Tahir Hussain

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Tahir Hussain
Tahir Hussain Khan

19 September 1938
Died2 February 2010 (aged 71)
Cause of deathMyocardial infarction [1]
Burial placeJuhu Cemetery, Mumbai, India [2]
OccupationProducer, director, screenwriter, actor
Years active1961–1994
Spouse(s)Zeenat Hussain
Shahnaz Hussain
ChildrenAamir Khan
Faisal Khan
Farhat Khan
Nikhat Khan
RelativesNasir Hussain (elder brother)
Tariq Khan (nephew)

Mohammad Tahir Hussain Khan or Tahir Hussain (19 September 1938 – 2 February 2010) was an Indian film producer and director known for his works in Hindi cinema.[3][4][5]

Personal life[edit]

Tahir Hussain got married to Zeenat Hussain and is the father of actors Aamir Khan and Faisal Khan. The superhit film producer, director, and writer Nasir Hussain was Tahir Hussain's elder brother and mentor. Tahir's son, Aamir Khan, made his film debut in QSQT, a film which was produced by his uncle Nasir Hussain and directed by his nephew Mansoor Khan.

Tahir Hussain directed his son, Aamir, for the first (and only) time in his directorial debut Tum Mere Ho in 1990.[6][7][8]

Tahir Hussain was related to former Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.[9] On 2 February 2010 he died in Mumbai following a severe heart attack.[10]








  1. ^ https://variety.com/2010/biz/news/bollywood-s-hussain-dies-1118014612/
  2. ^ https://books.google.com/books?id=i0jvCwAAQBAJ&pg=PA191&lpg=PA191&dq=Tahir+Hussain+grave&source=bl&ots=fvD0LDLqTz&sig=fs2B2c9Y6kgEZTmjSyI6asfoEJo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiywMzkuNPcAhXwpVkKHX2SClUQ6AEwFXoECAAQAQ#v=onepage&q=Tahir%20Hussain%20grave&f=false
  3. ^ "Tahir Hussain". IMDb.
  4. ^ "Bollywood pays homage to Aamir Khan's father Tahir Hussain Hindi Event Photos - - (38763-HD Stills)". indiglamour.com.
  5. ^ "Hajji Aamir! Actor keeps his promise, leaves for Haj pilgrimage with mother Zeenat Hussain". intoday.in.
  6. ^ "SPOTTED: Aamir Khan On 'Haj Pilgrimage' With Mother Zeenat Hussain". Businessofcinema.com.
  7. ^ "Aamir Khan leaves for Hajj with his mother". IBNLive.
  8. ^ "Welcome to Sify.com". sify.com.
  9. ^ "Dream to make a film on Maulana Azad: Aamir Khan". IE Staff. The Indian Express. 9 January 2014.
  10. ^ "Filmmaker Tahir Hussain passes away". The Hindu. 2 February 2010.

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