Aamir Khan, known throughout the Bollywood movie industry as “Mr. Perfectionist”, is undoubtedly amongst the top three most successful and celebrated actors. Called so because for his often obsessive flair for perfection in every aspect of his movies, Aamir Khan thus ensures blockbuster movies. Apart from being an accomplished actor Aamir Khan is also a director, producer and a popular TV talk show host.
One of the unique aspects of Aamir Khan is that he currently releases only one movie every year, unlike other major actors who star in numerous movies throughout the year.
With over 30 years dedicated to Indian cinema, his massive fan following is seen not only in India but also abroad where he is often called as the ‘World’s Biggest Superstar’. His immensely impressive acting has earned him numerous awards and accolades not only for his acting prowess but also citizen awards from multiple countries in recognition as being an idol for millions worldwide.
About Aamir Khan
|Real Name||Mohammad Aamir Hussain Khan|
|Nickname ||Mr. Perfectionist, Chocolate Boy|
|Date of Birth||14th March 1965|
|Age (as in July 2018)||53 years|
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|Education||12th from Narsee Monjee College (Mumbai)|
|Height||5 ft 6"|
(168 cm) approximately
Family & Relationships
|Father||Late Tahir Hussain|
|Income (Annual)||INR 285,00,00,000|
(USD 41 Million)
|Famous for||Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), Dil (1990), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992), Raja Hindustani (1996), Ghulam (1998), Sarfarosh (1999), Lagaan (2001), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Rang De Basanti (2006), Fanaa (2006), Taare Zameen Par (2007), Ghajini (2008), 3 Idiots (2009), PK (2014), Dangal (2016)|
|First Movie||Yaadon Ki Baarat (1973)|
|Net Worth (2018)||INR 1300,00,00,000 (USD 205 Million )|
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Actors||Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Govinda, Leonardo de Caprio and Daniel Day Lewis|
|Favorite Actresses||Sridevi , Waheeda Rehman, Madhubala and Geeta Bali|
|Food||Indian and Mughlai cuisine & Dal-Rice|
|Hobbies||Listening to old Bollywood songs, watching movies, playing cricket, tennis and chess|
Aamir Khan, often hailed as the greatest Bollywood actors of recent times, is passionate for acting. His intense focus and obsession with perfection in every detail tends to make watching his movies a real treat. Aamir Khan’s age is 53 years. Aamir Khan’s weight is around 70 kg (155 lbs) and Aamir Khan ‘s height is approximately 5 ft 6 inches (168 cm).
While being in news for his movies, Aamir Khan tends to love his privacy and has always kept his personal life away from the limelight. However, Aamir Khan’s divorce with Reena Dutta in 2002 was much talked about. Later on, Aamir Khan married his current wife, Kiran Rao, a Bollywood film director in 2005. Aamir Khan has 3 children – sons Junaid Khan and Azad Rao Khan and daughter Iram Khan from both marriages.
Thanks to his immense passion for acting and an eye for detail, Aamir Khan ensures a blockbuster hit with every movie. his movies, ad endorsements and other incomes make Aamir Khan’s annual income around INR 285 crores (USD 41 million) and Aamir Khan’s net worth is around INR 1300 crores (USD 205 million), also making him the top most successful actors in the Indian film industry.
Aamir Khan is renowned for his versatile acting prowess and his enviable method acting techniques. He is able to completely get into any character he is playing and this tends to make his movies seen realistic. His popularity increased after his huge makeover for his role in Ghajini, a reboot of the popular Hollywood movie, Memento. His portrayal of a short-term amnesiac seeking revenge for the ghastly murder of his girlfriend earned him great reviews and thousands of new fans too. Since then, Aamir Khan has been seen in some of the most unbelievable transformations, in order to portray the particular character in the best possible way.
Apart from his status as a top Bollywood actor, Aamir Khan became a renowned TV personality after his talk-show, ‘Satyamev Jayate’ initially aired in 2012. Similar in format to the globally popular ‘The Oprah Winfrey Show’ of the US, the first episode of Satyamev Jayate earned him INR 30 lacs (USD 44,000) making him the highest paid host in the Indian television industry. The show is focused on core social issues and has earned immense accolades and affected thousands of people since then.
Interesting Facts About Aamir Khan
- Aamir Khan smokes and is a social drinker.
- Aamir Khan is related to the great Indian freedom fighter and renowned scholar Abul Kalam Azad, the founder of the Khilafat Movement.
- Although his late father, Tahir Hussain, was a film producer, he was not successful and Aamir Khan’s childhood was often wrought with impoverished conditions.
- Aamir Khan loved balloons and kites as a child.
- Aamir Khan was only 8 when he made his debut in ‘Yaadon Ki Barat’, a typical Bollywood movie.
- Aamir Khan was more into sports, specifically tennis, when at school and became the Maharashtra state champion once.
- Aamir Khan’s first hit was Dil (1990) after having starred in 4 movies that flopped at the box office earlier.
- Aamir Khan and his co-star, Karishma Kapoor, became the first modern Bollywood movie couple to share an on-screen kiss in Raja Hindustani (1996), which went on to be a blockbuster.
- Aamir Khan’s performance as Bhuvan in ‘Lagaan’ earned his movie an Oscar nomination.
- in 2013, Aamir Khan was listed amongst the “100 Most Influential People in The World” by Time Magazine.