Fan Score
6700
Popular Name Aamir Khan
Full Name Aamir Khan
Real Name Aamir Khan
Nick Name Mr. Perfectionist
Date Of Birth 14 Mar 1965 (Age: 52)
Active Since 1973
Gender Male
Height 5'4"
Occupation Actor
Nationality Indian
Origin -
Highest Education Senior Secondary
Actor
Aamir Khan was born on 14 March 1965 in Mumbai to Tahir Hussain, a film producer, and Zeenat Hussain. The producer-director Nasir Hussain is his paternal uncle. He is related to the Indian philosopher Abul Kalam Azad through his grandmother. He has three younger siblings; brother, Faisal Khan is an actor, and two sisters, Farhat and Nikhat Khan. His nephew, Imran Khan, is a contemporary Hindi film actor. He was educated at  J.B. Petit School, St. Anne's High School, Bandra, and Bombay Scottish School, Mahim. He played tennis in state-level championships and became a state level champion. He completed his twelfth grade from Mumbai's Narsee Monjee College. He joined a theatre group called Avantar, where he performed backstage activities for over a year. He married Reena Dutta, on 18 April 1986. They have two children, a son named Junaid and a daughter, Ira. In December 2002, Khan filed for divorce. Reena took custody of both children. On 28 December 2005, Khan married Kiran Rao. On 5 December 2011, Khan and his wife announced the birth of their son, Azad Rao Khan, through a surrogate mother.
 
He first appeared on screen as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). He made his stage debut with a small role in the company's Gujarati play, Kesar Bina, at Prithvi Theatre. He worked as an assistant director to Nasir Hussain on the Hindi films Manzil Manzil (1984) and Zabardast (1985). As an adult, his first feature film role was in the experimental film Holi (1984), and he began a full-time acting career with a leading role in the tragic romance Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). He won his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Raja Hindustani (1996). In 1999 he founded Aamir Khan Productions, whose first film, Lagaan (2001), was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and earned him a National Film Award for Best Popular Film. He made his directorial debut with Taare Zameen Par (2007), a major success that garnered him the Filmfare Awards for Best Film and Best Director. He made his television debut with his talk show, Satyamev Jayate. The show dealt with social issues. It started airing on 6 May 2012.
 
He was honored by the Government of India with the Padma Shri in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010 and received an honorary title from the Government of China in 2017. On 30 November 2011, he was appointed the national brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote child nutrition. He is part of the government-organized IEC campaign to raise awareness about malnutrition.
 
  • Year
  • Movie Name
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  • Character Name
  • Appearance
  • 2016
  • Mahavir Singh Phogat | -
  • Mahavir Singh Phogat
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  • 2014
  • Punmiya Kushal (PK) | -
  • Punmiya Kushal (PK)
  • -
  • 2013
  • Sahir/ Samar | Double Role
  • Sahir/ Samar
  • Double Role
  • 2013
  • Himself | Special Appearance
  • Himself
  • Special Appearance
  • Aamir Khan was supposed to play the role of Max in Josh but later it was played by Shahrukh.

  • The producers of Ghajini were not keen on casting Asin opposite Aamir Khan as she is a South Indian actress. However, Aamir was so much impressed with Asin’s performance in the original Tamil version that he insisted on her playing the lead. It is said that he personally requested Asin to play the lead in the Hindi version. Priyanka Chopra was the original choice.

  • Dil Chahta Hai was written keeping in mind Akshaye Khanna, Hrithik Roshan and Saif Ali Khan. When Hrithik turned down the role, it went to Abhishek Bachchan. However, Aamir Khan was finally roped in. Also Sonali Kulkarni’s role as Pooja was initially offered to Isha Koppikar.

  • Aamir Khan is such a perfectionist! IN the movie Ghulam he did a dangerous stunt where he has to run against a speeding train ALL BY HIMSELF. He almost got killed during that scene

  • Aamir Khan once shaved off his hair because a girl rejected him.

  • Amir Khan's wife Reena and Shah Rukh Khan's Wife Gauri share the same birthday, October 8th.

  • The film ‘Lagaan’ by Aamir Khan has the most number of British actors playing a significant role in the entire history of Bollywood cinema.

  • Aamir Khan's favorite sport is Chess and Rubik's cube

  • Lagaan is the first Bollywood film in which maximum number of foreigners have worked.