Who Is Shah Rukh Khan?
Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian(Bollywood) film actor, film producer, TV host and biggest star in India. He started his career with several TV shows and his debut TV show was Fauji, which was on air in 1988. Srk is one of the highest paid and richest actors around the world. The actor also is considered to be one of the best speakers in Bollywood. Shah Rukh Khan also is known as by so many names: SRK, Lucky Ali, King, Baadshah, Baazigar etc.
Debut and Success
After that, with the help of his friend Vivek Vaswani, He got a supporting role in Deewana(1992) movie. Hema Malini cast him as a lead role in her produced film “Dil Aashna Hai(1992)” and recommends his name to other producers. He also stated that Armaan Kohli was the first choice for the role and after doing some shooting Armaan quit this role and then Srk was in for the role.
After “Baazigar” and “Daar” movie, He doesn’t have to look back. In “Baazigar” movie, He played a villain/negative role which was the first offered “Salman Khan” and “Armaan Kohli”. But they didn’t want to do any villain/negative role. King Khan has become popular day by day for his innocent look, hard work, and good acting skills. He was a huge fan of Bollywood films from childhood. Now we all know who is Shah Rukh Khan. He is the most successful actor in Bollywood and also a famous celebrity face around the world.
Shah Rukh falls in love with “Gauri” when he was 18 years old. He saw “Gauri Chibber” for the first time at a common friend’s party in 1984. Although Srk is a Muslim person, He married Hindu girl “Gauri Chibber”, on 25 October 1991. Together they have two sons Aryan Khan(Born: November 13, 1997), AbRam Khan(Born: May 27, 2013) and a daughter Suhana Khan(Born: May 22, 2000).
Shah Rukh Khan Unknown Interesting Facts
Shahrukh Khan was the given name by birth for Srk. But he prefers his name to be written as Shah Rukh Khan.
His parents died before he entered movies. Shah Rukh considers it a big regret that they couldn’t see what their son become.
Shah Rukh Have an elder sister “Shehnaz Lalarukh Khan”, who is 57 years old.
34Love At First Sight
Shah Rukh falls in love with “Gauri” when he was 18 years old. He saw “Gauri Chibber” for the first time at a common friend’s party in 1984.
33Married Hindu Wife
Although Srk is a Muslim person, He married Hindu girl “Gauri Chibber”, on 25 October 1991.
Before entering Bollywood, He has been a part of seven TV shows, including his TV debut, Fauji (1988).
He made his Bollywood debut in 1992 with Deewana. Rishi Kapoor was the lead hero in this film.
His acting career was launched by friend Vivek Vaswani and Hema Malini. Vivek recommends his name for “Deewana” movie and other. Hema Malini cast him as a lead role in her produced film “Dil Aashna Hai(1992)” and recommends his name to other producers.
29First Filmfare Award
Khan received his first Filmfare award as “Best Debut Actor” for his first film ‘Deewana’ in 1993. In 1994, He gained Filmfare award as “Best Actor” for “Baazigar”, which was released in 1993.
King Khan total won 97 awards including Filmfare, Screen, IIFA and more. from 182 total nominations.
Almost everybody knows SRK’s younger song Abram Khan was born by surrogacy. Gauri Khan was already 40 up when son Abram was born. So this is not a good idea to born a baby from pregnancy. So SRK and Gauri took the decision of surrogacy.
King Khan has a luxurious house worth $33 million (200 Crore)in Bandra, Mumbai named Mannat. A Bungalow/Farmhouse in Alibag, Mumbai. An apartment in the Park Lane area of Central London. Another $14 million (90 Crore) Villa on the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. SRK also has a $40 million (250 Crore) estate/bungalow on Palm Jumeirah, which has been given to him for FREE by developers of the project ‘Nakheel’ in 2007, as they wanted to have a Bollywood celebrity resident at the Palm Jumeirah!
Mannat was earlier known as the Villa Vienna and belonged to Gujarat born Parsi Kekoo Gandhy. SRK purchased Mannat at a price of Rs. 15 Crore in 1995. Now, this spot which is known as a visitor historic point in Mumbai is worth near an astounding US $33 million (INR 200 crores).
