Shahrukh Khan WikiShahrukh 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 one of the most awarded Bollywood actor of all time including 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. Currently, he is busy shooting for the upcoming flicks Fan and Raees.
BiographySRK was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India to Taj Mohammed Khan, an ethnic Pathan and 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 has an elder sister named Shehnaz.
Marriage/Wife/ChildrenShahrukh got married to Gauri Chibber 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 surrogacy. 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.
Personal ProfileName : 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
CareerShahrukh has 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.
In 1995, Khan starred in Aditya Chopra's directorial debut 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.
EducationShahrukh 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.
1994 Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
1995 Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
1997 Dil To Pagal Hai
1998 Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2007 Chak De!
2010 My Name Is Khan
2013 Chennai Express
2014 Happy New Year
FavouritesDish/ 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.