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Aamir khan

Name Aamir Khan
Birth Name Aamir Hussain Khan
Nick names AK, Aamir
Pet name Chocolate Boy
Date of Birth 14th March, 1965
Star sign Pisces
Religion Muslim
Nationality  Indian
Profession Actor, Director, Producer, Writer
Languages known Hindi, English
Birth place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Height 5' 6" (1.68 m)
Weight 74 Kg
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Family Father: Tahir Hussain (Film Producer)
Mother: Zeenat Hussain
Brother: Faisal Khan (Actor)
Sisters: Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan
Cousin: Mansoor Khan, Tariq (Actor)
Uncle: Nasir Hussain (Film Producer & Director)
Nephew: Imran Khan (Actor)
Spouse: Kiran Rao
Ex-Wife: Reena Dutta
Son: Junaid (from Reena Dutta), Jaan Herry Hines (from Jessica Hines)
Daughter: Ira (from Reena Dutta)
Education School :
* St Annes School, Bandra, Mumbai
* Bombay Scottish School, Mumbai

College : Narsee Monjee College, Vile Parle, Mumbai
Debut Child artist - Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973)
Film - Holi (1984)
Assistant Director - Manzil Manzil (1984)
Hero - Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)
Writer - Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)
Playback singer - Ghulam (1998)
Producer - Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
Director - Taare Zameen Par (2007)
Claim to Fame Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak
Owns Aamir Khan Productions Ltd
Early exposure to media He joined the theatre group ‘Avantar’ under director Mahendra Joshi, working backstage as well as in two plays, Kesar Bina (Gujarati) and Clearing House (English).
Oscar nominations * Lagaan
* Mangal Pandey
* Rang de basanti
Tax exemption Government of India has granted tax exemption for his movie ‘Taare Zameen Par’
Salary details * Ghajini (2008) Rs.150,000,000
* Fanaa (2006) Rs.100,000,000
* Rang De Basanti (2006) Rs. 100,000,000
* The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005) Rs. 80,000,000
* Dil Chahta Hai (2001) Rs.30,000,000
Award ceremonies Accepts National awards and avoids other award ceremonies as he feels that awards in India are rigged.
Known for * Different roles
* Outspoken ways
Part of * ‘Narmada Bachao Andolan’ and advocated for the cause of the farmers
* Struggle for justice in Bhopal
Endorsements * Coke
* Titan
* Toyota Innova
Ambassador * Tata Sky DTH
* Samsung Mobile
Big fan of Alfred Hitchcock stories
Time magazine refered him as Indian 'Sean Penn'
Close friends Rani Mukherjee and Urmila Montondkar
Turned down Madame Tussaud's offer to immortalize him in a wax statue
Hobbies Listening Old Music
Likes to Watch Movies
Favorites Hollywood actor : Daniel Day Lewis
Bollywood actor : Dilip Kumar, Om Puri, Naseer, Raghuvir Yadav
Food : Indian and Moghlai dishes
Actress : Waheeda Rehman, Geeta Bali, Madhubala, Sreedevi
Movie : Pyassa
Music : Old Hindi melodies
Color : Black
Places : Mahabaleshwar and Panchgani
Perfume : Jovan
Author : Leo Tolstoy
Awards * Best Movie award from Filmfare Awards for the Film Taare Zameen Par (2007)
* Best Director - Critics award from Filmfare Awards for the Film Taare Zameen Par (2007)
* Best Director - Critics award from Zee Cine Awards for the Film Taare Zameen Par (2007)
* Best actor - Critics award from Filmfare Awards for the Film Rang De Basanti (2006)
* Padma Bhushan award for his contribution to cinema from the Government of India (2003)
* Best actor award from Zee cine awards for the Film Lagaan (2001)
* Best actor award from Filmfare Awards for the Film Lagaan (2001)
* Actor in a Leading Role - Critics award from International Indian Film Academy Award for the Film Lagaan (2001)
* Best Popular Film, Golden Lotus Award from National Film Awards for the Film Lagaan (2001) shared with Ashutosh Gowariker (director)
* Best actor award from Zee cine awards for the Film Sarfarosh (1999)
* Best actor award from Zee cine awards for the Film Raja Hindustani (1996)
* Best actor award from Filmfare Awards for the Film Raja Hindustani (1996)
* Best Newcomer award from Filmfare Awards for the Film Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1989)
Facts * His ancestors are from Afganisthan.
* Was state tennis champion in Maharashtra.
* Served as an assistant to his uncle Nasir Hussain in films Manzil Manzil and Zabardast.
* Co-wrote the screenplay for Mahesh Bhatt's film "Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke".
* Insists on getting a finished script before committing to a film.
* Does not like to work more than one film at a time.
* Was offered Sharukh's role in the film "Darr".
* His wife Kiran Rao was the assistant to Ashutosh Gowrikar during the filming of "Lagaan".
* The bat that hit a six on the last ball of the match in the film Lagaan fetched Rs. 6 million at the auction.
Quotes "I personally feel that I should support people who are doing good work and people should also support such good work.”
Blog http://www.aamirkhan.com/blog.htm
Address 11 Bela Vista Apartements,
Bandra,
Mumbai 50
022 - 6463744, 6463930

Courtesy: Web Resources
Compiled by: PS and Gayathri

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