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

Big B hid burnt hand while filming 'Inquilaab', 'Sharaabi'

    Updated On : Jun 24,2017   6:36 pm
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he used to hide his left hand while filming for "Sharaabi" and "Inquilaab" in 1984 because it had got burnt during the Diwali season that time. View More..

I am very choosy: Upen Patel

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   7:38 pm
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Actor Upen Patel doesn't agree with the bazaar buzz that Suneel Darshan's romantic musical mystery "Ek Haseena Thi Ek Deewana Tha" is his come-back film to Bollywood. Maintaining that he has always been part of the Hindi celluloid world, he says that he is choosy in picking his projects because he feels a responsibility towards his audience. View More..

Anyone could have essayed Laxman in 'Tubelight': Salman

    Updated On : Jun 22,2017   6:56 pm
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says anybody could have essayed the character of Laxman in "Tubelight", be it Aamir Khan, Akshay Kumar or Hrithik Roshan. View More..

Aamir Khan, Dhanush, Junior NTR win at Sankarabharanam Awards

    Updated On : Jun 19,2017   11:00 am
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) In the inaugural edition of Sankarabharanam Awards, actors Aamir Khan, Junior NTR and Dhanush have won top laurels, the organisers announced on Monday. View More..

Big B remembers his time shooting with DiCaprio

    Updated On : Jun 17,2017   2:32 pm
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has gone down memory lane and has remembered the time he shot with Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio, whom he calls the "most humble and down to earth" person. View More..

'Bank Chor': Yash Raj hits rock bottom with this, don't waste your time (Review)

    Updated On : Jun 16,2017   11:58 pm
Film: "Bank Chor"; Director: Bumpy; Cast: Vivek AnandA Oberoi, Riteish Deshmukh, Rhea Chakraborty,Vikram Thapa, Sahil Vaid, Bhuvan Arora; Rating: 0 stars View More..

Big B goes out for movie with Aamir, Fatima

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   6:50 pm
Valletta (Malta), June 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for upcoming highly anticipated project "Thugs of Hindostan" alongside Aamir Khan and Fatima Sana Shaikh in Malta, took some time off from work to go out for a movie here with his co-stars. View More..

My choice of films dictated by my emotional interest: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jun 12,2017   11:34 am
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Aamir Khan's filmography boasts of blockbusters like "Lagaan", "Rang De Basanti" and "Dangal". The credit, he says, goes to his heart, which he religiously follows while signing on the dotted line. View More..

'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim rescued from Dal Lake after accident

    Updated On : Jun 10,2017   1:00 pm
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) Zaira Wasim, a Kashmiri actor who was seen in Aamir Khan's blockbuster movie "Dangal", was miraculously rescued by locals here after her car fell into the Dal Lake on Thursday. View More..

Aamir joins hands with Siddharth Roy Kapur, Screwvala

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   6:14 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has associated with producers Siddharth Roy Kapur and Ronnie Screwvala for "Salute", a biopic on India's first astronaut Rakesh Sharma. View More..

Modern filmmaking is a delight to be part of: Big B

    Updated On : Jun 09,2017   1:08 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has been busy working on "Thugs of Hindostan", has lauded the modern style of filmmaking. View More..

Rajkumar Hirani moved by 'Sachin: A Billion Dreams' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   7:42 pm
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani, who gave inputs for "Sachin: A Billion Dreams", says the docu-drama on cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar is an "inspiring and emotionally moving film". View More..

'Dangal' a film to be proud of, says top Chinese leader

    Updated On : Jun 07,2017   3:38 pm
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) Aamir Khan's blockbuster "Dangal", which has earned over Rs 1,000 crore in China, has been described by a senior Chinese leader as a "great film" and an example of "cooperation among BRICS nations". View More..

Ex-actress Mamta Kulkarni, husband declared 'absconders' in narcotics case

    Updated On : Jun 06,2017   9:28 pm
Thane (Maharashtra), June 6 (IANS) Exactly a year after she was named an accused in the Rs 2,000 crore ephedrine drugs haul case, a special court declared former Bollywood actress Mamta Kulkarni and her husband Vicky Goswami "proclaimed offenders". View More..

l don't take stardom seriously: Salman

    Updated On : Jun 06,2017   1:46 pm
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan says he lives his life in the present and does not take his celebrity status seriously. View More..

Big B in Malta for 'Thugs of Hindostan' shoot

    Updated On : Jun 04,2017   1:22 pm
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has landed in south European country Malta to join the shoot of Vijay Krishna Acharya's "Thugs of Hindostan", which also stars Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif. View More..

Amitabh, Jaya complete 44 years of marital bliss

    Updated On : Jun 03,2017   3:22 pm
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan and his actress-politician wife Jaya Bachchan on Saturday completed over four decades of togetherness. The megastar has thanked all his fans and followers, whom he fondly calls his "extended family" or "Ef" for all the love and good wishes. View More..

'Baahubali 2' China release date not firmed up yet: Producer

    Updated On : Jun 02,2017   4:34 pm
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) A date for the release of "Baahubali 2: The Conclusion" in China is yet to be set, says producer Shobu Yarlagadda. However, he confirmed they have already "begun the process". View More..

Aamir's 'Dangal' creates history, earns over Rs 1,000 crore in China

    Updated On : Jun 01,2017   1:00 pm
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan's "Dangal" on Thursday surpassed the Rs 1,000 crore-mark of box office collections in China, becoming the first Indian film to achieve the feat, according to a popular Chinese ticketing website. View More..

Amitabh urges all to quit smoking (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : May 31,2017   1:40 pm
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has urged his fans to quit smoking. View More..