DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that Bollywood actor Aamir Khan produced and directed the film Taare Zameen Par? The film centered on a dyslexic child and his art teacher marked Khan's directorial debut in 2007. In Taare Zameen Par or Like Stars on Earth, Aamir also plays the main role as the art teacher. Despite Taare Zameen Par being his first film as a director, Aamir won notable awards for his work. He garnered the Filmfare Awards for Best Director as well as Best Film in 2008. Since he began his career in 1973 as a child actor, Aamir Khan grew up in the Bollywood film industry. Not only that, but he also became a top actor with a good sum of his movies on the list of highest-grossing movies of India. These movies include Dangal, 3 Idiots, and PK, which are some of the best Indian movies on Netflix. Due to his successful career as an actor, the media has dubbed Aamir Khan as Mr. Perfectionist.
As an actor, Aamir Khan usually only takes one role per year despite receiving many offers in his career. He also takes on a new challenge or face in each of his roles. He proves that he can offer a significant contribution to Bollywood movies. Meaning, he takes on roles which highlight certain social issues. Some of which include the learning conditions in Taare Zameen Par, the pressure of college students in 3 Idiots, and more. Most of the roles he portrays are those that don't depend on romance or action to propel a film to box office success.