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 refused to be a part of 'Josh'

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   6:48 pm
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Film director Mansoor Khan says actor Aamir Khan refused to do "Josh" because of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's role in the 2000 film. View More..

I love reading film books: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Oct 23,2016   4:16 am
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he enjoys reading books on film celebrities even though the stories aren't 100 per cent accurate. View More..

Bollywood vulnerable where politics is concerned: Ajay Devgn

    Updated On : Oct 22,2016   1:56 pm
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Ajay Devgn, who awaits the release of his "Shivaay" directorial venture, says the Indian film industry is scared of politics because if a person speaks against any political party, his film will be prevented from releasing. View More..

'Dangal' trailer is heart-warming

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   8:22 pm
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The shot of an overweight Aamir Khan riding a rickety two-wheeler through a ramshackle town, brings back memories of Salman Khan in "Sultan" all over again. But "Dangal" opens up a different realm of wrestling. View More..

Vidhu Vinod Chopra lauds Aamir Khan for 'Dangal'

    Updated On : Oct 21,2016   7:52 pm
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Vidhu Vinod Chopra is impressed with the trailer of Aamir Khan's film "Dangal". The filmmaker says Aamir is excelling himself as an artiste in the forthcoming biographical sports drama. View More..

Aamir Khan travels to Bhutan to advocate against malnutrition

    Updated On : Oct 20,2016   1:16 pm
Thimphu, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, who is a Unicef Regional Goodwill Ambassador, took time out from his schedule to meet children affected by malnutrition here and to witness how the organisation is working to address stunting across the country. View More..

'Tanu Weds Manu...' fame Haryanvi tutor hired for 'Badho Bahu'

    Updated On : Oct 19,2016   7:20 pm
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Sunita Sharma, who helped actress Kangana Ranaut to learn Haryanvi for the 2015 film "Tanu Weds Manu Returns", is currently helping out the cast of new TV show "Badho Bahu" to improve their diction in the language. View More..

Mumbai set for 'big movie mela' MAMI (Curtain Raiser)

    Updated On : Oct 19,2016   5:42 pm
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The eight-day long Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star will screen 175 films, including features, documentaries and short films from 54 countries, from Thursday here. View More..

Coldplay gig in India to raise funds for orphans

    Updated On : Oct 17,2016   8:02 pm
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) British rock band Coldplay's maiden gig in India as part of the debut edition of the Global Citizen Festival here will raise funds for orphans across the country. View More..

Stop comparing sports negatively: Big B

    Updated On : Oct 16,2016   5:54 pm
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has congratulated the Indian Kabaddi team over their 74-20 win against Argentina in the Kabaddi World Cup. He says people should be proud of the countrys victory and should stop this "disgusting" habit of comparing sports negatively. View More..

SRK, Sachin Tendulkar join Global Citizen Movement

    Updated On : Oct 12,2016   5:22 pm
Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar have extended their support to Global Citizen Movement. They will making their presence at the debut India edition of the Global Citizen Festival here on November 19. View More..

It's time to show solidarity with our jawans: Big B

    Updated On : Oct 11,2016   2:38 pm
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, on his 74th birthday on Tuesday, said that while the people in the country are raging with anger, it's time for civilians to show solidarity with the soldiers who fight for their safety. View More..

Book on Nasir Husain to be launched in Mumbai

    Updated On : Oct 08,2016   6:06 pm
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) "Music, Masti, Modernity - The Cinema of Nasir Husain", a book based on the legendary filmmaker Nasir Husain, will be launched at the upcoming Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival with Star here on October 22. View More..

'Dangal' bound to be good film, says Imran Khan

    Updated On : Oct 04,2016   6:52 pm
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan is sure his star uncle Aamir Khan's upcoming movie "Dangal" will be good. View More..

Salman, SRK, Aamir can go to Pakistan: Sadhvi Prachi

    Updated On : Oct 02,2016   10:54 pm
Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 2 (IANS) Firing a fresh salvo at Pakistani artistes working in Bollywood, VHP leader Sadhvi Prachi on Sunday said that they should show their talent in their own country, and whoever among the Bollywood superstars like Salman Khan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan sypathises with them, should also go to Pakistan. View More..

Ladakh, where Buddhist spirituality, culture reign supreme (Travelogue)

    Updated On : Sep 29,2016   1:24 pm
Ladakh -- once the hub of the ancient Silk Route -- is aptly described as a place where Buddhist spirituality and its ancient culture reign supreme amidst virgin nature. View More..

Kiran Rao a fan of Kangana, Alia's style

    Updated On : Sep 28,2016   4:26 pm
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao says National award winning actress Kangana Ranaut has a great sense of style. View More..

When Chris Martin calls Katrina 'Katrina Kaif Kapoor'

    Updated On : Sep 25,2016   6:20 pm
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) British rock band's lead vocalist and pianist Chris Martin accidentally referred to Indian actress Katrina Kaif as Katrina Kaif Kapoor, while addressing the audience at the Global Citizen Festival. View More..

Sanjeev Kapoor wants Aamir to play him in biopic

    Updated On : Sep 23,2016   5:42 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Celebrity chef Sanjeev Kapoor wants Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan to play him in his biopic. View More..

'Lagaan...' based ride finds place at Dubai theme park

    Updated On : Sep 22,2016   5:48 pm
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood's perfectionist Aamir Khan has teamed up with Bollywood Parks Dubai for a ride based on his Oscar-nominated film "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India". View More..