Posted Mon, July 21, 2014 12:59pm IST

The Khuda Kay Liye actor is all set to enter Bollywood and here are some lesser known facts about Pakistani small screen hero’s

Fawad Afzal Khan is a Pakistani model, actor and singer who is best known for his hit small screen appearance as the intense Zaroon Junaid in Zindagi Gulzar Hai will soon be romancing Sonam Kapoor in Shashanka Ghosh’s Khoobsurat. This dashing dude is all set to woo Bollywoodwallahs with his debut in the remake of 1980 cult romantic comedy that featured Rekha and Rakesh Roshan. And here’s all you should know about this new dude…

Bollywood debut: The actor like his colleague from Pak, Ali Zafar is all set to venture into the Hindi film industry as Sonam’s royal prince charming. However he is a well known face in Pakistani cinema and was a part of Khuda Kay Liye one of the highest grossing Pakistani film in 2007. The actor is all set to romance Kareena Kapoor Khan in an upcoming Yash Raj Film. Apart from these, Khan will be seen in a science fiction film Kolachi by Summer Nick and in Sultana Siddiqui’s Pakistani movie which is set to go on floors by  mid 2014.

Modeling days: One of the dashing dudes from the neighbourhood, the actor started modeling at the age of thirteen. He became the face of several endorsements and brands before launching his own with wife Sadaf in 2012. No doubt that he was soon recognised and became a known face of the entertainment industry soon after.

Singing stint: Like Ali Zafar, Fawad too is not just an actor but also a singer. The actor who was once a part of well known Pakistani band Entity Paradigm however quit the band in 2007 coz his acting career took off well. During his stint as a lead singer of this rock band, Khan gave his first hit album Irtiqa, the songs from which earned popularity.

Small screen success: Fawad started his small screen innings alongside his fellow band member Ahmed Ali Butt in Jutt and Bond when he was just 19. He soon followed his TV career growth with shows like Satrangi, Dastaan and Humsafar. In 2013 he worked on serials like Ashk and Zindagi Gulzar Hai and will soon be seen in Behadd on Zee TV’s Zindagi channel.

Happily married: While he’s certainly the new heartthrob to watch out for, many single girls will be heartbroken to hear that Fawad Khan is happily married to Sadaf. He got married when he was just 17 and has a son named Ayaan Khan.