"I strongly feel that cinema and film is a great medium to bring people together.” Aamir Khan, an Indian film actor and filmmaker said during an interview with People's Daily.
"There will be more understanding and emotional closeness between people across the globe, and everyone will grow to understand that we do have a shared future,” he continued.
Aamir Khan established himself as one of the most popular and influential actors of Indian cinema. He has a significant following in India and China, and has been described by Newsweek as "the biggest movie star" in the world.
For most Chinese audiences, he is the signature figure of Indian cinema. Almost all of his films released in China had great performance at the box office and positive reviews, including, 3 Idiots, Dangal and Secret Superstar.
When we got to know him from the 3 Idiots, he was already 44 years old. He managed to lose weight and gain weight in a short time for Dangal. Most of his films tackle Indian social issues. For instance, 3 Idiots reflects problems of the educational system, and Dangal focuses on women’s issues.
He wears different hats in the film industry, working as an actor, a director and a producer. He is determined to help the cross-cultural communication between China and India through films. Please enjoy this video clip that highlights some of his valuable insights.