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

Aamir Khan artistic, socially responsible person: Shraddha Kapoor

    Updated On : Feb 28,2017   2:22 pm
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor has praised Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan for being what she called an inspiring, artistic and a responsible person. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan walks fashion ramp for charity

    Updated On : Feb 27,2017   4:12 pm
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan walked the ramp for designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla for a charity event here. View More..

Aamir Khan features as 'proud dad' in campaign

    Updated On : Feb 26,2017   4:10 pm
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who has two sons and a daughter, is happy to feature in a TV campaign which is a tribute to "proud dads and their daughters". View More..

Aamir's look from 'Thugs of Hindostan' not revealed yet

    Updated On : Feb 25,2017   12:28 pm
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's look from his upcoming film "Thugs of Hindostan", which is doing rounds on social media, is not from the movie, but a special collaboration of the actor, his spokesperson said. View More..

Suniel Shetty goes gaga over 'Rangoon' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Feb 23,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor Suniel Shetty is floored by Vishal Bhardwaj's "Rangoon" and calls it a masterpiece. View More..

SRK hopes fans in Egypt, Jordan enjoy 'Raees' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Feb 22,2017   3:58 pm
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, whose latest film "Raees" released in Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday, hopes the audiences enjoys it. View More..

Varun Dhawan is a nice, happy person: Aparshakti Khurrana

    Updated On : Feb 21,2017   10:02 pm
Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurrana who will be seen sharing screen space with actor Varun Dhawan in his upcoming film "Badrinath Ki Dulhania" praises his co-actor Varun as extremely nice human being. View More..

In Hardoi, Agrawals fight to save their dynasty

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   4:22 pm
Hardoi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 (IANS) Since 1989, the Agrawals - father Naresh and son Nitin - of Samajwadi Party have never lost any election from Hardoi constituency, a key seat in central Uttar Pradesh which is also the ancestral home district of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan. View More..

Actors tap their rap talent

    Updated On : Feb 18,2017   10:38 am
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) From crooning romantic lyrics to hip-swaying numbers, Bollywood celebrities lending their voice for films and even singles has become common. But now Hindi film stars are taking a step further by keeping up with times and rapping verses for movies and advertisements too. View More..

Uday Chopra sends 'love' to haters on V-Day

    Updated On : Feb 14,2017   11:36 am
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Actor Uday Chopra, who has been trolled on social media several times, has sent love to his haters on Valentines Day. View More..

Twitter launches Valentine's Day #LoveHappens stickers

    Updated On : Feb 13,2017   7:28 pm
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has launched special Valentine's Day #LoveHappens stickers that represent various symbols of love for people to express their emotions in a fun way. View More..

Took 25 years for SRK, Aamir to pose together

    Updated On : Feb 11,2017   11:48 am
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan, who have known each other for over two decades, have posed together for the first time for a selfie. View More..

Authentic box office figures: Film industry takes small step

    Updated On : Feb 08,2017   4:32 pm
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India may be among the world leaders in terms of movies produced each year, but authentic information on box office statistics is still not available. View More..

Aamir's bearded look interesting: Kiran Rao

    Updated On : Feb 08,2017   1:22 pm
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao finds husband Aamir Khan's bearded look for "Thugs of Hindostan" quite interesting. View More..

'Virtual reality adds transparency to narrative journalism'

    Updated On : Feb 07,2017   6:48 pm
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Memesys Culture Labs, founded by National Award-winning filmmaker Anand Gandhi, has launched a virtual reality (VR) app ElseVR channel. Its members said that it will help to bring a transparency in storytelling and narrative journalism. View More..

Aamir has given new aspect to mainstream cinema: Karan Johar

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   2:36 pm
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says that superstar Aamir Khan is a game changer and has given a new aspect to the mainstream cinema by choosing unique subjects for his films. View More..

I am not a box-office king, says Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   12:30 pm
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan who is still soaking in the success of latest release "Dangal", says he doesn't think he rules the box-office. View More..

Shah Rukh graciously agreed to do cameo in 'Tubelight': Kabir Khan

    Updated On : Feb 05,2017   11:50 am
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Kabir Khan says that the cameo in Salman Khan starrer "Tubelight" was screaming for superstar and hence Shah Rukh Khan graciously agreed to do the role. View More..

Aamir Khan to host success party for 'Dangal'

    Updated On : Feb 03,2017   7:14 pm
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) "Dangal" producers Aamir Khan and Siddharth Roy Kapur will host a grand party here on Saturday to celebrate the success of the movie, which has become the highest grossing Bollywood entertainer. View More..

Might make thriller, horror film: Nitesh

    Updated On : Feb 03,2017   12:56 pm
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) After super success with "Dangal", director Nitesh Tiwari says he would love to explore other genres, especially thriller and horror. View More..