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 Khan shies away from walking on ramp

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   7:02 pm
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who was recently spotted at a menswear fashion event, says he doesnt like to walk on the fashion ramps as he gets nervous of the attention received while sashaying down the ramp. View More..

Salman asked me to train Ram Charan: Rakesh Udiyar

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   11:54 am
Chennai, Dec 5 (IANS) Celebrity fitness trainer Rakesh Udiyar collaborated with actor Ram Charan for his forthcoming Telugu actioner "Dhruva" on a special request from superstar Salman Khan. View More..

Bollywood meets fashion at 'Van Heusen and GQ Fashion Nights 2016' finale

    Updated On : Dec 05,2016   6:04 am
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) With ace designers like Rajesh Pratap Singh, Kunal Rawal and Rohit Bal showcasing their new menswear collection, the finale of 'Van Heusen and GQ Fashion Nights 2016' was truly grand. View More..

Indian trainers need more exposure: Rakesh Udiyar

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   7:50 pm
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Fitness trainer Rakesh Udiyar, who recently worked on superstar Aamir Khans fitness regime for the forthcoming film "Dangal", says Indian trainers need more exposure. View More..

Ganesh Hegde hopes to choreograph Shahid soon

    Updated On : Dec 04,2016   2:22 pm
Mumbai, Dec 4 (IANS) Ganesh Hegde, who has choreographed actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan, says he would like to work with actor Shahid Kapoor in a film. View More..

Alia a big star now, don't get time to meet her: Rahul Bhatt

    Updated On : Dec 03,2016   1:24 pm
Mumbai, Dec 3 (IANS) Fitness trainer Rahul Bhatt says his sister Alia Bhatt is a big star now and he doesn't get to meet her quite often. View More..

Will apply for tax exemption for 'Dangal': Aamir

    Updated On : Nov 28,2016   7:30 pm
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says the makers of the forthcoming film "Dangal" will apply for tax exemption. View More..

Aamir went through 'dramatic body transformation' for 'Dangal'

    Updated On : Nov 28,2016   7:12 pm
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who went through a body transformation for his forthcoming film "Dangal", says it was one of the most dramatic ones in his career. View More..

Washermen of iconic 'Dhobi Ghat' to live in towers

    Updated On : Nov 25,2016   7:48 pm
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) The 25,000 washermen of Mumbai's iconic 'Dhobi Ghat' -- the scene of scores of Bollywood movies and the world's largest open air laundromat -- will move into tall towers, courtesy of a slum rehabilitation project which got underway on Friday. View More..

My films were ahead of their time: Dharmesh Darshan

    Updated On : Nov 25,2016   7:32 pm
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Dharmesh Darshan, whose Aamir Khan and Karisma Kapoor starrer "Raja Hindustani" recently completed 20 years of its release, says his films and their music were ahead of their time. View More..

Biography of Phogat to be launched ahead of 'Dangal' release

    Updated On : Nov 23,2016   6:48 pm
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) An authorised biography on wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat, "Akhada" by sports journalist Saurabh Duggal, will be launched a week preceding the mid-December release of Aamir Khan starrer "Dangal", based on the life of Phogat. View More..

Aamir Khan ropes in Raftaar for solo track in 'Dangal'

    Updated On : Nov 23,2016   5:50 pm
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan's forthcoming film "Dangal" will have rapper Dilin Nair, who goes by the stage name Raftaar, rapping a solo track. View More..

Aamir at Geeta Phogat's marriage, dubs 'Dangal' his wedding gift

    Updated On : Nov 20,2016   11:14 pm
Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Sunday attended the wedding ceremony of international wrestler Geeta Phogat in her ancestral village near this Haryana town and termed his upcoming film "Dangal", based on her and her family's life, his wedding gift to her. View More..

Aamir at Geeta Phogat's marriage, dubs 'Dangal' his wedding gift

    Updated On : Nov 20,2016   9:52 pm
Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Sunday attended the wedding ceremony of international wrestler Geeta Phogat in her ancestral village near this Haryana town and termed his upcoming film "Dangal", based on her and her family's life, his wedding gift to her. View More..

Aamir attends Geeta Phogat's wedding

    Updated On : Nov 20,2016   5:54 pm
Bhiwani (Haryana), Nov 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Aamir Khan on Sunday attended the wedding ceremony of international wrestler Geeta Phogat in her ancestral village near this Haryana town. View More..

Global Citizen Festival India gets $3.37 bn commitments

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   9:36 pm
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) The Global Citizen Festival India secured investment commitments worth $3.37 billion (Rs. 22,940 crores) which would benefit around 50 crore people, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

Sharing stage with Chris Martin dream come true: Ayushmann

    Updated On : Nov 19,2016   3:16 pm
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is all set to host the Global Citizen Festival India here, says sharing the stage with British band Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin is a dream come true. View More..

Relived childhood with 'Haanikaarak Bapu': Geeta and Babita Phogat

    Updated On : Nov 18,2016   10:58 pm
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) The well received song "Haanikaarak Bapu" from Aamir Khan's much awaited film "Dangal" has been a nostalgic ride for Geeta and Babita Phogat as they say it reminded them of their childhood days. View More..

Leander Paes to promote gender equality at Global Citizen Festival India

    Updated On : Nov 18,2016   6:36 pm
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian tennis ace Leander Paes has joined the Global Citizen India movement to end extreme poverty in the country by 2030. He will be a guest speaker at the gala on Saturday. View More..

Tahir to hold special screening of 'Force 2' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Nov 18,2016   4:26 pm
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin has organised a special screening of his latest release "Force 2" on Sunday for 150 members of the Indian Defence forces in New Delhi. View More..