Shadaab Khan is an Indian model, director and Film actor. Shadaab was born on 20th of September 1973 in Mumbai, India. Shadaab is the son of famous Bollywood actor
, who is best known for his negative role in the blockbuster movie, Sholay as
. His mother’s name is Shaila Khan.
Shadaab’s maternal grandfather was Akhtar-ul-Iman, who was a famous script writer. Right from childhood, Shadaab’s passion was writing scripts and becoming a Bollywood director followed by acting. He had gone to school with other famous Bollywood star’s kids like
and Meghana Gulzar.
He was immensely interested in the cinema so dropped out of college as well. He was to be cast for the movie ‘Himalaya Putra’ but eventually he opted out, and it became the debut movie of Akshay Khanna. Shadaab debuted in Bollywood as an actor with the movie ‘
Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat
’ in the year 1996.
This movie also happened to be the debut movie of famous Bollywood actress Rani Mukherji. Unfortunately, the movie was a flop at the
. Though being passionate about acting Shadaab could not be a prominent actor in the film industry.
However, Shadaab continued to perform in supporting roles. He played the role of a tailor named ‘Altaf’ in Kamal Hassan’s 2000 movie ‘
’. He also played a minor role in the movie ‘Refugee’, directed by J.P. Dutta starring debutants
and Kareena Kapoor.
Also, he acted in ‘Betaabi ’, released in 1997 directed by
and in another movie called ‘Bharat Bhagya Vidhata.' After having an unsuccessful acting career, Shadaab was dormant until 2010, he made his came back as the director of the movie ‘Highway’ released in the year 2010. Shadaab got married to Rumana Achwa in the year 2005.
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Shadaab Khan well-known as ‘AK junior’ is the son of Amjad Khan. Amjad Khan was a Bollywood actor who appeared in more than 130 films, in a span of twenty years. He is known to this day for his performance as Sholay's Gabbar Singh. Shadaab Khan on the other hand, who initially shook a leg in acting but after a few films such as his debut; ‘Raja Ki Aayegi Baraat’ alongside Rani Mukherjee, he took up what lies closer to his heart, writing. In 2015, Amitabh Bachchan who shared screen space along with Shadaab's father in Sholay and who has known him since then launched Shadaab Khan’s book ‘Murder in Bollywood’. Concerning his personal life, Shadaab Khan is the son of the late Actor Amjad Khan. He stays with his mother, Shaila and his wife.