Aamir Khan and Anushka Sharma in "PK", 2014.
Sharman Joshi, Aamir Khan, and Madhavan in "3 Idiots", 2009.
Urmila Matondkar and Aamir Khan in "Rangeela", 1995.
Aamir Khan and Gracy Singh in "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India", 2001.
Aamir Khan and his wife Kiran Rao in "Koffee with Karan", 2004.
Khan attended J. B. Petit School for his pre-primary education, later he studied at St. Anne's High School till the eighth grade and completed his ninth and tenth grade at the Bombay Scottish School. Also he completed his twelfth grade from Mumbai's Narsee Monjee College (nowadays Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics).
Khan began his film career with a role in the hit drama "Yaadon ki baaraat" in 1973. A year later, he appeared in his father's production "Madhosh". Then in 1981, he was involved in the experimental process of making a 40-minute silent film "Paranoia". Also Aamir joined a theatre group called Avantar, where he performed backstage activities for over a year. He made his stage debut with a small role in the company's Gujarati play "Kesar Bina" at Prithvi Theatre. Khan worked as an assistant director to Nasir Hussain on the Hindi films "Manzil Manzil", 1984 and Zabardast, 1985.
In 1985, he returned to the big screen starred in the film "Holi" by Ketan Mehta. Aamir debuted as a lead actor in the fim "Qayamat se qayamat tak" in 1988, directed by Mansoor Khan. Then he appeared in the film Raakh, 1989 and in the romantic comedy "Love Love Love", 1989.
He again found box-office success with "Dil", 1990 and "Dil hai ke manta nahin", 1991. In 1992, Khan solidified his reputation as an audience favourite with the teen musical "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar". Also he starred in the film "Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke", 1993 for which he also wrote the screenplay, "Rangeela", 1955 in which Aamir was cast as a street-smart orphan coping with his childhood sweetheart’s sudden rise as an actress, and "Andaz Apna Apna", 1994 co-starring Salman Khan.
He also appeared in a number of acclaimed dramas, including "Raja Hindustani", 1996, was the third-highest grossing Indian film of the 1990s. His role in Deepa Mehta's Canadian-Indian art house film "Earth", 1998, in which he portrayed an ordinary man made ruthless by circumstances, was highly appreciated by movie critics.
Khan began working as a producer after he set up his own production company, Aamir Khan Productions, in 1999. He produced and starred as the lead actor in the film "Lagaan", 2001. Khan also appeared in the film "Dil Chahta Hai", 2001, in which he co-starred with Saif Ali Khan and Akshaye Khanna, with Preity Zinta playing his love interest. Khan then took a four-year break from Bollywood and 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. In 2007, Khan made his directorial debut with "Taare Zameen Par" in which he also starred in that critically acclaimed drama.
In 2008, Aamir appeared in the film "Ghajini" and in the comedy "3 Idiots", 2009, which was one of the highest-grossing movies in Bollywood history. Then he starred in "Dhoom 3", 2013 and in comedy-drama "PK", 2014, as the eponymous alien. In 2016, Khan produced and starred in "Dangal" as a wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat. In October 2017, Khan starred in a supporting role in his production "Secret Superstar". Aamir is currently filming Thugs of Hindostan, working with Amitabh Bachchan.
In addition to his film career he made his television debut with his talk show, Satyamev Jayate. Khan has made a number of appearances on other TV shows. In October 2013, Khan appeared as a guest celebrity contestant in the show "Kaun Banega Crorepati" for the promotion of his film "Dhoom 3". In early 2016, he made an appearance on "Aap Ki Adalat", where he clarified his remarks and views. Also in 2017, he was the subject of an episode of the Al Jazeera documentary series Witness entitled "The Snake Charmer", focusing on his work on "Satyamev Jayate" as well as "Dangal".
Khan along with his mother Zeenat, performed Hajj, an annual Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia and a mandatory religious duty for Muslims in 2013.
In April 2006, Khan participated in the demonstrations put up by the Narmada Bachao Andolan committee with their leader Medha Patkar after the Gujarat government's decision to raise the height of the Narmada dam. He quoted to support adivasis, who might be displaced from their homes.
On 30 November 2011, Khan was appointed national brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote child nutrition. He is part of the government-organised IEC campaign to raise awareness about malnutrition. He is also known for supporting causes such as feminism and improved education in India.
In 2016, Aamir khan came up with Maharashtra government to make Maharashtra drought free in next five years. He has been doing shramdaan from last 3 years.
Khan was an avid tennis player, prior to pursuing a full-time acting career. He played professionally in state level championships in the 1980s, becoming a state level tennis champion. In 2014, Aamir participated in an exhibition match for the International Premier Tennis League, playing doubles with world champions Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Sania Mirza.
In March 2015, Khan has adopted a vegan lifestyle after being inspired by his wife.
On 18 April 1986 Aamir Khan married Reena Dutta.They have a daughter, Ira and a son, Junaid. Then on 28 December 2005, he married Kiran Rao. They have a son, Azad Rao Khan.