The successful life and career of Aamir Khan


Hindi film industry is popularly known as Bollywood and it is based in Mumbai. It is one of the largest producers of film, not only in India but in the entire world. Aamir Khan is one of the leading actors of the industry. In fact his career graph is unique, because he is such an actor who has started his career in acting and then shifted to producing and directing films, along with acting.

Aamir Khan was named as Aamir Hussain Khan and was born on 14th March, 1965. He is one such actor who has worked in a variety of films, which includes mainstream, commercial films, as well as bilingual films. He started his acting career with the film Yaadon Ki Baraat in 1973, which was directed by his uncle Nasir Hussain. But he started to act in films professionally eleven years later and we could see him acting in the film Holi (1984). Aamir Khan gained his popularity as an actor in the film Qyamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). After his performance in this film he got offer for a number of films and his acting graph had a steady growth.

He won National Award for his performance in Raakh (1989). Some of the movies in which he acted are Love Love Love, Tum Mere Ho, Awwal Number, Dil, Jawani Zindabad and a lot more. In fact he also got the prestigious Best Actor Award in Film Fare for his acting in the film Raja Hindustani, which was released in 1996. It was in the film Ghulam (1998) where we could hear him sing a play back song. Aamir was paired opposite to Rani Mukherjee in the movie.

Apart from these mainstream films, he also acted in films like Lagaan, Rang De Basanti and Dil Chahta Hai which won critical acclamations both from domestic as well as from international audience. In fact Lagaan has been nominated for the best foreign language film category in the 74th Academy Awards. The film is also one of the best popular movies in the West. Aamir Khan’s performance in Rang De Basanti directed by Rakesh Om Prakash Mehera was also critically acclaimed and his character won the Critics award for the best performance and it was one of the films which had an official entry in the Oscar awards ceremony.

After his performances in various films we could see him making his directorial debut in the film Taare Zameen Paar, which was produced by him in the year 2007. In fact this film was the second one from his production house, where he plays the character of a compassionate teacher to a child who is suffering from dyslexia. He also produced various other films that of Lagaan, Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, and Peepli Live along with Dhobi Ghat which is being directed by his spouse Kiran Rao.

Aamir Khan is one of the versatile actors in the Bollywood film industry who has tried his hands in everything; right from acting, direction, story writing to production of films and has many awards in his kiity. The tales of perfectionism of the actor has become the part of Bollywood folk lore.