Zareen Khan aka Zarine Khan is an Indian actress known for her films like Housefull 2 (2012), Jatt James Bond (2014), and Hate Story 3 (2015).
She belongs to a Muslim family and was born on 14 May 1987 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She has a sister, Sana Khan.
She went to Duruelo Convent High School in Mumbai for her schooling. After that, she was enrolled in Rizvi College of Arts, Science and Commerce in Mumbai for further studies but she left studies midway to pursue her career in acting.
Zareen Khan made her acting debut in 2010 by playing the lead role of Princess Yashodhara in the Bollywood film, Veer. Bollywood star, Salman Khan first noticed her during her visit on the set of film, Yuvraj at Subhash Ghai’s film school, Whistling Woods International and gave her name to director, Anil Sharma for casting her in film, Veer. She gained 8 kg weight for her role in that film. In 2011, she made her special appearance in the song, Character Dheela of film, Ready. She came into limelight in 2012 when she played the role of a model, JLo in Sajid Khan’s comedy film, Housefull 2. In 2013, she did an item number Malgove in Tamil film, Naan Rajavaga Pogiren.
Her debut Punjabi film, Jatt James Bond (2014) earned her huge fame. She played the lead role of Laali, opposite Gippy Grewal in that film. After that, she has done a number of Bollywood films like DOA: Death of Amar (2014), Hate Story 3 (2015), Aksar 2 (2017), and 1921 (2018). She also did item numbers, Khallas in film, Veerappan (2016) and Mahi Ve in film, Wajah Tum Ho (2016).
In 2016, she was featured in Armaan Malik & Neeti Mohan’s music video, Pyaar Manga Hai.
In 2018, she hosted the MTV India’s show, MTV Troll Police.
PTC Punjabi Film Award for Best Female Debut for the film, Jatt James Bond (2014)
Hindi Cinema Gaurav Award at 11th Global Film Festival 2018
Actor: Salman Khan
Film: Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Zareen has appeared on several magazine covers including Fitlook.
Earlier, she used to be obese and weighed around 100 kg but after strict diet and regular gym, she lost approximately 40 kg weight.