Biography / trivia
* Aamir Khan‘s birth name is Aamir Hussain Khan. He was born on 14th Mar 1965 Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.
* Aamir entered film industry as a child artist in 1973 with film Yaadon Ki Baaraat. His debut in lead role was with Holi in 1984.
* Aamir father Tahir Hussain, uncle Nasir Hussain were a producers in bollywood industry.
* Aamir married Reena Dutta on 18 April 1986. They have two children, a son Junaid and a daughter Ira. Aamir filed devorce petition in 2002 ending 15 years of marriage.
* After divorcing Reena Dutta he married Kiran Rao,who was worked as an assistant director in Lagaan on 28th Dec 2005. The couple have a son born on 5th Dec 2011 through a surrogate mother.
* His biggest success came in 2001 when his film ‘Lagaan’ was nominated for “Best Foreign Language Film” at the 74th Academy Awards. It was the major blockbuster of the year in Bollywood and screened at several international film festivals and won seven National Film Awards, nine Filmfare Awards and ten IIFA Awards.
* Aamir established his own production company “Aamir Khan Productions” in 2001 and its first venture was Blockbuster ‘Lagaan’ which earned numerous international awards.
* Aamir entered TV with talk show “Satyamev Jayte” in 2012 which was aired on Star Plus, Star World and Doordarshan. It was an immediate huge hit and he received positive reviews for the social causes in the show, hence its also referred as a movement.
* In 2006 Aamir supported Narmada Bachao Andolan in Gujrat. He supported adivasis against the govt’s decision to raise the height of the Narmada dam which might have displaced adivasis from their homes.
* Aamir also supported Anna Hazare in his movement for Janlokpal Bill in 2011.
* In 2011 he was appointed as brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote child nutrition.
* He is also known for not attending film festivals organised by film magaziness like Filmfare, Star Screen etc. Recently he was awarded Padama Bhushan by the government of India, its the third highest civilian honour.
* He is Known as perfectionist in bollywood industry. He never works for more than one film at a time and its quite opposite of what other bollywood actors do.
* He turned down the offer made by Madame Tussaud to make a wax statue of him. The other bollywood actors whose statues are made are Amitabh Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Shahrukh Khan, Salman Khan, Madhuri Dixit and Hrithik Roshan.
* In 1980s decade Aamir worked for major commercials hits like Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1988 alongside Juhi Chawla and Dalip Tahil, Raakh in 1989 with Pankaj Kapoor and Supriya Pathak.
* In 1990s decade he appeared in commercially successful movies like Dil in 1990 with Madhuri Dixit, Saeed Jaffrey and Deven Verma, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin in 1991 opposite Pooja Bhatt and Anupam Kher, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar in 1992 alongside Ayesha Jhulka and Mamik Singh, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke in 1993 alongside Juhi Chawla, Andaz Apna Apna in 1994 with Salman Khan, Raveena Tandon and Karisma Kapoor, Rangeela in 1995 alongside Jackie Shroff and Urmila Matondkar, Raja Hindustani in 1996 opposite Karisma Kapoor, Ishq in 1997 alongside Kajol, Ajay Devgn and Juhi Chawla, Ghulam in 1998 with Rani Mukerji and Deepak Tijori, Sarfarosh in 1999 with Sonali Bendre, Mukesh Rishi and Naseeruddin Shah.
* In 2000s decade Amir delivered blockbusters like Lagaan in 2001 alongside Gracy Singh and Rachel Shelley, Dil Chahta Hai in 2001 alongside Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Sonali Kulkarni, Preity Zinta and Dimple Kapadia, Rang De Basanti in 2006 alongside Siddharth Narayan, Soha Ali Khan, Sharman Joshi and R. Madhavan, Fanaa in 2006 with Kajol, Taare Zameen Par in 2007 alongside Darsheel Safary and Tisca Chopra, Ghajini in 2008 with Asin, 3 Idiots in 2009 with Kareena Kapoor, R. Madhavan, Sharman Joshi and Boman Irani.
* In 2010s decade Aamir worked for major hits like Dhobi Ghat in 2011 with Prateik Babbar and Monica Dogra, Talaash in 2012 alongside Rani Mukerji, Kareena Kapoor and Nawazuddin Siddiq.
“I do different things; I try to do it in a different manner. I think every person should follow his/her dream and try and make it possible to create an ability to achieve it backed by its practicality.”
“My biggest achievement is the love and respect that I have got from people. It is very difficult to achieve that.”
“I’m waiting for Salman to get married. I think everyone is. The day he gets married, it will be very special day for all of us. He has many beautiful girls roaming around him. He has many choices.”
