Riyaz Khan

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Riyaz Khan
Riyaz Khan at the Aagam Audio Launch.jpg
Riyaz Khan at the Aagam Audio Launch
Born (1970-09-09) 9 September 1970 (age 52)
Other namesRiyazikka
Years active1993–present
Height5 ft 7 in (170 cm)
(m. 1992)
Children2 [2]

Riyaz Khan is an Indian actor and bodybuilder. He predominantly works in Malayalam and Tamil films and television series, besides acting in a few Telugu and Kannada films, as well as two Hindi films. Riyaz debuted in Malayalam through the 1994 film Sukham Sukhakaram , directed by Balachandra Menon. Later, he went on to act in Tamil and Telugu films. After many years, he came back to the Malayalam film industry through the 2003 Mohanlal starrer Balettan .


Early and Personal Life

Khan was born to Rasheed, a Malayalam film producer and Rasheeda Baanu at Fort Kochi, Kerala. He has a sister, Roshini who is married. Since his father was a movie producer and all the South Indian movies were then shot in Madras, now known Chennai, his family migrated there. He had his primary education from Chennai and pursued his bachelor's degree from United States. [3] He married actress Uma Riyaz, who is the daughter of Tamil music director Kamesh and actress Kamala Kamesh. The couple has two sons, Shariq Hassan and Samarth Hassan.


His notable films include Badri (2001), Baba (2002), Ramana (2002), Balettan (2003), Winner (2003), Runway (2004), Vesham (2004) Power of Womeni (2005) Ghajini (2005), Thirupathi (2006), Stalin (2006) and Pokkiri Raja (2010).

He acted in the serial Nandini , which was aired on Sun TV.

He is also a brand ambassador of a Chennai-based fitness studio called Inshape Health & Fitness. [4]








1998 Ramany vs Ramany Suresh Sun TV Tamil
2000 Chithi Anand
2002 Annamalai Nallasivam
2017–2018 Nandini Seiya Nayagi and Rathnavel Bhoopathi Sun TV
2017–2019Ranganayaki and Krishnamoorthi Bhoopathi Udaya TV Kannada
2019–2022 Magarasi Sendhoora Pandian Sun TV Tamil
2021 Kannana Kanne Dharmadurai
2022BhagyalakshmiHimself Zee Keralam Malayalam
Kanyadanam SP Jagan Surya TV

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