Aamir Khan is called the “perfectionist” for a reason. Quality is something that comes before quantity for this genius. “One film a year” policy is something that has worked in Aamir Khan’s favor. We genuinely can’t remember the last time Aamir Khan did a film that bombed at the BO. While each of his films out beat the other, we have chosen 5 best films of Aamir Khan. Read on to find out which are the best film of this master blaster!
This is a film based on a true story of how the Indians suffered under the British rule. Lagaan means tax and in this film they show the mercilessly and ruthless tax imposition of the Britisher on the poor Indian villagers. It is an epic sports drama starring the perfectionist and Gracy Singh. The film revolves around the peasants from a barren village who are oppressed by high taxes imposed by their rulers. They attempt to persuade the British officers to reduce the taxes because of poor agricultural production that particular year. Instead, a proposal is offered that is, if their village team beats a British team in a game of cricket, their taxes for three years would be cancelled. their acceptance of the proposal, the struggle, betrayal and crisis they go through and how their destiny changes after winning the match is shown in this super hit film. The first signs of the “perfectionist” in Aamir Khan starts budding in this film.
3 Idiots is a coming-of-age comedy-drama film. 3 Idiots went on to become the highest-grossing Bollywood film ever. It was loosely adapted from the novel Five Point Someone by Chetan Bhagat. This film is all set in the engineering days of three people who later on become the best of friends. Their roller coast ride in the college with a mean dean of academics and their rocky love stories. This movie was not only a family entertainer but also a movie with a beautiful social message. This film also mocked the education system in India and how it makes us salves and not masters. Impeccable to say the least!
dil chahata hai
As the title suggest it is what your heart desires is yet another coming-of-age comedy-drama film starring Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan, Akshaye Khanna, Preity Zinta, Sonali Kulkarni, and Dimple Kapadia. This was the first film written and directed by Farhan Akhtar. It is set in modern-day urban Mumbai and focuses on a major period of transition in the lives of three young friends. The city-oriented lifestyle depicted in the film where all the characters are from rich or upper-middle-class families was very appealing and entertaining. Over the years, it has attained a cult status. This was way back in 2001 when Aamir Khan was just “a Khan” and not “the Khan”. From this film his transformation was pretty evident.
taare zameen par
What a movie! Not only the best film by Aamir Khan but also one of the best films ever made in the Hindi film industry. this film not only saw Aamir Khan as an actor but also as a director. The film explores the life and imagination of eight-year-old Ishaan played explicitly by Darsheel Safary. Although he excels in art, his poor academic performance leads his parents to send him to a boarding school and believe that he is a slow learner. Ishaan’s new art teacher played by Aamir Khan suspects that he is dyslexic, and helps him to overcome his disability. The film explored this sensitive disorder with utmost warmth. Everyone with a heart came out crying from the theater. This film is heart touching and makes you count your blessings.
It was this film that the trend of remaking super hit South Indian films began. Long before his one film a year policy happened Aamir Khan came up with this film that set toungedwagging for different reasons. From his mind blowing body to his haircut to his promotional strategies, everything about this film was new and what a refreshing change! The film explores the life of a rich businessman who develops amnesia following a violent encounter in which his love interest, model Kalpana plyed by Asin, was killed. He tries to avenge the killing with the aid of Polaroid Instant camera photographs and permanent tattoos on his body. This film was a huge box office hit like most of his other films!