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Fell in love at the age of 10, says Aamir Khan

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

today wished his fan on and revealed that he fell in love for the first time at the age of 10 though it was unrequited.

In a video message to his fans, who asked him about his 'pehla nasha', a reference to the romantic song from his early hit "Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar", Aamir said he was unlucky in his initial quest for love.

"Believe it or not, I fell in love when I was 10. I had joined a tennis coaching and the group was large, of 40-50 children. There I was stunned to see a beautiful girl. She was of my age. It was my first love. I just fell head over heels for her. I was totally besotted. But I never had the courage to tell her.

"My tennis improved a lot during this time as I would be the first one to come and the last one to leave as I wanted to impress her. But her family left the city after a year, so it was unrequited love," the 52-year-old said.

The actor, who is happily married to second wife Kiran Rao, said he feels a special affinity to people who are not lucky in love as he has gone through such situations in life.

"I was not lucky in love initially. I am now but not in the beginning. I have a special emotion for those who don't get to be with the person they love. I hope that all of you have love in your life," the said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 18:35 IST