New Delhi: Shah Rukh Khan, one of Bollywood's most successful and profitable actors, is the man behind many blockbuster films like Chennai Express and Happy New Year. The top-rated star of Bollywood is now celebrating more than 25 successful years in the industry. King Khan or Baadshah of Bollywood, as SRK is fondly called, debuted in 1992 with Deewana. Most of Shah Rukh's films have been successful at the box office and some like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Veer Zara, Kal Ho Naa Ho, were incredibly successful. DDLJ, which released in 1995, is still playing in a Mumbai theatre. The 51-year-old actor has appeared in more than 80 films, and has 14 Filmfare Awards to his name.
- SRK debuted in 1992 with Deewana
- He was last seen in Raees
- He is married to Gauri Khan and has three children
Born to Taj Mohammed Khan and Lateef Fatima in New Delhi, Shah Rukh Khan is an alumnus of Hansraj College. During college, SRK became a part of Barry John's Theatre Action Group. He debuted on the small screen as Lieutenant Abhimanyu Rai in the 1988 TV serial Fauji. The show gave him instant success and made SRK popular in no time. His next stint with TV was in the show Circus, which too was a big hit.
Before entering cinema, on October 25, 1991, Shah Rukh Khan married his long-time girlfriend from his hometown Gauri Chibber. The couple together has three children, Aryan, 19, Suhana, 16 and AbRam, 3.
His first film Deewana, earned him Filmfare Best Debut (Male) Award. In 1993, he played a villain in Baazigar, which proved to be SRK's breakthrough film. The runaway hit earned him a first Filmfare Best Actor Award and since then, we fell in love with the SRK-Kajol hit Jodi forever. The year 1995 changed Bollywood and SRK's status and helped him earn the title of a 'star' with the epic Yash Chopra love story Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. It re-defined SRK as the most revered romantic hero of Bollywood. The film won a staggering 10 Filmfare Awards, including the Best Actor Award for Shah Rukh Khan. And since then, there is no looking back for Shah Rukh Khan.
Dil Toh Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Mohabbatein, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Swades, all were successful at the box office. Besides films, SRK also hosted a couple of television show and gained popularity there too. To sum up, Shah Rukh Khan, 51, is at top of his career.
Apart from being true to his profession, SRK is a caring husband and a doting father. Earlier, he was often spotted with kids Aryan and Suhana and now AbRam keeps him busy. The father-son duo has often been photographed at airports, cricket matches and now on long drives too.
Interestingly, unlike other actors, SRK has never been controversies favourite child.
Shah Rukh Khan's relationship with Salman Khan also improved meanwhile and the duo co-hosted an award show together. SRK also promoted his film Raees on Bigg Boss 10. He will also do a cameo in Salman's Tubelight. His last film Raees also fared well at the box office and SRK has all reasons to be happy.
Here are 50 of the best photos of Shah Rukh Khan:
This year, after Raees, Shah Rukh Khan will be seen in Imtiaz Ali's Rehnuma (tentatively titled) opposite Anushka Sharma and will then feature in Anand L Rai's untitled project as a dwarf.