Posted Wed, March 14, 2012 11:05am IST

The name itself is synonymous with cinematic excellence, daringly different films and brilliant acting finesse. But even Aamir Khan, considered the most intelligent actor in B-town, has had his share of duds…

It is traditional to call Aamir Khan the ultimate perfectionist of B-town. So cliched is the description that Aamir himself is perhaps bored with it. But before he achieved that enviable title of Mr Perfectionist by exploring unknown subjects and telling untold stories in films like Lagaan, Dil Chahta Hai, Taare Zameen Par and 3 idiots, the chocolate hero of B town had also been part of unpardonable stinkers at the box office. Today, on Aamir’s 47th birthday, we look back at his superlative films as well as a few of the not-so-mentionable flicks in his rich portfolio…