1973 – Started his acting career when he was eight years old in the film Yaadon Ki Baraat.
1974 – He appeared in small roles in the movie, Madhosh.
1984 – He appeared in small roles in the movie, Holi.
1988 – He gained stardom in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak which was his first leading role. After his debut his most successful films included Dil (1990), Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander (1992), Rangeela (1995) and Raja Hindustani (1996). He married Reena Dutta, comes from a family of Hindus, which caused enough concern for the family to to object their marriage.
1993 – He acted as well as wrote the screenplay for the film Hum Hain Rahi Pyaar Ke
1998 – He has also done playback singing for himself in Ghulam.
2001 – He turned to producing and his first production was Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India which he also starred in. This film was one of the biggest hits of 2001 and was nominated for many awards including the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
2002 – Popular Award, Best Actor win for "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India"
2005 – He married Kiran Rao, which was reported romantically linked to him when she worked in the movie "Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India".
Aamir Hussain Khan was born into a film-industry clan. His father Tahir Hussain is a producer; his uncle Nasir Hussain was a director. He has acted in a few films directed by his cousin Mansoor Khan. He is the brother of Faisal Khan, with whom he acted in the 2000 film Mela. He is the cousin of Tariq of the Yaadon Ki Baraat and Hum Kisise Kum Nahin fame.