Biography / trivia
# He has three elder sisters, Simone Khan, Sussanne Roshan and Farah Khan Ali. Actor Fardeen Khan is his cousin.
# He attended “Welham Boys’ School” in Dehradun and “Kodaikanal International School” in Kodaikanal. He has a degree in Business Management from University of Washington.
# After his studies he took film career seriously and went to Uk to join London Film Academy and in London he did a two-year diploma.
# Zayed Khan is married to Mallaika Parekh on 20 Nov 2005 and the couple have two sons Ziddan born on 18th Jan 2008 and Aariz born on 22nd Sep 2011.
# He made his Bollywood acting debut with “Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne” in 2003 but the movie failed at the box office. His first blockbuster was “Main Hoon Na” alongside Shahrukh Khan and Sushmita Sen. He won Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for his performance in Main Hoon Na.
# Zayed Khan established production company “Born Free Entertainment” in partnership with Dia Mirza & Sahil Sanga. “Love Breakups Zindagi” was the first venture of the company released on 7th Oct 2011.
“I’ve become a passive man after marriage. One loses that sense of freedom post marriage. You cant really chill out with friends, leave the house without informing etc… On a serious note, my wife Mallika is a stringent critic and is an ardent fan of Shahrukh Khan.”
“I was terrible in school and college. I was called Pizza face. I was very thin. I was a good sportsman. The only thing I can recall was during my school days when we had a play called ‘Aladin’ where I played the title role. That was my first ever time I was on stage. That was really nostalgic.”
“In my whole life I have never been afraid of being afraid. In fact that puts you on your toes. Just like a soldier who prepares for war and if he is not scared then he will be a dead soldier. His fear is very important to keep him on his toes. That way I was never ever scared of loosing my career. In that way I am a pretty confident person.”
“I don’t want the viewers to treat me like a star son. Then they would compare me with the performance of my father. In fact, I am still being compared with my brother Fardeen Khan. In fact, I have this position on my own.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1||2003||Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne||Sangeeth Sivan||Esha Deol,Gulshan Grover|
|2||2004||Main Hoon Na||Farah Khan||Shahrukh Khan,Sushmita Sen|
|3||2005||Shaadi No. 1||David Dhawan||Fardeen Khan,Sharman Joshi|
|4||2005||Dus||Anubhav Sinha||Sanjay Dutt,Sunil Shetty|
|5||2005||Shabd||Leena Yadav||Sanjay Dutt,Aishwarya Rai|
|6||2005||Vaada||Satish Kaushik||Arjun Rampal,Amisha Patel|
|7||2006||Rocky: The Rebel||Suresh Krissna||Rajat Bedi,Minissha Lamba|
|8||2006||Fight Club||Vikram Chopra||Sunil Shetty,Sohail Khan|
|9||2007||Cash||Anubhav Sinha||Ajay Devgn,Sunil Shetty|
|10||2007||Speed||Vikram Bhatt||Aftab Shivdasani,Urmila|
|11||2008||Mission Istaanbul||Apoorva Lakhia||Vivek Oberoi,Shriya Saran|
|12||2008||Yuvvraaj||Subhash Ghai||Salman Khan,Anil Kapoor|
|13||2009||Blue||Anthony D’Souza||Akshay Kumar,Sanjay Dutt|
|14||2010||Anjaana Anjaani||Siddharth Anand||Ranbir Kapoor,Priyanka Chopra|
|15||2011||Love Breakups Zindagi||Vipul AmrutlalShah||Dia Mirza,Cyrus Sahukar|
|16||2012||Tezz||Priyadarshan||Anil Kapoor,Ajay Devgan|
|16||2012||Amma 3D||Ram Gopal Varma||Rajneesh Duggal,Vivek Oberoi,Srikanth|