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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Aamir Khan spotted with wife Kiran Rao and daughter Ira on Wednesday (December 22) evening to catch the premiere of Star Wars at a suburban multiplex in Mumbai. He was heavily guarded with gun totting bodyguards and police keeping a keen watch. As Aamir Khan enters the hall, he interacted with th ... read more
Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao has been keeping a low profile since Aamir Khan came under radar following his remark on intolerance. But last night, she was spotted first time after the whole debate on intolerance while making her way to PVR Cinemas in Mumbai last night for a movie screening. Aditya ... read more
An FIR has been lodged today against perfectionist Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao for the actor’s remark on intolerance. The FIR was lodged by advocate Sudhir Kumar Ojha in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district. The FIR against Khan and his wife was filed at Town police station in Muzaffarpur d ... read more
Aamir Khan’s ‘Intolerance’ remark drew flak from various sections of the society and majority seek apology from the actor but Aamir Khan said that he is proud to be an Indian but stands by what he said. In a statement issued on Wednesday, Aamir said “First let me state catego ... read more
Perfectionist Aamir Khan joined the debate of today’s burning issue ‘Growing Intolerance in India’ at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards and during conversation, he revealed that wife Kiran is highly worried about the present situation of the country and she even suggested Aamir t ... read more
Academy Award winning music composer A.R. Rahman has come in support of Aamir Khan who is facing backlash for his recent statement on growing intolerance. The ‘PK’ star came under attack after he mentioned at an event on Monday, that his wife Kiran Rao feared for their child’s future and c ... read more
Aamir Khan’s wife Kiran Rao was spotted with the Bachchan family. Kiran joined Abhishek, Aishwarya, Shweta Bachchan-Nanda along with two kids Navya and Agstya, Kunal and Naina at a famous eatery in Mumbai. Shweta Nanda arriv ... read more
Aamir Khan has roped in Maxima Basu who had earlier worked with him in ‘Peepli Live’, as the costume designer for his upcoming sports film ‘Dangal’. ... read more
Bollywood actor Aamir Khan has got into legal trouble for using a part of the National Emblem of India in his popular television show ‘Satyamev Jayate’. An activist has sent a legal notice to the ‘PK’ star for using ‘Satyamev Jayate’ as the title of his show, allegedly without the permissi ... read more
Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan whose voice through the Mehra family’s pet dog Pluto introduces the audience to the characters in Zoya Akhtar’s ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ said he wanted to explore Turkey, after watching the movie. In a series of posts on micro-blogging site Twitter, the ‘PK’ actor w ... read more