There were reports that Mahira Khan and husband Salim Karim were expecting their first child together.
Pakistani actress Mahira Khan married businessman Salim Karim in October 2023. There have been reports that the actress is pregnant and is set to embrace motherhood once again soon. However, the Raees actress has now addressed the rumours and the speculations.
Mahira Khan clears the air about her pregnancy
The reports started doing rounds when a Reddit post went viral claiming that Mahira is expecting her second child with her husband Salim Karim. The report also stated that amid the pregnancy, she also backed out of her projects with Netflix, ‘Jo Bachey Sang Samait Lo’ and another yet-to-be-titled film. Khan has now spoken up about the rumours and told Express Tribune, “It’s not true that I’m pregnant. And I haven’t left the Netflix series.”
Meanwhile, the post on Reddit read, “So, I got this news from a close source that she opted out of the esteemed Netflix project alongside a big film as she’s expecting her second child somewhere in August or September. An announcement could be made soon or not if she chooses to announce it after birth but as she’s a big celeb and can’t keep it lowkey for long, I personally feel that she will announce.”
The latest rumors regarding Mahira Khan's pregnancy created quite a stir on social media, but in a world where speculation and rumors abound, it's crucial to respect celebrities' private lives and be cautious when sharing information. The actress had to come forward and set the record straight since she didn't want her fans to think something that wasn't real.
Mahira Khan's personal front
For those who are unaware, on October 1st, Mahira Khan and Salim Karim tied the knot in an opulent ceremony. Mahira had previously been married to Ali Askari, with whom she had a son. The couple split up in the year 2015.
Mahira Khan, meanwhile, is one of Pakistan's biggest movie stars. She is known for popular films including, The Legend of Maula Jutt (2022), Superstar (2019), Ho Mann Jahaan (2015), and Bin Roye (2015). Additionally, she appeared in the 2017 Bollywood film Raees with Shah Rukh Khan.