Shahrukh Khan Biography


About Shahrukh Khan



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.

Early Life



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.

Film Career



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:
  • Darr (1993)
  • 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)
  • Don2 (2011)
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.

Other Work



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-wons 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.

Personal Life



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.

Facts about Shahrukh Khan



NamesShahrukh Khan
Full NameShahrukh Khan
Nick NameKing Khan, SRK, The Badshah of Bollywood, The King of Bollywood, The 2nd King of Romance
Date of Birth2 November 1965 (age - 50)[1]
Birth PlaceNew Delhi,
Zodiac signScorpio
Height5' 8" (1.73 m)
NationalityIndian
ProfessionActor, Producer, Television presenter
Father's NameMeer Taj Mohammed Khan
Mother's nameLateef Fatima
Marital statusGauri Khan (m.1991)
Residence AddressMumbai, Maharashtra, India
HometownBandra, Mumbai
EducationKhan enrolled at Hansraj College (1985 - 88) to earn his Bachelor's degree in Economics, but spent much of his time at Delhi's Theatre Action Group (TAG), where he studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John. After Hansraj, he began studying for a Master's degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia, but left to pursue his acting career. He also attended the National School of Drama in Delhi during his early career in Bollywood.
Debut FilmDeewana
Twitter Handlehttps://twitter.com/iamsrk


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