Arshi Khan

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Arshi Khan
Arshi Khan photoshoot 2018.jpg
Arshi Khan in 2018
Nationality Indian
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2014–present
Known for Bigg Boss 11

Arshi Khan is an Indian model, actress, internet celebrity and reality television personality.[1][2] She participated in the eleventh season of the reality television show Bigg Boss,[3] and Khan also rose to prominence due to her videos, images, and comments on social media discussing her daily routine and various controversial issues.[4][5] During her appearances on the show, she was Google India's second-most searched entertainer of 2017, after Sunny Leone.[6]

Early life[edit]

Arshi Khan's father is Mohammad Arman Khan while mother is Nadra Sultan. She studied in Bhopal's Mayo Medical College.


Khan initially started acting in theatre, but she received offers from the modeling industry. She was introduced to Janaab Ehsaan Chishti, a theatre director in Bhopal. She won the Miss Glory Earth beauty contest in 2014.[7] She went on to become a finalist of the Ms. Bikini Online contest, also in 2014.[8] She was chosen to portray a lead role in India's first mainline Bollywood 4D historical action film titled "The Last Emperor".[9] She has also appeared in the Tamil film Malli Mishtu.[3] In 2017, she was one of the participants in the reality television show Bigg Boss 11. She was earlier considered to participate in the last two seasons of the show.[10] Arshi was guest in TV serial Entertainment Ki Raat, Meri Hanikarak Biwi and also did a special appearance in Ishq Mein Marjawan.[11]

Khan was invited to speak on "Entertainment, Entertainment & Entertainment" by India Leadership Conclave 2018 Annual Edition.[12] In 2018, Arshi featured in a Punjabi Music video- Nakhre.[13]

Arshi received the prestigious award at Satya Brahma founded 9th Edition of India Leadership Conclave 2018 in Mumbai on 6 July in the category of Indian Affairs Entertainer of the Year 2018.[14] Arshi later did a special dance appearance on Bidi Jalaile song in Bitti Business Wali serial.[15]

Personal life[edit]

In September 2015, Khan claimed to be in a relationship with Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi.[16] In the same year she said that self-proclaimed spiritual leader Radhe Maa ran a prostitution ring, and that she had been approached to join it.[17]

In 2016, the mufti of a madrassa in Pakistan issued a fatwa against Khan after she posted pictures of herself to Facebook wearing a bikini with a hijab, with another photo of herself in a burkha, after which her Facebook account was blocked.[18]

During her stay in Bigg Boss house, an arrest warrant was issued against her by a court in Jalandhar, which according to the sources were alleged allegations. [19]


Title Language Notes
Malli Mishtu Tamil Tamil film debut[3]
The Last Emperor Hindi Hindi film debut[9]


Year Title Network Role Notes
2017 Bigg Boss 11 Colors TV Contestant Evicted on 23 December (Day 83), later entered as Guest in Day 100
2017 Entertainment Ki Raat Colors TV Guest Appeared twice, along with Vikas Gupta, Shilpa Shinde, Puneesh Sharma[20]
2018 Box Cricket League – Season 3 MTV India Contestant Participant in Kolkata's Team[21]
2018 Ishq Mein Marjawan Colors TV Cameo appearance Holi-special episode[22]
2018 Meri Hanikarak Biwi &TV Cameo appearance special episode
2018 Juzzbaatt - Sangeen Se Namkeen Tak Zee TV Guest (Along with Rakhi Sawant, Hiten Tejwani, & Hussain Kuwajerwala) Appeared on Episode 10 & 20[23]
2018 Bitti Business Wali Zee TV Cameo appearance Bidi Jalaile dance episode[24]
2018 Savitri Devi College & Hospital Colors TV Brief role Character name Nayantara, playing the role of a Ghost

Music videos[edit]

Year Title Artist(s) Role
2018 Nakhre Pop Culture Media Bikini Model
2018 Dozakh Pop Culture Media Gothic Queen


  1. ^ "Self-confessed seduction queen Arshi Khan's family gives her a grand welcome; her first visit post BB 11".
  2. ^ "Everybody makes mistakes, I've matured with time and will not be the queen of controversy any more: Arshi Khan".
  3. ^ a b c "Bigg Boss 11: Who is Arshi Khan? Profile, Biography, Photos and Video". The Indian Express. 4 October 2017. Retrieved 2018-04-24.
  4. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's Arshi Khan gets trolled for her bikini photoshoot".
  5. ^ "Arshi Khan - Bigg Boss 11: Bigg Boss 11 fame Arshi Khan's transformation will leave you surprised | The Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 2018-02-20.
  6. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's Arshi Khan second most searched entertainer; Sunny Leone tops the list". 14 December 2017.
  7. ^ "Arshi-Khan-is-Miss-Glory-Earth-2014".
  8. ^ Reporter, A Staff. "Arshi Khan is Finalist in 'Ms. Bikini Online' Contest". India West. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  9. ^ a b "India's first Bollywood 4D film is low budget?". The Times of India. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  10. ^ "Arshi Khan to take part in 'Bigg Boss 10'". BollywoodMantra. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  11. ^ "Bigg Boss 11 fame Arshi Khan stuns in this traditional wear as she walks the ramp for Sabyasachi Satpathy".
  12. ^ "Awam Ki Entertainer Reality TV Star Arshi Khan to participate at India Leadership Conclave's 2018 annual edition & share her version of Entertainment, Entertainment & Entertainment. – Indian Affairs". Retrieved 2018-06-16.
  13. ^ "Face off! Arshi Khan's 'Nakhre' vs Hina Khan's 'Bhasoodi'".
  14. ^ "Reality TV Star Arshi Khan Awarded at India Leadership Conclave 2018". India Leadership Conclave 2018. 2018-07-24. Retrieved 2018-07-24.
  15. ^ "Arshi Khan will do a dance number in a show. And this song considered as Recreate of bidi jalaile . By all the media".
  16. ^ Sen, Sushmita. "Bigg Boss 11: Arshi Khan REVEALS TRUTH about being pregnant with Shahid Afridi's baby; fans respond". International Business Times, India Edition. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  17. ^ Nair, Nithya (2015-09-08). "Model Arshi Khan accuses Radhe Maa of running a sex racket". Retrieved 2017-12-29.
  18. ^ "Bigg Boss 11: A timeline of contestant Arshi Khan's scandalous past". Hindustan Times. 2 October 2017.
  19. ^ "Arrest warrant issued against Big Boss contestant Arshi Khan - The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 2017-12-17. Retrieved 2017-12-29.
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  21. ^ "Whoa! Bigg Boss 11's Arshi Khan and Hiten Tejwani to star in this TV show together". India Today. 1 February 2018. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  22. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's seduction queen Arshi Khan to do a cameo in Ishq Mein Marjawan". India Today. 1 March 2018. Retrieved 3 March 2018.
  23. ^ "Rakhi Sawant says 'sorry' to Sunny Leone on Rajeev Khandelwal's 'Juzz Baatt'".
  24. ^ "Bigg Boss 11's Arshi Khan looks drop-dead gorgeous in gothic avatar; see pics". India Today. 1 July 2018. Retrieved 3 July 2018.

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