Hina Khan (born 2 October 1987) is an Indian television and film actress. She is known for playing Akshara in Star Plus’s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay. In 2017, she participated in the reality shows Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 and Bigg Boss and emerged as the first runner up in both. Khan was one of the Indian television industry’s highest paid actresses in 2015 and 2016.
Born 2 October 1987 (age 33)
Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Alma mater Colonel’s Central Academy School
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 2009 – present
Known for Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai
Kasautii Zindagii Kay
Partner(s) Rocky Jaiswal (2014–present)
Khan has been dating Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’s supervising producer Rocky Jaiswal since 2014. She had confirmed that she suffers from asthma on Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi.
During her college studies in Delhi, Khan auditioned for Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai when her friends forced her and got selected for it. She moved to Mumbai and made her television debut in 2009, when she starred in one of the longest running Indian soap operas as Akshara Singhania.
After eight years, she quit the show in November 2016 to pursue other projects. Her performance in the series earned her positive critical reviews and also won her multiple awards. She also auditioned for Sony TV’s singing reality show Indian Idol where she managed to be in the top 30.
Other work and media image
Khan has also appeared as a guest in many serials. Her first guest appearance was in Kayamath in 2009 followed by Kis Desh Mein Hai Meraa Dil and Sabki Laadli Bebo. After that she appeared as a guest in Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai, Saath Nibhaana Saathiya and Chand Chupa Badal Mein in 2010.
In 2011 she appeared as a Guest in Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka a cooking show. In December 2016, Khan made an appearance on Bigg Boss 10 as a panellist to support good friend Rohan Mehra.
Year Film Role Notes
2020 Smartphone Suman Short film
Hacked Sameera Khanna Bollywood debut
Unlock Suhani ZEE5