Aamir Khan Biography

Aamir Khan biography Name: Aamir Khan
Original Name: Aamir Hussain Khan
Pet Name: AK
Dob: 14, March 1965
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Debut film: Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)

Aamir Khan is a renowned actor, director and producer who hold a distinct position in Indian film Industry. He has an appealing persona that attracts viewers of all ages. He has adopted a unique acting style that has made him the leading stars of Bollywood.

Aamir khan was born on March 14, 1965 in Mumbai in a family that has long connection with the Film Industry. Aamir had been introduced in films as a child artist in super hit movie, Yaadon Ki Baaraat in 1970's. After that, his focused on studies and attended school in Mumbai. He was also a state tennis champion for Maharashtra.

Amir began his acting career with the film Holi (1984).

He became famous with the film Qyamat Se QayamatTak  released in1988. This film was super hit and he was flooded with offers for films in Bollywood. His career never looked back after that time.

Aamir Khan biography Aamir’s Films in which he played as an actor are Love Love Love, Tum Mere Ho, Awwal Number, Dil, Jawani Zindabad and many more. He got many awards for his marvellous acting. Raja Hindustani (1996) gained huge popularity and Aamir won the Film Fare Best Actor Award.  He grabbed National Award for his praiseworthy role in Raakh (1989).

He also essayed marvellous performances in movies like Lagaan, Rang De Basanti and Dil Chahta Hai which was admired by viewers not only in India but abroad.  His film Lagaan was nominated for the best foreign language film category in the 74th Academy Awards.

As a director, Aamir made acclaimed film “TaareZameen Paar” released on 2007. This film was praised by audience and still people remember his role as a kind-hearted teacher trying to help a child who was griped under dyslexia. After that Aamir Khan appeared in the blockbuster films Ghajani and "3 Idiots," that broke many records and generated huge revenue.

Aamir Khan appears in many advertisements of public interests. His TV show Styamev Jayate was a popular show.  He is currently involved in acting, direction, story writing and production of films. His upcoming movies are Dhoom 3, PK (PeeKay), The Falling.

Aamir Khan's Best Films

Dil (1990)
Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1990)
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992)
Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)
Andaz Apna Apna (1994)
Rangeela (1995)
Raja Hindustani (1996)
Ishq (1997)
Ghulam (1998)
Sarfarosh (1999)
PK (2015)

2007:

Taare Zameen Par : Nominated, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award India's official entry to the Oscars

2008:

Ghajini : Nominated, Filmfare Best Actor Award

2009:

Luck by Chance
Three Idiots

His performance in Earth (1998) as the Ice : Candy Man has received rave reviews from Indian and International critics. Using classic "method acting", Aamir acts in all genres of Indian films : comedy, action, drama and romance. Though he performs in few films, Aamir Khan is recognized today as the most complete Indian actor for his diverse choice of roles and films.

Aamir Khan with wife Kiran Rao

Aamir Khan Personal Life

Wife : Kiran Rao
Ex wife : Reena (Two children in that marriage)
Father : Late Tahir Hussain
Mother : Zeenat Hussain
Brother : Faizal (VJ, Actor)
Sisters : Nikhat and Farhad

Aamir was born into a film industry clan. His father Tahir Hussain is a producer; his uncle Nasir Hussain was a director. He has acted in a few films directed by his cousin Mansoor Khan. He is the brother of Faisal Khan, with whom he acted in the 2000 film 'Mela'. He is the cousin of Tariq of the 'Yaadon Ki Barat' and 'Hum Kisise Kum Nahin' fame. Aamir Khan fell in love with the girl next door in his teen age and proposed to her the day he turned 21, and she accepted.

But in fact, there were conflicts about the love at the family front, since she was from a Hindu family and he from a devout Islamic one. So, they eloped, got married and returned to their homes. Aamir's wife Reena even appears in the song "Papa Kehte Hain" that made him the darling of the nation.

Bollywood fans know very well that Aamir Khan is the best actor in making his pains to create authentic characters, rather than just playing himself in film after film. He will go to great lengths to give a convincing portrayal; including, it is whispered, drinking heavily in order to play a drunken scene in Raja Hindustani (1996), even though he doesn't drink in real life. Aamir is known for working on only one film at a time, unusual in the Bollywood film industry, because he wants to give his best to each film. In 2001 he turned to producing and his first production was 'Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India' which he also starred in. This film was one of the biggest hits of 2001 and was nominated for many awards including the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Aamir Khan biographyKnown as perfectionist who insists on getting a finished script before committing to a film and also refuses to work on more than one film at a time, both very unusual for Bollywood where actors usually work in several films at a time and script details are often improvised on the day of shooting.

Aamir is the only Indian actor who refuses to accept the usual awards from Indian trade magazines such as Filmfare. Aamir was awarded Padma Bhushan in the year 2003 by the Government of India. Aamir visited Pakistan for fund raising of Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital on invitation by the cricketer Imran Khan.

Aamir is the only Indian actor who refuses to accept the usual awards from Indian trade magazines such as Filmfare. Aamir was awarded Padma Bhushan in the year 2003 by the Government of India. Aamir visited Pakistan for fund raising of Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital on invitation by the cricketer Imran Khan.

The PTI (Press Trust of India) reported Khan will marry girlfriend Kiran Rao in Panchgani, India on 1 January 2006. It later reported Khan and Rao married in a small ceremony at his home in Mumbai, India on 28 December 2005.

