Adaa Khan

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Adaa Khan
Adaa Khan attends 10th-anniversary bash of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures (18) (cropped).jpg
Khan at the 10th-anniversary bash of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures in 2017
Born (1989-05-12) 12 May 1989 (age 29)[1]
NationalityIndian
OccupationActress, model
Years active2009—Present
Known forBehenein, Amrit Manthan, Naagin & Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil

Adaa Khan (born 12 May 1989) is an Indian television actress and model.[2][3][4] She is known for her roles in shows like Behenein, Amrit Manthan,[5][6][7] Piya Basanti Re, Naagin,[8][9][10] Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil,[11] and Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara.[12]

Career[edit]

Adaa Khan at the Holi Invasion party in 2018.[13]

Adaa Khan was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra on 12 May 1989.[1] Khan started her career as a model.[14] Then she did several advertisements.[15][16][17] She made her acting debut with Sony India's TV show Palampur Express.[18]

In 2010, Khan played the supporting role of Aakashi in Behenein on Star Plus.[19][20] In 2012, Khan was seen as the heroic Rajkumari Amrit Kaur in Life OK's show Amrit Manthan.[21][22]

She played a prominent role in the first two seasons of Colors's supernatural show Naagin.

She has also done episodic roles in Yeh Hai Aashiqui,[23][24] Crime Patrol, Code Red and Savdhaan India @ 11.[25] She was also part of the reality show Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki.[26]

She was slated to play the titular character in the supernatural series Daayan[27][28] but she opted out of the project to play the lead protagonist in another supernatural series titled Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara.[29]

Television[edit]

Daily soaps[edit]

Year Name Role Notes
2009 Palampur Express[18] Anita Kulkarni Debut
2010-2011 Behenein[19] Aakashi Shastri/Aakashi Shyamad Das
2012-2013 Amrit Manthan Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Sodhi/Amrit Tej Malik/Rajjo
2013 Yeh Hai Aashiqui[23] Subbalaxmi Episode 4
Savdhaan India @ 11[25] Pooja Saxena/Sneha Mulle Episode 425
Crime Patrol Dastak Nusrat Kazmi Episodic Role
2013 Fear Files Sofia
2014 Encounter
2014 Piya Basanti Re Piya Patel/Piya Kabir Shah
2015 Code Red Zarina/Aafreen Murtaza Episode 29 & 30
2015 Rishton Ka Mela
2015-2016 Naagin [8] Shesha
2016-2017 Naagin 2 Shesha/Ruchika/Takshika
2017 Pardes Mein Hai Mera Dil Ahana Rehaan Khurana
2018-present Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara Sitara Bansal
2018-2019 Kanpur Wale Khuranas Mrs Pramod Kumar

Reality appearances[edit]

Year Name Role Notes
2014 Welcome 2 – Baazi Mehmaan Nawazi Ki[26] Herself
2014–2015 Box Cricket League – Season 1[30] Herself
2015 The Great Indian Family Drama[31] Host
2015–2017 Comedy Nights Bachao[32] Herself
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa Reloaded Herself Comedy Performance
2015 Bigg Boss 9 [33] Guest Dance Performance
2016 Box Cricket League – Season 2[34] Herself Player for Jaipur Raj Joshiley
2016 Comedy Classes Herself Dance Performance
2016 Comedy Nights Live[35] Guest
2016 Bigg Boss 10[36] Herself Along with Karanvir Bohra, Mouni Roy, Rubina Dilaik, Meera Deosthale
2018 India's Next Superstars Guest Contestant
2018 Juzzbaatt - Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Guest Along with Karanvir Bohra

Special appearances[edit]

Year Name Role Notes
2015 Comedy Nights with Kapil Guest [37]
2015 Meri Aashiqui Tum Se Hi Herself
2016 Yeh Vaada Raha Herself for dance performance
2017 Waaris Herself Dance performance with Ravi Dubey for Holi Special
2018 Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Herself Dance Performance for Valentines special[38]

Awards[edit]

Year Award Category Role Show Result
2011 Star Parivaar Awards Favourite Behen Akashi Behenein Nominated
2013 Indian Telly Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (Jury) Amrit Amrit Manthan Won
Best Actress in a Negative Role (popular) Nominated[39]
2016 Lions Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role Shesha Naagin Won
Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (critics) Won
Best Actress in a Negative Role (Popular) Nominated
India News Awards Fittest Star of The Year Won
2017 Indian Kalakar Awards Best Actress in Negative Role Won
Boroplus Gold Awards Best Actress in a Negative Role (critics) Won

