Aamir Khan is an Indian film actor, director, and producer. Through his career in Hindi films, Khan has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema.
Aamir Khan was very interested in tennis during his school days, He Also represented his school in lawn tennis in several state level championships. Roger Federer is his favourite tennis player.
He first appeared on screen as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). His first feature film role came with the experimental film Holi (1984).
Aamir met Reena Dutta before the release of Holi in 1984. The two married in 1986, Reena is also visible in one of the shots of Aamir’s first big hit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak.
Aamir Khan pasted the poster of the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak on buses and autos as the film was being made at a small budget.
Aamir Khan was offered to play the role of ‘Sid’ in Dil Chahta Hai. However Aamir was excited by Aakash’s character and expressed his interest to play that role.
In 2011, Khan was appointed national brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote nutrition and raise awareness about child malnutrition.
He was invited to have a wax imitation of himself put on display at Madame Tussauds in London in 2007. However, Khan at that time was busy shooting Taare Zameen Par. He declined politely to avoid any distractions.
Aamir Khan starrer Ghajini became the first Indian film to net over 100 crore in 2008. This started the trend of 100 crore club.
Aamir Khan has won three more National Film Awards after that for his movies – Lagaan, Taare Zameen Par and 3 Idiots.