New Delhi, Jan. 14 - Aamir Khan, who is busy shooting for 'Dangal' in Ludhiana, took time out from his busy schedule to relive some moments of his childhood by flying kites on the occasion of the festival of 'Makar Sankranti'.
Posting a snap, Aamir tweeted, "Wishing everyone a very happy Makar Sankranti!!! Flying kites is one of my childhood passions! Love. a."
Mumbai, Jan. 8 : The Mumbai Police has downgraded the security of around 40 Bollywood celebrities after an annual assessment of threat perception.
Actors Shah Rukh Khan, Aamir Khan and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra are among those whose security has been downgraded.
Reports say that the security given to some of these celebrities has also been withdrawn.
The Mumbai Police has said that there was nothing new in the move as it was a routine practice to analyse threat perception and review the security given to celebrities. (ANI)
New Delhi, Dec. 25 : We have often seen him in different disguise, but this time, Aamir Khan has turned Santa for his son Azad and his friends.
The 50-year-old actor took to his Facebook and posted a picture of himself, sending out some Ho!Ho!Ho! vibes.
The 'PK' star captioned the picture, "Just finished playing Santa at home for all the kids at our annual Christmas party. Merry Christmas everyone. Love. a."
Aamir will be next seen in Nitesh Tiwari's directorial biopic ' Dangal' that will hit the theatres in December'16. (ANI)
New Delhi, Nov. 25 - Bollywood actor Aamir Khan's statement on rising 'intolerance' in India has outraged Twitter users who have taken to the social media to express their anger.
"#boycottAAmir #boycottSRK #aamirkhan #iamsrk These 2 khans should learn from Salman & his father !This country is yours too, don't defame it!" said an outraged user.
"We take a non violence method of protest against #AamirKhan by boycotting his brands," said another user.
"I guess now you all know why #AamirKhan does not attend award functions," said a Twitterer.
New Delhi, Nov 25 : Within a day of Bollywood superstar Amir Khan expressing his concern for ' Intolerant India', politicians and socialites have jumped in expressing their varied opinions, and now director Kabir Khan has showed his support to the actor saying that the level of intolerance has surely increased.
During the launch of Gehna jewellery, the 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' helmer said that the way people are being attacked for expressing their opinion publically, is proof of the level of intolerance in the country.
New Delhi, Nov. 24 - Lashing out at Aamir Khan for saying that he and his wife had considered moving out of the country over the alarming rise of intolerance, Bollywood veteran actor Anupam Kher said that the actor should 'spread hope instead of fear'.
In a series of tweets expressing disappointment over Khan's remarks, Kher asked if Khan would suggest millions of Indians to leave the country or to wait till the regime changes.
"Dear @aamir_khan. #SatyamevaJayate u talked about evil practices but gave Hope. So even in 'Intolerant' times u need 2 spread Hope not Fear," Kher tweeted.
New Delhi, Oct. 29 - It's not easy to copy the 'Badshah' of Bollywood, not even for Mr. Perfectionist Amir Khan.
The 50-year-old actor recently tried using Shah Rukh Khan's famous "palat" lines from Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge to impress a girl during a commercial, but it looks like that his luck was not at the right place.
However, Amir's failed attempt gave a good laugh to his audiences as he hilariously pulled off an SRK spoof.
Amir will be next seen as a wrestler in Nitesh Tiwari's 'Dangal.' (ANI)
New Delhi, Oct 25: If sources are to be believed, then Aamir Khan won't be doing his 2001 hit ' Lagaan's sequel.
There were rumours that the 50-year-old Bollywood perfectionist was shooting the second installment of Ashutosh Gowariker's 2001 flick's sequel, but now sources clarifies that this wasn't true and the actor won't currently engaged in any such sequel.
Notably, the 'Rock On' actress Prachi Desai has been signed for the sequel to play the female lead in the movie.
Washington D. C., Aug. 25 - Recently after weeping at 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan's' screening, Amir Khan again got a teary eye when he saw the climax of the upcoming flick ' Katti Batti'.
According to sources, director Nikhil Advani revealed that the rom-com, starring Kangana Ranaut and Imran Khan, touched the 50-year-old actor so much that he cried during the last 22 minutes of the film, the Dawn reported.
New Delhi, July 18 - Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan has revealed that he will be spending his Eid by watching Salman Khan's 'Bajrangi Bhaijaan' with his family.
Whilst interacting with the media on the occasion of Eid in Mumbai, the 'PK' star divulged his plans for the evening and said he is really looking forward to the movie.
When asked whether Salman will be accompanying the actor, the 50-year-old actor said that Salman might not be able to make it for the movie.
New Delhi, June 12 : Bollywood perfectionist Aamir Khan marked his presence with the star cast of 'PK' to celebrate Rs. "100-Crore mark" in China with a success bash in India's showbiz capital Mumbai.
