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SHAH RUKH KHAN
Producer | Actor
Born – November 02, 1965 in New Delhi, India
One of the biggest Bollywood heartthrobs of the past decade, Shah Rukh Khan, the brand which has been ruling the box office market (both domestic and international) from the last 25 years. Various critics suggest that during 2000-2010, he was the only actor who gave back-to-back hits while many other big stars were going through bad phase. Let's take a look at Shah Rukh's journey, from being no-one to the 2nd richest actor in the world.
Shahrukh Khan Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Family, Wiki & Biodata
Real Name: Shah Rukh Khan
Nickname: SRK , King Khan, King of Romance, Baadshah
Profession: Actor, Producer
Date of Birth: 2 November 1965
Age (as in 2017): 52 Years
Birth Place: New Delhi, India
Zodiac sign: Scorpio
School: St. Columba’s School, Delhi
College: Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi
Educational Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Economics Masters degree in Mass Communications (Film making)
Journey of The Most Romantic Actor of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan
On 2nd November 1965, Shah Rukh was born at the Talwar Nursing Home in New Delhi. SRK’s ormal education was began at St. Columba’s High School, New Delhi. It was near Gole market, run by Irish brothers who believed in discipline and a very high standard of education.
ShahRukh was also the captain of his football, hockey and cricket teams all at the same time in school. But, after sustaining a football injury, he started to consider acting as a career. He graduated with honours in Economics from Hansraj College and did his masters in mass communications from Jamiya Miliya Islamia.
Shah Rukh Khan was very bad in Hindi language. His mother told him that if he got full marks in Hindi she would take him to see a Hindi film in the theater. Shah Rukh studied his butt off and managed to get full marks and as promised his mother took him to see my first Hindi film, in a theater.
Fauji, Circus and Dil Dariya: Beginning of SRK’s journey
Shah Rukh began his journey by landing the lead role of a commando in 1988 drama series Fauji (1988). The serial was based on a group of young jawans and their personal relationships and problems in the army. SRK also did shows such as Circus and Dil Dariya. All the TV serials got a very high rating and Shah Rukh was being recognized as a well-known TV star.
Shah Rukh’s entry in Bollywood
Shah Rukh starred earlier in a small role in ‘Dil Aashna Hai’ but his big debut came in the form of Deewana (1992) where he acted alongside actress Divya Bharti. SRK also won the prestigious Filmfare award for Best Debut Actor Male for the movie. In the same year, SRK delivered another hit, “Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman.”
Shah Rukh Khan: King of negative roles
In 1993, Shah Rukh Khan played a gamble by doing psychotic characters in Darr and Baazigar and this was the beginning of king khan as both the films became massive hits. Shah Rukh earned his first Best Actor award and was also nominated in the villainous role category.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge: The first cult film in Shah Rukh’s career
On 20th October 1995, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge released. At that time, no-one knows that this film will be proved as a landmark in SRK career. Now the SRK’s kingdom is started.
SRK films that ruled both national and international market
The box-office market flooded with SRK blockbusters such as Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham… (2001) , Devdas (2002), Swades (2004), Chak de! India (2007), Om Shanti Om (2007), My Name Is Khan (2010), Ra.One (2011) , Don 2 (2011), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)and Chennai Express (2013).
Shahrukh Khan About his look
In his biography, Shah Rukh Khan writes: “Some felt my looks were not adequate to make it as a romantic hero. One producer of mine still insists that my, -hair is like a bear’s. I never felt bad about what they said.”
“My mother thought I was very good looking. I wish that producer could meet up with her and she’d show him who looked like a bear just before she hung him on the clothes line to dry.”
Shah Rukh On Advertising world
We know about SRK stardom in advertising industry. Shah Rukh shared a very interesting story about his first advertisement.
“The first ad I did after I came to Bombay, the Tata Tea ad, helped me to buy a house.”
SRK further added: “I think I can be in the Guinness Book of World Records as the hero who has sold the maximum number of products: cars, soap, shampoo, noodles, watches and clothes.”
A brand named Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh endorsed Pepsi, Mayur Suitings, Hyundai Santro, Snoodles, Cinthol soap, Bagpiper club soda, Clinic All Clear etc. While watching advertisement on TV, we can see SRK every other minute.
