Sajid Khan is an Indian choreographer, director, producer and an actor. He came to limelight with his directorial venture Darna Zaroori Hai. Starting off as an actor he has made a great progress in his career and has directed comedy thrillers such as Heyy Babyy, Housefull, Humshakals and many others.
Khan has successfully established himself in Bollywood film industry. Throughout his career journey, he has worked with Bollywood personalities including Tamannaah, Akshay Kumar, Deepika Padukone and Ritesh Deshmukh.
Early life and personal details
Filmmaker Sajid Khan was born Sajid Kamran Khan on November 23, 1971, to former stunt film-maker Kamran Khan and Menaka Irani. He was born and brought up in Mumbai, Maharashtra India. Sajid grew up with his sister Farah Khan, a choreographer, and a director. His parents separated when he was only 6 years while he had top faced the great devastation when his father died when he was 14.
Khan completed his high school education from Maneckji Cooper (ICSE) and graduated from Mirabai College. He has the height of 5’8” and weight of 87 kg. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Khan’s father being Parsi and mother Muslim, he is of mixed descent.
Concerning his personal life, Sajid was in the relationship with actress Jacqueline Fernandez. His girlfriend, Fernandez is a well recognized Bollywood actress. According to the source, the estranged couple dated for three years and finally parted their ways in May 2013. the couple is no longer together anymore. He is currently single and yet to be linked with anyone romantically.
Khan went through a controversy when he had a verbal fight with director Ashutosh Gowariker at the Star Screen Awards as Ashutosh didn’t like the way Sajid joked about his films.
Sajid began his career as a backup dancer in the song Bacha Le Sambha Le Koi To Yahan Se Nikale and the film 3D Saamri. He then became show host of Main Bhi Detective in 1995 followed by Ikke Pe Ikka in 1996. Later he played a triple role in the show Khene Mein Kya Harz Hai in 1997. He also hosted Sajid’s Superstars a talk show and judge shows like India’s Got Talent season 2, Nach Baliye Season 5 and Nach Baliye Season 6.
Khan’s first movie as a director was Darna Zaroori Hai. Later on, he went on to be a director of movies like Heyy Babyy, Housefull, Housefull 2, Himmatwala and Humshakals. He made his acting debut with the movie Jhooth Bole Kauwa Kaate along with the brief appearance in the movies like Main Hoon Na, Mujhse Shaadi Karogi and Happy New Year.
Sajid is one of the talented persons in the field he is involved in which is why he was honored with the awards like Zee Cine Awards for the Best Director, ITA Award for Best Anchor and Zee Ristey Award for Favourite Judge. He was also nominated as The Best director of the movie Housefull.
Net worth and Life Style
The 46-year-old Sajid has accumulated an estimated net worth of $2 million. He charges 8-12 crores per film. Being involved in different fields such as filmmaker, scriptwriter, and director, Sajid made a good sum of money. Consequently, he owns many properties in different parts of the country. Khan resides in a lavish house and owns many fancy cars.
Khan is very fond of watching movies and cracking jokes. He did mimicry & action scenes with his friends and also earned money entertaining people using his talents. He is not so affectionate about social media sites and hence is active only on Twitter.