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Usama Khan

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By Mubashir Ahmed
Tue, 10, 20

Khan is currently appearing as Noriyan in Geo Entertainment's Uraan opposite Kinza Hashmi and Adeel Chaudhry and Mehreen Jabbar’s directorial venture Meray Dost Meray Yaar season 2....

Khan was born and raised in Gujranwala. He did his schooling at St. Peter's High School. In 2011, he came to Lahore for ACCA. After completing ACCA from SKANS School of Accountancy, he worked at a bank. Since college days, he aspires to pursue a career in acting. In 2017, he made his acting debut with a supporting role in series Mujhay Jeenay Do. He went on to play the supporting roles in Rasmain (2017), Bisaat-e-Dil (2018), Gori Ki Dukaan (2018) and episodic appearance in Ustani Jee.

He got his first lead role in Sanwari (2018) opposite Zainab Shabbir. Sanwari ran for 180 episodes and proved to be the breakthrough for him. It also earned him Hum Award for Best Soap Actor. He further played lead roles in Syed Atif Ali's directed Bezuban (2019) opposite Nawal Saeed and Adeel Qamar's directed Main Khwab Bunti Hon (2019) opposite Michelle Mumtaz. In addition to appear as lead, he played supporting role in romantic drama Ghalati featuring Hira Mani and Affan Waheed in leads, family drama Tamanna opposite Haroon Shahid and Nausheen Ahmed and anthology series Dikhawa. Besides television, Khan appeared in brand TVC's including Silk Bank, Bold, Jazz and Nestle.

Khan is currently appearing as Noriyan in Geo Entertainment's Uraan opposite Kinza Hashmi and Adeel Chaudhry and Mehreen Jabbar’s directorial venture Meray Dost Meray Yaar season 2. His upcoming projects also include horror series Chhalawa.

What is your most memorable drama serial to date?

Sanwari.

What do you usually wear in daily life?

Jeans T-shirt.

What is your favourite thing in your closet right now?

Perfumes.

Extremely possessive about:

My family.

What is your biggest fear?

Getting old.

Hollywood, Bollywood, Lollywood?

Bollywood.

Last call that you did not intentionally attend?

I usually don't attend unknown calls.

Annoying habits of most of the actors?

Always busy with their cell phones even on shoot.

What’s your annoying habit?

Can't share my clothes and room with anyone.

Awards or rewards?

Rewards.

Things that you don’t understand about the industry?

Nepotism.

What bores you the most?

Political discussions.

Drama Industry needs?

Good scripts.

Last time you lied about?

I am very straightforward. I don’t lie.

Anything that you would never let anyone take:

My cell phone lol.

Any relationship lesson that you have learnt so far?

Never trust anyone so quick.

If you want to get rid of one of your habits?

I love to sleep.

What are your healthy habits?

Waking up in the morning.

Emotional or practical?

Emotional.

Happiness is...

Home.

Who is your celebrity crush?

My all-time favourite Monica Bellucci.

Which superstar inspires you the most?

Johnny Depp.

What’s the last thing you bought?

Dry fruits from Naran.

Anything that you took for granted and later regretted?

Ummm… No.

You get super uncomfortable when...

When random fans meet and start asking personal questions.

If you could get invisible for a day?

I will tease my friends.

First pay cheque?

24,000 Rupees.


Something you miss about the life you had before becoming an actor?

My privacy.

Anything that has changed your life?

Becoming a star has brought a lot of changes in my life.

A rumour that you would wish to spread about yourself?

That I am getting married.

Who would you go to for a relationship advice?

One of my co-stars (can’t mention name).

The best secret keeper in the industry?

My own self.

How do you like to spend the days when you are off shoot?

Spending time with my parents is the best thing I love to do.

Three things no one knows about you:

I want to keep it a secret.

First thing you do when you wake up in the morning:

Check my cell phone.

Chai dhaaba or restaurant?

Chai dhaaba.

Have you ever flirted with a fan?

No, I am very friendly with them.

What is one thing that always cheers you up when you are upset?

Watching Amma’s reviews on dramas.

What would you be if not an actor?

A business executive.

What makes you angry the most?

Non-professionalism.

What do you think this country needs the most?

Education.

Lessons that you have learnt in the industry?

Never take it seriously when someone admires your work or flatters you.

Luck or hard work?

Hard work.

Any message that you would like to give to your fans?

Keep supporting good content and always come up with positive criticism.