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

I wanted to do Sanjay Dutt's role in 'Sanju', says Aamir

    Updated On : May 23,2018   5:14 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he was offered to play the role of late Sunil Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's "Sanju", the upcoming biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt, but he refused it only because he wanted to essay the title character. View More..

Exposure in global market taking India's film business to next level: Telugu star Ram Charan

    Updated On : May 23,2018   1:00 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Telugu film star Ram Charan believes that the constantly growing global market for Indian cinema is contributing to not just a great deal of business and improving the production value of movies in every region of the country but is also helping Indian talent to cross over. View More..

Amitabh, Shweta travel in auto-rickshaw for 'work'

    Updated On : May 22,2018   12:00 pm
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda took an auto-rickshaw ride to go for work. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan urges people to stop piracy

    Updated On : May 21,2018   2:00 pm
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has urged people to stop piracy and illegal streaming of films. View More..

Don't know how I survived: Shama Sikander on bipolar disorder struggle

    Updated On : May 19,2018   12:08 pm
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Actress Shama Sikander, who in 2016 had openly spoken about her struggle with bipolar disorder and how she had once even attempted suicide, says talking about it was the toughest thing she has ever done. When she looks back, she wonders how she overcame it. View More..

Amitabh awarded for being bridge builder between India, Europe

    Updated On : May 19,2018   11:42 am
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been feted by Tomasz Kozlowski, the European Union Ambassador to India, for bring a bridge builder between India and Europe. View More..

Brijendra Kala on shining in films led by superstars

    Updated On : May 17,2018   5:34 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A shopkeeper, constable, hotel manager and vendor -- Brijendra Kala has played several small but important roles in movies led by superstars like Salman Khan and Aamir Khan. But the actor doesn't feel overshadowed by them and is happy to get visibility due to the Bollywood stars. View More..

First schedule of 'Chhuriyaan' wraps up

    Updated On : May 16,2018   10:28 am
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) The first schedule of National Award winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwajs upcoming comedy drama "Chhuriyaan" has wrapped up. View More..

How Bollywood movies helped Rohingyas settle in India (Societal Feature)

    Updated On : May 13,2018   12:04 pm
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) After Mohammad Haroon turned 15, he began watching Bollywood movies, walking four kilometres to a theatre near his village in Myanmar. View More..

'Thugs Of Hindostan' fifth Indian film to release in IMAX format

    Updated On : May 11,2018   4:52 pm
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Aamir Khan, Amitabh Bachchan and Katrina Kaif-starrer "Thugs Of Hindostan" will be digitally remastered in the IMAX format. It is the fifth such Indian movie. View More..

Zaira Wasim opens up about battle with depression

    Updated On : May 11,2018   9:12 am
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Actress Zaira Wasim, 17, who courted fame with "Dangal" and "Secret Superstar", says she has been suffering from depression for over four years, but was pushed into a "bubble of denial" View More..

Doing musical composition of Babuji's poems: Amitabh Bachchan

    Updated On : May 10,2018   9:54 pm
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has been reciting poems of his poet father Harivansh Rai Bachchan on public platforms since long, but going a step further, the actor has now decided to do the musical composition of his father's poems. View More..

Sonam Kapoor marries Anand Ahuja in big fat Punjabi wedding (Roundup)

    Updated On : May 08,2018   11:42 pm
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor on Tuesday tied the knot with long-time beau Anand Ahuja in a traditional Anand Karaj ceremony, which was preceded by two days of mehendi and sangeet revelry, and followed by a grand reception party with close family, friends and Bollywood's glitterati in attendance. View More..

Being fit should include both mind, body: Celebrity trainer

    Updated On : May 07,2018   12:14 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Shivoham, who has worked with superstar Aamir Khan in his film "Ghajini" along with a few other stars like Ranveer Singh and Kangana Ranaut, says that fitness should not just be restricted to a fit body as it is important to have a fit mind too. View More..

Loving your country not enough to be patriot, says Alia

    Updated On : May 05,2018   2:06 pm
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt, who plays a spy in the forthcoming film "Raazi", says she learnt a new definition of patriotism which is more about contribution to the well-being of people selflessly rather than just feeling proud and loving your country. View More..

Katrina is same despite fame: Isabelle

    Updated On : May 03,2018   3:02 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isabelle Kaif, who is preparing for a "hectic" life in the film industry, says her sister and actress Katrina Kaif has not changed after gaining fame. View More..

Katrina is same despite fame: Isabelle

    Updated On : May 03,2018   1:28 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Actress Isabelle Kaif, who is preparing her for a "hectic" life in the film industry, says her sister and actress Katrina Kaif has not changed after gaining fame, View More..

Absconding ex-actress Mamta Kulkarni's assets to be seized in drugs case

    Updated On : Apr 26,2018   9:26 pm
Thane (Maharashtra), April 26 (IANS) A Special NDPS Court here has ordered the confiscation of assets belonging to absconding former Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni, in connecting with a drugs smuggling case against her and her husband Vicky Goswami, an official said on Thursday. View More..

Mansoor Khan shot two climaxes for 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'

    Updated On : Apr 25,2018   7:08 pm
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Mansoor Khan says the film "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak" was supposed to initially have a happy ending but looking at the drift of the film, he gave it a sad climax. View More..

Rise above difference to bring about change, urges Aamir

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   7:30 pm
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan hopes that people unify, irrespective of their socio-political and economic differences, for the pursuit of bringing about positive change. View More..