Aamir's father Tahir Hussain was a film producer.
Aamir Khan has left for Hajj with his mother to offer prayers.
It is supposed to be a 14 day trip for Aamir and his mother.
Aamir Khan preferred to seek blessings of the almighty before the release of his film 'Talaash'.
Aamir's mother Zeenat Hussain accompanied him on the trip.
Aamir is supposed to play a negative character in 'Dhoom 3' while 'Talaash' promos show him as a police inspector.
The holy mosques in Mecca and Medina attract millions of pilgrims every year.
Prophet Muhammad was buried in Medina around 1400 years ago.
The pilgrimage takes place in accordance with the Islamic calendar. A 'Haji' performs a series of rituals on his trip.
Mecca, where the pilgrims go, is the capital of Makkah province in Saudi Arabia.
Apparently, Aamir had made a promise to his mother that he will arrange for her Hajj trip.
Aamir Khan's full name is Aamir Hussain Khan.