The 'Pk' actor was very active in sports too in his early years. He was the state tennis champions from Maharashtra.



Mr. Perfectionist's wife Kiran Rao confirmed in 'Koffee with Karan' that he is not fond of showering and hates to take a bath. In fact, he didn't take bath for few days to get into his character of a Tapori in "Ghulam".

 

 

Khan had a tough childhood as his parents had serious financial trouble due to his father’s films not doing commercially well. He entered this field against his parents' wishes.

 


He first made a silent film "Paranoia" in which he played the lead and shared screen space with Neena Gupta. He later joined theatre group Avantar and worked in Gujarati play "Kesar Bina" and an English play "Clearing House".


Aamir’s favourite Bollywood actor is Govinda and he has seen his comedy film "Sandwich" many times. Legendary Bollywood actresses Waheeda Rehman and Geeta Bali fall in his list of favourite actresses. In Hollywood, Aamir likes Leonardo DiCaprio and Daniel Day-Lewis.


He loves food. Mughlai cuisine is his favourite. Biryani badshahi and shahi rogan josh are some of his favourite dishes.

Aamir belongs to a family of freedom fighters. His great grand uncle Abul Kalam Azad, popularly known as Maulana Azad, led the Khilafat movement and was an ardent supporter of Mahatma Gandhi.

 

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