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Shah Rukh Khan’s Biography


Shahrukh Khan is the most popular actor at this time of India who works in Bollywood films. King Khan, SRK, SRKhan, Badshah of Bollywood, and King of Romance are some of his nicknames. His smile is his trademark and he has a height of 5.8″ (1.73m). He was born on the 2nd November, 1965 in New Delhi, India. His father’s name was Taj Mohammad Khan who was an Indian freedom fighter. Lateef Fatima was his mother’s name.

He was brilliant student at St. Columbia’s school. He won the prestigious annual school award called the ‘Sword of honor’. He was also an all rounder who was captain of football, hockey and cricket teams at the same time. He graduated with Economic Honors from Hansraj College in New Delhi from the year 1985 to 1988. Later he did his masters in Mass Communications from Jamiya Miliya Islamia. Shahrukh Khan married Gauri Khan on the 25th October, 1991. He has two children, son Aryan Khan (b. 1997) and daughter Suhana (b. 2000).

He started his career as an actor in several television serials in the period 1988-1990. In 1991, when he was in Mumbai, Shahrukh made his debut in Bollywood with the commercially successful Deewana (1992). This movie was a box office hit. He started to achieve success at the box office from his negative roles in Indiafilm industry like Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993), and Anjam (1994). The epic Dilwale dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) was released on 20th  October which became a great commercial and critical success, Khan has also acted in Bollywood’s biggest movies in both national and international markets namely Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (1993), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Khabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Devdas (2002), Swades (2004), Chak De India (2007), Om Shanti Om (2007), My Name is Khan (2010), Ra One (2011), Don 2 (2012), Thus making him the undisputed mega star of India.

A series of hit films was given in Indian film industry which is arguably India's biggest blockbuster and truly complete with the very best drama, comedy, romance, thrills and a bit of action as well. Shahrukh is the perfect combination of 'talent, perseverance, belief in you, a never-give-up-attitude and of course, a bit of luck'; factors needed for success. His fame never stopped. Following release of his films overseas he has been credited as the world's biggest movie star and was named among the 50 most powerful people by Newsweek. Shahrukh also joined some television shows in recent years. He hosted ‘Kaun Banega Crorepati’ in 2007, a popular game show, which was the Indian version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’. He hosted another game show called, ‘Kya Aap Paanchvi Paas Se Tez Hain’ in 2008.       

He won seven Film Fare Best actor awards......

  • The Film fare Best Male Debut Award for the film ‘Deewana’ in 1992.
  • The Film fare Best Actor Award in the year 1993 for the film ‘Baazigar’.
  • The Film fare Best Actor Award for ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ in 1995.
  • The Film fare Best Actor Award for ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ in 1997.
  • Critics Award for Best Performance for the movie, ‘Mohabbatein’ in 2000.
  • Film fare Best Actor Award in 2004 for ‘Swades’.
  • Film fare Award for the best actor in 2007 for the film ‘Chak De India’.


Author: Rubaii Saleh

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Comment By venkatesh D - Thu, Apr 26th, 2012 4:37 AM
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