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Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan ( born 2 November 1965), sometimes credited as Shah Rukh Khan, is an Indian film actor and a prominent Bollywood figure, as well as a film producer, television host and entrepreneur. ShahRukh Khan began his career appearing in several television serials in the late 1980s. He made his film debut in Deewana (1992). Since then, he has been part of numerous commercially successful films and has earned critical acclaim for many of his performances. Khan has won thirteen Filmfare Awards for his work in Indian films, seven of which are in the Best Actor category, thus establishing himself as one of the leading actors of Hindi Cinema. In 2005, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri for his contributions towards Indian Cinema.

Khan’s films such as Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Chak De India (2007), Om Shanti Om (2007) and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008) remain some of Bollywood’s biggest hits, while films like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Veer-Zaara (2004), Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) and My Name Is Khan (2010) have been top-grossing Indian productions in the overseas markets, making him one of the most successful actors of India. Since 2000, Khan branched out into film production and television presenting as well. He is the founder/owner of two production companies, Dreamz Unlimited and Red Chillies Entertainment. Khan is today considered to be the world’s most successful movie star, with a fan following numbering in the billions and a net worth estimated at over Rs 2500 crores (US$ 540 million). In 2008, Newsweek named him one of the 50 most powerful people in the world.


Birth Name : Shah Rukh Khan

Date of Birth: 2nd November 1965

Sex: Male

Height: 5 foots and 9 inch

Nationality: Indian

Ethic Background: Muslim (Pathan)

Birthday Place: Talwar Nursing Home (Rajinder Nagar),New Delhi, IndiaShah Rukh was born with the umbilical cord entangled around his neck. A nurse said that it was by the blessings of Hanuman and that he would be a very lucky child.


  • Schooling – St. Columba’s School, New delhi, India
  • Graduation (Honors degree in Economics) – Hansraj College, New Delhi (1985-1988),
  • Post Graduation – Masters Degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi

Academic Achievements: Masters; A Brilliant Student, Sword of Honour to the most outstanding student, The Ravi Subramani award. The Sujit Memorial award. He captained all teams in football, hockey, and cricket. He was also good in dramatics. He was a king in Hindi, Electronics, Biology

Star Sign: Scorpio

Languages: Hindi, English, Urdu

Occupation: Actor, Model, Producer, Television anchor, Director, Entrepreneur

Debut Film: Deewana (in 1992)

Father: Taj Mohammed Khan(a lawyer and a freedom fighter, who died of cancer in 1981)

Mother: Lateef Fatima (adopted daughter of Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput clan, who served as a General in the Indian National Army of Subash Chandra Bose). She is a social worker and a first class magistrate, who died of complications from diabetes in 1991.

Sister: Shehnaz (known as Lalarukh)

Wife: Gauri Khan(From Hindu ethnicity, name prior to marriage was Gauri Chibber. Gauri is born on 8th of October 1970), Married on October 25, 1991

Son: Aryan (born on 13th of November, 1997)

Daughter: Suhana (born on 22nd of May 2000)

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