Shahrukh Khan, also known as Shah Rukh Khan, is a famous film actor, television host, and film producer in India. Due to his immense popularity, he is frequently dubbed as the “King of Bollywood” or”King Khan”. Shahrukh Khan has acted in more than 80 Hindi films. He is known for being one of the most successful stars in the world.
Shahrukh Khan was born in New Delhi on November 2, 1965. His parents are Taj Mohammed Khan, an Indian freedom fighter hailing from Peshawar and Lateef Fatima. Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput community adopted Lateef Fatima as his daughter. Shah Nawaz Khan was a general of the Indian National Army led by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Shahrukh Khan also has an elder sister whose name is Shehnaz.
Khan spent his childhood in the Rajendra Nagar area of New Delhi. He studied at St. Columba’s School and he successfully took part in his academics, sports, and drama. Shahrukh also achieved the prestigious Sword of Honor, which was an award offered every year to the student who was the best representative of the spirit of that academic institution. After completing his school education, he studied at the Hansraj College in Delhi from 1985 to 1988 and attained his Graduation Degree in Economics (Hons). In spite of the fact that Shahrukh pursued a Postgraduate Degree in Mass Communication at Jamia Millia Islamia University, he chose to make his living in Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan In 1991, Shahrukh Khan shifted to Mumbai following the demise of his parents. This marked his entry into the silver screen or stardom.
Shahrukh started his career as an actor in various television serials in the later part of the 1980s. He first appeared as a hero in the film Deewana, which was released in 1992. He achieved a Filmfare Award for the Best Male Debut for this film. After this, there was no looking back for this talented actor. He acted in films that took India by storm and have been popular among all age groups. Some of the popular films in which he acted are as follows:
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Om Shanti Om (2007)
Chak De! India (2007)
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Veer Zaara (2004)
Chak De India (2007)
Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
My Name Is Khan (2010)
Some of these films are the biggest hits of Bollywood and did good business in the international markets as well. He is one of the most accomplished Indian actors at the present time.
Since 2000, Shahrukh has entered the business of television hosting and film production. He has formed two production houses, Red Chillies Entertainment and Dreamz Unlimited. He has produced films like Asoka (2001), Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000), Chalte Chalte (2003), Main Hoon Na (2004), Om Shanti Om (2007), Billu (2009), Paheli (2005), Always Kabhi Kabhi (2011), and Ra.One (2011). He also co-owns the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders. He is also known for being a television presenter and a show performer.
Awards won by Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh has achieved 14 Filmfare Awards for his contribution to Hindi films and eight of them were won in the Best Actor category which is an unparalleled feat. He received the Padma Shri conferred by the Government of India in 2005. Other than these, he has received four IIFA Awards, nine Star Screen Awards, three Bollywood Movie Awards, eight Zee Cine Awards, and two Global Indian Film Awards.
Khan married his long-time girlfriend Gauri Chibber on October 25, 1991. The couple has two sons named Aryan and Abram and one daughter named Suhana. Aryan was born in 1997, Suhana in 2000 and Abram in 2013. Khan’s family believes in both Hinduism and Islam.
1 “Success is not a good teacher, failure makes you humble.”
2 “Success and failure are both part of life. Both are not permanent.”
3 “Cinema in India is like brushing your teeth in the morning. You can’t escape it.”
4 “Whenever I fail as a father or husband… a toy and a diamond always works.”
5 “I truly believe my job is to make sure people smile.”
6 “I think love can happen at any age… it has no age.”
7 “Everyone has their own way of expressing happiness.”
8 “I am like a kid. I tell my family and friends I’m like a kid.”
9 “Without hurting anybody, we all tend to laugh at others’ discomfort. When someone slips on a banana skin and falls it’s funny.”
10 “I could lie and say my wife cooks for me, but she doesn’t. My wife has never learnt cooking but she has great cooks at home.”