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Path breaking movies of Aamir Khan

Aamir Khan is a very versatile actor who is vastly respected in the film industry. He is acted and produced very limited number of movies but each has had a very strong impact on the audience. Lately most of his movies has come with a social message that leave the audience thinking. Here are few of the movies that encapsulates Aamir Khan's acting and producing skills.

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PK

PK

PK is a 2014 Indian satirical science fiction comedy film. The film was directed by Rajkumar Hirani, produced by Hirani and Vidhu Vinod Chopra, and written by Hirani and Abhijat Joshi. The film stars Aamir Khan in the title role with Anushka Sharma, Sushant Singh Rajput, Boman Irani, Saurabh Shukla, and Sanjay Dutt in supporting roles.

3 Idiots

Two friends are searching for their long lost companion. They revisit their college days and recall the memories of their friend who inspired them to think differently, even as the rest of the world called them "idiots".

Taare Zameen Par

The film explores the life and imagination of eight-year-old Ishaan. Although he excels in art, his poor academic performance leads his parents to send him to a boarding school. Ishaan's new art teacher (Aamir Khan) suspects that he is dyslexic and helps him to overcome his disability.

Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India

Lagaan tells the tale of the Indian village Champaner, beset by drought and British colonialism in the year 1893. Without a drop of rain in months, the worried villagers of Champaner decide to ask the local authorities for a temporary repeal of their taxes -- the hated lagaan. Led by the heroic Bhuvan (Indian superstar Aamir Khan) they bring their plight to the military governor, Captain Russell (Paul Blackthorne). But the sadistic Russell threatens to raise the lagaan threefold, unless the villagers can beat his men at a game of cricket, in which case he'll lift taxes on the entire province for a period of three years. Bhuvan accepts the challenge, but there's a problem -- no one in Champaner knows how to play cricket. A band of misfits come to the rescue, coached by Russell's soft-hearted sister Elizabeth (Rachel Shelley), and the race is on to be ready in three months' time. An epic reworking of Victory with eye-popping song-and-dance routines, Lagaan was a major cinematic event in India upon its release.

Ghajini (2008)

Directed by A.R. Murugadoss. With Aamir Khan, Asin, Jiah Khan, Tinnu Anand. A short-term memory loss patient sets on his journey to avenge the death of his beloved girl.

Dil Chahta Hai (2001)

Three young men Akash, Sameer, and Siddharth are close friends, but their tastes and characters are completely incompatible. So when Siddharth falls in love with a much older woman, Tara, a woman who has been unsuccessful in keeping her marriage intact as well as alcohol-dependent, widens the rift between the trio, forcing them to part company.

Talaash (2012)

A cop, investigating the mysterious death of a filmstar, meets a sex-worker, while he faces some personal problems psychologically. The mystery connects these people in a way, that ultimately changes their lives.

Rang De Basanti (2006)

A young idealistic English filmmaker, Sue, arrives in India to make a film on Indian revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad and their contemporaries and their fight for freedom from the British Raj.

Andaz Apna Apna (1994)

Amar and Prem are two rivals who belonging to middle-class families with no scope of future advancement. Both individually, without the knowledge of the other decide to take matters into their hands and find ways to get rich quickly.

Dhobi Ghat (2010)

Directed by Kiran Rao. With Prateik, Monica Dogra, Kriti Malhotra, Aamir Khan. The lives of four people intersect in Mumbai: a washer-man who wants to become an actor, a banker-turned-photographer, a painter looking for inspiration, and a newly-married immigrant who journals her experiences on home video.

The Rising: Ballad of Mangal Pandey (2005)

The entire Indian sub continent is ruled by a company. The British East India Company. The most successful business enterprise in history. The company has its own laws, its own administration, its own army. It controls the destiny of one fifth of humanity.

Ghulam (1998)

Directed by Vikram Bhatt. With Aamir Khan, Rani Mukerji, Rajit Kapoor, Mita Vasisht. Ghulam means a slave. Sidharth (Aamir Khan) is an amateur boxer who does not work, preferring to loaf about with friends. His older brother Jai (Rajit Kapoor) works with a gangster who rules the neighborhood, terrorizing merchants and demanding protection money.

Delhi Belly (2011)

Directed by Abhinay Deo, Akshat Verma. With Imran Khan, Vir Das, Kunaal Roy Kapur, Shenaz Treasury. Three struggling room-mates unknowingly become potential prey of a ruthless gangster.

Peepli (2010)

An impoverished farmer's threat to end his life invites attention from politicians and media.