Hina Khan has constantly been in news right from the day she confirmed her exit from Star Plus’s flagship show “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”. As expected her fans are already missing her and we don’t blame them, the actress was playing the protagonist Akshara for 8 long years and had become synonym with the character.

Let’s discover 5 awesome and fairly unknown facts about the gorgeous Hina Khan.

1. Hina Khan wanted to be a journalist

Yes you read it right. Before she became a household name with Akshara Singhania’s character, Hina Khan had actually come to Mumbai with the dream of becoming a journalist.

When that did not happen she even tried her luck at becoming a Air-Hostess but she couldn’t attempt the exam as she was hit by Malaria. Next she went in to an audition with a friend just for the sake of it and to her very shock she was selected. Her destiny then took her towards acting and rest as we all know is history.

2. Hina’s Taaviz fixation

Not many know that Hina is extremely protective about her particular Taaviz and she carries it everywhere in her wallet. Taaviz usually is considered as a good luck charm, no doubt she ruled the Television scene for a long whole 8 years with “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai”.

3. Prestigious award winner

While Hina has many television awards over the years, she has also won the most prestigious Dada Saheb Phalke Award which is considered one of the most coveted awards in India.

She won the award for Best Actress in 2014.

4. Hina is a Kashmiri

Hina Khan who shifted to Mumbai for her career hails originally from Srinagar, Kashmir. She first moved to Delhi and later on to the glamorous city of Mumbai to follow her dreams. She now lives in Mumbai with her family.

5. Foodie

Though her figure might prove otherwise, Hina Khan in fact is a food lover.

She loves to gorge on Mughlai food, especially the fried breads.

We wish the beauty all the best for her future endeavors and post her exit from “Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai” we hope that we get to see her on screen very soon in a whole new avatar.