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)


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


Ghajini : Nominated, Filmfare Best Actor Award


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

I could have done more as an artiste: Archana Puran Singh

    Updated On : Jan 21,2019   11:02 am
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) From playing a flirtatious college professor Mrs. Braganza in "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" to a vamp in the Aamir Khan starrer "Raja Hindustani", actress Archana Puran Singh, who is also judging comedy shows on the small screen, says she has more to offer as an artiste. View More..

Modi lauds film fraternity for showcasing Indian culture

    Updated On : Jan 20,2019   1:04 pm
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that Indian film fraternity is at the forefront of showcasing the country's culture globally. View More..

#MeToo strikes where virtue means lack Of opportunity (Column IANS Insight: B-Town)

    Updated On : Jan 20,2019   12:20 pm
Where does the burden of proof lie, with who? That is the question when it comes to the celebrities and the media and, of course, the person who wakes up after years and ages to accuse a celebrity or a coworker of misdemeanor, like molestation or even rape? View More..

Nice to see Bollywood celebrities associate with social causes: John Abraham

    Updated On : Jan 20,2019   9:54 am
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is the face of Habitat Humanity India that builds houses for homeless people in the country, said that he feels nice when he sees his colleagues from Bollywood associate themselves with various kinds of social causes. View More..

As kids, we were kept away from glamour of filmmaking: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   11:28 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, son of late filmmaker Tahir Hussain, says during his childhood days, he and his siblings were kept away from the glitz and glamour of showbiz. View More..

India's first cinema museum -- a glimpse into 105-year film history

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   6:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) here on Saturday at a 19th century heritage bungalow standing cheek by jowl with an ultra-modern building in the countrys film capital. View More..

PM unveils India's first cinema museum, calls films 'silent power'

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The medium of films is a "silent power" that can quietly influence the peoples thought process and contribute to bringing out major social changes and boost development in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Saturday. View More..

Content, treatment of film are key: 'Badhaai Ho' director

    Updated On : Jan 13,2019   6:14 pm
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) "Badhaai Ho" director Amit Sharma says the mix of right content and treatment is primary for a film's success. View More..

I feel bad when someone's film doesn't work: Ranveer Singh

    Updated On : Jan 09,2019   5:42 pm
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) For Bollywood, the year 2018 ended on a high note with the success of Ranveer Singh's "Simmba" after films of superstars like Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan failed to make it big. Ranveer says he feels bad when someone's film doesn't work at the box office as everyone is a part of the same industry. View More..

Getting back into shape for my next film: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 07,2019   2:12 pm
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, who keeps altering his looks according to what his films demand, says he is now on a strict diet to get in shape for a project. View More..

Necessary to guide children on good lifestyle habits: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 04,2019   10:10 pm
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has said it is necessary to guide children on good lifestyle habits so that they can stay away from obesity and other related diseases. View More..

No bigger star than Balasaheb Thackeray in Maharashtra: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 04,2019   10:02 pm
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Friday said there is no bigger star than late Shiv Sena supremo Balasaheb Thackeray in Maharashtra. View More..

Aamir Khan announces new film for small screen

    Updated On : Dec 31,2018   4:04 pm
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Megastar Aamir Khan on Monday announced his new production, "Rubaru Roshni", which will premiere on the small screen. View More..

A super year for superhero movies in India (2018 In Retrospect)

    Updated On : Dec 30,2018   12:00 pm
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) From "Avengers: Infinity War", "Mission: Impossible Fallout", "Deadpool 2", "Black Panther", "Venom" to "Aquaman" -- 2018 was a big year for superhero films and big franchises in India. View More..

When I sign a film, I first look at the story: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   4:46 pm
Mumbai, Dec 24 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who is called as the perfectionist of Bollywood, looks at the script while deciding a film. View More..

Even big budget films need a good script now: Tigmanshu Dhulia (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Dec 24,2018   1:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) His directorial career includes National Award winning film "Paan Singh Tomar" and "Saheb Biwi Aur Gangster" and his acting prowess was captured brilliantly in projects like "Manjhi - The Mountain Man" and "Gangs of Wasseypur". View More..

Critics are sometimes 'ruthless', 'hypocrites': 'Zero' actor Zeeshan Ayyub

    Updated On : Dec 23,2018   1:10 pm
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Actor Zeeshan Ayyub's role in "Zero" as superstar Shah Rukh Khan's on-screen friend has gotten him applause from the audience and critics, but overall, the recently released film has received a mixed response. He says people have become "ruthless and sometimes hypocrites" as they either criticise artistes for playing it safe -- or "bash" them for stepping out of their comfort zone. View More..

B-Town hails decision by government to cut GST on movie tickets

    Updated On : Dec 22,2018   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Dec 22 (IANS) Movie tickets costing more that Rs 100 have been brought down from 28 to 18 per cent, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced on Saturday. Celebrities like Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar and Ajay Devgn have hailed the move. View More..

The importance of being Taimur Ali Khan (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Dec 22,2018   12:06 pm
With due apologies to Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman, the biggest Khan superstar of India currently is Taimur Ali Khan. View More..

Blend original with the predictable: Singer Shaan

    Updated On : Dec 21,2018   11:48 am
Bhubaneswar, Dec 21 (IANS) Popular Indian singer Shaan, whose upcoming music video is titled "It's Natural", says one needs to be original -- as also adapt to change -- to make a mark in the industry. View More..