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Thursday, 28 December 2017

Shahrukh Khan (SRK) Biography - Photos And List of Movies

Shahrukh Khan (SRK) Biography - Photos And List of Movies 

Shah Rukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 also known as SRK, is an Indian film actor, producer and television personality. Referred to in the media as the "Badshah of Bollywood", "King of Bollywood", "King Khan", he has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood films, and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. Khan has a significant following in Asia and the Indian diaspora worldwide. In terms of audience size and income, he has been described as one of the most successful film stars in the world.



SRK began his career with appearances in several television series in the late 1980s. He made his Bollywood debut in 1992 with Deewana. Early in his career, Khan was recognised for portraying villainous roles in the films Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993) and Anjaam (1994). He then rose to prominence after starring in a series of romantic films, including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Mohabbatein (2000) and Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001). He earned critical acclaim for his portrayal of an alcoholic in Devdas (2002), a NASA scientist in Swades (2004), a hockey coach in Chak De! India (2007) and a man with Asperger syndrome in My Name Is Khan (2010). His highest-grossing films include the romantic comedy Chennai Express (2013), the heist comedy Happy New Year (2014), and the crime film Raees (2017). Many of his films display themes of Indian national identity and connections with diaspora communities, or gender, racial, social and religious differences and grievances. For his contributions to film, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri, and the Government of France awarded him both the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the Légion d'honneur.



SRK Personal Life and family

He spent the first five years of his life in Mangalore, where his maternal grandfather, Ifthikar Ahmed, served as the chief engineer of the port in the 1960s.[8][9][a] According to Khan, his paternal grandfather, Jan Muhammad, an ethnic Pathan was from Afghanistan. Khan's father, Meer Taj Mohammed Khan, was an Indian independence activist in Peshawar, British India (present-day Pakistan). As of 2010, Khan's paternal family was still living in Shah Wali Qataal area of Peshawar's Qissa Khawani Bazaar. Meer was a follower of Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan, and affiliated with the All Indian National Congress. He moved to New Delhi in 1948 after the partition of India. Khan's mother, Lateef Fatima, was the daughter of a senior government engineer. His parents were married in 1959. Khan described himself on Twitter as "half Hyderabadi (mother), half Pathan (father), [and] some Kashmiri (grandmother)". His paternal cousins in Peshawar claim that the family is of Hindkowan origin from Kashmir, not Pashtun, and also contradict the claim that his grandfather was from Afghanistan.



Khan grew up in the Rajendra Nagar neighbourhood of Delhi.His father had several business ventures including a restaurant, and the family lived a middle-class life in rented apartments. Khan attended St. Columba's School in central Delhi where he excelled in his studies and in sports such as hockey and football, and received the school's highest award, the Sword of Honour. In his youth, he acted in stage plays and received praise for his imitations of Bollywood actors, of which his favourites were Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Mumtaz. One of his childhood friends and acting partners was Amrita Singh, who became a Bollywood actress. Khan enrolled at Hansraj College (1985–88) to earn his bachelor's degree in Economics, but spent much of his time at Delhi's Theatre Action Group (TAG),where he studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John. After Hansraj, he began studying for a master's degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia, but left to pursue his acting career.He also attended the National School of Drama in Delhi during his early career in Bollywood. His father died of cancer in 1981, and his mother died in 1991 from complications of diabetes. After the death of their parents, his older sister, Shahnaz Lalarukh, born in 1960. fell into a depressed state and Khan took on the responsibility of caring for her. Shahnaz continues to live with her brother and his family in their Mumbai mansion.
Although Khan was given the birth name Shahrukh Khan, he prefers his name to be written as Shah Rukh Khan, and is commonly referred to by the acronym SRK.[1] He married Gauri Chibber, a Punjabi Hindu, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on 25 October 1991, after a six-year courtship.They have a son Aryan (born 1997) and a daughter Suhana (born 2000).In 2013, they became parents of a third child named AbRam, who was born through a surrogate mother.[39] According to Khan, while he strongly believes in Islam, he also values his wife's religion. His children follow both religions; at home the Qur'an is situated next to the Hindu deities.

Film Career

Shahrukh started his career as an actor in various television serials in the later part of the 1980s. He first appeared as a hero in the film Deewana, which was released in 1992. He achieved a Filmfare Award for the Best Male Debut for this film. After this, there was no looking back for this talented actor. He acted in films that took India by storm and have been popular among all age groups. Some of the popular films in which he acted are as follows:


  1. Darr (1993)
  2. Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995)
  3. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
  4. Om Shanti Om (2007)
  5. Chak De! India (2007)
  6. Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)
  7. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
  8. Veer Zaara (2004)
  9. Chak De India (2007)
  10. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
  11. My Name Is Khan (2010)
  12. Don 2 (2011)


Some of these films are the biggest hits of Bollywood and did good business in the international markets as well. He is one of the most accomplished Indian actors at the present time. 

Awards won by Shahrukh Khan

Shahrukh has achieved 14 Filmfare Awards for his contribution to Hindi films and eight of them were won in the Best Actor category which is an unparalleled feat. He received the Padma Shri conferred by the Government of India in 2005. Other than these, he has received four IIFA Awards, nine Star Screen Awards, three Bollywood Movie Awards, eight Zee Cine Awards, and two Global Indian Film Awards.

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