Famous Pakistani actress Mahira Khan married businessman Salim Karim, and here’s everything you need to know about him. Mahira Khan married Salim Karim after dating him for many years. The Pakistani actress was previously married to Ali Askari and has a son, Azlan, born in 2009. On Monday, inside pictures and videos from Mahira Khan and Salim’s wedding went viral on social media. Mahira Khan tied the knot with the Pakistani businessman mogul at the Pearl Continental Hotel Bhurban, reports Sama. But Salim Karim is Mahira’s second husband? And how did he meet Mahira?
According to the portal, Salim Karim is a multi-faceted entrepreneur who has made his mark in the business world as the CEO of Simpaisa. Through this startup, people can make payments through their SIM cards, thereby simplifying financial transactions for countless people, the report added. The company reportedly provides support to traders from different sectors in more than 15 countries.
Mahira, who debuted in Bollywood opposite Shahrukh Khan in 2017, and Salim are said to have first met at the launch of a television application in 2017.
In 2019, Mahira essentially got engaged to the entrepreneur in a mini-dedication in the presence of their family and friends in Turkey, as per a 2019 report by Pakistan-based news agency Dispatch News Desk. According to the report, Salim was not only the CEO of Karachi-based startup Simpaisa, but he was also a professional DJ.
Inside stories of Mahira Khan’s marriage
Mahira Khan’s manager Anusha Talha and Pakistani photographer Izzah Shaheen Malik shared videos giving glimpses of Mahira Khan and Salim Karim’s dream-like wedding. In the video, the actress was seen in a beautiful pastel wedding lehenga as she walked towards Salim. Mahira and Salim hugged in the video and looked very emotional.
When Mahira talked about love again
In 2020, Mahira was a guest on Samina Pirzada’s web show, ‘Rewind with Samina Pirzada‘, and revealed that she is in a committed relationship. When the senior actress was asked if Mahira was in love with someone special, the ‘Raise’ star laughed and tilted her head.
“I think I’m in love,” Mahira said. When Samina reached out to congratulate her, the actress added, “I don’t know, I’m so embarrassed about it.” Samina then asks if she would recognize the person Mahira has fallen for, to which she replies, “Maybe, but he is not from the industry.”