Sohail Khan

The younger brother of Salman Khan, Sohail Khan, started his career as a film producer and director and then he landed in acting in movies. Sohail was born on December 20, 1970 to a family who has been connected with the film industry for generations. Salim Khan who is Sohail’s father is a successful scriptwriter and his stepmother who is Helen is a popular dancer of yesteryear. His elder brothers Salman Khan and Arbaaz Khan are popular Bollywood actors. He made his directorial debut with the film ‘Auzaar’ in 1997, which had his brother Salman Khan in the lead. In the year 1998, Sohail directed his both elder brothers Salman and Arbaaz in the movie ‘Pyar Kiya Toh Darna Kya’ and in 1999 ‘Hello Brother’. Sohail’s first movie as a leading actor was ‘Maine DIl Tuhjko Diya’ which was released in 2002. The film was directed, produced and written by him. The film was big box office failure. In fact most of Sohail’s movies have remained box office failures. His first hit was ‘Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya’ in the year 2005 with brother Salman. Here he played the supporting actor and was paired opposite Katrina Kaif. Sohail has also written and produced the multi-starrer ‘Fight Club- Members Only’ which did not fare well at the box office. The film ‘Aryan’ which was based on boxing had a delayed release, his performance in the film was well received. His 2007 release was ‘Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute To Love’. Sohail Khan produced ‘Partner’ which was huge box office hit.