Salman Yusuff Khan Wiki

Salman Yusuff Khan is an Indian dancer and a choreographer. He is mainly recognised as the winner of India's biggest dance reality show Dance India Dance Season 1. He has made his debut as an actor with the movie, ABCD : Anybody Can Dance directed by Remo d'souza. He will soon be seen in Jhalak Dikhla Ja Season 9.


Salman Yusuff Khan was born on 12 June, 1985 in Bangalore, India. He has completed his schooling from International Indian School Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. Later he has done Mechanical Engineering from Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology, Bangalore. From childhood, he has a dream to be a dancer. He got trained himself in different dance forms like Salsa, Hiphop and many more. During the graduation he has worked for different dance groups in Bangalore.

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Personal Profile

Name : Salman Yusuff Khan
Date Of birth : 12 June 1985
Place Of birth : Bangalore
Age : 31 years
Height : 5'8" (Approx)
Current City : Mumbai
Qualification : Mechanical engineer
Spouse : Faiza Haramain (m. 2013)
Parents: Yusuff Khan, Rukhsana Jabeeen
Hobbies : Dancing, Horse riding, Soccer Playing and Bikes Riding
Occupation : Film actor, Dancer, choreographer

Latest News

As per the latest reports, Salman Yusuff Khan will soon be seen in Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 9 as one of the contestant. Salman has been part of Jhalak as a choreographer will now be seen as a participant. This time, the judging panel will compromise of Jacqueline Fernandez, Ganesh Hegde and Karan Johar. Manish Paul will be hosting the series. There was a buzz that Salman might get a foreign dancer but it seems the makers have roped in &TV's So You Think You Can Dance contestant Aishwarya Radhakrishnan as Salman's choreo partner.


Salman Yusuff Khan got married to his longtime girlfriend Faiza Haramain on 27 December 2013. The duo have been in a relationship for about 10 years. Their nikaah was held in Bangalore. The couple is blessed with a baby boy on February 18, 2016. Salman named him Hamdan which means 'The chosen one'.


Choreographer Salman Khan was born to Yusuff Khan and Rukhsana Jabeeen in Bangalore. He has four siblings. He likes to spend time with his family.


Salman Yusuf Khan and Drashti Dhami were the winner of Jhalak Dikhla Jaa season 6 which was judged by Madhuri Dixit, Remo'D'souza and Karan Johar. He was also the winner of DID first season. Salman Yusuff Khan, Alisha Singh and Siddhesh were the top three conestants of season 1.


Rising star Salman Yusuff Khan has started his dancing career with Dance India Dance. He has done choreography for various seasons of Jhalak Dikhla Ja and was the winnner of its sixth season alongwith Drashti Dhami.

He has also featured in the title song "Most Wanted Track" opposite Salman Khan in the movie 'Wanted'. He made his acting debut in bollywood with Indian 3D dance film ABCD (Any Body Can Dance) directed and choreographed by Remo D'Souza.

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Television Shows

2009 Dance India Dance 1
2011 Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 4
2012 Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 5
2013 Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 6
2014 Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 7
2014 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 5
2015 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 6
2015 Nach Baliye 7
2015 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa


2009 - Wanted
2011 - Rakta Charitra
2013 - ABCD : Anybody Can Dance

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