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Aamir Khan is one of the best actors in Bollywood.

Aamir Khan is recognized worldwide for his performance and his smart choice of films. His parents never wanted him to continue his career in the film industry and wanted him to be an engineer, but he was so determined with his acting career that he achieved what he is known for throughout the world.

Aamir Khan is known to be a perfectionist in everything he does. The same goes for his car collection. He owns a Mercedes-Benz S600, Toyota Fortuner, BMW 6 Series GT, Bentley Continental Flying Spur, and a Rolls-Royce Ghost. Aamir Khan and Salman Khan were last seen together in the movie 'Andaz Apna Apna'. Aamir Khan was very punctual with his work, and Salman Khan was known to arrive late to the film set, which annoyed Aamir Khan, and he decided not to work with Salman Khan again in any of his future movies. Aamir Khan is also known to have worked with his brother, Faisal Khan, in the movie 'Mela' in 2000. 

The film 'Lagaan' was also nominated for an Oscar. He is known for his sincerity in his work, along with being punctual. He is also an activist who uses social work for the well-being of people. The Paani Foundation is a non-profit organization that works in areas suffering from drought and works with the government of Maharashtra. This foundation was created along with his second ex-wife, Kiran Rao. Aamir Khan was influenced by Babasaheb Ambedkar, who is known as the father of the Indian Constitution. Aamir Khan is 56 years old, and his 2014 movie, 'PK', was also a blockbuster. Aamir Khan weighs around 156.5 lb (71 kg).

If you enjoy reading this article about Mr. Perfectionist, Aamir Khan, and his life in the film industry, then do read some other interesting and surprising fun facts about India and ancient Indian facts.

What is Aamir Khan known for?

Aamir Khan's original name is Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan. He was born into a family that was in the Bollywood film industry.

Aamir Khan was born in Mumbai on March 14, 1965. His father, Tahir Hussain, was a well-known Bollywood producer. His uncle, Nasir Hussain, was a renounced director and producer of the 70s. His cousin, Mansoor Khan, was also a director. His mother's name was Zeenat Hussain. He belonged to such good family background and started his career in his early life at eight. In 1973, he starred in a film named 'Yaadon ki Baaraat', which was Nasir Hussain's film.

Nowadays, Aamir Khan is known in Indian cinema as a film producer, director, and actor. His first wife, Reena Dutta, helped Aamir Khan with his box office success. According to his second wife, Kiran Rao, Mr. Perfectionist does not like to take showers. He never attends award ceremonies and Filmfare Awards because he thinks the Indian Filmfare Awards lack credibility.

Interesting Facts About Aamir Khan

The secret superstar, Aamir Khan, is known for his films like 'Lagaan', 'Rang De Basanti', 'Raangela', 'Tum Mere Ho', '3 Idiots', and many more.

His talk show 'Satyamev Jayate' gained media and spectators attention due to the social issues raised by the talk show. 'Satyamev Jayate' also marked the television debut of the actor. His movie, 'Thugs of Hindostan', received negative reviews and critical acclaim. With his first wife, Reena Dutta, he had two children, Ira Khan and Junaid Khan, while with his second wife, Kiran Rao, he had one son, Azad Rao Khan.

In 1984, the movie 'Holi' gave him a brief role along with other cast members like Ashutosh Gowariker, Deepti Naval, and many others. In 2011, he was appointed as a national brand ambassador by UNICEF to promote child nutrition. He has three siblings: a brother, Faisal Khan, and two sisters, Farhat Khan and Nikhat Khan. The movie '3 Idiots', directed by Rajkumar Hirani and with Aamir himself in the lead role, was one of his best movies. The movie also received positive reviews from the audience and was much liked by the younger generation.

'Yaadon ki Baaraat' created a platform for Aamir Khan, who went on to be named best actor in years to come.

Facts Behind Aamir Khan's Dangal

Aamir Khan played two roles in the movie 'Dangal'; Mahavir Singh, 55 years old, and a young boy, also 25 years old. This made perfect for the role he was assigned in the movie.

'Dangal' was a blockbuster and earned much more than its budget. 'Dangal' was produced by Kiran Rao, Aamir Khan, and Siddharth Roy Kapur, while Nitesh Tiwari was the director of the movie. Worldwide, the movie made $311 million, with the maximum earning being from the Chinese market at $206 million.

Aamir Khan, in the movie 'Dangal', earned 27 million from the movie. The movie won a total of 23 awards, be they national or international, including the individual cast awards for the movie. IMDB rated the movie eight-point-one out of 10, while Rotten Tomatoes gave it 88%. 'Dangal' means 'wrestling', and the movie plot was based on Indian wrestlers from a small village who wanted to win a gold medal for their country.

Fantastic Facts About Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan was divorced from his ex-wife, Reena Dutta, in the year 2002. After that, Aamir Khan took a four-year break from the film industry. 

He has received many other awards, including Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and the Government of China's 'National Treasure of India'. Aamir Khan has also been nominated several times for the Filmfare Award. The movie 'Ghajini' was a commercial success and was inspired by the film 'Memento' by Christopher Nolan. 

The actor, Aamir Khan, met his second wife, Kiran Rao, on the set of the film 'Lagaan', where she was the assistant director of the film. The 'Lagaan' movie was internationally recognized and won numerous awards. The film won National Film Awards and Filmfare Awards. The same movie was the actor's first directorial debut.

The movie 'Dangal' also made Aamir Khan win a Filmfare Award. Aamir Khan is 5.3 ft (1.6 m) tall. The movie 'Dangal' was a blockbuster and earned more than its budget. The best actor, Aamir Khan, in the Dangal movie, earned 27 million from the movie itself. His ex-wife is known to have played a major role in making his career successful.

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