Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is an Indian actor, director, producer, filmmaker and television talk-show host who has established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema. Starting his career as a child actor in his uncle Nasir Hussain's film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973), Khan began his professional career eleven years later with Holi (1984) and had his first commercial success with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988). He received his first National Film Award (Special Jury Award) for his role in the film Raakh (1989). After seven previous nominations during the 1980s and 1990s, Khan received his first Filmfare Award for Best Actor for his performance in the major grosser Raja Hindustani (1996)  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 (2005), and later won a Critics Award for Best Performance for his role in Rang De Basanti (2006). The following year, he made his directorial debut with Taare Zameen Par, for which he received a Filmfare Award for Best Director. This was followed by Ghajini (2008), which became the highest grossing film of that year, and 3 Idiots (2009), which became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all-time, unadjusted for inflation. The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri in ...

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Dhoom 3 (2013)

Sleep-throughSuspensefulMindlessAction-packed

To avenge his father's death, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics turns thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago. Two cops from Mumbai are assigned to the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vijay Krishna Acharya
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Katrina Kaif  •  Abhishek Bachchan  •  Uday Chopra

To avenge his father's death, a circus entertainer trained in magic and acrobatics turns thief to take down a corrupt bank in Chicago. Two cops from Mumbai are assigned to the case.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vijay Krishna Acharya
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Katrina Kaif  •  Abhishek Bachchan  •  Uday Chopra

Like Stars on Earth (2007)

Thought provokingUpliftingBrilliantRomantic

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aamir Khan
CAST:  Darsheel Safary  •  Aamir Khan  •  Tisca Chopra  •  Vipin Sharma

Ishaan Awasthi is an eight-year-old whose world is filled with wonders that no one else seems to appreciate. Colours, fish, dogs, and kites don't seem important to the adults, who are much more interested in things like homework, marks, and neatness. Ishaan cannot ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aamir Khan
CAST:  Darsheel Safary  •  Aamir Khan  •  Tisca Chopra  •  Vipin Sharma

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhan Akhtar
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Saif Ali Khan  •  Akshaye Khanna  •  Preity Zinta

Three inseparable childhood friends are just out of college. Nothing comes between them - until they each fall in love, and their wildly different approaches to relationships creates tension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Farhan Akhtar
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Saif Ali Khan  •  Akshaye Khanna  •  Preity Zinta

3 Idiots (2009)

Thought provokingBrilliantEmotionalEnjoyable

Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like "Rancho." From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down—along with the lives of his two newfound best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Hirani
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  R. Madhavan  •  Sharman Joshi

Rascal. Joker. Dreamer. Genius... You've never met a college student quite like "Rancho." From the moment he arrives at India's most prestigious university, Rancho's outlandish schemes turn the campus upside down—along with the lives of his two newfound best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Hirani
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Kareena Kapoor Khan  •  R. Madhavan  •  Sharman Joshi

Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

EpicFunnyRomanticMindless

Two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress inadvertently become her protectors from an evil criminal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Santoshi
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Salman Khan  •  Raveena Tandon  •  Karisma Kapoor

Two slackers competing for the affections of an heiress inadvertently become her protectors from an evil criminal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rajkumar Santoshi
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Salman Khan  •  Raveena Tandon  •  Karisma Kapoor

Earth (1998)

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Nandita Das  •  Maia Sethna  •  Rahul Khanna

It's 1947 and the borderlines between India and Pakistan are being drawn. A young girl bears witnesses to tragedy as her ayah is caught between the love of two men and the rising tide of political and religious violence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Deepa Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Nandita Das  •  Maia Sethna  •  Rahul Khanna

Fanaa (2006)

Emotional

Zooni Ali Beg is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan, a casanova and tour guide who flirts with her. Although her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunal Kohli
CAST:  Kajol  •  Shiney Ahuja  •  Kirron Kher  •  Lillete Dubey

Zooni Ali Beg is a blind Kashmiri girl who travels without her parents for the first time with a dance troupe to Delhi to perform in a ceremony for independence day. On her journey, she meets Rehan Khan, a casanova and tour guide who flirts with her. Although her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kunal Kohli
CAST:  Kajol  •  Shiney Ahuja  •  Kirron Kher  •  Lillete Dubey

Ghulam (1998)

Sidharth (Aamir Khan), is a Mumbai 'Tapori' and a boxing champion. His elder brother, Jai (Rajat Kapoor) works with Raunak Singh (Sharad Saxena), who now rules their "Basti" through terrorising its people and collecting 'Hafta' from local merchants. Sidharth ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vikram Bhatt
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Rajit Kapoor  •  Deepak Tijori

Sidharth (Aamir Khan), is a Mumbai 'Tapori' and a boxing champion. His elder brother, Jai (Rajat Kapoor) works with Raunak Singh (Sharad Saxena), who now rules their "Basti" through terrorising its people and collecting 'Hafta' from local merchants. Sidharth ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vikram Bhatt
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Rajit Kapoor  •  Deepak Tijori

Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993)

Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as governess. Vaijayanti is a runaway from home as she does not want to marry the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mahesh Bhatt
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Master Sharokh  •  Kunal Khemu

Rahul Malhotra (Aamir Khan) is the manager of the heavily in debt family business. He is also the guardian of his dead sister's mischievous kids. Rahul hires Vaijayanti (Juhi Chawla) as governess. Vaijayanti is a runaway from home as she does not want to marry the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mahesh Bhatt
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Master Sharokh  •  Kunal Khemu

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992)

