Nadia Khan

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Nadia Khan
نادیہ خان
Nadia Aslam Khan

22 May 1979 (1979-05-22) (age 40)
ResidenceIslamabad, Pakistan
Occupationactress, TV presenter, anchor, Vlogger, influencer
Years active1996–present

Nadia Khan (born 22 May 1979) is a Pakistani television actress, presenter and Producer. She is best known for hosting The Nadia Khan Show, a morning TV programme, and for OutStyle, her YouTube channel.[1][2] Currently, she is playing a role of Aima in Kam Zarf (2019) and Dolly in Dolly Darling (2019).[3]

Early life[edit]

Nadia Khan was born in Quetta, Balochistan, to an ethnic Pathan family which moved to Rawalpindi, Punjab while she was young. Khan began her career in Rawalpindi, Punjab.[4][5]



Khan made her acting debut in 1996 on the show titled Pal Do Pal which was written by Haseena Moin.[6] She received recognition for Bandhan (1997), for which she won PTV Best Actress Award In the same year, a drama serial was released from the private sector, Bharam, written and directed by M. Izhar Bobby, in which Khan played a leading role with young Yasir Nawaz. She later started anchoring morning shows.[7]

In 2005, Khan made a comeback 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 a role in his film Bol.


Khan made her television debut in 1993 in the show Daak Time (Mail Time) with Uncle Sargam on PTV.[8] She returned as an anchor on ARY Digital's morning show Breakfast with Nadia. The show went on air from Dubai in 2003. On 13 November 2006, Khan moved to Geo TV to a new live chat and interview show called the Nadia Khan Show (Geo Mazay Say). 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. The show was banned in 2010 by the Dubai government on behalf of court orders. Sources say that Khan showed Pakistani filmstar Noor Bukhari and her husband fight before Bukhari's interview. Her husband claimed in court that "It was our family matter". Therefore, the court gave out an order to ban Khan's show in Dubai for six months.[9]

Khan won the Masala Lifestyle Awards For Best TV Presenter 2008 and Masala Lifestyle Awards For Best TV Presenter 2009, out of five candidates, from Zee Tv, Sony TV, Star Plus and ARY Digital.[10] 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.[11] She resumed anchoring with a brief year-long run from 2015 to 2016 of her morning show (Nadia Khan Show) on Geo TV.[12] She hosts Croron Mein Khel, a game show, on BOL Entertainment.

On 19 January 2018 she became the First Pakistani beauty, fashion and lifestyle YouTube influencer to reach 100,000 subscribers on her official YouTube channel, Outstyle.[13][14]



Year Drama Role Writer Director Broadcasting network Notes
1995 Baandhan Farry Bushra Rahman Tariq Mairaj PTV PTV Best Actress Award
1996 Pal do Pal Rameen Haseena Moin Mohsin PTV
1997 Bharam M.Izhar Bobby M.Izhar Bobby PTV PTV Classic Drama Award
1997 Mahrukh Mahrukh Aftab Ahmed Arshi Bhai PTV
1999 Des Pardes Sara Haseena Moin Ali Rizvi PTV
1998 Laag Safia Rauf Khalid Rauf Khalid PTV
2000 Manzilein Ghazal Seema Ghazal Fahim Burny PTV
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 series
2008 Yeh Zindagi Hai Herself Fizza Jaffri Kamran Akbar Khan Geo TV Guest appearance
2017 Aisi Hai Tanhai Kinza Mohsin Ali Badar Mehmood ARY Digital [15]
2018 Zun Mureed Amna Mufti Syed Ahmed Kamran Hum TV [16]
2018 Kaisi Aurat Hoon Main Maham Saima Akram Chudhery Fahim Burney Hum TV [17]
2018 Khana Khud Garam Karo Jamila Kashif Saleem Kashif Saleem ARY Digital Telefilm[18]
2019–present Kam Zarf Aima Seema Munaf Zeeshan Ahmed Geo Entertainment [19]
2019 Dolly Darling Dolly Dr. Muhammad Younis Butt Muhammad Iftikhar Iffi Geo Entertainment Ramazan special comedy drama

Talk shows[edit]

Year Show Type Broadcasting network Notes
1993–1995 Daak Time (Mail Time) with Uncle Sargam Children Choice STN/NTM Khan's hosting debut
2003–2006 Breakfast with Nadia Morning show ARY Digital
2006–2010 Nadia Khan Show Morning show Geo TV Masala TV Award For Best TV Presenter 2008[10] and Masala TV Award For Best TV Presenter 2009[20]
2011 Eid with Nadia Khan Eid special show Dunya News
2012–2013 The Nadia Khan Show (season 2) Talk show (weekend nights) Geo Entertainment
2015 Nadia Khan Show (season 3) Morning show Geo Entertainment
2018–present Croron Mein Khel Game Show BOL Entertainment

Awards and recognition[edit]

In 2007, Khan was dubbed the "Oprah Winfrey" of Pakistan by Jang Group of Newspapers.[21]

PTV Awards[edit]


Masala Lifestyle Awards[edit]



  1. ^ "We must teach young girls to aspire beyond marriage: Nadia Khan | The Express Tribune". The Express Tribune. 11 March 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  2. ^ "'Baat Cheet' with Fahim Burney, Nadia Khan". The Nation. 1 October 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  3. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (8 December 2018). "Nadia Khan's new TV project is a game show where you can win diamonds or a Mercedes". Images. Retrieved 8 January 2019.
  4. ^ Nadia Khan Biography. Retrieved on 2017-11-17.
  5. ^ Nadia Khan – The Express Tribune Blog. Retrieved on 2017-11-17.
  6. ^ "Pal do Pal". Retrieved 22 October 2012.
  7. ^ "Nadia Khan Trashed Pakistani Morning Shows And LOL Hypocrisy Ki Hadd Hoti Hai". MangoBaaz. 15 October 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  8. ^ "Child's play". Dawn. Retrieved 13 October 2011.
  9. ^ "Nadia Khan Show Banned by Dubai Govt". Retrieved 12 November 2015.
  10. ^ a b c "Masala Lifestyle Awards – The Winners". 5 December 2008. Archived from the original on 14 August 2011. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  11. ^ "Nadia Khan Show on 8th April 2012 guest Veena Malik ~ Nadia Khan Show". 10 April 2012. Archived from the original on 14 December 2012. Retrieved 16 October 2012.
  12. ^ "Nadia Khan's next treat for fans is her Eid show". The Nation. 12 June 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Nadia khan's Outstyle Youtube channel reached 100,000 subscribers ~".
  14. ^ "After doing three tragic dramas, Nadia Khan wears a fresh and lively look!". The Nation. 13 May 2018. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  15. ^ "Nadia Khan returns with 'Aisi Hai Tanhai'". Gulf News. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  16. ^ "Nadia Khan cast is new serial 'Zann Mureed'". Gulf News. Retrieved 9 September 2018.
  17. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (8 December 2017). "Nadia Khan is leaving her morning show persona far behind with this new TV serial". Images. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  18. ^ Haq, Irfan Ul (8 June 2018). "A telefim called Apna Khana Khud Garam Karo is releasing on Eid". Images. Retrieved 2 November 2018.
  19. ^ "My character in 'Kam Zarf' is negative yet pitiable: Nadia Khan". Daily Times. 8 January 2019. Retrieved 18 January 2019.
  20. ^ Masala Lifestyle Awards 2009 .
  21. ^ "Nadia Khan Anchor Person/ Actress/ Producer Dunya TV / Geo News". Retrieved 23 October 2012.
  22. ^ "Nadia Khan | Fashion47". Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 22 October 2012.

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