Date of Birth: 14th March, 1965, Mumbai, India
Nickname: A K
Address: 11, Bela Vista Apartments, Palli Hills, Bandra, Bombay
Height: 5' 5" (1.65 m)
Debut Film: "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak"
Film Awards: Filmfare Best Actor Awards for "Raja
Hindustani" and "Lagaan".
Filmfare Critics Award for "Rang De Basanti"
Best Director for "Taare Zameen Par"
Amir Hussain Khan (Aamir Khan) is a highly acclaimed film actor,
producer and director. He began his career in Bollywood as child actor
in the movie "Yaadon Ki Baaraat". Eleven years later he
appeared as supporting actor in the film "Holi". Amir Khan
debuted as leading actor with "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak" and won
the Filmfare Best Male Debutant Award for his performance in the film.
After that he appeared in a number of movies but most of them were
unsuccessful at box office. However, he got success with the film "Dil".
Thereafter "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander" and 'Rangeela"
followed and both the films did well at the box office.
Aamir Khan also co-wrote the screenplay for Mahesh Bhatt's film "Hum
Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke", and also acted in the same. Amir Khan won his
first Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in the film "Raja
Hindustani". This was followed by semi hit films such as "Ishq",
"Ghulam" and "Sarfarosh". Aamir Khan won his second
Filmfare Best Actor Award for his performance in the "Academy
Nominated" movie "Lagaan". He also earned nomination for
best actor in the Filmfare Award ceremony for his acting in the film "Dil
Chahta Hai". After giving several commercially successful movies
and delivering highly acclaimed performances, he is now one of the top
and most successful leading actors of Hindi cinema. Recently, Aamir
directed "Taare Zameen Par" and won the Filmfare Best Director
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Raakh, Awwal Number, Tum Mere Ho. Dil, Deewana
Mujh Sa Nahin, Jawani Zindabad, Afsana Pyaar Ka, Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin,
Isi Ka Naam Zindagi, Daulat Ki Jung, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Parampara,
Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke, Andaz Apna Apna, Baazi, Aatank Hi Aatank,
Rangeela, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Raja Hindustani, Ishq, Sarfarosh, Earth,
Mela, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, The Rising Mangal Pandey, Rang De Basanti,
Fanaa and Taare Zameen Par.