Hina Khan (born 2 October 1987) is an Indian television actress. She played the role of Akshara in Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. Khan is the highest earning television actress  and earn lot more than her onscreen husband. She was seen in Dance Ki Takkar 1 and was eliminated sixth. She was the 1st runner-up in both Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi and Bigg Boss which was telecasted on Colors TV in 2017.
Early and personal life
Khan was born in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir. She belongs to a family of 4 - her parents, herself and her younger brother Aamir Khan, who is the owner of a travel agency company. She completed her Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 2009 at the CCA School of Management, Gurgaon, Delhi.
Career and media image
Khan made her television debut in 2009, when she starred on Indian soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai as Akshara. After 8 long years, she decided quit the show in 2016 to pursue other projects. She was named in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. In 2014, she was listed eight among the "35 Hottest Actresses In Indian Television" by MensXP.com, an Indian lifestyle website for men. She was included in fourth place on "Television's Top 10 Actresses" list by Rediff.
She has also appeared as a guest in many serials. Her first guest appearance was in Kayamath in 2009. After that she appeared as a guest in Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai and Chand Chupa Badal Mein in 2010. In 2011 she appeared as a Guest in Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka a cooking show. In 2013, Khan participated in the first season of the dance reality show Dance Ki Takkar and got eliminated after 6 weeks. In December 2016, Khan made an appearance on Bigg Boss 10 as a panellist to support good friend Rohan Mehra.
In January 2017, she appeared in Life OK's Sapne Ki Ek Chhal, which stars Varun Kumar and Chhavi Pandey. Later in May 2017, she joined Colors TVs Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 8 as a contestant where she finished up as the 1st runner up. In August 2017, Khan made her comeback to television with Zee TV's Lovely Ki Pyaar playing the lead as Lovely opposite Vivek Dahiya. Later, due to her entry in Bigg Boss, she quit the show and got replaced by Preetika Rao.
On September 30, she entered the Bigg Boss 11 house as a celebrity contestant. She became the first runner up of the show. Khan earned the title of Sher Khan in Bigg Boss 11. In November 2017, she was named the most loved contestant on Bigg Boss 11 house by Ormax Media. On December 25, She was named one of the Top 30 TV Personality of 2017 by Sabras Radio. She was also named the Most Favorite Actress of 2017 by Biz Asia. Including winning the Pinkvilla's award for the Most Stylish TV Actress of 2017. On January 25, 2018, she won the Most Stylish TV Personality Award at the Hindustan Times Style Awards. On Feb 2, 2018, she debuted as a showstopper on Lakme Fashion Week for the Kolkata-based label Osaa by Adarsh.
In late February 2018, she wrapped up the shooting of a Punjabi music video with Sonu Thukral which is set to release in March 2018. In the same year, she became the victim of troll for posting the image of her teddybear named 'Pooh' which she have lost it when saving her co-contastant Luv Tyagi during the task in Bigg Boss. Again, she was trolled for her Dubai photos which she posted on Twitter, but this time, she also replied to trollers. On 7th March 2018, a day before Women's Day, Hina also received a "Power Woman" award at Power Women Fiesta Awards 2018. On March 14th, she did a photoshoot for Fitlook magazine for March cover.
|Daily Soap Dramas|
|2009-16||Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai||Star Plus||Akshara Naitik Singhania|||
|2017||Sapne...Ki Ek Chhal||Life OK||Cameo Role as Sanjana Parekh|||
|2017||Lovely Ki Pyaar||Zee TV||Lovely Balwinder Raheja|||
|2013||Dance Ki Takkar 1||Star Plus||Contestant|||
|2017||Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8||Colors TV||Contestant/Finalist|||
|2017-18||Bigg Boss 11||Celebrity Contestant|||
|2018||Love You Zindagi||Host|
|2009||Perfect Bride||Star Plus||Herself|||
|2011||Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka||As a Guest|||
|2013||Masterchef - Kitchen Ke Superstars||As a Celebrity Judge|||
|2013||Nach Baliye 6||Herself|||
|2014||Dance Ki Takkar 2||Guest as Akshara|
|2015||Dance Ki Takkar 3||Guest Contestant in Teen Ka Tadka|||
|2016||Dance Ki Takkar 4||Life OK||Guest|||
|2016||Dance Ki Takkar 5||Star Plus||Guest|||
|2016||Bigg Boss 10||Colors TV||As a Celebrity Guest in Salman ki Sabha|||
|2017||India Banega Manch||Herself|||
|2017||Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2017||Zee TV||Herself|||
|2018||Box Cricket League (Season 3)||Colors TV||Supporter/Guest|
|2010||Kisne Pyaar Hogya||Star Plus||Dance Performance along with Other Stars|||
|2010||Sapna Babul Ka...Bidaai||Herself|||
|2012||Saath Nibhaana Saathiya||Guest as Akshara|
|2014||Sapnon Hai Pyaar Ki Kahaani||Guest/Akshara|||
|2015||Behna...Ek Safar Ki Khushiyon Aur Pyaar||Guest|||
|2016||Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu||Guest|||
|2016||Iss Jahan Mein Kis Jagaa Hain||Life OK||Dance Performance with Pooja Gaur|||
|2017||Waaris||And TV||Holi Special Dance Performance|||
|2017||Bhaag Bakool Bhaag||Colors TV||Herself|||
|2017||Kundali Bhagya||Zee TV||Herself|||
|2017||Zindagi Ki Mehek||Zee TV||Herself|||
|2017||Sajan Ghar Aayi Hai||Zee TV||Herself|||
|2018||Ae Dil Hai Mushkil||Star Plus||Herself|
- ↑ Birthday treat: Here are some unseen pictures of TV diva Hina Khan. daily.bhaskar.com. Retrieved on 25 November 2014.
