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

'Dangal' made tax-free in Madhya Pradesh

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   7:24 pm
Bhopal, Jan 21 (IANS) Following the success of Aamir Khan starrer "Dangal" -- on wrestling -- Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has decided to make the film tax-free and has announced plans to open a wrestling academy in the state. View More..

'Dangal' mints over Rs 375 crore in India

    Updated On : Jan 21,2017   3:52 pm
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans sports drama "Dangal" -- which has already garnered the "highest grosser of Hindi cinema" -- is going strong at theatres even after four weeks since its release. The film had raked in Rs 376.14 crore at the domestic box office till Friday. View More..

Delhi government holds 'Dangal' screening for students

    Updated On : Jan 20,2017   7:38 pm
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) In a bid to create awareness among students for education of the girl child, the Delhi government on Friday organised a special screening of Aamir Khan-starrer "Dangal" at various government schools. View More..

Dangal's Zaira spars with Minister over comparison with girl in hijab

    Updated On : Jan 20,2017   4:04 pm
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Friday compared Kashmiri teenage actor Zaira Wasim with a painting of a woman in hijab and another caged, prompting the "Dangal" star to rebuff the BJP leader for "discourteous depiction" and a wrong comparison. View More..

Honesty, sincerity behind 'Dangal' worked in its favour: Director

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   6:10 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) "Dangal" director Nitesh Tiwari says it's the honesty and sincerity that went behind the making of "Dangal", which was backed by an immensely talented cast, that worked in making the movie the highest grosser of Hindi cinema. View More..

'Dangal' to be recreated on TV show 'Badho Bahu'

    Updated On : Jan 19,2017   5:08 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) TV show "Badho Bahu" will next witness a "Dangal" twist, when its lead actress Rytasha Rathore will train herself to become a wrestler. View More..

Venkaiah Naidu slams liberals for silence on Zaira's trolling

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   10:54 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday slammed "pseudo liberals" for being silent on the trolling of "Dangal" movie actor Zaira Wasim and said that the whole nation supported her. View More..

Aamir comes out in support of 'Dangal' actress Zaira Wasim

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   6:20 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Tuesday described "Dangal" co-star Zaira Wasim -- who came under attack after meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti -- as a "role model", even as "I am with Zaira" continued to be one of the top trending hashtags on the social media world. View More..

'I'm with Zaira': Support pours in for Kashmiri 'Dangal' starlet

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   2:32 pm
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) "I am with Zaira,", one of the top trending hashtags, took the virtual world by storm on Tuesday after Dangal starlet Zaira Waseem, a 16-year-old Kashmiri, was trolled by a few for meeting Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti following the record breaking success of the Aamir Khan starrer. View More..

Zaira, you are a role model for me: Aamir

    Updated On : Jan 17,2017   12:52 pm
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Tuesday described "Dangal" co-star Zaira Wasim, who came under attack after meeting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, as a "role model". View More..

'Dangal' actress Zaira posts, deletes apology for meeting Mehbooba Mufti (Roundup)

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   8:44 pm
Srinagar/Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Kashmiri actress Zaira Wasim of "Dangal" fame on Monday posted on social media an apology for meeting J&K CM Mehbooba Mufti -- an action for which she had been subjected to vicious trolling -- but later withdrew the apologia after receiving unstinted support from well-wishers including Bollywood celebrities and leading politicians. View More..

Dangal girl Zaira says sorry for meeting Mehbooba

    Updated On : Jan 16,2017   4:38 pm
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) Dangal girl from Jammu and Kashmir Zaira Wasim, who gave a sparkling performance in the Aamir Khan-starrer record-breaking movie, took to social media on Monday to post an apology for meeting state Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti. View More..

J&K 'Dangal' girl meets Mehbooba Mufti

    Updated On : Jan 14,2017   7:08 pm
Jammu, Jan 14 (IANS) Zaira Wasim Khan, a native of Jammu and Kashmir who plays the role of wrestler Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan's record breaking movie "Dangal", on Saturday met Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti. View More..

Competing with myself, not SRK, Salman, Akshay: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 12,2017   3:54 pm
Mumbai, Jan 12 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan runs his own race. He says he doesn't compete with anyone in the film industry, however, he feels motivated by his colleagues' work. View More..

Aamir Khan 'overwhelmed' with 'Dangal' response

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   1:14 pm
Mumbai, Jan 11 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he is overwhelmed with the response his film "Dangal" has received. View More..

Not nervous, I'm curious': Chiranjeevi on his comeback

    Updated On : Jan 11,2017   11:36 am
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Megastar Chiranjeevi has faced the arc lights after a long hiatus of nine years in Telugu action-drama "Khaidi No 150". Instead of being nervous about his comeback, he says he is curious to know how audiences would receive him. View More..

'Dangal' fame Laxmi Keluskar designs 'Meri Durga' set

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   5:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) Laxmi Keluskar, who worked as a production designer in Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans "Dangal", has designed the sets of upcoming TV show "Meri Durga". View More..

Aamir's 'Dangal' beats his 'PK' as highest Hindi grosser

    Updated On : Jan 09,2017   4:08 pm
Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) With "Dangal" registering a collection of Rs 345.3 crore, Bollywood star Aamir Khan has created a new record for the highest Hindi grosser, beating the business of his own movie "PK". The film's makers are overwhelmed. View More..

My source of inspiration is Aamir Khan: Param Singh

    Updated On : Jan 07,2017   5:18 pm
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Actor Param Singh says he is taking inspiration from Bollywood's perfectionist Aamir Khan for his role in TV show "Ghulaam". View More..

'Dangal' crosses Rs 300 crore mark in India

    Updated On : Jan 05,2017   1:24 pm
Mumbai, Jan 5 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans sports drama film "Dangal" has surpassed the collections of "Sultan" by crossing Rs 300 crore by raking in Rs 304.38 crore at the domestic box office in just 13 days since its release. View More..