Mahira Khan: Relishing the Zenith of Success

Mahira Khan famous for her sophistication, innocent looks and a tremendous acting ability is currently experiencing an unprecedented fame in the world of entertainment.  Mahira was born to Mr. and Mrs. Hafeez Khan and as a young girl had always dreamed of becoming an actress. Mahira had a comfortable childhood living close to her extended family with a lot of cousins to play with. Her parents despite having set strict rules for her studies always welcomed Mahira’s friends at home. After completing her early education she travelled to the US to study chemical engineering but later opted for psychology considering engineering a difficult subject. Mahira during her stay in the United States had to work two jobs in order to support herself. However she later had to quit her studies as managing work with studies turned out to rather difficult for her.  Mahira got married to Ali Askari back in 2007 and they both are blessed with a son however unfortunately the marriage ended up in divorce.


Mariha’s career in the entertainment industry began as a VJ and after having a fair share of struggle she gradually began to experience success.  She was soon noticed for her acting skills as her TV serials were liked by the audiences one after another.  Her film career began with the critically acclaimed film BOL which turned out to be one of the highest grossing films in Pakistan.  Despite being already famous Mahira gained unprecedented popularity with her all times famous TV serial Humsafar.  The same serial was aired in India by ZEE TV channel Zindagi .  Mahira became a household name in India as soon as her famous TV serial Humsafar hit the Indian airwaves.  Some of her other notable television projects include Sadqay Tumhare ,Shehr-e-Zaat  her chat show TUC The Lighter Side of Life.





She has also been successful in the world of cinema as her acting skills were admired by both the critics and audiences in Ho Mann Jahaan,Manto and Bin Roye. Film Raees marked her debut in Bollywood however she had to discontinue in India owing to the ban on Pakistani actors and some personal controversies.  However, her short stay in Bollywood helped her in gaining international fame making her one of the most successful actresses of Pakistan.  Her recent film 7Din Mohabbat proves the fact that the actor is equally good in comic roles.

Here are some lesser known interesting facts about Mahira Khan

  • Despite having a successful career in films and modeling she manages to spend her free time with her son.
  • She admits having no interest in sports.
  • Her favorite place in the world is her home.
  • She likes listening to old Hindi songs, besides listening to English songs and the Coke Studio.
  • She takes great pleasure in having tea and coffee.

Mahira has the privileged to represent L’O real at Cannes film festival.  She has been named as the most beautiful woman in Pakistan owing to recent polls.  Malu Jatt 2 remains one of the most anticipated films of her career.  Mahira has been the recipient of several Lux Style Awards and is currently the brand ambassador for several international brands. Yolo e- mag wishes Mahira Khan true happiness and success.

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