Arshad Sami Khan is father of well known singer Adnan Sami Khan. Late Arshad comes from soldier family so he decided in his early years to follow the military traditions of his forefathers and joined the Pakistan Air Force. He became a national hero and was awarded the Sitara-e-Jurat, Pakistan’s third highest military medal of honour for bravery. His name is honoured at the Pakistan Air Force Museum in Karachi. He was also the youngest recipient of the prestigious “Best Fighter Pilot’s Trophy”.
Khan also had the distinction of serving three Presidents of Pakistan as their Aide-de-camp (ADC); namely presidents Ayub Khan, Yahya Khan and Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto.
Very few people know that Adnan Sami’s Naani and Fakhre Alam’s Naani were sisters . so Fakhar and Adnan are cousins .