Ayub Khan (actor)

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Ayub Khan
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Ayub Khan at the Colors Indian Telly Awards, 2012
Born (1965-02-23) 23 February 1965 (age 53)
Years active1992–present
Known forUttaran as Jogi Thakur
Spouse(s)Niharika Khan
Parent(s)Nasir Khan
Begum Para
RelativesDilip Kumar (uncle)
Saira Banu (aunt, by marriage to Dilip Kumar)

Ayub Khan (born 23 February 1965) 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


  1. ^ "Ayub Khan". IMDb.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 April 2012. Retrieved 22 January 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Destiny's couple". shaaditimes.
  4. ^ "Ayub has always been my first love: wife Niharika Khan". DNA. 15 March 2010.
  5. ^ "Saab ji - Doordarshan National on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-07-31.
  6. ^ "सिद्धार्थ नागर की सार्थक चित्रम की 'साबजी' दूरदर्शन पर प्रसारण". Glamras.com. 2016-06-19. Retrieved 2016-07-31.

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