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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 20 February 1988New York City, New York, USA
Date of Death 3 June 2013Mumbai, Maharashtra, India  (suicide)
Birth NameNafisa Khan

Mini Bio (1)

Jiah Khan was born on February 20, 1988 in New York City, New York, USA as Nafisa Khan. She is known for her work on Ghajini (2008), Housefull (2010) and Nishabd (2007). She died on June 3, 2013 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

Trade Mark (1)

Long waist length hair

Trivia (23)

Has a passion for singing and has formally training in classical opera and she knows as many as five different forms of dancing.
Has done her A Levels exams in Film Studies and Literature in London.
Is the daughter of actress Rabia Amin.
Was born in New York City and raised in Chelsea, London. She has been brought up single-handedly by her mother.
Jiah began dabbling with music and almost came to the point of releasing an album. She knows how to play the piano and she recorded six pop numbers before she ran out of finance.
Jiah has been consistently learning different styles of dancing for the last nine years. Today she knows belly dancing, salsa, lambada, jazz, reggae, samba and Kathak.
Her home is in Chelsea, London.
Attended Lee Strasberg for acting training.
Her favorite designers are Dolce and Gabbana and Jitrois.
Her favorite movies from childhood are Bollywood Dreams (1995) and Devil's Advocate (1997).
Favorite singer: Aaliyah.
Says that her role model is her mother.
Her best vacation spot is St. Tropez.
Says the secret behind her hair is oiling and washing it with beer.
Favorite cricketer: Rahul Dravid.
Is a Chelsea football fan.
Is the brand ambassador of the international denim brand Wrangler Jeans along with John Abraham.
Her mother is from Lucknow.
Was offered Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's role in Dhoom 2.
Has two younger sisters.
Changed her name to Jiah after Angelina Jolie's movie Gia (1998).
Daughter of Ali Rizvi Khan, a Muslim Indian American, and Rabia Amin, an Indian film actress in the 1980s.
Signed Tumsa Nahin Dekha and shot for it in Dubai for 2 weeks. She later opted out.

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