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

Huma didn't care about working with Khans on arrival in Bollywood

    Updated On : Aug 17,2018   2:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi says she never dreamt about working with the popular Khans of Bollywood when she arrived in Mumbai as for her, being part of one film mattered to her the most. View More..

Aamir sends good wishes to Sanya Malhotra for 'Pataakha'

    Updated On : Aug 15,2018   12:06 pm
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has wished his "Dangal" co-star Sanya Malhotra good luck for her upcoming movie "Pataakha". View More..

Aamir congratulates Maharashtra village for winning 'Water Cup'

    Updated On : Aug 13,2018   11:16 am
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has wished Takewadi Andhali, a village in Maharashtra for winning the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup 2018. He also wished all the participating villages across Maharashtra and said that everybody wins against drought. View More..

Tamil film 'Mersal' to release in China

    Updated On : Aug 10,2018   12:20 pm
Beijing, Aug 10 (IANS) Tamil film "Mersal" has been picked by Chinas HGC Entertainment, which is planning to release it in the country. View More..

Let music bring countries together: Tulsi Kumar on singing with Atif Aslam

    Updated On : Aug 07,2018   1:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Singer Tulsi Kumar, who has sung a duet with Pakistani singer Atif Aslam for a forthcoming Bollywood film, says music connects people universally and it has the power to connect countries together. View More..

'China is new frontier for Indian cinema today'

    Updated On : Aug 06,2018   4:52 pm
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Ahead of superstar Salman Khan starrer sports film "Sultan" release in China, Avtar Panesar, Vice President at International Operations Yash Raj Films (YRF), says that China is the new frontier for Indian cinema today. View More..

Link-up rumours don't affect me: Aparshakti Khurana

    Updated On : Aug 05,2018   3:12 pm
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana, who was romantically linked with his "Dangal" co-star Fatima Sana Shaikh, says link-up rumours don't affect him at all. He also hinted that the two might be working together again. View More..

Honoured, lucky to work with Vishal Bhardwaj: Sunil Grover

    Updated On : Aug 05,2018   11:12 am
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Comedian-actor Sunil Grover says he is honoured and feels lucky to have the opportunity to work with National Award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj in the upcoming film "Chhuriyaan". View More..

Working in 'Simmba' is soul enhancing experience: Ranveer

    Updated On : Aug 05,2018   1:00 am
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film "Simmba", said on Saturday that working in this movie has been a mind and soul-enhancing experience for him as an actor. View More..

Imran Khan's oath-taking ceremony may be postponed: Report

    Updated On : Aug 04,2018   2:50 pm
Islamabad, Aug 4 (IANS) The oath-taking ceremony of former cricketer Imran Khan, who is set to be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan, may not take place on August 11, as expected earlier. The swearing-in is now likely to be held on August 14 or 15, the media reported. View More..

Hey Kareena-Saif, having Taimur in public domain is your choice (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Aug 04,2018   12:40 pm
Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan are often heard expressing concern about over-exposure of their son Tamiur -- not yet two -- in the media. View More..

Excited to see people's reaction to 'Sultan' in China: Director

    Updated On : Aug 02,2018   5:44 pm
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Director Ali Abbas Zafar is looking forward to the release of his Salman Khan-starrer sports drama film "Sultan" in China on August 31 as it is a market that has embraced Indian cinema with open arms in recent times. View More..

Imran Khan decides against inviting foreign personalities

    Updated On : Aug 02,2018   1:48 pm
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman and Prime Minister in-waiting Imran Khan has decided against inviting foreign dignitaries and celebrities to his oath-taking ceremony, the media reported on Thursday. View More..

Imran Khan invites Aamir, Kapil, Gavaskar to oath ceremony

    Updated On : Aug 01,2018   7:30 pm
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister-in-waiting Imran Khan has invited Bollywood star Aamir Khan and former cricketers Kapil Dev and Sunil Gavaskar to his oath-taking ceremony on August 11, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) announced on Wednesday. View More..

I take higher cut in film profits, says Aamir

    Updated On : Aug 01,2018   4:16 pm
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he takes a higher cut in films' profits because he risks his time on projects. But he does so only after the cost of each film is recovered in every aspect. View More..

Don't understand the term quintessential hero of Hindi films: Rajkummar

    Updated On : Jul 27,2018   11:08 am
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film "Stree", says that he doesn't understand the term quintessential hero in Hindi films. View More..

Soldiers fighting at the border are real heroes, says Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Jul 26,2018   10:20 pm
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) National award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao says that the definition of a hero is changing and it is soldiers who protect the borders of the country who are heroes, not actors. View More..

Magsaysay award for Indian doctor, education reformist

    Updated On : Jul 26,2018   7:08 pm
Manila, July 26 (IANS) A Mumbai-based doctor, who set up a rehabilitation foundation to rescue mentally-ill persons living on the streets, along with a widely known Ladakhi engineer and education reformist, are among the six personalities named for this year's Ramon Magsaysay Award. View More..

Gulshan Kumar's biopic gets release date

    Updated On : Jul 26,2018   5:00 pm
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Aamir Khan and T-Series will release the biopic on T-Series' founder Gulshan Kumar on Christmas 2019. View More..

Aamir Khan to be chief guest at Indian Screenwriters Conference

    Updated On : Jul 21,2018   12:28 pm
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan will be the chief guest at the fifth edition of the Indian Screenwriters Conference (ISC), themed on 'Where Mind Is Without Fear. View More..