Imam is an MBA holder from Amity International Business School. After completing his graduation, he worked in the private sector but later he quit his job and tried his luck in the entertainment industry.
From 2015 to 2016, he played Yuvraj Luthra, in Zee TV's Tashan-E-Ishq. For his performance, he was awarded with Best Actor in a Negative Role at Gold Awards. The show wrapped up in September 2016.
|2014–2015||Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan||Abhimanyu Thakkar||MTV India|
|2015–2016||Tashan-E-Ishq||Yuvraj "Yuvi" Luthra||Zee TV|
|2016–2017||Yeh Vaada Raha||Abeer Dharmadhikari|
|2017–2018||Naamkarann||Neil Khanna||Star Plus|
|2018||Laal Ishq||Arjun||Episodic Role||&TV|
|Ishqbaaaz||Mohit Malhotra||Cameo||Star Plus|
|2019||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9||Contestant||Colors TV|
|2019–present||Ek Bhram Sarvagun Sampanna||Kabir Mittal||Star Plus|
Awards and nominations
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|2016||Gold Awards||Best Actor In Negative Role (Critics)||Tashan-e-Ishq||Won|
|2017||Indian Television Academy Awards||Best Actor (Popular)||Naamkarann||Nominated|
|2019||Indian Telly Awards||Best Jodi (Popular)
(With Aditi Rathore)
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- "PICS: Zain Imam's new look in Tashan-E-Ishq". Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- "Gold Awards 2016: List of Winners". India Today. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- "'Tashan-E-Ishq' to end on September 16". Times of India. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- "Zain Imam finalized to play lead in Zee TV's Yeh Vaada Raha". Tellychakkar. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- "Zain Imam and Mahhi Vij roped in for &TV's Laal Ishq". IWMBuzz. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
- "Zain Imam's entry confirmed in 'Ishqbaaaz'". BizAsia. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
- "Zain Imam on his preparation for Khatron Ke Khiladi: I am working a lot on my strength". The Indian Express. Retrieved 30 August 2018.
- "EXCLUSIVE: Zain Imam on his character in Ek Bhram Sarvagun Sampanna, being secure as an actor & web series". Pinkvilla.
- "Meet television's most desirable dudes". The Times of India.