- Born– 21 December 1982 (age 29) Karachi, Pakistan
- Other names– Mahira Khan Askari
- Occupation– Actor , VJ and Model
- Years active– 2008–present
- Religion – Islam
- Spouse(Husband)– Ali Askari (2007–present)
- Children– Azlaan (son)
Mahira Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan. Mahira Khan did her “O” Levels from Foundation Public School and went on to Santa Monica Community College in Los Angeles and after then went off to University of Southern California for an undergraduate degree. During her vacations she used to go to INDUS TV network for an internship in marketing. She is married to Ali Askari in 2007, a creative director by profession and the couple has a baby boy, Azlaan. She is known as her nick names Maria, Mena and Mairu. Due to her charming looks and attractive style she become as successful model and actress.
Mahira Khan began her career as a VJ in the age of 16 year as a young girl. Her dream was to be an actress,which became true when she played role in the film and TV series. She believes that hard work gives the real love, and with minor steps can be reached to the destination. For some fans, she is the true spirit and style for the VJ cutlure in Pakistan. Mahira Khan has hosted live shows called Most Wanted three days a week on MTV Pakistan and Weekend with Mahira on Aag TV. She has worked alongside other VJs like Anoushey Ashraf and Ali Charlie. She is VJ, Model and actress in Pakistan showbiz industry and today one of the most favorite and famous model of Pakistan. Mahira khan with her husband Ali Askari Speaking of her career, Mahira Khan says, “I would like to do versatile roles and not stereotyped ones. There is a big ‘no-no’ to stereotype roles. After reading the script if I think I can do this kind of a role, I would never say no to it, instead would end up doing it.” Without disclosing the name of the drama serial, she revealed, “I have signed up for a drama too.” She starred in a lead role as Khirad Ehsan in the popular TV serial drama Humsafar which became one of the most popular dramas of Pakistan TV industry gaining her famous all over the country as well as recognition from critics and masses. Mahira Khan had her film debut in Shoaib Mansoor’s 2011 Bol, co-starring Atif Aslam, Humaima Abbasi, Iman Ali and others. In 2011 blockbuster Shoaib Mansoor’s blockbuster movie “Bol”earned many awards and rewards. This film also changed the life of Mahira Khan who played leading role in this successful film.