The story behind my professional career starts with a simple assignment, and I’m really grateful for that…

Shayan Khan Farooqi, known professionally as Shayan Khan, is a Pakistani-American actor, entertainer, producer, and entrepreneur.
Khan was awarded the title of Mr. Pakistan World in 2013, and finished filming his first feature film, Na Band Na Baraati, in Toronto, Canada on October 17, 2016. Khan will be seen soon in upcoming Pakistani movie “Money Back Guarantee” with co actors Fawad Khan , Wasim Akram, Javed Sheikh and Mikaal Zulfiqaar. He is also starring in American web series “Be Someone”.

He was honoured with “Best Male Debut ” award 2019 at IPPA awards.
Khan is a successful entrepreneur based out in USA.

Early Life
Khan was born in Karachi, Pakistan. He spent the first 12 years of his life between Karachi, Pakistan and various other countries aboard motor vessels, due to his father’s occupation as a Chief Engineer within the Civil Marine. Khan has travelled extensively as a child to over 50 countries
Khan started acting on stage at St. Michael’s Convent School during festive months at a very young age. Khan’s family moved to the U.S.A., where his father started several businesses
Khan attended the Lee Strasberg Institute of Film and Television Acting at New York in 2012. In 2013, Khan was awarded the title of Mr. Pakistan World.

Careers

Business career
Khan owns several software firms heavily involved in the automation industry, which create and develop Apps, Data Base automation products, content, block-chain technology and various other software related products for licensing and sale.
Khan also owns large stakes in travel-centers, oil/gas, grocery stores, food & beverage outlets, equipment leasing, venture capital firms, construction companies, manufacturing companies, and real-estate trusts.

Entertainment career
In 2012, Khan attended the Lee Strasberg Acting Institute in Los Angeles, California. He was awarded the title of Mr. Pakistan World in 2013. Recently Khan completed filming his first full feature film, Na Band Na Baraati, on October 17, 2016 in Toronto, Canada. The film is set to release internationally in 2017.

Male Competition
Mr. Pakistan World 2013
On August 30, 2013 Khan was awarded the title of Mr. Pakistan World 2013 by noted actor from Pakistan, Noman Ijaz. Khan also won the Mr. Personality Award

Preceded by Mr. Pakistan World Succeeded by
Shan Virk 2013 Faisal Jamro
Film
Year Title Role Additional Notes
2017 Na Band Na Baraati Zahid Post Production

Reference
1. “Jalgaon district gazetteer – history, Muslim period”. Archived from the original on 2007-08-30.
2. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farooqi
3. People of India Uttar Pradesh Volume XLII Part One edited by A Hasan & J C Das pages 19 Manohar publications
4. http://www.downmelodylane.com/majrooh.html
5. https://images.dawn.com/news/1176154

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