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Education: Graduation In Psychology
Marital Status: Unmarried
Age: 51 Years

Sajid Khan

Bio/Wiki
Full nameSajid Kamran Khan [1]Alamy
Profession(s)Director, Actor, Comedian, TV Host
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 85 kg
in pounds- 187 lbs
Eye ColourBrown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV (Host): Superhit Muqabla (1990) aired on DD Metro
Film (Actor): Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate (1998) as Chunky
Sajid Khan in Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate
Film (Director and Writer): Darna Zaroori Hai (2006) for the opening story of the film
Darna Zaroori Hai (2006)
Awards2004: Indian Television Academy Award for Best Anchor – Music & Film-Based Show ‘Ikke Pe Ikka’
2013: Zee Cine Award for Power Club – Box Office Award for Housefull 2
2017: Zee Rishtey Award for Favourite TV Judge for India’s Best Dramebaaz
Personal Life
Date of Birth23 November 1971 (Monday) [2]YouTube- Doordarshan Sahyadri
Age (as of 2022)51 Years
BirthplaceBombay, Maharashtra
Zodiac signScorpio
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
SchoolManeckji Cooper Education Trust School, Mumbai, Maharashtra
College/UniversitySVKM’s Mithibai College of Arts Chauhan Institute of Science and Amrutben Jivanlal College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai
Educational QualificationGraduation in Psychology [3]YouTube- Doordarshan Sahyadri
ReligionZoroastrianism [4]The Times of India
AddressSanjay Plaza, A. B. Nair Road, Juhu, Mumbai

ControversiesTiff with Ashutosh Gowarikar
In 2009, the Indian director Ashutosh Gowarikar won he Best Film of The Year for ‘Jodha Akbar’ by Screen Awards. While he was on the stage to receive the award, he said that he was upset with the host of the show Sajid Khan for making fun of his film. Ashutosh even said that he was hurt with Sajid'a jokes. Then, Sajid tried to calm him, but Ashutosh asked him to shut up. Later, Sajid's sister Farah Khan came on the stage and said that no one could tell them to shut up. Ashutosh and Sajid did not speak to each other for some time, but later, they cleared the misunderstandings. [5]Koimoi
Sajid Khan and Ashutosh Gowarikar during the Screen Awards

#MeToo Campaign Against Him
In 2018, during the #MeToo campaign the Indian actresses and models like Saloni Chopra, Mandana Karimi, Simran Kaur Suri, Karishma Upadhyay, Rachel White, and Priyanka Bose alleged that Sajid Khan sexually harassed them. In September 2020, he was accused by Paula, an Indian model, of harassing her under the pretext of getting her a role in the Bollywood film Housefull. The model and actress penned a note on Instagram on 9 September 2020. In the note, she stated that she was abused by Sajid at the age of 17. [6]The Free Press Journal

Demand for removal from Bigg Boss 16
After the name of Sajid Khan appeared as one of the contestants in the controversial Indian reality show Bigg Boss 16, many women started demanding his removal from the show. Many actresses including Mandana Karimi, Aahana Kumra, Sherlyn Chopra, Kanishka Soni, Rani Chatterjee and many others came out to speak against Sajid Khan and his misconduct. [7]The Times of India
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsGauhar Khan (model; actor)
A collage of Sajid Khan and Gauhar Khan
Rakshanda Khan (TV actor) [8]Jansatta
A collage of Sajid Khan and Rakshanda Khan
Tamannaah Bhatia (actor; rumoured) [9]The Free Press Journal
Sajid Khan and Tamannaah Bhatia
Urvashi Dholakia (TV actor) [10]DNA India
A collage of Sajid Khan and Urvashi Dholakia
Jacqueline Fernandez (actor) [11]Koimoi
Sajid Khan and Jacqueline Fernandez
Esha Gupta (actor; rumoured) [12]Deccan Chronicle
Sajid Khan and Esha Gupta
FiancéeGauhar Khan [13]YouTube- Doordarshan Sahyadri

