Rukhsar Rehman Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More

Rukhsar Rehman

Rukhsar Rehman is an Indian film and television actress. She is known for her role as ‘Mrinal Singh’ in the crime and mystery TV series “The Night Manager.” She is also known for her performances in Bollywood films like PK (2014), Uri: The Surgical Strike (2019), and 83 (2021).


Rukhsar Rehman was born on Wednesday, 29 October 1975 (age 48 years; as of 2023) in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh, India. Her zodiac sign is Scorpio. She completed her schooling at a private school in Rampur, Uttar Pradesh. She holds a bachelor’s degree.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 6″

Weight (approx.): 55 kg

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Figure Measurements (approx.): 34-28-32

Rukhsar Rehman physical appearence


Rukhsar Rehman belongs to a Muslim family in Uttar Pradesh.

Parents & Siblings

Rukhsar Rehman’s father, Lateefur Rehman Khan, was an IAS officer. He passed away at the age of 73 years on 20 February 2013. Her mother passed away before Lateefur Rehman Khan’s demise. She has a younger brother and sister.

Husband & Children

Rukhsar Rehman was married to Asad Ahmed, but the couple divorced after some time. They have a 27-year-old daughter, Aisha Ahmed, who is an Indian actress.

Rukhsar Rehman with her daughter Aisha Ahmed

Rukhsar Rehman with her daughter Aisha Ahmed

In March 2010, Rukhsar Rehman got married to Faruk Kabir, an Indian filmmaker, in a secret ceremony. They dated for almost six years before getting married. The couple has been living separately since February 2023 and has filed for a divorce. [1]The Times of India

Rukhsar Rehman with Faruk Kabir

Rukhsar Rehman with Faruk Kabir


Rukhsar Rehman’s and Faruk Kabir’s families knew each other for over 20 years before Rukhsar and Faruk started dating in 2004. After spending more time with each other, they fell in love and dated for six years.


Rukhsar Rehman follows Islam.

Rukhsar Rehman's Instagram post about the Eid celebration

Rukhsar Rehman’s Instagram post about the Eid celebration



In 1992, Rukhsar Rehman made her debut in the film industry with ‘Yaad Rakhegi Duniya’ starring opposite Aditya Pancholi. She was then 17 years old and was studying in the ninth standard.

Rukhsar Rehman in a still from her debut film

Rukhsar Rehman in a still from her debut film

In the same year, she made an appearance in J.K. Bihari’s film ‘Inteha Pyar Ki’ opposite Rishi Kapoor. In 2005, she was offered a role in Ram Gopal Verma’s film ‘Sarkar.’ She grabbed the role when she heard that she would star alongside Amitabh Bachchan. After a gap of 13 years, she made her return to the big screen in 2005 with Ram Gopal Verma’s crime drama film ‘D’ in which she played the role of Bhakti Bhatnagar, Randeep Hooda‘s girlfriend. In 2008, she appeared in the comedy film ‘God Tussi Great Ho’ directed by Rumi Jaffery. In 2009, she appeared in the crime thriller film ‘The Stoneman Murders.’ In 2010-11, she appeared in supporting roles in various films such as Benny and Babloo (2010), Knock Out (2010), Allah Ke Banday (2010), Shaitan (2011), and Bheja Fry 2 (2011). In 2014, she appeared in the film ‘PK’ directed by Rajkumar Hirani. In 2017, she appeared in the Malayalam-language survival thriller film ‘Take Off’ as a Doctor. In 2019, she appeared in ‘Uri: The Surgical Strike,’ a National Award-winning film.

Rukhsar Rehman at the shoot of the film 'URI: The surgical strike'

Rukhsar Rehman at the shoot of the film ‘URI: The Surgical Strike’

She was also part of the mystery thriller ‘The Body,’ which was released on Netflix. In 2021, she appeared in Kapil Dev‘s biographical film, ’83.’ In 2022, she appeared in the film ‘Khuda Haafiz: Chapter 2 – Agni Pariksha’ as Dr. Roshni Acharya.

Web Series

In 2020, she made her digital debut with the web series ‘The Gone Game,’ a psychological thriller directed by Nikhil Nagesh Bhat, during the COVID-19 lockdown. Interestingly, the series was completely shot at the houses of the respective cast. Rukhsar, in an interview, talked about her apprehensions about shooting the series at her home and said,

I was apprehensive about shooting from home. However, my husband and daughter convinced me to take the plunge. It was a taxing process, but we had a lot of fun.”

Rukhsar Rehman in a still from the web series 'The Gone Game'

Rukhsar Rehman in a still from the web series ‘The Gone Game’

The second season of ‘The Gone Game’ premiered on 7 July 2022. Rukhsar became a popular face after this series. In 2023, she played the role of ‘Mrinal Singh’ in the series ‘The Night Manager.’

Rukhsar Rehman at the screening of the web series 'The Night Manager'

Rukhsar Rehman at the screening of the web series ‘The Night Manager’


Rukhsar Rehman made her television debut with the show Bhaskar Bharti in 2009 in which she plays the role of a fitness freak. From 2011 to 2013, she appeared in a recurring role as Dr. Mallika Trehan in the TV show Kuch Toh Log Kahenge. In 2013, she appeared on the Life OK channel’s show Tumhari Paakhi. In 2014, she played the role of the lead character’s mother in the show ‘Aur Pyaar Ho Gaya.’ In the same year, she made episodic appearances in the shows ‘Adaalat’ and ‘Savdhaan India.’ In 2018, she appeared in the show ‘Haq Se,’ which premiered on ALTBalaji.


  • Cuisine: Continental and Indian
  • Dishes: Risotto, grilled chicken, dal chawal and eggs
  • Restaurants: Indigo, Peshawari (ITC Maratha Sheraton) and Trishna
  • Drink (non-alcoholic): Fruit Punch and Orange juice
  • Street food: Pani puri
  • Recipe: Sheer Khurma
  • Designers: Manish Arora and Laila Motwane
  • Brands: Bershka, Fendi, Zara
  • Workout: Pilates


  • Rukhsar Rehman is a fitness enthusiast. She enjoys eating desserts and does not believe in dieting but emphasises healthy eating and exercising regularly. [2]Instagram – Rukhsar Rehman
  • Rukhsar Rehman comes from an orthodox Muslim family and her father wasn’t supportive of her working in the film industry, so she moved back to Lucknow after the film ‘Inteah Pyar Ki.’ After completing her education, she started her own garment designing work in Lucknow.
  • According to her, the major difference she has observed between doing films and TV is the warmth she receives from her audience when she meets them in person. When she was known for only movies, her audience treated her very formally, which changed once she started doing TV shows. [3]The Times of India
  • She is a non-vegetarian. She prefers eating chicken and seafood over mutton.
  • For breakfast, omelette or scrambled egg whites, muesli and oats are a few must-haves for her.
  • She likes all kinds of desserts except gulab jamuns.
  • She does not consume any kind of alcoholic drink.
  • She has appeared in the TV commercials for various brands like Kaya Skin Clinic, Asian Paints, Laxmi Foods and Saffola.

    Rukhsar Rehman in a still from the ad campaign of Laxmi Foods

    Rukhsar Rehman in a still from the ad campaign of Laxmi Foods

  • She is an avid reader. Some of her favourite books are ‘The Kite Runner’ and ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns.’
  • She enjoys reading poetry and often shares poems on her social media accounts.
  • In childhood, she aspired to become like Mohammed Ali or Bruce Lee, and she even wanted to get married to one of them.

    Rukhsar Rehman's passion for boxing

    Rukhsar Rehman’s passion for boxing

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