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

Rise above difference to bring about change, urges Aamir

    Updated On : Apr 21,2018   7:30 pm
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan hopes that people unify, irrespective of their socio-political and economic differences, for the pursuit of bringing about positive change. View More..

Aamir Khan envisions Maharashtra to be drought-free in 5 years

    Updated On : Apr 20,2018   4:32 pm
Pune, April 20 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan, who leads NGO Paani Foundation, hopes Maharashtra is drought-free and doesn't need such a platform after the next five years. View More..

The ignored/unknown kitsch that also advanced Bollywood (Book Review)

    Updated On : Apr 18,2018   10:58 am
Title: In a Cult of Their Own - Bollywood Beyond Box Office; Author: Amborish Roychoudhury; Publisher: Rupa Publications India; Pages: 276; Price: Rs 295 View More..

Tusshar Kapoor plans day according to Laksshya's time table

    Updated On : Apr 16,2018   5:54 pm
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor says his day is planned according to his son Laksshya, who will turn 2 in two months. View More..

Refreshing to work with actors who improvise, says Richa (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   3:54 pm
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha, who has begun shooting for Anubhav Sinhas political satire titled "Abhi Toh Party Shuru Hui Hai" in Lucknow, says it is refreshing to work with artistes who improvise scenes. View More..

Aamir Khan urges urban crowd to help solve villagers' water woes

    Updated On : Apr 09,2018   1:26 pm
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has urged people to contribute in making Maharashtra drought-free by reaching out to those in villages. View More..

Was an honour to direct Tom Alter: 'Hamari Paltan' director

    Updated On : Apr 08,2018   7:18 pm
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) "Hamari Paltan" director Jainendra Jigyasu says it was an honour for him to get to direct the late Tom Alter in his debut film. Tom Alter died in September last year. View More..

Big B set to wrap up 'Thugs of Hindostan' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Apr 06,2018   4:58 pm
Mumbai, April 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is nearing the end of his shooting schedule for "Thugs of Hindostan", which has been a strenuous project for him. View More..

I haven't been asked to be back in Bollywood: Toby Stephens

    Updated On : Apr 06,2018   2:54 pm
Dubai, April 6 (IANS) English actor Toby Stephens, who made his Bollywood debut with "Mangal Pandey: The Rising", says he is willing to work in the Hindi film industry, but nobody has offered him a project after the 2005 film. View More..

'Hindi Medium' gets flying start in China

    Updated On : Apr 05,2018   5:20 pm
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) Bollywood star Irrfan Khan-starrer "Hindi Medium" has opened to a flying start in China, where Aamir Khan and Salman Khan's films have done brisk business in recent times. View More..

I channelise my emotions, energy into my work: Rani Mukerji

    Updated On : Apr 03,2018   12:18 pm
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Her daughter's birth gave her immense joy. And her father's death left her with "extreme pain". Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji says she channelises all her emotions and energy into her work. View More..

Kamal Haasan meets Christopher Nolan

    Updated On : Mar 31,2018   11:38 am
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Kamal Haasan met acclaimed filmmaker Christopher Nolan, and was surprised that he has seen some of his movies. View More..

Envisioning bright future for celluloid in India, courtesy Christopher Nolan

    Updated On : Mar 28,2018   4:38 pm
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) As Christopher Nolan sets out on an India trip to draw attention to the importance of celluloid in the digital age, Indian filmmaker and archivist Shivendra Singh Dungarpur hopes the globally acclaimed and commercially successful filmmaker encourages shooting and projection of films in the good old format. View More..

Indian film industry is citadel of secularism: Javed Akhtar

    Updated On : Mar 28,2018   1:10 pm
Mumbai, March 28 (IANS) The Indian film industry is a citadel of secularism where there's no scope for communal bias, says veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar. View More..

All kinds of religious people are equally unreasonable: Javed Akhtar

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   6:32 pm
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Irked by a social media user who asked him if Shia and Sunni were different religions, veteran writer-lyricist Javed Akhtar on Thursday said all kinds of religious people were "equally unreasonable". View More..

Amitabh back to Mumbai, to promote, shoot new films

    Updated On : Mar 22,2018   1:10 pm
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) After a gruelling shooting schedule for "Thugs of Hindostan" in Jodhpur, megastar Amitabh Bachchan is back to Mumbai, where he will gear up for the promotions and shooting of his other projects. View More..

Aamir Khan replaces Ranveer Singh as Vivo India's brand ambassador

    Updated On : Mar 19,2018   3:32 pm
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Monday announced the appointment of Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador for India, replacing actor Ranveer Singh who had been associated with the company for the past two years. View More..

Aamir Khan new brand ambassador for Vivo India

    Updated On : Mar 19,2018   2:18 pm
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Monday announced the appointment of Bollywood actor Aamir Khan as its brand ambassador for India. View More..

All of us owe Aamir Khan: 'Hindi Medium' director

    Updated On : Mar 18,2018   2:52 pm
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Saket Chaudhary's directorial "Hindi Medium" is set to release in China, where Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan's fan base multiplied with the success of his film "Dangal". The director thinks everyone owes Aamir for showing "initiative and vision" in taking Hindi cinema to a new audience. View More..

I really look up to Akshay Kumar: Saiyami Kher

    Updated On : Mar 16,2018   8:18 am
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) "Mirzya" actress Saiyami Kher, a sports and fitness enthusiast, says she finds actor Akshay Kumar inspirational. View More..