Note: In 2004, Sajid got engaged to Gauhar Khan, and later, they broke their engagement)
Family
Wife/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Kamran Khan (actor, director, and producer)
Sajid Khan (in his father's lap) with his parents and sister
Mother- Menaka Khan Irani
Sajid Khan's mother and sister
SiblingsSister- Farah Khan (elder; choreographer and film director)
Sajid Khan with his sister
Other Relative(s)Brother-in-law- Shirish Kunder (filmmaker)
Sajid Khan with Farah Khan and Shirish Kunder
Niece(s)- Diva Kunder, Anya Kunder
Nephew- Czar Kunder
Sajid Khan with his nephew and nieces
Maternal Aunt(s)- Honey Irani and Daisy Irani
Sajid Khan's maternal aunt Daisy Irani, his mother Menaka Irani, and maternal aunt Honey Irani (from left)
Maternal Uncle(s)- Javed Akhtar (lyrisist; ex-husband of Honey Irani) and K. K. Shukla (husband of Daisy Irani)
Sajid Khan with his uncle Javed Akhtar
Cousin(s)- Farhan Akhtar (actor, singer) and Zoya Akhtar (film director)
Sajid Khan with his sister and cousins
Favourites
Film DirectorRamesh Sippy
Film(s)Sholay (1975), Shaan (1980)
Style Quotient
[14]Haribhoomi Car Collection• SUV car
• BMW i8
• Bugatti Veyron
• BMW 7 series
• Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe
• BMW 6 series convertible
Money Factor
Salary/IncomeRs 4-5 lakhs per week for Bigg Boss (2022) [15]Koimoi
Net Worth Rs 40 crore (approx; as of 2022) [16]Facebook - Pinkvilla

Sajid Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sajid Khan

  • Sajid Khan is an Indian film director, actor, comedian, and TV host. In 2018, he made the headlines during the #MeToo campaign when a few Indian actresses and models accused him of casting couch.
  • His parents got separated when he was only 6 years old. His father admitted him to a school where rich children used to study, whereas he used to live in a slum area with his mother and sister. His mother used to earn Rs 300 per month by working in a hotel. Sajid and his sister used to spend a few days at their father’s home. Sajid was living a dual life of a rich and a poor which created a disbalance in his life.

    Sajid Khan's childhood picture with his sister

    Sajid Khan’s childhood picture with his sister

  • When he was 10 years old, he started stealing things. He used to steal pencils and erasers from his school friends.
  • Later, Sajid, along with a few boys from his slum area, formed a gang. They made a fake donation form and with the help of it, they used to take donations from people. Sajid used to buy groceries with the money and secretly kept them in his kitchen. When his mother used to ask him where he got the money to buy groceries, he said he won them in a lottery.

    Sajid Khan at the age of 16

    Sajid Khan at the age of 16

  • During an interview, he shared that he failed thrice in the Marathi language in class 10. [17]YouTube- Doordarshan Sahyadri He further shared that at the age of 15, he remained in jail for a day while walking through a railway track with his friend. At that time, he used to steal things with his friends, so he thought he was caught for that. [18]Nav Bharat Times
  • Sajid was inclined towards acting and dancing since his childhood. He used to perform in various dance competitions at his school and college.
  • He used to do mimicry acts while he was living in chawl. He then started working as a DJ and host at local parties and events.
  • Sajid is a filmaholic. Since his teens, he used to collect tickets of the films he had watched.

    Sajid Khan's ticket collection of films he has watched

    Sajid Khan’s ticket collection of films he has watched

  • In 1985, Sajid, along with his sister Farah, appeared as backup dancers in the song “Bacha Le Sambha Le Koi To Yahan Se Nikale” from the Hindi film ‘3D Saamri.’ As their face was covered with mud, so they were not recognisable in the song.
  • In 1988, Sajid and his friends made a video at his home titled ‘Adventures of Ram Lakhan.’

    A home video of Sajid Khan

    A home video of Sajid Khan

  • Sajid has been long-time friends with the Indian actor Ajay Devgn. They studied in the same college.

