She’s a fresh face with an equally fresh outlook on how she wants to progress in her career.
Armeena Rana Khan is set to be Pakistani cinema’s newest darling.
A newcomer even in the TV industry, she has a fan following that tells us that she’s clicked with the crowd.
It helps that she has the face of an angel and is cast in roles that match.
Few people know this but you’ve already made your film debut in a little-known Bollywood rom-com called It’s Too Much.
Armeena Rana-Khan is a Canadian actress and model. She began her acting as a hobby whilst studying for a degree in business in the United Kingdom. After graduating with honours she turned away from a career in business management to focus on acting seriously. She landed roles in independent films and shorts and moved residence from Canada to London permanently. From here she explored the European and South Asian film and media industries.
In 2011, her career received a boost in South Asia where she was hired as a commercial model to front campaigns for a number of major Pakistani brands that aired on a cross platform multinational basis. This culminated in her acclaimed campaign of 2011 for Nishat Linen Company, which turned Armeena into a recognisable face in Pakistan. The success of this campaign resulted Nishat commissioning larger repeat campaign in 2012.
Along with her work in the Bollywood and South Asia, Armeena continues to collaborate on experimental European projects aimed at film festivals.
Armeena’s distinctive look has seen her consistently voted in various polls of ‘the top ten most beautiful south Asian female models’. She has also recently been named amidst the ‘Top 50 sexiest Asian women in the world’ and appeared in numerous magazines including Maxim (India), Xpose, Asiana and Libas international, as well as literary book covers including the Spanish novel – ‘La maldicion del tigre’.
In 2012, Khan took on her first acting role in an Art house Indian film. This was followed by her first Pakistani role in the drama ‘Shabe-Arzoo Ka Alaam’ (ARY Digital). Khan went onto perform in two British short films, ‘Writhe’ and ‘Stranger Within Me’. These were selected for the 2013 and 2014 Cannes film festivals respectively (short film corner).In 2014, Khan’s second Pakistani drama “Mohabbat Ab Nahi Hogi” proved to be a commercial success and firmly established Khan in the Pakistani Television industry.
In 2015, Khan starred in two successful dramas, ‘Ishq Parast’ (ARY Digital) and ‘Karb’ (HUM TV). She made her debut into Lollywood with ther first movie ‘Bin Roye’.The success of Bin Roye needs no explaination and soon Armeena Khan become the first choice of feature films be it ‘Yalghaar’ or ‘Jaanan’.
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