4th August marks the birthday of an actor who is also a
director and a National Award Winner producer. Yes, we're talking about
none other than Arbaaz Khan
who celebrates his 47th birthday today!
in 1967 to well known screenwriter, Salim Khan and Sushila Charak,
Khan is a Muslim from his father's side and Maharashtrian Hindu from
his mother's side. He has an elder brother, actor Salman Khan
younger brother, actor-producer Sohail Khan
, and two sisters, Alvira Khan Agnihotri
and Arpita Khan, who was adopted. He studied at The Scindia
School in Gwalior for a few years and then completed his schooling at
St. Stanislaus in Bandra, Mumbai. He is currently married to VJ, model and actress Malaika Arora
Khan and the couple have a son named Arhaan, born in 2004.
debuted in Bollywood as an actor with Daraar
in 1996, which lead him to receive the Filmfare Best
Villain Award for his portrayal of a psychotic wife-beater. Though
not a very successful actor in his solo films, Khan's performance in
movies such as Maa Tujhe Salaam
(2002), Qayamat: City Under
(2003), Garv: Pride and Honour
(2006), Shootout at Lokhandwala
(2008) and Kisaan
(2009) were all applauded by the audience and
2010, Khan ventured into production with the all-time blockbuster hit Dabangg
under Arbaaz Khan
Productions. The film starred Salman
Khan and Sonakshi Sinha in lead roles along with himself, Vinod
Khanna, Dimple Kapadia
, Mahie Gill and Sonu Sood
. With its promising
cast, stylish action and chart topping music, the film went on to break all
records within a week and received mostly positive reviews from
critics. Khan went on to win a National Award for the Best Popular Film
Providing Wholesome Entertainment, a Filmfare Award, an IIFA Award, a
Zee Cine Award, two Stardust Awards, and an Apsara Film &
Television Producers Guild Award. After his successful stint as
producer, Khan made his directional debut with Dabangg 2
2012. Although it received mixed reviews from the critics, the film
was declared a blockbuster within a week of its release.
The super successful star is currently working on his next production venture, Dolly Ki Doli
starring Sonam Kapoor
, Rajkummar Rao and Pulkit Sharma in lead roles. The project is set to release 6th
celebrate Khan's birthday with fun, below is a mini-playlist of some
of his memorable songs:
"Dholna" - Pyar Ke Geet
- Garv: Pride and Honour
"Dus" - Dus Kahaniyaan
"Karle Baby Dance Wance" - Hello
Badnaam Hui" - Dabangg
Se" - Dabangg 2
wishing Arbaaz Khan a very happy birthday from BollyCurry. We hope
and pray for the best for his future endeavours; may he continue
to face success in whatever he does.
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