Sana Khan, who was born on 21 August 1988 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, is an Indian model, actress, and dancer. She started her successful career through modeling and has appeared in many advertisements and feature films. She has acted in 14 films in languages Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu.
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Sana Khan Biography
|Date of Birth||21 August 1988|
|Age||31 (as in 2019)|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Hometown||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Profession||Dancer, Actress, and Model|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Film||Yehi Hai High Society (2005)|
|TV||Bigg Boss 6 (2012)|
Early Life and Background of Sana Khan
Sana Khan was born and raised in Dharavi, Mumbai, by her father (name unknown), who was a Malayali Muslim from Kerala and her mother Saeeda from Mumbai.
Her educational qualifications, as well as the names of other family members, are unknown as of now. Sana has made headlines a few times, be it the controversial reality show Bigg Boss or the Indian television commercial of underwear, which was banned in India on the grounds of sexual profanity. Currently, she’s in a relationship with former Big Boss contestant and choreographer Melvin Louis.
Personal Favourites of Sana Khan
- Food: Sheer Kurma, Biriyani
- Actor: Salman Khan
- Actress: Katrina Kaif
- Film: Unknown
Sana Khan’s Career
Sana started her career in modeling and slowly began appearing in advertisements and feature films. She has appeared in over 50 ad films and 14 movies across five languages.
In the year 2012, she became the finalist of the reality show Bigg Boss. She made her debut in the film industry through the low budget adult Hindi film Yehi Hai High Society (2005). Her debut Tamil film was Silambattam, produced by Lakshmi movie (2008).
Her next film, Thambikku Indha Ooru, was released in March 2010. Later that year, she ventured into the Telugu film industry, appearing in Nandamuri Kalyan (2010).
Her entry to Kannada films was through Kool…Sakkath Hot Maga. Her next Tamil film was Aayiram Vilakku, where she played the role of a Madurai girl.
Khan made her debut in Malayalam films with Climax, which was loosely based on The Dirty Picture, the Hindi film. In the Bollywood industry, she acted in films such as Jai Ho, Wajah Tum Ho. She also did a special appearance in the renowned Hindi film Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, where she was seen portraying as Akshay Kumar’s girlfriend.
Sana Khan Tv Shows Career
In her TV commercial career, she has appeared in over 50. Among these, some are for the deodorant band Secret Temptation, Yatra.com. She has also advertised for Xbox 360, the video gaming console.
Her TV commercial of Amul Macho, the men’s underwear, created intense controversy. The Indian government banned the ad on the grounds of sexual profanity. The company re-hired her and shot a sequel to the commercial, which was released in February 2008.
She was also a contestant in the Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss 6 in which she gained a lot of fame from the audience and became the 2nd runner up of the show.
Sana has been nominated to various awards, of which she won the International Tamil Film Awards for the category of ITFA Best New Actress Award for the movie Silambattam in 2008.
Other awards where she was nominated are Stardust Awards and BIG Zee Entertainment Awards.
Lesser-known facts about Sana Khan
- Sana owns an Audi A6.
- She was the brand ambassador for the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL).
- In 2014, she was arrested along with her boyfriend Ismail Khan and a servant based on a complaint filed against them alleging criminal intimidation and molestation of a media consultant.