One of the most gorgeous women in the industry working right now. Gauahar is an actress, model and social media personality who has an aura of a larger than life personality. Underneath all that glam and gossip, there is a Gauahar that very few in her life know about. In this bio, let's unearth some of these fascinating facts about her life.
Gauahar is known for being extroverted and living a glamorous life. In reality, her personality is quite the opposite; she's quite shy and reserved, living an extremely normal life. Khan has never pandered to the industry's party culture and would rather be at her own home reading a book.
She was extremely educated and was great in extracurricular activities. Being the youngest sister, living with five sisters, she gained a great sense of humility and independence. Sometimes her introverted nature has often been misjudged or characterized as mean; in actuality, she's kind and gentle.
Gauahar Khan initially worked as a ramp model for more than five years and didn't transition quickly enough to movies. Any work she was offered didn't give her an outlet to show off her acting talents and focus on the glamour portion.
It was a source of regret and something she was quite heartbroken about. There have been other times when her beauty has come in the way of becoming a successful actress. She auditioned for the leading part in Slumdog Millionaire but was rejected for being too beautiful. Director Danny Boyle praised her acting, but she just couldn't fit into the part of a slum girl.
She found it difficult to deal with these failures, but ‘The Secret’ changed her perspective. The book talks about how one can achieve success through the power of manifestation. She no longer felt jealousy of other people and became even more of a loving person.
From her early days of modelling and acting career, she's had to deal with a lot of hate for being a Muslim. Her comment feed is filled with religious zealots attacking her choice of clothes to her identity. To counter all this hate, she used the #TalkToAMuslim and made a strong statement against it.
Gauahar has inadvertently become a role model for many Muslim women trying to break free from religious boundaries and express themselves. Her use of the platform to support the feminist ideology and promote positive change in Islamic culture is commendable.
While Gauahar Khan's life has been filled with many controversies, this latest one has landed her in serious trouble. BMC has filed an FIR against her for defying the Covid protocol and testing positive while shooting on set. The Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) has banned her from working for two months.
In response, her team released this statement to the media and press-
"For everyone sending their best wishes and concern for Gauahar, here's the latest report. She's tested negative in multiple reports. She's a law abiding citizen and complying with all the norms of BMC,"
"This is to appeal for all the speculation to be put to an end. Gauahar Khan is cooperating with everything that the BMC requires,"
It is hard to say from the outside who's right or wrong on this matter; it is best to wait and watch.
Her celebrity lifestyle and fashionista looks often overshadow just how brilliant she is as an actor. She has over the decades developed quite a diverse list of roles like:
In Begum Jaan: She played the role of a prostitute named Rubina and impressed everyone with her powerful performance.
In Rocket Singh- She played Koena Sheikh, a woman trying to make it in a man's world. Khan showcased a different side of her and made everyone look at her as an actress.
In Tandav- She played Maithili Sharan, a Personal Assistant trying to achieve a position of power. She gave an incredibly nuanced performance by internalising her angst.
Gauahar Khan is a beloved reality show star, a fantastic actress, a uber feminist Muslim and a fashion icon. She continues to march into the hearts and minds of every Indian mind.