Biography / Biodata
|Name||Aamir Hussain Khan / Amir Khan
|Date of Birth||March 14, 1965|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai, India|
|Aamir Khan Height||5′ 7″|
|Sisters||Nikhat and Farhad|
|children||Son Junaid and daughter Aira|
|Spouse||Kiran Rao, married On December 28, 2005|
|Ex-girlfriend||Jessica Hines,English writer|
|Address _______________||#11 Bela Vista ApartementsPali Hill,Bandra, Mumbai 400 050|
# His wife Kiran Rao has a special pet name for Aamir Khan. She fondly calls her husband “Chhote”.
# Aamir Khan writes posts at his website, www.lagaandvd.com. Aamir interacts with his fans on the website.
# The actor fell in love with Reena Dutta who was from Hindu religion. They eloped and got married against the wishes of thier family membors. Thier marriage was a big news when the marriage was first revealed.
# He filed for divorce from Reena In December 2002, they got divorce & she took the custody of children.
# The actor married Kiran Rao, who was an assistant to director of Lagaan on December 28, 2005.
# Aamir Khan is extremely choosy in selecting the story he wont accept each and everything.
# Aamir Khan appeared as a child actor in Yaadon Ki Baaraat in 1973.
# His father Tahir Hussain is a producer.
# His brother Faisal Khan is an actor, and they have co-starred in the 2000 film Mela.
# At one point of time he thought entering sports and went on to become the state tennis champion for Maharashtra.
# He was offered Shahrukh Khan‘s role in the film “Darr” (1994).
# Aamir Khan doesn’t accept the usual awards from Indian trade magazines like Filmfare. For the first time Aamir won the best actor award for RAJA HINDUSTANI, but did not accept it.
# Aamir Khan insists on getting a finished script before committing to a film.
# He refuses to work on more than one film at a time.
# He was awarded “Padma Bhushan Award ” for the year 2003 by the Government of India.
# The actor has two children, Junaid [age 9], and Aira [age 4], from his first wife Reena.
# He is a big fan of Alfred Hitchkock stories.
# Aamir Khan was invitated by Pakistan cricketer Imran Khan for raising fund for Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital.
# His favorite actors are Raghuvir Yadav, Om Puri, Naseer, Dilip Kumar. His favorite actresses are Waheeda Rehman, Geeta Bali, Madhubala, Sreedevi .
# Black is his favorite colour.
# His favorite dishes are Indian and Moghlai dishes.
# His “Rang De Basanti” “Lagaan” have created a record in the Indian film history. They won many International awards.They were also official Indian entry to the Oscars.
# The Indore Youth Congress wanted to file a case against Aamir Khan for dishonouring the Indian National Flag.As he attended the event where the National Flag was permitted to fly post sundown, infringing the Indian Penal Code.However an FIR was filed against the showroom owner Rakesh Rajpal on August 17.
Amir Khan official Blog
The actor maintains a official blog and often writes posts. He talks to his fans through this blog very friendly and addresses them as friends. It is really amazing that this blog has created many contoversies with the people in film industry. The best example is about Shahkukh Khan, when Amir said something about his “dog” it triggered controversy..!! seems interesting..? Just have a look at his Blog : www.aamirkhan.com
Amir Khan quotes
# “I am a real admirer of Federer. Love the focus and passion with which he plays”
# “When I watch him play I feel inspired to do better work, though it has no connection. I don’t know how to explain it” [Federer]
# “My choice of films is governed by my heart and instinct I’m not governed by what the market demands,when I’m reading a script, I react to it as a member of the audience if it excites me, I want to do it.”
# “To me, filmmaking is about the film, not the individual. As an actor I believe my job is to get the script right.”
# “Every film I do means a lot to me. The failure of Mela, definitely made a difference to me. I am not comfortable with the idea of my films not releasing to their full potential.”
# “There’s a lot of talent both in India and Pakistan. I think the talent in both these two countries should come together and entertain the world audience. If the right offer and opportunity comes my way, I’d love to do a movie in Pakistan.” (12 May 2006)
Amir Khan best movie list
- Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak ( Amir Khan , Juhi Chawla )
- Dil ( Madhuri Dixit , Amir Khan , Anupam Kher)
- Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar ( Amir Khan , Pooja Bedi , Ayesha Jhulka )
- Raja Hindustani ( Amir Khan, Suresh Oberoi , Karishma kapoor , Johnny Lever )
- Rangeela ( Amir Khan , Jackie Shroff , Urmila Matondkar)
- Ishq ( Amir Khan , Juhi Chawla ,Ajay Devgan , Kajol )
- Lagaan ( Amir Khan, Rachel Shelley , Gracy Singh)
- Dil Chahta Hai ( Amir Khan, Akshaye Khanna , Saif Ali Khan , Preity zinta , Sonali Kulkarni, Dimple Kapadia )
- The Rising ( Amir Khan, Toby Stephens, Amisha Patel , Rani Mukherji , Coral Beed )
- Rang De Basanti ( Amir Khan, Soha Ali Khan, Madhavan, Kunal Kapoor, Siddharth Narayan, Sharman Joshi, Alice Patten)
- Fanaa ( Amir Khan, Kajol, Tabu)
- Taare Zameen Par [ Amir Khan, Tisca Chopra, Vipin Sharma ]
- Ghajini [Aamir Khan, Asin Thottumkal, Jiah Khan]
- 3 Idiots [Aamir Khan, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi, Kareena Kapoor]
- Dhobi Ghat [Prateik Babbar, Monica Dogra]
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