Ahsan Khan – Wikipedia

Pakistani actor, producer, host and performer (born 1975)

Ahsan Khan

Pakistani celebrity Ahsan Raza Khan (cropped).jpg

Ahsan Khan on the sets of Hayya Allal Falah, in 2011

Born (1981-10-09) 9 October 1981 (age 40)[1]
Nationality Pakistani, British
Years active 1998–present
Spouse(s) Fatima[3]

Ahsan Khan (Urdu: احسن خان; born 1981) is a Pakistani actor. He began acting in 1998. He appeared in the films Nikah, Billi, Ghar Kab Aao Gay, Sultanat, Ishq Khuda, Dil Mera Dhadkan Teri and later moved on to television. He hosted a quiz show Hayya Allal Falah on Hum TV in 2011, during Ramadan.[4] Ahsan Khan is also hosting 2020’s Ramadan transmission which is airing on PTV Home named Ramazan Pakistan.

Early life[edit]

He was born in London on 9 October 1981, into a family of five siblings; an elder brother, two elder sisters and a twin brother, who is an author and poet ( Yasir Khan ) from London. He’s the only one to have gone into acting, and when his family shifted back to Lahore, he earned a master’s degree in English literature at Government College University. According to Khan, his father is half-Pashtun and his mother is Punjabi.[5]

Khan began acting when he appeared, at the age of 17, in the 1998 film Nikah and the very same year did Hans Ki Chaal for PTV. Ahsan later appeared in the films Ghar Kab Aao Gay (2000) and Billi. Then he shifted to television appearing in many television dramas throughout the 2000s and 2010s. He hosted a quiz show Hayya Allal Falah on Hum TV in 2011, during Ramadan.[6][2] He received acclaim for his role in the 2016 drama Udaari.[7]

Since 2016, he has also turned to production,[8] with the socially relevant series Dukh Sukh, being “tired of the same old ‘saas bahu’ dramas”,[9] and as of 2018, has produced more than twenty works for television.[10]

In 2017, he starred in the romantic-comedy film Chupan Chupai opposite Neelam Muneer. The film was a commercial success.[11] His performance in the film earned him a nomination for Lux Style Award for Best Film Actor.[12]

Khan was appointed as a CLF Goodwill Ambassador by the Children’s Literature Festival on 30 July 2019.[13]

In 2019, he played a pivotal role in acclaimed television series Alif.[14][15] That same year, he played the eponymous character in comedy series Shahrukh Ki Saliyan, opposite Ramsha Khan.[16][17]

In 2020, he starred opposite Ushna Shah in romantic television series Bandhay Aik Dor Say.[18][19]




Reality shows[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2013 Madventures Host ARY Digital
2015–2016 Asia’s Singing Superstar Host co-host Shweta Pandit
2017 Knorr Noodles Boriyat Busters Host Children’s Game Show[29]
2019–2020 Bol Nights with Ahsan Khan Host
2021–2022 time out with ahsan khan Host Talkshow[30]

Music video[edit]

Year Title Artist Notes Singer
2020 “Ye Watan Tumhara Hai” Various [31]
2020 “Kab Aaoge” Ahsan khan & Maheen Raheel [32]

Awards and nominations[edit]


