Height 5' 8" (1.73 m)
Weight 73-75 kgs
Nickname King Khan, SRK
Shahrukh Khan Biography/Profile
Sharukh Khan, apart from dominating the Bollywood film world as the most prominent actor for more than a decade, is also a successful film producer and a television host. He is often referred to as the “Badshah of Bollywood", "King Khan", "King of Romance" or "The King of Bollywood" by the media. He has acted in more than 75 Hindi movies. Sharukh has to his credit thirty Filmfare nominations and fourteen Filmfare Awards. Sharukh was awarded Filmfare Best Actor eight times, which makes him the most awarded Bollywood actor.
He got married to Gauri Chibber from traditional Hindu family in 1991 and they have a son and a daughter. Sharukh Kahn’s pairing Kajol and then Rani Mukherjee in Karan Johar movies have always been hit films just as in Farah Khan movies.
Sharukh’s childhood was spent in New Delhi. He has done his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and started his career with television serials in the late 1980s. Initially, Sharukh was seen to be portraying himself in the lead roles in negative characters in the years 1993 and 1994 and that was considered a bit unconventional as per standards. Then in the subsequent years he rose to fame by playing romantic roles in a series of movies that did very well in the Box Office.
He now owns a house in Mumbai named Mannat. He has also co-founded a production company named Dreamz Unlimited. He also has the co-chairman movie production and distribution company called Red Chillies Entertainment and an animation studio named Red Chillies VFX. He became the co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders team of the Indian Premier League. His career took a new turn when in 2007 he appeared for the first time hosting a show “Kaun Banega Crorepati” in the Star Plus channel. He was awarded Padma Shri by the Government of India.
Sharukh Khan has also been honoured with a wax statue of his in Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London. He has got billions of fans spread all across the globe. Los Angeles Times called him “the world’s biggest movie star”. His life history can be found in the book “Still Reading Khan”. He has been regularly contributing to various Philanthropic activities that focus on health care, relief funds and children's education.
Popular/Hit songs of Shahrukh Khan
Baadshah O Baadshah, Baadshah
Baazigar O Baazigar, Baazigar
Love Mera Hit Hit and Marjaani, Billu barber
Chak De India, Chak De India
Dola Re Dola, Devdas
om shanti om, Om Shanti Om
Popular/Hit movies of Shahrukh Khan
Om Shanti Om
Chak De India
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