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Aamir Khan Biography

Date of Birth:March 14,1965
Place of Birth:Mumbai
Awards:
 Padma Bhushan, India’s third highest civilian honour from the Government of India; 3 National Film Awards; Filmfare Best Male Debut Award, 2 Filmfare Best Actor Awards, 2 Filmfare Best Movie Awards, Filmfare Best Director Award, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance

Biography:
 Aamir was born in Mumbai to a Muslim family that has been actively involved in the Indian motion picture industry for several decades. His father, Tahir Hussain, was a film producer while his uncle, Nasir Hussain, was a film producer, as well as a director and an actor. Aamir has three siblings Faisal, Farhat, and Nikhat. His cousin Mansoor Khan is a director.


Aamir Khan was first introduced as a child artiste in the 1970′s hit Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973) and  Madhosh(1974). He made his adult acting debut in  ketan Ketan Mehta’s Holi (1984).  In 1988  he got his  first  role in the film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which was directed by his cousin Mansoor Khan. He also starred in critically acclaimed film Raakh (1989).  Aamir went on to appear in several other films in the late ’80s and early ’90s: Dil (1990), which became the highest grossing film of the year, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993) (for which he also wrote the screenplay), and Rangeela (1995). Howevere he has  many box office, hits to credit. Aamir’s other successes include Andaz Apna Apna: the movie was reviewed unfavourably by critics, but has, over the years, gained a cult status.
 His most successful film in Rangeela,(1995)and Raja Hindusatani(1996).
In 1997, he co-starred with Ajay Devgan and was paired opposite Juhi Chawla in the film, Ishq, which did well at the box office. In 1998, Khan appeared in the moderately successful Ghulam, for which he sang the hot song, ‘Aati Kya Khandala’. John Mathew Matthan’s Sarfarosh and Deepa Mehta’s Earth 1947 were Khan’s releases in 1999. His first release for the new millennium, Mela, in which he acted alongside his real-life brother Faisal Khan, failed at the box office.
In 2001 he appeared in Lagaan, which was also his first home production. The film was a major critical and commercial success, and received a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Academy Awards. The success of Lagaan was followed by the Farhan Akhtar directed, Dil Chahta Hai. His second film released in 2001was Dil Chahta Hai which was also a success at the box office.
  He had no film releases for three years since he in a lot  of time preparing for the role of the real-life martyr Mangal pandey in The Rising(2005). His next  release Rang De Basanti(2006) ,in which he played a university drop out.Fanaa was his second release in 2006, where he starred opposite Kajol.
In 2007, Aamir took on the role of director for his second home production, Taare Zameen Par. In 2008, Khan appeared in the movie Ghajini that broke many box-office records. In the same year, Khan launched his nephew Imran Khan in another film from his production house, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.In 2009, Khan appeared in the commercially and critically acclaimed film, 3 Idiots, as Ranchodas Chanchad. The Rajkumar Hirani directed film went on to become Bollywood’s highest grossing film.
In 2010, Aamir released, under his banner, the critically acclaimed film, Peepli Live, that was based in a rural setting. Aamir returned to big screen with his fourth production Dhobi Ghat, written and directed by his wife, Kiran Rao, in 2011.


Aamir Khan Biography





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