Shah Rukh Khan Movies & News
Shah Rukh Khan Movies & News

Shah Rukh Khan

  • Actor

Nov 02, 1965

Shah Rukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, singer, and television host. He has worked in more than 80 movies, which have won him innumerable awards, including 14 Filmfare awards and fans all over the world. He always had a keen interest in theater and was a part of street plays in his youth. He then made his television debut with Fauji in 1989 and Bollywood debut with Deewana in 1992. He is the co-chairperson of motion picture production house Red Chillies Entertainment with his wife, Gauri Khan. He also co-owns Kolkata Knight Riders, also known as KKR, an Indian Premier League team, with Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta. He has been honored for his philanthropic work in the field of education, health care, and disaster relief. In 2015, he received an honorary doctorate from the University of Edinburgh for his contribution to the film industry and philanthropic endeavors. In 2008, Newsweek included him in their list of fifty most powerful people in the world. Shah Rukh Khan is often referred to as King Khan, King of Bollywood and Brand SRK.

Shah Rukh Khan was not always, what they call him, The Badshah of Bollywood.
Did you Know?
- Before becoming an accomplished actor, Shah Rukh used to live in a rented apartment with his family. He now lives in his INR 2000 crore mansion, Mannat, in Mumbai`s suburban Bandra.

- He is the first Indian who has been honored with UNESCO`s Pyramid con Marni Award for promoting the education of children in India.

- Before making it big in Bollywood, Shah Rukh took up odd jobs. He ran a dhaba in Daryaganj, Delhi, which failed to work.

- Contrary to popular belief, Shah Rukh Khan got his first salary, INR 50, for working as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas concert, and not from the television series, Fauji. With that money, he booked a train ticket to Agra to see the Taj Mahal.

- French perfume brand Jeanne Arthes launched a fragrance labeled Tiger Eyer by SRK.

- He suffers from Hippophobia, fear of horses.

- Shah Rukh himself sold tickets for his movie Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa at the booking counter of a theater.

- He is a big fan of Manchester United Football Club.

- Shah Rukh never kissed any of his on-screen lovers despite being a romantic hero, however, he kissed Katrina Kaif in Jab Tak Hai Jaan.

- He is the second richest actor in the world, which means he earns much more than most Hollywood actors too.

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