Following the famous tagline of his film 3-idiot, ‘chase excellence and success will follow’, Aamir has proved that he is a bankable star of tinsel town. Not only in reel life but also in real life Aamir has proved himself as Mr Perfectionist. Be it a role of a husband or a father he plays all with great aplomb.

Khan began his filmy career at the age of eight as a child actor in Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973) and Madhosh (1974). Eleven years later, he made his adult acting debut in a role that went quite unnoticed in Ketan Mehta’s Holi (1984).

Aamir’s first notable leading role came in 1988 in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which was a breakthrough commercial success, effectively launching Khan’s career as a leading actor.

Having the typical ‘chocolate hero’ looks, he was publicized as a teen idol. He also starred in critically acclaimed film Raakh, for which Khan got his first National Award for Special Jury Award.

Khan received his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the major grosser Raja Hindustani and later earned his second Best Actor award for his performance in the Academy Award-nominated Lagaan, which also marked the debut of his own production company.

Following a four-year break from acting, Khan made his comeback playing the title role in the historical Mangal Pandey: The Rising, and later won a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor for his role in Rang De Basanti.

Aamir made his directorial debut with Taare Zameen Par, for which he received Filmfare Award for Best Director.

This was followed by Ghajini, which became the highest grossing film of that year, and 3 Idiots, which became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all-time, unadjusted for inflation. And his 2013 release Dhoom 3 has collected more than Rs 530 crore at the box office, making it the first Indian film to gross over Rs 500 crore worldwide.

Besides having a successful Bollywood journey, Aamir has also tried his hands in small screen.

Actor made a debut with ‘Satyamev Jayate’, a chat show based on social issues, which garnered a lot of accolades from viewers.


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