Niharika Khan

Niharika Khan

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Niharika Khan Profile

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  • Niharika Khan
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  • Ayub Khan

Niharika Khan Biography


Niharika Khan is a National award winning costume designer of Bollywood. She won it for designing the costumes of Vidya Balan for her blockbuster hit – The dirty picture (2011). She won Filmfare awards as well for the same. She is married to film and television actor Ayub Khan. She has won IIFA Award for Best Costume Design for Dirty Picture as well as Band baja baarat (2010). Her other most noticeable works are Rock on!, Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year, Delhi Belly, Inkaar, Chashme Baddoor, Khoya Khoya Chand and Trishna. Her other works include - Kai Po Che! (2013) and Ajab Gazabb Love (2012).


Niharika was born to parents, belonging to Parsi and Punjabi. Khan did her master’s degree in public relations and HR from Seattle, US before entering film world. Her marriage with Ayub Khan is also nothing short of a film story. They were in love while studying at college. When Niharika left to the US for her future studies their relationship was broken. Later they got married to other people. After 11 years, they both divorced and married each other.


Khan started her career with Khoya Khoya Chand (2007). However the movie with Shiney Ahuja and Soha Ali Khan was a flop at box office. Thus Niharika’s work went unnoticed. Her biggest break was Rock on! This movie marked the debut of Farhan Akhtar as an actor and the movie based on rock band was successful at box office too. Thus Niharika’s work got noticed for the first time. Then she got another big break in the industry through Yash Raj Films. Band Baja Baraat was fully dedicated to wedding ceremonies and arrangements and her costume designs were well noted as well. She won her first awards through this movie (IIFA).   


Next year she got Ekta Kapoor’s Dirty picture and till now, it’s regarded as her best work for which she has won both Filmfare and National awards for best costume design.  

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Updated: October 23, 2013


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