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

Ficci to push India, China co-productions at Shanghai film fest

    Updated On : Jun 18,2018   11:00 pm
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Industry chamber Ficci will organise a seminar on Indo-Chinese co-productions and a panel discussion on India-China film and cultural exchange on the sidelines of the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival in Shanghai on Tuesday. View More..

Rajasthani musicians epitomise India's syncretic culture, but are a struggling lot (IANS Special Series)

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   12:06 pm
Jaipur, June 17 (IANS) They are Muslims, yet they sing Krishna "bhajans" (hymns) from Hindu lore. They have adopted a hybrid culture that is a mix of both religions and lifestyles. Many of their names too blend two religions, like Shankar Khan and Krishna Khan. View More..

Indian cinema scripts a success story in China (Cinema Feature)

    Updated On : Jun 17,2018   11:38 am
New Delhi/Beijing, June 17 (IANS) Indian stories, riding high on star power and universal themes, and splashed with hues of myriad emotions, are finding their way into China, winning hearts and the box office game too. View More..

Love you personally, professionally: Aamir to Salman

    Updated On : Jun 15,2018   1:02 pm
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has rooted for Salman Khan's latest release "Race 3", saying he loves the "Dabangg" star personally and professionally. View More..

'Vishwaroop 2' trailer gets a thumbs up

    Updated On : Jun 14,2018   1:24 pm
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) The trailer of Kamal Haasan-starrer "Vishwaroop 2", a Reliance Entertainment and Rohit Shetty Presentation, has received a promising response, with names like Aamir Khan and Junior NTR giving it a thumbs up. View More..

'Vishwaroop 2' to release on August 10

    Updated On : Jun 11,2018   1:18 pm
Chennai, June 11 (IANS) Veteran actor Kamal Haasan's "Vishwaroop 2", a sequel to his 2013 movie "Vishwaroopam", will hit the screens on August 10. View More..

'Toilet Hero' gets over Rs 15 crore opening in China

    Updated On : Jun 09,2018   3:34 pm
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is overwhelmed with the love the audience in China has given to his film "Toilet Hero" -- originally titled "Toilet: Ek Prem Katha" -- which has made over Rs 15 crore at the Chinese box office on its opening day. View More..

Aamir to launch trailer of Kamal Haasan's 'Vishwaroop 2'

    Updated On : Jun 08,2018   8:58 pm
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan will digitally launch the trailer of the Hindi version of Kamal Haasan's bilingual "Vishwaroop 2" on June 11. View More..

Aamir Khan is a 'huge' Rajinikanth fan

    Updated On : Jun 07,2018   12:22 pm
Mumbai, June 7 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan says he is a huge fan of Tamil megastar Rajinikanth and cannot wait to watch his latest release "Kaala". View More..

China is good market for Indian cinema: Salman Khan

    Updated On : Jun 06,2018   5:10 pm
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, who is not only acting but also looking after the business part of his forthcoming film "Race 3", says China is opening up as a good market for Indian cinema. View More..

When Big B competed with Ranveer Singh( Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Jun 01,2018   12:24 pm
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is ready to compete with actor Ranveer Singh over fashion statement. View More..

Rajkumar Hirani reveals reason behind Aamir's No to play Sunil Dutt

    Updated On : May 31,2018   1:36 am
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming film 'Sanju' revealed the actual reason behind superstar Aamir Khan not playing the character of Sunil Dutt in the film. View More..

'Kaala' trailer proves Rajinikanth is serious about 'netagiri'

    Updated On : May 30,2018   1:22 pm
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Rajinikanth, the superstar is alive and kicking in the trailer of his new film, rather racially referred to as "Kaala". View More..

Indian-American actor hopes to work with Bollywood's Khans

    Updated On : May 29,2018   6:26 am
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Indian-American actor Vandit Bhatt says he grew up watching Bollywood's Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan and Aamir Khan on the silver screen, and hopes to work with them one day. View More..

I'll always do what's right, works for my personality: Kareena Kapoor

    Updated On : May 28,2018   12:32 pm
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS) Marriage and motherhood have had no bearing on Kareena Kapoor Khan's choice of films and roles, and never will. View More..

Happy, content at where I've reached: Shama Sikander

    Updated On : May 26,2018   11:14 am
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Actress Shama Sikander, who made a bold comeback in 2016 with web film "Sexaholic", says she is happy and content at where she has reached in her career. View More..

I was a minority, a lone ranger: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : May 24,2018   8:44 am
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) From winning awards without attending award shows to bringing a new wave in the business of Indian cinema, actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan not only broke all the rules to establish his stardom over the last 30 years but also remains a watchdog of the film industry. View More..

I wanted to do Sanjay Dutt's role in 'Sanju', says Aamir

    Updated On : May 23,2018   5:14 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he was offered to play the role of late Sunil Dutt in Rajkumar Hirani's "Sanju", the upcoming biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt, but he refused it only because he wanted to essay the title character. View More..

Exposure in global market taking India's film business to next level: Telugu star Ram Charan

    Updated On : May 23,2018   1:00 pm
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Telugu film star Ram Charan believes that the constantly growing global market for Indian cinema is contributing to not just a great deal of business and improving the production value of movies in every region of the country but is also helping Indian talent to cross over. View More..

Amitabh, Shweta travel in auto-rickshaw for 'work'

    Updated On : May 22,2018   12:00 pm
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and his daughter Shweta Bachchan-Nanda took an auto-rickshaw ride to go for work. View More..