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Aamir Khan

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Aamir Khan Age: Born 1965

Aamir Khan Height: 5.34 Feet

Aamir Khan Net Worth: 1100 Crores

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Born on March 14, 1965, Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan is an Indian actor, director, filmmaker, and TV talk show host. Over 30 years of experience in Hindi cinema, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors in Indian cinema. He has many global fans, especially in India and China, and Newsweek has been described as the "biggest movie star" in the world. Khan has won numerous awards, including 9 Filmfare Awards, 4 National Film Awards, and AACTA Awards. He was honored by the Indian government as Padma Shri in 2003 and Padma Bhushan in 2010, and received honorary titles from the Chinese government in 2017. Over the years, he has been regularly voted one of the 500 most influential Muslims. World.

Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan was born on March 14, 1965 in Bombay to filmmakers Tahir Hussain and Zeenat Hussain. Some of his relatives were members of the Hindi film industry and include his deceased father, uncle, producer and director Nasir Hussain. In addition to the film industry, he is associated with the Indian Islamic scholar, philosopher and politician Abul Kalam Azad through his grandmother. Khan is the eldest of 4 siblings. He has a brother, actor Faisal Khan, and two sisters, Farhat and Nikhat Khan (married to Santos Hegde). His nephew Imran Khan is a modern Hindi movie star.

Khan is known for avoiding awards ceremonies and not receiving popular Indian film awards. Khan has been nominated several times, but has not attended the Indian Film Awards and said that "Indian Film Awards lack credibility. When asked about the selection process and authenticity of India's Popular Film Awards, Amir Khan said, "The truth is, there are no objections to the awards. I think we have to evaluate certain awards. There is no worthy awards ceremony other than the National Film Awards. My personal experience with the awards ceremony is that I don't trust them. I prefer to be far away.”

In addition, Khan received an honorary doctorate from Maulana Azad National Urdu University (MANUU) in recognition of her contributions to the Indian government's Padma Shri in 2003, Padma Bhushan in 2010, and the Indian film and entertainment industry. In 2011, after rejecting the offer three times since 2008, he accepted the invitation as a jury at the Berlin Film Festival. In 2012, it was on the list of Time 100 of the World's Most Influential People. In 2017, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited Khan as a member and won the "National Treasure of India" award from the Chinese government.

The Muslim Khan, together with his mother Zeenat, performed the Hajj, an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, and a compulsory religious duty of Muslims in 2013. His wife Kiran Rao is a Hindu. In March 2015, Khan said that he had quit non-vegan food and adopted a vegan lifestyle, inspired by his wife.

In addition to supporting Hussain, Khan has also worked in documentaries directed by FTII students in Pune. Director Ketan Mehta noticed Khan in the film and offered him a role in the low-budget experimental film Holi (1984). Featuring an ensemble cast of rookies, Holi was based on the play of Mahesh Elkunchwar and covered the Indian practice of rags. The New York Times said the film was "melodramatic" but "non-professional actors performed very well and lively." Khan's role was that of a rowdy college student, a "non-critical" role that CNN-IBN described as "lack of skill."

Khan made a comeback in 2005 when Ketan Mehta's Mangal Pandey: The Rising played the title role of the real-life cellist and martyr who sparked the Indian rebellion in 1857, which was screened at the Cannes Film Festival.

Khan's children also jumped into the entertainment industry. In September 2019, his daughter Ira announced via social media that she would oversee the production of the first version of Euripides' Medea, the play. Kamal Haasan's ex-wife, veteran actress Sarika and her daughter Akshara Haasan, produced the play, and Khan's sister Farhat Dutta painted a promotional poster.

Khan has won nine film awards out of 32 nominations, including Raja Hindustani (1996), Lagaan (2001), Dangal (2016)'s Best Actor Award, and Rang De Basanti (2006)'s Best Actor (Critic) Award. Lagaan, Taare Zameen Par (2007), Best Film for Dangal, Best Director for Taare Zameen Par. He has also won four National Film Awards as an actor in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) and Raakh (1989), producer of Lagaan and Madness in the Desert (2004), and director and producer of Taare Zameen Par. 

