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

Nothing has changed after 'Dangal': Sanya Malhotra

    Updated On : Aug 16,2017   7:06 pm
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who came into the limelight with her role as Aamir Khan's daughter in "Dangal", says she is still the same even after the film became a hit, and that the limelight has not made her a different person. View More..

Nitesh Tiwari doesn't write scripts keeping actors in mind (Lead, Correcting day in Para 4)

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   2:50 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Nitesh Tiwari might have said that he was willing to wait for a few years for superstar Aamir Khan to be part of his blockbuster "Dangal" and showed interest in casting actor Varun Dhawan in his next, but the filmmaker says he doesn't write scripts with an actor in mind. View More..

Nitesh Tiwari doesn't write scripts keeping actors in mind

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   1:22 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Nitesh Tiwari might have said that he was willing to wait for a few years for superstar Aamir Khan to be part of his blockbuster "Dangal" and showed interest in casting actor Varun Dhawan in his next, but the filmmaker says he doesn't write scripts with an actor in mind. View More..

Sushant 'deeply honoured' for bagging Best Actor at IFFM

    Updated On : Aug 12,2017   12:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh Rajput, who has won the Best Actor award for the biopic "M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story" at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne (IFFM), says he is deeply honoured by the award. View More..

No need to worry about the lull period: Rohit Shetty

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   6:46 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohit Shetty, known for making big budget movies, says the year 2017 hasn't been good in terms of business and it's bad for the film industry. But he believes that it's just a phase, which will end soon and there is no need to worry. View More..

Had lots of fun shooting 'Secret Superstar': Zaira Wasim

    Updated On : Aug 11,2017   5:32 pm
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) "Dangal" fame actress Zaira Wasim, who will be seen sharing screen space with superstar Aamir Khan for the second time in "Secret Superstar", says she had lots of fun shooting for the film. View More..

'Peepli Live' director Anusha Rizvi remembers Sitaram Panchal

    Updated On : Aug 10,2017   10:44 pm
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) "Peepli Live" director Anusha Rizvi remembered actor Sitaram Panchal, who died on Thursday after a brave fight with cancer. View More..

Laksshya doesn't have too much separation anxiety: Tusshar

    Updated On : Aug 10,2017   2:14 pm
Hyderabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor, who became a father to son Laksshya through in-vitro fertilisation procedure last year, says the 14-month-old doesn't have much separation anxiety. View More..

Special 'Dangal' screening with audio description for visually impaired

    Updated On : Aug 09,2017   2:08 pm
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) To celebrate Independence Day on August 15, Bollywood superstar Aamir Khans blockbuster film "Dangal" will be aired on television with an audio description for visually impaired audiences. View More..

Santoshi needs to be coaxed to make 'Andaz Apna Apna 2': Viju Khote

    Updated On : Aug 08,2017   7:30 pm
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) It's been a while since reports of "Andaz Apna Apna 2" started doing the rounds. Veteran actor Viju Khote, who played Robert in "Andaz Apna Apna", feels somebody needs to coax its director Rajkumar Santoshi to make the 1994 comedy film's sequel, which could probably star actor Varun Dhawan. View More..

SRK 'stands in' for Aamir Khan, Kiran Rao at Water Cup

    Updated On : Aug 07,2017   11:48 am
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has thanked star Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao for letting him stand in for them at the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, organised by the NGO Paani Foundation. View More..

Aamir, wife Kiran down with swine flu

    Updated On : Aug 06,2017   10:02 pm
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Sunday revealed that he and his wife Kiran Rao are down with swine flu. View More..

Aamir, wife Kiran down with swine flu

    Updated On : Aug 06,2017   9:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan on Sunday revealed that he and his wife Kiran Rao are down with swine flu. View More..

Role in 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' very unique: Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Aug 06,2017   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, who is playing the role of Pritam Vidrohi in forthcoming film "Bareilly Ki Barfi", says the kind of variations the character has is very unique. View More..

Siddharth Roy Kapur won't cast wife Vidya in his films

    Updated On : Aug 05,2017   4:02 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Siddharth Roy Kapur has undertaken a new journey of spearheading his home banner Roy Kapur Films, but says he would neither cast his wife Vidya Balan nor his brothers Aditya and Kunaal in any of the projects. View More..

'KBC' needs great attention: Big B

    Updated On : Aug 05,2017   1:40 pm
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is bringing back the reality TV game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC), says its enactment needs great attention. View More..

Aamir Khan follows heart to produce films

    Updated On : Aug 03,2017   2:18 pm
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says when he backs a film as a producer, he and his team trust their heart. View More..

'Secret Superstar' based on girl child empowerment: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Aug 02,2017   8:04 pm
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Aamir Khan, whose last film "Dangal" told the story of two girls who grow up to become formidable wrestlers, says his upcoming movie "Secret Superstar" -- a musical drama -- is yet another film on the empowerment of the girl child. View More..

I don't compare my work with SRK, Salman, says Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Aug 02,2017   7:02 pm
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan believes the result of creative work is "unpredictable". The actor says he's a fan of the roles that Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan play and that he doesn't draw comparisons of his work with theirs. View More..

Sleeping on set is gifted moment in script: Big B

    Updated On : Aug 01,2017   12:06 pm
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Megstar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for his upcoming film "102 Not Out", says sleeping on a film's set is a gifted moment in the script for an actor. View More..