Mahira Khan – Bio, Wiki, Career, Height, Age, Social Media Accounts, Net Worth, Family, Hobbies, Interesting facts, Controversies, And, More

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Mahira Khan is the top-rated and one of the most successful Pakistani actresses. She started her career as a Video Jockey (VJ) in 2006 and rose to stardom with Momina Duraid’s super hit television serial “Humsafar”, starring alongside Fawad Khan. Mahira received numerous tributes during her acting career. She is super talented and gorgeous. Among all the Pakistani actresses, she is the only Pakistani star to work with the king of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan in the “Raees” movie. Before entering showbiz, she worked as a cashier at a Rite Aid store in Los Angeles, U.S. during her studies.

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Mahira is a famous Pakistani actress, model, and host. She has worked on Lollywood films and television shows. She was born on Friday,21 December 1984 in Karachi, Pakistan. Mahira is well-known for playing the role of Khirad Hussain in the romantic drama Humsafar, for which she received numerous awards including, the Lux Style Award for Satellite Best TV Actress and the Hum Award for Best Onscreen Couple with Fawad Khan.



Mahira has a stunning personality and charming looks. She has accounts on different social media platforms and has millions of fan followers. Mahira is among the top-rated on social media. She remains active on social media and updates new pictures and events with her fans on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Instagram 10.3M Followers 
Facebook 5.3M Followers 
Twitter 3M Followers 
TikTok270.9k Followers 
WebsiteM by Mahira
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Mahira is super-talented and has a beautiful body figure. She has played the leading roles in many Pakistani superhit films and dramas. Khan made her big-screen debut with Atif Aslam in Bol (2011) as a top star for which she received a Lux Style Award for Best Film Actress nomination. She is also a producer and debuted as a producer with the sports web series Baarwan Khiladi (2022).

People want to know more about her. Here are some quick Wiki features like age, date of birth, zodiac sign, family, nickname, and much more.

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Full NameMahira Hafeez Khan
Nick NameMazdoor Khan
Date of Birth21 December 1984
Zodiac SignSagittarius 
Age38 years old
Birthplace Karachi, Pakistan 
Home town Karachi, Pakistan 
Current Residence Karachi, Pakistan 
Religion Islam
Education Dropped out from the University of Southern, California 
Net Worth $6 Million 
Weight 55 kg
Height5 feet, 7 inches
Eye ColorBrown
Hair Color Brown
Body TypeSlim 
Body Measurement 34-26-34
Bust size34B
Shoe Size8.5(US)
Dress Size6(US)
Marital StatusDivorced
Ex-Husband Ali Askari
Children Son (Azlaan)
Listening to old music


Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius like Tamanna Bhatia and Baby Ariel. Sagittarius people have a compassionate personality and they are smart, loyal, unique, and assertive. The most prominent feature of Sagittarius is independence as well as their emotional intelligence which helps them to connect with others.

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Mahira was born in Karachi, Pakistan. Her father, Hafeez Khan, was born in Delhi, British India, and migrated to Pakistan, after the partition of the subcontinent.

She completed her A-levels from Foundation Public School, Karachi. Then at the age of 17, she moved to California for her higher education, where she attended a college titled Santa Monica College and then enrolled herself at the University of Southern California to complete her Bachelor’s Degree. Unfortunately, she didn’t complete her undergraduate degree. In 2008 she returned to Pakistan. 

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Mahira belongs to an Urdu-speaking Muhajir family of Pashtun ancestry. Her father’s name is Hafeez Khan who is a business consultant and her mother, Nigar Khan, is a homemaker.  Her father was born in Delhi but after the partition of India, he migrated to Pakistan. She has a brother named Hassaan Khan and two sisters.

Mahira khan family

FatherHafeez Khan
MotherNigar Khan
Brother Hassan Khan


She completed her A-levels from Foundation Public School, Karachi. Then at the age of 17, she moved to California for her higher education, where she attended a college named Santa Monica College and then enrolled herself at the University of Southern California to complete her Bachelor’s Degree. Unfortunately, she didn’t complete her undergraduate degree.

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In 2006, she started up her career as a VJ by hosting the three-day-a-week live show “Most Wanted ” on MTV Pakistan. After that, in 2008, she served as the host of AAG TV’s reality program “Weekends with Mahira,” where she played music videos, spoke with famous guests, and accepted viewer calls. Mahira made her film debut in 2011’s “Bol,” which was directed by Shoaib Mansoor and featured her in a supporting role.

