Mohammed Iqbal Khan, known popularly just as Iqbal Khan, is a Hindi television and film actor. Born on 10th February 1981 in Kashmir, he was the youngest of four children. He studied in a boarding school in Himachal Pradesh.
His very first appearance was in Indhana Mirwa, a music video of
Falguni Pathak. It was there that he met Sneha Chhabra, who stayed by his side when he was a struggling actor in Mumbai, and to whom he would eventually get married in 2007. He made his film debut as Vikra in Fun2shh… Dudes in the 10th Century (2003) and also played the role of Captain in Bullet – Ek Dhamaka (2005).
But it was his debut on the small screen as Angad Khanna in Sony TV’s Kaisa Yeh Pyar Hai; that got him noticed as a great actor. He also played the roles of Shaurya Nanda in Kkavyanjali, Raghu Malik in Kahiin To Hoga, and Shiv Kapoor in
Karam Apnaa Apnaa, all of which aired on Star Plus. After a brief break from acting in 2006 and his marriage to Sneha, he returned in 2007 as Captain Abhimanyu Adhikari in
Chhoona Hai Aasmaan. He also appeared in Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, before playing Shankar Pratap Singh in Waaris, Rudra in Sanjog Se Bani Sangini, Dr. Viren Roy in Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, and Nikhil in Teri Meri Love Stories. He currently plays the lead role of Anshuman Rathod in Life OK’s Tumhari Pakhi and has starred as the lead character in the Hindi movie, Unforgettable (2014).
He won the Sony TV Telly Award for Best Couple, along with
Neha Bamb, his co-star in Kaisa Yeh Pyar Hai.
Iqbal and Sneha have a daughter named Ammaara, whose birth has changed Iqbal’s outlook towards women and has even interested him in rhymes of all kinds. He loves his family and work, and although he spends a lot of time busy at work, he does try to keep things in balance.
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Mohammad Iqbal Khan was born on 10 February 1981; he is also known as Iqbal Khan. He is a model-turned-television actor. He has completed his schooling from Lawrence School, Sanawar. He was first seen in a music video of Falguni Pathak’s “Indhana Mirwa”.
He has made his maiden entry into small screen television with a romantic drama named “
Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai” as Angad Khanna a pop star. He has also played the character of Shaurya in “
Kavyanjali” and Raghu in a serial named “Kahin to Hoga”. Later, he has also become the part of like Karam Apna Apna, Chhoona Hai Aasmaan, Sanjog Se Bani Sangini and Yahan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli as the character of Shiv Kapoor, Airforce Officer Abhimanyu Adhikari, Rudra and Dr. Viren Roy respectively.
He has made his maiden entry in silver screen with movie named “Fun2shh.. Dudes in the 10th Century” playing the character of Vicky, but the movie could not able to make a mark on Box office even though he has not given up and did two more movies named Bullet Ek Dhamaka and Unforgettable playing the character of Captain and Aanand respectively. Both these movies got the same treatment as the first one. Ultimately, he decided to make a comeback to the small screen with Teri Meri Love Stories as Nikhil and currently he is working in a serial named “Tumhari Pakhi” playing the character of Anshuman. He has got married to Sneha Chhabra, he met her in during a shoot of a music video and in 2011, and they have a daughter in their hands.
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Mohammed Iqbal Khan is a television and Bollywood actor, known around the industry as Iqbal Khan. He was born on 10 February 1981 in Srinagar, Kashmir. Khan was brought up in Himachal Pradesh where he attended school at the Lawrence School in Sanawar. He is the last of the four children of Mohammed Amin Khan and Mehmood Khan. His father served as an officer in the Indian Civil Service. Iqbal Khan has been known to act in numerous television shows including Kaisa Ye Pyar Hai in 2005 as Angad Khanna, Karam Apnaa Apnaa in 2006 as Shiv Kapoor and Teri Meri Love Stories in 2012 as Nikhil.
He also appeared in series such as Kahiin To Hoga, Kavyanjali, Chhoonna Hai Aasmaan, Waaris, Sanjog Se Bani Sangini, Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli, Tumhari Pakhi, Khatron Ke Khiladi and Pyaar Ko Ho Jaane Do. He was seen in various films such as Kuch Dil Ne Kaha, Fun2shh… Dudes in the 10th Century, Bullet Ek Dhamaka, and Unforgettable. Khan married his girlfriend, Sneha Chhabra. He met Sneha six years earlier while shooting a music video.
Sneha re-entered his life during a rough part of his life when he was struggling as an actor in Bombay. They have been inseparable ever since. They married in January 2007 and had a daughter named Amara, who was born in 2011. For his stunning looks and the mesmerizing smile, Iqbal Khan won the Great Face of the Year (Male) in 2005 for the Indian Television Academy Awards. For his excellent talent, he won the Best Actor (Jury) in 2013 for the Indian Television Academy Awards, Best Debutant in 2005, Most Popular Actor in Leading Role and Best Onscreen Jodi in 2006 for Indian Telly Awards.
He also won the Best Actor 2005 at Kalakar Awards, Hero of the Month in 2013 at Life OK Screen Awards and Best Onscreen Jodi in 2014 at Zee Gold Awards. Iqbal Khan states that his school days bring back a smile on his face and claims to be a fitness freak. His favorite character he played was said to be Shiv Kapoor in Karam Apnaa Apnaa. He passed his 12th grade but is a college dropout after his third year in college.