Fawad Khan's Filmy Love Story With Sadaf: Fell In Love At 17, Briefly Left Acting To Marry Her

Did you know that the Pakistani heartthrob, Fawad Khan once gave up on acting just so that he could marry the love of his life, Sadaf? Check out other interesting details of their filmy love story.


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Fawad Khan's Filmy Love Story With Sadaf: Fell In Love At 17, Briefly Left Acting To Marry Her

For most Indians, the introduction to Pakistani dramas happened through Fawad Khan’s two most famous dramas, Humsafar and Zindagi Gulzar Hai. His on-screen presence, chemistry with his co-actors and impeccable acting skills cemented his name as one of the best romantic heroes in the entertainment industry. After proving his mettle in Lollywood, Fawad Khan made a name for himself in the Indian entertainment industry when he debuted with the romcom, Khoobsurat in 2014. 

He won millions of hearts with his role as ‘Vikram’ and went on to act in other acclaimed Bollywood movies such as Kapoor & Sons and Ae Dil Hai Mushkil. Apart from being the best personification of a hopeless romantic on the screen, Fawad is also known for being a lover boy in real life. While his professional life is like an open book, the actor’s personal life, especially his love story, is not much known to the public. Let us tell you the Pakistani heartthrob’s fairytale-like love story. From what we know, the actor was even ready to give up his career, just for the sake of his love.

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Fawad Khan is one of the notable names in the entertainment industry

Fawad Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He has had an amazing journey in the global entertainment industry and has a tremendous fan following in both India and Pakistan. One of Fawad's most renowned performances was in the Pakistani drama, Zindagi Gulzar Hai, in which he starred alongside Pakistani actress, Sanam Saeed. This drama shot him to immense popularity and set the stage for his remarkable future performances in notable dramas like Dastaan, Behadd, Satrangi, Ashk, and the critically acclaimed Humsafar.

Moreover, Fawad's charms are not limited to acting. His artistic spectrum extends to the music industry as well. Previously, he was associated with the rock band, Entity Paradigm (EP) and was successful as a singer. There is no doubt that Fawad is a multi-talented individual who seamlessly wove his artistic abilities and captivated audiences with his on-screen performances and melodic voice.

Fawad Khan always wanted to be an actor

Beyond the glitz and glamour of the film industry, Fawad Khan reportedly holds a degree in software engineering. His academic journey took him through Lahore Grammar School, Johar Town, culminating in a degree from the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES) in Lahore. Despite the challenges in securing a job in his chosen field, Fawad embraced the unpredictable acting path, leading to an immensely successful career for over two decades now. However, Fawad, a professionally successful individual, had a hard time in his love life.

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Fawad Khan fell head-over-heels in love with Sadaf when he was only 17 years old

Fawad Khan had to face a turbulent time period in his life when he had to bid adieu to his acting profession for his love. Unlike his reel life, Fawad did have to move mountains to get married to the love of his life. Fawad fell in love with his Sadaf Khan, when he was 17 and was studying at the Grammar School of Lahore. The actor met his ladylove in school and became friends with her, and he gradually fell in love with her, but due to his shy nature, he could not muster the courage to express his feelings to Sadaf.

Fortunately, an online conversation between the two took their bond to the next level, and they started dating in 1998. As per several reports, just seven days after their first meeting, Fawad proposed marriage to Sadaf. Moreover, both of them spent their journey together till college, and gradually, the love between the two grew stronger. But their love story was not easy because Sadaf's family was against their marriage.

Sadaf's family was against marriage with an actor

Sadaf's family never wanted their daughter to marry a TV actor. Her family put a condition before Fawad that he could marry Sadaf only if he quits acting once and for all. The actor loved Sadaf so much that he thought of nothing else and put his career at stake for his love. After leaving acting, he started working in a 9-5 job. After this, both of them got married in 2005. Today, the couple is blessed with a daughter and a son, forming a foundation of love and support that complements Fawad Khan's illustrious career. 

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Fawad Khan gave the first PKR 100 crore movie to the Pakistani film industry

Today, the Pakistani actor, Fawad Khan is one of the famous names in the world of acting. His performances are loved by millions, and he is still one of the most acclaimed actors in Lollywood. Fawad, who gave the first 100 crore film, The Legend of Maula Jatt, to the Pakistani film industry, was fond of acting since childhood, and his own love life is no different from any film story.

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