She then acted in a Pakistani super hit drama “Humsafar“, directed by Sarmad Khoosad. She played a leading role in another drama of Sarmad Khoosad, Shehr-e-Zaat. In 2013, she also hosted a talk show named “TUC The Lighter Side of Life”.

In 2014, she played a role in the Hum TV drama, “Sadqay Tumhare“, directed by Mohammad Ehtesham Uddin. She also worked as a co-star with Humayun Saeed in “Bin Roye“. There is a long list of her films and dramas. She has earned numerous awards for her acting and performance.

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Mahira’s net worth is $6 Million. She is among the rich actresses of showbiz.

Mahira khan net worth


Along with her acting career, she also earns through brand Endorsements from popular brands like Lux, Sunsilk, Veet, Loreal Paris, and many more. She is among the highest-paid actresses in Pakistan and she also owns a clothing brand ” M by Mahira” as well.

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Starting from a supporting role to a leading role journey, Mahira has made her career with her superb acting skills. She made her television debut in 2011 with the drama Neeyat, in which she performed the role of Aalia. She became famous when she played the role of Khirad in the drama Humsafar alongside Fawad Khan.

In 2013, she acted in Shehr e Zaat as Falak. For her acting in Shehr e Zaat, she received the Best Actress award from the Pakistan Media Awards and Hum Awards. In 2014, she starred in the drama serial “Sadqay Tumhare“, directed by Mohammad Ehtesham Uddin. In that drama, she played the role of Shano.

Mahira khan dramas

Here is a list of all the serials which she has played.

Title Year
Shehr e Zaat2012
Sadqay Tumhare2014
Bin Roye2016
Main Manto2017
Hum Kahan Ke Sachay Thay2021


She has embossed screens of both cinema and television with her talent so in 2011, she made her first debut with the film “Bol” by playing the role of Ayesha Khan, starring Aatif Aslam. In 2015, she played the role of Saba Shafiq in her next film “Bin Roye” alongside Humayun Saeed.

Her performance in that film was praised a lot and she earned four awards for Best Actress from different award functions. She played a supporting role in the movie “Manto “ and she also showed her acting skills in the film “Ho Mann Jahaan” in 2016, by playing the leading role of Manizeh.

In 2017, she made her debut with the film “Raees”, along with the king of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan. Mahira also performed the role of rape victim, Sara in “Verna” and also played a leading role as Noor in the film “Superstar” in 2019. She performed fabulously in the super hit film ” The Legend of Maula Jatt”.

Mahira khan films

Title Year
Bin Roye2011
Ho Mann Jahaan2016
Actor In Law2016
7 Din Mohabbat In2018
Parey Hut love2019
Aik Hai Nigar2021
Quaid-e-Azam Zindabad2022
The Legend of Maula Jatt2022
Baarwan Khiladi2022
Prince Charming2021


Mahira achieved numerous awards for her performances. She has brilliant acting skills. The awards list is as follows:

Mahira khan awards

Title Year
Humsafar (Satellite Best TV Actress)2013
Shehr-e-Zaat (Best Actress, Drama)2013
Best On-Screen Couple with Fawad Khan2013
Sadqay Tumhare (Best TV Actress Popular and On-Screen Couple)2015
Bin Roye (Best Actress)2016
Vogue Beauty Face Award 2016
Ho Mann Jahaan (Best Actress, film)2017
Verna (Best Actress, film)2018
Contribution to Film and Activism Award2018
Hum Style Awards (Style Icon of the Year)2018
Award For Recognition in the Film Industry at DIAFA.2019
Prince Charming (Best Actress) Indus Vally International Film Festival2022


Apart from acting, Mahira has been featured in various commercial advertisements for multiple brands like Oppo, Slice, Coca-Cola, Lux, Veet, Loreal Paris, Lays, Nescafe, and many more. 

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Mahira has worked in various fields like Bollywood, Lollywood, modeling, hosting, and advertising. Now she has launched her clothing brand titled “M by Mahira“.

