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Aamir Khan was born on March 14, 1965 at Holy Family Hospital in Bandra, Mumbai in India in a conservative Muslim family that has been part of the Indian film industry for a long time.
Aamir for the first time on screen as a child artist in producing his uncle Nasir Hussain Baaraat Yaadon Ki (1973), was not a real party, just a blink and miss appearance in the title song from the movie.
He appeared again as a child artist in the film Madhoshi (1974). Much later appeared on the art film Holi (1984), along with his friend and later his director Ashutosh Gowariker, the film also stars Naseeruddin Shah. He then moved to become the tennis champion of the state of Maharashtra. At some point before his debut film Aamir fell in love with a girl from his neighborhood Reena.
Since she belonged to a Hindu family, devout Muslim family, they faced opposition and therefore secretly married after he was revealed to the world after his film debut as lead Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (QSQT) protagonist was released in 1988, the film was a success and managed to flee the instant fame (the movie is considered a classic Hindi film) and not only that the movie succeeded in changing the course away from the violent action films centered family-oriented musical drama romantic film in Hindi, the shining example of that MPK (1989), HAHK (1994) and DDLJ (1995).
In his second film Raakh (a short film, art) which made a full role opposite the young lover of his first film, great performance in this film he bagged the National Film Award Special Jury Award. Then signed some films not so good, which failed at the box office.
In 1990 gave the highest gross of the year in the form of Dil and since then has not looked back taking several commercial and critical successes, their superlative performances include films like Dil (1990), Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991), Daulat Ki Jung (1992), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993), Parampara (1993), Andaz Apna Apna (1994), Baazi (1995), Rangeela (1995), Akele Hum Akele Tum ( 1995), Raja Hindustani (1996), Ishq (1997), Tierra (1998), Ghulam (1998), Sarfarosh (1999), Dil Chahta Hai (2001), Lagaan (2001), Mangal Panday (2005), Fanaa (2006 ) and Rang De Basanti (2006).
In 2007 he turned director with Taare Zameen Par movie, which not only brought him immense critical praise, but it was a blockbuster. Many of his films are considered cult classics as QSQT, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander and Andaz Apna Apna. He divorced his first wife in December 2001 and married Kiran Rao in December 2005.
In 2008 his first action film Ghajini all trade became the highest grossing film of its time in Indian cinema and the highest inflation in the fourth set, raising a total of Rs.226 at the box office worldwide and first film to cross 100 million rupees in the Indian domestic box office, making a total of Rs.115 crores.
This record did not last long, but when the next version 3 Idiots came to break not only the highest record gross, but many more. Not only did the open day, first weekend and the first album the week, but then continued to break record many weekends and weeks, making records many circuits on the road.
A total of Rs.202 crore national and Rs. Rs 400 million in worldwide box becoming the most rude abroad to date, an amazing feat, since no other film has come even close to Rs 100 crore at the domestic box office to date, except Ghajini his own last year.
Aamir is said to be the actor who started the trend of actors working on a film at a time when the others worked in four or five at a time. It is also known to flee the popular film awards business magazine Filmfare, stars, etc on the screen as it has no confidence in its credibility and transparency.
He was recently awarded the third highest civilian honor Padam Bhushan by the Government of India.
Aamir Khan, a method actor, his range of characterizations is unprecedented and therefore diversity and its ability to portray different characters believable on the screen, now is considered not only one of the biggest superstars, but also a the best actors of India Cinema.
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao talk to NDTV about their new film, and about whether working together was tougher than they expected.