Mr. perfectionist, Aamir Khan started his career as an assistant to uncle Nasir Hussain on films like 'Manzil Manzil' and 'Zabardast'. He got a break as an actor in his Cousin Mansoor Khan's 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak', which was a runaway success.
Aamir did not have to strive for an opportunity to be a hero in films, at the same time he was humble enough to boost his prospects with talent and a lot of hard work. He picks his roles with utmost care and gives his full to these chosen roles. Critical of every single frame of his films, Aamir is infamous for his attention to detail. he usually does 1 or 2 films a year and make them super hits.
He has given hits like Dil, Dil Hai Ke Maanta Nahin, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, Rangeela, Raja Hindustaani, Ghulam, Sarfarosh, Dil Chahta hai, Lagaan and critically acclaimed ones like Raakh, Earth-1947. Aamir displayed a natural flair for comedy with 'Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke', 'Andaz Apna Apna' and Ishq.
One film at a time, one shift a day, he decided for creative integrity. He is the highest paid star in hindi cinema. The flip side is that he won't reduce his price for anyone. Despite his bulging pay packet and superstar status the tag we put on him is Actor.
He was married to Reena Dutt and having two children son Junaid and daughter Aira. But in 2002 he was legally separated with his wife.
amir Khan, is known as AK everywhere, although his first movie was Holi, but his debut film as a Hero Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak turned out to be a blockbuster of 1988 and set a new trend in cinema. In 1996, he has got the Best Actor award for his outstanding performance in Raja Hindustani which was a smash hit at the box office and he has placed himself among the top heroes of the Bollywood. Sarfarosh and Dil Chahat Hai were again the blockbuster films. He has got the best actor award for Dil Chahata Hai. This movie created a new trend of hairstyle and beard for youngster. He set trends with every film, including his last film Lagaan His next release will be The Rising in which his character name is Mangal Pandey.