Years active 2005–present
|Occupation Actor, Model|
|Born 18 August 1983Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India|
Parent(s) Rehmat Ali Khan (Father) Shameem Khan (Mother)
Relatives Amjad Ali Khan (Uncle) Spouse Shubalaxmi Khan(Aunty) Siblings: Ameen Ali Khan (Brother) Spouse Elizabeth John (Sister in Law)
Movies Zindagi Tere Naam, Kyun Hua Achanak
Music director sajid and actor aseem ali khan talk about zindagi tere naam at the music launch
Aseem Ali Khan (born; 18 August 1983) is an Indian actor who is best known for his role in the films Zindagi Tere Naam, Kyun Hua Achanak and his recent thriller “Page 16”. In 2005 he was voted India’s most photogenic man in Mr. India Pageant.
- Music director sajid and actor aseem ali khan talk about zindagi tere naam at the music launch
- Early life
- Personal life and charity work
He was born on 18 August 1983 in Bhopal, India, to Shameem Khan who was a radio presenter and sarod musician Rehmat Ali Khan. Aseem Ali khan is the grandson of Padma Bhushan late Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan & nephew of legendary Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan. When Aseem was two years old, his family witnessed the world's worst industrial disaster in Bhopal where they lived at that time. They survived thanks to his mother`s wisdom, as she had an instinct of not leaving the house and running with the escaping crowds. As a child Aseem spent many hours at the All India Radio Bhopal where his mother Shameem worked as a presenter. Being exposed to radio, the world of music and Indian movies Aseem Ali Khan knew from an early age that acting was his calling. In his twenties he decided to move to Mumbai in order to fulfill his dream of making it in the film industry.
Upon moving to Mumbai in 2005, Aseem Ali Khan started modelling and participated in several TV shows and music videos. In 2005, he was voted India’s most photogenic male model in the Mr. India Pageant and in 2006 followed by Hunk of the Month by Cosmopolitan magazine. The awards gave him more recognition and this caught the attention of the Bollywood Industry. Since then Aseem has modelled for several clothing companies such as Hugo Boss, John Player and Killer Jeans. He is also a brand ambassador for the Kaya Designer Lounge.
While he was working as a model, Aseem Ali Khan completed acting courses held by Sutindar Singh, Raj Jagdish and Kishor Namit Kapoor to improve his acting skills. He was also mentored by the theatre actor Rakesh Chaturvedi. Soon afterwards, in 2006, he had a small cameo in the blockbuster-hit film "Dus" directed by Anubhav Sinha. It was then that he faced the camera with some of the most prestigious Bollywood actors for the first time, including Sanjay Dutt, Abhishek Bachchan, Shilpa Shetty, Zayed Khan and Diya Mirza. This was a turning point in Aseem Ali Khan’s career as he immersed himself fully in acting In 2012 he experienced his first main leading role in “Ashu Trikha's Zindagi Tere Naam” with Mithun Chakraborthy, Ranjeeta, Dia Mirza and Priyanka Mehta. The film is based on the internationally acclaimed, Nicholas Sparks novel The Notebook (2004 film) and the 2004 movie of the same name. The role of a romantic and compassionate Siddharth, brought Aseem Ali Khan his first acting recognition and audience. In 2013 Aseem appeared as the main lead in the romantic suspense thriller "Kyun Hua Achanak” directed by Rajendra Shiv. He played an extremely shrewd and clever Vaditya. The film focuses on how the lives of four opportunistic individuals, in today's current scenario, cross each other and take a different turn. Recently he has portrayed Ajay, a character troubled by his past, in the paranormal thriller “Page 16” written and directed by Shamshad Pathan. Starring Bidita Bag, Kiran Kumar & other. Ajay is a very devoted father and a husband, trapped between his mistakes from the past and scary paranormal activity that is happening in his house. The film is set to be released in early 2016. In 2015 he launched his own entertainment company AseemForzaa.
Personal life and charity work
Spiritual wisdom has always played an important part in Aseem Ali Khan’s life. He embraces the wisdom of all religions and believes that love is the most powerful force in the universe. Born into a Muslim family, it was mostly his father that introduced him to spirituality from an early age. This opened his interests in all faiths and what they have in common. He is also a practitioner of Meditation. Aseem Ali Khan also believes that the best way to help people in need is to inspire them. He is currently working on a project in which he gives platform to talented young artists. Aseem Ali Khan is the joint secretary at the Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan Sangeet Academy in Bhopal, which is one the most prestigious sangeet academy in the country.