Aamir Khan Productions Pvt. Ltd's first film was Lagaan, which was released in 2001, starring Aamir Khan as the lead actor. The film has been both a major critical and commercial success, and was selected as the film that shall take India officially to the 74th Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. Lagaan was eventually chosen and nominated in Best Foreign Language Film category along with four other foreign films but could not stand upto No Man's Land. The film won many major awards at several award functions such as Filmfare and IIFA.
Taarein Zameen Par is another film of this production house, released in 2007 and directed by Aamir Khan. This versatile actor is also seen in this film in the lead role, sharing the screen with the debut of child actor Darsheel Safary. The film was initially visualized and developed by Amole Gupte and Deepa Bhatia. The film narrates the tender years of a young child who suffers in school until a teacher identifies him as dyslexic. The movie was a huge success not only in India, but in foreign countries too. Taare Zameen Par won the 2008 Filmfare Best Movie Award, also many other Filmfare, and Star Screen Awards. The Government of Delhideclared the film as tax-free.
The next film produced by Aamir Khan Productions Pvt. Ltd. is Abbas Tyrewala's Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na, released in July 2008. This unique, entertaining film marked the debut of Aamir Khan and Mansoor Khan's nephew Imran Khan Palalong with Genelia D'Souza. The movie has received both commercial and critical acclamation. Aamir Khan has also produced two other movies, Peepli Live and Kiran Rao directed Dhobi Ghat. Both the movies did well at the box office.
Apart from feature films, AKP has produced numerous popular commercials.
Films produced by Aamir Khan Productions Pvt. Ltd.
Lagaan - Once Upon A Time In India - Directed by Ashutosh Gowariker
Coca Cola commercials - all directed by Ashutosh Gowariker
Taarein Zameen Par - Directed by Aamir Khan
Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na - Directed by Abbas Tyrewala
Peepli [Live] - Directed by Anusha Rizvi
Dhobi Ghat- Directed by Kiran Rao
(Last Updated on : 06-08-2014)
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