Mahira khan clothing brand


A lovely wedding with close friends and family members in attendance saw Mahira wed businessman and her longtime companion Salim Karim on October 1, 2023, in Bhurban Murree, Pakistan. This was an outdoor ceremony. The actor posted new images and a video from the celebrations to Instagram with the hashtags “My Shehzada, Salim” and “Bismillah.” The clips show Mahira, who is wearing a stunning silver-white lehenga, enjoying a special moment with Salim and her son, Azlan, who is escorting her down the aisle. View all the highlights from Mahira’s wedding by scrolling through.

Mahira Khan marital status

Azlan, the son of Mahira and her ex-husband Ali Askari escorted his mother down the aisle while holding her hand. Azlan clutching her hand and the mother-son pair grinning in a few special moments that Mahira shared.



Mahira Khan expressed the significant importance of family, friends, and tradition in her wedding celebrations by posting images from her Dua ceremony and Mayoun on Instagram.

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She started off by describing her mother’s desire for the wedding, to begin with a prayer and lauding her mother’s enthusiastic participation despite being in a wheelchair.

Mahira Khan's mother's Dua


Mahira has added additional images from her pre-wedding celebrations. On Thursday, Mahira shared a number of images from her Mehendi ceremony on Instagram. Mahira shared the images on social media, writing,

“My Khadija made this sari for me”. 

Designer Khadija Shah creates clothing. Actress Maya Ali responded to the post by writing, “Mashallah Mashallah”.

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Khan has now provided fans with a sneak preview of her Qawali Night event, which featured the great vocalist, Abida Parveen. Khan posted a stunning video from the occasion that perfectly captured the enchanted ambiance of the Qawali Night.

Several well-known members of the entertainment community, including Sarmad Khoosat, Azaan Sami Khan, Nina Kashif, Nabeel Qureshi, and Fawad Khan, attended the event. Khan wore a gorgeous sea-green and dull gold encrusted dress for the Qawali Night, exuding elegance as she and her husband, Salim Karim, took in the Qawali performance. The duo could be spotted bopping along to the tunes and getting lost in the sultry melody.


  • Mahira and Fawad Khan are together for the Sfkbridal’s latest couture collectionPhir Milenge“. The elegance of this collection intends to capture the essence of new designs.
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Mahira has shared some of her favorite things. Let’s have a look at her favorites:

Mahira khan favorites

Favorite FoodAny gravy with rice
Favorite DancersMadhuri Dixit
Mehwish Hayat
Favorite ActorsHrithik Roshan
Johnny Depp
Shahrukh Khan
Ranbir Kapoor
Favorite Actresses Madhuri Dixit
Bushra Ansari
Sameen Peerzada
Favorite Color White
Favorite PoetSahir Ludhianvi
Favorite SportsmanImran Khan


  • There are rumors about Mahira that she is in a relationship with Salim Karim, CEO of Simpaisa. It is said that they are secretly engaged.
  • In 2018, there were rumors that Ranbir Kapoor was dating Mahira and their photo went viral in which they both were sitting in New York Street and both were smoking. Mahira was criticized for wearing a backless dress in that photo. 
  • In a talk show with Anwar Maqsood, Mahira shared her admiration for Shahrukh Khan and wished to reunite with him. For this statement, Pakistani Senator Dr.Afnan Ullah Khan lashed out at Mahira.
  • She posted a Halloween picture with a fake Shiv Sainik in 2015, for which she had to apologize later.
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  • Her nicknames are Mazdoor Khan, Mahiru, and Gangu.
  • She worked as a Brand Ambassador for the British Asian Trust to support their work.
  • She was pointed out as a brand ambassador of Peshawar Zalmi.
  • Mahira is known as the highest-paid actress in Pakistan.
  • She has been featured on the cover of famous magazines like Hello, Vogue Beauty, and Gracia.
  • She is known as the first Pakistani actress to debut in Cannes Red Carpet in 2018.
  • She worked as a National Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Refugee Agency in 2019.
Mahira khan interesting facts

Does Mahira Khan have a child?

Mahira got married to Ali Askari in 2007. The couple had a child named Azlaan. They got divorced in 2015.

What are the nick names of Mahira khan?

Mahira has many nicknames like Mazdoor Khan, Mahiru, and Gangu.

How many awards has Mahira Khan won?

Mahira has worked on Lollywood films and television serials. She is the recipient of several awards including three Lux Style Awards and five Hum Awards.

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