Actor Aamir Khan welled up as he recalled his childhood days when his family was in debt and he faced difficulties in school. In a recent interaction, Aamir talked about how he and his siblings would be late in paying school fees. He likewise added that the principal would announce their names in the school after giving them a couple of warnings.
In a new interaction with Humans of Bombay, Aamir opened up about his childhood, when his family was in debt and faced a tough patch for eight years. During his school days, the fee structure was – ₹6 for the 6th standard, ₹7 for the 7th standard, ₹8 for the 8th standard and so on. However, Aamir and his siblings ‘were always late to pay their fees’. After a couple of warnings, the principal would announce their names in the assembly, in front of the entire school. Speaking to the stage, Aamir had ‘tears in his eyes’.
Aamir has featured in numinous movies over the years and earned accolades and many awards. He featured in Raakh (1989), Dil (1990), Raja Hindustani (1996), Sarfarosh (1999), Lagaan (2001), Rang De Basanti (2006), Taare Zameen Par (2007), Ghajini (2008), 3 Idiots (2009), Dhoom 3 (2013), PK (2014), and Dangal (2016) among many others.