Hello and Heroes. In 2009, he co-starred with brother Arbaaz in Kisaan and featured in Main Aur Mrs Khanna and Do Knot Disturb.
He returned to direction with the film Jai Ho starring Salman Khan in the lead which released in January 2014 to mixed reviews.
|2002||Maine Dil Tujhko Diya||Ajay|
|2003||Darna Mana Hai||Karan|
|Anubhav: An Experience||Jaikishan 'Jackie'|
|2004||Lakeer – Forbidden Lines||Karan Rana|
|I - Proud to Be an Indian||I|
|Krishna Cottage||Manav/Amar Khanna|
|2005||Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?||Pyare Mohan|
|Fight Club – Members Only||Sameer|
|Family — Ties of Blood||Special appearance|
|2007||Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love||Ram Dayal|
|2008||Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na||Bagheere|
|God Tussi Great Ho||Rakesh 'Rocky' Sharma|
|Heroes||Sameer 'Saand' Suri|
|2009||Team: The Force||Raj|
|Main Aurr Mrs Khanna||Aakash|
|Do Knot Disturb||Diesel|
|2010||Veer||Poonam 'Punya' Singh|
|2014||Hello 2||Varun 'Vroom'/Victor/Viren|
|1998||Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya||Nominated, Filmfare Award for Best Movie|
|2002||Maine Dil Tujhko Diya|
|2004||I - Proud to Be an Indian|
|2005||Lucky: No Time for Love|
|2005||Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya?|
|2006||Fight Club – Members Only|
|2008||God Tussi Great Ho|
|2009||Main Aurr Mrs Khanna|
|TBA||Sher Khan||First 3D adventure drama film|
|1998||Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya|
|2006||Fight Club – Members Only|
|(2011)||Comedy Circus Ka Naya Daur||Judge|
|(2012)||Kahani Comedy Circus Ki||Judge|
|(2012-2013)||Comedy Circus Ke Ajoobe||Judge|
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- Kids gain confidence by showcasing talent: Sohail Khan
- Celebrity Cricket League unites Indian film industry – Sohail Khan
- Sohail Khan at a bar launch party