Arbaaz Khan was born on August 4, 1967, in Pune, Maharashtra, India. He was born as the second son into a family with strong ties to the Bollywood film industry; his father is Salim Khan, a successful screenwriter, and his mother is Sushila Charak, while his stepmother is dancer and Bollywood actress Helen. He is the brother of Bollywood actor Salman Khan and actor-producer Sohail Khan. Khan has one sister Alvira Khan Agnihotri and an adopted sister Arpita Khan. His brother-in-law is the actor Atul Agnihotri.