Fardeen Khan is a former film actor, known for doing Bollywood films. He was born on March 8, 1974 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. His mother is Sundari while his father,
, is also a film actor, editor, producer and director from Bangalore. He is the nephew of prominent actors Akbar and
and the cousin of Zayed and Suzanne Khan. He studied at Jamnabai Narsee in Juhu and graduated Business Management at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He was trained in acting in
Kishore Namit Kapoor
Acting Institute. Fardeen got married to Natasha Madhvani, the daughter of Mumtaz, a former Hindi actress, on December 14, 2005 in Mumbai. In 2012, Natasha had a miscarriage, but after a year, they had their first baby born in London and they named it Diani Isabella Khan.
In year 2001, Fardeen was put under the custody of Narcotics Control Bureau after being accused of carrying cocaine; however, the actor was found not guilty.
Fradeen made his debut in the year 1998 through the Bollywood film Prem Aggan, which was helmed by his father. Though the film didn’t make it much at the box-office, he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for his brilliant performance in the film. After two years, his career was lift up by Ram Gopal Varma’s thriller film entitled Jungle. Since then, he has started to receive several offers from acclaimed filmmakers and his career has showed progressed steadily. He appeared in films like Pyaar Tune Kya Kiya, Hum Ho Gaye Aapke and Love Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega in the year 2001; Kitne Door Kitne Paas, Kuch Tum Kaho Kuch Hum Kahein and Om Jai Jagadish in the year 2002; Khushi, Janasheen and Bhoot in year 2003 and Dev and Fida in the year 2004; In year 2005, he was starred in the multi-starrer comedy film
and more. This film became the top grossing film of the year. After that, Fardeen’s succeeding film like Shaadi No. 1, Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena, Pyare Mohan, Aryan and
have not done well in the box-office. But the 2007 comedy film,
, which stars
in the lead role, has made a remarkable start at the box-office and became one of the biggest hits of the year. In the same year, he played the main lead role in the horror-thriller film Darling, along with Esha Deol and
. This film grossed Rs 22-million on its first week. From 2009 to 2010, Fardeen was seen acting in the lead role in films like Jai Veeru, Life Partner,
All The Best
– Fun Begins and Dulha Mil Gaya.
The actor had been away from the limelight over the last few years. He was shuttling between Mumbai and London to be with his wife and daughter. The latest about him is that he is working in a film entitled No Entry Mein Entry, the remake of the 2005 hit film, No Entry. He is also planning to do the remakes of his father’s films.