Ayub Khan (actor)

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Ayub Khan
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Ayub Khan at the Colors Indian Telly Awards, 2012
Born (1969-02-23) 23 February 1969 (age 49)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Years active 1992–present
Known for Uttaran as Jogi Thakur
Spouse(s) Niharika Khan
Children 2
Parent(s) Nasir Khan
Begum Para
Relatives Dilip Kumar (uncle)
Saira Banu (aunt, by marriage to Dilip Kumar)

Ayub Khan (born 23 February 1969) is an Indian film and television actor, most known for the TV series, Uttaran (2008–2015). He is the son of actor Nasir Khan and Begum Para.[1] He is the nephew of actor Dilip Kumar, his father being Dilip Kumar's younger brother.

He became a household name after his portrayal of "Jogi Thakur" in the show Uttaran. He has acted in over 20 films since 1992 and in several television serials.

Personal life[edit]

He was born into the Hindko speaking Awan tribe to former 1950s actress Begum Para and actor Nasir Khan.[2]

Ayub Khan was married to Niharika Bhasin, known for films like Rock On!! (2008) and The Dirty Picture (2011). They met while in college. When Niharika left for the US for her studies, they married other people. After 11 years they divorced and married each other.[3][4]


Dosti zindabad (2017)

T.V. series[edit]


Year Awards Category Show
2010 Zee Gold Awards Best Supporting Actor Male Critics Uttaran
Apsara Awards Best Actor in a Drama Series
Indian Telly Awards Best Supporting Actor Male Popular
Indian Television Academy Awards Best Supporting Actor
2011 Apsara Awards Best Ensemble Cast
Zee Gold Awards Best Supporting Actor Male Popular


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