- "I actually don't fear losing stardom," said Aamir
- Can never claim that a film became a hit because of me: Aamir
- Aamir is currently promoting Secret Superstar
Aamir's last film Dangal was huge blockbuster at the box office and also fetched good results in China and Hong Kong. In the last few years, he headlined projects like 3 Idiots, PK and Dhoom 3 and all of them set box office records globally. Of his stardom, Aamir told PTI, "Stars are made through films. It isn't the other way around. I can never claim that a film became a hit because of me. If you look at PK, Dangal, 3 Idiots, as a star the maximum I can do is bring in the first weekend. As an actor, I am contributing in creative aspect." He added that the credit for the success of all these films go to the directors and the writers.
His only fear, he says is whether he's handling the process of filmmaking rightly or not. Aamir launched his production company Aamir Khan Productions in 2001 and produced Lagaan in the same year. The film was selected as India's official entry to the 74th Academy Awards in the Best Foreign Language Film category. "I fear what we have set out to make, can we achieve it fully? The process of filmmaking is so complex, that if you go wrong even in one step, your film won't be what you set out to make. What we are trying to achieve have we achieved it? My biggest fear is that. We shouldn't go wrong there. Will I lose my creativity? For sure I will. Will I lose my fame? Hundred per cent I will. There's no question about it. It's a matter of time," he told PTI.
Taare Zameen Par, Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na and Dhobi Ghat are some of the other films produced by Aamir Khan Productions.
Of his choice of films, Aamir said, "It is my good fortune to be a part of these films. Imagine if I didn't have Taare Zameen Par, Lagaan or 3 Idiots where would I be? My career is built on these films. The choice is mine, I chose well, but I shouldn't be credited so much for that."
Aamir Khan is currently promoting Secret Superstar, a film produced by him and directed by Advait Chandan. Secret Superstar is headlined by Aamir's Dangal co-star Zaira Wasim and the actor features in a special role. The film released on October 20. Meanwhile, Aamir's next film is Thugs Of Hindostan, also starring Amitabh Bachchan.
(With PTI inputs)