Kiran Rao, is originally from Hungerford Street, Kolkata. She was born on November 9th, in 1974. She did her schooling from Loreto House and then La Martiniere for Girls, Kolkata. She is very fluent in Bengali.

Kiran Rao started off as an assistant director in Gowariker’s Lagaan. The movie was nominated in the Best Foreign Film category in the 74th Academy Awards. Incidentally, she met hubby Aamir Khan on the sets of Lagaan. She was also an assistant director on Swades- We the People (2004), Saathiya (2002) and Mira Nair’s Monsoon Wedding.

Kiran and Aamir tied the knot in 2005, December 28th in a civil ceremony in Bandra. Later they had a reception in Panchgani, which is where she met Aamir Khan and they fell in love. More than 200 people, including Rani Mukerji, Sachin Tendulkar, Deepa and Ketan Mehta, Tanvi and Baba Azmi attended the ceremony. Aamir’s children Junaid and Ira, from his first spouse Rina Dutta, were also present.

Kiran turned associate producer with Aamir’s home production Taare Zameen Par in 2007. She has gone on to produce Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na and Peepli Live. She even handled the promotional events for Peepli Live.

Kiran Rao turned director with Dhobi Ghat. The movie stars Monica Dogra, Prateik Babbar and Aamir Khan himself. The movie premiered at the 35th Toronto International Film Festival, worldwide. The movie won great reviews but failed to woo the masses.

Kiran Rao is a big fan of alternative cinema and world movies. Her favourites include Japanese director Akira Kurosawa.

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Pic: Aamir, Kiran Rao and son Azad enjoy last day in Rome

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Aamir Khan vacationing with Kiran Rao, son Azad in Italy

Superstar Aamir Khan, who is currently shooting for his next venture ‘Thugs of Hindostan’ took break from the film’s shoot to fly to Italy to spend some quality time with his wife Kiran Rao and son Azad Rao. The ‘Dangal’ star flew off to Italy with his wife and son after wrapping up Malta soot of ... read more

Aamir Khan, Kiran, Kajol arrive to pay tribute to Reema Lagoo

Aamir Khan, who shared screen space with Reema Lagoo in ‘Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak’ and ‘Rangeela’  rushed to Reema Lagoo’s residence on hearing the sad news of her departure with wife Kiran Rao. Kajol also arrived to pay her last respected to the departed soul. She worked with Reema Lagoo ... read more

Aamir Khan dines with wife Kiran and ‘Dangal’ girls

Aamir Khan was spotted along with wife Kiran Rao and his 'Dangal' co-stars Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra at a popular restaurant in Bandra, Mumbai. During the shooting of ‘Dangal’, Aamir Khan came closer to both of them and he continues to keep good relationship with his ‘Dan ... read more