Kamaal R Khan Biography and Career
Mohammed Rashid better known as Kamaal Rashid Khan (born 1 January 1975; often referred to as KRK or Kamaal R Khan), is an Indian actor, producer and writer in Hindi and Bhojpuri cinema. In this article we are going to talk about the biography, career, notable works, films and family of Actor Kamaal R Khan so read the article till the end.
He has produced or written most of the films he has starred in, notably the controversial Deshdrohi (2008), his only film as a lead actor. He is best known for his supporting role in Ek Villain (2014) and for participating in the reality show Bigg Boss in 2009. He has also appeared in music videos.
Kamaal R Khan is a famous television and film celebrity and he worked in so many movies, this biography article is incomplete without talking about his films and shows. So here you will gain info about his films and projects.
Desh Drohi a crime-thriller, was his first film as a leading actor and dealt with organised crime in India and like his previous ventures was also written and produced by him. It received negative reviews from critics and was banned by the Maharashtra state government amid riot concerns for depicting the 2008 attacks on Uttar Pradeshi and Bihari migrants in Maharashtra, which was eventually lifted by the Bombay High Court.
His next was Jimmy (2008) directed by Raj N. Sippy, another crime film written and produced by Khan. He is best known for his supporting role in the film Ek Villain (The Villain; 2014), where he played the role of the titular serial killer’s best friend, notably neither produced nor written by him. At the 2015 Ghanta Awards (humorous Bollywood film awards), Khan was awarded the Worst Supporting Actor for Ek Villain.
Kamaal R Khan also appeared in the third season of the reality show Bigg Boss, the Indian version of Big Brother, in 2009; he later appeared in the stand-up comedy show, Comedy Nights Bachao in 2015. Besides films and television, he has also starred in music videos including “Tum Meri Ho” (2019) sung by Javed Ali, which he also produced and wrote the lyrics for.
He has since shifted to the profession of a YouTuber, posting film reviews and box office analysis. These videos, which often target Indian celebrities, have attracted controversy. Carry Minati, another Indian YouTuber, roasted Khan in a 2016 video “KRK India’s Best Film Actor/Producer/Critic”. Mika Singh, an Indian singer, released a diss track against Khan.
Short biography of Kamaal R Khan
Kamaal R Khan was born in a Muslim family in Deoband, a town in the Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh, India in 1975. He is the father of two kids, a son and a daughter. A businessman, he ventured into the Indian film industry during the 2000s.
He started out as a producer and writer for films and has also appeared in supporting roles therein, these include the Hindi romance-drama Sitam (lit. ’Tyranny’; 2005) directed by Partho Ghosh, the Bhojpuri films Tu Hamaar Hou (lit. ’You Are Mine’; 2006) directed by Jayprakkash Shaw, Munna Pandey Berozgaar (lit. ’Munna Pandey Unemployed’; 2007) directed by Manish Jain; romance and comedy films respectively.
He was a candidate in the 2014 Indian general election for the Lok Sabha (lower house of the Indian Parliament) from the Samajwadi Party. He quit the party citing differences with Samajwadi Party leader Abu Azmi’s son Farhan Azmi and contested as an independent politician but did not win. He also has business interests in Dubai.
Random biography facts about Kamaal R Khan
Kamal R Khan has been at the centre of controversies since 2005. Courts in Mumbai granted injunctions to restrict Khan from posting defamatory content against actor Salman Khan and producers Nikhil Dwivedi and Vashu Bhagnani in separate cases in 2021.
Kamaal R Khan was arrested and detained in 2022 by the Mumbai Police, when returning from Dubai where he had been residing, for complaints (filed by Yuva Sena politician Rahul Kanal) on his 2020 tweets against Akshay Kumar-starrer Laxmii, a 2020 LGBT film dealing with transgender issues and tweets against director Ram Gopal Varma.
After spending nine days in judicial custody, he was granted bail for the tweets and for a separate 2021 sexual molestation complaint filed by model Taashaa Hayaat.
We hope this biography article of Kamaal R Khan will be helpful for you to understand his journey and works.
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