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American former actor; Imran Khan

Imran Khan is an American former actor of Indian origin who worked in the Indian film industry. He is a popular actor and director in Bollywood.

Imran Khan was born on 13th January 1983 in Madison, Wisconsin, United States of America. His first name was Imran Pal. His father is Anil and he is a software engineer. His mother is Nuzhat Khan and she is a psychologist. Her father is a famous film director and producer Nasir Husain. Famous film director and producer Mansoor Khan is her brother.

Imran’s father studied with Mansoor and after that, he worked as a senior manager at Yahoo in California. Famous Bollywood star Amir Khan is also her cousin. So, she has a Muslim family background. Anil Pal has a Hindu family background. Imran is an American citizen by birth.

When he was passing his infancy and childhood. his parents were divorced. So, his mother came to Mumbai with him. He went to Bombay Scottish school. In 2004 he went to Pali Hill Mumbai with his family. During this period, Khan’s mother married again and sent him to boarding school. It’s a blue mountain school in distant Coonoor in Tamil Nadu. It was a new experience in his life. After he adjusted to his new life and environment, he described that experience later as “it was phenomenal”. After some time his schoolmaster left that school and started a new school in Ooty. So, Imran and his friends followed their master and entered his new school. That school had no electricity or other facilities. But he got a good experience from that school.

After a few years, he went to his father who lived in Sunnyvale, California. His father sent him to Fremont High School for his higher education. Upon graduation, he aspired to become a film director. So, he came to Los Angeles because there was a branch of the New York Film Academy there. Then, he pursued a degree in filmmaking. After receiving his degree, he ventured into market research and advertising. Meanwhile, he went again to Mumbai. In Mumbai, Imran trained at the Kishore Namit Kapoor Acting Institute.

Imran has a cinema family background. Because his grandfather Nasir Hussain is also a film director. His stepfather is Raj zutshi. Amir Khan, Faisal Khan, Mansoor Khan are Imran’s uncles.

So, when he was a child, he acted in some films with his uncle Amir Khan. In 1988, he appeared in the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and in 1922 he acted in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar. In 2008, he appeared in the film Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na. In this film, he debuted with a lead role. Imran Khan chooses his roles meticulously like his uncle Amir Khan. Imran delivered super hit movies to the Indian film industry. After coming into the film industry, he gave some amazing films to the audience including ‘ I hate luv storys’, ‘ Mere brother ki Dulhan’, ‘Delhi’, ‘Belly’, ‘ Gori tere pyaar mein’, ‘Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu’, ‘Once upon a time in Mumbaai Again’, ‘ Kidnap’, ‘Matru Ki Bijlee ka Mandola’, ‘Luk’ and Break ke Baad. For his amazing work in the film industry, he won many awards like Film Fair Awards, Action Award, Men of the year Award etc. He charges around 7 to 10 crore per film. So, his annual income is 100 crore Indian rupees. In 2018 he acted in a short film named Mission Mars.

Imran fell in love with Avanthika Malik who was the daughter of Vandana Malik. She is also an actress in Bollywood. On 16th January 2010, they were engaged in Karjat. After one year on the 10th of January 2011, they got married. Avanthika gave birth to a beautiful daughter on the 9th of June 2014. Her name is Imara Malik Khan. But after a few years, they started living separately and their daughter lives with her mother, Avanthika.

Imran is not only a Bollywood star. He is a social activist. He always talks about problems in Indian society and younger people’s problems. He appeared in many advertisements in support of the organization PETA. PETA means People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. In 2010, he appeared with his dog, Tony. In 2011, Imran made an advertisement; “Tony changed my life”. And also he supports the young people to solve their problems. His brother-in-law Vedant Malik also supports him in his social activities.

In March 2009, Imran became a reporter in Hindustan Times newspaper. He refused to promote tobacco products and alcohol. Instead of those products, he endorses several products like Coca-cola, Maaza and Bru. He promotes these products from advertisements. And also he appeared in television advertisements like Lux, MTS India, Levis etc.

Imran is a simple but rich person. He has an expensive car collection like BMW 3 series, Ferrari California, Volkswagen Beetle and Porsche Cayenne.

Actually, Imran Khan is the greatest person behind the screen. He always stays with people.

He has a beautiful smile and it can make people happy.

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