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

Amid Bengal violence, over 38% voting in LS 4th phase (2nd Ld) (2 p.m.)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   3:48 pm
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Amid widespread violence in West Bengal, EVM glitches in Rajasthan and Jharkhand, and officials removed in Odisha, voter turnout touched almost 40 per cent till 2 p.m. in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on Monday. View More..

Film stars vote with pride, show off inked finger (2nd Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   3:40 pm
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) The Bachchans, the Roshans, the Khans, the Devgns and a stream of other Bollywood celebrities voted in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections here in Mumbai on Monday and urged others to step out and make their vote count. View More..

Bollywood celebrities vote in Mumbai

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   11:44 am
Mumbai, April 29 (IANS) Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra Jonas, Urmila Matondkar, Madhuri Dixit Nene and a stream of other Bollywood celebrities on Monday voted in the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha elections here in Mumbai and urged others to step out and make their vote count. View More..

Aamir thanks Madhuri for working in 'Toofan Aalaya'

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   4:54 pm
Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has thanked Madhuri Dixit Nene to step in for him in an episode of "Toofan Alaya", a Marathi show on water situation in Maharashtra. View More..

Aamir Khan flies economy, surprises co-passengers

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   11:24 am
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Ditching the luxuries of a business class, superstar Aamir Khan took everyone by surprise as he was spotted travelling in the economy class of domestic budget airline IndiGo. View More..

Bollywood's soft power lends a push to India-China ties

    Updated On : Apr 21,2019   2:10 pm
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood's soft power is working its way in China like never before -- and the fan frenzy for superstar Shah Rukh Khan and the runaway success of an experimental film like "AndhaDhun", which has surpassed Rs 250 crore at the Chinese box office, stands as testimony. View More..

Big B, Aamir, Ranbir pay tribute to Pulwama victims

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   11:38 am
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Leading actors Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Ranbir Kapoor have featured in a tribute song dedicated to the 40 slain CRPF troopers who died in a terror attack in Pulwama, Jammu and Kashmir, in February. View More..

Even 'Padmavati' didn't face such stress: Sandip Ssingh

    Updated On : Apr 16,2019   12:34 pm
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) "PM Narendra Modi" producer Sandip Ssingh is hopeful the Election Commission gives his film "justice" and he can release it soon. But he says the process has given the team more stress than what the makers of "Padmavati" ("Padmaavat") went through. View More..

'AndhaDhun' crosses Rs 200 crore mark in China

    Updated On : Apr 15,2019   3:06 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's "AndhaDhun" has registered business of over Rs 200 crore in China since its release on April 3, making its way into the top five grossing Hindi films in the country. View More..

'AndhaDhun' crosses Rs 200 crore mark in China

    Updated On : Apr 15,2019   1:34 pm
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's "AndhaDhun" has registered business of over Rs 200 crore in China since its release on April 3. View More..

IPL versus Box Office (Column: B Town)

    Updated On : Apr 14,2019   9:42 am
Films, when released, are sensitive to any and everything that may affect its potential. The box office is sensitive to just about everything that happens outside of a film auditorium. Say, a strike, an unrest, cricket, festivals and so on. Not to forget the television, video, CD, DVD and, now, OTT, the small screen content streaming. View More..

Film industry in 'dangal' over Lok Sabha polls

    Updated On : Apr 11,2019   5:28 pm
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) In one of India's most defining elections, the film fraternity is visibly divided over support for the competing political parties. View More..

Ayushmann proud of 'AndhaDhun' success in China

    Updated On : Apr 10,2019   12:08 pm
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is ecstatic about the golden run of his film "AndhaDhun" in China. He says it proves how cinema goes beyond language and borders. View More..

Aamir runs into Chiranjeevi, calls him inspiration

    Updated On : Apr 07,2019   1:28 pm
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan says that southern megastar Chiranjeevi, whom he accidentally ran into at an airport in Japan, will always be an inspiration for him. View More..

Kohl-rimmed eyes take over Hindi silver screen

    Updated On : Apr 03,2019   12:06 pm
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Traditional kohl-rimmed eyes are back in vogue, and men aren't afraid to sport the look or pack some kohl in their vanity case. View More..

Wait and watch: Madhu Mantena promises surprises

    Updated On : Apr 02,2019   4:58 pm
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Producer Madhu Mantena has been lying low for almost a year now, after his production house Phantom Films got dissolved. But Mantena is not sitting at home licking his wounds, and is instead working on some projects which he says are worth waiting and watching out for. View More..

Multiplexes: Biting the hand that feeds you (Column: B-Town)

    Updated On : Mar 31,2019   9:32 am
Finally, somebody with standing and honourable track record in the entertainment industry has decided to take on the might of the multiplex chains. Unlike the old fashioned single screen exhibitors and distributors of respective films, which believed in the policy of 'live and let live, now, in the case of multiplexes, the terms of business are one-sided, heavily loaded in favour of the chains. View More..

Aamir's daughter Ira dating composer Mishaal?

    Updated On : Mar 27,2019   6:42 pm
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan's daughter Ira Khan and music composer Mishaal Kirpalani have sparked dating rumours. View More..

Not contesting Lok Sabha elections, says Salman

    Updated On : Mar 21,2019   4:24 pm
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan on Thursday denied that he was campaigning for a political party or contesting himself in the coming Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Eventually, it is the content that counts (Column: B-Town)

    Updated On : Mar 17,2019   7:32 pm
The superstars have been failing on a regular basis to deliver, notwithstanding their Eid, Diwali, Christmas and other festival release dates, not to mention 4000+screens and enhanced ticket rates! Anything goes in the name of stunts -- and the special effects will do the job, is not working anymore. View More..