For those of you who don’t know, Amar Khan is a Film and TV graduate who also has had a lot of experience in theatre. Daughter of actress Fareeha Jabeen , Amar Khan is a force to be reckoned with as she is known for her unique choices of roles. She recently worked alongside Adnan Siddiqui in his own production, Ghughi, where she plays a strong and courageous Hindu woman in the 1940’s.
"Aj akhaan Waris Shah nu ki tun kabran vichchon bol, Te aj kitaab-e-ishq da koi agla varka phol. Ik roi si dhee Punjab di, tun likh likh maare vain, Aj lakhaan dheeyan rondian tainu Waris Shah nu kahen. Uth dardmandaan dia dardiaa, uth takk apnaa Punjab, Aj bele laashan bichhian te lahu di bhari Chenab!!" ~Amrita Pritam Ghughi !! Pakistan's Period Magnum Opus an Intense Hindu-Muslim Romance Saga. Dedicated to all the Ghughi's (From 1947's Nimmo to 2018's Zainab) who suffered Agony and Hardships but became the epitome of Strength,Endurance and Power for Womanhood!! 2 Days to Go..25th Jan @8pm #tvonepk #amarkhan #adnansiddiqui #abdullahharis @abdullahharisfilms #ghughi #amnamufti #iqbalhussain #cerealentertainment #pakistan #instapakistan 🕊🎥🙏❤️🎬😍
However, her latest endeavour is what really has us excited! Amar is set to don the role of a real live witch in Saife Hasan’s Bellapur Ki Dayan! Her co-stars include Adnan Siddiqui, Irfan Khoosat, Sarah Khan and Shakeel to name a few.
Speaking of how she was cast for the supernatural horror series, Amar said, in an interview with The Tribune, “I was shooting the last spell of Ghughi and the pictures of the serial were already out when Saife had the producers call me. I got to know it was a very ambitious and experimental project, so I went in and met with the director who told me that he saw a dayan in me,”
“He told me he saw something very satanic in my eyes and that’s how the journey started,” she added.
For a newcomer in the industry, ANY role can be extremely daunting, let alone the role of a blood-curdling and scary witch, however Amar had this to say,”I was very concerned about my look because it could either be an image-maker or breaker. But Bellapur Ki Dayan isn’t the typical dayan, with all those disgusting elements that we get to see in Asian horror flicks.”
Hearing alot about Ghughi Right?? But what You are not hearing about is scarier and extremely thrilling,I wish I could reveal the most complicated journey and the spooky elements of being a "Bhellapur ki Daayan"..Saife hassan with his adventurous Daayan( i.e. Me) will freeze to your bones for the most accomplished channel from our country!! #daayan #amarkhan #humtv #staytuned #supernatural #thriller #horror
She also added,“It’s been given very realistic treatment. My director’s very much hanging me with cables in the air and he’s making me do all these acrobats, so it’s no longer a bedroom drama where I shed a tear or two, or even play a glamorous nagin; nothing of such sort.”