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

'Secret Superstar': Emotionally engaging, entertaining (IANS Review, Rating: ****)

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   3:06 pm
Film: "Secret Superstar"; Director: Advait Chandan; Cast: Zaira Wasim, Meher Vij, Aamir Khan, Raj Arjun, Harsh Jha, Kabir Sajid, Aryan Ashik, Farrokh Jaffer, Manuj Sharma and Tirth Sharma; Rating: **** View More..

Vidhu Vinod wants Kashmiris to watch 'Secret Superstar'

    Updated On : Oct 18,2017   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who grew up in Srinagar, says young actress Zaira Wasim who is from Kashmir, has done a fabulous job in "Secret Superstar". He feels the audience there must watch the film to see the kind of talent the Valley has. View More..

Actors shouldn't have any image: Nawazuddin

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   5:24 pm
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who is happy that superstar Aamir Khan has played a quirky character in a never-seen-before avatar in "Secret Superstar", says actors should not be conscious about an image. View More..

Aamir, Rajkumar Hirani to judge script contest

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   5:08 pm
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, director Rajkumar Hirani and screen writers Juhi Chaturvedi and Anjum Rajabali will judge a script contest. View More..

Aamir took cues from Jeetendra, Anil for 'Secret Superstar' role

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   3:48 pm
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's quirky character Shakti Kumaarr from his forthcoming movie "Secret Superstar" has been inspired by Jeetendra and Anil Kapoor View More..

Irrfan-starrer's trailer to be attached to 'Secret Superstar'

    Updated On : Oct 17,2017   4:02 am
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The trailer of "Qarib Qarib Singlle", starring Irrfan Khan, will be attached to Aamir Khan's "Secret Superstar". View More..

Virat wants to learn Rubik's Cube technique from Aamir (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Oct 16,2017   6:54 pm
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricketer Virat Kohli is keen to crack the technique behind solving Rubik's Cube, and he wants to learn it from superstar Aamir Khan. View More..

Virat Kohli a relaxed, genuine person: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   7:10 pm
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan, who will be seen alongside Virat Kohli in a Diwali special show on TV, has praised the Indian skipper and called him a relaxed and genuine person. View More..

Best feeling ever: Shahid on daughter Misha (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   7:08 pm
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says it is the "best feeling ever" for him when he gets time to spend with his one-year-old daughter Misha. View More..

Ajay Devgn a great guy: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Oct 14,2017   1:28 pm
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) "Golmaal Again" and "Secret Superstar" are releasing around the festive occasion of Diwali, but there is no bad blood between Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and actor Ajay Devgn. The "Dangal" star has praised Ajay by calling him a "great guy". View More..

For meaningful cinema, we need freedom to express: Sharmila Tagore

    Updated On : Oct 13,2017   5:40 am
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore has said the filmmakers need the freedom to express their thoughts and an open environment to come up with meaningful cinema. View More..

Was scared of losing stardom with 'Dangal': Aamir

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   10:28 pm
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he was scared of losing out his fan-following when he was offered the role of wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in "Dangal" as he had to play an old and fat man. View More..

Showbiz pays on basis of stardom, not gender: Aamir

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   10:04 pm
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, rated among the highest paid actors in Bollywood, feels that artistes in the entertainment industry are paid on the basis of their fan following and not gender. View More..

From cinema to politics: Wishes galore for Big B on 75th birthday

    Updated On : Oct 11,2017   3:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a string of Bollywood celebrities like Lata Mangeshkar, Aamir Khan, Ranveer Singh and Rishi Kapoor on Wednesday wished megastar Amitabh Bachchan good health and happiness on his 75th birthday. View More..

Don't get affected by various trends in Bollwood, says Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   11:44 pm
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he doesn't get affected by the various trends in filmmaking and likes to follow his own gut feeling. View More..

Comedian Kapil Sharma most riskiest celebrity searched online: McAfee

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   6:20 pm
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has become the most riskiest celebrity searched online in 2017 -- one who could expose consumers to malicious websites and malware -- a survey from cyber security firm McAfee revealed on Tuesday. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan: 75 and 'not out' of filmdom

    Updated On : Oct 10,2017   12:12 pm
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Age is just a number for Amitabh Bachchan, who turns 75 on Wednesday. His work diary is already spilling into 2019, but he remains firmly "not out", continuing a glorious journey that has lasted over four decades. View More..

Aamir Khan contributed to post-production of 'Secret Superstar'

    Updated On : Oct 09,2017   4:14 pm
Mumbai, Oct 9 (IANS) Actor-producer Aamir Khan helped to wrap up the post-production of his forthcoming film "Secret Superstar", says its director Advait Chandan. View More..

Test screening an important process for Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   8:02 pm
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, known for producing and acting in some of the most commercially successful films like "Dangal" and "Taare Zameen Par", says test screening is necessary as it helps him to understand various aspects. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan's superstardom can't be re-created: Aamir

    Updated On : Oct 08,2017   4:02 pm
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who is working with Amitabh Bachchan in the upcoming film "Thugs of Hindostan", says watching the megastar on the big screen is "a fulfilling experience", and his superstardom can't be re-created. View More..