WATCH: Aamir Khan's epic reaction when asked if he would beat Baahubali's box office business

While Aamir Khan's PK and Dangal created a storm at the box office, it was SS Rajamouli's Baahubali: The Beginning in 2015 that left everyone shook. See Aamir's response below.
aamir khan,Baahubali,Nostalgia,Thugs of HindostanWATCH: Aamir Khan's epic reaction when asked if he would beat Baahubali's box office business.
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If there is one Indian actor who has successfully managed to set new box office records with his movies it is undoubtedly Aamir Khan. With a track record of hit films largely, Aamir has raised the bar higher with his experimental films and characters. While he first starred as a child artist in his uncle's film Yaadon Ki Baarat in 1973, Aamir began his acting journey with a little known film titled Holi in 1984. If you do a quick Google search now, you surely wouldn't recognise a young Aamir. While many thought that Aamir would continue his journey as an actor after Holi, Aamir took a long break. 

The 'Dangal' actor returned to the silver screen only four years later with Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak in 1988. It was this film that put Aamir under the spotlight. Not just Aamir, but the film also worked wonders for Juhi Chawla. The film proved to be a huge success at the box office and this college tale is reminisced to this day with many fondly remembering Aamir for his beloved role as Raj. In the '90s, Aamir Khan went on to find great success at the box office with films like Dil, Raja Hindustani, Sarfarosh and Andaz Apna Apna among others. 

At a time, when he faced stiff competition from actors like Shah Rukh Khan, Ajay Devgn and Salman Khan. It was in the early aughts that Aamir revamped himself after the massive success of his Oscar-nominated film Lagaan and Dil Chahta Hai. Aamir remained absent from the big screen for quite sometime and returned with films like Rang De Basanti and Taare Zameen Par. By then, Aamir had established himself as an actor par excellence. Reinvention seemed to be the key and looked like the actor was succeeding at it.

The actor changed the tide when his film Ghajini hit the theatres. It was with Aamir Khan's this film that the 100 crore club was first formed. Ghajini became the first Indian film to surpass Rs 100 crores at the box office and make history. Aamir broke his own record two years later in 2009 when 3 Idiots released. The Rajkummar Hirani directorial set the box office cash registers ringing and opened the doors for Rs 200 crore club in Indian cinema. 

If the audiences probably thought that was all, Aamir took the box office by storm once more with PK in 2014. This time around he set a new benchmark with the 300 crore club. While PK opened the gates, Aamir's Dangal in 2016 beat all records and became his highest grossing films. 

While Aamir's PK and Dangal created a storm at the box office, it was SS Rajamouli's Baahubali: The Beginning in 2015 that left everyone shook. The action-drama witnessed a box office reception like no other. The film grossed Rs 518.94 crore in all languages in India alone. Beating all records set by Aamir, Baahubali stood tall and strong.  

With hopes riding at an all-time high, Aamir was set to return in 2018 with his most ambitious project ever -- Thugs of Hindostan. Termed to be one of the most expensive films ever made in Bollywood, the expectations were quite high. So, it came as no surprise when Aamir was questioned about beating Baahubali's box office business with his film. Weeks before Thugs could release, Aamir had appeared on Karan Johar's Koffee With Karan. 

On the show, Aamir was asked if he planned to cross the business of Baahubali. Aamir replied, "Oh Baapre! You know am specially nervous with this film. Actually the one reason is.. you know people are used to seeing my films with some message in it or some concept. This is a film which is really a mainstream kind of a film." It was only weeks later that Thugs of Hindostan starring Amitabh Bachchan, Katrina Kaif, Fatima Sana Shaikh and Aamir released and massively tanked at the box office. 

For a film that was made on a budget of almost Rs 220 crore, Thugs only managed to earn a decent Rs 140 crore approximately. While it did not even come close to Baahubali's box office business, it definitely taught Aamir a harsh lesson who acknowledged his failure. He said, "Every director that I work with, they are good and their intentions are good. We all aim to make a good film but sometimes it doesn't happen. Filmmaking is difficult. I'm a team player. If my director has gone wrong, I've gone wrong with him." 

Well, we are sure Aamir will bounce back with his next film Laal Singh Chaddha which is a Hindi remake of Tom Hanks' Forrest Gump. 

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Anonymous 2 months ago

so sweet sir

Anonymous 2 months ago

Aamir is a good actor but most of the stuff he is doing lately is mostly borrowed or inspired. No originality.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Actually Aamir has to do sarfarosh 2 Much awaited and needed film

Anonymous 2 months ago

Aamir will remain the best. Because his films are the best..All those who comments against him had also watched his movies many many times because they liked it..The comments against Aamir are not because you dont like his movies and acting.But because you just hated him for his religion..Common, grow up..A minority community creating highest box office sales speaks for itself..Aamir had contributed much much more then any other other actors..learn to appreciate it....what have done for your country you there sitting idle...Grow up..open your eyes..dont be blinded by communal mindset.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Tera Baap ayaa.. let's stay calm and wait for KGF Chapter 2

Anonymous 2 months ago

Andhabhakt is always be a andhabhakt,no change barking like,you know...

Anonymous 2 months ago

I don't think any film will be able to break Bahubali's record for atleast next 10 years. So asking Aamir or any other star about breaking records is futile.

Anonymous 2 months ago

This Amir Khan, as well as the other two Khans, got into Bollywood because of Dawood Ibrahim, otherwise who will take these short fellows as heroes in films.

Anonymous 2 months ago

U mean height will be parameter for hero then ur a stupid have zero knowledge in film making u idiot need to know acting is an art beyond color caste personality he was atleast nominated for oscar u idiot stop ur fake jealousy comments

Anonymous 2 months ago

What nonsense u people talk mindless human beings u r a***ole

Anonymous 2 months ago

I Don't Know whetheryou are indian or not. But it,s to be remembered that still your india is famous to the foreigners for them.We have known india through their acting.This short guy has made your country popularto many.So respect them..Size does not matter.Look at Messi.

Anonymous 2 months ago

Serves him Right!he n his overaction

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