Early Life of Arbaaz Khan
Indian movie actor Arbaaz Khan was born on 4th August, 1967. He is the son of script writer Salim Khan and mother Salma Khan (Sushila Charak), while his stepmother is dancer and Bollywood actress Helen. He is the younger brother of Salman Khan and Sohail Khan. He has one sister Alvira Khan Agnihotri and an adopted sister Aprita Khan. He is married to model and actress Malaika Arora Khan, the sister of actress Amrita Arora. They have one son, Arhaan, who was born in 2003. His brother-in-law is actor Atul Agnihotri.
Career of Arbaaz Khan
Arbaaz made his debut in the 1996 film Daraar where he gave a convincing performance in a villainous role of a psychotic wife-beater. He was part of many successful hit films such as Pyaar Kiya to Darna Kya in 1998 and Garv: Pride and Honour in 2004 where he acted opposite his brother Salman. He was also in 'Hello brother'. He once again played a villainous role in the film Qayamat: City Under Threat in the year 2003 which was also successful at the box office. He also played supporting roles in the hit Priyadarshan comedy films Hulchul in 2004, Malamaal Weekly in the year 2006 and also Bhagam Bhag in the same year. Though the film Hulchul was comedy still he played a serious role all through. He recently played supporting role of a police officer and mobster respectively in the multi-starrer Shootout at Lokhandwala and Fool and Final in 2007. He was also seen in the hit flick Jane Tu Ya Jane Na along with Sohail Khan and in the blockbuster Dabangg with Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha. Arbaaz was the debut producer of the movie Dabangg. Khan also appeared in the television serial 'Karishma: A Miracle of Destiny' in the year 2003.
Arbaaz Khan had also played the main villain in Telugu film Jai Chiranjeeva starring Megastar Chiranjeevi. The movie was extensively shot in Los Angeles, California and Las Vegas. On 12th March 2011, while Khan was a special guest of Australia's Indian film festival, ‘Bollywood & Beyond’, he helped his wife Malaika Arora lead a successful world record attempt in Melbourne. 1235 participants successfully performed a choreographed dance to "Munni Badnaam" from the Dabangg soundtrack. Khan also made his directorial debut with the 2012 released sequel Dabangg 2.
Arbaaz Khan as Director
Arbaaz Khan had directed Dabangg 2 which starred his brother Salman Khan and Sonakshi Sinha. The movie was released in the year 2012. Even though the film had many negative critical reviews, it earned 220 million rupees on the first day of its release. Dabangg 2 collected close to US$8.5 million overseas in its opening weekend. Zee Cine Awards had awarded Arbaaz Khan with an award for the Promising debut director for this movie.
Arbaaz Khan as Producer
Besides acting and directing, Arbaaz Khan had also produced several movies. The movies he has produced are:-
Awards Received by Arbaaz Khan
Achievements of Arbaaz Khan
Arbaaz Khan’s Dabangg has been a lucky film for him because of the wide popularity it had received and the entertainment it had provided to the moviegoers. The movie was awarded at many award functions in India. It had won the Big Star Most Entertaining Film award in the year 2010. Besides this award, Dabangg has also won AXN Action Award for Best Action Film, Aaj Tak Awards for Best Film, ETC Bollywood Business Awards for Most Successful Producer, Lions Gold Awards for Favourite Film, Dadasaheb Phalke Academy Awards for Best Debutante Producer Award etc. Filmography of Arbaaz Khan: