The popular Indian actor, Aamir Khan’s 55th birthday was celebrated on 14 March 2020. Aamir Khan, who is recognised as one of the influential actors of Indian cinema, is also acclaimed as a director and television talk-show host. He has a large audience, especially in India and China, and has been described by Newsweek as “the biggest movie star in the world.”

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It was on his last birthday in March 2019, that he announced his next film Laal Singh Chaddha, which will be an adaptation of the 1994 Hollywood classic, Forrest Gump. Khan is having his makeover with grown beard and hair for becoming the title character of the film. The film is directed by Advait Chandan who directed Khan in the film Secret Superstar. This film in which Khan appears in a lead role is expected to be released by end of this year.

Aamir Khan Biography

Aamir Khan was born on 14 March 1965, in Mumbai, India to Indian film producer and director, Tahir Hussain and Zeenat Hussain. Khan attended J.B. Petit School for primary education and later at St. Anne’s High School, Bandra till eighth grade. He completed his ninth and tenth grade at the Bombay Scottish School in Mahim, where he was a state tennis player and champion. He completed his twelfth grade from Mumbai’s Narsee Monjee College.

Aamir Khan Top Hits

The top ten films in Aamir Khan’s career are Ashutosh Gowariker’s 2001 epic sports film Lagaan that grossed INR 380 million, Farhan Akhtar’s 2001 coming-of-age drama film Dil Chahta Hai that grossed INR 180 million, Ketan Mehta’s 2005 Indian historical biographical drama film Mangal Pandey: The Rising based on the life of Mangal Pandey that grossed INR 280 million, Kunal Kohli’s 2006 romantic thriller film, Fanaa that grossed INR 540 million, Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s 2006 drama film Rang De Basanti that grossed INR 520 million, Khan’s own 2007 drama film Taare Zameen Par that grossed INR 610 million, A. R. Murugadoss’s 2008 action thriller film Ghajini that grossed INR 1.14 billion, Rajkumar Hirani’s 2009 coming-of-age comedy-drama film 3 Idiots that grossed INR 2.02 billion, Reema Kagti’s 2012 psychological crime thriller Talaash: The Answer Lies Within that grossed INR 930 million, Vijay Krishna Acharya’s 2013 action thriller film Dhoom 3 that grossed INR 2.84 billion, Rajkumar Hirani’s 2014 Indian satirical comedy-drama PK that grossed INR 8.54 billion and Nitesh Tiwari’s 2016 sports film, Dangal that grossed INR 20.24 billion.

Aamir Khan Awards

Khan is the recipient of numerous awards, including nine Filmfare Awards out of 32 nominations, four National Film Awards, and an AACTA Award. He was also nominated for an Academy Award.

The Filmfare Awards he won are ‘Best Male Debut’ in 1989 for Mansoor Khan’s 1988 musical romance film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, ‘Best Actor Award’ in 1997 for Dharmesh Darshan’s 1996 romantic drama film Raja Hindustani, ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Film’ in 2002 for Ashutosh Gowariker’s 2001 epic sports film Lagaan, ‘Best Actor – Critics’ Award in 2007 for Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s 2006 drama film Rang De Basanti, ‘Best Film’ and ‘Best Director’ Award in 2008 for his own 2007 drama film Taare Zameen Par and ‘Best Actor’ and ‘Best Film’ Award in 2017 for Nitesh Tiwari’s 2016 sports film Dangal.

He won National Awards’ ‘Special Mention’ in 1988 for Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Raakh, ‘Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment’ in 2001 for Lagaan, ‘Best Exploration/Adventure Film’ in 2003 for Satyajit Bhatkal’s 2004 film Madness in the Desert, an account of the making of ‘Lagaan’ and ‘Best Film on Family Welfare’ in 2007 for Taare Zameen Par.

In 2003, the Government of India honoured Khan with Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award in the Republic of India, and with the Padma Bhushan, the third-highest civilian award in 2010. In 2017 he received an honorary title from the Government of China.

Aamir Khan Personal Life

On 18 April 1986, Aamir Khan married Reena Dutta who played a small role in Mansoor Khan’s 1988 musical romance film, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. They got separated in December 2002 after Khan filed for divorce. Reena has been a part of Khan’s career for a while and was influential in the founding of Aamir Khan Productions. She assisted Khan in Aamir Khan Productions’ first venture Lagaan (2001) starring Aamir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne. The epic sports film written and directed by Ashutosh Gowariker was critically acclaimed and received awards at international film festivals and Indian film awards. Aamir and Reena have a son, Junaid and a daughter, Ira.

On 28 December 2005, Khan married Indian film producer, screenwriter and director Kiran Rao, who is the cousin of actress Aditi Rao. Rao started her career as an assistant director to Ashutosh Gowariker in the film Lagaan, produced and starred by Aamir Khan. She co-founded Paani Foundation, a non-profit organisation that works towards the mission of fighting drought in Maharashtra. The couple has a son Abdul Kalam Azad.

Khan’s younger brother is actor Faisal Khan, who made his acting debut alongside Aamir Khan in Mansoor Khan’s 1988 musical romance film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. The brothers were also seen together in Dharmesh Darshan’s 2000 action masala film Mela. Faisal also assisted his father in Tahir’s 1990 romantic drama film Tum Mere Ho starring Aamir Khan and Juhi Chawla.

Aamir Khan’s two sisters, Farhat and Nikhat Khan (who is married to Santosh Hegde). His nephew, Imran Khan, is an American actor of Indian origin who is known for appearing in contemporary Hindi films like Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na, Kidnap, Luck, I Hate Luv Storys, Delhi Belly and Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu. Aamir Khan has some of the leading celebrities in the Indian film industry as relatives including his late paternal uncle, the producer-director Nasir Hussain. He is also related to public figures outside the movie industry including Indian Islamic scholar, philosopher and politician Abul Kalam Azad through his grandmother.

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