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

Big B honoured to get 27 mn Twitter followers (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : May 28,2017   12:44 pm
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has scored 27 million followers on Twitter and says he feels honoured and blessed. View More..

Rahman congratulates Aamir for success of 'Dangal' in China

    Updated On : May 27,2017   12:04 pm
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman on Saturday extended his wishes to actor Aamir Khan for the success of his film "Dangal" in China. View More..

Been more socially responsible than 'Satyamev Jayate' host: Kamal Haasan

    Updated On : May 26,2017   2:54 pm
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Kamal Haasan on Friday said he does not have to do a show like Aamir Khan's "Satyamev Jayate" to prove he is socially responsible. View More..

We shouldn't compare 'Dangal', 'Baahubali 2': Aamir (Lead, correcting name in para 3)

    Updated On : May 25,2017   3:18 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says it's unfair to compare his film "Dangal" with S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" -- both of which have crossed collections of Rs 1500 crore at the box office worldwide -- as both of them have their own space. View More..

Want to give my kids freedom to be what they want: Sachin Tendulkar

    Updated On : May 25,2017   2:20 pm
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar says through his documentary drama "Sachin: A Billion Dreams", he wants to share a very pertinent message that his parents taught him -- of giving children the freedom to pursue their dreams. View More..

We shouldn't compare 'Dangal', 'Baahubali 2': Aamir Khan

    Updated On : May 25,2017   12:36 pm
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says it's unfair to compare his film "Dangal" with S.S. Rajamouli's "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" -- both of which have crossed collections of Rs 1500 crore at the box office worldwide -- as both of them have their own space. View More..

'Dangal' is highest-earning non-Hollywood movie in China

    Updated On : May 23,2017   8:20 pm
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Dangal" has created history by becoming the first highest-earning non-Hollywood film in China. View More..

Feel it's just the interval: Farah on 25 years in Bollywood

    Updated On : May 22,2017   11:40 am
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Choreographer and filmmaker Farah Khan, who is celebrating her silver jubilee in showbiz on Monday, says she feels that it's just the interval. View More..

Farah feels fortunate at completing 25 years in filmdom

    Updated On : May 21,2017   5:36 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Farah Khan, now a successful filmmaker, started her career in Indian cinema as a choreographer 25 years ago with Aamir Khan-starrer "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar". She feels fortunate for having got love and opportunities in filmdom. View More..

'Thugs Of Hindostan' not inspired from any other film, says Aamir

    Updated On : May 20,2017   10:50 pm
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan on Saturday denied rumours that his upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan" being inspired by the Johnny Depp starrer Hollywood flick "Pirates of Caribbean". View More..

Reema Lagoo dead, filmdom remembers its fond 'Ma' (Third Lead)

    Updated On : May 18,2017   6:08 pm
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian theatre, film and television world on Thursday morning woke up to the news of the untimely demise of veteran actress Reema Lagoo, one of Bollywood's favourite on-screen mothers. The industry's love for her talent and her warm-hearted nature was evident in the outpouring of tributes over social media and during her last rites. View More..

Actress Reema Lagoo dead, industry pays last respects

    Updated On : May 18,2017   4:56 pm
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian theatre, film and television world on Thursday morning woke up to the news of the untimely demise of veteran actress Reema Lagoo, one of Bollywood's favourite on-screen mothers. The industry's love for her talent and her warm-hearted nature was evident in the outpouring of tributes over social media and during her last rites. View More..

Sudarsan Pattnaik creates Aamir's 'Dangal' face on sand

    Updated On : May 18,2017   3:48 pm
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) Guinness World Record-holding sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a sand art depicting the face of superstar Aamir Khan from the "Dangal" poster on the sands of Versova Beach here. View More..

Ahan is in safe hands, says Suniel Shetty

    Updated On : May 16,2017   8:22 pm
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Suniel Shetty's son Ahan Shetty is all set to debut in Sajid Nadiadwala production and the father feels that he is in safe hands. View More..

'Dangal' director working on screen adaptation of a bestseller

    Updated On : May 15,2017   4:32 pm
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Nitesh Tiwari, who helmed the blockbuster "Dangal", is working on a screen adaptation of Varun Agarwals 2012 bestseller "How I Braved Anu Aunty & Co-Founded a Million Dollar Company". View More..

'Dangal' mats 'Guardians...' in second week in China

    Updated On : May 15,2017   4:28 pm
Beijing, May 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan's sports drama "Dangal" moved up in its second week at the Chinese box office and took top place from "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2". View More..

I'm the worst loser: Geeta Phogat

    Updated On : May 14,2017   5:00 pm
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Indias first Commonwealth Games gold medallist woman wrestler Geeta Phogat, who is participating in the upcoming edition of action adventure reality TV show "Khatron Ke Khiladi 8", calls herself the "worst loser". But she says the show is a chance for her to discover if there's anything she fears. View More..

'Dangal' mints over Rs 200 cr in China

    Updated On : May 12,2017   6:14 pm
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's "Dangal" has grossed over Rs 200 crore in China within the first week of its release, becoming the first Indian film to achieve the feat in the country. View More..

Hindi version of 'Baahubali 2' surpasses earnings of 'Dangal'

    Updated On : May 12,2017   3:06 pm
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) In just 14 days since its release, the Hindi dubbed version of filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli magnum opus "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" has crossed the domestic lifetime collection of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's sports drama film "Dangal". View More..

Katrina reunites with Aamir for 'Thugs of Hindostan'

    Updated On : May 11,2017   8:50 pm
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif is the latest addition to "Thugs of Hindostan", which features her "Dhoom: 3" co-star Aamir Khan, apart from megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Fatima Sana Shaikh. View More..