Gauhar Khan (also known as Gauahar Khan) is an Indian model and actress.After pursuing modeling, she made her acting debut in 2009 with Yash Raj Films’ Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year. Khan also starred in films such as the action thriller Game (2011), and the revenge drama Ishaqzaade (2012). She has featured in songs including “Naa Pere Kanchan Mala” (Shankar Dada M.B.B.S., 2004), “Nasha Nasha” (Aan: Men at Work, 2004), “Parda Parda” (Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai, 2010) and “Jhalla Walla” and “Chokra Jawaan” (Ishaqzaade, 2012). She was the Winner of Bigg Boss 7 , a reality show on Colors Tv.
She has a starring role in the Bollywood musical, Zangoora.
Khan has modeled for Manish Malhotra, Ritu Kumar, Payal Jain and Neeta Lulla. She has also acted in numerous television ads Ford Ikon, Bajaj Auto, Opel Car and Tanishq jewellery. In 2002, at the age of 18, she participated in Femina Miss India contest where came fourth and won the Miss Talented title.Later that year, she represented India in the Miss International contest.She also appeared in a couple music videos of which Hawa Mein Udati Jaaye by Bombay Vikings became hugely popular. She has anchored the film gossip show Page 3 on Zoom Television. In 2009, she participated in the celebrity dance show, Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 3) where she became the 1st runner up of the show.
On 30 November 2014, Khan was slapped during the shooting of a singing reality show called India’s Raw Star by a member of the audience who admonished her for wearing a short dress.Police arrested 24-year-old Akil Malik for attacking the actress at show’s sudio in Mumbai. They quoted the man as telling Khan that “being a Muslim woman, she should not have worn such a short dress”.He was later produced in court on 1 December 2014.
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