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

Unfortunate that film's budget depends on star not script: Nitesh Tiwari

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   4:20 pm
Panaji, Nov 22 (IANS) "Dangal" fame director Nitesh Tiwari, who has worked with A-list actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Salman Khan, says the trend of deciding a film's budget on the basis of the star rather than a script is an "unfortunate" scenario. View More..

Shatrughan Sinha questions Modi, Big B for silence on 'Padmavati'

    Updated On : Nov 22,2017   11:46 am
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi and megastar Amitabh Bachchan's silence over the "burning" issue of the film "Padmavati". View More..

CPI-M condemns 'communalisation' of young minds in Rajasthan

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   7:38 pm
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The CPI-M on Monday condemned the "communalsiation" of education in Rajasthan and urged the Central government to stop states from fairs such as the "Hindu Spiritual and Service Fair" being held in Jaipur. View More..

Can Haryana's women achievers help wash off 'girl killer' tag? (News Analysis)

    Updated On : Nov 20,2017   11:56 am
Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Success as in the movies, international sporting medals, scaling Mt. Everest and now bagging the coveted Miss World title. Women achievers from Haryana -- which has lived with the tag of being a "girl killer" with the worst sex-ratio among Indian states -- are re-writing the script of the state's infamy. View More..

Mika Singh comes up with new single 'DJ Waleya'

    Updated On : Nov 15,2017   2:16 pm
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Singing superstar Mika Singh has come up with his new single " DJ Waleya- The wedding song" a duet with singer Minu Bakshi. The "Sexy Baliye" singer says that the song is going to be an apt number for the wedding season. View More..

Aamir praises Kohli for supporting young sportsmen

    Updated On : Nov 12,2017   12:20 pm
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who had earlier appeared on a chat show with Virat Kohli, praised the India cricket captain for supporting young sportsmen in the country. View More..

Kidneys have failed, I haven't: Filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi

    Updated On : Nov 08,2017   4:18 pm
Mumbai, Nov 8 (IANS) Ailing filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi, who is on dialysis, says with help from the whos who of the film industry and a life-giving call from songstress Lata Mangeshkar, her indomitable spirit has got a boost and she continues to fight her health battle with a vengeance. View More..

Popular casting director says 'no casting couch' in Bollywood

    Updated On : Nov 07,2017   1:40 pm
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Hollywood might be flooded with horrifying casting couch stories after the numerous sexual abuse allegations against the powerful producer Harvey Weinstein, but it's "nothing like that" in Bollywood, says popular casting director Mukesh Chhabra, who sat through auditions of about 14,000 girls for the superhit film "Dangal". View More..

Kalpana Lajmi in hospital, stable

    Updated On : Nov 06,2017   11:52 pm
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) Celebrated filmmaker Kalpana Lajmi was hospitalized here on Monday but her health condition is improving, a hospital official said. View More..

May you continue to rule hearts: Aamir wishes SRK

    Updated On : Nov 02,2017   4:00 pm
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan on Shah Rukh Khan's 52nd birthday on Thursday, said he hopes the 'King of Romance' continues to rule hearts. View More..

Vicky Kaushal to train with Aamir's fitness trainer

    Updated On : Oct 28,2017   8:02 am
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal, who was last seen 'Raman Raghav 2.0', will be trained by Rakesh Udiyar, who earlier worked with superstar Aamir Khan, for his next film "Uri". View More..

'Secret Superstar' will definitely release in China: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Oct 27,2017   6:28 pm
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor-producer Aamir Khan is determined to take "Secret Superstar" to China, and says he has already started planning about the release. View More..

Phone was not allowed on set of 'Secret Superstar', says Raj Arjun

    Updated On : Oct 27,2017   4:02 pm
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor Raj Arjun, who essayed the father of Zaira Wasim's character in "Secret Superstar", says the discipline during the shoot of the film was such that nobody was allowed to talk on the phone on the sets. View More..

Wasn't affected by 'Newton' controversy: Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Oct 27,2017   1:34 pm
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao said he was never affected by the controversy on his film "Newton", which has been selected as India's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nomination. View More..

Entire Bollywood attends Ram Mukherjee's prayer meet

    Updated On : Oct 25,2017   10:06 pm
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The entire Bollywood, including the Bachchan and Kapoor clans, was spotted at the prayer meet for Ram Mukherjee, father of actress Rani Mukerji, on Wednesday. View More..

Today's heroines have better chance in Bollywood: Sharmila Tagore

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   11:36 pm
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore says actresses today have a better chance unlike earlier times in the film industry. View More..

'Secret Superstar' mints $2.8 mn in overseas markets

    Updated On : Oct 24,2017   4:32 pm
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan and Zaira Wasim starrer "Secret Superstar" has minted over $2 million from the overseas market since its release. View More..

Neeta Lulla to design for DJ KSHMR

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   11:12 pm
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Designer Neeta Lulla, who earlier designed for Grammy winning record producers The Chainsmokers, is now on board to design for Indo-American DJ and record producer KSHMR. View More..

Diwali weekend spreads sunshine at Indian box office

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   6:48 pm
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The Indian box office witnessed a "tremendous" response during the special Diwali weekend with the release of Bollywood films "Golmaal Again" and "Secret Superstar", and Tamil film "Mersal". All the three movies started on a positive note, say trade gurus. View More..

It's a dream response: 'Secret Superstar' director

    Updated On : Oct 23,2017   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Advait Chandan, who has made his directorial debut with "Secret Superstar" -- a simple tale about a teenaged girl chasing her dreams -- says the response to the movie is like a "dream". View More..