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 hosted a grand bash to celebrate the phenomenal success of his film ‘Dangal’, along with the film’s team, including director Nitesh Tiwari and the entire cast of Sakshi Tanwar, Zaira Wasim, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Sanya Malhotra. The success party held on Saturday night (Feb 4) a ... read more
Kiran Rao and Kareena Kapoor are the best of buddies. Though they do not party often, they hold very strong esteem for each other. Kiran Rao says she is eagerly looking forward to Kareena Kapoor Khan’s ramp walk at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2017.At the Lakme Fashion We ... read more
Aamir Khan and his filmmaker wife Kiran are holidaying in Panchgani along with family and close friends. The couple celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary on December 28 at their farmhouse, where they had got married. Aamir’s son Junaid from his first wife Reena Dutta, and his ‘Lagaan’ co-star ... read more
Aamir Khan has made his wife Kiran Rao to sing a Marathi song for the next season of his TV show, ‘Satyamev Jayate’. The ‘Dangal’ actor feels his wife sings really well and her singing talent should expose to the outer world. Kiran was hesitant to sing at first but Aamir was adamant that she shou ... read more
Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao’s relative lodged a complaint at the Khar police station late last week after jewellery worth Rs 80-lakh got missing from the star’s residence. Last week, Kiran discovered that a ring and an expensive diamond necklace worth Rs 80 lakh was missing from ... read more
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Kareena Kapoor Khan is giving maternity fashion goals to the mommies-to-be. She soars the temperature as she graced the red carpet of the 18th Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival 2016 in black outfit. On the red carpet, she hugged Kiran Rao and posed picture with her. Joining the two ladies was ... read more
Aamir Khan headed to beautiful Meghalaya with his wife Kiran Rao and son Azad and celebrated Kiran’s birthday in the exotic locations of Meghalaya. The ‘Dangal’ actor took ... read more
Days after hosting a Diwali party, Aamir Khan has taken off to the hills of Arunachal Pradesh to ring in wife Kiran Rao’s 43rd birthday on November 7. They will also be attending the three-day the Mechuka Adventure Festival to be held from Nov 7-9. Aamir and Kiran, along with their 4-year- ... read more