Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, is a Indian actor, film producer, and television personality. He is one of the most successful actors in Indian cinema and has been referred to as the “King of Bollywood.” He has appeared in more than 80 Hindi films, and earned several awards for his roles, including 14 Filmfare Awards. He is also known for his philanthropic work, and owns the production company Red Chillies Entertainment. Some of his popular films include Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, My Name Is Khan and Chennai Express. He has also been honored with several awards such as Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan and Order of Abdulaziz Al Saud.
Shah Rukh Khan, also known as SRK, was born on November 2, 1965, in New Delhi, India. He attended St. Columba’s School and later graduated with a degree in economics from Hansraj College, Delhi University. He began his career in the entertainment industry as a television actor, appearing in several popular TV shows in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
In 1992, he made his film debut with the film “Deewana”, which was a commercial success and established him as a leading actor in Bollywood. He then went on to star in several critically and commercially successful films, including “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” (1995), “Dil To Pagal Hai” (1997), “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” (1998), “My Name Is Khan” (2010) and “Chennai Express” (2013).
Throughout his career, SRK has received several awards and honors, including 14 Filmfare Awards, the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, and the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum. He is also known for his philanthropic work, and has been involved in several charitable organizations and causes. He is also the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, a franchise cricket team that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
SRK has been married to Gauri Khan since 1991, and the couple has three children together. He is widely regarded as one of the most popular and influential actors in Indian cinema, and has a huge fan following not just in India but around the world.
He has also been involved in several philanthropic activities, and is also the co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, a franchise cricket team that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Shah Rukh Khan Overview
|Name||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Nick Name||SRK, King Khan, King of Romance, Baadshah|
|Known For||Known as Mr. King Khan|
|Profession||Actor, Producer, Entrepreneur|
|Date of Birth||2 November 1965|
|Age||56 years old (in 2022)|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, India|
|Hometown||New Delhi, India|
|School||St. Columba’s School, Delhi|
|Collage||Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi|
Bollywood – Deewana (1992)
|IPL Team (co-owner)||Kolkata Knight Riders|
|Honors||Padma Shri (2005), Ordre des Arts et des Lettres (2007), Légion d’honneur (2014)|
|Address||Mannat, Land’s End, Bandstand, Bandra (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra – 400050, India|
Shah Rukh Khan’s Family
Shah Rukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India. He is the son of Late Late Taj Mohammad Khan and Late Lateef Fatima. Shah was born and raised by his parents in New Delhi alongside his brother Ifthikar Ahmed and elder sister Shahnaz Lalarukh. His father was a businessman while his mother was a housewife, who takes care of Shah Rukh Khan and his siblings.
Shah Rukh spent the first five years of his life in Mangalore, where his maternal grandfather, Iftikhar Ahmed, served as the chief engineer of the port in the 1960s. Khan described himself on Twitter as “half Hyderabadi (mother), half Pathan (father), and some Kashmiri (grandmother)”.
|Father Name||Late Taj Mohammad Khan (Businessman)|
|Mother Name||Late Lateef Fatima (Magistrate, Social Worker)|
|Maternal Grand Father||Ifthikar Ahmed (chief engineer of the port in the 1960s)|
|Sister||Shahnaz Lalarukh (Elder)|
|Wife||Gauri Khan (Producer)|
Shah Rukh Khan’s Relationship / Marital Status & Many More
Shah Rukh Khan married his longtime girlfriend Gauri Chibber, a Punjabi Hindu, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on 25 October 1991, after a six-year courtship. The couple has a son Aryan (born in 1997) and a daughter Suhana (born in 2000). After years of their marriage, they become the parents of their third son named AbRam who was born in 2013 through a surrogate mother. His children follow both religions; at his home, the Qur’an is situated next to the Hindu deities.
|Affairs / Girlfriend||Gauri Chibber|
|Wife/ Spouse||Gauri Khan (Producer)|
|Marriage date||25 October 1991|
Son(s): Aryan Khan
Daughter(s): Suhana Khan
Shah Rukh Khan’s Physical Stats
|Height||In Centimeter – 165 cm In Meter – 1.65 m In feet & inches – 5’5|
|Weight||In Kilogram- 54 Kg In Pounds – 119lbs|
Shah Rukh Khan’s Favorite
|Favorite Actor||Hollywood: Michael J. Fox, Peter Sellers Bollywood: Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan|
|Favorite Actress||Mumtaz, Saira Banu|
|Favorite Tv Show||Narcos (An American Crime Drama)|
|Favorite Food||Tandoori Chicken, Chicken tikka, Chinese Cuisine|
|Favorite Beverage||Pepsi, Coffee|
|Favorite Color||Blue, Black, and White|
|Favorite Destination||London & Dubai|
|Favorite Phrase||‘Let’s do it’|
|Favorite Perfume||Diptyque, Armani, Tuscany and Azzaro|
|Favorite Book||The Hitch-Hiker’s Guid to The Galaxy (Author Douglas)|
|Favorite Male Co-Star||Johnny Lever|
|Favorite Female Co-Stars||Juhi Chawla, Kajol, Madhuri Dixit|
|Favorite Film Director||Manmohan Desai|
|Favorite Music Director||A.R. Rahman|
|Favorite Sport||Hockey, Football, Cricket|
|Favorite Soccer Player(s)||Socrates, Pele, Maradona, and Mattheus|
|Favorite Fashion Designer(s)||Dolce & Gabbana|
Shah Rukh Khan’s Education
|School||St. Columba’s School, Delhi|
|Collage||• Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi • Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi|
|Educational Qualification||BA (Hons.) Masters’s Degree in Mass Communications (Filmmaking)|
Shah Rukh Khan’s Net Worth
|Net Worth||$600 million (INR 3780 crores)|
|Salary||$6.04 million (INR 45 crore/film)|
|Car Collection||• Audi A6 Luxury Saloon • Benteley Continental GT • BMW 6 Series BMW 6 Series • BMW 7 Series • BMW i8 BMW i8 • Bugatti Veyron • Mitsubishi Pajero SFX • Rolls Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe • Toyota Land Cruiser Prado|
Some Unknown facts about Shah Rukh Khan
- Shah Rukh Khan’s original name is actually Shah Rukh Khan, but he was called “Shahrukh” during his childhood. The “h” was added to his name later on.
- Before becoming an actor, SRK wanted to become a cricketer. He was a state-level player, but he had to give up his cricketing aspirations due to an injury.
- Shah Rukh Khan is left-handed, but he writes and eats with his right hand.
- SRK is the only actor to have his wax statue at Madame Tussauds in five different cities: London, Hong Kong, Bangkok, New York, and Amsterdam.
- SRK holds a degree in Economics from Hansraj College, Delhi University and he always wanted to be a businessman but destiny had something else for him.
- SRK has been honored with several international awards, including the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum.
- SRK has been a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador for UNICEF since 2011 and actively works for the welfare of children and the underprivileged.
- SRK is a co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders, a franchise cricket team that competes in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
- SRK is also a co-owner of the Caribbean Premier League team Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel.
- SRK has a production company named Red Chillies Entertainment, which is considered as one of the biggest in Bollywood.