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

Didn't expect this response for 'Secret Superstar' in China: Kiran

    Updated On : Feb 22,2018   11:02 am
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Riding high on the success of her film "Secret Superstar", producer Kiran Rao says that she never expected the amazing love and support for the film that it received in China. View More..

Zaira open to do TV shows with good content

    Updated On : Feb 21,2018   4:24 pm
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) "Dangal" fame actress Zaira Wasim says that she is game for her small screen debut provided she gets projects with good content. View More..

Former 'Bigg Boss' contestant joins Kangana-starrer

    Updated On : Feb 19,2018   4:44 pm
Mumbai, Feb 19 (IANS) Former "Bigg Boss" contestant Vivek Mishra has joined the cast of "Manikarnika: The Queen of Jhansi", starring actress Kangana Ranaut. View More..

Get over yourself for Indian cinema's progress: KJo to filmmakers

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   2:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar is bursting with pride as he is representing Indian cinema at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival. He feels that to achieve a global impact and for Indian cinema to progress, fellow filmmakers need to go beyond themselves and focus on the industry. View More..

Amitabh uploads resume on Twitter

    Updated On : Feb 18,2018   12:46 pm
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has jokingly uploaded a job resume on Twitter emphasising on his height. View More..

Physical transformation a part of performance now: Vicky Kaushal

    Updated On : Feb 16,2018   11:10 am
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal, who has built a muscular physique for a new film, believes physical transformation among actors has become more performance-oriented than for vanity purposes. View More..

Fell in love first time when I was 10: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Feb 14,2018   7:52 pm
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan opened up to his fans about his "pehla nasha" -- his first love -- on Valentine's Day. He says he first fell in love when he was all of 10 but it was "unrequited". View More..

Bollywood celebrities spread love on Valentine's Day

    Updated On : Feb 14,2018   2:38 pm
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) From superstar Aamir Khan to filmmaker Karan Johar and Shilpa Shetty -- Bollywood celebrities shared heart-warming messages on Valentine's Day on Wednesday for their fans. View More..

'Misaal Mumbai' a great initiative: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Feb 11,2018   12:34 pm
Mumbai, Feb 11 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says 'Misaal Mumbai', an initiative by artist Rouble Nagi, who has painted over 285 slum houses, is great. View More..

Biggest commercial element in 'Pad Man' is Akshay: R. Balki (Lead, correcting para 2)

    Updated On : Feb 09,2018   11:26 am
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balki says the biggest commercial element in his latest film "Pad Man" is lead actor Akshay Kumar. View More..

Biggest commercial element in 'Pad Man' is Akshay: R. Balki

    Updated On : Feb 09,2018   10:46 am
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Filmmaker R. Balki says the biggest commercial element in his latest film "Pad Man" is lead actor Akshay Kumar. View More..

#PadManChallenge just a 'stupid' trend or breaking taboos?

    Updated On : Feb 08,2018   2:40 pm
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The "Pad Man" promotions have seen at least over a 30 film celebrities posing with an open sanitary napkin as part of the #PadManChallenge to convey there's nothing to be "ashamed" about something as "natural" as menstruation. But is it actually helping in breaking taboos surrounding the subject, or is it just another marketing gimmick? View More..

Aamir proud as Panchgani named as one of India's cleanest towns

    Updated On : Feb 03,2018   1:26 pm
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he is proud that Panchgani, where he got married to Kiran Rao, has been named as one of the country's cleanest towns. View More..

Aamir accepts 'Pad Man Challenge', poses with sanitary pad

    Updated On : Feb 02,2018   6:14 pm
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan on Friday accepted the #PadManChallenge, sharing on social media a photograph in which he holds up a sanitary pad. View More..

Big B threatens to quit Twitter after losing followers

    Updated On : Feb 01,2018   2:32 pm
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has threatened to quit Twitter, accusing the micro-blogging website of reducing his followers. View More..

Amitabh Bachchan decides to leave Twitter

    Updated On : Feb 01,2018   11:08 am
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has decided to quit Twitter after his fan following from 33 million suddenly fell to 32.9 million. View More..

Pancholi faces abetment charges in Jiah Khan suicide

    Updated On : Jan 31,2018   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) The trial in actress Jiah Khan's suicide is expected to begin in mid February after a Mumbai court framed charges against her boyfriend and Bollywood actor Sooraj Pancholi for abetting the 2013 death. View More..

Bollywood bullying has only begun: Ashoke Pandit

    Updated On : Jan 28,2018   3:54 pm
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The Shri Rajput Karni Senas declaration that they would make a film on director Sanjay Leela Bhansalis mother marks a new low in bullying. But filmmaker Ashoke Pandit, one of the more vocal representatives of Bollywood, says it's only the beginning. View More..

'Overwhelmed' by 'Secret Superstar' success in China: Aamir

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   4:58 pm
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) Aamir Khan on Tuesday said he was "overwhelmed" by the success of his movie "Secret Superstar" in China. View More..

Highs were amazing, lows a teacher: Arjun Kapoor

    Updated On : Jan 23,2018   1:18 pm
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) His involvement with Hindi films began when he assisted in the direction and production of films like "Kal Ho Naa Ho", "No Entry" and "Wanted", followed by an acting debut in 2012 with "Ishaqzaade". Actor Arjun Kapoor says his journey so far has been a mix of highs -- which were amazing -- and lows that have been good learnings. View More..