The perfectionist is feeling perfectly happy today because it is his 51st birthday. Over the years, he has worked hard to entertain us with his impeccable talent and also motivated the youth to change themselves to change the nation.
On this birthday today, his wife Kiran Rao spoke about Aamir as a person and as a father.
1. He is like Raja Harishchandra.
“For me, Aamir’s honesty is his most endearing trait. But he’s also an incorrigible prankster. He’s always teasing his siblings, kids, nephews and nieces. Our family get-togethers and chat groups are complete laugh-a-thons.”
Probably, that’s why he decided to make ‘Satyamev Jayate’.
2. Aamir is obsessed with his favorite game — Settlers Of Catan.
“In fact, he has started a ‘Catan tournament’ for all of us, who have become addicted to the game, all thanks to him. Though it’s a family affair, it’s a super-competitive annual tournament.”
Gaming and speed are his real passions. And the perfectionist is just getting better with age.
3. He loves putting his son Azad to bed.
“As a father, it’s hard for him to split our daily parenting duties with me because he travels so much. But when he is in town, he really makes up for it, and spends a lot of time with Azad.”
“He had Azad hooked to the ‘Magic Faraway Tree’ series, and now they are reading ‘The Adventures of Tintin’ during their bedtime story sessions.”
4. Aamir plans to learn all of Ammi’s (Aamir’s mother, Zaanat Hussain) recipes.
“But he has been on the backburner for all these years because of the lack of time. But it’s still very much on his agenda.Who knows when he’ll finally manage to do it?”
5. He’s very protective of his family.
“He is very close to Junaid and Ira (Aamir’s kids from his earlier marriage with Reena Dutta), and very proud of how independent they are. No matter how busy he is, he always manages to be there whenever anyone needs him.”
Well, A true family man in every sense.
Also, Aamir’s brother Faisal khan hopes that Aamir will quit smoking soon. He says:
“Every year he decides to quit smoking but then when a film is about to release he invariably ends up giving into it. So, on every single birthday he decides to not touch cigarettes at all but ends up doing so. This time I would want him to make firm resolution to quit smoking”