24Salman VS Srk
Salman Khan debut in Bollywood with a supporting role in 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi. Srk also debuts with a supporting role in 1992 film Deewana. But Srk was 4 years junior then Salman. Salman earned total 72 awards but Srk earned total 97 awards.
23Thank You, Gift
After Shah Rukh Khan made a cameo in Salman Khan’s ‘Tubelight’, the Bollywood ‘Bhai’ is set to return the favor and also make a special appearance in his next dwarf film being directed by Anand L Rai. It has now been reported that the Badshah of Bollywood has gifted Sallu a luxury car as a thank you gift.
22Person Responsible For Making Him A Star!
Shah Rukh revealed that Armaan Kohli is the first choice for his debut film role Deewana. Kohli quit after shooting some scene. Then Srk was in for that role.
21Award & Costume Collection
King Khan has a room for his awards and favorite used costumes on his house Mannat. We have seen a part of the room on his “Fan” movie.
Shahrukh and Kajol starring DDLJ(Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge) released in 1995 and this film is one of highest grossing film of all time with ₹100 crore(INR) income till now.
19Box Office Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is one of the commercially successful actors in Bollywood. His total 58 films(include ‘Fan’ and ‘Jab Harry Met Saijal’) collects 2200 crore(INR) in India(worldwide collection not included).
Khan launched his own production company “Red Chillies Entertainment Production” in 2002. This company is run by Shah Rukh Khan, Gauri Khan, Venky Mysore and Blesson Oommen. He produced more then 20 films include “Ra.one”, “Chennai Express”, “Dilwale” and More.
17First Produced Film
His first produced movie was “Phir Bhi Dill Hain Hindustani(2000)” and that flopped.
16Launched Deepika Padukone
Shahrukh Khan launched Deepika Padukone’s in Bollywood through “Om Shanti Om” movie which is released on 2007. Deepika was the lead actress in that film.
15Owns Cricket Team
Khan is the owner of two cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) team in the Indian Premier League and Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) team in the Caribbean Premier League.
Baadshah of Bollywood has a huge fear of horse riding.
King Khan is the richest actor in Bollywood or India and 2nd richest actor in the world. His net worth is $800 Million (US)/₹5000 Crore (INR). Khan is the 3rd highest paid actor in Bollywood industry with ₹40-50 Crore (INR) per film.
Shah Rukh Khan was played national level cricket.
Srk is crazy about cars, games, video games and hi-tech gadgets. SRK has a good collection of luxurious cars.
It seems that Srk likes the 555 number. Some of his car and other numbers include this “555” number.
9Dr. Shah Rukh Khan
He has received an honorary degree in recognition for his acts of philanthropy, altruism, and humanitarianism and his global reach as an actor, from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
8Statue On Madame Tussaud’s Museum
Shahrukh has a statue in London’s Madame Tussaud’s Museum.
7Villa On Dubai Island
Shah Rukh purchased a $14 million (90 Crore) worth villa on an island on the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
Bollywood Baadshah was hosted the third season of popular reality game show “Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC)”.
5Give Own Award To Salman Khan
In 1998, he won the Zee Cine Award for best actor but to everyone’s surprise, when he called Salman Khan on stage and handed over the award to him and asked him to deliver the thank you speech instead of SRK.
4Salman and Shah Rukh Fight
Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan fight on Katrina Kaif’s Birthday party some years ago. In 2014, they patch up the fight and now they are good friends.
3Relationship with Priyanka
King Khan was very much closed to Priyanka Chopra for a long time. Rumored is, they were in a relationship. But they said they were good friends. But their social media and images showed other things. When this turned into a full-blown controversy, the two actors drifted apart and now refrain from talking about each other.
Sophia is a social humanoid robot developed by Hong Kong-based company Hanson Robotics made the humanoid robot “Sophia” stated, “SRK is her favorite actor”.
Salman’s first film “Biwi Ho To Aisi’ released in 1988 when he was 28 years old. Fact is that did you know ‘Alia Bhat’ was born in 1993.
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