The recently sizzling actress in bollywood Jiah Khan was born on February 20, 1988 in New York. Her mother Rabiya is an actress and Jiah Khan has been brought up single handedly by her. Jiah Khan later moved to London where she spent most of her days. Before coming to bollywood Jiah Khan completed her A levels in film studies and literature in London at the Lee Strasberg’s Institute. It is also rumored that Jiah Khan is actually the daughter of Tahir Hussain, father of Amir Khan. If this is true it makes Jiah Khan Amir’s stepsister. Though Tahir Hussain denies about having any such relationship with Jiah’s mother. But Tahir does admit that he and jiah’s mother were good friends.
Before doing the movie Jiah Khan was not aware that Amithab Bachchan was a very famous bollywood icon. This ignorance helped her to perform her role in the movie with ease and confidence. Jiah Khan admitted that her training at the Lee Straisberg’s institute helped her cope up with kissing scenes. Three things that she learnt during the making of the film from the Amitabh bachchan himself was how to be patient, how to smell good and how to give disapproving looks.
Miss. Jiah Khan has good knowledge about perfumes as prior to working in the movies Jiah Khan spent some time in the perfume factory. This experience helped her to point out exactly the different brands of perfumes used daily by Amithab Bachchan during the make of the movie. She amazed everyone by her perfect knowledge about colognes. Ever since the release of Nishabd Jiah Khan is being flooded with very lucrative offers from the big ones from bollywood. But the actress has not decided on any of the offers as yet.
Films Done By Jiah Khan
- 2007 Nishabd Jiah Nominated—Filmfare Award for Best Female Debut
Also playback singer for song “Take Lite”
- 2008 Ghajini Sunita
- 2010 Housefull Devika K. Samtani