Nigaar Khan – Bigg Boss 8 Contestant
- Birthday : 2nd May
- Star Sign : Taurus
- Nationality : Indian
- Occupation : Actor
- What do you think will be the most difficult part about living inside the Bigg Boss house : To be in the house without my loved ones who love me and protect me
- Which past contestant you have liked the most : Gauahar khan
- What are you afraid of : Lizards
- Nigaar Khan is a popular television actress and elder sister of Bigg Boss season 7 winner Gauahar Khan. She’s a type of person who loves her life and values it as the most precious gift of God. She believes in living each day as it comes and to its fullest.
Early life and background
Khan was born and brought up in in Pune, Maharashtra. Her younger sister, Gauhar Khan is also an actress.
Career Khan started her career as a model. She was the finalist of the Femina Elite modelling contest. Khan moved to Mumbai from her hometown Pune. Doing modelling roles for various products, fashion shows and cameos for television, Khan received her first big break in the 2002 TV serial Lipstick that aired on Zee TV.
In 2007, Khan appeared in TV series Kasamh Se playing the role of Barnali.
In 2008, Khan participated in the dancing competition show Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena that aired on Colors TV. The format of the show paired Khan with wicketkeeper-batsman Dinesh Karthik of Indian cricket team. Their dance in one of the episodes on the song “Woh Ladki Hai Kaha” (Dil Chahta Hai) was well appreciated by the judges, Sushmita Sen and Wasim Akram, and the audience.
In 2011, UTV Bindass launched a new reality TV show The Khan Sisters which focused on the lives of Khan and her sister Gauhar. The following year Khan appeared in the show Sacch Ka Saamna (season 2). She also hosted the show Love Story. Aired on the news channel ABP News, Love Story showcased some classic love stories of Bollywood. Khan presented the stories and interviewed various celebrities.
In 2013, Khan appeared on the reality show Welcome – Baazi Mehmaan-Nawaazi Ki.Since September 2013, Khan has appeared in the mythological show Buddha based on life of Gautama Buddha. She plays the role of Buddha’s aunt and Devadatta’s mother.Now she is replaced.
Khan with sister Gauhar Khan in 2011 In 2013, Khan appeared on the series Hongey Judaa Na Hum playing the role of Simran Rajpal and also appeared in Comedy Nights with Kapil playing various characters.
Khan joined the cast of Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah as playing cameo role of yoga teacher named Sofia in 2014.
In 2014 she also joined the cast of Main Naa Bhoolungi as playing the role of Madhurima Jagannath.
She is currently a contestant on Bigg Boss Season 8.