Filmography / all movies list
|1973||Yaadon Ki Baaraat||Nasir Hussain||Dharmendra,Tariq,Vijay Arora|
|1974||Madhosh||Nasir Hussain||Aamir Khans|
Aamir Khan in Lead role
|1984||Holi||Ketan Mehta||Naseeruddin Shah,Om Puri,Raj Zutshi|
|1988||Qayamat SeQayamat Tak||Mansoor Khan||Goga Kapoor,Juhi Chawla,Raj Zutshi|
|–||Love Love Love||Babbar Subhash||Juhi Chawla,Dalip Tahil,Gulshan Grover|
|1990||Awwal Number||–||Aamir Khan|
|–||Tum Mere Ho||–||Aamir Khan|
|–||Dil||Indra Kumar||Madhuri Dixit,Saeed Jaffrey,Anupam Kher|
|–||Deewana MujhSa Nahin||–||Madhuri Dixit,Jainendra|
|–||Jawani Zindabad||–||Amir Khan|
|1991||Afsana Pyaar Ka||–||Amir Khan|
|–||Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin||Mahesh Bhatt||Pooja Bhatt,Anupam Kher,Tiku Talsania|
|–||Isi Ka Naam Zindagi||–||Amir Khan|
|–||Daulat Ki Jung||–||Juhi Chawla,Paresh Rawal,Shafi Imamdar,Tiku Talsania|
|1992||Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar||Mansoor Khan||Pooja Bedi,Ayesha Jhulka,Asrani,Aditya,Mamik,Lakhia,Sanam Oberoi|
|1993||Parampara||Yash Chopra||Sunil Dutt,Ashwini Bhave,Vinod Khanna,Saif Ali Khan,Ramya Krishna|
|–||Hum HainRahi Pyaar Ke||Mahesh Bhatt||Juhi Chawla,Kunal Khemu,Sharokh,Ashrafa|
|1994||Andaz Apna Apna||Rajkumar Santoshi||Raveena Tandon,Salman Khan,Karisma Kapoor,Paresh Rawal,Shakti Kapoor|
|1995||Baazi||Ashutosh Gowariker||Mamta Kulkarni|
|–||Aatank Hi Aatank||Dilip Shankar||Juhi Chawla,Rajinikanth,Pooja Bedi|
|–||Rangeela||Ram Gopal Varma||Urmila Matondkar,Jackie Shroff,Rajesh Joshi,Shefali Shetty|
|–||Akele Hum Akele Tum||Mansoor Khan||Manisha Koirala,Master Adil|
|1996||Raja Hindustani||Dharmesh Darshan||Karisma Kapoor,Johnny Lever,Suresh Oberoi,Navneet Nishan,Pramod Muthu,Veeru Krishnan|
|1997||Ishq||–||Juhi Chawla,Ajay Devgan,Kajol ,Dalip Tahil,Sadashiv Amrapurkar,Johnny Lever|
|1998||Ghulam||Vikram Bhatt||Rani Mukerji,Deepak Tijori,Sharat Saxena,Akshay Anand,Rajit Kapoor|
|1999||Sarfarosh||J Matthew Mathan||Khan,Sonali Bendre,Mukesh Rishi,Naseeruddin Shah|
|–||Mann||Indra Kumar||Manisha Koirala,Sharmila Tagore,Anil Kapoor,Deepti Bhatnagar,Dalip Tahil,Rani Mukerji|
|–||Earth, 1947||Deepa Mehta||Maia Sethna,Shabana Azmi,Nandita Das,Kitu Gidwani,Kulbhushan Kharbanda,Arif Zakaria|
|2000||Mela||Dharmesh Darshan||Faisal Khan,Aishwarya Rai,Twinkle Khanna,Johnny Lever|
|2001||Lagaan||Ashutosh Gowariker||Gracy Singh,Paul Blackthorne,Rachel Shelley,Kulbhushan Kharbanda,Suhasini Mulay,Raghuvir Yadav|
|–||Dil Chahta Hai||Farhan Akhtar||Akshaye Khanna,Saif Ali Khan,Preity Zinta,Dimple Kapadia,Sonali Kulkarni|
|2005||Mangal Pandey||Ketan Mehta||Rani Mukerji,Amisha Patel,Toby Stephens,Kirron Kher|
|2006||Rang De Basanti||R Omprakash Mehra||R. Madhavan,Soha Ali Khan,Alice Patten,Siddharth Narayan,Waheeda Rehman,Kunal Kapoor,Sharman Joshi,Atul Kulkarni|
|–||Fanaa||Kunal Kohli||Kajol,Tabu,Rishi Kapoor,Kiron Kher|
|2007||Taare Zameen Par||Aamir Khan||Darsheel Safary|
|2008||Ghajini||A. R. Murugadoss||Asin Thottumkal ,Jiah Khan|
|2009||Three Idiots||Rajkumar Hirani||Kareena Kapoor ,R. Madhavan,Sharman Joshi|
|2011||Dhobi Ghaat||Kiran Rao||Prateek Babbar,Dan Husain|
|2012||Talaash||Reema Kagti||Rani Mukerji,Kareena Kapoor|
|2013||Dhoom 3: Back in Action||Vijay Acharya||Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Uday Chopra|
|2014||P.K.||Rajkumar Hirani||Anushka Sharma, Sanjay Dutt|