The ‘King of Bollywood’, ‘Badshah of Bollywood’ and also known as SRK, Shah Rukh Khan of one of the most successful and most talented Bollywood actors. Shah Rukh Khan is also a filmmaker, producer, businessman, and television personality. He has appeared in more than eighty (80) Indian (Bollywood) films and most of them have been blockbusters. He is one of the most critically acclaimed and praised Bollywood stars of his generation. Khan has received 166 major and minor award nominations and has won 93 awards for his acting, including fourteen (14) Filmfare Awards, Bollywood’s biggest award.
In 2005, the Government of India awarded him with Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian award. And the Government of France honored Khan with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres award in 2007, and in 2014, the France Government awarded him with the Order of Legion of Honour, which is France’s highest civilian award. With his fan following all around the world and huge income, Khan is considered the most successful film star in the world.
Shah Rukh Khan made his film debut with his lead role alongside Rishi Kapoor and Divya Bharti in the 1992 action-romantic drama film Deewana (1992). The film was a commercial and critical success and introduced Khan as one of the most talented new actors of the industry. He received a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for this role. This was the big break that Khan needed. Khan has been a part of the Bollywood film industry since 1992 and has proved himself as one of the greatest talents in the business.
Some of his most successful and iconic roles are; Ajay Sharma in Baazigar (1993), Rahul Mehra in Darr (1993), Vijay Agnihotri in Anjaam (1994), Arjun Singh in Karan Arjun (1995), Raj Malhotra in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Ram Jaane in Ram Jaane: God Knows (1995), Roop Singh Rathor in Chaahat (1996), Shanker in Koyla (1997), Rahul in Dil to Pagal Hai (1997), Arjun Saagar in Pardes (1997), Amarkanth Vaarma in Dil Se.. (1998), Rahul Khanna in Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Raj “Badshah” in Badshah (1999), Ajay Bakshi in Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000), Max “Maxie” Dias in Josh (2000), Raj Aryan Maalhotra in Mohabbatein (2000), Arun Verma in One 2 Ka 4 (2001), Rahul Raichand in Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham.. (2002), Devdas Mukherji in Devdas (2002), Gopal in Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002), Raj Mathur in Chalte Chalte (2003), Aman Mathur in Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Maj. Ram Prasad Sharma in Main Hoon Na (2004), Veer Partap Singh in Veer-Zaara (2004), Mohan Bhargava in Swades (2004), Dev Saran Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006), Vijay/Don in Don (2006), Kabir Khan in Chak De! India (2007), Om Prakash Makhija/ Om Kapoor in Om Shanti Om (2007), Surinder “Suri” Sahni / Raj Kapoor in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Rizvan Khan in My Name Is Khan (2010), G. One/ Shekhar in Ra. One (2011), Don in Don 2 (2012), Samar Anand Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Charlie in Happy New Year (2014), Raj / Kaali in Dilwale (2015), Gaurav Chandna / Aryan Khanna in Fan (2016), Raees in Raees (2017), Harinder Singh Nehra in Jab Harry Met Sejal (2017), Bauua Singh in Zero (2018), and more.
Shah Rukh Khan (Bio)
Full Name: Shah Rukh Khan
Date of Birth: November 2nd, 1965
Birth Place: New Dehli, India
Profession: Actor, Businessman, Filmmaker, Producer, Television Show Host
Nicknames: King Khan, SRK
Height: 1.69m (5’ 6’’)
Net Worth: $700 million
Spouse: Gauri Chibber (m. 1991)
Amazing Facts About Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan attended St. Columba’s School while living in New Dehli, and received the Sword of Honor, which is given to the best student.
After high school, Khan attended Hansraj College, Dehli University. He went on to get an admission in Masters Degree program in Mass Communications (Filmmaking) in Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Dehli.
Khan loved sports and went on to captain all teams such as; cricket, football, and hockey, and even played cricket on zone and national level.
Shah Rukh learned acting from Barry John in his theatre group in New Dehli. Another great Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee has also studied acting from Barry John.
He is the megastar of Bollywood and is regarded as ‘King of Bollywood’.
Shah Rukh Khan married Gauri Chibber in 1991 before he began his film career, and has been happily married to her ever since. The couple has three children one daughter Suhana Khan, and two sons Aryan Khan, and AbRam Khan.
He likes and trusts the work of Aditya Chopra so much that he never read any of his script before signing for the film.
Khan founded and runs a production company named “Dreamz Unlimited” with his close friend and co-star Juhi Chawla and another friend Aziz Mirza who is a director.
Time Magazine included him in its list of 20 Asian Heroes Under 40, in 2004.
He is co-owner of the production company “Red Chillies Entertainment”, with his wife Gauri. Khan founded this company for his friend Farah Khan, a director so that she could make her film directorial debut with her 2004 film Main Hoon Na.
Though he was a good student he was not very good in Hindi. So his mother told him that she would take him to movies if he scores good marks in Hindi. After that Khan started to perform very well in Hindi class and got good marks, as he loved movies and wanted to go to the cinema to watch them.
Khan’s mother Lateef Fatima Khan was a magistrate and his father Taj M. Khan owned and ran a transport company. Both of them died before he made his film debut.
He is very good friends with his fellow stars Preity Zinta and Juhi Chawla.
Khan loves BMW cars and owns several models of it including the latest ones. He loves to watch movies while sitting alone in one of his cars.
All of his cars have the same registration number which is ‘555’. He thinks that this number brings him good luck.
Shah Rukh smokes at least two packs of cigarette everyday, he is a chain smoker.
He has neck, knees and back pain problems.
Khan has never kissed any of his female co-stars on lips since his first and last kiss in the 1993 film Maya. He promised himself to never do it again.
Khan introduced Deepika Padukone to the Bollywood industry in his 2006 romance film Om Shanti Om.
He does not like ice-creams.
He has owned several dogs overs the years named; Chubacca, Hulk, Juicy, Dash and Kai.
He is a big fan of the famous Spanish drama Money Heist (2017-2021).
|2007||Chak De! India||Kabir Khan||8.2/10|
|1995||Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge||Raj Malhotra||8.1/10|
|2010||My Name Is Khan||Rizwan Khan||8/10|
|1998||Dil Se||Amarkanth Varma||7.6/10|
|2003||Kal Ho Naa Ho||Aman Mathur||7.9/10|
|2004||Veer-Zara||Veer Pratap Singh||7.8/10|
|1998||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Rahul Khanna||7.6/10|