Born In: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Aamir Khan is a famous Indian actor, director, producer, and TV host. Known as one of the most prominent actors of Indian cinema, Khan has won four ‘National Film Awards’ as well as nine ‘Filmfare Awards’ in his career so far. He has also earned an ‘Oscar’ nomination for the film 'Lagaan.' Khan, who is an internationally recognized actor, has been described by ‘Forbes’ magazine as "The World's Biggest Movie Star." One of the highest grossing actors of Bollywood, Khan's greatest commercial hits include '3 Idiots,' 'PK,' and 'Dangal.' Several of his films have held records for being the highest-grossing Indian films of all time. One of his films 'Dangal,' made with a budget of Rs. 70 crore, grossed more than Rs. 2000 crore. Also a philanthropist and humanitarian, Khan has participated in various social campaigns. He created and hosted the Indian talk show 'Satyamev Jayate' where he highlighted important social issues in India. The show received massive popularity and appreciation. Khan kindled controversy when he expressed his feelings about the rising intolerance in India at an event. Not only did he receive huge backlash for his comments but a lawsuit was filed against him and his wife as well. Later, he clarified that he never meant to say Indians were intolerant, and that his comments were taken out of context.
Also Known As: Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan
Spouse/Ex-: Kiran Rao (m. 2005), Reena Dutta (m. 1986–2002)
father: Tahir Hussain
mother: Zeenat Hussain
siblings: Faisal Khan, Nikhat Khan
children: Azad Rao Khan, Ira, Ira Khan, Junaid, Junaid Khan
Born Country: India
City: Mumbai, India
education: Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics
awards: Padma Shri
CNN-News18 Indian of the Year
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Aamir Khan was born Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan on March 14, 1965, in Mumbai, India, to Tahir Hussain, a film producer, and Zeenat Hussain. He is the eldest of four siblings. He is related to several renowned members of Bollywood.
He married Kiran Rao, a film producer, screenwriter, and director, in 2005. They have a son named Azad, who was born through a surrogate mother. The couple announced their separation in July 2021, however, they also stated that they will raise their son as co-parents.
Aamir Khan became a vegan in 2015, mostly due to health reasons, after being inspired Kiran Rao.
He kindled a huge controversy in 2015, after stating his views on rising intolerance in India. He received major backlash, especially from aggressive Indian nationalists, to which he responded that they were only proving his point.
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