In 2014, Khan appeared as the eponymous alien in Rajkumar Hirani's comedy drama PK. In addition, Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani and Sanjay Dutt took on pivotal roles. The film was praised by critics and emerged as the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all time (the fourth time Khan has achieved this achievement). Khan's performance was unanimously praised by critics, including Tamil lead actor Vijay, impressed by Aamir's perfection and dedication, and is said to have enjoyed the film with his family on Christmas Eve. Raja Sen called the movie "Victory" and said, "Aamir Khan makes an exceptional, irresistible, silly character in PK and plays him with absolute convictions." The film has won two Filmfare Awards, and in Japan it won the best award at the 9th Tokyo Newspaper Film Awards event hosted by the Tokyo newspaper.

Afterwards, Khan joined a play group called Avantar, where he worked behind the scenes for more than a year. He made his stage debut with a small role in the company's Gujarati play Kesar Bina at the Prithvi Theater. He went to their 2nd Hindi play and 1st English play titled Clearing House. After finishing high school, Khan decided to stop studying, and instead decided to work as assistant director of Nasir Hussain in the Hindi films Manzil Manzil (1984) and Zabardast (1985).

In 2009, Khan appeared in the commercially acclaimed film 3 Idiots as Ranchodas Chanchad. 3 Idiots became the highest-grossing Bollywood movie of the time and broke a previous record set by Ghajini, starring Khan. 3 Idiots was one of the few Indian films to be successful in East Asian markets such as China and Japan, and was the highest-grossing Bollywood film in the overseas market at the time. It was expected to be the first Indian film to be officially released on YouTube in 12 weeks after its release on March 25, 2010, but it was finally officially released on YouTube in May 2012, which won six Filmfare Awards. Best Director), 10 Star Screen Awards, 8 IIFA Awards, 3 National Film Awards. Overseas, it won the grand prize at the Japanese Videoyasan Awards, and was nominated for the Best Foreign Film at the Japan Academy Awards and the Best Foreign Film at the Beijing International Film Festival in China.

Abroad, Lagaan was nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film at the 74th Annual Academy Awards in 2002. This made it one of three Oscar-nominated Indian films with Mehboob Khan's Mother India (1957) and Mira Nair's Salaam Bombay! (1988). This also makes Aamir Khan one of the few Indian filmmakers to be nominated for an Oscar. Khan later commented on the loss of Lagaan at the Oscars: "Certainly we were disappointed, but what really kept us is that the whole country is behind us." In addition to the Oscar nomination, Lagaan has been nominated for the European Film Award for Best Non-European Film and has won awards at several international film festivals including the Bergen International Film Festival, Leeds International Film Festival, Locarno International Film Festival, and NatFilm. Festival and Portland International Film Festival. Taare Zameen Par was also nominated for an Oscar in India but did not receive a nomination. Another work by Aamir Khan, Peepli Live (2010), was an Oscar-winning Indian, and Dhobi Ghat (2011) was long nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language. In 2017, Dangal won her first Asian Film Award at Australia's 7th AACTA Awards, won the Film of the Year and Best Foreign Actor at the China Douban Film Awards, and is nominated for the 68th Berlin International Film Festival.

In 2008, Cannes starred in the movie Gaziness. The film was a huge commercial success and became the highest-grossing Bollywood film that year. His performance in the film has made Khan several awards nominations for Best Actor and his 15th Filmfare Best Actor nomination.

On December 28, 2005, Khan married Kiran Rao, who was assistant director of Ashutosh Gowariker during the filming of Lagaan. On December 5, 2011, Khan and his wife announced the birth of their son Azad Rao Khan through a surrogate mother. In 2007, Khan lost a custody fight to Tahir Hussain, father of his younger brother Faisal. His father died on February 2, 2010.

