Zayed Khan took social media to share pictures of his physical transformation and he also thanked his ex-brother-in-law, Hrithik Roshan. Zayed Khan while posting his picture mentioned Hrithik Roshan in the caption and called him a mentor.
He also mentioned taking his acting career to the next level. He wrote that Hello People, the resurrection took time but in the bargain taught me so much about believing in self hard work, razor focus and that love in all its forms is around you. All you have to do is reach out and perceive and it will be yours.
The actor also mentioned his journey:” I am finally taking my journey as an actor to the next level and quite honestly I did miss it. Going to be sharing a series of the amazing associations of pictures taken by nonother than my sister Tina Dehal. She has managed to capture the essence of who I am underneath. every 5 days, I will share a new array of pictures that exposes the transformed ‘Zayed Khan’. ..
Zayed Khan showed his gratitude towards several people in his life including his wife Malaika Khan and other family members. Zayed Khan said: “I have a lot of people to thank during this transformation Journey Starting with my wife Malaika, my parents Sanjay Khan, Zarine Khan and my sisters Suhana Khan, Farah Ali Khan, Sussanne Khan, Simone and my brother and mentor Hritik Roshan & Satya Barbarian Fitness.
And last but not least my kiddos Zidaan and Aariz are my honest sounding boards. As I release more of the series, I wish to here from all well-wishers as you guys are really and truly what’s worth this journey Big Hug to all of you. Stay Blessed and strive for simple happiness the rest will follow.”
Khan’s parents are former Bollywood actor Shah Abbas Khan (Sanjay Khan) and interior designer Zarine Khan. His father is of mixed Afghan and Iranian descent while his mother comes from a Parsi family. Zayed, who was raised as a Muslim, is the youngest of four children and the only son of his parents. His elder sisters are Simone Khan (married to Ajay Arora), Suzanne Roshan (ex-wife of actor Hrithik Roshan), and Farah Khan Ali (married to DJ Aqeel). Khan is the nephew of late actor Feroz Khan and director Akbar Khan (brothers of Sanjay Khan) and first cousin of Bollywood actor, Fardeen Khan.
Khan attended Welham Boys’ School, Dehradun, and later Kodaikanal International School, Kodaikanal, with childhood friends Esha Deol and Malaika Parekh. He studied Business Management at Montgomery College and Film Making at London Film Academy.
Khan married his high school sweetheart Malaika Parekh on 20 November 2005. In an interview, Malaika stated that Zayed proposed four times to Malaika and she has four rings from him. They both studied at Kodaikanal International School and became acquainted with each other in 1995.
Malaika Parekh was born on 23 August 1980 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Her mother, Chris Parekh, is English. Malaika is trained in the gems and jewelry business as her late father Rohit Parekh, a diamond merchant, was in the same trade.
Khan made his screen debut in 2003 in the film Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne.
In 2004, he starred in Main Hoon Na, which was one of the biggest hits in his career. It was the second highest-grossing film of 2004 behind Veer-Zaara and was declared a hit. Khan was subsequently nominated for the Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor in 2005. He also starred alongside Amrita Arora in a music video called Disco 82 Remix by DJ Aqeel for UMI-10.
Khan had 4 releases in 2005. He played an obsessive lover in Vaada alongside Arjun Rampal and Ameesha Patel. He then starred in Shabd as a photography professor, which he was very excited about because he had always wanted to do a film with Aishwarya Rai. His third release, Anubhav Sinha’s action thriller Dus, where he played a cop, did well. It was a Big Hit and was the third highest-grossing film of 2005. Khan’s final release of the year, Shaadi No. 1, flopped at the box office.
In September 2007, Malaika and Zayed announced that they were expecting their first child. The couple had a baby boy, Zidaan, born on 18 January 2008, and a second son, Aariz, born on 22 September 2011.
In 2008, Khan gave up smoking in honor of his first son.