Alyy Khan

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Alyy Khan
Alyy Khan.jpg
Khan in 2011
Born (1968-12-06) 6 December 1968 (age 49)
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Citizenship Pakistani British
Education Pimlico Academy
Occupation Actor
Years active 1976–present
Relatives Junaid Jamshed (cousin)

Alyy Khan (or Aly Khan, Urdu: علی خان‎) (born 6 December 1968, Karachi) is a Pakistani actor and host who has worked in Hollywood, Bollywood and Lollywood.[1][2][3] He is known for his roles in A Mighty Heart, Don 2 and Traitor. Khan has also appeared in several television series, including The Bill, Strike Back, Saat Pardon Mein and Indian Summers. He has also hosted a television reality show Foodistan.[4]

Early life[edit]

Alyy Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan. At the age of nine, his family moved to Mumbai, India.[5] He has a diploma in film and television production from the Pimlico Arts and Media College.[4] He currently lives in Pakistan, London and Mumbai. He is the cousin of Junaid Jamshed.[6]


Year Film Role Notes
2001 Deham Jeetu
2003 Stumped Major Raghav Seth
2003 Sssshhh... Akash Rathore
2004 Kiss Kis Ko BD
2005 Nazar Dr. Tarun Khanna
2006 Sharpe's Challenge Mohan Singh Television film[7]
2007 A Mighty Heart Sheikh Omar[4]
2008 Traitor Fareed
2009 42 km Cameo appearance
2009 Luck by Chance Satish Chaudhary
2010 Dark Relic Hasan Television film
2010 Pusher Scott
2011 Kingdom of Dust Dakheel
2011 Everywhere and Nowhere Ahmed Khan
2011 Aazaan Sam Sharma[8]
2011 Jo Hum Chahein Vikram Khurana
2011 Don 2 J.K. Diwan
2012 Titlee Short film
2013 Anjuman Ahmed
2014 Blemished Light Ali
2014 Unfreedom Alyy Khan
2015 3 Bahadur voice
2016 Mah-e-Meer Nawab Sahab
2016 Actor in Law Muddasir Sultan
2016 Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay released[9]
2016 Team Zahid Ahmed (Commissioner) upcoming film
2017 The Valley Nael Kumar Released
2017 The Trial[10][11] TBA upcoming film directed by Kamran Shahid


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Kash-m-kash Aired on DD Metro (TV series)
1997 Bombay Blue Moeen Aired on Channel 4
1997–1998 Yeh Hai Raaz Star Plus
2001 Dushman Rohit Raazdan Aired on DD Metro
2001 1st Indian Telly Awards Host Awards Show
2001 Chehre Pe Chehra Aired on Star Plus (Episode 4)
2001 Ssshhhh...Koi Hai Aired on STAR Plus (Episode 46)
2002 Lipstick Abhay Ahuja Aired on Zee TV
2004 K. Street Pali Hill Arindum Keshab Aired on Star Plus (Episode 1–7)
2006 The Bill Tariq Mustafa-Ali "434" (Season 22: Ep57), "435" (Season 22: Ep58)
2008 Yeh Zindagi Hai Jalaal Ahmed Aired on Geo TV
2009 The Philanthropist Indian Army Commander "Kashmir" (Season 1: Ep07)
2011 Strike Back Maj. Gen. Kohli "Strike Back: Project Dawn" (Season 2: Ep01 and Ep02)
2012 Foodistan Host Aired on NDTV Good Times and Geo TV[4]
2012 Saat Pardon Mein Badar Suleman Aired on Geo TV[7]
2013 Zara Aur Mehrunnisa Aired on ARY Digital[7]
2013 Kabhi Kabhi Rehbar Drama serial on ARY Digital[7]
2014 Do Qadam Door Thay Salman Aired on Geo TV
2014 Aap ki Kaneez Shah Mir Afandi Aired on Geo TV[7]
2015 Indian Summers Ramu Sood Aired on Channel 4
2015 Partners in Crime Major Khan Aired on BBC One
2015 Mohabbat Aag Si Arshad Aired on Hum TV
2015 Maryam Behraam Aired on Geo TV
2016 Pakeeza Jibran Aired on Hum TV
2016 Deewana Agha Aired on Hum TV
2016 Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (Season 2) (Shatranj) Ayaz's step-father Aired on Hum TV
2016 Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (Season 2) (Qubool Hai) Asif Aired on Hum TV
2016 Shehrnaz KK Aired on Urdu1
2017 Kitni Girhain Baaki Hain (Season 2) (Jhalli) Parvez Aired on Hum TV
2017 Khuda Mera Bhi Hai Mikael Aired on Ary Digital
2017 Dil e Majboor Aired on TV One
2017 Woh Aik Pal Ahsan Aired on Hum TV
2017-18 Malkin Yaawar Aired on Geo Entertainment
2018 Ustani Jee Noman Aired on Hum TV
2018 Mera khuda janay Shafiq Aired on Geo TV


  1. ^ Alyy Khan and Angelina Jolie?
  2. ^ All the world’s a stage
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ a b c d "All the world's a stage". Daily Jang. 12 February 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Alyy in India for some reason". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  6. ^ The many faces of Alyy Khan DAWN 8 May 2015. Retrieved 3 September 2015
  7. ^ a b c d e "Biography: Alyy Khan". Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  8. ^ "Khan in the cast of Aazaan". itimes. Retrieved 17 December 2012.
  9. ^ "Revealed: Sajal Aly and Feroze Khan's debut film will be called Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hai". DAWN Images. Retrieved 14 November 2015.
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