Khan plays professional wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat in Dangal (2016), directed by Nitesh Tiwari. He played him for a variety of ages from 20 to 60 years old, he played the older Phogat, weighing 30 kg and weighing 98 kg, then weighted down to play the younger version. The film received positive reviews from critics and emerged as the highest-grossing Bollywood film in history, surpassing PK, and is the fifth time Khan has achieved this feat. Dangal has also achieved overseas blockbuster success in China, being the 16th highest-grossing film ever, the 8th highest-grossing foreign film, and the highest-grossing non-Hollywood foreign film. It became the 5th highest-grossing non-English film worldwide, and Khan earned the highest annual salary of $42 million for Hollywood actors. Dangal has also been watched over 350 million times on Chinese streaming platforms. Dangal has won two more Filmfare Awards (Best Film and his third Best Actor Award).

Prior to his regular acting career, Khan was an avid tennis player. Before entering his full-time acting career, he professionally played in the state-level championships in the 1980s and became a state-level tennis champion. In 2014, Amir Khan participated in a demonstration match of the International Premier Tennis League and played doubles with Grand Slam winners Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Sarnia Mirza.

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's award-winning Rang De Basanti is Khan's first work in 2006. His performance was highly praised and praised, winning the Best Actor Award and several nominations for Best Actor Award. The film continues to be one of the top-grossing films of the year and has been selected as an official entry for an Oscar in India. The film was not nominated for an Oscar, but was nominated for the BAFTA Award for Best Film Not in the English Language at the UK BAFTA Awards. In his next film Fanaa (2006), Khan co-starred with Kajol. Taking on the role of the Kashmir rebel terrorist who played the second negative role after Earth, this role gave him creative possibilities to try something else. Fanaa became one of the highest-grossing Indian films in 2006.

Khan first appeared as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). His first full-length film as an adult appeared in the experimental film Holi (1984), and began his full-time acting career as the lead role in the tragic romance Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). His performance in the film and thriller Raakh (1989) won the National Film Award for Special Mention. In the 1990s, she starred in several commercially successful films, including the romantic drama Deal (1990) and Raja Hindu Stani (1996), establishing her position as a leading actor in Hindi films, which won her first film award for Best Actor. And the thriller Sarfarosh (1999). He also played against Typing in the acclaimed Canadian-Indian co-production 1947: Earth (1998).

Despite receiving numerous awards and honors, Aamir Khan is known for not attending or refusing to attend Indian film awards. This has sparked controversy, especially at the 2017 National Film Awards, where Khan was removed from the Best Actor for his performance at Dangal. Committee member Priyadarshan explained to him that he did not want to give an award because he refused to attend the awards ceremony. Despite avoiding the Indian awards ceremony, he made an exception to the 2002 Academy Awards. His reasoning was that he saw his film Lagaan as an opportunity to reach a wider audience, but he was not very interested in the award itself.

As a child actor, Khan appeared on the screen in two secondary roles. At the age of eight, he starred in the most popular song in the film Yadon Kibarat (1973) directed by Nasir Hussein, which was the first Bollywood Masala film. The following year, he portrayed a younger version of Mahendra Sandhu's character in his father's production Madhosh. Khan used J.B. She attended Petit School and later until 8th grade. I switched to Anne's High School, Bandra, and finished 9th and 10th grades at Mahim's Bombay Scottish School. He played tennis at the state level championship and became the state level champion. He professed that he was "a lot more interested in sports than studying" He completed his 12th grade at Narsee Monjee College in Mumbai. Khan described his childhood as "difficult" because of his father's financial problems, where filmmaking mostly failed. "There will be at least 30 calls a day asking for money from creditors," he said. He was always in danger of being expelled for non-payment of tuition.

His 2007 film, Taare Zameen Par, was also produced by him and is his directorial debut. The second film by Aamir Khan Productions, the film played the role of a teacher helping Khan make friends with a dyslexic child. It has gotten a great response from critics and audiences. Khan's performance was particularly applauded by his coach, but it was well received. Khan won the 2007 Best Director and Best Film, and the National Film Award for Best Family Welfare. The film has won other awards, including the 2008 Zee Cine Awards and the 4th Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards. The film was initially acclaimed as India's official entry for Best Foreign Film at the 2009 Academy Awards.

Aamir Khan said Dr. Consider Babasaheb Ambedkar as your inspiration. “Dr. Baba Saheb Am Bedkar had no fear. He preached love and humanity. He loved people and gave them thoughts of humanity. Baba Saheb never had fear. So today I have no difficulty, trouble or fear. I remember Baba Saheb because things are bad, and that's why I was inspired by him, that's why Babasaheb is my role model,” Aamir Khan said.

