Jiah Khan was born on February 20, 1988 in New York, and was brought up in London, Chelsea. She studied English literature and Art from MPW in London, and then at the age of 17 went on to study Shakespeare and method acting at the Lee Strasberg's Institute in New York. It felt extremely sad when this magnificent beauty passed away, it's been one year and her mother is still fighting about her case claiming she was murdered.
Today we bring to you some known and unknown facts about her mysterious death case but before that let's remember this pretty beauty's journey in Bollywood.The greatest turning point in Jiah Khan's life came when Ram Gopal Verma selected her as the lead heroine opposite Amitabh Bachchan in the controversial film Nishabd, loosely based around the famous novel ‘Lolita.' Ram Gopal Varma directed Nishabd and all of 18, Jiah Khan instantly became one of the most sought after actresses in the industry.
Nishabd was released in 2007 and Jiah Khan got a ‘Filmfare Best Debutant' nomination for her acting skills. Jiah was born Nafisa and changed her name to Jiah before her Bollywood debut. Interestingly, she went back to being called Nafisa just before her death. Jiah Khan even portrayed Manisha Koirala's childhood role in Mani Ratnam's Dil Se. Besides acting Jiah also sang one of the popular tracks from the movie, 'Take Lite'. She was keen poetess, singer and composer.
Let's take a look at some of the known and unknown facts about her murder mystery...