Nick Name: SRK, King Khan
Birthday: November 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Born In: New Delhi
Famous As: Film Actor
Height: 1.70 M
Spouse: Gauri Khan
Shahrukh Khan was born in New Delhi on November 2, 1965. His parents are Taj Mohammed Khan, an Indian freedom fighter hailing from Peshawar and Lateef Fatima. Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput community adopted Lateef Fatima as his daughter. Shah Nawaz Khan was a general of the Indian National Army led by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Shahrukh Khan also has an elder sister whose name is Shehnaz.
Khan spent his childhood in the Rajendra Nagar area of New Delhi. He studied at St. Columba’s School and he successfully took part in his academics, sports, and drama. Shahrukh also achieved the prestigious Sword of Honor, which was an award offered every year to the student who was the best representative of the spirit of that academic institution. After completing his school education, he studied at the Hansraj College in Delhi from 1985 to 1988 and attained his Graduation Degree in Economics (Hons). In spite of the fact that Shahrukh pursued a Postgraduate Degree in Mass Communication at Jamia Millia Islamia University, he chose to make his living in Bollywood.
Shahrukh Khan In 1991, Shahrukh Khan shifted to Mumbai following the demise of his parents. This marked his entry into the silver screen or stardom.
He entered the film industry through work in theatre and television. His first acting jobs were in television serials such as Fauji (1988; in the role of a commando) and Circus(1989), which won him instant recognition. His breakthrough movie was Deewana (1992; “Crazy”), and it marked the turning point in his acting career.
Initially Khan’s success was based on his antihero portrayals in Baazigar (1993; “Gambler”) and Darr(1993; “Fear”).
He rejected the image of the conventional hero in both films and created his own version of the villain. In later films, however, he assumed the role of hero and helped produce such blockbusters as Dilwale dulhania le jayenge (1995; “The Big-Hearted Will Take Away the Bride”), Karan Arjun (1995), Dil to pagal hai (1997; “The Heart Is Crazy”), Kuch kuch hota hai (1998; Something Is Happening), Devdas (2002), Kal ho naa ho (2003; “Tomorrow May Never Come”), Veer-Zaara (2004), Chak de! India (2007; “Go, India!”), My Name Is Khan (2010), and Jab tak hai jaan (2012).
Khan’s later hit movies included Happy New Year (2014), an action comedy centring on a dance competition, and the crime drama Raees (2017), in which he played a bootlegger.
Khan married his long-time girlfriend Gauri Chibber on October 25, 1991. The couple has two sons named Aryan and AbRam and one daughter named Suhana. Aryan was born in 1997, Suhana in 2000 and AbRam in 2013. Khan’s family believes in both Hinduism and Islam.
Shah Rukh Khan is estimated to have a net worth of $700 million. He was ranked second at the world’s richest actor in the year 2014.