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

'Dangal' becomes highest grossing Bollywood film in Hong Kong

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   6:16 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans sports drama film "Dangal" is continuing its victory march at the box office worldwide and has become the highest grossing Bollywood film in Hong Kong with a collection of 23.45 million Hong Kong dollars. View More..

'Thugs Of Hindostan' cast asked to wear masks to avoid common cold

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   4:16 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for "Thugs of Hindostan" alongside superstar Aamir Khan here, says the cast and crew of the upcoming film have been advised to wear masks on the set after a few of them took leave due to common cold. View More..

Inclusion of my book in DU syllabus validates my work: Chetan Bhagat (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   1:54 pm
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Author-film producer Chetan Bhagat, who has faced social media trolls over his stories and writing, says the fact that his book "Five Point Someone" will be a part of the English literature syllabus at the undergraduate level in Delhi University (DU) validates his work. View More..

Rajkummar Rao to call Aamir for 'Newton' Oscar promotion

    Updated On : Sep 23,2017   1:52 pm
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao is excited as his new film "Newton" has been announced as India's official entry for the Oscars. The actor says that he will call superstar Aamir Khan for the advice on its promotion. View More..

Monica Dogra finds recreating songs a 'wonderful exercise'

    Updated On : Sep 22,2017   1:28 pm
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Monica Dogra says she is not "mad" at the trend of recreating songs, and finds it a wonderful exercise. View More..

Big B congratulates Sindhu for winning Korea Open Superseries

    Updated On : Sep 18,2017   12:02 pm
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan lauded star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries. View More..

Stardom is more accessible today: Anushka Sharma (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Sep 16,2017   11:34 am
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In a career spanning less than a decade in Bollywood, known to be a tough space for outsiders, Anushka Sharma has carved a niche by slipping into a variety of roles with ease. The actress-producer says, as compared to earlier times, stardom is more accessible today. View More..

SRK scores 28 million Twitter followers

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   1:56 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan now has a Twitter family of 28 million. View More..

Delight to find many women working harder than men on sets, says Big B

    Updated On : Sep 14,2017   11:32 am
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently busy with his upcoming film "Thugs Of Hindostan", says he finds it great to see many women on the set working harder than men. View More..

Paritosh Tripathi back on 'Super Dancer Chapter 2' (TV Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 11,2017   2:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Actor Paritosh Tripathi will be back as the host of the upcoming second season of dance based reality show "Super Dancer Season 2". View More..

Was reluctant to do 'Sameer': Zeeshan Ayyub

    Updated On : Sep 09,2017   12:42 pm
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub plays a Muslim wrongly accused Of terrorism in "Sameer". He says that he was initially reluctant to do the film as he feels that "people start looking at your name and thereafter your religion, when you do a character in a political film." View More..

Aamir impressed by Zaira Wasim's perfectionism

    Updated On : Sep 07,2017   8:54 pm
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) He is known as Bollywood's Mr Perfectionist, but Aamir Khan is impressed by the perfectionism that young actress Zaira Wasim pursues for her on screen characters -- whether it is for wrestling in "Dangal" or learning about music for the forthcoming "Secret Superstar". View More..

Amitabh Bachchan praises Marathi cinema

    Updated On : Sep 07,2017   2:48 pm
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised Marathi cinema and says it has taken a "great stride" over the years. View More..

Managing Aamir Khan was like winning a lottery: Advait Chandan

    Updated On : Sep 05,2017   6:38 pm
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) From working behind-the-scenes on various movies under Aamir Khan Productions to managing Aamir Khan's calendar and now to directing the superstar, Advait Chandan has come a long way. He considers the banner his "film school" and says being a manager to the actor-producer was like a lottery ticket for him. View More..

Big B has 29 million Twitter followers

    Updated On : Sep 03,2017   12:52 pm
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, the most followed Indian actor on Twitter, now has a fan following of 29 million on the micro-blogging platform. View More..

Rafi, Dev Anand, Burman gave incredible music: Big B

    Updated On : Sep 03,2017   11:50 am
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised Mohammed Rafi, S.D. Burman and actor Dev Anand, saying the "amazing combination" has given incredible music to the Hindi film industry. View More..

You can never predict a film's business: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Sep 01,2017   6:46 pm
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, whose "Dangal" went on to create box office records, is next coming up with "Secret Superstar", a high on content film made on a lean budget. He says the secret of success lies in making what you believe in - on a smart budget. View More..

Deepika, Priyanka in Bollywood's highest paid actors list

    Updated On : Aug 31,2017   2:02 pm
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra are the only two actresses who feature in Forbes magazines list of top 10 Bollywood's highest paid 2017 list, which is led by "Raees" star Shah Rukh Khan. View More..

I'm an extrovert in real life: Aparshakti Khurana

    Updated On : Aug 30,2017   3:30 pm
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who can currently be seen in new web series "Yo Ke Hua Bro", says he is an extrovert in real life. View More..

Big B was advised to 'sing more often' after 'Mr. Natwarlal' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Aug 30,2017   1:50 pm
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says eminent sound recordist Ghosh advised him to sing more often after he heard the actor singing the song "Mere paas aao" for the 1979 film "Mr. Natwarlal". View More..