Zabi Khan Height, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

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Age: 23 Years
Hometown: Hyderabad
Marital Status: Unmarried

Zabi Khan

Full NameMohammad Zabi Khan
ProfessionAnimal Rights Activist
Famous ForProtecting and rehabilitating abandoned animals
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 7”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlonde
DebutTV: MTV Roadies Revolution (2020)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Ashoka Youth Venturer (2017)
• Rise Young Citizen (2017)
• National Youth Icon for Humility (2018)
• The Pride of Telangana Award (2018)
Personal Life
Date of Birth11 June 1997 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2020)23 Years
BirthplaceHyderabad, Telangana, India
Zodiac signGemini
HometownHyderabad, Telangana, India
College/UniversityKG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology (KGRCET), Hyderabad
Educational QualificationGraduate in Computer Science
HobbiesReading, Travelling
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
SiblingsBrother- None
Sister- Shumaila Syed
Favourite Things
Sport(s)Football, Basketball
Football PlayerNeymar Jr
Singer(s)Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Auburn
Film(s)Ghost Rider (2007), Twilight (2008)
TV Show(s)Bigg Boss, MTV Roadies
BookThe Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis

Zabi Khan

Some Lesser Known Facts About Zabi Khan

  • Zabi Khan is an Indian animal rights activist. He is the founder of the NGO “A Place to Bark.”
  • He was born in a middle-class family in Hyderabad.
  • At the age of 13, Zabi spotted an abandoned puppy on a street. He tried to locate his owners and when he couldn’t, he took the puppy to his home.
  • The puppy fell sick and subsequently, passed away. While sharing the incident, Zabi said,

    He fell sick two days later. My father and I took him to a doctor, but Casanova passed away that night. The doctor had told my father that he had a severe bacterial infection — it was probably the reason he was abandoned. He was my first pet and I was heartbroken.”

  • After losing his pet dog Casanova, Zebby promised himself that he won’t let any animal suffer like his pet.
  • He then started volunteering at Hyderabad’s NGOs and animal shelters.
  • In 2014, he founded an NGO “A Place to Bark” that works to rehabilitate abandoned and abused dogs.
  • He opened the NGO with the support of his family on a rented place near his house.
  • When Zabi was doing an engineering course, it became difficult for him to manage his NGO.
  • Subsequently, he came up with the idea of starting a shelter for animals inside his college campus and convinced the authorities for it.
  • His college, KG Reddy College of Engineering and Technology (KGRCET), Hyderabad, became India’s first animal friendly educational campus.

    Zabi Khan addressing the students and faculty of his college

    Zabi Khan addressing the students and faculty of his college

  • His college shelter hosts many animals like dogs, cats, rabbits, turkeys, and ducks.

    Zabi Khan's college campus

    Zabi Khan’s college campus

  • Zabi was nominated for India’s highest civilian award “Padma Shri” in 2018.
  • In 2020, Zabi entered the game reality show “MTV Roadies Revolution” as a participant to spread awareness about the protection of abandoned animals.

  • His NGO “A Place to Bark” organises adoption drives every 6 months. While talking about the adoption drives, Zabi said,

    We recently (2018) organised a big adoption drive at Numaish, a popular event organised in the Nampally area. We managed to find people to adopt 28 desi pups in one day.”

  • Zabi has also collaborated with Hyderabad’s fashion designers to organise fashion shows centered around animal abuse.
  • Zabi himself has eight abandoned dogs at his home (as of 2020).
  • He is a world record holder for being the youngest animal rights activist. As of 2020, Zabi has saved more than 3000 animals.