Shahrukh Khan – The "King Khan" Of Bollywood


Shahrukh Khan is a prominent Bollywood actor, who is not only loved in India, but also has a huge fan following overseas. With his hard work and dedication, he has earned the title of ‘King Khan’. He is considered as one of the most successful actors in Bollywood. His fans eagerly wait for his new releases.

Shahrukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965 in New Delhi. Also known as SRK, he is considered as the King of Romance. His father was in the transport business and his mother was a social worker. He also has a sister, Shehnaz. He married Gauri Khan in 1991 and they have two children, namely, Aryan Khan and Suhana Khan. Shahrukh Khan and Gauri also have a third child named Abram, who was born through a surrogate mother.

He began his acting career on Television. His first movie was a romantic-drama Deewana, in which he played a supporting role. He gained immense popularity for his romantic role in the movie Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, where he starred opposite Kajol. This movie became the longest running Indian film of all time. After this movie, he continued to establish his reputation as a romantic hero by doing movies like Dil To Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Devdas, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, Chalte Chalte and Veer Zaara.

He has appeared in more than 80 Bollywood movies and earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards. For his contribution to the film industry, the Government of India honored him with the Padma Shri. The Government of France awarded him both the Ordes des Arts et des Lettres and the Legion d’honneur. He is co-chairman of a production company and the co-owner of the IPL cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders.

Shahrukh Khan is ruling the Indian film industry for over two decades now, and his popularity sees no decline. There is a huge craze in India for every Shahrukh Khan movie. People eagerly wait for all his new movie releases. You can get an idea of the popularity of Shahrukh Khan and his success by the fact that all his last six movies have made a business of more than 100crores. His upcoming movies include, Fan and Raees. These films have already created a lot of interest among his followers and traders have started making predictions about their box office collections. Shahrukh Khan is undoubtedly the number one actor in Bollywood.

Source by Richa Khandel

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