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

Films are still hero-centric: Juhi Chawla

    Updated On : Dec 16,2017   12:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla feels there is a lot of pressure on the girls on-screen today, and wonders if wearing shorter dresses and aiming for a "size-zero" frame is really an "expression of freedom". The actress says a lot has changed for women in showbiz, but some aspects continue to remain the same. View More..

'Secret Superstar' doing steady business in Taiwan

    Updated On : Dec 15,2017   7:24 pm
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Secret Superstar" has minted $700,681 in Taiwan since its release. View More..

After months in coma, writer-actor-filmmaker Neeraj Vora dead

    Updated On : Dec 14,2017   7:10 pm
Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood's multi-faceted talent Neeraj Vora, an actor, writer and director known for his humorous and happy streak on and off the screen, died here early on Thursday, months after being comatose. View More..

Would love to do a musical like 'Jagga Jasoos': Sanya Malhotra

    Updated On : Dec 13,2017   6:10 pm
Gurugram, Dec 13 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who came into the limelight with her role as Aamir Khan's daughter in "Dangal", says that she would love to do a musical like "Jagga Jasoos" keeping in mind her love for dance. View More..

Big B's social media family grows to 80 million (Lead, changing headline)

    Updated On : Dec 11,2017   11:54 am
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has scored 80 million followers collectively on various social media platforms. View More..

Big B reaches a collective 80 million followers

    Updated On : Dec 11,2017   11:02 am
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has scored a collective of 80 million followers on his social media platforms. View More..

Wonder why we are still called film industry: Amitabh

    Updated On : Dec 10,2017   3:14 pm
Mae Hong Son (Thailand), Dec 10 (IANS) In the digital age, megastar Amitabh Bachchan wonders why the movie world is still referred to as the "film industry". View More..

Russell Crowe happy to come to India (Lead, correcting intro)

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   6:34 pm
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Hollywood star Russell Crowe is happy to come to India if there's something interesting that comes his way, says veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi, who was part of a jury with him for the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards. View More..

Russell Crowe happy to come to India

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   5:20 pm
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Hollywood star Russell Crowe is happy to come to India, says veteran Indian actress Shabana Azmi, who was part of a jury with him for the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards. View More..

'Dangal' wins Best Asian Film at Australian gala (Lead, correcting headline)

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   4:56 pm
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan-starrer "Dangal" was on Wednesday named the Best Asian Film at the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards. View More..

'Dangal' wins Best Film at Australian gala

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   3:30 pm
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan-starrer "Dangal" was on Wednesday named the Best Asian Film at the 7th Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) Awards. View More..

Amitabh to shoot 'Thugs Of Hindostan' in Thailand

    Updated On : Dec 06,2017   3:16 pm
Mumbai, Dec 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday morning left for Thailand to shoot "Thugs Of Hindostan". View More..

Media needs five to ten entrepreneurs: Ronnie Screwvala

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   7:12 pm
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Bollywood producer Ronnie Screwvala feels the media and entertainment industry needs "phenomenal and visionary entrepreneurs". View More..

Shashi Kapoor wrapped in tricolour for last rites, gets three-gun salute

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   3:52 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, who passed away here on Monday at the age of 79, was wrapped in the tricolour and given a three-gun salute by the Mumbai police for his last rites at the Santacruz Hindu Crematorium on Tuesday. View More..

Shashi Kapoor wrapped in tricolour for last rites, gets three-gun salute

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   2:28 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, who passed away here on Monday at the age of 79, was wrapped in the tricolour and given a three-gun salute by the police for his last rites at the Santacruz Hindu Crematorium on Tuesday. View More..

Shashi Kapoor wrapped in tricolour for last rites

    Updated On : Dec 05,2017   1:42 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, who passed away on Monday at the age of 79, was wrapped in the tricolour for his last rites at the Santacruz Hindu Crematorium on Tuesday. View More..

Bollywood's charmer Shashi Kapoor breathes his last (Roundup)

    Updated On : Dec 04,2017   9:24 pm
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor, hailed as the "most charming, enigmatic actor" and "brave producer" by his fraternity members, died at a hospital here on Monday. View More..

Shashi Kapoor dead, leaves behind memories 'forever'

    Updated On : Dec 04,2017   7:38 pm
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Condolences and tributes poured in for veteran actor-filmmaker Shashi Kapoor who died at a hospital here on Monday, with celebrities like his "Siddhartha" co-star Simi Garewal terming it the end of an era, while his "Kalyug" co-star Raj Babbar, melody queen Lata Mangeshkar, filmmakers Karan Johar and Hansal Mehta paid tribute to the "most charming actor ever" who would forever remain in their memories. View More..

'Firangi': A deliriously enjoyable film even for non-Kapil fans (Film Review)

    Updated On : Dec 01,2017   12:04 am
Film: "Firangi"; Director: Rajiev Dhingra; Starring: Kapil Sharma, Monica Gill,Ishita Dutta, Anjan Shrivastava, Edward Sonenblick; Rating: ****(4 stars) View More..

'Hygiene is a big concern in tattooing in India' (Lead, correcting para 2)

    Updated On : Nov 30,2017   1:54 pm
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) With the increasing demand for tattoos, artistes in India have upped the ante in their quality, giving tough competition to artistes abroad, says Mickey Malani, who co-owns a chain of tattoo studios in India. View More..