Jiah Khan is sexy and smart and she is a household name today. She is known more for her foreign accent and sex appeal than for her acting. Jiah Khan was born in New York on 20th February. She is the daughter of a Muslim Indian American, Ali Rizvi Khan and actress Rabia Amim. Though Jiah was born in New York, she grew up in London. After Angelina Jolie’s movie GIA, Jaih Khan changed her name from Nafisa to Jiah. She has completed her A levels in film studies and literature in London. Jiah has also been a student of Lee Strasberg Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. She made her debut in the year 2007 with the film ‘Nishabd’. It was a much debated and controversial movie directed by Ram Gopal Verma where she played the love interest of a much old person, played by Amitabh Bachchan. The film although received mixed reviews, began Jiah Khan’s career at Bollywood in style.
Jiah Khan has got yet another golden opportunity to share screen with Aamir Khan and Asin Thottumkal in A.R. Murugadoss’s Ghajini Hindi remake. Sajid Khan of ‘Heyy Babyy’ fame has also signed Jiah for his next movie ‘Housefull’ which will also star Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone and Ritesh Deshmukh. Jaih’s childhood favorite movies are ‘Rangeela’ and ‘The Devil’s Advocate’. She likes listening to Aaliyah and her role model is her mother who has a passion for singing and is formally trained in classical opera. She knows as many as five different forms of dancing. Jiah Khan has great potential to become an actress of great worth in the near future.