Aamir Khan, an Indian actor

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Aamir Khan

Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan (born 14 March 1965) is an Indian actor, film director, producer who works in Hindi films.

Early Life

Aamir Khan was born on 14 March 1965, in Mumbai, India. His father Tahir Hussain was a film producer. He completed his primary education at the J.B. Petit School. Then, he went to St. Anne’s High School, Bandra, until 8th grade and Bombay Scottish School, Mahim, for 9th and 10th grades. He played tennis at the state level and became a champion. He completed his Intermediate from Mumbai’s Narsee Monjee College.


He started his film career in 1973 in the hit drama Yaadon ki baaraat. After Madhosh (1974) he didn’t appear on the big screen again until Holi (1985).

In 1988, he appeared as a lead in Qayamat se qayamat tak, directed by Mansoor Khan. A few years later, he had success with Dil (1990) and Dil hai ke manta nahin (1991). In 1992, he solidified his reputation as an audience favourite with the teen musical Jo jeeta wohi sikandar.

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He began his career playing romantic roles in the 1990s, but he soon started to play characters in a variety of genres. Several of his films have been highly regarded for his comedy, including Andaz apna apna (1994); Rangeela (1995), and Ishq (1997). In addition to his drama work, he was the lead in Raja Hindustani (1996), for which he won the Filmfare Award for best actor, and Earth (1998). In 2001, He won another Filmfare Award for his role in Lagaan; it was also nominated for the Academy Award for best foreign-language film.

Some of his later movies include Mangal Pandey: The Rising (2005), in which he played one of the leading revolutionaries in the 1857-1858 Indian Mutiny, 3 Idiots (2009) and PK (2014), both of which broke records for the highest grossing movies in Bollywood history; and Secret Superstar (2017). In 2007, he directed Taare zameen par; in which, he played the lead role as well.

In 2012, he also started a talk show called Satyamev Jayte.


In 2003, he received the Padma Shri, fourth highest civilian award of India. And In 2010, he was awarded the Padma Bhushan, third highest civilian award of India.

he was ranked among the 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2013 by the Time magazine.

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