Aamir Khan is one of the King Khans. Mr Perfectionist or Chocolate Boy, Aamir Khan has done some exceptional movies in his career.
While his personal life and remarks have got him negative media, Aamir has never bothered. He speaks what he feels and is loved by his fan. He is one of the oldest Khans and on his 51st birthday, we are sharing some unknown facts about him.
#1 During his school days, Aamir was a lawn tennis player and represented his school at state-level contests.
#2 Aamir produced his first movie when he was 16 years old.
The movie was co-produced with Aditya Bhattacharya, the son of film maker Basu Bhattacharya. Paranoia was a silent movie and was financed by Dr. Sriram Lagu.
#3 He was part of a theatre group called Avantar and worked offstage for 2 years.
He became an actor against his father’s wish.
#4 Ketan Mehta’s Holi was Aamir’s first feature film. It was documentary directed by the students of FTII.
In the movie, Lagaan’s director, Ashutosh Gowaritker, had a vital role and Aamir was credited as Aamir Hussain Khan.
#5 He has a eating disorder.
#6 He is related to Abu Kalam Azad through his grandmother’s side.
#7 He is also to former President, Dr Zakir Hussain and is second cousin to Dr Najma Heptullah.
#8 Aamir likes to stay away from parties because he does not like loud music.
#9 A whooping 30 million rupees per episode was paid to Aamir to host Satyamev Jayate.
#10 For Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak publicity, Aamir, himself, affixed movie posters behind the autorickshaws after seeking permission from the drivers.
#11 He is the first actor to start a blog.
#12 Tum Mere Ho is the only Aamir Khan film directed by his father Tahir Hussain. The film failed to perform well at the box office.
#13 He considers December as his lucky month.
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