He’s known as ‘The Perfectionist’ of Indian Cinema. Amir Hussain Khan was born on 14 March 1965. He is one of the best actors in Bollywood. Amir is an entertainer, film producer and director.
Amir Khan started his movie career as a child artist in his Uncle Nasir Hussain’s movie Yaadon Ki Baaraat at the tender age of eight. He then returned to movies with the unsuccessful film Holi in 1984. It was the Romeo and Juliet inspired movie by his cousin Mansoor Khan, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak with Juhi Chawala that gave him his first hit.
Hailing from Mumbai, he became the state tennis champion of Maharashtra. At twenty one he fell in love with the girl next door, Reena, eloped there were oppositions from both families because she was Hindu and he a Muslim. He ended his fifteen year marriage to Reena in 2002 leaving her with the custody of their two children Junaid and Ira. He then married Kiran Rao, a director and producer, in 2005.
Amir Khan has had a series of superb performance packed hits throughout his career. He’s has hit movies such as Dil, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Rangeela, Andaz Apna Apna, Raja Hindustani, Ghulam, Ishq, Sarfarosh, Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Mangal Pandey, Rang De Basanti, Fanaa, Taare Zameen Par, Ghajini and 3 Idiots.
Amir has never been friendly with the media and has had a love hate relationship with them. The reclusively talented Khan defined the conventional hero typecast and experimented with his movies. He has always been very particular about the films he’s taken over the years focusing more on the role and quality of the movie. Amir Khan is looked upon as one of the finest actors Bollywood has to offer.