It’s no secret that Bollywood’s Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan prefers releasing his films during the festival season of Christmas. The actor has chosen to release his films on this holiday a number of times. Not only does the festival seem extremely lucky for the actor but his fans also seem to be super excited to have a Aamir Khan film hit theatres on the special day. All Aamir Khan’s films released during Christmas have also scored at the box office. Let’s take a look at the recent successful Aamir Khan films that have released during Christmas.
Taare Zameen Par: Mr. Perfectionist Aamir Khan has touched many lives through his films. The actor does one film a year but makes sure that the film not only has full on entertainment value but also has a social message to it. His film Taare Zameen Par is a best example of this. The film which explored the life and imagination of eight years old Ishaan played by Darsheel Safary won many hearts. The film not only won the best Film fare Award but also won the prestigious National Award in 2008. Taare Zameen Parwas also India’s official entry for the 2009 Academy Awards Best Foreign Film.
Ghajini: Aamir Khan tries to bring something new every time he comes on screen and also adds his perfection to all his films. That’s the reason all his films are successful at the box office. Aamir Khan gets into the skin of the character to look the part and that’s what he did to play the character of Sanjay Singhania. The actor worked really hard on his physique and built eight pack abs for the role as it dealt with lot of action. Aamir Khan’s hard work paid off well when after the release Ghajini became the highest grossing movie of all time until it was beaten by another Aamir Khan movie 3 Idiots the following year.
3 Idiots: This Aamir Khan film is truly a gem of the Indian film industry. When the news of Aamir Khan playing an IIT student came out in the media every one wondered how the actor will pull off the role of a student. But Aamir Khan once again proved why he is called the Mr. Perfectionist. 3 Idiots went on to become the highest grossing Bollywood film. Upon release the film broke all opening box office records in India. It was the highest grossing film in its opening weekend in India and had the highest opening day collections for a Bollywood film. Once again Christmas proved lucky for the actor.
Dhoom 3: The hit franchise went on rewrite history with its record breaking success story. The film surpassed the record of the previous highest grossing Bollywood film a title recently clinched by Shah Rukh Khan’s Chennai Express. Dhoom 3 was Aamir’s only release last year and struck gold at the box office. Bollywood’s Mr Perfectionist who hadn’t had a great time at the box office since 3idiots as Talaash failed to work its charm was able retain his position thanks to this film. The Aamir Khan, Abhishek Bachchan, Katrina Kaif and Uday Chopra starrer managed to go beyond the worldwide mark of a whopping Rs 450 crore gross at the box office.
PK: Well this is yet another example of a super hit jodi of Rajkumar Hirani and Aamir Khan at the box office. Together they have set records at the ticket window with 3 Idiots. If Eid and Diwali are dominated by Salman Khan and Shah Rukh Khan respectively then Christmas is definitely Aamir’s domian. The perfectionist prefers releasing his films during Christmas where his releases have shattered the box office with good business. This year the superstar has booked the festive season of Christmas for his film PK which stars Anushka Sharma opposite him. The film is scheduled to release on December 19 2014.