Imran is of Bengali and British descent. His mother Nuzhat Khan, is superstar Aamir Khan`s sister and father Anil Pal works as a senior manager at Yahoo in Silicon Valley. His parents got divorced when he was hardly two. He has been brought up by his mother, hence the surname Khan. However, before joining the film industry, he lived with his father to finish high school in California and then got trained in filmmaking at New York.He debuted in the film industry at the age of five, as little Aamir Khan in Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. His next role was again as young Aamir, in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander. Then he got trained in filmmaking, as he aims to be a director. But his present success is a hint at his multi talented personality, very much like his uncle Aamir.