    Sajid Khan with Ajay Devgn

    Sajid Khan with Ajay Devgn

  • Sajid started his career as a host. Once, he did the shooting of 16 episodes in a day for the Hindi TV show ‘Superhit Muqabla.’ He then hosted a few other popular TV shows such as ‘Main Bhi Detective’ (1995) and ‘Ikke Pe Ikka’ (1996). Ikke Pe IKka was registered in the Limca Book of Records for working with the same host for the longest time. [19]Facebook- Sajid Khan

    A throwback picture of Sajid Khan while he was shooting for the film Ikke Pe Ikka

    A throwback picture of Sajid Khan while he was shooting for the film Ikke Pe Ikka

  • Some of his other TV shows as a host are ‘Kehne Me Kya Harj Hai’ (1988), ‘Sajid No.1’ (1999), ‘Sajid’s Superstars’ (2008), and ‘Yaaron Ki Baraat’ (2016).

    Sajid Khan in Kehne Me Kya Harj Hai (1988)

    Sajid Khan in Kehne Me Kya Harj Hai (1988)

  • He has also made cameo appearances in a few Hindi films like ‘Main Hoon Na’ (2004), ‘Mujhse Shaadi Karogi’ (2004), and ‘Happy New Year’ (2014).

    Sajid Khan in Happy New Year

    Sajid Khan in Happy New Year

  • Sajid Khan has worked as a writer and director in the Hindi films such as ‘Heyy Babyy’ (2007), ‘Housefull’ (2010), ‘Housefull 2’ (2012), ‘Himmatwala’ (2013), and ‘Humshakals’ (2014).

    Sajid Khan on the sets of ‘Housefull’ (2010)

    Sajid Khan on the sets of ‘Housefull’ (2010)

  • He has also worked as a judge for a few Hindi TV shows like ‘Nach Baliye 6’ (2013) and ‘India’s Best Dramebaaz’ (2017).

    Sajid Khan in Nach Baliye 6

    Sajid Khan in Nach Baliye 6

  • He has been in a relationship with many girls. In an interview, he talked about breaking his engagement with the Indian model and actor Gauhar Khan,

    I wasn’t even a bad person that time. I didn’t even cheat her. I think that she got bored of me.”

    His name was once linked with the Indian actress Tamannaah Bhatia. In an interview, Tamannaah denied such rumours and said that Sajid was like a brother to him. During an interview, when the Indian TV actress Urvashi Dholakia was asked about his dating rumours with Sajid Khan. However, she denied all such rumours. In 2011, Sajid started dating the Indian actress Jacqueline Fernandez. The duo met on the sets of Sajid’s film ‘Housefull.’ After being in a relationship for three years, they parted ways. During an interview, Sajid talked about the breakup. He said,

    While we broke up in May 2013, in reality right from December 2012, it started becoming sour. So you are already preparing your mind in those five months. Also, when you don’t have a woman in your life, you don’t have someone constantly nagging you, so you end up working better and are more focused. I went for a holiday with her for five days in the middle of making Himmatwala and felt so bad when the film didn’t do well. For Humshakals, I have not taken a single holiday.”

    Sajid’s name was then linked with the Indian actress Esha Gupta. During an interview, when Esha was asked about her dating rumours with Sajid, she said she already had a boyfriend.

  • Sajid Khan smokes cigarettes occasionally, and he does not drink alcohol. [20]YouTube- Doordarshan Sahyadri [21]DNA India
  • Sajid has appeared as a guest speaker in various motivational classes. He has also helped drug addicts.
  • He has received various negative comments for his arrogance. He once said that it was he who helped the Indian actor Akshay Kumar in getting out of the low phase of his acting career. Sajid even said that the veteran Indian actor Naseeruddin Shah has worked in C-grade films. However, the film was one of the biggest flops in Bollywood. [22]Times Now Navbharat He even received the Surfers’ Choice Movie Award for Worst Film of the Year, the Golden Kela Award for Worst Film, and The Ghanta Award for Worst Director. Later, he said that the failure of the film was one of the turning points of his life as he became very calm and mature after facing the failure.

