Gulfam Khan (Hindi: गुलफाम खान; born 6 June 1975) is an Indian television and film actress who works in Indian television and Bollywood Hindi cinema. She has done many roles in many TV series and is currently playing Nazneen in the Aladdin - Naam Toh Suna Hoga.
Early life and background
Gulfam Khan was born in Mumbai, as a daughter of Pathan parents who were settled in Bombay, now known as Mumbai. She was brought up in a family with 4 siblings. She attended school at Silver Beach High School, Juhu and later graduated from Tolani College of Commerce in Mumbai.
Gulfam Khan's family hails from Punjab's Tarn Taran district. Her grandfather, a land developer, migrated there before the Partition of India in 1920s. Her father was a businessman and her mother was a housewife. Gulfam is known in the industry as a Tech Junkie, and she is also fond of painting.
Khan made her acting debut in 2003, as Guddi, in the TV Series Lipstick. She has worked under well-known banners of the Mumbai Film Industry and with several producers and directors, for several television serials and movies (Ref the following section "Filmography"). She has recently been cast in Amir-Khan Starrer movie Talaash. In addition to her on-screen contribution, Gulfam Khan started writing screenplays in 2007. Gulfam has co-written some movie screenplays including Hisss with Jennifer Lynch. Gulfam has also written Comedy Circus Season-1 for Sony Entertainment Television (India). Gulfam has just completed working in Nagesh Kukunoors next movie Laxmi by National Award-winning director Nagesh Kukunoor, which has recently been sent for nominations to various film festivals. In June 2013. Gulfam wrapped up an episodic show called Savdhan India on Life OK Channel.
Gulfam is currently looking to diversify her casting profile. After playing brothel owner Rasili Bai in Ghar Ki Lakshmi... Betiyann, a madame in the movie Talaash and a slum queen — a boss of all bad deeds — in Mann Mein Hai Vishwas, she has turned down two films and one soap, Bani — Ishq Da Kalma, which required her to repeat the role. She has received several appreciations from the industry for her various contributions in television and cinema.
|Cinema||Ek Hasina Thi||The Prisoner||Released (2004)|
|Gayab||The Nag||Released (2004)|
|Mod||Nurse Kutty||Released (2011)|
|Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum||Socialite||Released (2012)|
|Laxmi by National Award winning director Nagesh Kukunoor||Radha||Released (2014)|
|The Legend of Michael Mishra||Chachi||Released (2016)|
- "Times Of India News: Gulfam Khan bags Mrs.Kaushik Ki Paanch Bahuein". Times Of India. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
- "News: Gulfam Khan claims she bought the first iPhone 5 in India even before Salman Khan". TellyChakkar.com News. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
- "Gulfam Khan is a tech junkie". Times Of India News. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
- "News: Mumbai Film Industry". Times Of India News. Retrieved 14 March 2013.
- "IMDB News: An actor's life is easy: Gulfam Khan". IMDB News. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "Times Of India News: Actress Gulfam Khan in Reema Kagti's movie Talaash". Times Of India. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
- "Talaash The Movie: Cast and Crew". IMDb. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
- "HISS: The movie". IMDB. Retrieved 9 May 2013.
- "Laxmi by Nagesh Kukunoor". Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 8 June 2013.
- "IMDb: Nagesh Kukunoor". IMDB. Retrieved 8 June 2013.
- "Gulfam Khan Join the Team of Laado 2". Laado2.Com. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
- "News: Gulfam won't play a brothel owner anymore". Times Of India News. Retrieved 6 December 2013.
- "News: Gulfam Khan enjoying appreciations from big names". FilmiTown.com News. Retrieved 6 August 2012.
- "News: Gulfam Khan is being appreciated for her work in Kya Super Kool Hai Hum by big names in the TV industry". TellyChakkar.com News. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
- "News: Gulfam Khan visited a brothel". Times Of India News. Retrieved 28 May 2014.
- "Gulfam's role in Madhubala inspired by Sudha Chandran". Times Of India. Retrieved 11 September 2013.
- "Gulfam Khan in Bha Se Bhade." Time Of India. Retrieved 7 December 2013.
- "MRS. KAUSHIK KI PAANCH BAHUYIEN - Serial". Zee TV. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "R. K. Laxman Ki Duniya - Serial". Sony SAB TV. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "DIYA AUR BAATI HUM - Serial". Star TV. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "DIYA AUR BAATI HUM - Watch Online". Star TV. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "News: Gulfam Khan Says Bye To Diya Aur Baati Serial". TopNews. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
- "Lipstick - Serial on ZEE TV". Media 247 UK. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "Lipstick Zee TV Serial Review on MouthShut". MouthShut. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "Sony's new show: 'Aathvaan Vachan...'". MSN Entertainment. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "Watch BHAGYAVIDHATA on Colors". Colors TV. Retrieved 12 March 2013.
- "IMDb: Ek Haseena Thi: Cast". IMDB. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
- "IMDb: Talaash the Movie". IMDB. Retrieved 26 March 2013.
- "IMDb: Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum". IMDB. Retrieved 25 March 2013.
- "IMDb: Nagesh Kukunoor". IMDB. Retrieved 8 June 2013.
- Gulfam Khan on IMDb
- Every day is a women's day: Flora Saini and Gulfam Khan, http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/tv/news-interviews/Every-day-is-a-womens-day-Flora-Saini-and-Gulfam-Khan/articleshow/31733097.cms
- Gulfam Khan Photo: Actress Gulfam Khan, director Nagesh Kukunoor and actress Flora Saini, http://www.mid-day.com/articles/spotted-ayesha-takia-azmi-in-her-first-public-appearance-after-delivery/15108091
- New Role for Gulfam Khan: http://epaper.tribuneindia.com/224089/Ludhiana-Life-Style/XL_05_February_2014#page/3/2