Mumbai, Oct 20 : Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan left for Haj pilgrimage with his mother Zeenat Hussain to the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Khan left from Mumbai on Friday night.
The pilgrimage came in between the hectic schedule of the promotion of his much-awaited forthcoming crime thriller ''Talaash''.
New Delhi, Oct 18 : Bollywood star Aamir Khan, along with Star India CEO Uday Shankar, was Thursday honoured for creating awareness against social discrimination through the issue-based reality show "Satyamev Jayate". The actor says the award is special.
Aamir and Shankar were conferred the honour by National Commission for Scheduled Castes at a function here.
New Delhi, Oct 12 : Aamir Khan has always adopted innovative ways to promote his new films and his upcoming film "Talaash" is no different. The actor plans to recreate Hotel Lido from the movie as part of the music launch.
According to sources, the entire venue of the music launch will look like Hotel Lido, which is an important aspect of the film.
New Delhi, Oct 11 : A special song has been shot for Aamir Khan-starrer suspense thriller "Talaash" and in the song all the suspects of a crime come under one roof.
In the Reema Kagti-directed film, the song "Muskaane jhoothi hain" has been shot to raise the anticipation among the audiences, said a source.
Mumbai, Oct 5 : Real-life crime cases have always inspired filmmakers and it seems Aamir Khan is bitten by the same bug too. The story of his upcoming film "Talaash" revolves around a murder and reportedly it bears resemblance to much-publicised Aarushi murder case.
Mumbai, Aug 30 - Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, made time to write to "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" director Nila Madhab Panda, expressing his desire to watch the movie on female foeticide.
As a subject, female foeticide is very sensitive for Aamir, who dealt with it in all its seriousness on his debut TV show "Satyamev Jayate".
New Delhi, Aug 1 : Bollywood star Aamir Khan can now take pride in owning legendary actor Shammi Kapoor's jacket, one among the six film memorabilia items he bid for, at the Osian's Cinefan auction here. Aamir spent a total of Rs. 238,000 at the event.
The auction, held here Tuesday, was held as part of the ongoing 12th Osian's-Cinefan Film Festival. It turned out to be a success with sales of Rs. 69.55 lakh and 86 percent lots sold.
Mumbai, July 27 - Aamir Khan, who was scheduled to leave for Chicago for the shooting of "Dhoom 3" Aug 3, will now leave a day later. He doesn't want to miss out being a part of his sister Nikhat's 50th birthday celebrations.
Nikhat turns 50 Aug 3, a day after Raksha Bandhan.
New Delhi, July 16 - Actor-activist Aamir Khan Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik here and raised the issue of the plight of manual scavengers in the country.
Aamir called on the prime minister at his official residence at 7, Race Course Road, and sought that the practice be done away with.
New Delhi, July 16 : Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, who met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at his official 7, Race Course Road residence here on Monday, said he has been assured by the latter that the government would take steps against manual scavengers.
Mumbai, July 11 - Aamir Khan has started shooting for "Dhoom 3" and says that he is keeping his looks simple for his anti-hero role in the actioner.
It has been reported that the actor was not happy with his hair style in the movie. But now he seems satisfied.
Mumbai, July 11 - Aamir Khan says aborting a child after sex determination is wrong and supports the Maharashtra government's proposal to give severe punishment to those involved in such offences.
The state has sought the central government's opinion for slapping a charge of homicide on cultprits of female foeticide.
New Delhi, June 18 - A parliamentary panel has invited actor Aamir Khan, who exposed malpractices in the medical sector on his "Satyamev Jayate" TV programme, for an interaction on the issue. He will appear Thursday morning with his team.
New Delhi, June 10 : Aamir Khan's effort to highlight malpractices in the medical profession in India through his path-breaking show "Satyamev Jayate" may have upset many doctors, but viewers agree that discreditable practices are widespread and the actor was indeed doing a great service and would "get support from all Indians."
New Delhi, June 8 : He doesn't want to enter politics and candidly admits he has no solutions to problems. Actor-filmmaker Aamir Khan, revelling in the "dream reaction" to his TV show "Satyamev Jayate", says his purpose is served if his efforts make people introspect.
Kolkata, June 8 : A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery system during his popular television programme.
Kochi (Kerala), May 3 : Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan promoted his first upcoming television programme ''Satyameva Jayate'' here this week.
The television show is based on real stories, which would be broadcasted on Doordarshan and Star Plus simultaneously in eight different languages.
Speaking to mediapersons, Khan emphasised that people should come forward to support the social causes in order to strengthen democracy in the country.
New Delhi, Apr 12 : Aamir Khan has proved once again that it is not for nothing that he is tagged as `Mr Perfectionist', as he refused to make any compromise for his debut television show, just like he does for his movies.
His show `Satyamev Jayate' to be aired on Star Plus has blocked all the 2,000 slots, which is in totality valued at 6.25 crore, for the broadcaster's promos in 27 hours.
Srinagar, Feb 9 : Bollywood actor Aamir Khan, was spotted at Srinagar's Dal Lake on Thursday, shooting for the flagship `Incredible India' advertisement campaign, under the aegis of the Ministry of Tourism.
Khan, who is the brand ambassador for the Incredible India Social Awareness Campaign called `Atithi Devo Bhava', was seen sailing on a Shikara on the Dal Lake, on Thursday morning.
Srinagar, Feb 9 - Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan was here after more than a decade and was so impressed with the breathtaking beauty of the valley that he hopes filmmakers return here "like the good old times".
Aamir arrived here Wednesday and visited the famous floating vegetable gardens in Dal Lake.
Srinagar, Feb 9 - Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan says he is praying that cricket all-rounder Yuvraj Singh, battling lung cancer, recovers and returns to the field soon.
"He is a great fighter. My prayers go out for his quick recovery so that he returns to where he belongs, to the cricket field," said Aamir who arrived here Wednesday on a pleasure trip.
New Delhi, Jan 13 - Aamir Khan is a bit free these days and the actor-producer is keeping himself busy spending time in watching his newborn son grow up.
"Hope the new year has begun well for you all. Me, I'm spending all my free time with Azad :-) Love. a," the 46-year-old posted on his Facebook page.
New Delhi, Jan 10 - Bollywood actor Aamir Khan will urge people not to vote for candidates with criminal background in upcoming elections in Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.
The National Election Watch and the Association for Democratic Reforms said Tuesday: "Aamir's recorded message will be sent through automated calls to lakhs of voters till elections in the five states are over."
Mumbai, Dec 27 - If singing puts him in a good mood, painting also brings joy to Aamir Khan, who played a painter in critically acclaimed "Dhobi Ghat".
"Painting, like singing, is something I really enjoy doing. Though I do it badly," said Aamir.
Mumbai, Dec 24 - If there's anything that actor Aamir Khan loves doing these days, it is spending time and playing with his newborn son, Azad.
"It's a great joy being a father again. Both Kiran and I are so overjoyed with our baby being born and I just can't get enough of Azad," Aamir said at an event here.
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