SRK said: “The money I made from advertising gave me the scope to do the kind of cinema I wanted to. Though I have never done an ad only for money.”
When Shah Rukh Went Digital
Shah Rukh has a very interesting story about Dreamz Unlimited, “When I set up Dreamz Unlimited the logic was to start a company where everybody was well fed, got their money and were self-reliant. The idea behind Arclightz was to have an equipment unit, which would back up Dreamz Unlimited.”
“The logic of Dreamz Unlimited is not to make money but to make different films and to make sure not to lose money. We should not have to sell our houses to run the company. So when I decided to join hands with Aziz and Juhi for Dreamz Unlimited I was very clear that the company should be self-reliant. I was not aiming to be the biggest film producer in the world but I wanted that we should be able to make our kind of films without being dependant on producers who were not like-minded.”
Shah Rukh’s fame continues……
Shah Rukh has been credited as the world’s biggest movie star and was named among the 50 most powerful people by Newsweek.
“Shah Rukh is quoted as being one of the most humble and down to earth personalities.”
Shah Rukh’s stage performances
Shah Rukh participated in The Awesome Foursome world tour across the United Kingdom, Canada, and the United States along with Juhi Chawla, Akshay Kumar and Kajol. Shah Rukh started an association with the “Temptations” series of concert tours by singing, dancing, and performing skits alongside Arjun Rampal, Priyanka Chopra, and other Bollywood stars in Temptations 2004, a stage show that toured 22 venues across the world. In 2008, Khan set up Temptation Reloaded, a series of concerts that toured several countries, including the Netherlands.
Shah Rukh’s favourite actress was Mumta
ShahRukh in his biography writes about his favourite actress Mumtaz,
“I loved the way she moved her hips. I think nobody in this world can be as beautiful a sight as she used to be. She was sensual, innocent, naughty and very energetic, all at the same time. She was the first personality I mimicked. I loved to walk like her and dance like her.”
Shah Rukh love for his father
Shah Rukh’s father Mir Taj Mohammed, was very well-read and educated too. He did MA, LLB and knew six languages – Persian, Sanskrit, Pushtu, Punjabi, Hindi and English. SRK said about his father, “I wish I could be like him or bring up my child in the same way that he brought us up but I don?t know if I will be able to because I am more temperamental than he was. Somehow, my sister and I listened to him more than we listened to our mother.
He was gentler than her.”
“When my father died, I didn’t cry. I thought it was heroic. I was one of the pall-bearers and thought I had become a little big man. But I felt cheated despite the fact that he had prepared me for his death.”
Awards received by Shahrukh
Shah Rukh has received 14 Filmfare Awards from 30 nominations and special award.
Shah Rukh has won the Filmfare Best Actor award for Baazigar (1993), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Devdas (2002), Swades (2004), Chak De! India (2007) and My Name Is Khan (2010).
Shah Rukh was awarded the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2005.
The Government of France has awarded him both the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2007), and its highest civilian honour, the Légion d’honneur.
Interesting Facts about Shah Rukh Khan
Shahrukh earlier had a dog named Chewbecca.
Shahrukh has a statue in London’s Madame Tussaud’s Museum.
Shahrukh is scared of riding horses.
Shahrukh is known for keeping his low profile in charity, social and humanitarian work. On being asked during an interview with The Guardian, he said “Somewhere in the Quran it says that if you do charity for a reason, it’s not charity”
Shahrukh’s acting career was launched by his friend Vivek Vaswani and Hema Malini.
SRK has played cricket at national level.
SRK has hosted the third season of popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC).
He was given the birth name as Shahrukh which means “Face of the King”. But, he prefers to write his name as Shah Rukh Khan.
Shah Rukh’s initial salary was Rs 50 which he earned by working as a guide at a Pankaj Udhas concert in Delhi. He used the cash to take the train to Agra and see the Taj Mahal.
He went for the foetal sex determination (false allegation).
He was barred from entering Wankhede Stadium.
In 2008, Shahrukh and Salman fought in Katrina Kaif’s birthday party.
He slapped Shirish Kunder (Farah Khan’s husband) in a party.
He was caught Smoking publicly in Rajasthan during IPL match in 2012.