Name: Gauhar Khan (Gauahar Khan)
Birthdate: 23rd August, 1981
Biography: Gauhar Khan, the Indian actress cum model was born on the 23rd of August in the year 1981. She has modelled for Ritu Kumar, Neeta Lulla, Manish Malhotra and Payal Jain. Apart from modelling Gauhar has also done some television advertisements such as Tanishq jewellery, Opel Car, Bajaj Auto and Ford Ikon. She had also played the host in the film gossip television show called Page 3, aired on Zoom TV. In the year 2012, Gauhar Khan took part in ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa’, the celebrity dance show where she was partnered with Gurmeet Chaudhary and both of them went on to become the show’s 1st runner up. She came fourth in the 2002 Femina Miss India contest. And the very same year, Gauhar had also represented India in Miss International contest. She began her career by appearing in some music videos. She along with Nigaar Khan, her sister, had appeared on a television show called ‘The Khan Sisters’ which dealt with their life.
She started acting with ‘Miss India: The Mystery’, a 2003 film which depicted the live of a troubled model. In the year 2011, Gauhar had done two item numbers, one in the song “Naa Pere Kanchan Mala” from the Telugu movie, ‘Shankar Dada M.B.B.S’ and also “Nasha” in Madhur Bhandarkar’s ‘Aan: Men at Work’. In 2009, she had appeared in Shimit Amin’s ‘Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year’ starring Ranbir Kapoor, Gauhar Khan, Prem Chopra, Manish Choudhary and Shazahn Padamsee. The lead actor Ranbir was awarded the 2010 Filmfare Best Actor Critics Award for his performance in the film. The year 2010 saw her appearing in another item song called “Parda Parda” from Milan Luthria’s ‘Once Upon a Time In Mumbai’. She played the rebellious character of Samara Shroff in Abhinay Deo’s action thriller flick titled ‘Game’ starring Shahana Goswami, Anupam Kher, Boman Irani, Jimmy Shergill, Sarah-Jane Dias, Kangna Ranaut and Abhishek Bachchan.
In the year 2012 Gauhar Khan appeared in the romantic drama ‘Ishaqzaade’ starring Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra in the lead roles. This film was directed by Habib Faisal and Gauhar donned the role of Chand Bibi, a kind hearted courtesan. She had even done two item dances in this very film- “Chokra Jawaan” and “Jhalla Walla”. She received a lot of appreciation for her performance in the film.
Presently she is the contestant at Bigg Boss Season 7, the television reality show aired on Colors Indian television channel.