Reema Khan

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Reema Khan
ریما خان
Sameena Khan

(1971-10-27) 27 October 1971 (age 50)
  • Actress
  • Producer
  • Host
  • Director
Years active1985 - present
S. Tariq Shahab
(m. 2011)
ChildrenAli Shahab[2]
AwardsPride of Performance (2019)[3]

Reema Khan (Urdu: ریما خان), known mononymously as Reema, is a Pakistani television host and former stage dancer, Lollywood film actress, director and producer. Khan was one of the leading film actresses in Pakistan during 1990s.[4] She has appeared in more than 200 films since making her debut in 1990 and has been recognised by Pakistan and Indian film critics for her acting.[5] She received the Pride of Performance Award on 23 March 2019 for her contributions to Pakistani Cinema.[3]

Early life and career[edit]

Born as Sameena Khan[6] in Lahore on 27 October 1971.[7] In 1985 she appeared as a child actress in film Qismat and she was first spotted in 1990 by the Pakistani film director Javed Fazil and was offered the leading role in his film Bulandi.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Reema Khan married Pakistani-American cardiologist S. Tariq Shahab in November 2011. On 24 March 2015, Khan gave birth to her first child, a son.[8][2]


As an actress[edit]

As director and producer[edit]

Year Film Language Cast
2005 Koi Tujh Sa Kahan Urdu Moammar Rana, Reema Khan, Nadeem Baig, Veena Malik and Babrak Shah
2011 Love Mein Ghum Urdu Reema Khan, Jia Ali, Ali Saleem, Javed Sheikh, Afzal Khan, Nabeel Khan, Araida and Johnny Lever

Television series[edit]

Year Production Role Notes
2011 Tarang ("Hero Bannay Ki Tarang Sahi Jodi Ki Talaash") Herself ARY Digital
2012 Ye Ghar Aap Ka Hua Herself Geo TV Production[9]
2012 Raati Masha Tola Zeenat Opposite Imran Abbas Aired on PTV Home. Telefilm
2012 Yaad To Ayengey Herself Geo TV Production
2013 Reema ka America Herself A Abroad Media
2018 Croron Mein Khel Herself Gameshow

Awards and recognition[edit]

Year Award Category Result Title Ref.
1993 Nigar Award Best Actress Won Haathi Mere Saathi [10]
1998 Nigar Award Best Actress Won Nikah [10]
2000 Nigar Award Special Awards Won Mujhe Chand Chahiye [10]
2019 Pride of Performance Award by the President of Pakistan Won Herself [3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Indian cinema has no identity; they're simply copying Hollywood: Reema Khan". The Express Tribune. 27 March 2018.
  2. ^ a b c "Reema blessed with baby boy". The Express Tribune. 24 March 2015.
  3. ^ a b c Images Staff (24 March 2019). "8 artists including Mehwish Hayat and Babra Sharif receive civil awards on Pakistan Day". Images. Retrieved 27 July 2019.
  4. ^ tabloid!, Usman Ghafoor, Special to (29 January 2018). "Reema Khan poised for a comeback?". GulfNews. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  5. ^ ANI (8 June 2009). "Reema Khan is Pakistan's Aishwarya Rai". Hindustan Times. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 25 March 2011.
  6. ^ "Fact check: 20 famous celebrities and their real names". ARYNEWS. 21 August 2018. Retrieved 14 November 2018.
  7. ^ a b "ریما خان آج 45 ویں سالگرہ منائے گی". Daily Pakistan. 27 October 2016.
  8. ^ "Reema and Dr Tariq Shahab celebrate 8 years together | SAMAA". Samaa TV. Retrieved 5 December 2020.
  9. ^ "Pride of Pakistan: Reema Khan". Daily Times. 26 August 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2020.
  10. ^ a b c Swami Ji. "Pakistan's "Oscars"; The Nigar Awards (1957 - 2002)". The Hot Spot Film Reviews website. Archived from the original on 24 November 2017. Retrieved 23 January 2022.

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