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

Aamir attends award function for Lata Mangeshkar

    Updated On : Apr 25,2017   12:54 pm
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who is known for avoiding film awards finally broke the rule on Monday night and attended an award function where he was honoured with the Pandit Deenanath Mangeshkar Award. View More..

Ram Gopal Varma takes dig at National Film Awards

    Updated On : Apr 23,2017   12:48 pm
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Maverick filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma made snide remarks at National Film Awards, saying superstar Aamir Khans decision to skip all award events points out at the losing relevance of the system in India. View More..

Aamir promotes 'Dangal' in China with sport stars

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   7:34 pm
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) Chinese professional boxer Zou Shiming and American basketball player Stephon Marbury promoted the Indian sports drama "Dangal" with its lead actor Aamir Khan here on Wednesday. View More..

Amazing to see book on 'Amar Akbar Anthony': Big B

    Updated On : Apr 19,2017   4:36 pm
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is more than happy after he got to know that Harvard University Press has come up with a book on his 1977 film "Amar Akbar Anthony". View More..

SRK praises Kolkata Knight Riders for victory (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 18,2017   4:24 pm
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has lauded cricketer Gautam Gambhir and his Indian Premier League (IPL) team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). View More..

Aamir heads to Beijing for China premiere of 'Dangal'

    Updated On : Apr 15,2017   12:02 pm
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan will attend the China premiere of his blockbuster Hindi entertainer "Dangal" at the Beijing International Film Festival, which begins on Sunday. View More..

Amitabh's look from 'Thugs of Hindostan' not yet out

    Updated On : Apr 14,2017   12:48 pm
Mumbai, April 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Friday clarified that his look from upcoming period crime-drama "Thugs of Hindostan" is yet to be revealed and the one that's doing the rounds is from an advertisement. View More..

Don't have much at stake: Swara Bhaskar on being frank

    Updated On : Apr 12,2017   7:18 pm
Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhaskar, who is known for being outspoken about her thoughts, says she is not afraid to speak her mind as "doesn't have much at stake". View More..

Aamir's 'Secret Superstar' to clash with Rajinikanth's '2.o'

    Updated On : Apr 09,2017   4:38 pm
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Aamir Khan's "Secret Superstar" will lock horns with Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar-starrer "2.o" at the box office when the films will make their way to theatres over the Diwali weekend, says the spokesperson of "Secret Superstar". View More..

National Film Awards biased: Murugadoss

    Updated On : Apr 08,2017   1:20 pm
Chennai, April 8 (IANS) A day after 64th National Film Awards were announced, filmmaker A.R. Murugadoss on Saturday called them "biased" due to what he said was the partiality of those in the jury. View More..

I'm as fearless as Rani of Jhansi: Rakhi Sawant

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   6:54 pm
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Rakhi Sawant, who has often courted controversy with her outspoken nature, wonders what's the point of living in a democracy if one should be scared before speaking. View More..

Regional films better than Bollywood: Priyadarshan on National Awards

    Updated On : Apr 07,2017   3:16 pm
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Bollywood films remained far behind regional cinema in notching up top honours at the 64th National Film Awards. It was because their content was "better", says veteran filmmaker and jury chairperson Priyadarshan. View More..

Aamir won't release 'Dangal' in Pakistan over demand for cuts

    Updated On : Apr 06,2017   10:54 pm
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Actor-producer Aamir Khan has decided against releasing his Bollywood blockbuster "Dangal" in Pakistan after the censor board there demanded that two scenes involving the Indian flag and anthem be cut. View More..

Aamir won't release 'Dangal' in Pakistan over demand for cuts

    Updated On : Apr 06,2017   9:32 pm
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Actor-producer Aamir Khan has decided against releasing his Bollywood blockbuster "Dangal" after the censor board in Pakistan demanded that two scenes involving the Indian flag and anthem be cut. View More..

Faisal always helps me improvise my scenes: Jhinal Belani

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   4:30 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Gujarati actress Jhinal Belani, who is seen in the Hindi comedy show "Har Mard Ka Dard", says her co-star Faisal Rashid helps her in improvising her scenes. View More..

Meeting Big B is delightful experience: Anupam Kher (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   2:16 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher says meeting megastar Amitabh Bachchan is always a delightful for experience for him. View More..

I'm constantly introspective: Anushka Sharma

    Updated On : Apr 05,2017   10:30 am
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma says career growth is important for her, but she likes to be introspective in her pursuit of becoming a better human being. View More..

Neck's a bit stiff, but all well: Big B

    Updated On : Apr 02,2017   11:52 am
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Megstar Amitabh Bachchan, who was spotted with a neckbrace last month, says his neck is still a tad stiff and is taking long to get repaired. View More..

Kiran Rao keen to make film on singer Gauhar Jaan

    Updated On : Mar 31,2017   4:00 pm
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Filmmaker Kiran Rao says she is keen to explore a film on the life and times of courtesan-turned-singer Gauhar Jaan, who cut a gramophone record in 1902. View More..

2017 first quarter: Star power steals limelight at Indian box-office (Lead, fixing designation in para 9)

    Updated On : Mar 30,2017   2:32 pm
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With four big budget films crossing the Rs 100 crore ($15 million) mark in box-office earnings in the first quarter of 2017, Bollywood is off to a "good" start this year -- but it continues to battle the growing menace of piracy, say trade gurus. View More..