Aamir Khan: Down The Memory Lane With Favorite Childhood FlicksJanuary 17th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood star Aamir Khan who has the nation at his feet each time any of his flick is released is also quite a film buff himself. The perfectionist star is also quite mesmerized with yesteryear stars and their great movies which he grew up watching.
According to tabloids Amir Khan has some hot favorites from the past which have fond childhood memories attached with them So which are the movies that this great actor still considers to be amongst the best movies ever made?
Here’s a checkout:
According to reports Aamir Khan is quite in awe of the famous movie David Copperfield which was based on the classic novel by Charles Dickens. This movie made with the finest details looked into just like it has been described by the author was a delight watch and the actor still cherishes those childhood memories.
Then there is the French movie ‘I Bought a Daddy’, which occupies a special place in Aamir’s heart. According to the star he just loved this black and white flick which was a part of the collection beamed by Doordarshan in those good old days of the 1970’s. The movie had a single mom whose child was quite fascinated with one of the mannequins kept in the shop downtown. Thus the child had started thinking that the mannequin was her dad and the pathos made Aamir quite sad.
Amongst the oldie Goldie Bollywood flicks, Aamir loved Caravan. This flick was made by his uncle Nassir Hussain. This was the first movie that the star saw as a child in the 16mm projector as it was film maker Ram Dayal who used to organize such shows in the building and Aamir too lived in the same building .Even Raj Khosla, the famous film maker lived in that very building and reports are that Aamir still lives in the very flat that belonged to Raj Khosla in those days
Yet another on the list of his favorites is Mera Gaon Mera Desh, which had the evergreen Dharampaaji in the lead. This flick with all sides of human nature being portrayed so well was simply loved by Aamir Khan.
However, comedy was also a major part of entertainment for young Aamir. He still remembers the amazing funny dialogues and monologues by late Kishore Kumar in the flick Half Ticket, which had hilarious situations cooked up in the entire plot. So, if you’re an Aamir Khan fan go pick up some DVD’S of these classics and watch them just to get a feel of the real entertainment quotient derived by the actor himself!
– Niky Sharma / Sampurn Wire
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