  1. ^ “5 MUST KNOW FACTS ABOUT AHSAN KHAN ON HIS BIRTHDAY”. ARY Digital. 9 October 2017. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  2. ^ a b Piyali Dasgupta (10 September 2014). “Ahsan Khan: It would be a dream for me to work with Indian artists”. The Times of India. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  3. ^ “Ahsan Khan and Fatima Ahsan are turning into interior designers for their latest venture”. Images by Dawn (newspaper). 23 October 2020. Retrieved 8 October 2021.
  4. ^ “جیو کے ڈرامے’شاہ رخ کی سالیاں’ میں احسن خان کا نیا روپ”. Daily Jang. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
  5. ^ “Ahsan Khan’s interview with The Current Life”. The Current Life. 24 November 2019. Archived from the original on 21 December 2021. Retrieved 8 October 2020.
  6. ^ “Ahsan Khan To Host Hayya Allal Falah on Hum TV”. awamiweb.com. Retrieved 11 August 2012.
  7. ^ “Ahsan Khan’s Udaari Role: We talk to the actor himself about his evil side”. 27 June 2016.
  8. ^ Faizan Javed (16 September 2016), “Exploring Ahsan Khan’s journey to stardom”, The Nation. Retrieved 10 October 2018
  9. ^ Irfan ul Haq (20 October 2016), “With new series Dukh Sukh, Ahsan Khan hopes to recreate some PTV magic”, Dawn News. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  10. ^ Madeeha Syed (7 January 2018), “THE ICON INTERVIEW: REBIRTH OF AN ACTOR”, Dawn News. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  11. ^ ‘Chupan Chupai’ surpasses with 7 crore target in 25 days”. The News International. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  12. ^ “Who won big at Lux Style Awards 2018?”. Images. 21 February 2018. Retrieved 11 March 2020.
  13. ^ Daur, Naya (30 July 2019). “Children’s Literature Festival Appoints Fourteen Goodwill Ambassadors”. Naya Daur. Retrieved 27 February 2021.
  14. ^ ‘Alif’: Sajal Ali admires Ahsan Khan’s outstanding acting”. The News International. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  15. ^ “Alif’s viewership soars to all-time high”. The News International. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  16. ^ “Ramsha signs new project alongside Ahsan Khan”. The Nation. 15 March 2019. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  17. ^ “Here are the biggest hits of 7th Sky Entertainment in 2019”. Something Haute. 13 February 2020. Retrieved 15 February 2020.
  18. ^ “Ahsan Khan, Ushna Shah team up for mega project”. The Nation. 29 November 2019. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  19. ^ “Ahsan Khan on his next drama serial, Bandhay Ek Dor Se”. The News International. n.d. Retrieved 18 February 2020.
  20. ^ Ahmed Sarym (10 February 2016). “Ahsan Khan and Neelam Muneer pair up for Mohsin Ali’s directorial debut”. HIP. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  21. ^ Maliha Rehman (3 February 2018). “Tick Tock is a necessary movie because there’s hardly any content for children: Ahsan Khan”. DAWN Images. Retrieved 10 February 2018.
  22. ^ Entertainment Desk (3 March 2020). “Ahsan Khan joins the cast of Yasir Nawaz’s Chakkar”. Something Haute.
  23. ^ Hafsa Saeed (24 November 2016). “Ahsan Khan and Ayesha Omer have signed a movie together”. HIP. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  24. ^ Aiman Siddiqi (24 November 2016). “I’m a lawyer by education but an actor by birth” says Sarish Khan”. HIP. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  25. ^ “Rishtay (TV Series 2007– ) – IMDb” – via www.imdb.com.
  26. ^ Awaz Drama Title Song on PTV on YouTube
  27. ^ “Sill (TV Series 2007– ) – IMDb” – via www.imdb.com.
  28. ^ ‘Qatil Haseenaon Ke Naam’ starring Ahsan Khan and Osman Khalid Butt to release soon”. Daily Times. 11 November 2021.
  29. ^ “Knorr Noodles Boriyat Busters will make sure your Friday evenings are sorted”. DAWN. 8 September 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  30. ^ “Ahsan Khan’s talk show features candid conversations with his famous friends| Images”. DAWN. 12 June 2019. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  31. ^ Tribune.com.pk (21 May 2020). “Actors unite for ‘Ye Watan Tumhara Hai’ rendition, paying tribute to unsung heroes”. The Express Tribune. Retrieved 23 May 2020.
  32. ^ “Kab Aaoge Ft. | Ahsan Khan & Mahreen Raheel | Raga Boyz | Sound Recordz”. 12 July 2020.
    |Raga Boyz
  33. ^ “ARY Film awards announced nominations | Reviewit.pk”.
  34. ^ “Here are the winners from the Lux Style Awards 2018”. Geo TV. 13 January 2018. Retrieved 6 June 2018.

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