Zaheer Iqbal Wiki, Age, Girlfriend, Family, Biography & More

Zaheer Iqbal

Zaheer Iqbal is an Indian actor. He came into the spotlight with the Bollywood film “The Notebook.”


Zaheer Iqbal was born as Zaheer Iqbal Ratansi on 10 December 1988 (age 30 years; as in 2018) in Mumbai. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Zaheer Iqbal Childhood picture

Zaheer Iqbal in his childhood with Salman Khan

Zaheer belonged to an upper-class jeweller family. His father, Iqbal Ratnasi, was the childhood friend of Bollywood actor, Salman Khan. Zaheer would often visit Salman Khan’s film sets with his father and it was from there that he drew his love for acting.

Zaheer once performed a dance at his sister’s sangeet ceremony, it was there that Salman Khan spotted him and as soon as Zaheer went down the stage, Salman gave him a hug and said that he should be an actor. Salman decided there to launch him as an actor in his upcoming film.

Zaheer Iqbal dancing with Salman Khan

Zaheer Iqbal dancing with Salman Khan

Physical Appearance

Height: 5’ 10”

Weight: 80 kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Hazel Green

Body Measurements: Chest 42″, Waist 32″, Biceps 16″

Zaheer Iqbal

Family, Girlfriend & Wife

Zaheer Iqbal belongs to an Islamic Family. His father, Iqbal Ratnasi, is a jeweller. Not much is known about his mother. He has an elder sister, Sanam Ratansi, who is associated with the Indian film industry as a Celebrity Stylist. He has one younger brother.

Zaheer Iqbal's father

Zaheer Iqbal’s father

Zaheer Iqbal's childhood picture with his mother

Zaheer Iqbal’s childhood picture with his mother

Zaheer Iqbal's sister Sanam Ratansi

Zaheer Iqbal’s sister, Sanam Ratansi

Zaheer Iqbal's younger brother

Zaheer Iqbal’s younger brother

Zaheer Iqbal grandfather

Zaheer Iqbal grandfather

Zaheer Iqbal was rumoured to be dating the actress, Deeksha Seth.

Deeksha Seth

Zaheer Iqbal’s rumoured girlfriend, Deeksha Seth

Later, he was alleged to be dating the Bollywood actress, Sana Saeed.

Zaheer Iqbal with Sana Saeed

Zaheer Iqbal with Sana Saeed

He is unmarried.


Zaheer started his career as an assistant director in the film “Jai Ho.” In 2019, he made his film debut with Salman Khan’s production “The Notebook” opposite Pranutan, the granddaughter of the veteran actress Nutan. Zaheer prepared for his role in the film for 6 years learning Gymnastics, different dance forms under the guidance of Salman Khan.

Favourite Things

  • Film: Jaane Kahan Se Aayi Hai
  • Singer: Armaan Malik
  • Cricketer: Sachin Tendulkar
  • Books: Many Lives, Many Masters by Brian Weiss
  • Bodybuilder: Dennis James
  • App: CSR Racing
  • Restaurants: Bhaijaanz, Drop


  • Zaheer Iqbal is very particular about his fitness.
    Zaheer Iqbal
  • Zaheer is very active in activities like swimming, marathon run, and cycling.Zaheer Iqbal with his friends after running a marathon
  • His hobbies include gymming, travelling, and reading.

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I believe I can fly 😂😂

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  • Zaheer Iqbal is fond of kids and he loves spending his time with kids.

    Zaheer Iqbal with kids

    Zaheer Iqbal with kids

  • Iqbal enjoys speed driving and he was even fined for exceeding the speed limit at Bandra–Worli Sea Link, Mumbai in 2017.

    Zaheer Iqbal Fined for exceeding speed limit

    Zaheer Iqbal Fined for exceeding speed limit

  • Salman Khan has trained Zaheer for becoming an actor. Salman has even given him a new name “Zahero.”
  • Zaheer was the classmate of Arpita Khan in his school days, so, Salman always visited his school on the annual functions and saw him performing on the stage. Salman used to call him ‘Hero’ when he was a child.

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