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

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..

Uri attack result of political leadership failure, says Congress

    Updated On : Sep 19,2016   3:30 pm
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Dubbing the terror attack on an army camp in Jammu and Kashmir's Uri town as the failure of the political leadership, the Congress on Monday said the Narendra Modi-led government's Pakistan policy was "confused". View More..

Watching 'Dangal' best birthday gift for Shabana Azmi

    Updated On : Sep 19,2016   3:00 pm
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Veteran actor Shabana Azmi watched the upcoming film "Dangal" at a special screening on her 66th birthday. She said it was the best birthday gift for her. View More..

Ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016 sold out

    Updated On : Sep 15,2016   11:12 pm
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The first two phases in which the ticket sales for the Global Citizen Festival India 2016 were opened for online booking are now sold out. View More..

Ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016 to start on Thursday

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   6:52 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) BookMyShow, an online entertainment ticketing brand, will begin the first phase of ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016, to be headlined by British rock band Coldplay, on Thursday. Limited early bird tickets will be priced at Rs 5000 each. View More..

Bollywood isn't running out of fresh ideas: Tulsi Kumar

    Updated On : Sep 14,2016   5:50 pm
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) A lot of old songs are being recreated for the new Hindi movies, but singer Tulsi Kumar, who has crooned numbers like "Saiyaan superstar" and "Love mera hit hit", says it's not because Bollywood has no fresh ideas for songs. View More..

Consider Aamir my inspiration, says Harshvardhan Kapoor

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   11:58 pm
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Actor Harshwardhan Kapoor, who is making his Bollywood debut with "Mirzya", says he looks at Aamir Khan as an inspiration. View More..

Trying to hold one's own among young disturbing: Big B

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   2:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has extended his support for the Global Citizen movement in India, says it was "a bit disturbing" for him to be part of the campaign with young stars like Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor Khan, and Farhan Akhtar. View More..

East-West confluence, blue sea and belly dances turn Istanbul into travellers' delight (Travelogue)

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   11:12 am
Istanbul, Sep 13 (IANS) The scintillating blue water of the Bosphorus strait and the high boundary walls of the erstwhile Byzantine civilisation strewn with royal structures in every nook and corner of Istanbul offer travellers everything they would ask for on a holiday. View More..

I am a girl child; would love to have a girl: Kareena Kapoor

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   1:48 am
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor, who came to extend her support for the Global Citizen movement in India on Monday evening says she is a girl child she would love to have a girl. View More..

Big B, Aamir, Kareena to support Global Citizen Movement

    Updated On : Sep 13,2016   12:00 am
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor, and Farhan Akhtar said they would be part of social action platform and The Global Education and Leadership Foundation which was launched on Monday evening. View More..

Thangavelu wins gold at Rio Paralympics (Roundup)

    Updated On : Sep 10,2016   7:34 pm
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Mariyappan Thangavelu created history by winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics here. View More..

The Great Khali won't mind a biopic on him

    Updated On : Sep 10,2016   6:18 pm
Noida, Sep 10 (IANS) He was an officer in the Punjab Police, went on to be a bodybuilder, a professional wrestler and even won the Mr. India title. Now, wrestler Dalip Singh Rana, better known by his 'The Great Khali' moniker, says he wouldn't mind if someone approaches him with the idea of a movie on his life. View More..

Aamir, Anushka congratulate Thangavelu for winning gold

    Updated On : Sep 10,2016   4:24 pm
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) Bollywood stars Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on winning a gold medal in the men's high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. View More..

Ticket prices for Coldplay's Indian gig leave 'desi' fans cold

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   8:42 pm
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Rs 25,000 and more -- these reported ticket prices of a rumoured Coldplay gig in Mumbai later this year, have sent the globally popular band's Indian fans in a tizzy. View More..

I am an innocent yogini, says drugs accused ex-star Mamta Kulkarni

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   4:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Former Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni, an accused in a Rs 2,000 crore narcotics drugs case, on Friday denied all allegations against her, saying she was a "yogini" and "innocent". View More..

Mani Ratnam is most creative director: Farah Khan

    Updated On : Sep 09,2016   3:06 pm
Mumbai, Sep 9 (IANS) Farah Khan, who has choreographed several songs for multiple film directors, says the most creative of them all is Mani Ratnam. View More..

Radhika Apte celebrates birthday with work (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Sep 07,2016   1:50 pm
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Actress Radhika Apte is celebrating her 31st birthday on Wednesday dubbing for her upcoming film "Bombairiya" and rehearsing for a performance. View More..