5 Lesser-Known Films Of Aamir Khan

Author : Pankaj Sabnani

If we ask you to name 5 films of Aamir Khan, you’ll probably say Rang De Basanti, Lagaan, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, Rangeela, Ishq, Sarfarosh and the likes. But you’ll probably not know that he also acted in films we’ve listed here. Some of them fall under the ‘So bad that it’s good’ category. 😉

Atank Hi Atank
Highly inspired by The Godfather, this film also starred Rajnikanth. A poor farmer and his family are finding it hard to survive when a gangster asks them to work for him. Years later, the farmer becomes a big criminal with many people wanting to kill him.

With Aamir Khan and Supriya Pathak in the lead roles, this crime thriller received a lot of critical acclaims apart from 3 national awards. It was about a young guy whose girlfriend is sexually assaulted. He takes law into his own hands to avenge the crime.


This 1984 film directed by Ketan Mehta also starred Ashutosh Gowariker. The film is about a bunch of college kids who revolt when they come to know that Holi won’t be a ‘holi’day for them.

Daulat Ki Jung

This 1992 film is a true gem. In the film, only Aamir Khan knows where a treasure is hidden because he swallows its map. Yes, you heard that right. This film is highly recommended with friends ideally during a house party.

Awwal Number

This film is cricket meets jealousy meets terrorism. Aamir Khan plays a cricketer who replaces Aditya Pancholi. Not taking this in the right spirit, Aditya decides to take revenge. Meanwhile, Dev Anand, who plays a cop, comes to know of a deadly terror plan and does all it takes to thwart it. The climax of this film is particularly very interesting.

So make sure you watch these films if you haven’t already and let us know.

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