Tahir Hussain

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Tahir Hussain
Born Tahir Hussain
Hardoi, United Provinces, British India
Died 2 February 2010 (aged 72)
Bandra, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Occupation Producer, director, screenwriter, actor
Years active 1961–1994
Spouse(s) Zeenat Hussain
Shahnaz Hussain
Children Aamir Khan
Faisal Khan
Farhat Khan
Nikhat Khan
Relatives Nasir Hussain (elder brother)
Tariq Khan (nephew)

Tahir Hussain (1938 – 2 February 2010) was an Indian film producer and director known for his works in Hindi cinema.[1][2][3]

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Tahir Hussain got married to Zeenat Hussain and is the father of Bollywood 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 cousin (Tahir's nephew) Mansoor Khan.

Tahir Hussain directed his son, Aamir, for the first (and only) time in his directorial debut Tum Mere Ho in 1990.[4][5][6]

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








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