Monday, February 21, 2011

Jiah Khan biodata

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Name                                Jiah Khan
Birth Name                     Nafisa
Sex                                     Female
Birthdate                         February 20, 1984
Birth place                      New York, USA
Profession                       Actress
Acting Education          Lee Strasberg, New York
Academic Education   Lee Strasberg’s Institute, New York
Trained in                        Opera
Hobbies                            Playing Music (Piano), Dancing (salsa, lambada, samba and Kathak)
Father                               Ali Rizvi Khan
Mother                              Rabiya (Actress)
Years active                   2007-present
Claim to Fame               Jia in Nishabd
Debut Film                      Nishabd
Language                         Hindi-English

Jiah Khan Biography
Jiah Khan’s long tresses and sultry goddess image made her a natural choice for the Lolita-ish character in Nishabd.

Basics on Jiah
Jiah Khan was born on 20th February 1988 in New York, United States of America and grew up in Chelsea, London. Her father is Ali Rizvi Khan. There were rumours that she was Tahir Hussain’s daughter and related to Aamir Khan. Her mother is Rabiya Amin, who is from Agra and had worked as an actress in the eighties and has acted in Tahir Hussain’s Dulha Bikta Hai.

She was known as Nafisa Ali. After watching Angelina Jolie’s Gia, she decided to change her name to Jiah Khan.

Jiah did her A levels in Film Studies and Literature in London. She joined the Lee Strasberg Academy of Dramatic Arts, New York but discontinued on receiving a movie offer. Besides acting, she’s a dancer and has trained in Salsa, Samba, Kathak and Lambada. She plays the piano and is trained in opera too.

Jiah is rumoured to be dating Aditya Bhuvania.

Jiah Khan’s Movies
Jiah Khan’s debut was in a risqué role in Ram Gopal Verma’s Nishabd (2007) with none other than Amitabh Bacchan about a eighteen year old girl falling in love with her friend’s father. Though the movie received mixed reviews, her performance was considered more than satisfactory.

Her next role was as Sunita, a medical student, in Ghajini with Aamir Khan and Asin that became a huge hit and also the highest grosser the film industry has seen so far.

In 2009, she will be seen in Housefull with Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone and Ritiesh Deshmukh and as a dance instructor in Ken Ghosh’s Yahoo with Shahid Kapoor.

Favorite Things
I love                                              :   honesty, intregrity and to be admired
I hate                                              :   double standards and hyprocrisy
I am superstitious about        :   names and numbers
My strength                                 :  my family and my overwhelming confidence
My sex-appeal                            :   my sense of humor
My biggest assests                     :   my sense of humor and my ability to laugh at myself
My passion                                   :   to suceed in every aspect of life
What touches me most in life :   simplicity and honesty in life

Jiah Khan Filmography
Housefull (2009)
Ghajini (2008) – Sunita
Nishabd (2007) – Jiah

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