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

Filmmaking: Braving All Transitions (Column: B-Town)

    Updated On : Feb 17,2019   12:22 pm
The film industry during the 70s and 80s consisted mostly of prospect hunters. There were established production houses but more coming every day to give a shot to filmmaking. The Hindi film industry moved from Lahore to Kolkata and thence to Mumbai where it prospered, throbbed and still delivers anything between 150 to 200 films every year. View More..

Enough is enough: Celebrities express anger over Pulwama attack

    Updated On : Feb 15,2019   8:26 pm
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Lata Mangeshkar and Rajinikanth have condemned the terror attack on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district. View More..

Amitabh, Lata Mangeshkar, SRK condemn 'barbaric' Pulwama attack

    Updated On : Feb 15,2019   4:52 pm
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) From Amitabh Bachchan to Lata Mangeshkar and Shah Rukh Khan, a string of Bollywood celebrities took to social media to condemn the terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, which killed 45 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers. View More..

BJP's 'Silencer' moment as edited Google Doc spins anti-Modi tweets

    Updated On : Feb 13,2019   8:04 pm
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Ten years after Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani created that iconic scene in the film "3 Idiots" where Chatur (nicknamed "Silencer") reads out a text secretly edited by Rancho at a Teachers Day celebration, much to the disappointment of the principal "Virus", something similar unfolded for some of the top BJP leaders in the country on Wednesday. View More..

BJP's 'Silencer' moment as hacked Google Doc spins anti-Modi tweets

    Updated On : Feb 13,2019   7:34 pm
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Ten years after Bollywood director Rajkumar Hirani created that iconic scene in the film "3 Idiots" where Chatur (nicknamed "Silencer") reads out a text secretly edited by Rancho at a Teachers Day celebration, much to the disappointment of the principal "Virus", something similar unfolded for some of the top BJP leaders in the country on Wednesday. View More..

Flavour of the season: Nationalism (Column: @B Town)

    Updated On : Feb 03,2019   1:54 pm
There are no fresh ideas and, hence, no worthy scripts. Hindi filmmakers depend a lot on copying Hollywood films, South American films, and, when it comes to the so called intellectuals, untraditional market film. Untraditional means rest of the world save for UK, the US and Canada, Middle East. View More..

Has the Khan triumvirate lost its hold on the boxoffice? (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)

    Updated On : Feb 02,2019   11:10 am
If you were one of the three Khan superstars in Bollywood, then 2018 was definitely not your year. While Shah Rukh Khan has delivered what looks like a box office debacle in "Zero", quite recently his Khan fellow-superstar Aamir Khan too came up with one of the biggest duds of his career, "The Thugs Of Hindostan". View More..

'Sanju' was the most discussed movie of 2018

    Updated On : Jan 31,2019   7:02 pm
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor-starrer "Sanju", which presented the highs and lows of actor Sanjay Dutt's life on the big screen, was the most discussed movie of 2018, beating "Padmaavat" and "Raazi", reveals a report. View More..

Delhi shelter home owner held for confining, extorting money from couples

    Updated On : Jan 30,2019   8:58 pm
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A Delhi based NGO that provided shelter and protection to young couples facing threats of honour killing was found to be illegally confining couples and extorting money from them, according to the Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). View More..

Raj Thackeray makes 'power' statement at son Amit's wedding

    Updated On : Jan 27,2019   10:42 pm
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray's son Amit got married to fashion designer Mitali Borude in a traditional Maharashtrian style ceremony here on Sunday. View More..

Raj Thackeray makes 'power' statement at son Amit's wedding

    Updated On : Jan 27,2019   7:24 pm
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray's son Amit got married to fashion designer Mitali Borude in a traditional Maharashtrian style wedding ceremony, here on Sunday afternoon. View More..

From wars to fighting social evils: Evolution of patriotism in Bollywood (Republic Day Special)

    Updated On : Jan 25,2019   12:44 pm
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Be it the pre-Independence or post Independence era, the Hindi film industry has been consistently portraying the flavour of nationalism and patriotism through a bouquet of films. View More..

'Rubaru Roshni' is very introspective, says Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 24,2019   10:30 pm
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan, who is looking forward to the release of his production venture titled 'Rubaru Roshni', has said his forthcoming film is very introspective in its nature. View More..

I could have done more as an artiste: Archana Puran Singh

    Updated On : Jan 21,2019   11:02 am
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) From playing a flirtatious college professor Mrs. Braganza in "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" to a vamp in the Aamir Khan starrer "Raja Hindustani", actress Archana Puran Singh, who is also judging comedy shows on the small screen, says she has more to offer as an artiste. View More..

Modi lauds film fraternity for showcasing Indian culture

    Updated On : Jan 20,2019   1:04 pm
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that Indian film fraternity is at the forefront of showcasing the country's culture globally. View More..

#MeToo strikes where virtue means lack Of opportunity (Column IANS Insight: B-Town)

    Updated On : Jan 20,2019   12:20 pm
Where does the burden of proof lie, with who? That is the question when it comes to the celebrities and the media and, of course, the person who wakes up after years and ages to accuse a celebrity or a coworker of misdemeanor, like molestation or even rape? View More..

Nice to see Bollywood celebrities associate with social causes: John Abraham

    Updated On : Jan 20,2019   9:54 am
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is the face of Habitat Humanity India that builds houses for homeless people in the country, said that he feels nice when he sees his colleagues from Bollywood associate themselves with various kinds of social causes. View More..

As kids, we were kept away from glamour of filmmaking: Aamir Khan

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   11:28 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan, son of late filmmaker Tahir Hussain, says during his childhood days, he and his siblings were kept away from the glitz and glamour of showbiz. View More..

India's first cinema museum -- a glimpse into 105-year film history

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   6:44 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Museum of Indian Cinema (NMIC) here on Saturday at a 19th century heritage bungalow standing cheek by jowl with an ultra-modern building in the countrys film capital. View More..

PM unveils India's first cinema museum, calls films 'silent power'

    Updated On : Jan 19,2019   6:34 pm
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) The medium of films is a "silent power" that can quietly influence the peoples thought process and contribute to bringing out major social changes and boost development in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Saturday. View More..