Gauhar Khan was born on 23rd August 1983 into a Muslim family in Pune, Maharashtra state. She did her schooling at Mount Carmel Convent School, lullanagar, Pune. She started her career as a model and worked for reputed brands like Ford Ikon, Bajaj Auto, Tanishq jewellery etc. In 2002 she took part in Femina Miss India beauty pageant and won Miss Talented title. She later did few music videos and gained popularity after appearing in Hawa Mein Udati Jaaye by Bombay Vikings.
Gauhar Khan entered films in 2004 through Aan: Men at Work appearing in a song titled “Nasha”. Her breakthrough was in 2009 through Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year co-starring Ranbir Kapoor, Shazahn Padamsee and Prem Chopra. Her subsequent film Ishaqzaade co-starring Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopra was a blockbuster hit.
Apart from films she also appeared in Television reality shows like Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa (season 3), runner up and Bigg Boss 7 of 2013 where she declared winner. She also appeared in Khatron ke Khiladi 2014 as a participant.
Gauhar Khan family members’ names and photos
She has four elder siblings and popular television actress Nigaar Khan is her elder sister.