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Ishtiyak Khan is an Indian actor and comedian who is known for playing supporting roles in the Bollywood films like Phas Gaye Re Obama (2010), Tamasha (2015), and Ludo (2020). In September 2022, he appeared in the Indian comedy show The Kapil Sharma Show on Sony TV.

Wiki/Biography

Ishtiyak Khan aka Ishtiyak Arif Khan was born on Thursday, 15 April 1976 (age 46 years; as of 2022) in Panna, Madhya Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Aries. Ishtiyak completed his schooling at Government R P H S School, Panna, Madhya Pradesh. He graduated from the National School of Drama (NSD), New Delhi, India.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Weight (approx.): 60 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Ishtiyak Khan's photo

Family

Parents & Siblings

Ishtiyak’s father’s name is Furkan Ali. His mother’s name is Dilara Bano.

Ishtiyak Khan with his mother

Ishtiyak Khan with his mother

Ishtiyak has a brother, Faiz Mohammed Khan.

Ishtiyak Khan (right) with his brother and other family members

Ishtiyak Khan (right) with his brother and other family members

Wife & Children

On 9 April 2007, Ishtiyak Khan got married to Kiran Arif Khan.

Ishtiyak Khan with his wife Kiran Arif Khan

Ishtiyak Khan with his wife Kiran Arif Khan

The couple has a son, Shams Khan, and a daughter, Sheen Khan.

Ishtiyak Khan with his children, Shams Khan (left) and Sheen Khan (right)

Ishtiyak Khan with his children, Shams Khan (left) and Sheen Khan (right)

Religion

Ishtiyak Khan follows Islam.

Ishtiyak Khan's Instagram post in which he is seen celebrating Shab-e-Barat with his wife

Ishtiyak Khan’s Instagram post in which he is seen celebrating Shab-e-Barat with his wife

Career

Film

In 2009, Ishtiyak Khan made his Bollywood debut with the film Agyaat in which he played the role of Laxman. In 2010, he appeared in the film Phas Gaye Re Obama in which he played the role of an English teacher.

 

 

Later, he appeared in a few Bollywood films like Tees Maar Khan as a villager (2010), Jolly LLB as Vasu (2013), Jai Ho! Democracy as Santosh (2015), and Tamasha as Rajesh Autowala (2015). In 2017, Ishtiyak appeared in two films, Anaarkali of Aarah as Hiraman Tiwari and Fukrey Returns as Tiddey. In 2018, he appeared as Sunny in the film FryDay. In 2019, he played the role of Chaurasia in the film Bharat, and in 2020, he appeared in the film Ludo as Sukumar Sinha on Netflix.

Ishtiyak Khan in a still from his Bollywood film Ludo

Ishtiyak Khan in a still from his Bollywood film Ludo

In 2022, he appeared in a few films like Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 – Agni Pariksha as Shailendra Thakur, Prem Gajra Ani Chilli Chicken as Sunil 2018 on Disney+ Hotstar, Aanchhi as Chaman, and Janhit Mein Jaari as Purushottam Tiwari on ZEE5.

Poster of the Bollywood film Aanchhi

Poster of the Bollywood film Aanchhi

In an interview, on being asked about playing the role of a father in the film, Ishtiyak revealed that at first, he was unsure to take the role, but he later accepted the offer and said,

I’m playing the father of Nushrratt Bharuccha who has a lingerie business. When this role was offered to me, I thought there was some misunderstanding as to how I would look like her father but then director Jai Basantu and writer Raaj Shandilya explained to me the character graph. Also casting director Parag said I was fit for the role, so I started gearing up for the same.”

Television

In February 2018, Ishtiyak Khan made his television debut with the show “Har Shaakh Pe Ullu Baithaa Hai” in which he played the role of Puttan on StarPlus. In 2022, he appeared in the show Hasi Ka Hahakaar on The Q.

Commercials

Ishtiyak Khan has appeared in a few commercials for brands like Lux Venus along with Amitabh Bacchan, Udaan App with Pankaj Tripathi, Tata Motors, 7UP, and Redmi.

 

Theatre

Since childhood, Ishtiyak Khan aspired to become an actor. During his school days, he participated in many theatre plays and drama competitions. Ishtiyak performed a few plays for the theatre group Anveshan Theatre Group in Sagar, Madhya Pradesh. After graduating from the National School of Drama, he moved to Mumbai to pursue his dream of becoming an actor. In 1989, he joined a theatre group, the Indian People’s Theatre Association (IPTA) in Juhu, Mumbai. Ishtiyak performed his first street play Gili Gili Fu, which was directed by Devesh Mishra. His first stage show was Ek Tha Gadha Urf Aladad Khan, which was directed by Satish Sharma.

Poster of the theatre play Shree Maan Chor, written and directed by Ishtiyak Khan

Poster of the theatre play Shree Maan Chor, written and directed by Ishtiyak Khan

Web series

In 2021, Ishtiyak Khan appeared in the web series Dhindora on YouTube. In 2022, he appeared in the web series Shubh Mangal Mein Dangal on Hungama Play.

Award

In November 2019, Ishtiyak Khan won the Special Festival Mention Award at Moonwhite Films International Film Fest 2019.

Ishtiyak Khan (right) with his award at Moonwhite Films International Film Fest 2019

Ishtiyak Khan (right) with his award at Moonwhite Films International Film Fest 2019

Favourites

  • Holiday Destination: Jaipur

Facts/Trivia

  • Ishtiyat Khan is fond of singing, and he likes to play different musical instruments like tabla, harmonium, dholak, benju, and conga.
  • Ishtiyak follows a non-vegetarian diet.
    Ishtiyak Khan's post on his social media handle about his eating habits

    Ishtiyak Khan’s post on his social media handle about his eating habits

  • Ishtiyak is trained in Indian classical music, and he received his training from his guru Ram Prasad. Ishtiyak received his training in Rang Sangeet from Shri Baba Karant.
  • Ishtiyak owns a theatre group, Mukhatib Theatre Group in Mumbai, India.
    Poster of the theatre play Love Bug by Mukhatib Theatre Group, Mumbai

    Poster of the theatre play Love Bug by Mukhatib Theatre Group, Mumbai

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