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

Jumpin Heights completes 50,000 bungee jumps

    Updated On : Mar 23,2017   6:12 pm
Rishikesh (Uttarakhand), March 23 (IANS) Jumpin Heights, the country's highest bungee jumping platform, on Thursday completed 50,000 bungee jumps in a record of sorts. View More..

Need a block button for haters: Actor Sunny Leone

    Updated On : Mar 22,2017   10:48 am
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Becoming a target of social media trolls isn't new for Sunny Leone, who got drawn into a controversy earlier this month when filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma wrote a distasteful tweet about her on International Women's Day. But the actress has a smart way to tackle haters -- just block them. View More..

Not good to use live animals to perform in films, says activist

    Updated On : Mar 21,2017   3:08 pm
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Given the scope of creativity that animation and special effects provide, animals must not be used for entertainment in films, says Lynn de Souza, who is closely involved with animal welfare. View More..

Blessed to work with great actors in 'Quantico': Priyanka Chopra (Movie Snippet)

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   3:30 pm
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra says she is blessed to work with great actors like Marcia Cross, Blair Underwood and Aunjanue Ellis in the second season of American drama series "Quantico". View More..

Why would I leave TV after giving 16 years to it: Sakshi Tanwar (IANS Interview)

    Updated On : Mar 20,2017   1:20 pm
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) She has delivered powerful performances in shows like "Kahaani Ghar Ghar Kii" and "Bade Achhe Lagte Hain", and after bagging the role of Aamir Khan's wife in "Dangal", many believed it could mark her shift from the small to the big screen. View More..

Yogi as CM is BJP's message on 'Hindu Rashtra': Yechuri

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   8:36 pm
Hyderabad, March 19 (IANS) CPI-M General Secretary Sitaram Yechuri on Sunday said that by making Yogi Adityanath the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, the BJP and its ideological parent the RSS have sent out a clear message that "they want to transform India into a Hindu Rashtra". View More..

Was prepared for struggle in film industry: Rajkummar Rao

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   1:46 pm
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) At a time when nepotism in Bollywood is in focus and actors are actively voicing their opinion on the plight of outsiders in filmdom, National Award winning actor Rajkummar Rao says he was well-prepared to face the struggle when he entered the movie industry. View More..

Kapil Sharma to sing in his Punjabi film

    Updated On : Mar 19,2017   12:50 pm
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Ace comedian and actor Kapil Sharma, who has produced a yet untitled upcoming Punjabi film, has also sung a few songs in the movie, says its lead actor Damanpreet Singh. View More..

Couldn't have done 'Munnabhai MBBS' as well as Sanjay: SRK

    Updated On : Mar 18,2017   5:36 pm
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who had turned down the titular role in "Munnabhai MBBS", says he couldn't have portrayed the role better than Sanjay Dutt. View More..

Sanya Malhotra choreographs Aamir for 'Secret Superstar' (Movie Snippets)

    Updated On : Mar 17,2017   6:30 pm
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra, who made her acting debut with "Dangal", has got her on screen father Aamir Khan dancing to her tune. View More..

Hemanth Rao bags Gollapudi award for 'Godhi Bannaa'

    Updated On : Mar 17,2017   12:16 pm
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) The 20th Gollapudi Srinivas National Award for the Best Debut Film of 2016 was bagged by Hemanth Rao for his critically-acclaimed Kannada drama "Godhi Banna Sadharana Mykattu", the organisers announced on Friday. View More..

Shashank Khaitan keen to make third '...Dulhania' film

    Updated On : Mar 15,2017   6:06 pm
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) After "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" and "Badrinath Ki Dulhania", director Shashank Khaitan says he is interested in making another instalment in the franchise. View More..

KJo, Mika wish Aamir on 52nd birthday

    Updated On : Mar 14,2017   2:42 pm
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan turned 52 on Tuesday, and colleagues like Mika Singh, Karan Johar and Juhi Chawla sent out their love and good wishes through social media. View More..

Aamir turns 52, opens up on working with Amitabh, nepotism

    Updated On : Mar 14,2017   1:46 pm
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Bollywood actor-producer Aamir Khan, who turned 52 on Tuesday, says he is looking forward to work with megastar Amitabh Bachchan in "Thugs of Hindostan" this year. View More..

My dissatisfaction drives me towards perfection: Sanya Malhotra

    Updated On : Mar 13,2017   6:40 pm
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Sanya Malhotra, who made her debut in Bollywood with Aamir Khan's superhit film "Dangal", says she was not satisfied with her performance in the film and that such dissatisfaction keeps her on her toes. View More..

Shah Rukh, Aamir spend 'Khantastic' night with Netflix CEO

    Updated On : Mar 12,2017   5:24 pm
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Bollywood superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan spent some Khan time together with global internet TV network Netflix's CEO Reed Hastings and his team on Saturday night. View More..

Kareena to pay tribute to Bollywood's Khans

    Updated On : Mar 11,2017   3:06 pm
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan will be seen paying a tribute to Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Aamir Khan and her husband Saif Ali Khan, with a dance performance at an awards show. View More..

'Trapped' to go interval-free in theatres

    Updated On : Mar 11,2017   2:52 pm
Mumbai, March 11 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Raos forthcoming film"Trapped", which has already piqued audience interest with its edge-of-the-seat trailer, will not have any interval during its screening at theatres. View More..

Women need to be celebrated every day: Phogat sisters

    Updated On : Mar 08,2017   5:34 pm
Gurugram, March 8 (IANS) Women deserve to be celebrated every day, not just on the International Women's Day, star Indian women wrestlers Geeta Phogat and Babita Phogat said at an event here on Wednesday. View More..

Sahil Khattar wants to be bald icon of Bollywood

    Updated On : Mar 08,2017   5:24 pm
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Comedian and YouTube star Sahil Khattar says there are no bald actors in Bollywood who can carry a film on their shoulders, and he is determined to change it. View More..