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 48)
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Years active 1992–present
Known for Uttaran as Jogi Thakur
Spouse(s) Niharika Khan
Children Tahura / Zohra
Parent(s) Nasir Khan
Begum Para
Relatives Dilip Kumar (Uncle)
Saira Banu (Aunt)

Ayub Khan (born 23 February 1969) is an Indian film and television actor, most known for TV series, Uttaran (2008–2015) . He is the son of actor Nasir Khan and Begum Para.[1] His father was the brother of actor Dilip Kumar. His mother was the maternal aunt of Amrita Singh's mother Rukhsana Sultana.

He has acted in over 20 films since 1992 and in several television serials.

Personal life[edit]

Born into the Hindko speaking Awan tribe to former 1950s actress Begum Para and actor Nasir Khan. His mother's sister Zarina is the mother of Rukhsana Sultana, mother of actress Amrita Singh.[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 to the US for her studies, they married other people. After 11 years they divorced and married each other.[3][4]


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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