Surprise! Surprise! The Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood turned 50 this year. Aamir Khan is known for his methodical style of acting. He is the most successful actor in history of Hindi cinema who has given more commercially-successful Hindi Bollywood films than any other actor. However, this is not the only claim to fame of this Bollywood celebrity. Aamir Khan has tried his hands in various facets of visual medium: an actor, singer, director and now a host. He did every role with such precision that it became a success, whether his acting gigs or more recent role of a host.
However, Aamir Khan achieved much success as a Bollywood actor and we will be putting him in the spotlight in this role. Aamir Khan is a versatile actor who has done variety of role in Bollywood films. From shy lad of Qayamat Say Qayamat Tak to alien of PK, the actor has come a long way in Bollywood.
So, get ready all Aamir Khan’s fans as BiWi sheds light on some of the iconic roles of Mr. Perfectionist of Bollywood:
The Smart-Aleck ‘Aamar’ of Andaaz Apna Apna
Andaaz Apna Apna is a defining movie of Aamir Khan’s career that showcased his potential in comedy. He played ‘Amar’ in the movie, a street-smart lad who wants to make it big in life. It was sheer comic timing of Aamir Khan that made ‘Andaaz Apna Apna a cult-classic of Bollywood cinema.
The Rowdy ‘Sidhu’ of Ghulam
Aamir Khan spellbound his fans with his realistic performance in Ghulam. He played the character with such conviction that everyone felt impressed. His realistic dialogue delivery and body language added substance to the character. The movie also featured famous ‘khandala’ song in which he rendered his voice and do I need to say that it was the most sensational song of 1998?
The Honest ‘Ajay Rathod’ of Sarfarosh
Sarfarosh is the second film after Baazi where Aamir Khan played Police Inspector. In this stunner, Aamir played the role of ACP Ajay Rathod who sacrifices everything for protecting his country. The conviction in his acting brought out the real intensity of the character. ACP Ajay Rathod is one of the finest works of Aamir Khan. The film got Aamir Khan several nominations at box office.
The Courageous ‘Bhuvan’ of Lagaan
Aamir Khan awed everyone when he acted the role of ‘Bhuvan’ in classic ‘Lagaan’. The role gained him an immense reverence among the critics who cited it as the best work of Aamir Khan. It was the sheer ingenuity of his role that made the film such a huge success. Aamir Khan got his second Filmfare trophy for potraying the role of fearless ‘Bhuvan’.
The Philanderer ‘Akaash’ of Dil Chahta Hai
Aamir Khan reinvented himself yet again in this ‘coming-of-the-age’ drama. The role of ‘Akaash Malhotra’ turned out to be a role of a lifetime for him. Aamir Khan’s portrayal of a free-spirited Akaash was so convincing that it breathed life to the film. His ‘flirtatious’ avatar in the film created such an impact that it outshined the role of the likes of Akshay Khanna and Saif Ali Khan. The film went on to be a cult among the youth.
The Inventive ‘Rancho’ of 3 Idiots
Who can do it better than the man himself ‘Aamir Khan’? ‘Rancho’ is one role that truly accentuated the acting depth of Aamir Khan. The role has varied shades of emotions and Aamir Khan depicted each of them with justice. Whether it is the college boy ‘Rancho’ or the adult ‘Phunsuk Wanghdu’, Aamir Khan looked equally brilliant in each avatar.