Full name: Jiah Khan
Birth date: February 20, 1988
Birth place: New York, USA
Occupation: Actress, Singer
Years active: 2007-2013
Spouse (s): N/A
Zodiac sign: Gemini
Nafisa Rizvi Khan known as Jiah Khan is a British-American actress and singer who worked in Indian media industry. But unfortunately, she committed suicide in 2013. Before her death, she was very popular as an actress as well as a singer. The actress wanted to be one of the world famous celebrities but all her sweet dreams have been oblivion with her death.
Jiah Khan Early Life:
Jiah Khan was born on February 20, 1988, in New York, USA. to Ali Rizvi Khan who is an Indian American and Rabiya Amin who was a Hindi film actress. Her father left their family when she was only two and never came back. Former Pakistani actresses Sangeeta and Kaveeta are her paternal aunts. Jiah has two younger sisters named Kavita and Karishma.
She brought up in London where she completed Edexcel O level and A level. Then Jiah moved to Mumbai to pursue a career in Bollywood. She greatly inspired to enter into acting after watching director Ram Gopal Verma’s movie ‘Rangeela’ in which Urmila Matondkar starred in the lead role.
Jiah Khan Career:
Jiah Khan made her film debut with director Ram Gopal Verma’s drama film ‘Nishabd’ where she played the most leading role Jia with Amitabh Bachchan and Aftab Shivdasani in 2007. She nominated for ‘Filmfare Award’ for Best Female Debut for showing off a brilliant performance in the movie.
Later Jiah featured for portraying a modern and independent woman in ‘Gahjini’ directed by A.R. Murugadoss in 2008. Her performance was highly appreciated by cinema critics and the movie became the highest grossing Bollywood film of that year.
In 2010, Jiah last appeared in director Sajid Khan’s romantic comedy film ‘Housefull’ where she played the role Devika Awasti along with Akshay Kumar and Arjun Rampal and it was recorded as the fifth highest grossing Bollywood film of the year.
On July 3, 2013, Jiah was found dead hanging from a ceiling fan in her bedroom at the Sagar Sangeet Building, Mumbai. Initially suspected that she had committed suicide but later her mother claimed that Jiah was murdered by her boyfriend Sooraj Pancholi. Her mother filed a case against Sooraj Pancholi and the investigation is ongoing with the CBI leading the charge.
The charming actress Jiah Khan was single before her death. According to reliable sources, she was romantically in a relationship with Sooraj Pancholi who is an actor for a certain period.
Jiah Khan Height Weight and Body Measurement:
Height: 5 feet 3 inches
Bra size: 33B
Waist Size: 26 inches
Hip Size: 33 inches
Body measurement: 33-26-33 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Body Shape: Rectangle
Shoe size: 7