- ↑ Birthday treat: Here are some unseen pictures of TV diva Hina Khan. daily.bhaskar.com. Retrieved on 25 November 2014.
- ↑ PICS: Akshara aka Hina Khan of 'Yeh Rishta...' undergoes a glamorous transformation.
- ↑ Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Honours Juhi, Farhan Akhtar. www.filmibeat.com. Retrieved on 25 November 2014.
- ↑ 11 television stars who earn more than Bollywood actors per month!. The Indian Express (19 September 2016). Archived from the original on 25 September 2016. Retrieved on 25 September 2016.
- ↑ Cheque out! How much do your favourite television stars earn?. Mid Day (19 October 2015). Retrieved on 2 October 2016.
- ↑ I am very exicted: Hina Khan. India Today. Retrieved on 7 December 2013.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11: Shilpa Shinde to Hina Khan, celebs to be locked inside the house | The Times of India.
- ↑ Rocky is my greatest strength, will miss him most in the Bigg Boss 11 house: Hina Khan.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11: Hina Khan's father breaks his silence for the first time. Times of India (January 12, 2018).
- ↑ Hina Khan facts. The Times of India. Retrieved on 12 August 2016.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11's Hina Khan and Rocky Jaiswal's love story in pics. The Times of India.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11, Episode 12, 14 October, 2017: Hina Khan, Arshi, Sapna are sent to jail.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11, November 5, 2017: Dhinchak Pooja gets eliminated; Salman Khan asks contestants to reveal their shocking secrets.
- ↑ I wanted to move on: TV actor Hina Khan on leaving Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai. Hindustan Times (November 23, 2016).
- ↑ Katrina Kaif named world's sexiest Asian woman for the 4th time. India Today (5 December 2013). Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved on 18 January 2015.
- ↑ Priyanka Chopra regains sexiest Asian crown in UK. India Today (4 December 2014). Archived from the original on 17 September 2016. Retrieved on 14 March 2015.
- ↑ Priyanka Chopra tops Eastern Eye's Sexy List 2015 (10 December 2015). Retrieved on 8 June 2017.
- ↑ Deepika Padukone tops 'Sexy List 2016' UK poll (8 December 2016). Retrieved on 8 June 2017.
- ↑ 'Bigg Boss 11' contestant Hina Khan is one of Asia's sexiest women. Mid Day (October 4, 2017).
- ↑ "35 Hottest Actresses In Indian Television". MensXP.com. Archived from the original on 2 May 2017. https://web.archive.org/web/20170502202708/http://m.mensxp.com/entertainment/celebrity-photos/23861-35-hottest-actresses-in-indian-television-p8.html.
- ↑ "Television's Top 10 Actresses". Rediff. 2 July 2014. http://www.rediff.com/movies/report/slide-show-1-televisions-top-10-actresses/20140702.htm. Retrieved 3 May 2017.
- ↑ Khatron Ke Khiladi season 8 grand finale: Shantanu Maheshwari beats Hina Khan and Ravi Dubey to WIN Rohit Shetty’s popular show. Bollywood Life (September 30, 2017).
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11: Hina, Bandgi, Benafsha turn up the heat as they dance inside the pool.
- ↑ Shilpa Shinde wins Bigg Boss 11, Hina Khan becomes first runner-up. The Indian Express (January 14, 2018).
- ↑ Priyank Sharma touts Hina Khan as Sher Khan. Pinkvilla.com.
- ↑ Clash Between 'Dictator' Vikas And 'Sherkhan' Hina. NDTV.
- ↑ Shilpa smashes Hina's 'Sher Khan' mug, Puneesh to get his body waxed in the meanest task. DNA India.
- ↑ Contestants get the chance to see their journey in the house. The Indian Express.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11: Despite slander and hate, Hina Khan beats Shilpa Shinde to become the most loved person on the show. Bollywood Life (December 8, 2017).
- ↑ Vivian Dsena beats Hina Khan, Nakuul Mehta, Jennifer Winget to be the TV Personality of 2017. Bollywood Life (December 26, 2017).
