He is known as ‘the Perfectionist’. Aamir
Khan is possibly the closest one can come to a method actor
in Indian films. Son of filmmaker Tahir Hussain and nephew
of the legendary romantic film producer Naseer Hussain, Aamir
started his filmi career behind the scenes before taking the
plunge into acting with the gossamer romance Qayamat Se Qayamat
From QSQT to The Rising, this chocolate hero has come a long
and picking his roles with utmost care and giving his full
to these chosen roles. Critical of every single frame of his
films, Aamir is infamous for his attention to detail. He spends
days, even months studying the character he is supposed to
play, taking up the habits and the nuances from real life
people to lend that authenticity to his characterization.
It is not just characters that Aamir studies before beginning
the shoot. He spends months with the directors and technicians
of films, studying their mannerisms, and then decides whether
to sign the film or not. And the one he does justify his meticulous
Aamir conveniently kept his marriage with Reena a closely
guarded secret till well after the release of QSQT. If there
is anything Aamir is more passionate about than his roles,
it is his private life especially since rumours of Aamir’s
affair with Pooja Bhatt during Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahi rocked
his family life, Aamir has been zealously protective about
his family life. That rumour also spelt the end of Aamir’s
relation with the film-press as he calls it! It is only for
pre-publicity that Aamir now entertains the media. Reena,
working with a computer firm, was the fourth girl Aamir had
proposed. He got lucky and she accepted the proposal.
lot has transpired in Aamir Khan’s since then. A father
of two children today, Aamir Khan separated from wife Reena.
The divorce was kept an hush-hush affair. There were rumours
that Aamir Khan was seriously dating journalist Jessica Hines
who had come to Mumbai to write a book on Amitabh Bachchan.
There were also rumours that she was going to expose Aamir
after her pregnancy. Jessica gave to a baby boy and chose
to remain tight lipped saying that her child did not have
Currently Aamir Khan has openly acknowleged his relationship
with assistant director Kiran Rao. “Kiran is a part
of my life,” he said. But he chose to remain tight lipped
about this relationship.