Pakistani actor turned Bollywood heartthrob Fawad Khan has made history by becoming the First Pakistani actor to be nominated as ‘Best Bollywood Debut’ for his superlative performance in KHOOBSURAT opposite Sonam Kapoor at the Masala Awards 2014 in Dubai.
Touted by media as the unique blend of Bollywood’s mighty Khan trio Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan, Fawad is winning tremendous popularity in India thanks to his suave looks and understated style. Besides Bollywood Fawad has also become a darling of Indian TV buffs with his popularity in Zindagi’s popular TV dramas like ZINDAGI GULZAR HAI and HUMSAFAR.
Born in Lahore, Pakistan, Fawad Afzal Khan spent most of his childhood in Greece, Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom. At the age of 12, Fawad made his return to Lahore, where he completed his schooling and later obtained a degree in Computer Science. Speaking about his passion for acting Fawad says, “I have a penchant for acting since my school days and I always took parts in my school plays.”
He informs, “When I was just 13 years old I was approached by an advertising film maker to do an advt. film, initially my conservative family had objections but looking at my passion for arts they agreed. Thus my career in glamour world began with modeling.”
“I have the honor of walking on the ramp along with Pakistani model and actress, Mahira Khan at the India Bridal Fashion Week and the PFDC L’Oréal Paris Bridal Week Day.” he quips.
Fawad Khan’s popularity is soaring to dizzy height in Bollywood and if rumors are to believed than he is cast opposite Sonakshi Sinha in a film being made on the love story of great Hindi film lyricist Sahir Ludhianvi and legendary poetess Amrita Pritam
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