Nadia Khan

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Nadia Khan
نادیہ خان
Born (1974-05-22) 22 May 1974 (age 41)[1]
Residence Islamabad, Pakistan
Nationality Pakistani
Occupation Actress, TV Presenter, Anchor
Years active 1992-present
Religion Islam

Nadia Khan (Urdu: نادیہ خان‎) (born 22 May 1974) is a Pakistani television actress, presenter and producer. She is best known for the Nadia Khan Show, a morning TV programme.



Khan made her acting debut in 1996 in the show titled Pal Do Pal which was written by Haseena Moin.[2] She received recognition with Bhandan (1997), for which she won PTV Best Actress Award. She later started anchoring morning shows.[citation needed]

In 2005, Khan made a come back to acting and appeared in the ARY Digital soap serial called Koi To Ho directed by Haseeb Hassan and written by Danish Javed.[citation needed]

In 2011, Lollywood director and producer Shoaib Mansoor, offered Khan work in his Film Bol. In 2012.


She made her television debut in 1993 in the show Daak Time (Mail Time) with Uncle Sargam on PTV.[3] Khan returned as an anchor on ARY Digital's morning show Breakfast with Nadia. The show went on air from Dubai in the year 2003.

On 13 November 2006, Khan moved to Geo TV to the new show called the Nadia Khan Show(Geo Mazay Say), which was a live chat and interview show. She interviewed a variety of Pakistani celebrities, artists, performers, religious leaders, athletes and politicians. There were also segments on Islam, health and beauty, and other topics for this.

The show was banned in 2010 by Dubai Govt on behalf of Court orders. Sources say that Nadia showed Pakistani Filmstar Noor Bukhari and her husband fight before Noor's interview. Her husband claimed in court that "It was our family matter". Therefore, the court gave out an order to ban her show in Dubai for six months.[4]

Khan has won the Masala Lifestyle Awards For Best TV Presenter 2008[5] and Masala Lifestyle Awards For Best TV Presenter 2009 out of 5 other candidates, from Zee Tv, Sony TV, Star Plus and ARY Digital.[6][not in citation given]

Khan resumed her anchoring career after a year in August 2011 with Eid Transmission on Dunya News.

On 31 March 2012, the Nadia Khan Show returned to Geo TV as a night-time talk show. Her shows are now consumer oriented.[7]


Television dramas[edit]

Year Drama Role Writer Director Broadcasting Network Additional Notes
1996 Pal do Pal Rameen Haseena Moin Mohsin Ali PTV Nadia Khan's Acting debut
1997 Bharam M.Izhar Bobby M.Izhar Bobby PTV PTV Classic Drama Award
1997 Mahrukh Mahrukh Aftab Ahmed Arshi Bhai PTV
1999 Bhandan Farry Bushra Rahman Tariq Mairaj PTV PTV Best Actress Award
1999 Des Pardes Sara Haseena Moin Ali Rizvi PTV Shot in Scotland
1998 Laag Safia Rauf Khalid Rauf Khalid PTV
2000 Manzilein Ghazal Seema Ghazal Fahim Burny PTV Shot in Dubai
2003 Main Aur Tum Radha Ali Imran Faisal Qurashi ARY Digital Episode Sitaara Plus
2005 Koi To Ho Yasmeen Danish Javed Haseeb Hassan ARY Digital Soap Serial, Shot in Dubai
2008 Yeh Zindagi Hai Nadia Khan Fizza Jaffri Kamran Akbar Khan Geo TV Special Guest appearance

Television shows[edit]

Show Type Starting year Year ended Broadcasting Network Additional Notes
Daak Time (Mail Time) with Uncle Sargam Children Choice 1993 1995 STN/NTM Nadia Khan's Television Debut
Breakfast with Nadia Morning show 2003 2006 ARY Digital
Nadia Khan Show (Geo Mazay Say) Morning show 2006 2010 Geo TV Masala TV Award For Best TV Presenter 2008[5] and Masala TV Award For Best TV Presenter 2009[8]
Eid with Nadia Khan Eid Special show 2011 Dunya News
The Nadia Khan Show (Geo Phir Mazay Say) Talk Show (Weekend Nights) 2012 Present Geo TV

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2007, Khan dubbed the "Oprah Winfrey" of Pakistan by Jang Group of Newspapers.[9]

PTV Awards[edit]


Masala Lifestyle Awards[edit]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Nadia Khan". Showbiz Profile. 1972-05-22. Retrieved 2015-11-12. 
  2. ^ "Pal do Pal". Retrieved 2012-10-22. 
  3. ^ "Child's play". Dawn. Retrieved 13 October 2011. 
  4. ^ "Nadia Khan Show Banned by Dubai Govt". Retrieved 2015-11-12. 
  5. ^ a b c "Masala Lifestyle Awards - The Winners". 2008-12-05. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  6. ^ "Masala Lifestyle Awards 2009". Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  7. ^ "Nadia Khan Show on 8th April 2012 guest Veena Malik ~ Nadia Khan Show". 2012-04-10. Retrieved 2012-10-16. 
  8. ^ [1][dead link]
  9. ^ "Nadia Khan Anchor Person/ Actress/ Producer Dunya TV / Geo News". Retrieved 2012-10-23. 
  10. ^ Name*. "Nadia Khan | Fashion47". Retrieved 2012-10-22.