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    Imtiaz Khan Wiki, Age, Death, Wife, Family, Biography & More

    Imtiaz Khan was a popular Indian actor. His brother, the late Bollywood actor Amjad Khan, is famously known as ‘Gabbar Singh.’

    Imtiaz Khan was a popular Indian actor. His brother, the late Bollywood actor Amjad Khan, is famously known as ‘Gabbar Singh.’

    Wiki/Biography

    Imtiaz Khan was born on Thursday, 15 October 1942 (age 77 years at the time of death), in Peshawar, British India (Now Pakistan). He did his schooling from St. Andrew’s High School in Bandra, Mumbai. He attended R D National College to complete his graduation.

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    Imtiaz Khan’s Childhood Picture

    Family & Caste

    Imtiaz Khan was born in a Pashtun family in Peshawar.

    Parents & Siblings

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    His father, Jayant aka Zakaria Khan was a well-known Bollywood actor. His mother’s name is Quamran Sultan (Qamar Khan). His brothers, Amjad Khan and Inayat Khan were actors too. His paternal grandfather, Syed Ahmad Khan belonged to a Pathani Peshawar family and was the ADC of Maharaja Jai Singh of Alwar.

    Imtiaz Khan With His Brother and Father

    Imtiaz Khan With His Brother and Mother

    Imtiaz Khan With His Brother, Amjad Khan

    Relationships, Wife & Children

    Reportedly, he got married to a lady named Roshan in the early ’80s, who was a junior artist in films, but later, they got separated. Imtiaz Khan’s second wife is the popular TV actress, Krutika Desai, who has worked in the TV serials like ‘Dekh Bhai Dekh’ (1993), ‘Chandrakanta’ (1994), and ‘Mere Angne Mein’ (2015). Imtiaz and Krutika had adopted a girl child, Ayesha Khan.

    Krutika Desai With Imtiaz Khan

    Imtiaz Khan With His Wife

    Imtiaz Khan’s Wife and Daughter

    Career

    While he was in college, he started acting in theatre plays. He had directed many theatre plays, including ‘Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon,’ ‘Loot,’ and ‘Chunchun Karti Aai Chidiya.’

    Loot- A Theatre Play Written and Directed by Imtiaz Khan

    He started his career as a child actor.

    Imtiaz Khan in Watan

    He appeared as an actor in the Bollywood film ‘Nazneen’ in 1951.

    Nazneen

    He acted in more than 80 Bollywood films, including ‘Yaadon Ki Baaraat’ (1973), ‘Pyara Dost’ (1982), ‘Ameer Aadmi Gareeb Aadmi’ (1985), ‘Dak Bangla’ (1987), ‘Do Gaz Zameen Ke Neeche’ (1972), and ‘Dayar E Madina’ (1975).

    A Still From Imtiaz Khan’s Film

    He started his career as a Bollywood director with the film, ‘Zindagi Ki Raahen,’ but the film got shelved. Later, he directed many Bollywood films but most of his films got shelved. Later, he assisted the Bollywood director, Chetan Anand in various films. He had directed and produced a few Gujarati TV serials. He had also directed Hindi TV serials for Doordarshan, like ‘Ankahi’ (1982) and ‘Noor Jahan’ (2000).

    Controversy

    While he was working as a Bollywood director, his name was linked up with the veteran Bollywood actress, Reena Roy. Reena got very upset with such rumours and denied to work in Imtiaz’s film.

    Death

    On 15 March 2020, Imtiaz took his last breath in Mumbai.

    Facts/Trivia

    • He had changed his name from Zecharian Khan to Imtiaz Khan before debuting as an actor in Bollywood.

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