Khan made his television debut with his talk show Satyamev Jayate. Shaw dealt with social issues. It started broadcasting on May 6, 2012. Aamir got Rs. It hosted Satyamev Jayate for over 30 million rupees per episode, and as of June 2012 it became the highest paid host in the Indian television industry. The second season of the show. The show was broadcast live simultaneously in 8 languages ​​at 11am on Sunday by StarPlus, Star World and national broadcaster Doordarshan, and was the first to air in India.

Khan married Reena Dutta, who played a small role in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak on April 18, 1986. I have two children, a son and daughter Ira named Junaid. Reena was briefly involved in Khan's career when working as a producer for Lagaan. In December 2002, Khan filed for divorce. Reena raised two children.

At the age of 16, Khan took part in an experimental process of creating the 40-minute silent film Paranoia, directed by school friend Aditya Bhattacharya. The film was funded by film director Shriram Lagoo, an acquaintance of Bhattacharya, which provided thousands of rupees. Khan's parents didn't want him to make a film and instead wanted him to build a “stable” career as an engineer or doctor. For that reason, the filming schedule for the paranoid was covert. In the film, he starred with actors Neena Gupta and Victor Banerjee, and at the same time supported Bhattacharya. He said his experience working with it encouraged him to pursue a career in cinema.

Holi did not have a wide audience, but Nasir Hussain and his son Mansoor joined him with Juhi Chawla as a lead star in Mansoor's directorial debut Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). The film was a story of unrequited love and parental opposition, and Khan played Raj, "The Clean and Wholesome Boy Next Door." The plot brings classic tragic romance stories to modern times such as Layla and Majnun, Heer Ranjha, Romeo and Juliet. Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak raised Khan and Chawla to stardom with great commercial success. It has won seven Filmfare Awards, including Khan's Best Male Debut trophy. The film has since gained cult status, and Bollywood Hungama has rated Indian cinema as "a film that breaks the path and sets the trend." Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak was a milestone in the history of Hindi cinema, setting the template for a Bollywood musical romance film that defined Hindi films in the 1990s.

In an interview in 2009, Khan said he tends to take an independent approach to the world of filmmaking, saying, "I'm not doing anything else, I'm trying to do it in a different way. I think everyone should follow him." It allows you to dream, try and create the ability to achieve it based on its practicality. “He also stated that he was more interested in the filmmaking process than the final result. “For me, the process is more important and enjoyable. I want to focus entirely on the process from the very beginning. "

Inside and outside the film industry, Khan is an activist, humanitarian, engaged and spoken on a variety of social causes, some of which have sparked political controversy. He produced and hosted the TV talk show Satyamev Jayate, through which he highlights India's sensitive social issues and sometimes affects the Indian Parliament. He is on the Time 100 list of the world's most influential people for his work as a social reformer that addresses issues ranging from poverty and education to abuse and discrimination. Khan married film director Kiran Rao after 15 years of marriage to his first wife, Reena Dutta. He has three children. Two are with Dutta and one with Rao through surrogate mothers.

In 1999 he founded Aamir Khan Productions, and his first film, Lagaan (2001), was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, and was awarded two Filmfare Awards (male idol and best) after winning him for Best Popular Film. . film). After four years of not appearing on the screen, Khan starred in the 2006 box-office hits Fanaa and Rang De Basanti. He made his directorial debut with Tare Jamin Pa (2007), a huge success, winning the Film Awards and Best Director Awards. Khan's greatest global success came with the thriller Ghajini (2008), comedy drama 3 Idiots (2009), action film Dhoom 3 (2013), satire PK (2014), and sports biopick Dangal (2016). It set a record as the highest-grossing Indian film, and Secret Superstar (2017) set the record as the highest-grossing Indian film starring a female protagonist. Khan won Dangal's third Best Actor award at Filmfare. His films are known for dealing with social issues in Indian society, often combining the entertainment and production value of commercial Masala films with the believable narrative and the powerful message of parallel films.

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