Aamir Khan

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Aamir Khan is an Indian actor, producer and director. He was born on March 14, 1965 in Mumbai, India. His mother is 'Zeenat Hussain' and father 'Tahir Hussain' was a film producer. He has three siblings, 'Farhat Khan', 'Nikhat Khan' and 'Faisal Khan'. He belongs to the family of Indian freedom fighter 'Abul Kalam Azad', who was also a descendant of former Indian President Dr. Zakir Hussain. One of his nephew 'Imran Khan' is also an actor. Aamir has started his film career at the age of 8, with the film 'Yaadon Ki Baraat' as a child artist. While he made his adult acting debut with film 'Holi' in 1984, his role was quite unnoticed in this film. In 1988, Aamir appeared as a notable lead actor in film 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak', through which he established in film industry as a leading actor. He then starred in film 'Raakh', for which he received his first National Award. After that he went on to appear in several early 90s, which was also the successful and highest grossing films, some of them includes 'Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar', 'Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin', 'Andaz Apna Apna', 'Dil, Rangeela', 'Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke' and 'Raja Hindustani'. He got his first 'Filmfare Award for Best Actor' for film Raja Hindustani. After a four year break from acting, his comeback film was Mangal Pandey: The Rising, 'Rang De Basanti' and 3 Idiots. He also got 'Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor' for 'Rang De Basanti' and '3 Idiots' was the highest grossing Bollywood Film of all time. Aamir made his first directorial debut with film 'Taare Zameen Par' and his first produced film was 'Lagaan' under his own production company 'Aamir Khan Productions'. Khan also appeared in Television show 'Satyamev Jayte' and become the highest paid host in television industry in India. In 2011, he was appointed as national brand ambassador of 'UNICEF'. Government of India also honoured him with the 'Padma Shri' and 'Padma Bhushan'. His name is also placed in 'Most Influential People in the World list' in 2013. Aamir got married to 'Reena Dutta' in 1986 and the couple have two children 'Junaid' and 'Ira'. But there marriage ended after 15 years. In 2005, He again got married to 'Kiran Rao' an assistant director of Lagaan and couple have one son 'Azad Rao Khan' through surrogacy.

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Date of Birth March 14, 1965
Full Name Aamir Khan
Marital Status Married
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Place of Birth Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height 5' 6"
Birth Name Aamir Hussain Khan
Debut Yaadon Ki Baaraat (Child Artist), Holi
Claim to Fame Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
Religion Islam
Years Active 1973–1974, 1984, 1988–present
Parents Tahir Hussain, Zeenat Hussain
Most Popular On-Screen Character Ranchoddas Shamaldas Chanchad (Rancho)
Occupation Actor, Director and Producer
Other Names Mr. Perfectionist
Spouse Kiran Rao

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