    Sajid Khan on the sets of ‘Himmatwala’ (2013)

    Sajid Khan on the sets of ‘Himmatwala’ (2013)

  • In 2018, he landed into trouble after an old tweet from the Indian journalist Karishma Upadhyay accused Sajid of molesting her through her Twitter account.

    A tweet of a journalist accusing Sajid Khan of misconduct

    A tweet of a journalist accusing Sajid Khan of misconduct

  • Later, the Indian-born Australian actress and model Saloni Chopra published a blog on her website in which she talked about her horrible experience while working with Sajid Khan. She wrote that in 2011, while she was working as an assistant with Sajid, he tortured her mentally.
  • Later, when she got the job, she was told that her job profile was not an assistant director but a director’s assistant. Sajid then started calling her during night hours. He even asked her to send her bikini photos. He even said that he might cast her in his films as an actor. Saloni was interested to work in the films, so she ignored his indecent behaviour. Saloni then wrote that she was once shocked to see Sajid’s behaviour during costume trials.
  • Sajid then started calling her daily during late night hours. Saloni was frustrated with his calls. She was so pissed off with his behaviour that one day she called him and said if he only wanted to get physical with her then she was ready but the only condition was that he would never call her again after working hours. Saloni then asked him the reason for calling her daily. Saloni wrote in her blog about the harassment she faced from Sajid Khan. The next day, when Saloni reached the office, Sajid was acting normal with her and asked her to write an article. He then suddenly got angry and yelled at Saloni and asked her to open her legs while sitting. She refused to do it, and then Sajid said that Saloni was very unattractive.
  • She was stunned after the incident and ran out of the room. She then decided that she would never work with him. Later, Sajid tried to call her and asked her to rejoin the office, but she denied it. [23]India Today She even tweeted about Sajid Khan. The tweet was read by many Indian celebrities.
    A tweet of Saloni Chopra accusing Sajid Khan

    A tweet of Saloni Chopra accusing Sajid Khan

    One such celebrity was the Indian actress Rachel White. In a tweet, Rachel shared that she was also the victim of Sajid Khan’s casting couch. She once received a call from Sajid Khan’s team, and they offered her the role of third lead in the 2014 Hindi film ‘Humshakals.’ She then called the director of the film Sajid Khan to talk about her role in the film. She was stunned to hear his reply, and she interrupted him and said that she was calling regarding her role in the film. Sajid then asked her to have a meeting with him at his home. When she arrived at his home, he was doing his workout. During an interview, while talking about the incident, Rachel said when she reached Sajid’s home, he touched her private parts and physically harassed her. Sajid did not stop there and asked her to strip, and said that she would have some bikini scenes in the film, so he need to see her body.

  • She then decided to quit the film. Her role was then given to Bipasha Basu. During an interview, Bipasha was asked about her experience of working with Sajid Khan. [24]The Indian Express She said she was not comfortable working with him.
  • Later, another Indian actress Aahana Kumra shared her horrible experience with Sajid Khan. She said that once she visited Sajid Khan for a meeting at his home. She was then called to Sajid Khan’s room. Sajid Khan talked to her indecently.
  • Later, the model and actor who came into the media to talk about Sajid’s indecent behaviour was Mandana Karimi. She shared that in 2014, Sajid Khan asked her to remove her clothes to get a role in the film. Some other Indian models and actresses who accused Sajid of #MeToo allegations were Sherlyn Chopra, Jiah Khan’s sister, Paula, and Simran Suri. [25]Telegraph India
  • In 2019, Sajid Khan left the Hindi film ‘Housefull 4’ in which he was working as a director.

    Sajid Khan's tweet on allegations

    Sajid Khan’s tweet on allegations

  • In 2022, Sajid participated in the TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ season 16. The model and actor Mandana Karimi got very upset about watching Sajid Khan in Bigg Boss house. During an interview, while talking about the same, she said that she would quit Bollywood after facing such injustice.

    Sajid Khan in Bigg Boss (2022)

    Sajid Khan in Bigg Boss (2022)