Jiah Khan Wiki, Age, Death, Boyfriend, Bio & More

Jiah Khan was an Indian actress, singer, and dancer. The real name of the actress Late Jiah Khan was Nafisa Rizvi Khan. She was an actress and singer who worked in Indian films and she appeared in the films Nishabd, Ghajini, and Housefull during the years 2007 to 2010. Actress Jiah Khan, who worked in only 3 Bollywood movies, was only 25 years old when her dead body was found on 3rd June 2013, at the flat.

The news of his death shocked everyone. A suicide note was recovered in which the actress made serious allegations against Sooraj Pancholi, son of Aditya Pancholi, like conspiracy to murder and abetment to suicide. A long time has passed since her death but even today the cause of her death remains an unsolved puzzle for the police.

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Jiah Khan aka Nafisa Rizvi Khan was born on 20 February 1988 (Saturday) in New York City, United States. Father Ali Rizvi Khan was an American citizen of Indian origin while mother Rabia Amin was a Hindi film actress, she is survived by her parents and two younger sisters Kavita and Karishma.

Jiah was brought up across the seven seas in London. Jiah Khan inherited their passion for acting from childhood. So completed studies of film acting and English literature in London and New York. She turned to India to fulfill her dreams through the colorful attraction of films and Bollywood. People recognized Jiah Khan’s name, face, and acting then, when his first Hindi film Nishabd was released in March 2007.

Along with acting, she has learned various dance forms including belly dancing, Kathak, Lambada, and Reggae. Let us tell you that actress Jiah Khan was not married and according to the information received, she was in a relationship with actor Sooraj Pancholi, who is the son of veteran actor Aditya Pancholi.

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Jiah Khan Bio

Real NameNafisa Rizvi Khan
ProfessionActress, Singer, Dancer
Date of Birth (DOB)20 February 1988 (Saturday)
Date of Death (DOD)3 June 2013 (Monday)
Age (As on 3 June 2013)25 Years
BirthplaceNew York City, USA
Place of DeathMumbai, India
Zodiac SignGemini
NationalityAmerican, British
HometownLondon, England
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityLee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Manhattan, USA
Education QualificationNo Known
DebutFilm (as a child actor): Dil Se (2007, as young Manisha Koirala)
Film (as the female lead): Nishabd (2007)
HobbiesTraveling, Dancing

Physical Attribute

Height (approx.)160 (in centimeters)
1.60 (in meters)
5′ 3″ (in feet & inches)
Weight (approx.)55 (in kilograms)
121 lbs (in pounds)
Figure Measurements (approx.) 34-26-34
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack

Family & Boyfriend

Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsSooraj Pancholi (Actor)
FatherAli Rizvi Khan (Indian-American)
MotherRabiya Amin (Indian Actress)
SisterKavita, Karishma (Both Younger)

Social Media Info

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Jiah Khan Career

First film and that too with Amitabh Bachchan, the megastar of the century. There could not have been a better and more brilliant start to a film career. Jiah was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award for her very 1st film named ‘Nishabd’ (2007). In 2008, Jia’s second Hindi film ‘Ghajini’ was released. In this film too, Jiah got a chance to work with Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan.

Jia’s last and third Hindi film was the film ‘Housefull’ released in 2010 in which her hero was Akshay Kumar. Jiah Khan’s journey in Bollywood theater was of course only for 3 films, but through these three films, Jia impressed the audience with her acting, her seriousness, and her ability. Jiah Khan’s film career has been short, but in all three films, many well-known heroines have not been able to get the chance to work with big-screen celebrities.

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Jiah Khan Controversy

Jiah Khan and Big B Amitabh Bachchan‘s starrer film “Nishabd” created a huge controversy during its release as the film’s theme centered around an older man falling in love with a 16-year-old girl and people thought that the actor was appealing to the audience.

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Jiah Khan committed suicide on 3 June 2013 by hanging herself from the ceiling fan in her Juhu home, and 4 days after her death, her sister received a suicide note at home mentioning the abortion of a child whose father was Reportedly it was Sooraj Pancholi

Jiah Khan’s Death Cause & Date

Jiah Khan died on 3 June 2023. It was told that she committed suicide by hanging herself in her flat. Her death shocked everyone. She was only 25 years old.

According to information, after Jiah Khan’s death, a 6-page suicide note was recovered from her house, in which Jiah made serious allegations against Sooraj Pancholi, son of Aditya Pancholi.

According to the suicide note, Jia Khan had written that Sooraj Pancholi had instigated the murder. He was deceiving her.

Rabia Khan Jiah’s mother also made serious allegations against actor Sooraj Pancholi, after which Sooraj was arrested on 10th June 2013. Sooraj Pandcholi was released on bail after being in custody for more than two weeks.

However, how she died is still like an unsolved puzzle for the police, whose answers have not yet been received by the Mumbai Police.

Some Interesting Facts About Jiah Khan

  • Jiah Khan came to Mumbai from across the seven seas with big dreams. Very few people know that Jia was born in America and brought up in London.
  • Jiah was abandoned by her father when she was only 2 years old.
  • She changed her name from Nafisa Khan to Jiah before starting her career in Bollywood.
  • In the year 2012, she again changed her name to Nafisa Khan.
  • Jiah Khan was influenced by watching actress Urmila Matondkar’s film ‘Rangeela’ in her childhood. Since then, he had made up his mind to appear in films.
  • In 2004, at the age of 16, she was signed to act in Mukesh Bhatte’s film Tumsa Nahi Dekha but later found out that she was too immature for the role, so she left the film and was immediately replaced by Diya Mirza got this film.
  • In the year 2010, Jiah almost finished the casting of the film named “Chance Pe Dance” with Shahid Kapoor, in the end, the director asked her to quit the film and Jiah was replaced by Genelia D’Souza.
  • Apart from acting in films, Jiah was also very concerned with social issues. Jiah belonged to an organization named PETA to ensure the safety of animals. Apart from this, Jia worked for the financial help of many relief organizations.
  • Jiah was only 18 years old when Jiah got an opportunity to work with Amitabh Bachchan in the film ‘Nishabd’.
  • She was trained in opera singing and playing the piano.
  • She was a trained singer and recorded tea pop tracks by the age of 16.

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