- ↑ BizAsia Twitter Account. BizAsia.
- ↑ PINKVILLA's Most Fashionable Awards : Here are the winners. Pinkvilla.com (January 4, 2018).
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11 finalist Hina Khan bags the ‘Most Stylish TV Personality’ award – view pics. Bollywood Life (January 25, 2018).
- ↑ Good news! Hina Khan bags her FIRST project after Bigg Boss 11, to debut at LFW 2018. Bollywood Life (February 1, 2018).
- ↑ Hina Khan picks up a new project; will star in a Punjabi music video. Times of India (February 28, 2018).
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11's Hina Khan gets trolled on social media; you will be surprised to know the reason. India Today.
- ↑ Hina Khan: TV actress who underwent a drastic image makeover. India Today.
- ↑ TellyMasala Video about Hina Khan. TellyMasala (Verified page).
- ↑ Hina Khan, Debina Bonnerjee & Geeta Kapoor Bag Awards At Power Women Fiesta Awards 2018 (PICS) (en). Filmibeat.com (8 March 2018). Retrieved on 9 March 2018.
- ↑ Bigg Boss 11's Hina Khan oozes oomph in her latest photo shoot; see pics. India Today (March 15, 2018).
- ↑ Hina Khan aka Akshara will be missed. A look at her Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai journey, see pics. Retrieved on 21 November 2016.
- ↑ Hina Khan to play a cameo in Life OK's Sapne Ki Ek Chhal joining best friend Varun Kumar. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ Hina Khan aka Akshara finally makes a comeback with Karan Chaggar's next. Retrieved on 4 August 2017.
- ↑ Dance Ki Takkar: TV Bahu's Sandhya, Rashi, Akshara to participate. India Today. Retrieved on 7 December 2013.
- ↑ Khatron Ke Khiladi 8: Hina Khan set to make a comeback in Colors reality show (en) (5 April 2017). Retrieved on 28 July 2017.
- ↑ BIGG BOSS 11: Full LIST of CONFIRMED contestants of Bigg Boss 11. ABP Live (September 29, 2017).
- ↑ Naitik dances for Akshara at Perfect Bride.
- ↑ Akshara loves Chef Pankaj! - Times of India. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ Sanaya Irani, Hina Khan & Rupal Patel to have fun at MasterChef 3. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ Hina Khan to introduce Lata Sabrawal and Sanjeev Seth in Nach Baliye 6 (1 November 2013).
- ↑ Hina Khan, Sayantani Ghosh to appear in Teen Ka Tadka for Dance Ki Takkar 3. Retrieved on 1 August 2015.
- ↑ Hina Khan, Mrunal Jain, Sanaya Irani make an appearance in Dance Ki Takkar 4 Grand Finale. Retrieved on 15 April 2016.
- ↑ Dance Ki Takkar 5: Hina Khan makes an appearaance after quitting Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai Retrieved on 12 December 2016.
- ↑ Hina Khan finally makes it to Salman Khan's Bigg Boss 10. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ India Banega Manch Grand Finale: Salsa dancers Amit and Sakshi take home the trophy. Retrieved on 28 July 2017.
- ↑ Vivek Dahiya and Hina Khan grace Saregaama stage: Hina sings with the kids and Neha Kakkar. Retrieved on 6 August 2017.
- ↑ Akshara & Suhana dances on Kisne Pyaar Hogya - Times of India. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ The show Sapna Babul Ka... Bidaai will end on Saturday in a Maha-episode where the popular faces from television will perform. Ragini Khanna, Jay Soni, Pooja Gor, Karan Mehra, Hina Khan are some of the performers. (10 November 2010).
- ↑ Error on call to Template:cite web: Parameters url and title must be specified. Retrieved on 10 March 2014.
- ↑ Hina Khan, Deepika Singh, Varun Singh, Asha Negi and others grace Manpreet-Sharad's sangeet. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ Ghar Aii Hamari Pyaare Bahu: Hina Khan aka Akshara to help Sneha. Retrieved on 1 May 2016.
- ↑ Hina Khan and Pooja Gaur make an appearance on IJMKJH?. Retrieved on 1 February 2016.
- ↑ Hina Khan's 'full swag performance' on TV show 'Waaris' - Times of India. Retrieved on 13 May 2017.
- ↑ Hina Khan to turn Jigna’s saviour on Colors’ Bhaag Bakool Bhaag. Retrieved on 28 July 2017.
- ↑ Vivek Dahiya and Hina Khan to turn cupid for Rishabh and Preeta in Kundali Bhagya. Retrieved on 3 August 2017.
- ↑ 67.0 67.1 Vivek Dahiya and Hina Khan make an grand appearance in Zee TV's Zindagi Ki Mehek and Sajan Ghar Aayi Hai. Retrieved on 3 August 2017.
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