Profession: Actor, Filmmaker
Brother of Aamir khan
Faisal Khan (younger)
Children of Aamir khan
Son: Junaid Khan (from First Wife)
Son: Azad Rao Khan (from Second Wife)
Daughter: Ira Khan (from First Wife)
Father of Aamir khan
Late Tahir Hussain (film producer)
First Wife of Aamir khan
Reena Dutta (m.1986 - div.2002)
Mother of Aamir khan
Second Wife of Aamir khan
Kiran Rao (m.2005 - present)
Sisters of Aamir khan
Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan (both younger)
Affairs/Girlfriends of Aamir khan
Favourite Actor(s) of Aamir khan
Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Daniel Day Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Govinda
Favourite Actresses of Aamir khan
Waheeda Rehman, Geeta Bali, Madhubala, Sridevi
Favourite Cricketer(s) of Aamir khan
Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly
Favourite Destination(s) of Aamir khan
Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani
Favourite Film of Aamir khan
Favourite Food(s) of Aamir khan
Indian and Moghlai dishes, Dal and rice
Favourite Fruit(s) of Aamir khan
Favourite Game of Aamir khan
Settlers Of Catan
Favourite Restaurant(s) of Aamir khan
Frangipani at the Trident (Mumbai), India Jones (Mumbai)
Favourite Song of Aamir khan
Oh Re Taal Mile from the film Anokhi Raat (1968)
Favourite Sport(s) of Aamir khan
Favourite Tennis Player of Aamir khan
Favourite Writer of Aamir khan
Lav Nikolayevich Tolstoy
Academy Awards of Aamir khan
2002: Film Lagaan was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film
BIG Star Entertainment Awards of Aamir khan
2010: BIG Star - Film Actor of Decade (Male)
Filmfare Awards of Aamir khan
1989: Best Male Debut for Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
1997: Best Actor for Raja Hindustani
2002: Best Actor for Lagaan
2007: Best Actor (Critics) for Rang De Basanti
2008: Best Director for Taare Zameen Par
2017: Best Actor for Dangal
Government Awards of Aamir khan
2003: Padma Shri by the Government of India
National Awards of Aamir khan
2009: Raj Kapoor Smriti Vishesh Gaurav Puraskar by the Government of Maharashtra
2010: Padma Bhushan by the Government of India
2017: National Treasure of India by the Government of China
Note: Along with these, he has many other awards, honours, and achievements to his name.
Controversies of Aamir khan
Aamir Khan faced public insult when his brother Faisal Khan blamed him for captivating him in the house and vigorously giving him pills saying that he is mentally ill. The stuff even reached the court, and his guardianship was given to his father. However, his father gave the liability back to Aamir.
Aamir had previously called Shah Rukh Khan a dog while declaring that he had named his dog after him. He afterwards said that Shah Rukh is the dog of the concierge of his house. Later he apologised to Shah Rukh and his family by visiting Shah Rukh's home.
In December 2015, he made a public statement that he thinks Indians are getting intolerant which was criticised by most people.
During the shoot of Ghulam, Aamir attracted a controversy when famous writer Jessica Hines claimed that Aamir was the father of her son Jaan. It was featured in Stardust magazine that Aamir was madly in love with her and they were in a live-in relationship. When Jessica got pregnant, things got changed and Aamir forced him to abort the child, but she ignored his decision and gave birth to a baby boy to which Aamir never agreed. However, Jessica has also never publicly accepted it but also has never denied it.
Information about Aamir khan
Besides acting, he has also been an official ambassador of UNICEF.
For his movie Dangal, he was first asked to gain 28kgs of weight and then lost 25 kg in the time duration of 5-6 months to play younger Mahavir Singh Phogat, and he was personally trained by Rahul Bhatt.
He was featured in the Time Magazine's list- '100 Most Influential People in The World' in 2013.
Aamir has been avoiding media reporting and going to award ceremonies since 1990; when he was nominated for Best Actor award for his movie Dil, but the award went to Sunny Deol for Ghayal.
To get into the character of Bhuvan in his movie Lagaan, he got his ears pierced so that he could wear earrings in real. Moreover, his phenomenal performance in Lagaan took the movie to the Oscars.
Aamir's fans are not only limited to India, but they are amassed all over the globe. International superstar Jackie Chan is a big fan of his work
At 16, he worked as an Assistant Director with his friend Aditya Bhattacharya (Filmmaker Basu Bhattacharya's son) in his silent experimental film titled Paranoia.