The '3 idiots' star was spotted wearing a Chinese dress at the event, gifted by Jackie Chan.
Addressing the media on the occasion, the 50-year old actor said that his happiness knows no bounds as his film has been appreciated and loved by people all over the world.
Khan added that the response especially from China has been great.
Mumbai, May 30 - Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan has assured his help to make Maharashtra the first 'waste-free' region of the country and has asked citizens to adopt a combination of modern and conventional methods to tackle the issue.
Aamir added that passion was necessary to make the i¿½Swachh Maharashtrai¿½ drive a success.
New Delhi : Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Javed Akhtar along with several other leading film personalities today met I&B Minister Arun Jaitley to discuss issues related to the film industry such as taxation and certification of movies.
According to sources, the meeting took place this evening and was attended by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Rajyavardhan Rathore and I&B secretary Bimal Julka, apart from film personalities.
Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt, who is president of 'The Film and Television Producers Guild of India', was also present.
New Delhi : The government is considering the names of several leading film personalities, including Raju Hirani and Jahnu Barua, for appointment to the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) board.
Film-makers Raju Hirani, Jahnu Barua, actors Gajendra Chauhan, Pranjal Saikia as well as actress and BJP leader Vani Tripathi are among those being considered to be appointed as board members of FTII in the coming days, sources said.
New Delhi, March 11 - Bollywood megastars Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan together launched the trailer of director Vidhu Vinod Chopra's maiden Hollywood venture 'Broken Horses' in Mumbai.
The movie is an epic thriller about bonds of brotherhood, laws of loyalty and futility of violence and is set in the shadows of US-Mexico border gang wars.
Speaking on the occasion Chopra said that the film was a result of his sheer passion.
Washington, Jan 31 - The record-breaking Bollywood movie 'PK' is all set to cross the borders and entertain the audiences in China.
The Amir Khan and Anushka Sharma starrer movie will get a wide release in China on 3,500 prints through China Film Group and Huaxia, Deadline.com reported.
The news was announced in a signing ceremony in Beijing attended by Ashok Kantha, India's ambassador to China, Tong Gang vice minister of SAPPRFT, director of PK Rajkumar Hirani, producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra and executives of UTV Motion Pictures and China Film.
New Delhi - The Delhi High Court today issued notice to the producers and directors of Aamir Khan starrer 'PK' on a novelist's plea accusing the makers of the movie of plagiarising certain portions from his Hindi book 'Farishta' published in 2013.
Mumbai : Amid protests by right wing groups demanding ban on the Aamir Khan-starrer movie 'PK', the BJP-led Maharashtra government Tuesday asked police to look into the "content" of the film and said it will "step in" if the issue blows into a major law and order problem.
Washington, Dec 29 - Aamir Khan's ' PK' has become the highest-grossing foreign language film in North America.
The comedy/drama film, which was helmed by Rajkumar Hirani, claimed 7.91 million dollars after two frames, and could soon be securing a place above 2013's 'Dhoom 3', which had ultimately earned a touch over 8 million dollars at the North America n box office, Deadline.com reported.
Washington, Dec 22 - Aamir Khan's 'PK' has surpassed his 'Dhoom 3' at the weekend debut of U.S. box office .
The comedy/drama, which went out in 22 markets - including India, North America and the UK, was released on about 5,000 screens at home and more than 800 overseas, and total earnings excluding North America was 22.13 million dollars for the frame, Deadline.com reported.
New Delhi, Dec 8 : Aamir Khan recently promoted his upcoming comedy-drama film, PK, at an event in the holy city of Varanasi.
Khan's visit to Varanasi was part of a multi-city tour aimed at generating a buzz for his upcoming film.
Kolkata: After her documentary 'Smile Pinki' won an Oscar, American director Megan Mylan now wants to take her second project 'After My Garden Grows', set in rural West Bengal, to short film festivals across the globe.
Noida - Hailing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' as a great move, Bollywood star Aamir Khan said that not just celebrities but every citizen should participate in this movement to make the country clean.
The 49-year-old actor, who was present during the launch of the 'Swachh Bharat' mission in the capital last month, said that everyone should make cleanliness a habit.
New Delhi: In a bid to gather funds for flood-ravaged Kashmir, several cinema personalities including the likes of Aamir Khan, Anupam Kher and Farhan Akhtar came together for a special musical and dance concert here today.
Kapilvastu (Nepal), Oct 9 : India's United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) ambassador and actor Aamir Khan has raised concerns on the issue of malnutrition in Nepal after meeting health workers and discussing their grievances on his three-day visit to the Himalayan nation.
Ambassador Khan said that UNICEF was keen that he should expand his responsibility not just as a national ambassador, but for the entire region of South Asia.
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