Aamir Khan Latest News

Romance still continues: Kunal Kemmu on journey in filmdom

    Updated On : Jul 23,2017   3:44 pm
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Actor Kunal Kemmu, who was introduced to the "magic of the 70 mm screen" through "Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke", has thanked makers for choosing him in the 1993 film, which has completed 24 years since its release. Kunal says his romance with films still continues. View More..

Not (only) cricket: Playing a second innings in love (Book Review)

    Updated On : Jul 22,2017   12:10 pm
Title: Man of Her Match; Author: Sakshama Puri Dhariwal; Publisher: Penguin Random House India; Pages: 272; Price: Rs 299 View More..

Geeta Phogat gearing up to deliver her best (Lead, correcting intro)

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   5:42 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, first Indian woman to win Commonwealth Games gold medal in wrestling, knows that people are going to scrutinise her come-back game more than ever, but says she is ready to deliver her best. View More..

Geeta Phogat gearing up to deliver her best

    Updated On : Jul 21,2017   5:34 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, India's first Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medallist, knows that people are going to scrutinise her come-back game more than ever, but says she is ready to deliver her best. View More..

Deepika Padukone 'honoured' to be part of Academy members

    Updated On : Jul 19,2017   5:48 pm
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone says she is honoured to be a part of the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences for its "Class of 2017". View More..

'Dangal' didn't send in entry: IIFA organisers

    Updated On : Jul 18,2017   11:04 pm
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The makers of "Dangal" did not send in an entry for the 18th IIFA Weekend and Awards, the event's organisers said on Tuesday after receiving flak for ignoring appreciated films like "Dangal" and "Airlift" in its nomination pack. View More..

Aamir Khan upset over not being able to watch 'Jagga Jasoos'

    Updated On : Jul 14,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he is unhappy at not being able to watch the latest released musical adventure "Jagga Jasoos". View More..

I've an issue with CBFC's favouritism: Tigmanshu Dhulia

    Updated On : Jul 13,2017   12:36 pm
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Tigmanshu Dhulia is okay with the guidelines of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) committee, but says he has an issue with its favouritism. View More..

Mahavir Phogat wants to take part in 'Khatron Ke Khiladi'

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   1:14 pm
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Former national level wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, whose life inspired Aamir Khans hit film "Dangal", says he would like to challenge himself "physically and mentally" by taking part in stunt-based reality TV show "Khatron Ke Khiladi". View More..

Regional cinema is content-driven: Reena Aggarwal

    Updated On : Jul 11,2017   1:08 pm
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Reena Aggarwal, known for her work in Bollywood and Marathi films, says while regional films are content-driven, Bollywood is about stars. View More..

Big B's work kitty spilling into 2019

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   8:16 pm
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) He will turn 75 this year, but there's no sign of slowing down as far as work is concerned for megastar Amitabh Bachchan. He says his work diary could even spill into 2019, and he wonders if it's "too ambitious". View More..

Kritika Kamra's European dairies (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Jul 10,2017   5:28 pm
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Kritika Kamra took some time off from her busy schedule and went to Europe. She says she is still feeling the holiday hangover. View More..

Geeta Phogat to take only two-child oath

    Updated On : Jul 09,2017   6:40 pm
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Geeta Phogat, Indias first Commonwealth Games wrestling gold medallist, will on Monday take an oath to have not more than two children as part of a campaign for the two-child policy in the country. View More..

Want to see more foreign film representation at Oscars: Priyanka

    Updated On : Jul 05,2017   3:42 pm
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, who is among those invited to be part of the Oscar Academy's 'Class of 2017', says "a progress" towards embracing diversity has been made by the Academy of Motion Picture of Arts & Sciences (AMPAS), but she'd like to see more foreign representation at the ceremony. View More..

Shaan recreates 'Gazab ka hai din' for musical web series

    Updated On : Jul 04,2017   4:54 pm
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Singer Shaan has recreated the 1980s hit number "Gazab ka hai din", which featured superstar Aamir Khan and actress Juhi Chawla, along with singer Sukriti Kakkar for web series, "Mixtape". View More..

Amitabh, Aamir compete for Best Actor award at IFFM 2017

    Updated On : Jul 04,2017   2:44 pm
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Actors Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, who are working together for the first time in "Thugs Of Hindostan", are among the nominees for the Best Actor - Male category at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2017. View More..

Speaking is an art: Big B

    Updated On : Jul 01,2017   2:36 pm
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes that speaking is an art and for him it has been "elusive and distant". View More..

Academy invites Big B, Aamir, Priyanka in bid for diversity

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   7:22 pm
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood biggies like Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone are among a record 774 people from 57 countries invited to be a part of the Oscar Academy's 'Class of 2017'. The step is being seen as an attempt to diversify its membership. View More..

Amitabh, Aishwarya, Aamir invited to join Oscar Academy

    Updated On : Jun 29,2017   9:00 am
Los Angeles, June 29 (IANS) Actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone, apart from directors like Mrinal Sen, Buddhadeb Dasgupta and Goutam Ghose are among the Indians invited to be a part of the Oscar Academy's 'Class of 2017'. View More..

Big B completes 'Thugs Of Hindostan' first schedule

    Updated On : Jun 28,2017   1:42 pm
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has completed the first schedule of the upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan" in Malta. View More..