Ramlal Sharma lives a poor life-style with two sons Ratanlal Sharma and Sanjaylal Sharma. Both sons attend Model School for the poorer folks. Rantanlal excels at everything he does including his studies and outdoor activities while Sanjaylal is a no good slacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mansoor Khan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Ayesha Jhulka  •  Pooja Bedi  •  Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Ramlal Sharma lives a poor life-style with two sons Ratanlal Sharma and Sanjaylal Sharma. Both sons attend Model School for the poorer folks. Rantanlal excels at everything he does including his studies and outdoor activities while Sanjaylal is a no good slacker ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mansoor Khan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Ayesha Jhulka  •  Pooja Bedi  •  Kulbhushan Kharbanda

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)

DramaticEmotionalEnjoyableMusical

In 1890s India, an arrogant British commander challenges the harshly taxed residents of Champaner to a high-stakes cricket match.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ashutosh Gowariker
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Gracy Singh  •  Rachel Shelley  •  Paul Blackthorne

In 1890s India, an arrogant British commander challenges the harshly taxed residents of Champaner to a high-stakes cricket match.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ashutosh Gowariker
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Gracy Singh  •  Rachel Shelley  •  Paul Blackthorne

Mangal Pandey - The Rising (2005)

The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ketan Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Toby Stephens  •  Om Puri  •  Kirron Kher

The film begins in 1857, when India was ruled by the British East India Company. Mangal Pandey is a sepoy, a soldier of Indian origin, in the army of the East India Company. Pandey is fighting in the Anglo-Afghan Wars and saves the life of his British commanding ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ketan Mehta
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Toby Stephens  •  Om Puri  •  Kirron Kher

Mann (1999)

A young woman falls in love with a handsome playboy, while aboard a Singapore to India cruise. They make plans to meet again, but fate may have other plans...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Indra Kumar
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Manisha Koirala  •  Sharmila Tagore  •  Anil Kapoor

A young woman falls in love with a handsome playboy, while aboard a Singapore to India cruise. They make plans to meet again, but fate may have other plans...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Indra Kumar
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Manisha Koirala  •  Sharmila Tagore  •  Anil Kapoor

Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988)

Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when their children, Raj and Rashmi fall deeply in love. They openly declare their hatred for one another and will do anything in their power, even kill - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mansoor Khan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Dalip Tahil  •  Ravindra Kapoor

Both Dhanraj Singh and Randhir Singh are two bitter and old time enemies. They faced a disastrous situation when their children, Raj and Rashmi fall deeply in love. They openly declare their hatred for one another and will do anything in their power, even kill - ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mansoor Khan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Dalip Tahil  •  Ravindra Kapoor

Raja Hindustani (1996)

This is a story of a handsome young taxi driver, Raja, who falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, Aarti. Despite her family's disapproval Aarti marries Raja and goes to live with him in his village. Aarti's stepmother, uncle and cousin weave a web of deception ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dharmesh Darshan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Karisma Kapoor  •  Johnny Lever  •  Suresh Oberoi

This is a story of a handsome young taxi driver, Raja, who falls in love with a beautiful rich girl, Aarti. Despite her family's disapproval Aarti marries Raja and goes to live with him in his village. Aarti's stepmother, uncle and cousin weave a web of deception ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dharmesh Darshan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Karisma Kapoor  •  Johnny Lever  •  Suresh Oberoi

Rang De Basanti (2006)

PowerfulDramaticEmotional

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule. Although the group is largely apolitical, the tragic death of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Soha Ali Khan  •  Alice Patten  •  Sharman Joshi

After a group of friends graduate from Delhi University, they listlessly haunt their old campus, until a British filmmaker casts them in a film she's making about freedom fighters under British rule. Although the group is largely apolitical, the tragic death of a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Soha Ali Khan  •  Alice Patten  •  Sharman Joshi

Sarfarosh (1999)

When terrorists kill a cop's brother and disable his father, he fights back against the smuggling of guns and drugs which plagues his country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mathew Matthan
CAST:  Naseeruddin Shah  •  Aamir Khan  •  Sonali Bendre  •  Mukesh Rishi

When terrorists kill a cop's brother and disable his father, he fights back against the smuggling of guns and drugs which plagues his country.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Mathew Matthan
CAST:  Naseeruddin Shah  •  Aamir Khan  •  Sonali Bendre  •  Mukesh Rishi

Akele Hum Akele Tum (1995)

Rohit and wealthy Kiran Dayal meet each other and fall in love. They intend to marry, but Kiran's parents will not permit her to marry beneath her class. Kiran is adamant, and the marriage goes through without the blessings of the Dayals. They live in harmony for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mansoor Khan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Manisha Koirala  •  Tanvi Azmi  •  Rohini Hattangadi

Rohit and wealthy Kiran Dayal meet each other and fall in love. They intend to marry, but Kiran's parents will not permit her to marry beneath her class. Kiran is adamant, and the marriage goes through without the blessings of the Dayals. They live in harmony for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mansoor Khan
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Manisha Koirala  •  Tanvi Azmi  •  Rohini Hattangadi

Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991)

Runaway heiress in search of her beloved falls in love with another man on the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mahesh Bhatt
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Pooja Bhatt  •  Anupam Kher  •  Sameer Chitre

Runaway heiress in search of her beloved falls in love with another man on the way.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mahesh Bhatt
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Pooja Bhatt  •  Anupam Kher  •  Sameer Chitre

Ishq (1997)

Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja while Ranjit Rai's son Ajay romances a poor girl Kajal . When Harbans and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Indra Kumar
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Ajay Devgn  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Kajol

Harbans Rai and Ranjit Rai are two wealthy businessmen who absolutely *loathe* poverty and poor people . As fate would have it , Harbans Rai's daughter Madhu falls for a poor mechanic Raja while Ranjit Rai's son Ajay romances a poor girl Kajal . When Harbans and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Indra Kumar
CAST:  Aamir Khan  •  Ajay Devgn  •  Juhi Chawla  •  Kajol
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