I sent him the script, he loved it and said he would do it." Critics noted that Khan's role was too short to judge.
The same year, Khan played a member of an affluent family opposite Sanam Saeed in Sultana Siddiqui's family drama TV series Zindagi Gulzar Hai.
Dipti Sharma of The Indian Express praised his performance and wrote: "Fawad Khan was a breeze of fresh air, as cliched as it may sound.
For this role, Khan went through a body transformation and gained a lot of weight.
The 68-year-old has supposedly been dating a transgender model named Sophia Hutchins, 21 – representing a whopping 47-year age-gap.
Actress Maitland Ward Baxter poses topless (covered) for International Kiss A Ginger Day – Instagram, Snapchat, 01/12/2018.
Fawad Afzal Khan (born 29 November 1981) is a Pakistani actor, model and singer who appears in Pakistani films and television dramas. He is one of the highest paid actors in the Pakistani film industry, and is a recipient of a Filmfare Award, three Lux Style Awards, and six Hum Awards.
Writing for Zee News, Ritika Handoo praised Khan saying, "In this film he shines above everyone else and how!
The man is here to stay—his acting skills are immensely polished and not over-the-top.
Bollywood Hungama's review praised Khan's performance saying, "As far as performances are concerned, the film totally belongs to Fawad Khan, Ratna Pathak Shah and Rajat Kapoor." It continued, "He surprises everyone with his exceptionally sensitive performance that can be rightly termed as a 'straight-from-the-heart' act.
The emotional bond that his character develops with the audiences is so strong that almost everyone will want to have a son and a brother like him." Writing for NDTV, Saibal Chaterjee said, "On the acting front, Fawad Khan steals the show with an impressively modulated, confident performance as an achiever condemned to perpetually carry the burden of expectation and hide his true self behind a wall of falsehoods." Six actors, including Karan Johar, rejected the role of Rahul Kapoor.
He put his voice to use as the lead singer of the band Entity Paradigm.