Hina Khan, one of the Indian television industry`s highest-paid actresses, emerged as the first runner up in 2017 of the reality show Bigg Boss 11. She is well known for playing Akshara in Star Plus`s Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai and portraying Komolika in Kasautii Zindagii Kay. Born on October 2nd, 1987, Khan made her television debut in 2009, when she starred in Indian soap opera Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai as Akshara. After eight years, she quit the show in November 2016 to pursue other projects.
In 2017, she joined Colors TV`s Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 8 as a contestant where she finished up as the 1st runner up. In 2018, she signed her debut film Lines opposite actress Farida Jalal
which is directed by Hussain Khan
and written by Rahat Kazmi
and Shakti Singh. On 2 January 2019, she signed another short film titled Soulmate opposite actor Vivan Bhatena
. The film is directed by Pawan Sharma. In May 2019, she shot for Rahat Kazmi`s short film "Wish List" opposite actor Jitendra Rai. In September, she began shooting for Rahat Kazmi`s third film, the Indo-Hollywood` movie called `The Country of the Blind` as Gosha. In the same month, she signed a psychological crime drama, digital series called "Damaged 2".
In January 2020, she signed a ZEE5`s horror film opposite actor Kushal Tandon.
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
Hina Khan was named in the Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women List by Eastern Eye in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017. In 2014, she was listed eight among the "35 Hottest Actresses In Indian Television" by MensXP.com, an Indian lifestyle website for men. She was included in fourth place on "Television`s Top 10 Actresses" list by Rediff. On 25 December, she was named one of the Top 30 TV Personality of 2017 by Sabras Radio. She was also named the Most Favorite Actress of 2017 by Biz Asia, Including winning the Pinkvilla`s award for the Most Stylish TV Actress of 2017. On 25 January 2018, she won the Most Stylish TV Personality Award at the Hindustan Times Style Awards. On 2 Feb 2018, she debuted as a showstopper on Lakme Fashion Week for the Kolkata-based label Osaa by Adarsh.
On 7 March 2018, a day before Women`s Day, Hina also received a "Power Woman" award at Power Women Fiesta Awards 2018. In March 2018, she appeared on the magazine cover of Fitlook magazine for the March issue. On 2 April, she walked the ramp for Streax Professional in Mumbai for marigold collection. On 20 May 2018 in Delhi, the Former Chief Minister of Delhi Smt. Sheila Dikshit awarded her the "Rajiv Gandhi Global Excellence Award". Hina was awarded "Style Diva of Television Industry" at 11th Gold Awards and "Stylish Personality Of The Year" at Iconic Achievers Awards 2018, held in Mumbai. Hina appeared on the cover of FHM India December 2018 edition.