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Zain Imam: Biography

Mahima Maniar

March 24, 2021

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All you need to know about Poison 2 actor Zain Imam.

Zain Imam is an Indian television actor. He was listed 5th in Times of India’s Top 20 Most Desirable Men on Indian Television 2018. Apart from roles in a positive light, Zain portrays the negative roles with equal finesse.

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Early Life And Family

Syed Zain Imam was born on May 18, 1998, in New Delhi. He attended the Amity International School and has a degree in Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Amity International Business School.


Before venturing into the television industry, Imam started his career as a model, working for agencies like the Aldo Group, Reebok and McDowell’s No. 1.

He began his career in 2014 with MTV India’s Kaisi Yeh Yaariaan as Abhimanyu Thakkar, alongside Parth Samthaan and Niti Taylor.

He essayed the role of Yuvraj Luthra in ZEE TV’s Tashan-E-Ishq from 2015-16. From 2016 to 2017, Imam portrayed the character of Abeer Dharmadhikari in Yeh Vaada Raha.

From 2017 to 2018, he played ACP Neil Khanna in Star Plus’s Naamkarann opposite Aditi Rathore.

In 2018, Imam played Arjun in &TV’s anthology series Laal Ishq and Mohit in Star Plus’s Ishqbaaaz.

In 2019, he participated in the ninth season of Colors TV’s Khatron Ke Khiladi. Next, Imam featured as Kabir Mittal in Star Plus’s Ek Bhram… Sarvagun Sampanna.

Zain also starred in Never Kiss Your Best Friend and is all set to play the role of Harsh in Poison 2 on ZEE5 (2020). He also featured in a song Yaariyan.


The actor has won the following awards:

2015: Zee Rishtey Awards for Favourite Dushman

2016: Gold Awards Best Actor in Negative Role (Tashan-e-Ishq)

2019: Gold Awards Most Stylish Actor (Male)

He has also been nominated for:

2017 and 2018: Indian Television Academy Awards Best Actor (Popular) (Naamkarann)

Actors Worked With

Nakuul Mehta

Parth Samthaan

Niti Taylor

Watch Never Kiss Your Best Friend only on ZEE5.

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