The versatile actress Gauhar Khan, is an Indian movie actress, a former VJ and a model and also the younger sister of the famous tv actress Nigaar Khan. She gained popularity for her critically acclaimed role in a Ranbir Kapoor starrer, "Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year" in 2009. In 2010, she put together a cast of the first-ever Bollywood musical, 'Zangoora: The Gypsy Prince' where she played the lead opposite Hussain Kuwajerwala, along with Kashmira Irani. In 2002, she has participated in Femina Miss India contest and secured fourth place. Currently, she is seen in the most controversial reality show Bigg Boss 7.
Gauhar was born on 23 August, 1981 into a humble Muslim family in Pune, Maharashtra. She completed her schooling from Mount Carmel Convent School, lullanagar, Pune. She has starred in a couple of television ads, which includes Ford Ikon and Tanishq jewellery. Gauhar has also modeled for Manish Malhotra. She has participated in a popular celebrity dance show, 'Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa'. Gauhar Khan along with her sister Nigaar Khan appeared in a TV show "The Khan Sisters" which was Indian version of "Keeping up with the Kardashians".