His father's film productions were a flop in a majority, which led to poor financial conditions. He told that at that time, there were around 30 calls a day from lenders calling for money and he was always at risk of being expelled from school for not paying fees.
When Farah Khan approached him to make a special appearance in Om Shanti Om song, he declined by saying that he is busy in shooting and cannot make up time for it.
When he was invited on the display of his wax imitation at Madame Tussauds, he declined to attend the same.
Aamir usually explains the meaning of his favourite song 'Oh Re Taal Mile' from the film 'Anokhi Raat' to every other person he talks with.
In 2018, he was starred in Vijay Krishna Acharya's film- Thugs of Hindostan based on a fictional novel titled Confessions of a Thug.
The same year, he played the younger role of Mahendra Sandhu in his father's production Madhosh.
Aamir was the first choice for movies Darr, Swades, Saajan, and Hum Aapke Hain Koun, which later went to Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt, and Salman Khan and turned out to be blockbusters.
For the promotion of his film- Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, he, along with his cousin and co-star Raj Zutshi, went on roads to stick the posters of the movie on the buses and auto-rickshaws in Bombay.
Aamir's movie Dangal charmed the audience with his exclusive acting skills and became the first Indian movie to gross over ?2000 crores worldwide and also the highest grossing film in China in the year 2017.
Since his childhood, he was interested in playing lawn tennis and also represented his school in several state-level championships. He was also the state Tennis winner for Maharashtra.
At the age of 8, he made a headstart of his career as a child actor in the film Yaadon Ki Baaraat, which is considered the first Bollywood masala film.
In 2012, he came up with an Indian television talk show- Satyamev Jayate, which was aired simultaneously on Star Plus, STAR World, and Doordarshan and completed three seasons in eight languages.
While filming for a drunk scene in 3 Idiots, Aamir suggested actually to get drunk, and they all did, which resulted in numerous retakes till the stock of camera got over.
In his blockbuster hit- PK, his character was shown fond of paan, and he ate approximately over 10000 paans during the filming of the entire movie.
Aamir was offered the role that Sharman Joshi played in 3 Idiots by Raju Hirani. However, he showed his interest in character- Rancho and charmed the audience later with his incredible acting.
Aamir loves solving Rubik's cube and is also an expert at it.
He has a son with his second wife, Kiran Rao through surrogacy and he also became a spokesperson for Invitro Fertilisation after this.
Does Aamir Khan smoke?: Yes
In 1990, he was featured in Indra Kumar's film- Dil, which was his first major hit after four flops in a row.
Her wife Kiran revealed on Koffee With Karan that Aamir hates taking a shower and has an eating disorder.
Does Aamir Khan drink alcohol?: Yes
He consumed one litre of vodka before the shoot of the song 'Tere Ishq Mein Naachenge' to deliver his drunk character more efficiently.
He is also an amazing videographer; as he has shot the wedding ceremony of Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna in 2001.
It was also revealed by Dangal's director, Nitesh Tiwari that Aamir used to abuse a lot during his workout sessions in the gym.
In an interview, Aamir disclosed that Abhijaat Joshi is working on the sequel of 3 Idiots, which might hit the theatres around 2020.
Aamir comes from film industry background as his father was a film producer and his uncle was also a film-maker.
Aamir doesn't believe in showbiz and maintains uniformity in his birthday celebration. Each year, he cuts his cake and then relishes a dinner with his family. Moreover, he takes a resolution every year on his birthday to quit smoking but ends up breaking it.
His great grand uncle Abul Kalam Azad was a popular Indian freedom fighter as he led the Khilafat Movement and was an ardent supporter of Mahatma Gandhi. He has named his younger son Azad Rao Khan in the memory of his great grand uncle.
Finally, in 1996, he came up with a blockbuster- Raja Hindustani, which received great laurels from the audience. His kiss with Karisma in the movie is considered as one of the longest kisses in a Bollywood film.
While filming the stunt for the movie- Ghulam, which showcased Aamir running on rail tracks towards an oncoming train, he just missed the train by 1.3 seconds as he jumped off the track. Moreover, this scene was also awarded the Best Scene Award at the 44th Filmfare Awards, but he refused to accept it.
He was crazy about balloons and kites in his childhood.