But he does need to improve in emotional scenes. [13][14] Studying direction, writing and cinematography, Khan was inspired by writer Roald Dahl. [281] Several, on the other hand, criticised Khan's remark about intolerance, including Shatrughan Sinha,[282] Anupam Kher,[283] Raveena Tandon[280] and Vivek Oberoi. Vikram Makandar was born on May 31, 1947 in Hubli, Karnataka, India as Moin Uddin Shah. Rehman (23 June 1921 – 5 November 1984) was an Indian film actor whose career spanned from the late 1940s through to the late 1970s. [258] Khan remarked that his wife Kiran, fearing for her family, suggested to "move out of India", to his surprise. 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The film was conceived of and developed by the husband and wife team of Amole Gupte and Deepa Bhatia. He loved people and gave them a thought of humanity. [85] Khan has refused to promote alcohol and tobacco products,[86] condemning such products instead, by saying that he only represents brands he can relate to. He made his stage debut with a small role in the company's Gujarati play, Kesar Bina, at Prithvi Theatre. Sort by: View: 75 names 1. [10], Despite having won numerous awards and honors, Aamir Khan is known for refusing to attend, or accept awards from, Indian film award ceremonies. [87] Fanaa became one of the highest-grossing Indian films of 2006. "Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar was fearless. [268][269] As a result, the Khan family was given additional police protection. The film was screened at the Cannes Film Festival. But we have to understand that we all have a certain responsibility. [113][123], People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, Apsara Film & Television Producers Guild Awards, "Why can't Alia Bhatt and Imran Khan vote? [171] He also co-wrote the blockbuster film Ghajini (2008), which he starred in; Khan made alterations to the original 2005 Tamil film and rewrote the climax. The term Bollywood combines Bombay (where most Hindi movies are made) and Hollywood (where most American movies are made).. Bollywood makes many movies each year. "[297] Aamir also lent his support to the Janlokpal Bill Movement led by Anna Hazare in August 2011. [33][34] He completed his twelfth grade from Mumbai's Narsee Monjee College. The amount of research Aamir and his team has put into the show was clearly visible with the facts and figures presented. ", "Academy invites record 774 new members; 39 percent female, 30 percent people color", "National Film Awards complete winner list: Aamir Khan and Dangal face a royal snub! His work is highly regarded in China, with films such as Taare Zameen Par (2007), 3 Idiots (2009) and Dangal (2016) as well as his television show Satyamev Jayate (2012–2014) being some of the highest-rated productions on popular Chinese site Douban. [81][82], Khan made a comeback in 2005 with Ketan Mehta's Mangal Pandey: The Rising playing the title role of the real-life sepoy and martyr who helped spark the Indian Rebellion of 1857. [99] The couple was engaged on 16 January 2010, in a farmhouse owned by Avantika's family in Karjat (near Navi Mumbai). [29] It was a commercial failure[30] and generated negative reviews from critics, as did Khan's performance. After the first episode, for example, Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot, urged public representatives and non-governmental organisations to take actions to stop the illegal practice of female foeticide. Every aspect of the issue was covered with great diligence. [219] Khan declined, saying, "It's not important to me ... people will see my films if they want to. [31], After the failure of Kidnap and Luck, Khan received fewer film offers, until Karan Johar approached him for the lead role in I Hate Luv Storys (2010). Lagaan won numerous awards at several Indian award functions such as Filmfare and IIFA, and won the National Film Award for Most Popular Film, an award shared between Khan and the film's director, Ashutosh Gowariker. Aamir Khan (Hindi आमर खन Āmir Khān, * 14. Mohammed Aamir Hussain Khan was born on 14 March 1965 in Bombay to Tahir Hussain, a film producer, and Zeenat Hussain. Khan also won his second Filmare Award for Best Actor. The show dealt with social issues. A commercial failure,[38] the film (and his performance) received mixed reviews;[39] while Namrata Joshi of Outlook labelled his performance "earnest",[40] Anupama Chopra said that "Imran is saddled with a bland, supporting role". [151] Dangal has also been watched over 350 million times on Chinese streaming platforms. He has a brother named Ajitabh. [101] 3 Idiots was one of the few Indian films to become a success in East Asian markets such as China[102] and Japan,[103] at the time making it the highest-grossing Bollywood film ever in overseas markets. However, it was the pirate market that introduced 3 Idiots to most Chinese audiences, becoming a cult hit in the country. [54][55], The year 1989 saw the release of Raakh, a crime thriller from Aditya Bhattacharya that was filmed before the production of Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. "[76] He walked the ramp to support Shabana Azmi's charitable initiative, Mijwan Welfare Society, an NGO dedicated to empowering girls. 