Sami Khan and Wife Shanzay Khan at Cousin’s Wedding
He was born on July 6, 1980 in Lahore, Pakistan, and graduated as an Electronic & Communication engineering]] from UET in 2003, even though he did not work as one as he landed a role in a film. Khan made his Lollywood debut in 2004 with Salakhain,where he portrayed the role of a young police officer named Mansoor. His debut drama serial was Dil se Dil Tak which was originally broadcast on PTV. Khan won the award for Best Actor in the 16th PTV awards ceremony, held on July 23, 2011 for drama serial Ghar Ki Khatir. He is also the recipient of the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz (which is the fourth highest civilian award), in the Performing Arts Category in 2012. He was also nominated for Best Actor at Lux Style Awards for his outstanding performance in drama series Main (2013).
In the first half of 2013, Khan appeared in the telefilm Devar Bhabhi directed by Sayed Noor. He played the role of Khalid, along with Saima Noor and Sadia Khan, a remake of the 1967 film of the same name. Khan won Best Actor (Leading Role) for Devar Bhabhi. He has also performed in the dramas Dil se Dil Tak, Sitam, Chaap, Angles, Apney Hue Paraye, Tootay Huay Par, Maaye-Ni and Me Gunehgar Nahi.
His notable work include Jinnah Ke Naam (2009), Gharr Ki Khatir (2010), Sirat e Mustaqeem (2012), Do Qadam Door Thay (2014), Piya Man Bhaye (2015), Dhaani (Geo TV) (2016), Rasm E Duniya (2017), Be Inteha (Serial) (2017), Toh Dil Ka Kia Hua (2017), Aisi Hai Tanhai (2017), Khudgarz (2017) and Woh Mera Dil Tha (2018).