Aamir Khan is one of Bollywood’s best actors, having made a name for himself among current and rising stars. He is an actor, director, and philanthropist with a wide range of skills. Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is his full name. Also known in Bollywood as “Mr. Perfectionist” and “The Choco Boy.” Aamir is well-known for the themes he uses in his films that have a strong social message. Let’s look at his personal life, including his family, religion, girlfriend, work, and other details.
Aamir Khan was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, on March 14, 1965. His father was a film producer, and his uncle was also a filmmaker, therefore he has a film business background. Aamir starred in the film Yaadon Ki Baaraat as a kid artist (1973).
Aamir’s great-granduncle Abul Kalam Azad, the founder of the Khilafat movement, was a freedom warrior. In honor of his great-grand uncle, Aamir named his younger kid Azad Rao Khan. Aamir mentioned in an interview that his family was facing a terrible financial difficulty as a result of his father’s bulk of films being failures. He went on to say that he was constantly afraid of getting expelled from school since he didn’t pay his expenses. He further indicated that they would get 30 calls per day from lenders demanding that their money be returned. Aamir worked as an assistant director for his buddy Aditya Bhattacharya on his film Paranoia when he was 16 years old. Aamir was the initial option for the films Darr, Swades, Saajan, and Hum Aapke Hain Koun, which were eventually given to Shah Rukh Khan, Sanjay Dutt, and Salman Khan and were all box office successes. He was included to Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” list in 2013, and he is also a UNICEF official ambassador.
Aamir Khan places a high value on fitness in his daily routine and never skips a workout. He has a well-built body with a big chest of 40 inches, a slender waist of 30 inches, and muscular biceps of 13 inches. He stands 5′ 6″ tall and weighs around 70 kg. He has brown eyes and black hair.
Family, Caste & Wife
Aamir Khan is a Sunni Muslim who was born into an Islamic middle-class Indian household to Late Tahir Hussain (producer) and Zeenat Hussain.
Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan are his younger sisters, and he has a brother, Faisal Khan.
He began dating Reena Dutta in 1984 and married her in 1986. In 2002, the couple divorced.
Aamir fell in love with Kiran Rao after living alone for three years and married her in 2005.
Aamir has a daughter, Ira Khan, and a son, Junaid Khan, from his first marriage, as well as a son, Azad Rao Khan, via surrogacy, from his second marriage. After the birth of his son, Azad, he became a proponent of in vitro fertilization.
Aamir does not believe in showbiz and keeps his birthday celebrations consistent. He enjoys a supper with his family every year after cutting his birthday cake.
Furthermore, he makes a goal to stop smoking every year on his birthday but fails to keep it.
Aamir finished his secondary schooling and went to the following schools: J.B. Petit School in Mumbai, St. Anne’s High School in Bandra, Mumbai, and Bombay Scottish School in Mahim, Mumbai are among the top schools in the city. He enjoyed playing lawn tennis and represented his high school in a number of state tournaments. He was the Maharashtra State Tennis Champion.
He did not pursue further education after completing his 12th grade. He made his acting debut as a youngster in Yaadon Ki Baaraat, widely regarded as the first Bollywood masala film. At the time, he was just eight years old.
When Aamir was 16, he worked as an assistant director for his buddy Aditya Bhattacharya in his silent experimental film “Paranoia.” When Aamir didn’t have enough money to advertise his film “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak,” he and his co-star Raj Zutshi walked to the streets and plastered the posters themselves.
After four failures in a run in 1990, he participated in Indra Kumar’s film Dil, which became his first significant success after four failures in a row. During the filming of Ghulam, Aamir performed a stunt in which he ran on a railway track towards an incoming train, missing the locomotive by 1.3 seconds as he hopped off the track. Aamir was later nominated for the Best Sequence Award at the 44th Filmfare Awards for this scene, but he declined.
Raja Hindustani, his film, was a big smash at the box office and garnered a lot of praise from the public. His kissing sequence with actress Karisma Kapoor was dubbed “Bollywood’s longest kiss.” His outstanding performance in the film Lagaan earned the picture an Academy Award nomination.
The part of Raju Rastogi in the film 3 Idiots was originally allotted to Aamir Khan, but he expressed interest in the part of Rancho and dazzled the public with his outstanding performance in the film. In 2012, he created Satyamev Jayate, an Indian television chat program that broadcast on Star Plus, STAR World, and Doordarshan concurrently and lasted three seasons in eight languages.
