Aamir Khan Biography



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Full name: Aamir Hussain Khan

Date of Birth: 14 March 1965


Birth place: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Occupation: Film actor, Producer, Director and Writer

Spouse: Reena Dutta – Divorced (1986–2002) 2 children
Kiran Rao (2005–present) 1 child


First screen appearance: At the age of 8, as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain’s film “Yaadon Ki Baaraat” in 1973.

First Leading role: Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1988 which was directed by his cousin Mansoor Khan.

Debut as producer: Lagaan in 2001, which received a nomination for Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Academy Awards.

Debut as director: Taare Zameen Par in 2007 for which he received the Filmfare Award for Best Director.

Aamir in TV: Satyamev Jayate was debuted in English as well and later it was debuted across all major Indian languages on 6th May 2012. This show had received applauds for its discussions on various social issues that brought forward to public. Aamir is being paid Rs. 3 crore rupees per episode which makes him the highest paid host in Indian television industry ever. This show received the highest TRP.

Aamir Khan said that I alone could not change the society and this show Satyamev Jayate is not an attempt to reform the political class. Rather, it is an attempt to provoke people to look inward and question themselves on their contribution to the society. Speaking on a radio he said that due to overwhelming response he may come up with a second season of the show