Faraaz Khan Biography and Wikipedia
Faraaz Khan is an Indian film actor popular for his roles in Bollywood films in the late 1990s and early 2000s, such as Fareb and Mehndi. He is the son of actor Yusuf Khan best remembered as Zebisko from Amar Akbar Anthony.
Khan was signed for a debut lead role in the 1989 musical-romance Maine Pyar Kiya, but he fell seriously ill before shooting began, and so was replaced by Salman Khan.
Faraaz Khan Age and Birthday, How Old is He?
Faraaz is 46 years old as of 2020, He was born on May 27, 1974, in Mumbai, India. Faraaz celebrates his birthday on May 27.
Faraaz Khan Height and Weight
Faraaz stands at an average height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.76m) with a total weight of 70Kg (153Lbs).
Faraaz Khan Family, Father and Education
Faraaz was born and raised in Mumbai, India. He is the son of actor Yusuf Khan best remembered as Zebisko from Amar Akbar Anthony.
Faraaz Khan Wife, Children and Married
Faraaz Khan is quite secretive about his personal life. he has not disclosed any information on his wife’s identity or whether he is married or single. This information is soon to be updated.
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Faraaz Khan Illness and Health
Bollywood actor Faraaz Khan is battling for life in a Bengaluru hospital after he was diagnosed with a brain infection.
Faraaz, who starred opposite Rani Mukerji in the 1998 release Mehndi and Vikram Bhatt’s 1996 thriller Fareb, suffered three consecutive seizures owing to a herpes infection in his brain that had spread from his chest. He developed pneumonia as a consequence of seizures.
The actor’s treatment requires Rs25 lakh for his treatment, for which his family has started a fundraiser. Till now, over Rs 3,20,000 has been raised.
The details of the fundraiser, shared by Faraaz’s family members, Farhad Abousher and Ahmed Shamoon at ImpactGuru crowdfunding platform, read: “Faraaz Khan who gave many years of his life to the art of acting and gave his best in front of the camera only to impress his audience needs your help to survive today. Please help me raise enough funds to get Faraaz the treatment he needs.”
What Happeed to Faraaz Khan?
Explaining his illness, they stated: “Faraaz had been suffering from a cough and an infection in his chest for nearly a year. Recently, the coughing had aggravated so due to the prevailing pandemic, he decided to consult the doctor over a video call.”
“Over the video consultation on 8th October 2020, the doctor saw his condition and recommended that he gets himself admitted to a hospital as his cough was quite intense and to prevent any further infection, hospitalization was the best thing to do. So, immediately we called for an ambulance. However what happened after that has shaken us up to the core,” the statement further said.
“While the ambulance was on its way, Faraaz suddenly suffered a seizure. He suddenly started shaking uncontrollably and couldn’t control his movements either. As soon as the ambulance arrived, Faraaz was out on a stretcher and was being lowered into the ambulance when he suffered another seizure. As the ambulance was rushing to Vikram Hospital, Banglore, he suffered a third seizure in the ambulance in such a short time span,” the statement read.
“Faraaz was admitted to the emergency ward of Vikram hospital where we found out that he suffered three consecutive seizures due to a herpes infection in his brain that had spread from his chest. Besides, while he suffered from these seizures, he swallowed the mucus and saliva of his cough which entered his lungs and caused pneumonia,” the statement continued.
How Is Faraaz Khan Doing?
At the moment, Faraaz is still unconscious in the ICU. “The doctors are trying their best to get him out of danger but that will require another 7-10 days of critical care…It has been years since Faraaz has worked in films.
And 25 lakhs is a huge amount to be arranged. We have a simple life and earn our living with our job and enjoy spending the weekends with our family,” the family said in the statement.
Faraaz Khan and Salman Khan
Salman Khan is the latest Bollywood celebrity to have extended his support to actor Faraaz Khan, who is currently being treated in the Intensive Care Unit of Bengaluru’s Vikram Hospital. The actor, who is best known for starring in the 1998 film Mehndi, co-starring Rani Mukerji, was rushed to the hospital on October 8.
Faraaz Khan and Pooja Bhatt
Actress Pooja Bhatt was one of the first celebrities to ask for help for Faraaz Khan. Sharing the link of the fundraising platform along with her tweet, Pooja Bhatt wrote: “Please share and contribute if possible. I am. Would be grateful if any of you can as well.”
Faraaz Khan Net Worth
Faraaz has an estimated net worth of $380,000 as of 2020.
Faraaz Khan Movies
- Fareb (1996)
- Prithvi (1997)
- Love Story 98
- Mehndi (1998)
- Dulhan Banoo Main Teri (1999)
- Dil Ne Phir Yaad Kiya (2001)
- Bazaar: Market of Love, Lust, and Desire (2004)
- Chand Bujh Gaya (2005)
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