Shahrukh Khan Wiki

The King of bollywood, Shahrukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, TV host, mentor and philanthropists. He has appeared in more than 50 Hindi films in genres ranging from romance to action and comedies. He is the most awarded Bollywood actor of all time, tied only with actor Dilip Kumar. He was awarded with the Padma Shri by the Government of India in 2005, and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the Government of France in 2007 for his contribution to films. Early in his career, he was recognised for his unconventional choice of portraying negative roles in films such as Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993) and Anjaam (1994). He later did some romantic flicks which earned him the title of "the King of Romance". Currently he is busy with shootings of upcoming bollywood films Fan and Raees movie.

Biography

SRK was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India to Taj Mohammed Khan, an ethnic Pathan, was an Indian independence activist from Peshawar, British India and Lateef Fatima. He was brought up in Mangalore for the first five years of his life. His father died of cancer when Shahrukh was 15 years old and his mother died in 1990 after prolonged illness. He was very attached to his parents as a child and describes their early deaths as a turning point in his life and as his biggest motivation for hard work. He also has an elder sister named Shehnaz. After the death of his mother, Khan moved to Mumbai in 1991. He got married to Gauri Chibber, a Hindu, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on 25 October 1991.

In Mr & Mrs Smith's Remake

Shahrukh Khan will be seen playing lead role in Rohit Shetty's next Mr & Mrs Smith Remake. But this is wonderful thing that SRK is coming up opposite Kajol. The most beautiful pair of Bollywood will come together again after Karan Johar's My Name Is Khan. Nothing is finalised yet on official basis but Rohit Shetty is keen on directing the couple.

Shahrukh Khan

Personal Profile

Name : Shahrukh Khan
Othe names : King Khan, SRK, King of Bollywood, The Badshah of Bollywood, King of Bollywood, The Badshah of Bollywood
Date of Birth : 2 November 1965
Place Of Birth : New Delhi, India
Age : 48 years
Height : 5'8" (1.73 m)
Weight : 74 Kg
Eyes: magic brown
Hair Color: shiny black
Occupation : Actor, producer, television presenter
Father's Name : Mir Taj Muhammad Khan
Mother's Name : Lateef Fatima
Spouse : Gauri Khan (1991-present)
Children : Aryan Khan, Suhana Khan, AbRam Khan
Languages : Hindi, English, Urdu
Religion : Muslim
Zodiac : Scorpio

Education

Shahrukh Khan attended St. Columba's School and the Hansraj College earning his Bachelors degree in Economics. He pursued a Masters Degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia. He has also attended the National School of Drama in Delhi to pursue a career in Bollywood.

Marriage/Wife/Children

He got married to Gauri Chibber, a Hindu, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on 25 October 1991. They have a son Aryan (born 1997) and a daughter Suhana (born 2000). In 2013 they became parents of a third child named AbRam via a surrogate mother. SRK strongly believes in Islam, he also values his wife's religion. At home, his children follow both religions, with the Qur'an being situated next to the Hindu deities. Their eldest son, Aryan, currently studies at Sevenoaks School, one of England's most prestigious educational institutions. His daughter, Suhana studies at the Dirubhai Ambani International School in Mumbai.

As host in India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun

According to sources, Superstar Shah Rukh Khan is returning to the small screen. The Bollywood 'Badshah' will soon be seen on a grand new show titled India Poochega Sabse Shaana Kaun as part of his association with new Hindi general entertainment channel & TV. The show is an adapted from an international show 'Who's Asking' where the common man will don the role of an asker as well as a contestant.

In Fan Movie

Fan is an upcoming Indian drama film directed by Maneesh Sharma and featuring Shah Rukh Khan in the lead role. The film is produced by Aditya Chopra under the banner of Yash Raj Films. There have been constant speculations on the leading actress of the film. Names like Parineeti Chopra, Ileana D'Cruz and Vaani Kapoor were doing the rounds. It's model Waluscha De Sousa roped in for SRK.

Career

Shahrukh studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John at Delhi's "Theatre Action Group". He played the leading role of Commando Abhimanyu Rai in the critically acclaimed show Fauji, which earned him mass recognition. In 1991, he shifted base to Mumbai and received his first film offer with Hema Malini's directorial debut Dil Aashna Hai. However, due to production delays, his second film, Deewana (1992), alongside Rishi Kapoor and Divya Bharti released first. The film became a box office hit, and launched his career in Bollywood and he won a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award, the following year. In 1993, he garnered appreciation for portraying negative roles, in the box office hits, Darr and Baazigar.

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In 1995, Khan starred in Aditya Chopra's directorial debut, the romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. A major critical and commercial success, the film became the year's top-grossing production in India and abroad. The film was declared an "all time blockbuster" and it remains the longest-running film in the history of Indian cinema.

In 1997, his starring role in Subhash Ghai's social drama Pardes earned him commercial success. The film, which also featured Mahima Chaudhry and Apurva Agnihotri, saw him portray the role of Arjun, a musician facing a moral dilemma. His performance earned him a nomination for the Best Actor at the Filmfare Award ceremony. His final release of the year was Yash Chopra's blockbuster musical romance, Dil to Pagal Hai. The film as well as his performance met with critical appreciation, he won his third Best Actor Award at the Filmfare. His last released movie, Chennai Express broke all the records and proved to be one of the most entertaining movie of the year.

Interesting Facts

Unknown Facts of Shahrukh Khan

Filmography

1992 Deewana
1993 Baazigar
1994 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
1994 Anjaam
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
1997 Dil To Pagal Hai
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2000 Mohabbatein
2002 Devdas
2004 Swades
2007 Chak De!
2010 My Name Is Khan
2013 Chennai Express
2014 Happy New Year

Favourites

Dish/ Recipes : Tandoori Chicken
Actor : Amitabh Bachchan, Dilip Kumar, Rishi Kapoor
Actress : Mumtaz, Kajol
Favorite Holiday Destination : London, Dubai
Favorite Director : Aditya Chopra, Karan Johar
Hobbies : Reading, playing computer Games
Star endorses : Emami, Pepsi, Hyundai, Nokia, Airtel, Videocon, Belmonte
Philosophy of life : Even if you're not hungry, just be greedy
Admires : Mother Teresa
One word/phrase used regularly : "Lets do it!"
Allergies : People who cramp my space.


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