Top blockbusters of Bollywood like PK, Three Idiots and Ghazini starred Aamir Khan. This actor seems to be introvert considering the fact that he hardly attends any award ceremony. Yet he is considered the best actor of the film industry by many (even surpassing Shah Rukh Khan). With that said, here we a present a few interesting facts you probably didn’t know about Aamir Khan.
His full official name is quite lengthy
We can bet 99.9% of the people don’t know his full name. Its Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan. He is an Indian film actor, producer, director and television talk show host. He received the Padma Bhushan award in 2010.
Qayamet se qayamet tak was his first blockbuster
This film was released in 1988 and it was a huge success in Aamir Khan’s film career. You may not know that this film is based on tragic romance, which means Aamir Khan died as the lead male role with his lover which was played by Juhi Chawla in the end of the cinema. Now this film had even a Bengali remake which starred the late famous and popular Bangladeshi actor Salman Shah.
Lagaan was Amir’s first produced film
You’re most probably aware that Shah Rukh Khan has a film productions company which goes by the name ‘Red Chillies Entertainment’. But did you know that Aamir Khan has a productions company too? Well, it’s called ‘Aamir Khan Productions’. Now his first produced film Lagaan (2001) was nominated for the ‘Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film’. It also earned him a ‘National Film Award for Best Popular Film’.
His films which held the record for being the ‘highest grossing Indian film’
If you’re a fan of Bollywood, then you most probably have watched films Ghazini (2008), 3 Idiots (2009), Dhoom 3 (2013), PK (2014), Dangal (2016). Each of these films has held the record for being the highest grossing Indian film.
Aamir Khan also won the award for best director
Khan’s 2007 film Taare Zameen Par won him the Filmfare award for best director. This film was based on an autistic child and his school teacher whose role was played by Aamir Khan. He wanted to stress through this film that even handicapped children can shine in life and be good citizens.