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[20] In 2017, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences invited Khan for its membership,[350] and he received an award for "National Treasure of India" from the Government of China. [44][45] Featuring an ensemble cast of newcomers, Holi was based on a play by Mahesh Elkunchwar, and dealt with the practice of ragging in India. [331], For other people with a similar name, see, "I think in the last maybe six to eight months, there is a growing sense of despondency. [94] He retained his mother's maiden name as a tribute to her because she raised him on her own. [118], It was reported that Khan had disagreements with director Reema Kagti over the issue of his 2012 film Talaash, causing significant delays in the film's release. However, due to financial constraints, the film was shelved and remained unreleased. After apprenticing in the Bollywood production studios of the 1940's, at 24 years of age Raj Kapoor produced, directed and acted in Aag (1948), with his new company, RK Films. [34][35][36] I Hate Luv Storys was a domestic and international box-office success, earning ₹725.2 million (US$10 million). Taare Zameen Par won the 2008 Filmfare Best Movie Award as well as a number of other Filmfare and Star Screen Awards. Find out more about him", "How Aamir Khan followed the calorie-count method to lose around 25 kg for Dangal", "Video: Aamir Khan's strict diet and workout plan for his fat to fit journey for Dangal", 'Dangal' Slams 'Monkey King,' 'Captain America' To Grab 17th Place On China's All-Time List, "Aamir Khan's China Paycheck For 'Dangal' Could Exceed Rs. ", "5 examples that prove why Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan can't be blamed for their 'silence' over Padmavati row", "Aamir Khan Made A Statement And You Obviously Lost It But In The Process You Forgot This Little Thing", "The Intolerant Response to Aamir Khan's Intolerance Comments", "Muslim actor rounds on the 'obscenities' of Hindu critics", "Bollywood Star Aamir Khan Faces Religious Backlash", "Aamir Khan intolerance row: Who said what? In the same year, Khan co-produced the English language black comedy film Delhi Belly with UTV Motion Pictures, starring Imran Khan, Kunaal Roy Kapur and Vir Das. His father, Jayant aka Zakaria Khan was a well-known Bollywood actor. "[253] An unofficial ban of Fanaa was put in place for the entire state of Gujarat. [106], Khan's non-controversial lifestyle has generated speculation in the mass media. It was followed by a series of box-office flops. It also starred Sonali Kulkarni and Dimple Kapadia. To prepare for the role, he lived in Delhi for three months and learned to speak Haryanvi from theatre group Act One. Awards in certain categories come without a prior nomination. "[199] Despite the initial hype and being labelled as the channel's most ambitious project to date, the initial viewership figures were not very encouraging; the show received an average television rating of 2.9 (with a reach of 14.4 million, it was watched by only 20% of TV viewers) in the six metros in its debut episode on 6 May. He found no success in the sport film Awwal Number with Aditya Pancholi and Dev Anand, the mythological thriller Tum Mere Ho, the romance Deewana Mujh Sa Nahin and the social drama Jawani Zindabad. Khan is a co-founder of Paani Foundation with his wife Kiran Rao. His performance in the film won him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. His body language slackens in progression as the script demands and he is absolutely spot on with his comic timing. [83], Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra's award-winning Rang De Basanti was Khan's first release in 2006. [60] Khan also sang for the film's soundtrack in "Chaar Dina Ki". [2] Wikipedia. [111][112][113] His eyes and lips have been mentioned as his most distinctive physical features. He said, "There would be at least 30 calls a day from creditors calling for their money." [262], Khan later clarified his comments in January 2016, saying that he never said India was intolerant or that he thought about leaving the country, saying he was "born in India and will die in India." Sonu Sood (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian actor, producer, and humanitarian who works predominantly in Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil films. [33][34] In 2014, Aamir Khan participated in an exhibition match for the International Premier Tennis League, playing doubles with grand slam winners Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic, Die Indian Motocycle Company, bis 1923 Hendee Manufacturing Company, gegründet 1901 in Springfield, Massachusetts durch George Mallory Hendee und Oscar Hedstrom, war der erste Hersteller von Serienmotorrädern in den USA und zwischenzeitlich der größte Motorradproduzent der Welt. "[46] Later that year, Khan acted in Ali Abbas Zafar's romantic comedy Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. Imran Khan (pronounced [ɪmraːn xaːn]; born Imran Pal 13 January 1983) is an American former actor of Indian origin who worked in Hindi films. [68] Less successful films included Isi Ka Naam Zindagi (1992) and Daulat Ki Jung (1992). 