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Mulla, Zainab (14 May 2016). "Hotness Alert! Naagin actresses Mouni Roy chilling on the beaches of Goa, Adaa Khan celebrates birthday in Srinagar". India.com. Retrieved 1 June 2016.
  2. ^ Uniyal, Parmita (12 May 2016). "Birthday special: Five reasons we love Adaa Khan aka Sesha of Naagin". India Today. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  3. ^ Chatterjee, Swasti (2 October 2018). "Adaa Khan back from a refreshing solo trip to Canada". The Times of India. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  4. ^ Chatterjee, Swasti (3 September 2013). "Books are Adaa Khan's latest obsession". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  5. ^ Tiwari, Vijaya (9 July 2012). "Adaa Khan misses Dimple!". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  6. ^ Bhopatkar, Tejashree (25 June 2013). "Ankita Sharma and Adaa Khan at logger heads!". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  7. ^ "Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 July 2016.
  8. ^ a b "Adaa Khan in Naagin 2". timesofindia.com. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  9. ^ "Playing Naagin is challenging for Adaa Khan". The Indian Express. 25 December 2015. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  10. ^ Naagin actress Adaa Khan cuts a pretty figure in her latest photo shoot
  11. ^ "Adaa Khan, Ravi Dubey to perform together this Holi".
  12. ^ "Adaa Khan: I cannot handle stardom for a long time".
  13. ^ "Cricket reality show players rock their Holi bash". Retrieved 6 March 2018.
  14. ^ Jambhekar, Shruti (17 April 2013). "After every three months I get a new 'reel' look: Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  15. ^ "Adaa Khan shoots for jewellery designer Nidhi Jain". The Times of India. 11 February 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  16. ^ Mulchandani, Amrita (3 June 2012). "TV shows are getting bolder: Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  17. ^ "Adaa Khan shoots for jewellery designer Nidhi Jain". Zee News. 10 February 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  18. ^ a b "Not full of ego in real life, says TV actress Adaa Khan". NDTV Movies. 30 July 2012. Archived from the original on 7 October 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  19. ^ a b "Behenein brings more spice with IPL!". One India. 25 March 2010. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  20. ^ Mulchandani, Amrita (21 April 2012). "No Bollywood for me, can't handle stardom: Adaa Khan". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  21. ^ Chatterjee, Swasti (13 August 2012). "Adaa Khan wants to do Bollywood item numbers". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  22. ^ Agarwal, Stuti (25 February 2013). "Adaa Khan inspired by Rekha". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  23. ^ a b Maheshwri, Neha (28 August 2013). "Adaa Khan to play a rape victim". The Times of India. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  24. ^ "Yeh Hai Aashiqui: Adaa Khan plays a rape survivor". IBN Live. 14 September 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  25. ^ a b Kulkarni, Onkar (13 September 2013). "Adaa Khan opts for episodics". The Indian Express. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  26. ^ a b "Aashka, Adaa, JD, Nandish to spice up Welcome!". The Times of India. 3 April 2014. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  27. ^ "Mohit Malhotra to star opposite Adaa Khan in Ekta Kapoor's Daayan". India Today. 11 November 2018. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  28. ^ Dharini Sanghavi (30 October 2018). "Adaa Khan to play Daayan in Balaji Telefilms' next". TellyChakkar. Retrieved 10 December 2018.
  29. ^ Neha Maheshwari (4 November 2018). "Not Ekta Kapoor's 'Daayan', but Adaa Khan to play the protagonist in Rashmi Sharma's 'Sitaara'". The Times of India. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  30. ^ "Box Cricket League Teams: BCL 2014 Team Details With TV Actors & Names of Celebrities". india.com. Retrieved 14 December 2014.
  31. ^ "Adaa Khan to host The Great Indian Family Drama". Retrieved 6 February 2015.
  32. ^ "Sara Khan out of Comedy Nights Bachao; Adaa Khan to take her place". tellychakkar.com. Retrieved 30 August 2015.
  33. ^ "Bigg Boss 9: Gutthi, Siddharth Shukla and Adaa Khan to ring in New Year with the housemates!". DNA.com. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  34. ^ "200 Actors, 10 Teams, and 1 Winner... Let The Game Begin". The Times of India. Retrieved 4 March 2016.
  35. ^ Goswami, Parismita (22 February 2016). "Comedy Nights Live: Lead actors from 'Naagin,' 'Chakravartin Ashok Samrat' and others to make an appearance". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 1 March 2016.
  36. ^ "Here's why Adaa Khan doesn't want to be a part of Bigg Boss". Retrieved 18 December 2016.
  37. ^ "Mouni-Arjun on Comedy Nights With Kapil!". Retrieved 28 October 2015.
  38. ^ "GOOD NEWS ! Naagin actress Adaa Khan to ENTER STAR Plus' 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'". 16 February 2018.
  39. ^ "The Twelfth Indian Telly Awards – Nominate your Favourites". Indiantelevision.com. Archived from the original on 16 October 2013. Retrieved 5 August 2016.

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