Today we are going to know about actress and dancer Sumbul Touqeer. Sumbul is known for her TV show Imlie. These days, Sumbul is also being liked a lot in India’s biggest reality show Bigg Boss Season 16.
As Sumbul has played a naughty and innocent character in his show, he is almost the same in real life as well. Sumbul is the youngest contestant in the Bigg Boss house.
Sumbul is definitely young but he has seen a lot of ups and downs in his career. That’s why she has a lot of life experience.
How did Sumbul, who started her career as a child artist, and became a star actress in the TV industry, and what happened to her that she had to stay in a dark room with someone for almost a month? All this we are going to know today.
Who is Sumbul Touqeer Khan?
Sumbul Touqeer Khan is an Indian television and film actress. She is known for her wonderful acting in the Star Plus TV show Imlie. Today she is known as a Bigg Boss 16 contestant. Sumbul’s nickname is Gungun.
She was born on 15 November 2003 in a middle-class family in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Many people think that Sumbul was born in Katni Madhya Pradesh. But this is not true.
Sumbul Touqeer Khan Wiki / Biography
|Sumbul Touqeer Khan
|Date of Birth
|15 November 2003
|Age (as of 2022)
|Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh
|Katni, Madhya Pradesh
|Dancing, Singing, and Travelling
|TV – Chandragupta Maurya (Shubhada – 2011)
Movie – Article 15 (2019)
|INR 5 lakhs (approx)
Sumbul Touqeer Khan Family
|Touqerr Hasan Khan (choriographer)
Sumbul Touqeer Khan Social Media Account
Sumbul Touqeer Khan Income and Net Worth
|Monthly Income (Salary)
|INR 5 Lakhs
|Net Worth In Rupees
|INR 80 lakhs
|TV Serials and Movies
Sumbul Touqeer Khan Early Life and Education
Her father is a choreographer (dance teacher) by profession. He teaches dance to children in school. When Sumbul was very young, the relationship between Sumbul’s mother and father started deteriorating in those days.
Things got so bad that Sumbul’s parents got divorced. When these two people got divorced, Sumbul was only 6 years old. After the divorce from his wife, sumbul’s father got shifted to Katni Madhya Pradesh with both his daughters.
Sumbul also has a younger sister named Sania. She is also an actress by profession. After his mother left, his father took responsibility for both his mother and father.
Sumbul says my father never let me feel the absence of the mother. As we told you, Sumbul’s father is a dance choreographer. That is why Sumbul’s interest was also in dance since childhood.
By the time Sumbul was 6 or 7 years old, she had learned a lot of dance. Apart from being a good dancer, Sumbul was also naughty since childhood. This thing was very much liked by his father.
That is why Sumbul’s father decided that he would try to make her an actress. But here Sumbul’s passion had become a dance.
She was dreaming of becoming a dancer and not an actress. Sumbul completed her studies at 12 and is currently pursuing her graduation.
Sumbul was good in her studies but due to shows, her studies could not be done properly. When she used to go to regular school, she used to perform a dance at the function held in her school. She has an interest in dance and his younger sister had a lot of interest in dancing as well as acting.
Sumbul’s father took his two daughters to Mumbai and started auditioning for dance and acting. However, Sumbul’s father had no identity in Mumbai. That is why these people had to make a lot of effort to live and eat.
Sumbul says when my father used to bring me to audition, we had to spend the whole day eating one vada pav at a time. She wanted her selection to be done in dance somewhere.
Sumbul was not selected for a long time. But his sister Sania got a small role in Jodha Akbar. Although this role was only for a few days.
Sumbul Touqeer Khan Career
Sumbul got a role in the Akbar Birbal show in the year 2014. This show came on the Big Magic channel. His role in this show was very small. Sumbul also auditioned for Dance India Dance Little Master in the year 2015.
But I could not go much further there. After this, she understood that she did not have a career in dance. After this, Sumbul started improving his acting by joining an acting class in Mumbai itself.
This thing benefited Sumbul. After some time he auditioned for the Chandragupta Maurya show. In this show, Sumbul was selected for a side role. From here Sumbul’s confidence increased a lot and she got a lot of interest in acting.
Sumbul auditioned in the show Jodha Akbar and there too he got a side role. After this, he kept getting side roles in some other shows. After his settlement, Sumbul’s father went back to his city and started doing his work.
There came a time when Sumbul did not get any work throughout the year. During this almost all his shavings were also spent. However, when she had little savings left, she got one show.
But the rule of the industry is that no check will be given for 90 days. That’s why the work went on like this for 60 days. But the last 30 days were very difficult for him.
During this, Sumbul lived in her flat with her sister in the dark or by lighting a candle. Because the electricity was cut due to non-payment of bills. They did not even have any arrangements to eat food.
So she used to take her sister on the sets of the shooting as well. Because food was available on the set. It went on like this for a month, then when the check was received, then things went well.
In the year 2019, Sumbul was called to audition in a Bollywood movie. This movie was Article 15 for which Ayushmann Khurrana was the actor.
After Sumbul’s audition, she was selected for a side role in this movie. Even after all this, Sumbul did not have the identity that the actress wants on TV. She didn’t even have any regular work.
During lockdown in the year 2020, Sumbul had no work. After some time the auditions started through the video. So Sumbul also started giving auditions online.
She auditioned for seven to eight shows but she was not selected anywhere. After that, she got very worried about her career. Sumbul says that at that time she started going into depression.
She was very upset and in such a situation, Sumbul sent the audition video for the upcoming show Imlie of Star Plus. Sumbul says that the video was not very good and she did not even expect that her selection will be done for the side role also.
After 10 to 12 days of auditioning, a call came to Sumbul saying that you have been selected for the lead role. Sumbul was shocked to hear this. In the audition from which she did not even expect to get a side role, she got the lead role.
Then she was called for shooting. When this show started, the audience liked Sumbul a lot. After a few months, she became known in every household in India. One show made Sumbul the star actress in the TV industry.
Sumbul speaks as Imlie is the character of this show, and so is she in real life. She played his real character in this show. That’s why Sumbul has been liked a lot in this show.
After this show, Sumbul got the next big recognition from Bigg Boss season 16. Born in a middle-class family, Sumbul, whose mother’s shadow was removed from his head at the age of 6. Do not know how much struggle she has to become a TV actress.
Fahmaan Khan is playing the lead role opposite Sumbul in Imlie Show. While working together, the bonding of these two also became very good. That’s why things started spreading that both of them are dating each other.
But Sumbul never accepted this. Sumbul’s father is also fond of writing poetry. This talent is also in Sumbul. She says she is a foodie girl. He likes to eat chicken the most.