30 million rupees per episode to host the Satyamev Jayate, and it made him the highest paid host in Indian television industry as of June 2012[update]. [5][7], Khan's parents divorced when he was still a toddler, after which his mother moved to Mumbai. [8][15] After receiving his degree, he ventured into market research and advertising. Protests occurred against the film and Khan which included the burning of posters of the star in effigy. [331] Khan later commented on the loss of Lagaan at the Oscars: "Certainly we were disappointed. In 1993, Khan also appeared in Yash Chopra's Parampara. [79][80], In December 2013, it was announced that Khan, along with famed comedy group All India Bakchod, will be heading up a campaign against the recently reinstated ban on gay sex in India through a satirical video highlighting ignorance around gay issues. [106] The film won six Filmfare Awards (including Best Film and Best Director), ten Star Screen Awards, eight IIFA Awards,[107] and three National Film Awards. [20] Khan was married to his first wife, Reena Dutta, for fifteen years, after which he married the film director Kiran Rao. [62][63] He followed this success with a leading role alongside Pooja Bhatt in the romantic comedy Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin (1991), a remake of the American film It Happened One Night (1934), which proved to be a box office hit. [193], Khan made his television debut with his talk show, Satyamev Jayate. [304] He is also known for supporting causes such as feminism[6] and improved education in India, which are themes in several of his films. He is a supporter of PETA, having appeared in events organised for the group. [10] For years, he has been regularly listed one among the 500 Most Influential Muslims of the world. Shah Rukh Khan ( Hindi शाहरुख़ ख़ानShāhru kh Kh ān; Urdu شاه رخ خان, Aussprache [‘ʃaːɦrʊx ˈxaːn]; von seinen Fans oft SRK abgekürzt; * 2. [265][266] In the wake of the controversy, burning of posters took place in Ludhiana by the Sena party. [88] The film, which was the second offering from Aamir Khan Productions, starred Khan in a supporting role as a teacher who befriends and helps a dyslexic child. [211][212] In early 2016, following the intolerance controversy, he made an appearance on Aap Ki Adalat, where he clarified his remarks and views. an. Here's what you need to know! As an adult, his first feature film role was in the experimental film Holi (1984). [157] See Film production and direction section below for further details on the film, In November 2018, he starred alongside veteran actor Amitabh Bachchan in the action adventure film Thugs of Hindostan. [177] He made his directorial debut with Taare Zameen Par (2007), a major success that garnered him the Filmfare Awards for Best Film and Best Director. When I chat with, 1990–2001: Successful career and acting break, 2005–2007: Acting comeback and directorial debut, 2008–present: Resurgence and global success, Humanitarian, social, and political causes. [66], In 2015, Khan acted in Nikhil Advani's romantic comedy Katti Batti, opposite Kangana Ranaut. The film will feature Khan in the lead and will be directed by Advait Chandan, who previously directed Khan in Secret Superstar. It became one of the most profitable films ever in proportion to its limited budget. [79], The success of Lagaan was followed by Dil Chahta Hai later that year, in which Khan co-starred with Saif Ali Khan and Akshaye Khanna, with Preity Zinta playing his love interest. His only release in 1996 was the Dharmesh Darshan-directed commercial blockbuster Raja Hindustani, in which he was paired opposite Karisma Kapoor. [2][3] He has a large global following, especially in India and China, and has been described by Newsweek as "the biggest movie star"[4][5] in the world. ", "Aamir Khan is the biggest movie star on the planet—and a woke feminist, too", "Success By 'Secret Superstar' Could Give Aamir Khan The Title Of The World's Biggest Movie Star", "Why Aamir Khan Is Arguably The World's Biggest Movie Star, Part 2", "Times of India on 22 most influential Muslims in India", "Dangal Box Office collection: Aamir Khan film surpasses PK in week 3, becomes highest grosser ever", "Is Aamir Khan World's biggest superstar? Jährlich werden derzeit etwa 200 bis 250 Hindi-Filme produziert. This is a list of different actors of Bollywood who worked in Bollywood movies and are well known in India. [49] Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak proved to be a major commercial success, catapulting both Khan and Chawla to stardom. [13][14] He also played against type in the acclaimed Canadian-Indian co-production 1947: Earth (1998). [242][243] In China, Khan is known for being associated with quality cinema and committed to social causes,[244] and is often seen as an activist-actor. These are basic human rights that people are being denied of; they’re no minority. In 1997, he co-starred alongside Ajay Devgn, Kajol and Juhi Chawla in Ishq, which performed well at the box office. Rediff.com's Raja Sen stated that the performance lacked the charm of his earlier ones. [93] The film was initially acclaimed as India's official entry for the 2009 Academy Awards Best Foreign Film. [19] His films are known for dealing with social issues in Indian society,[20] and they often combine the entertainment and production values of commercial masala films with the believable narratives and strong messages of parallel cinema.