Aamir Khan celebrates 47th birthday

Mumbai, Mar 14 (Calcutta Tube / IBNS): Bollywood perfectionist- actor-director-producer Aamir Khan- turned 47 on Wednesday.

This year instead of celebrating his birthday with his family, Khan would be working for a new upcoming TV show.

Khan started his acting career as a child artist in the film Yaadon Ki Baaraat (1973).

His first commercial break was with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak (1988), which earned him National Film Award (Special Jury Award).

Some of his well acclaimed movies are Rangeela (1995), Raja Hindustani (1996), Sarfarosh (1999), Ghulaam (1998),  Lagaan (2001),  Dil Chahta Hain (2001), Rang De Basanti (2006), Taare Zameen Par (2007), Ghajini (2008), 3 Idiots (2009) and many more.

His film ‘3-Idiot’ (2009) became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all-time.

The debut of his own production company is with Academy Award-nominated film Lagaan, followed by other movies like Jaane Tu… Ya Jaane Na (2008), Peepli Live (2010), Dhobi Ghat (2011) and so on.

Khan was honoured with Padma Shri in 2003 and the Padma Bhushan in 2010 for his outstanding contributions in the field of arts.

He is also the  brand ambassador of UNICEF to promote child nutrition.

His upcoming movie is a psychological thriller Talaash, opposite Kareena Kapoor, set for a relase.

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