Shahrukh Khan, who is famously known in Bollywood as SRK, is a multi-talented artist in Indian film industry, where he is the most famous and most demanding actor since 1988 when he started from an Indian TV series. and since then he has worked in more than 100 movies and gave many of the super hit movies of Bollywood and received more than a dozen awards in his name for his acting. After 10 years he produced a couple of Indian movies and become one of the few successful actors who became producers as well. Khan is considered as a very romantic hero in the industry and always referred to as the “Badshah/King of Bollywood”, or “King Khan”, In terms of fan following, wealth, and popularity he has been considered as one of the most successful film stars in the world
Age, Education, and Family of Shahrukh Khan
Khan was born on Tuesday, November 2nd, 1965 in New Delhi to Late Mir Taj Mohammed Khan (father) and Late Lateef Fatima (mother), his father was an Indian Independence activist, a businessman, and a non-practicing lawyer in New Delhi. His mother was a social worker and a first class magistrate, his father died in 1981 due to cancer. According to his date of birth, he is 52 years of age and entering 53rd years. Shahrukh Khan had her early education from New Delhi and went to “St. Columba’s School, Delhi”. where he was a very brilliant student and he was awarded best student in the school several times and for his Bachelor’s degree in Economics he went to “Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi”, He also went to “Jamia Millia Islamia University, New Delhi” and got his Master’s Degree in Mass Communication (Film Making).
He was the only son of his parents and has a sister Shahnaz Lalarukh Khan. He married to Gauri Khan on October 25th, 1991. and had three children boy named Aryan was born in 1997, a daughter named Suhana was born in 2000, and got their child Abram in 2013 who was born to a surrogate mother
Professional Career From Start to Till Date
Khan started his professional acting career from a television series “Lekh Tandon’s” in 1988. Influenced by the biggest star in Bollywood Dilip Kumar he was considered as junior Dilip Kumar as his acting style was similar to that of Dilip he worked in many of the famous television series like Fauji, Aziz Mirza, Circus, and idiot. His professional career in Bollywood film industry started in 1991 when he moved from Delhi to Mumbai, which is considered as the house of Bollywood industry. At the start of his career, he signed four movies in the first year, with his debut movie was Deewana which was released in June 1992, and it was the blockbuster hit movie and it gave him a superb start in the industry and he became very famous from this movie. Khan also received best debut male Filmfare award for this film in 1993. From then he has worked in all kind of different characters in many movies from Bazigaar, Dar, Mohabatain, and the most famous and most watched movie in the world “Dil Walay Dulhaniya Lay Jain gay” also famously known as DDLJ released in 1995. in 2017 his movie DDLJ received a recognition from “Guinness book of World record” for the continuously completing 1000 weeks of this movie.
Brand Endorsements of Shahrukh Khan
Khan is himself a brand who is often labeled as “Brand SRK”. At the start of his career in 1988, Khan’s first advertising endorsement was with Liberty Shoes. Other than that he also worked for Brahmaputra Tea in 1993. By 1999 SRK became the most expensive Bollywood celebrity who was seen frequently in television advertising and became highly paid high profile endorser and brand ambassador in 2008, and he signed the endorsement contract with 39 brands in one year. Khan has been the brand ambassador for most famous brands like “LML, Pepsi, Nokia, Hyundai, Dish TV, D’decor, LUX and TAG Heuer”, and has been named “Brand Ambassador of the Year” at various business awards ceremonies. In 2005, he launched his own brand SRK and teamed up with brand Jeanne Arthes to launch the first product under his brand SRK was a perfume called “Tiger Eyes by SRK”. By 2012, brand SRK became India’s biggest brand, and Khan was among the top celebrity endorser. In 2015 he was declared as the brand ambassador for online grocery brand BigBasket. He was also the brand ambassador for Hyundai India for 19 years.
Brand Ambassador For Humanitarian Causes
Khan has been the brand ambassador of various governmental campaigns, which includes Pulse Polio and National AIDS Control Organisation. He is also a member of the board of directors of Make-A-Wish Foundation in India.In 2009, when news broke that Khan had committed to bear all expenses for the treatment of two Kashmiri orphan children who suffered severe burns during a terrorist attack in Srinagar, it was revealed that he had been anonymously donating to Nanavati Hospital in Vile Parle for nine years. Khan is also the founder of the non‐Government and Non-profit organization Meer Foundation, which provides support to female victims of acid attacks and major burn injuries through medical treatment, legal aid, vocational training, rehabilitation and livelihood support.
Ownership of IPL cricket team
In 2008, Khan acquired ownership rights for the franchise for Kolkata in the famous Twenty20 format of cricket tournament Indian Premier League (IPL) for US$75.09 million, in partnership with famous Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta, and they named the team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR). As of 2009, KKR was one of the richest teams in the IPL, with a brand value of US$42.1 million. Team KKR performed very poorly on the field during the first three years but their performance improved over time, and they became the champions in 2012 & 2014.
Contacting Shahrukh Khan
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