[21]. [69][70] In 2009, he participated in Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues in celebration of completing 200 shows in India and V-Day. His performance was critically acclaimed,[84] earning him a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actor and various nominations for Best Actor. In September 2019, his daughter Ira announced on social media that she would be directing a theatrical production, her first, a version of Euripides' Medea. Check out the complete list of top Bollywood Actors in 2017. The movie was critically acclaimed,[170] as well as a box office success. [22][23] Several of his relatives were members of the Hindi film industry, including his late paternal uncle, the producer-director Nasir Hussain. [39] In the film, he played the lead role alongside actors Neena Gupta and Victor Banerjee, while simultaneously assisting Bhattacharya. "[301] This experience of reaching out to "regional India" was extended in his debut TV show, Satyamev Jayate. [88][89][90][91][92], Khan's parents divorced when he was a year and a half old. [86] Playing a Kashmiri insurgent terrorist, his second negative role after Earth, the role offered him creative possibilities to try something different. Khan's greatest global success came with the thriller Ghajini (2008), the comedy-drama 3 Idiots (2009), the action film Dhoom 3 (2013), the satire PK (2014), and the sports biopic Dangal (2016), each having held the record for being the highest-grossing Indian film,[16] while Secret Superstar[17] (2017) held the record for being highest-grossing Indian film featuring a female protagonist. [267] Punjab's Shiv Sena chief Rajeev Tandon also made a violent threat, offering a ₹1 lakh (US$1,400) reward to anyone who slaps Aamir Khan. ", "Prasoon Joshi: The 'Thanda matlab Coca-Cola' man", "Godrej ropes in Aamir Khan to increase visibility during IPL", "TataSky ropes in Aamir Khan as brand ambassador", "Samsung Appoints Aamir Khan As Its Brand Ambassador for Mobile Phones", "Snapdeal ropes in Aamir Khan as brand ambassador", "P. Chidambaram, Aamir Khan in Time's 100 most influential global list", "Aamir Khan in Time's 100 Most Influential People in the World List", "Aamir Khan graces cover of Time magazine", "Dangal Wins China: Why Aamir Is Truly The Alpha Khan Of Bollywood", "How To Become A Foreign Movie Star In China: Aamir Khan's 5-Point Formula For Success", "This Bollywood superstar has become the most followed Indian national on Weibo", "Popular Indian actor Aamir Khan welcomed by fans in Turkey", "Want to know what's the most popular Indian spice in Hong Kong? The film reunited him with Dhoom 3's director Vijay Krishna Acharya. Komal Nahta wrote, "Imran Khan is endearing and does well for a good part of the film. He said, "I completely believe in freedom of speech, no issues. His brothers, Amjad Khan and Inayat Khan were actors too. [107][108] During an interview, he said he does not rely on controversy and rumours to stay in the news. A. Aamir khan; Aashish Chaudhry; Abhay Deol; Abhimanyu Singh; Abhishek Bachchan; Adeel Chaudhry; Aditya Roy Kapur; Aftab Shivdasani; Ajay Devgan; Ajit Khan; Akshay Kumar [143] He played him at several different ages, from 20 to 60 years old, gaining 30 kg and weighing 98 kg to play the older Phogat, then losing the weight to play the younger version. After a four-year absence from the screen, Khan returned to appear in leading roles, notably in the 2006 box-office hits Fanaa and Rang De Basanti. List of Bollywood actors on the basis of both, their popularity and their body of work. [69] Khan was also due to appear in Time Machine, a science-fiction film also starring Rekha, Raveena Tandon, Naseeruddin Shah and Amrish Puri. [290] Following its release in December 2016, #BoycottDangal was trending on Twitter,[291][292] and BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya called for protests against the film. Hurry up & vote for your favourite Bollywood Actor of 2017 His performance in the thriller movie Raakh (1989) earned him a National Film Award in the Special Mention category. [300] During the promotion of 3 Idiots, he journeyed to diverse parts of India, mostly to small towns, noting that "filmmakers from Mumbai don't understand small-town India. He further said violence is not just physical but it has verbal aspects to it. [316][317][318], Prior to pursuing a full-time acting career, Khan was an avid tennis player. He was cast as Kabir Sharma, a kidnapper who abducts a girl to settle an old score with her father, played by Minissha Lamba and Sanjay Dutt, respectively. The romantic comedy, set in Las Vegas, is the story of two strangers who get married one night after they get drunk. [15] After producer Jhamu Sugandh experienced financial difficulties they offered the script to Aamir Khan, who agreed to finance the film. After the failure of his next two films, Khan was written off by the media, calling him a "one film wonder". [11] The new school had no electricity, the students were required to wash their clothes in a creek and they even grew some of the food they ate. In February 2015, Khan stated his views at a popular online comedy group All India Bakchod for its celebrity Roast episode. Khan was also praised for his effort. [64], Khan appeared in several other films in the early 1990s, including Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar (1992), Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke (1993) (for which he also wrote the screenplay), and Rangeela (1995). Er gehört zu den bekanntesten Akteuren des Hindi-Films und wurde mit Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988) einem breiten Publikum bekannt.