Kiran Rao Khan is a film producer and director and wife of Bollywood's perfectionist Aamir Khan.
Kiran Rao Khan started her career as an assistant director in the epic movie Lagaan directed by Ashutosh Gowariker, whom she also assisted later on Swades: We, the People. Lagaan was nominated for 74th Academy Awards in the foreign language film category.
Aamir Khan produced and starred in the same film. She also worked as Second Assistant Director with Academy Award nominated director Mira Nair on the indy hit Monsoon Wedding.
Kiran Rao and Aamir Khan met on the sets of Lagaan where she was one of the Assistant Directors. They married in December 2005. They have a son Azad who was born in 2011.
Kiran made her debut as a director in Dhobi Ghat. She has also produced films like Taare Zameen Par, Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na, Peepli Live, Delhi Belly and Talaash.