Asim Riaz

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Asim Riaz
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Born (1993-07-13) July 13, 1993 (age 28)
Jammu, India
NationalityIndian
CitizenshipIndia
EducationGraduate degree in Marketing
Alma materDelhi Public School, Jammu
Occupation
  • Model
  • actor
  • rapper
Years active2014–present
Known forBigg Boss (Reality TV show)
Net worth₹ 10.5 crores (2020)
Height5 ft 9 in (175 cm)
Partner(s)Himanshi Khurana
Parents
  • Riaz Ahmed (father)
  • Shabnam Naz (mother)
RelativesUmar Riaz (Brother)

Asim Riaz is an Indian model, actor, rapper and fitness specialist.[1] He is best known for his recent appearance in the reality TV show Bigg Boss, and formerly for being the face of BlackBerry, Numero Uno, and B’lue. He has gained mass following on his social networks.

Born in Jammu, Riaz has gained attention during his time at Bigg Boss house. He has been able to build mass following on his social handles with his videos related to fitness and bodybuilding. Riaz was a runner-up of the Bigg Boss season 13.

Riaz was featured in music videos including Neha Kakkar's Kalla Sona hai[2] and Arman Malik's Veham.[3]

Early Life

Riaz was born on 13 July 1993 (Age: 26 years, as in 2019) in Jammu, Jammu & Kashmir, India. He acquired his primary education from Delhi Public School, Jammu and has a graduate degree in Marketing. He lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Family

His father, Riaz Ahmed Choudhary is a retired IAS officer in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. His brother's name is Umar Riaz who is a general surgeon based in Mumbai, Maharashtra. [4]

Career

He has featured in Indian television commercials such as Blackberrys, B'lue, Numero Uno, Royal Enfield, etc. He has also modeled for leading brands like Lenskart. He had played a minor role in David Dhawan's film, Main Tera Hero. He gained popularity after he made his Indian television debut in Bigg Boss 13. [5]

Music career

Riaz started his music career as a rapper and released his first song Back to Start. The song was composed by Charan and directed by Jay Singal. The song gained some early popularity due to Riaz's following and helped him in gaining some early success. He released another song, King Kong in 2021 on YouTube, this song was also composed and directed by the same team. Riaz was often seen performing at stage and television, where he has appeared in 2021.

In 2022, Riaz has released another song, Tera Bhai featuring himself in the video. The song was about his brother Umar Riaz, who was participating in Bigg Boss 15.[6] In March 2022, another song Khuda Se Dar was released.[7][8]

Filmography

Movies

Year Movie Notes Ref(s)
2014 Main Tera Hero Guest Appearance Produced by Ekta Kapoor [5]

Television

Year Title Role Channel Notes Ref(s)
2019 Bigg Boss 13 Contestant Colors Tv Currently Participating [9]

Music videos

Year Title Singer Music Notes
2020 Kalla Sohna Nai Neha Kakkar Rajat Nagpal
2020 Khyaal Rakhya Ka Preetinder Rajat Nagpal
2020 Teri Gali Barbie Maan Rajat Nagpal
2020 Afsos Karoge Stebin Ben Sanjeev, Ajay
2020 Badan Pe Sitare Stebin Ben, Sehnoor Rahul Singh
2020 Veham Armaan Malik Manan Bhardwaj

Controversies

In 2022, Pakistani singer Shuja Haider alleged Riaz for copying his music for his song, Piya re Piya.[10]

Personal life

Riaz is known for his extravagant lifestyle and motivating youngster for body building. He is dating his Bigg Boss contestant, Himanshi Khurana.

External Links

References

  1. "From Asim Riaz-Himanshi Khurana to Karan Kundrra-Tejasswi Prakash: Here's how your favourite Bigg Boss contestants celebrated Valentine's Day". IWMBuzz. 15 February 2022. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  2. "Asim Riaz and Himanshi Khurana look madly in love in the poster of Kalla Sohna Nai". The Indian Express. 12 March 2020. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  3. "Veham Starring Asim Riaz And Sakshi Malik, Sung By Armaan Malik, Is Out Now". NDTV.com. Retrieved 16 February 2022.
  4. "Asim Riaz's Biography". Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Did You Know Asim Riaz Was A Part of Varun Dhawan's Movie 'Main Tera Hero'". Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  6. "Asim Riaz releases teaser of his new song 'Tera Bhai' for Umar Riaz as he flexes his toned muscles". PINKVILLA. 28 December 2021. Retrieved 25 January 2022.
  7. "Asim Riaz Shares The Poster Of His Upcoming Music Video Khuda Se Dar". 2 March 2022. Retrieved 3 March 2022.
  8. Yadav, Prerna (2 March 2022). "Khuda Se Dar: Asim Riaz's first look from new music video stuns fans; brother Umar Riaz has this to say". www.indiatvnews.com. Retrieved 3 March 2022.
  9. "Top 4 Contestants of Bigg Boss 13". Retrieved 2020-01-25.
  10. "पाकिस्तानी सिंगर ने आसिम रियाज के नए गाने की धुन पर लगाया चोरी का आरोप, कहा- 'अपना बनाओ'". Hindustan (in hindi). Retrieved 16 February 2022.{{cite news}}: CS1 maint: unrecognized language (link)

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