Hina Khan is an Indian actress and model who mainly works in the television industry. She is popular among viewers as ‘Akshara’ of Star Plus’ drama ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.’
Khan started her career by making several guest appearances and cameos in varied serials on TV. Her first appearance on TV was as a guest character in Kayamath in 2009. A year later, she made guest appearances in soaps ‘Chand Chupa Badal Mein’ and the very popular ‘Sapna Babul Ka…Bidaai.’ in 2011, Hina was part of a cooking program titled ‘Chef Pankaj Ka Zayka.’
Finally, after some years of struggle, Khan bagged her first role as a lead actress in the serial ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai’ as Akshara Naitik Singhaniya. Her male co-star in the drama series was Karan Mehra. The soap was widely popular with the TV watching audience and made Khan an overnight star. The on-screen couple of Karan and Hina are considered by many as one of the best looking on television. Also, Khan got many acting trophies for her role as Akshara.
Personal Life and Trivia
- Hina was born into a Pashtun family of Muslims on Oct 2, 1987, in Srinagar, J&K, India.
- After the family moved to Delhi, Khan did her schooling there and later went to the CCA School of Management located at Gurgoan. She then joined Delhi’s Gargi College and eventually graduated with an MBA degree. The family moved to Mumbai after Hina made her mark as a TV actress.
- Khan has a great voice and a good singer. She sang a bhajan devoted to Lord Krishna in one of the episodes of ‘Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai.’
- In 2013, Khan was named as one of the ‘Top 50 Sexiest Asian Women’ in the list featured by Eastern Eye.
- Rumor had it that Khan was in a relationship with the supervising producer the Star Plus serial ‘Jaywant (Rocky) Jaiswal.’ This rumor continued for some time as neither one of them either denied or accepted that they were dating. It is now known that Rocky is just a ‘bestie’ to Hina as per her tweet in this regard.
Hina Khan – Pictures
Hina Khan – Salary Per Day
She is one of the richest actresses on Indian TV, earning Rs. 1 lakh per episode. Oddly, this was her per month salary, when she had started in 2009.