Biography of Aamir Khan
Muhammad Aamir Hussain Khan born on 14 March 1965 in Mumbai, India, well-known with the name of Aamir Khan. Indeed, here we discuss Biography of Aamir Khan, in short. He belongs to a Muslim family which for a widespread period of time has been related to Hindi films. Aamir Khan’s father, Tahir Hussain was a producer of Hindi cinema. During the same period of time, Nasir Hussain, his uncle, was a famous film producer, actor, and director. Their family came from Herat in Afghanistan.
The Early Life of Amir Khan:
Aamir Khan is the son of a film producer, Tahir Hussain. His mother name is Zeenat Hussain. Amir Khan has Two Sisters, Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan and One Brother, Faisal Khan. In 1973 Nasir Hussain made a film named as “Yaadon Ki Baaraat” from which Amir Khan started his career as a child artist. He was only 8 Years Old that time. Just after one year, his father produced a film “madhosh” he worked in that film too. Coming to education, for his early education he went to J.B Petit School and then joined St. Anne’s High School, Bandra and studied there till eight grade.
Bombay Scottish School, Mahim is the school from where he completed his 9th and 10th. He went to Narsee Monjee College for the completion of his 12th grade. Because of financial problems of the family his childhood was a tough one as mentioned by Amir Khan. Although, the career of Amir Khan’s father was a failure in the film industry and the creditors were always knocking the door for their money.
Generally speaking, when Amir was just 16 years old his friend Aditya Bhattacharya directed a 40-minute silent film “Paranoia” in which Amir played the role of a lead hero. Amir wanted to join films but because of his father’s bad experience the family opposes Aamir decision and wanted him to be a doctor or an engineer. But Aamir joined a theatre called Avantar and also worked in the backstage for some time. As a matter of fact, the first debut of Amir was a Gujarati play on stage named as “Kesar Bina” at Prithvi theatre. He worked at Prithvi theatre for 2 plays and “Clearing House” titled English play.
Amir Khan’s Married Life:
Aamir Khan got married two times and his first wife Reena Dutta who played a minute role in “Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak” in 1986. He has two children from first marriage, a daughter, Ira and a son, Junaid. However, the Couple Divorced in the end of 2002. In 2005, he got married to Kiran Rao who was the assistant director of the film Lagaan. He is a devoted believer of Dada Vaswani. In 2011, Aamir Khan’s Wife Kiran Rao and Aamir confirmed the birth of their son, Azad Rao Khan, via a Surrogate Mother.
Aamir Khan’s Filmy Career:
“Qayamat se Qayamat Tak”, was Aamir Khan’s first big break of Aamir Khan’s Filmy Career in Bollywood as a leading actor.The film was Released in 1988. It comes to a big success and won seven awards including Aamir Khan’s Best Male Debut. He gave big hits like Dil in 1990, Dil hai ke maanta nahin in 1991, Jo Jeeta wohi Sikandar in 1992, Hum hain Rahi Piyar ke in 1993, Andaz Apna Apna 1994, Akele Hum Akele Tum in 1995, Raja Hindustani in 1996, Ghulam, Sarfrosh, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, his documentaries are famous too.
He worked in Madness in the Desert, Mangal Panday. Aamir Khan acted in one or two movies in a year, it always comes with a motivational message and comes out to be the best movie of the year. Aamir’s one of the best movie was Lagaan (2001), This film was nominated for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Academy Awards. How can we not talk about Rang De Basanti in 2006 (selected as India’s official entry to the Oscars), Directed by Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra?
On the whole, he earned a Film-fare Critics Award for Best Actor and various nominations for Best Actor. Although the film was not nominated for the Oscar, but nominated for Best Foreign Film at the BAFTA Awards in England. In brief, his films Taare Zameen Par (2007), Ghajini (2008), 3 Idiots (2009) are the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time in overseas markets. So this is The Biography of Aamir Khan specifically, Aamir is a pack of hard work, enthusiasm, sarcasm as well as an icon of Indian cinema. on the other hand, recently release Movie of Aamir Khan is Dangal. whereas, his Upcoming Movie of Aamir Khan is Secret Superstar in 2017.
Aamir Khan’s Awards and Achievements
Given below is a list of the awards and achievements by Aamir Khan:
National Film Awards
- National Film Award – Special Jury Award / Special Mention (Feature Film) – Actor for Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak and Raakh in 1989
- National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment for Lagaan (shared with Ashutosh Gowarikar) in 2001
- National Film Award for Best Film on Family Welfare for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
Padma Shri, the fourth highest civilian award of India from the Government of India in 2003.
Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honor of India from the Government of India in 2010.
Aamir Khan received the following awards and honors:
- Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1989
- Filmfare Best Actor Award for Raja Hindustani in 1997
- Filmfare Best Actor Award for Lagaan in 2002
- Filmfare Best Movie Award for Lagaan in 2002
- Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for Rang De Basanti in 2007
- Filmfare Best Movie Award for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Filmfare Best Director Award for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
Star Screen Awards (Currently, Colours Screen Awards)
Aamir Khan received the following awards:
- Star Screen Award for Best Actor for Raja Hindustani in 1997
- Star Screen Award for Best Supporting Actor for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Star Screen Award for Best Director for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Star Screen Award for Most Promising Debut Director for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA)
- IIFA Best Movie Award for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India, shared with Ashutosh Gowariker in 2002
- IIFA Best Actor Award for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India in 2002
Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards
He won the following awards:
- BFJA Awards, Best Actor for Akele Hum Akele Tum & Rangeela in 1995
- BFJA Awards, Best Actor for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India in 2001
Zee Cine Awards
- Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India in 2002
- Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Sarfarosh in 2000
- Zee Cine Award for Best Director for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
Gollapudi Srinivas Award
He received the Best Debut Director Award for Taare Zameen Par.
Bollywood Movie Awards
- Bollywood Movie Award – Critics Award Male in 2002 for Dil Chahta Hai
- Bollywood Movie Award – Best Actor in 2002 for Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India
Global Indian Film Awards (GIFA)
2007 – Best Actor for Rang De Basanti
- Stardust Dream Director Award for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Stardust Best Film Award for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Stardust Star of the Year Award – Male for Ghajini in 2009
- Stardust Star of the Year Award – Male for Taare Zameen Par in 2008
- Stardust Star of the Year Award – Male for 3 Idiots in 2010
In conclusion, Aamir is the best actor and his movies leave always a message to our society. And above all, awards he earned with his hard work and real acting.