In Ram Gopal Varma's film 'Rangeela', Aamir Khan overshadowed Urmila Matondkar and Jackie Shroff. Right from his mannerism to his look, he got the 'mawali' act absolutely right in the film.
The goatie became a fashion statement after Aamir Khan flaunted it in Farhan Akhtar's film 'Dil Chahta Hai'.
Oscar nominated film 'Lagaan' (2001) was Aamir Khan's first film as a producer. Set in pre-independence era, Aamir's de-glam look in the film was really impressive. Complete with dhoti and ear studs, Aamir tried to look his part.
The radical makeover came when Aamir Khan grew a handlebar mustache and long hair to play the lead role in Ketan Mehta's ambitious project 'Mangal Pandey: The Rising'. Though the film failed to earn commercial success, his look in the period film was highly appreciated.
In 'Taare Zameen Par', Aamir made mowhawk hairdo a style statement. He played the cool art teacher in the film who insists his students to think beyond books.
For 'Ghajini', Aamir went through rigorous training to get the perfect eight packs and even went bald. While promoting the film, Aamir even gave similar haircuts to some of the enthusiastic fans.
For a 40 something, it may have been difficult to play an 18 year old college student convincingly. Yet, Aamir Khan pulled of the role in '3 Idiots' amazingly well. Shirt cropped hair, baggy clothes completed the look.
In 'Dhobi Ghat', a film directed by his wife Kiran Rao, Aamir played a painter. To show his mature side, Aamir was seen with a few grey strands in his hair in the film.
Aamir surprised everyone with his item number in 'Delhi Belly'. He looked hilarious as the hairy ' Disco Fighter'.
In Reema Kagti's 'Talaash', the actor kept a minimalist look with short cropped hair and mustache. The actor played a police officer in the film.
For 'Dhoom 3', Aamir pumped up his body once again and wore a bowlers hat. The actor also trained in acrobats and gymnastics to play his character well.
No actor has had experimented with looks onscreen as much as Aamir Khan has done. On his 49th birthday, we look at some of striking looks that the actor donned for his various films.
Aamir Khan played an inspector in the 1995 film 'Baazi'. For one of the sequences in the film, he dressed like a woman. And looked quite convincing!