Date of Birth:2 November 1965, New Delhi, India
The Badshah of Bollywood
The King of Bollywood
Height:5' 8" (1.73 m)
Mini Biography:Sharukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India. He married Gauri Khan on 25 October 1991. They have two children, son Aryan Khan (b. 1997) and daughter Suhana (b. 2000). Khan started out his career appearing in several television serials in the period 1988-1990. He made his film debut with the commercially successful Deewana (1992). He began to achieve success at the box office from his negative roles in films like Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993), Anjaam (1994). During his years in the Indian film industry, he has won seven Film Fare Best actor awards and has had significant box office success. Some of his films includes: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Om Shanti om (2007), Chak De India (2007). While he does his romantic scenes during songs or in his films he copies style of Rajesh Khanna and his acting style has influences of his inspirations Dilip Kumar and Rajesh Khanna.
Trade Mark:His Dimples
Studied in St. Columba's school, New Delhi, where he was awarded the 'Sword of Honor', essentially the award for best student.
Although his birth name is spelled Shahrukh, he prefers and signs his name as Shah Rukh.
Father of Aryan Khan and Suhana Khan.
2 children with Gauri, Aryan and Suhana
He agreed to star in Aditya Chopra's films without looking at the script first.
One of the three Khans that ruled Bollywood in the 1990s till 2012. The other two are Salman Khan and Aamir Khan.SRK joined industry later than Aamir and Salman.
Formed a popular screen couple with Kajol and Juhi Chawla.
Runs a production company "Dreamz Unlimited" with actress, friend, co-star Juhi Chawla and director, friend Aziz Mirza.
Named one of Time Magazine's 20 Asian Heroes under 40 (2004)
His son, Aryan Khan, portrayed SRK as an infant in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001).
Son, Aryan Khan, voice of Tez Lajawaab (Dash), character for Hindi dubbed version of Disney's animated film, The Incredibles (Hum Hain Lajawaab).
Shah Rukh and his wife, Gauri Khan, own the production company "Red Chilies Entertainments", which Shah Rukh started for friend and colleague, director/choreographer Farah Khan, for her debut directorial film - Main Hoon Na (2004).
Purchased a villa on a man made island on the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.
#74 on E!'s 101 Hottest Celebrity Bodies Countdown (aired January 2006)
Was not very good at Hindi in school, until his mother promised to take him to the cinema if he passed. As he loved films,he got top marks from then on.
His father ran a transport company and his mother was a magistrate.
Gets along very well with former co-stars Juhi Chawla and Preity Zinta.
Loves computer games, video games and hi-tech gadgets.
His first name "Shahrukh" means "face of the king".
Resides in a mansion called Mannat in Mumbai, India.
Being a Muslim man married to a Hindu woman, he and his wife combine both religious backgrounds into their children's education.
His parents died before he entered movies. Shahrukh considers it a big regret that they couldn't see what their son was to become.
Has a mannequin of himself in Madame Tussaud's Museum in England. Along with Salman Khan, Kareena Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
He has a dog called Chewbacca.
He has an elder sister named Shehnaz Lalarukh.
Father is Meer Mohammad Taj Khan, mother is Lateef Fatima Khan.
Fond of BMW cars and owns a number of them including the latest models.
Best friends with Karan Johar, Arjun Rampal,Farhan Akhtar, Saif Ali Khan, Hrithik Roshan and his wife Sussane Khan Roshan, Preity Zinta,Vivek Vaswani,Vivek Oberoi, Juhi Chawla and her husband Jai Metha, Rani Mukerji, Arbaaz Khan, Sajid Khan, Jackie Shroff, Anil Kapoor, Kajol, Malaika Arora , Chunky Pandey and his wife and Mushtaq Sheikh.
Younger brother of Shehnaz Lalarukh.
Suffers from back, knee and neck problems.
Firmly insists and had promised himself that he would never kiss on the lips of any of his female co-stars after he had done the movie Maya Memsaab.
Launched Deepika Padukone's career in Bollywood.
His Father Meer Mohammed Taj Khan died of Cancer in 1981 and his Mother Lateef Fatima Khan died of complications in Diabetes in 1991.
He has been awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (Order of the Arts and Literature) award by the French government for his Exceptional Career.
Launched his perfume "SK" with the French perfumers and Jeannes Arthes.
The reason why Khan took up Mass Communications (film making) is because he loved Television commercials.
Had Graduated from Hansraj College, Delhi University and followed it up with a Masters Degree in Mass Communications (Film making) from Jamia Millia Islamia University, in New Delhi, but after a year Shah Rukh opted out as he had to make his acting career in Bollywood.
He had captained all teams in football, cricket and hockey and even played cricket at Zone and National level.
At school he was an ace in Hindi, Electronics and Biology but wasn't good at all in Mathematics.
His debut film was Dil Aashna Hai but due to the delay in the release of the film Deewana was considered as his debut film.
His acting career in Bollywood was launched by his friend Vivek Vaswani and Hema Malini.
Is very scared of riding horses.
Knew Manoj Bajpai as they both studied acting in the same theatre group with Barry John.
For a short span of time Shahrukh ran a restaurant in Dariya Ganj in New Delhi, India.
SRK joined Barry John's theatre group in New Delhi and learned acting from him, Barry John also taught acting to Manoj Bajpai in his theatre group.
Owns three Production Houses in India, Dreamz Unlimited, Red Chillies Entertainment and Red Chillies Idiot Box. Red Chillies Idiot Box Production house will start producing Television Serials in India.
Has started producing Television Serials in India.
Turned down the Quiz Master's (Prem Kapoor) role in Slumdog Millionaire and the role went to Anil Kapoor.
Owns a VFX company, Red Chillies VFX.
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