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Overview (2)

Born in India
Died in Bombay, India  (renal failure)

Mini Bio (1)

Mazhar Khan was born on July 22, 1953 in India. He was an actor and director, known for Gang (2000), The Pride (1980) and Bombay Fantasy (1983). He was married to Zeenat Aman. He died on September 16, 1998 in Bombay, India.

Spouse (1)

Zeenat Aman (11 October 1985 - 16 September 1998) ( his death) ( 2 children)

Trivia (21)

Two sons with Zeenat Aman: Azaan and Zahaan.
Uncle to Bollywood Producer, Director, Actor Mashoor Amrohi.
Mashroor Amrohi's mother is Mazhar Khan's sister.
Uncle to actor Bilal Amrohi ( Mashhoor's younger brother).
Mazhar Khan's sister married Tajdhar Amrohi (son of Kamal Amrohi).
Son Zahaan Khan appeared in his film Gang as a child.
First marriage was to model Nandini Sen. She later went on to marry Gautam Berri ( Kiron Kher's first husband and Sikander Kher's father). She acted in the film Surkhiyaan- The Headlines. She had a son named Saahil from a previous marriage. She is now the mother of actress Alisha Tara Berry.
Best friends with Bombay Fantasy actor Vibhu Bhushan (Vibhu Paul,Vibu Singh). He was the love child of K.N. Singh and actress Parveen Paul.
Starred in the shelved movie,Karuna Films "Jism Ke Dushman"(1990) Starring Surendra Pal, Sapna,Mazhar Khan, Amit Kumar,Rajesh Nath,Pinchoo Kapoor,Mamta Kapadia,Bharat Kapoor, Music by Shyam Surender, Produced by Nirmala Paul,M.Karuna, Directed by Rajesh Mittal.
Had a son named Azhar with wife Rubaina. Azhar and his mother moved to America. She was briefly involved with Pakistani cricketer Imran Khan after Mazhar Khan. Rubaina was the niece of Dilip Kumar. Her younger sister Johaina Mumtaz Khan was married to Ronit Roy.
After divorcing Rubaina , she married Sanjay Nagpal. Sanjay was the former fiance of actress Ektaa.
Made his debut as a filmmaker in 1990 with "Gang". The film faced delays due to Khan's ill health. The film was almost shelved, until Mashkoor Chowdhary, the assistant director of Khan completed the film in 1999.
Was involved with Miss India Poonam Gidwani (Chandramani).
Was involved with actress Nafisa Ali in the 1980's.
Was involved with model Sabita Dhanrajgir in the 1980's.
Was a sworn enemy of Dan Dhanoa. This was due to Dan speaking about his then girlfriend Rubaina Khan ( Mazhar's ex) in print.
Auditioned for the American TV series What a Country and lost out to Vijay Amritraj.
Mother's name is Hameeda Balooch.
The allegation was that Mazhar Khan produced the Indian adult movie Bombay Fantasy. The allegation went on to say that he dubbed for one of the actors in the movie. Mazhar Khan denied the allegation .Mazhar stated the matter was already settled in the courts and he knew who was behind the rumors.
Former wife Rubaina Mumtaz Khan was the niece of Dilip Kumar ( Dilip's sister Taj's daughter). Rubaina acted in Muzaffar Ali's TV series Jaan E Alaam. Rubaina Mumtaz Khan's paternal grandfather was politician Fazal Nawaz Jung Bhadhur. Rubaina's younger sister Johaina Mumtaz Khan was married to actor Ronit Roy. They had a daughter named Ona Roy. Johaina has remarried to Jamal and has a son named Zayed. Rubaina's brother Syed Fahd Mumtaz is married to former actress Kiran Vairale. They have a son named Asaad Mumtaz.
Son Azhar Khan from his first marriage, is now a actor in Hollywood. He has acted in the TV serial Mr.Robot. He refuses to acknowledge Mazhar Khan as his father publicly.

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