Aamir Khan, happy birthday: How did Perfectionist Khan become a huge star?
As the ‘intelligent’ Khan of Bollywood turns 48 today, we take a look at his filmography…squished into a nutshell
Born on March 14, 1965, Aamir Khan belongs to a film family in Mumbai. His late uncle Nasir Hussain was a hotshot filmmaker at the time, and his father Tahir Hussain was also a producer-director. The actor’s parents made sure he had a normal upbringing, going to the local school. But then he debuted as child actor in Yaadon Ki Baaraat, which set his fate rushing down a rather hatke path. Click here to read more
Aamir Khan’s Raakh is one of his truest performances: Aditya Bhattacharya
In conversation with filmmaker-actor-journalist-rebel Aditya Bhattacharya, whose film BMW was shown at the Mumbai Film Festival this year
Aditya Bhattacharya, filmmaker-actor, grandson of Bimal Roy and son of Basu Bhattacharya, made Raakh with Aamir Khan, married Sanjna Kapoor and was on his way to becoming Bollywood’s big director in the late ’80s. But he gave it all up for a life in oblivion in Europe. “Sometimes you need to walk away to understand and love her (Mumbai) more truly,” says Aditya. He is making Raakh again in LA, and his film BMW: Bombay’s Most Wanted was screened in Mumbai recently. Excerpts from a candid chat with him about life, Bollywood and Hollywood… Click here to read more