Happy Birthday Aamir Khan

Happy Birthday Aamir Khan

Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan turns 52 today, the actor has been known as the genius of Bollywood. From experimenting with stories to choosing unconventional roles, the talented superstar has done it all. Born on March 14, 1965, the Dangal actor has made a mark with numerous unforgettable roles in his long spanning career. On his birthday, let’s take a look at some of the lesser known facts about the ‘Dangal’ star which are bound to startle his fans:

1. Early life

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Khan was born on 14 March 1965 in Mumbai to Tahir Hussain, a film producer, and Zeenat Hussain. Several of his relatives were members of the Hindi film industry, including his late paternal uncle, the producer-director Nasir Hussain.

2. Child artist

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As a child, Khan appeared on screen in two minor roles. At the age of eight, he appeared in a highly popular song in the Nasir Hussain-directed musical film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973). The following year, he portrayed the younger version of Mahendra Sandhu’s character in his father’s production Madhosh.

3. ‘Kalam’ connection

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Not many are aware of the fact that Aamir Khan is related to the great Indian leader Abul Kalam Azad to his grandmother’s side. Yes! We told you.

4. Lawn Tennis

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Aamir Khan was extremely passionate about Lawn Tennis in his school days. The actor was actually a phenomenal tennis player. Aamir, whose favourite tennis player is Roger Federer, has represented his school in many state level championships and also won various trophies in lawn tennis.

5. Madame Tussauds

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In 2007, Aamir was approached by Madame Tussauds to have a wax statue made. However, Aamir Khan declined the offer stating that he did not have the time. Aamir also said that having a wax statue is not important to him.

6. Silent film, Paranoia

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At the age of sixteen, Khan was involved in the experimental process of making a 40-minute silent film, Paranoia, which was directed by his school friend Aditya Bhattacharya. The film was funded by the filmmaker Shriram Lagoo, an acquaintance of Bhattacharya, who provided them with a few thousand rupees.

7. Stage actor

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Khan subsequently joined a theatre group called Avantar, where he performed backstage activities for over a year. He made his stage debut with a small role in the company’s Gujarati play, Kesar Bina, at Prithvi Theatre. He went on to two of their Hindi plays, and one English play, which was titled Clearing House.

8. Bollywood Debut

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Aamir Khan was a star right from the time we saw his stellar performance in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which got him his image of the perfect lover boy. However, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak was not Aamir’s first movie as an adult in the industry. Aamir Khan had made various appearances as a child actor in movies like Yaadon Ki Baaraat, Madhosh, etc. However, his first main screen appearance was in Ketan Mehta’s 1984 experimental film, Holi. Aamir won accolades for his performance in the movie from critics. However, the movie failed to make a mark with the audience.

9. The actor has not attended any award shows

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While everybody knows that Aamir Khan is completely against Award Shows and does not attend any award shows, the actor was not always that way. Up until 1990, Aamir Khan did not have any issue with Awards. However, in 1991, Aamir Khan lost the Best Actor Award for his phenomenal performance in Dil to Sunny Deol (Ghayal). This episode made Aamir realise the state of Award shows in India, and the actor has not attended any award shows since.

10. Aamir Khan’s health issues

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In the latest episode of Koffee with Karan, Season 5, Aamir Khan spoke about various issues, mainly related to his mental health, that he has. Aamir Khan acknowledges his OCD (Obsessive–compulsive disorder), which plays a key role in making him a perfectionist. The actor also revealed his issues of anxiety that come up before any movie release. According to his wife Kiran Rao, Aamir suffers from eating disorder. He also doesn’t like bathing.

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