The Bollywood star who has never changed his name to get a luck in his acting career, is called now the "Badshah of Bollywood", Mr. Shah Rukh Khan, is an Actor, Producer and an Entrepreneur based in India. Appeared in more than 80 movies, and honored with several awards, Mr. Khan started his journey from playing a role of a soldier in Doordarshan, is now considered as one of the most valuable and successful film stars in the world.
Age and Height
Shah Rukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 and is 53 years old as of 2018. His height is 5 feet 8 inches.
Mr. Khan married Gauri Chibber, a Punjabi Hindu on 25 October 1991 after having a six-year courtship. They had their first son, Aryan, in 1997 and in 2000, Suhana his daughter was born. In 2013 with the help of surrogacy they became parents of Abram, their third child.
Shah Rukh Khan was born in New Delhi, India. His father was an Indian Independence activist in Peshawar, British India (now in Pakistan) and his mother was the daughter of a senior government engineer. Khan's father moved to New Delhi in 1948, right after the partition and their marriage happened in 1959. Khan has an elder sister (born in 1960) who lives with him in Mumbai.
Shah Rukh Khan's first television debut was in 1989, playing as a soldier in Fauji, though he first signed for Dil Dariya, which began shooting in 1988 but got delayed for some reasons. The realistic role of Fauji earned him the appearances in famous Aziz Mirza's television show Circus and Mani Kaul's miniseries Idiot. He moved from Delhi to Mumbai to pursue his career in Bollywood and quickly signed two films. His first offer was for Dil Aashna Hai, a movie directed by Hema Malini, and his film debut was in Deewana, starred alongside Divya Bharti and Rishi Kapoor. This earned Mr. Khan the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut in 1992. In 1995, Khan starred with Kajol in a romantic celluloid Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, directed by Karan Johar, which became the longest running Indian film of all time.
In 1999, he collaborated with Aziz Mirza and Juhi Chawla to start their own production house Dreamz Unlimited whose first release was Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, which became a failure. After one more commercially failed movie (Asoka) he got a role in Devdas which was directed by famous Sanjay Leela Bhansali. This acquired him critical acclaim. Later, in 2004, he, along with his wife Gauri, started his own production company called Red Chillies Entertainment whose first release Main Hoon Na was a box office hit.
Apart from his film career, in 2008, with Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta, Khan acquired ownership rights for the IPL team named Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), which was one of the richest teams in IPL.
In 2013, allegations were reported against Mr. Khan and his wife that they went for the gender determination test for their third baby.
Shah Rukh Khan's favourite food is Tandoori chicken. Once he said in an interview that he loved to eat Hyderabadi food made by her mother, while his father used to make lots of dry Pathani dishes as he was from Peshawar. Khan spends his free time playing video games, collecting gadgets and playing soccer. His favourite actors are Mumtaz, Saira Banu and many more.
Khan was awarded Padma Shri by the Indian Government of India in 2005. During his long stint in Bollywood, he has received numerous awards including 15 Filmfare Awards, six IIFA Awards and five Producers Guild Film Awards, mainly for his performances in the movies Baazigar, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Chak De India etc. In 2007, Government of France honoured him by Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and by its highest civilian award Legion d'honneur in 2014.
Though Khan has no one in his family from the film background, he realized he had a passion for acting when he was in Hansraj College to earn his bachelor's degree. He attended National School of Drama in Delhi in his early career in acting.
|Real Name||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Famous Role||Raja Sahai in Deewana|
|Height (In Cm)||173|
|Figure Measurement||Not known|
|Eye color||Dark Brown|
|Date of Birth||1965-11-2|
|Home Town||Not known|
|Birth Place||New Delhi, Delhi, India|
|Sun Sign||Not known|
|College||Hansraj College, Delhi. Jamiya Millia Islamia University, New Delhi.|
|Education Qualification||Bachelor's degree of Economics. Masters degree in Mass Communications (Film Making)|