Sohail Khan life and biography

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Sohail Khan biography

Date of birth : 1970-12-20
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality : Indian
Category : Arts and Entertainment
Last modified : 2011-08-12
Credited as : Film director, writer, Salman Khan

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Sohail Khan is an Indian director, writer, producer and actor working in the Hindi cinema. He is the younger brother of actor Salman Khan. He produces films under his banner Sohail Khan Productions.

Khan was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra to screenwriter Salim Khan and his wife Salma (maiden name Sushila Charak), his paternal grandfather came to India from Afghanistan and settled in Madhya Pradesh whereas his mother is a Marathi Brahmin. while his stepmother is Bollywood actress, Helen, who is famous for her dance and item numbers. His older brothers are actors Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan. His sister, Alvira Khan, is married to Bollywood actor Atul Agnihotri, while his younger sister Arpita Khan collaborated with Sneha Ullal for his movie Lucky: No Time for Love, which he produced with Sohail Khan Production.

Khan started his career as a film producer and director making his directorial debut with the 1997 action thriller Auzaar which starred his brother Salman and Sanjay Kapoor. He then directed both of his brothers Salman and Arbaaz in the hit film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998) and the less successful Hello Brother (1999) under his earlier banner G.S. Entertainment.

In 2002, he wrote, produced, directed and made his acting debut in Maine Dil Tujhko Diya which performed poorly at the box office. He then appeared in a few more films, none of which sold well. He had his first hit with the film Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya? (2005) in which he co-starred with his brother Salman Khan.
Khan has also produced live stage shows in India and all over the world featuring various Indian film stars. His company also produced music videos and even made a foray into television with Chehre Pe Chehra which was directed by Rishi Vohra.

He wrote the story, produced and acted in the multi-starrer Fight Club - Members Only (2006), which did not do well at the box office. His only 2007 release as an actor was the multi-starrer Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love. He then produced Partner which starred his brother Salman and Govinda in the lead roles and was a box office success. In 2008, he has appeared in Hello and Heroes.

In 2010, he featured in Veer with brother Salman, released on 22 January 2010.
Khan is married to Seema Sachdev and they have an elder son Nirvaan. Their second son, Aslam was born in June 2011.

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