Jiah Khan

Other names of Jiah Khan: Nafisa Rizvi Khan
Birthday: 20-02-1988
Date of death: 03-06-2013
Star sign: Pisces

Jiah Khan was a British-American actress, singer and dancer. She was born in a Muslim family in New York City on February 20, 1988 and was christened Nafisa Rizvi Khan. Her father Ali Rizal Khan was an Indian American and her mother was Rabia Amin a Hindi film actress from Agra. She completed her education in London and then relocated to Mumbai to make her career in Bollywood. She was inspired to join Mumbai film industry after seeing the Ram Opal Verma movie Rangeela at the age of six.

She was a trained opera singer and had cut six albums in London. She was trained in dance forms like Belly Dancing, Salsa, kathak and reggae. 

She approached Ram Gopal Verma for acting assignment and was cast in Nishabd against Amitabh Bachchan. The film was based on the relation of an old man with a teenager and was considered controversial due to it’s content, she was welcomed as a fresh face for her attitude and sex appeal. She was nominated for Film fare Award for the best debut in 2007 for this movie. In 2008, she appeared in Ghajini with Aamir Khan and Asin which was the highest grosser of the year. The success of Ghajini made her front-line actors in Bollywood and there were numerous offers given to her after this movie. She also appeared in Sajid Khan’s movie ' Housefull' which was again a grand success at the box office.

Unfortunately, she was found dead in her flat on June 3, 2013 and apparently hung herself to death. Her death is shrouded in mystery even today.

 

Another Version off This Bio:

Jiah Khan, also known as Nafisa Khan was an actress who worked in Hindi films. Her father was Ali Rizvi Khan and mother was Rabiya Amin, who was an Hindi film actress of her times. Jiah Khan was born in New York City. Jiah Khan was a trained dancer.

She knew different dance forms such as Salsa, Lambada, Samba and Kathak. She also played piano and was trained in opera. She was a student of Lee Strasberg Theater and Film Institute in Manhattan. She left the institute in the middle to pursue her acting career in Bollywood. When she was just 16, she was about to star in Mukesh Bhatt’s Tumsa Nahi Dekha, which Dia Mirza ended up doing. Khan was not matured enough for this film.

After two years, her debut film Nishabd was released. She was starred opposite Amitabh Bachchan. The film was a love story between a 70-year-old man and an 18-year-old girl. The plot of the film gained critical reviews. Jiah’s work was appreciated. She was loved for her attitude and sex appeal.

She was also nominated for the Film Best Female Debut Award. She was seen in Ghajini along with Aamir Khan and Asin. She played the role of a medical student who tries to know about Asin. She played the role of a medical student who tries to know about Aamir Khan’s past. Ghajini turned out to be the highest grossing Bollywood film that year. Ghajini entered the 100 crore club. She then appeared in Housefull, which also starred Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone, Riteish Deshmukh and Lara Dutta. She played the role of Devika, who was Akshay Kumar’s ex-wife. Housefull too was a highest grossing film for that year.

Jiah Khan committed suicide by hanging herself to the ceiling fan of her bedroom in Juhu, Mumbai. Her mother later accused Sooraj Pancholi as the reason for her death. She stated that Sooraj also forced her for an abortion. The Bollywood industry indeed misses Jiah Khan.

 

 

Jesse Randhawa Hindi Actress

Jesse Randhawa

Jesse Randhawa was born as Jasmeet Kaur Randhawa on 11 August 1975. She is an Indian model and actress. This beautiful actress was born to Mehar and Narinder Singh Randhawa. Originally belonging to Jaipur, Jesse is a successful model and has worked with many famous designers. In the year 1994, she appeared in Femina Miss India contest. She shared the podium along with big names like Sushmita Sen and Aishwarya Rai. She also made it to finals. Later on, Jesse participated in Season 2 of "Fear Factor – Khatron Ke Khiladi" in which she was the first runner-up of the show.. It was in the year 1999 that Jesse decided to enter into the glamorous world of modeling. Thereafter, she went on to enjoy success in this field. Later on, Jesse made her debut in Bollywood with the song Kadi Te Ana Balli Di Gali for the movie ‘Jung’ in the year 2000. The movie starred some big names in the industry including Sanjay Dutt and Jackie Shroff. She also did an item song upon the request of director Anurag Kashyap for his movie ‘No Smoking’ in 2009. She had also appeared in Kashyap's film ‘Gulaal’. Here, she played the role of a young lecturer. Jesse Randhawa got married to fashion model Inder Mohan Sudan during her modeling days. However, the marriage did not work well and the couple got divorced some time later. Presently, she is married to choreographer Sandip Soparrkar. The couple had also appeared as guest stars in ‘Dance India Dance Grand Finale’. Jesse has worked in many films including ‘Love Khichdi’, ‘Sona Spa’, ‘Gulaal’, ‘Fashion’, ‘No Smoking’, ‘Chot’, ‘Jung’, and ‘The Xpose’.   Another Version of this Bio… Jesse Randhawa is an Iconic model and an actress, and she was born in 1975 in Rajasthan. Jesse has succeeded in modeling and also she has worked with many leading designers in the Industry. Only a few of them may remember her as a Miss India Participant back in 1994. She has participated in the Miss India contest in 1994, the same year that Aishwarya and Sushmita won. After that, she started getting modeling offers from various sources, and she always wanted to be an Iconic model. First, she appeared in one Song from the movie Jung performed with Sanjay and Jacky Shroff. She was asked to do one more song in Kashyap's film No Smoking. She had a chance to appear in Kashyap's film Gualal. She played the role of a dynamic young lecturer. Recently she made efforts to debut in the fiction based stories on the small screen with Super cop. In this serial, her role as an Interpol officer requires her to stage intense action. So, she took immense training in martial arts as well as yoga. Concerning her personal life, she was married to Inder Mohan, a fashion model and later divorced him. She is now happily married to the choreographer Sandip Soparrkar.    

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