Adnan Khan

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Adnan Khan
Born (1988-12-24) 24 December 1988 (age 31)
Years active2014 – present
Height182 cm (6 ft 0 in)
Parent(s)Ehtesham Ali Khan
Rukhsana khan

Adnan Khan is an Indian television actor known for his portrayal of Mawlawi Kabeer Ahmad in Zee TV's daily soap, .[1][2][3][4].

Early life[edit]

Khan hails from Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He was born on 24 December 1988 and has one older brother, Imran Ali.

Khan attended Our Own English High School, Dubai and graduated from Manipal University, Dubai in 2009[5] with a degree in Business administration (BBA with Specialization in international business management).


Whilst working as a Human Resources Manager in Dubai based firm, Khan aspired a career in acting. His short film 'Bubble' shot in Dubai was screened at various international film festivals and won Best Short Film at Tunisia Human Rights Film Festival.[6]

Then he relocated to Mumbai from Dubai[7] and completed an acting diploma at the highly reputed "Actor Prepares", an acting academy founded by veteran actor Anupam Kher. After, Khan went on to participate in numerous stage dramas, short films and web series the most notable being First Among Equals, web series written and produced by Vikram Bhatt. [8]

As of March 2018, He plays the role of Maulwi Kabeer Ahmad in Zee TV's show Ishq Subhan Allah[9][10][11]. He won Indian Telly Award for Fresh New Face - Male and International Iconic - Best Television Actor [12] for his portrayal of Kabeer Ahmad.

In May 2018, he appeared in Zee TV's talk show "Juzz Baatt" as a guest with Sana Saeed, Arjit Taneja and Karan Jotwani.

In February 2019, he did an ad-campaign for Platinum love bands (Platinum days of love).[13][14]



Year Film
2012 Vritant
2012 Bubble
2013 Worst Thing That Ever Happened to Me
2015 Story about True Love
2016 Shenanigans
2016 Kidnapped
2017 Software Engineer Ki Bhadaas Unlimited
2017 TelePlay
2017 The Unsaid
2018 Mailguard Chronicles

Web series[edit]

Year Film Role Platform
2017 First Among Equals Lead Role
2019 Ishq Aaj Kal Kabeer Ahmad-Cameo Role Zee5


Year Title Network Role
2013 Arjun (TV series) Star Plus Adil
2014 Friends: Conditions apply Channel V India Omar
2015 Twist wala Love Channel V India Sumit Malhotra
2016 Khade Hai Teri Raahon Mein Star Plus Ramesh
2018– present Ishq Subhan Allah Zee TV Kabeer Ahmad
2018 Juzz Baatt[15] Zee TV Himself

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Show Result
2019 International Iconic Awards Best Actor Male Ishq Subhan Allah Won [16]
2019 Indian Telly Awards Indian Telly Award for Fresh New Face - Male Ishq Subhan Allah Won [17]
2019 Zee Rishtey Awards Best Beta Ishq Subhan Allah Won
2018 Zee Rishtey Awards Best Nayi Jodi with Eisha Singh Ishq Subhan Allah Won [18]
2018 Zee Rishtey Awards Zee5 Judges Panel Award Ishq Subhan Allah Won


  1. ^ "Ishq Subhan Allah: A day out with Kabeer aka Adnan Khan". Retrieved 25 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Ishq Subhan Allah actor Adnan Khan: Our primary concern is to empower women through the show". Retrieved 20 October 2018.
  3. ^ "Ishq Subhan Allah Actor Adnan Khan Gave 400 Auditions Before Bagging A Part On The Show!". Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Ishq Subhan Allah's Adnan Khan gets a letter written in blood from a female fan". Retrieved 22 August 2018.
  5. ^ "Adnan Abbas Khan". Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  6. ^ "Bubble the award-winning short film".
  7. ^ "Adnan Khan: My biggest learning came from failing at the auditions". Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Vikram Bhatt Launches Poster Of 6 New Series For VB On Web".
  9. ^ "Top newcomers on Indian television in 2018!". Retrieved 27 December 2018.
  10. ^ "Top five male television actors of 2018". Retrieved 20 December 2018.
  11. ^ "10 Most Desirable Men On TV-2019". Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  12. ^ "Adnan Khan-Internnational Iconic Best Actor Male 2019". Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  13. ^ "Platinum days of love!". Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  14. ^ "Platinum days of love!". Retrieved 1 February 2019.
  15. ^ "Karan Jotwani and Adnan Khan come together for this show.. |". Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  16. ^ "Adnan Khan-Internnational Iconic Best Actor Male 2019". Retrieved 26 November 2019.
  17. ^ "Indian Telly Awards 2019 Full Winners' List: Hina Khan, Jennifer Winget, Parth Samthaan, Erica Fernandes, Nakuul Mehta and Adnan Khan Win Big Awards!". Retrieved 21 March 2019.
  18. ^ "Zee Rishtey Awards 2018 Winners List: Sriti-Shabbir, Eisha-Adnan, Surbhi Jyoti & Others Bag Awards". Retrieved 5 May 2018.

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