Canadian/Pakistani actress Armeena Rana Khan has added yet another feather to her cap for the year 2016 – she has been featured in the annual issue of coveted British publication Easter Eye, as one of the 50 Sexiest Asian Women.
The actress, who has had an incredibly successful year with her debut movie Janaan becoming a worldwide blockbuster and her television serial Bin Roye securing significant Television Rating Points, rounds off a fulfilling 2016 with this acknowledgment.
Eastern Eye’s award-winning entertainment editor Asjad Nazir, who founded the list and puts it together annually said:
“The biggest breakout star of Pakistani cinema this year was Armeena Rana Khan, who followed up a successful 2015 with an even greater 2016. With her starring role in hit film Janaan, the strikingly beautiful actress helped Pakistani cinema cross new frontiers internationally and form strong connections with new audiences. One of the highest new entries in the list, she is a star who will shine even brighter in 2017.”
Armeena Khan was also recently awarded the Women’s Empowerment Award at the Pakistan Achievements Awards held in the UK. Her upcoming projects include television serial Rasm-e-Dunya, British feature-length film The Real Target, British sci-fi film, The Achilles Protocol and Pakistani feature film Yalghaar.
ABOUT ARMEENA RANA KHAN
Armeena Rana Khan, better known by her stage name ‘Armeena Khan’ is a Canadian/Pakistani actress. After completing her initial schooling in Canada, Khan graduated with an Honours degree in Business from the university in England. After that, she began a brief career in modeling and featured in print and television campaigns for various clothing and consumer brands including Nishat Linen and Faysal Bank. She went on to study Acting in London at Ealing and Pinewood Studios before focusing on her acting career full time.
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, Armeena Khan starred in two successful dramas, ‘Ishq Parast’ (ARY Digital) and ‘Karb’ (HUM TV). 2015 saw the International release of Khan’s first Pakistani feature film ‘Bin Roye.’ Additionally, Khan is also the 2015 celebrity face of ‘Sprite’ in South Asia.
‘Janaan” which was the first sympathetic portrayal of Pushtoon culture, released in 2016 and became one of the biggest blockbusters of Pakistani cinema so far. Khan is currently working on one major feature film, ‘Yalghaar,’ slated to be the most expensive Pakistani film to date.