Dangal, Aamir Khan’s film, wowed audiences with his excellent acting abilities and went on to become the first Indian film to make over 2,000 crores globally, as well as the top earning film in China in 2017. Aamir has also served as a UNICEF official ambassador. Aamir’s fan base is not limited to India; he has fans all over the world. According to accounts, Jackie Chan, the world celebrity, is a huge admirer of his work. He was cast in Vijay Krishna Acharya’s film Thugs of Hindostan in 2018, which is based on the fictitious book Confessions of a Thug.
The Filmfare Awards are given to the best films.
- Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak won Best Male Debut in 1989.
- Raja Hindustani won Best Actor in 1997.
- Best Actor for Lagaan in 2002.
- Best Actor (Critics) for Rang De Basanti in 2007.
- Best Director for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Best Actor for Dangal in 2017
Academy Awards (Oscars)
- Lagaan was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2002 Academy Awards.
HUGE AWARDS FOR ENTERTAINMENT
- BIG STAR – Decade’s Best Film Actor (Male)
Awards from the government
- The Government of India bestows the Padma Shri award in 2003.
- Raj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor, Raj Kapoor Maharashtra Government’s Smriti Vishesh Gaurav Puraskar
- The Government of India bestows the Padma Bhushan to her in 2010.
- The Government of China has designated India as a National Treasure in 2017.
Note: In addition to these, he has a large list of additional honors, awards, and accomplishments.
- Aamir Khan was publicly humiliated when a family incident surfaced in which his brother, Faisal Khan, accused Aamir of luring him into the home and forcing him to take medicines, claiming he was mentally sick. The case went to court, and Faizal’s father was appointed as his guardian. His father, on the other hand, returned the obligation to Aamir.
- Aamir has previously referred to Shah Rukh Khan as a “dog” and claimed to have named his dog after him. He then revealed that Shah Rukh is his house’s concierge’s dog. He afterwards visited Shah Rukh’s residence to apologize to him and his family.
- He was once again embroiled in controversy in December 2015, when he and his wife, Kiran Rao, made a public remark that they felt Indians are becoming more intolerant, which was widely panned.
- Many people believe that during the filming of Ghulam, Aamir had an illegal connection with the acclaimed writer Jessica Hine. Aamir, Jessica said, was the father of her son, Jaan. A rumor in Stardust magazine said that Aamir was passionately in love with her and that they were living together. When Jessica became pregnant, Aamir pressured her to terminate the child, but she resisted and gave birth to a son, whom Aamir never acknowledged. Jessica, on the other hand, has never publicly acknowledged it and has never disputed it.
- He was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his film Dil in 1990, but the prize went to Sunny Deol for Ghayal. Since then, Aamir has stayed away from the media and award ceremonies.
Aamir Khan has a net worth of $1302 million and earns $60 million every film.
- Aamir Khan enjoys drinking and smoking.
- Aamir used to be obsessed with balloons and kites when he was little.
- He enjoys listening to classic music, viewing movies, and playing chess, tennis, and cricket in his spare time.
- His favorite foods include Indian, Moghlai, Dal, and rice.
- Actors like Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Govinda are among his favorites. Waheeda Rehman, Geeta Bali, Madhubala, and Sridevi are among his favorite actresses.
- Pyaasa is Aamir’s favorite film.
- He enjoys eating at Frangipani at the Trident in Mumbai and India Jones in New York (Mumbai).
- His favorite tennis player is Roger Federer, while his favorite cricketers are Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly.
- Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani are two of his favorite places to visit with his family.
- Aamir enjoys reading and considers Lav Nikolayevich Tolstoy to be his favorite author.
- His favorite song is ‘Oh Re Taal Mile,’ from the 1968 film Anokhi Raat, which he frequently explains the significance of to everyone he meets.
- He drank one liter of vodka before filming the song “Tere Ishq Mein Naachenge” to better portray his intoxicated persona.
- When Aamir’s wax figure was unveiled at Madame Tussauds, he was invited to the ceremony, but he declined.
- Aamir also honed his cinematography abilities by filming Akshay Kumar and Twinkle Khanna’s wedding ceremony in 2001.
- During the filming of 3 Idiots, Aamir recommended that they get drunk first and then shoot the sequence. As planned, Aamir and his co-stars Sharman Joshi and R. Madhavan became inebriated, resulting in multiple retakes till the camera’s stock ran out. Here’s a look at how that scenario came together:
- On Koffee With Karan, Aamir Khan’s wife, Kiran, stated that Aamir despises showering and suffers from an eating condition.
- Nitesh Tiwari, the director of the film Dangal, stated that Aamir used to abuse a lot during his gym sessions.
- Aamir enjoys and is an adept at solving Rubik’s cube. Here’s a video of him solving the cube in 36 seconds while talking about a movie:
- At the age of 50, Aamir converted to vegetarianism.