Then and now: How old were these heroines when Aamir Khan made his debut in films?

Movies | | March 14, 2013, 5:42 pm
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She made heads turn with her debut performance in 'Lagaan' but soon faded into oblivion. Gracy Singh was 5 years old in 1985 when 'Holi' was released.

She made heads turn with her debut performance in 'Lagaan' but soon faded into oblivion. Gracy Singh was 5 years old in 1985 when 'Holi' was released.

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Raveena Tandon was 11 years old in 1985 when Aamir's 'Holi' released. The actress later went on to do 'Andaaz Apna Apna' and 'Parampara' with Khan.

Raveena Tandon was 11 years old in 1985 when Aamir's 'Holi' released. The actress later went on to do 'Andaaz Apna Apna' and 'Parampara' with Khan.

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Raveena's contemporary, Karisma Kapoor was also 11 years old when Aamir made his debut. The actress worked with Khan only in 'Raja Hindustani' which was huge box office hit.

Raveena's contemporary, Karisma Kapoor was also 11 years old when Aamir made his debut. The actress worked with Khan only in 'Raja Hindustani' which was huge box office hit.

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Aamir Khan and Urmila Matondkar worked together in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Rangeela' which came out in 1995. Urmila, who was a well known child artiste before she made her debut as a heroine, was all of 9 when Aamir made his debut.

Aamir Khan and Urmila Matondkar worked together in Ram Gopal Varma's 'Rangeela' which came out in 1995. Urmila, who was a well known child artiste before she made her debut as a heroine, was all of 9 when Aamir made his debut.

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Aamir played a 25 year old young man in 'Rang De Basanti' and was seen romancing British actress Alice Patten, who is 15 years his junior.

Aamir played a 25 year old young man in 'Rang De Basanti' and was seen romancing British actress Alice Patten, who is 15 years his junior.

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They may have 10 years of age gap between them, but Preity Zinta and Aamir Khan made a cute pair in 'Dil Chahta Hai'.

They may have 10 years of age gap between them, but Preity Zinta and Aamir Khan made a cute pair in 'Dil Chahta Hai'.

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Aamir Khan's co-star in films like 'Ghulam','Rising', 'Talaash', Rani Mukerji was 7 years old when Aamir's 'Holi' came out.

Aamir Khan's co-star in films like 'Ghulam','Rising', 'Talaash', Rani Mukerji was 7 years old when Aamir's 'Holi' came out.

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Born in 1980, Kareena Kapoor worked with Aamir Khan in '3 Idiots' and recently 'Talaash'. Funnily they both played college students in '3 Idiots'.

Born in 1980, Kareena Kapoor worked with Aamir Khan in '3 Idiots' and recently 'Talaash'. Funnily they both played college students in '3 Idiots'.

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An odd pair yet Nandita Das and Aamir Khan looked good together in Deepa Mehta's 'Earth'. Born in 1969, Nandita was 16 years old when 'Holi' was released.

An odd pair yet Nandita Das and Aamir Khan looked good together in Deepa Mehta's 'Earth'. Born in 1969, Nandita was 16 years old when 'Holi' was released.

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Kajol's comeback film post marriage, 'Fanaa' had her paired opposite Aamir Khan. The actress was 11 years old when Aamir's 'Holi' had released.

Kajol's comeback film post marriage, 'Fanaa' had her paired opposite Aamir Khan. The actress was 11 years old when Aamir's 'Holi' had released.

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Aamir Khan's co star in 'Ghajini', south actress Asin is 20 years junior to him. Asin was born the year Aamir Khan made his debut in films.

Aamir Khan's co star in 'Ghajini', south actress Asin is 20 years junior to him. Asin was born the year Aamir Khan made his debut in films.

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Aamir's co-star in forthcoming film 'Dhoom 3', actress Katrina Kaif was a year old when Aamir Khan made his debut. The actress, who has already worked with Salman and Shah Rukh, will be seen working with Aamir in a film for the first time.

Aamir's co-star in forthcoming film 'Dhoom 3', actress Katrina Kaif was a year old when Aamir Khan made his debut. The actress, who has already worked with Salman and Shah Rukh, will be seen working with Aamir in a film for the first time.

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Manisha Koirala worked with Aamir in 'Akele Hum Akele Tum' and 'Mann'. The actress in 5 years younger to Aamir.

Manisha Koirala worked with Aamir in 'Akele Hum Akele Tum' and 'Mann'. The actress in 5 years younger to Aamir.

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In his 25 years long career, Aamir Khan has experimented and played varied roles. On his 48th birthday, we look at some of women who have worked with him over the years.<br><br>His first film 'Holi' came out in in 1985. Aamir was all of 20 when he made his debut in the film opposite TV actress Kitu Gidwani who was 18 at that time.

In his 25 years long career, Aamir Khan has experimented and played varied roles. On his 48th birthday, we look at some of women who have worked with him over the years.

His first film 'Holi' came out in in 1985. Aamir was all of 20 when he made his debut in the film opposite TV actress Kitu Gidwani who was 18 at that time.

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A dark edgy film, Aditya Bhattacharya's 'Raakh' won critical appreciation and was screened at various international film festival. Even though he was a newcomer, Aamir chose the film which was not really a commercial pot boiler. It had him falling in love with an older Supriya Pathak who is four years senior to Aamir.

A dark edgy film, Aditya Bhattacharya's 'Raakh' won critical appreciation and was screened at various international film festival. Even though he was a newcomer, Aamir chose the film which was not really a commercial pot boiler. It had him falling in love with an older Supriya Pathak who is four years senior to Aamir.

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Aamir Kahn and Juhi Chawla were paired opposite each other in Mansoor Khan's 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'- a film which gave Bollywood two new fresh faces. Born in 1967, Juhi was 18 when 'Holi' came out.

Aamir Kahn and Juhi Chawla were paired opposite each other in Mansoor Khan's 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak'- a film which gave Bollywood two new fresh faces. Born in 1967, Juhi was 18 when 'Holi' came out.

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Madhuri Dixit is also a contemporary of Aamir Khan. Born in 1967, Madhuri is two years junior to Aamir and was 18 years old in 1985.The two worked together in Indra Kumar's 'Dil'.

Madhuri Dixit is also a contemporary of Aamir Khan. Born in 1967, Madhuri is two years junior to Aamir and was 18 years old in 1985.The two worked together in Indra Kumar's 'Dil'.

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Pooja Bhatt worked with Aamir in 'Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi'. Born in 1972, Pooja is seven years younger than Khan. So that makes her 13 years old in 1985, when Khan's first film came out.

Pooja Bhatt worked with Aamir in 'Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahi'. Born in 1972, Pooja is seven years younger than Khan. So that makes her 13 years old in 1985, when Khan's first film came out.

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Ayesha Jhulka was 13 years old when Aamir Khan made his debut in 'Holi'. Born in 1972, the actress worked with Khan in 'Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander'.

Ayesha Jhulka was 13 years old when Aamir Khan made his debut in 'Holi'. Born in 1972, the actress worked with Khan in 'Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander'.

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Aamir Khan worked with Sonali Bendre only in one film- 'Sarfarosh'. The actress who quit acting post marriage was 10 years old when Aamir's 'Holi' came out.

Aamir Khan worked with Sonali Bendre only in one film- 'Sarfarosh'. The actress who quit acting post marriage was 10 years old when Aamir's 'Holi' came out.