Shahrukh Khan, known as ‘King Khan’ or SRK, by his millions of Indian and global fans, is one of the most accomplished actors in the Indian film industry. Till date, Shahrukh has starred in over 80 movies and has won numerous awards and accolades for his intense roles. Due to the immense Indian and worldwide fan-base Shahrukh is touted to be one of the most successful actors in the whole world.
Now known as the ‘Baadshah of Bollywood’, Shahrukh Khan began his career in the television industry in the late 1980s. After having made his Bollywood debut in the early 1990s, Shahrukh rose to fame for portraying anti-hero characters with unique intensity. His stardom increased, even more, when he began playing romantic characters in the mid 1990s.
Apart from his movies, Shahrukh is also popular as TV game-show host. Not only this, being an avid cricket fan, Shahrukh is also owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders IPL team and co-owner of IPL too. A genuine human being at heart, Shahrukh is active in philanthropic endeavors, especially that concern providing effective disaster relief and health care.
About Shahrukh Khan
|Real Name||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Nickname ||King Khan, SRK, Baadshah Of Bollywood and King Of Romance|
|Date of Birth||2nd November 1965|
|Age (as in July 2018)||53 years|
|Place of Birth||Delhi|
|Education||Master's Degree in Mass Communications (Jamia Millia Islamia University - New Delhi)|
|Height||5 ft 8"|
(173 cm) approximately
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Family & Relationships
|Father||Late Taj Mohammed Khan|
|Mother||Late Lateef Fatima|
(Interior Designer/Film Producer)
|Income (Annual)||INR 290,00,00,000|
(USD 45 Million)
|Famous for||Baazigar, Darr (1993), Karan Arjun, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Josh, Mohabbatein (2000), Devdas (2002), Kal Ho Na Ho (2003), Main Hoon Na, Veer Zara, Swades (2004), Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Don 1 (2006), Om Shanti Om, Chak De! India (2007), Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), My Name Is Khan (2010), Don 2, Ra:One (2011), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Chennai Express (2013), Happy New Year (2014) and Raees (2017)|
|First Movie||Deewana (1992)|
|Net Worth (2018)||INR 4900,00,00,000 (USD 760 Million )|
Likes & Dislikes
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan and Dilip Kumar|
|Favorite Actresses||Mumtaz and Saira Bano|
|Food||Chinese cuisine and Tandoori Chicken|
|Hobbies||Collecting gadgets, playing PC games and cricket|
Shahrukh Khan is counted amongst the most successful actors in the Indian film industry. The Baadshah is renowned for his amazing emotional acting roles, as well as his comedy timing. Debuting in the television industry in Fauji, Shahrukh Khan soon made his film debut with Deewana. Starting off his acting career with anti-hero characters, he soon became even more popular with his romantic roles as well.
Talking about his stats, Shahrukh Khan’s height is around 5 ft 8 inches (173 cm) while Shahrukh Khan’s weight is around 75 kg (165 lbs).
Born in New Delhi, SRK moved to Mumbai soon after his mother’s demise in 1991. At even 53 years of age, the star of SRK is shining ever bright, with millions of teens and adults still being his loyal fans. Shahrukh Khan is one of the few Bollywood celebrities that are widely recognized worldwide. His fan following is immense all around the world and it is no wonder that his movies are a hit even abroad. With his black hair and dark, intense brown eyes, SRK will make you swoon.
Even if you are not impressed with his charming good looks, you are sure to be impressed as Shahrukh Khan’s annual income is around INR 290 crores (USD 45 Million). This makes Shahrukh Khan’s net worth over INR 4,900 crores (USD 760 Million). His mansion ‘Mannat’ in the posh Bandra suburb of Mumbai is casual with the hundreds of fans that throng its gates to get a glimpse of their icon.
You might want to know that Shahrukh Khan is taken. He is married to his childhood sweetheart, Gauri Khan (nee Chibber), an interior designer and film producer, and has two children, Aryan Khan and Suhana Khan. Apart from this, the couple also has a baby from surrogacy, Abram Khan.
His celebrity status transcends boundaries and is spread all over the world. SRK has an immense fan following not only in Asian countries but also in many European countries as well.
Interesting Facts About Shahrukh Khan
- Shahrukh Khan loves munching on Chinese and Tandoori, especially while watching his favorite TV shows, such as Narcos.
- He is mostly seen in casual outfits in his favorite colors – white, blue and black.
- When not busy shooting for his movies, Shahrukh Khan loves taking family vacations to London and Dubai.
- Shahrukh Khan is an avid car lover and has an Audi A6 Luxury Saloon, a Bentley Continental GT, a BMW 6 Series, a Bugatti Veyron, Mitsubishi Pajero SFX, Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe and a Toyota Land Cruiser Prado in his impressive car collection.
- Although Shahrukh Khan confesses to being a smoker he abstains completely from alcohol.
- Shahrukh Khan was only 15 when he lost his father, before his mother passed away in 1991.
- Shahrukh Khan takes care of his invalid elder sister, Shehnaz Lalarukh Khan, and she lives with him in “Mannat”, his Bandra home.
- Although he dropped out of college to pursue his passion for acting, Shahrukh Khan was a star student and received the ‘Sword of Honor’ title at the St. Columbia’s School, New Delhi, recognizing him as being the best student of the year.
- “Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaenge’ remains the film which boosted Shahrukh Khan’s popularity as a promising actor in the Indian film industry.