Reema Khan was born in Lahore, Pakistan. She was first spotted in 1990 by the Pakistani film director Javed Fazil and was offered the leading role in his film Bulandi’ . Khan started her film career starring in Javed Fazil’s Bulandi in 1990. Her early films included Zherilay, Ishq, Naag Devta, Pyar hi pyar, Sailab, Dil, Aag, Shama and Sahiba. These were followed by films such as Hina, Anjuman, Chakuri, Chandni, Neelam and Insaniat. Later she appeared in Hathi Meray Sathi directed by Shameem Ara and in Rani Beti Raj Karegi directed by Altaf Hussain. In 2002, Asif Ali Pota’s Fire and Samina Peerzada’s Shararat were released. In 2005 ,she directed and produced Koi Tujh Sa Kahan which included the starcast of Moammar Rana, Reema Khan, Nadeem Baig, Veena Malik and Babrak Shah . It went on to win the Best Film award at the Lux Style Awards in 2006. Khan won the award for the Best Actress and Best Director for the same film while Moammar Rana won the Best Actor Award. Reema Khan also directed and produced Love Mein Ghum which released on 31 August 2011. The film was a huge critical and commercial success. It grossed over Rs. 32 crores with a budget of Rs. 10 crores. the film was declared super-hit. It also starred new actors Nabil Khan and Araida in leading roles. She was the first Pakistani actress to be signed by Pepsi Co., Pakistan for their series of advertisements. She has now become an official partner of the Lahore Zoo. Reema Khan married American cardiologist surgeon S. Tariq Shahab on November 16, 2011 in Virginia. The nikkah took place at a local court in Virginia according to American law while Rukhsati took place on November 18, 2011. Her Walima was held in Pearl Continental Hotel Lahore on 27th May , 2012. She has appeared in more than 200 films since making her debut in 1990 .