Bollywood Sensation- ‘King Khan’ Aka Shah Rukh Khan: SRK’s Biography, Lifestyle, And Career.

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Shah Rukh Khan, 54, is an Indian actor, film producer, and TV personality, who was born on 2nd November 1965, in New Delhi. He was from a Muslim family and spent around five years of his life in Mangalore, where his mother’s father, his grandfather, Iftikhar Ahmed was working as a chief engineer of the port.

His paternal grandfather, Meer Jan Muhammad Khan was from Afghanistan and he was born in a Pashtun family. Khan’s father, Meer Taj Mohammed Khan was from Peshawar and was working as a prominent figure of the Indian Independence movement.

Shah Rukh Khan’s father and mother

Shah Rukh Khan’s father moved to India,

New Delhi after the partition and married Khan’s mother, Lateef Fatima in 1959. His ethnicity is half Hyderabadi because of his mother and half Pathan from his father’s side. He was essentially brought up and raised in Rajendra Nagar.

King Khan had always lived a mediocre life before he became the biggest sensation of Bollywood. His father, Taj invested in different businesses after moving to New Delhi, one of them was a restaurant. They always lived in rented apartments and were happy in what they had. 

Shah Rukh Khan’s Childhood

Shah Rukh Khan completed his schooling from St. Columba’s School and was one of the brightest students of that school. Khan proved himself by excelling in both studies and extracurricular activities. He was well known in his school for his awesome performance in football and Hockey. 

He didn’t dream of becoming an actor at first because he was very passionate about sports and he was planning on pursuing his passion of doing something big in sports but sadly, Shahrukh Khan had a shoulder injury which left him unfit to do any sorts of sports so he said goodbye to his sports career.

Shah Rukh Khan’s School

After saying goodbye to sports, Khan acted in a bunch of stage dramas. He loved mimicking Amitabh Bacchan and many other legends who he was a big fan of. SRK completed his bachelor’s in economics from Hansraj College and enrolled in Jamia Millia Islamia later on, to complete his Mass Communication degree but left it in between to pursue his acting career. King Khan was mostly involved in Delhi’s Theatre Acting Group at that time and learned the basics of acting from the director of that theatre, Barry John.


Shah Rukh Khan and Gauri Chibber

Khan got married to a Punjabi Hindu, Gauri Chibber on October 25, 1991. They were in a loving relationship for six long years and then finally got married to a beautiful Indian wedding ceremony. Since then, Gauri has become a big part of his life and the decisions he makes. Their compatibility is unreal. 

The beautiful couple has three children together, 2 sons and a daughter. The eldest son Aryan was born in 1997, and is a doppelganger of his father, is currently studying film at USC School of Cinematic Arts in California, and is planning on becoming a writer-director.

Shah Rukh Khan and Aryan Khan

Suhana, their only daughter was born in 2000 and assisted SRK in the direction of his film Zero. She also wants to become an actress and for that, she is doing her drama degree from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Shahrukh Khan and Gauri’s third and the youngest child, AbRam is a surrogate baby.

Shah Rukh Khan Family


Khan is famous all over the world for his flawless acting and people love all his movies. He started his career from playing short roles in different television series and later on he got his first big role in a Bollywood film, Deewana, in 1992. This film got a lot of fame and SRK became the heartthrob of many.


Shah Rukh Khan Negative Roles

Khan was most loved for the romantic roles he played, but since he is a very versatile actor, Shah Rukh Khan also played many negative roles and to a surprise, people totally love him in the attire of a Villain as well. Some of his popular movies in which he played the role of a villain include Baazigar (1993), Darr (1993), and Anjaam (1994).     


Shah Rukh Khan Famous Romantic Roles

The actor was loved for every role he played but sure enough, he became most popular and the heart of people for the romantic roles he played in many hit movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Mohabbatein (2000), Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001), and Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003).

Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol 

These were Shah Rukh Khan’s highest-grossing movies of all time and people all across the world still watch these movies to this date. Later on, Khan did many romantic and comedy roles for which he was highly praised.

When his career was at peak he became the brand ambassador and co-chairman of many companies like Red Chillies Entertainment. He was offered to be a brand ambassador of many brands and was referred to as Brand SRK at one point. Shahrukh Khan is also a co-owner of a cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders and Trinbago Knight Riders.

cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders


Shah Rukh Khan Career

Khan has given many hit movies that were the highest-grossing movies of all time but he also faced many turmoils and failures in his career. Alongside all the blockbuster movies, some of his movies that did well on the box office but had mixed reviews include Dilwale, Dear Zindagi, and Raees. These movies somehow managed to earn good money but failed to get good reviews by the critics.

He also partnered with Juhi Chawla in the production of Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, which turned out to be a big failure as it didn’t do well at the box office. 

In 2017, Shah Rukh Khan came back with a movie called Jab Harry Met Sejal which was a RomCom, sadly this one also failed to win people’s hearts and was one of his biggest flops that didn’t do well in the box office. Later on, in 2018, Khan starred in Anand L Rai’s romantic movie, Zero, in which he played the character of a dwarf. The movie did well in the box office but had mixed reviews. Although his role is the movie was much appreciated and praised by the viewers.

Shah Rukh Khan with Anushka in Zero


King Khan has given a big number of hit movies. In total, he has done over 80 Bollywood films till now. His top fifteen hit movies are;

1. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 

2. Om Shanti Om (2007)

Om Shanti Om

3. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)

Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge

4. Mohabbatein (2000)


5. Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)

Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham

6. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)

Kal Ho Naa Ho

7. My Name Is Khan (2010)

My Name Is Khan

8. Chennai Express (2013)

Chennai Express

9. Baazigar (1993)


10. Raees (2017)


11. Zero (2018)


12. Rab Ne Bana Di Jori (2008)

Rab Ne Bana Di Jori

13. Veer-Zaara (2004)


14. Main Hoon Na (2004)

Main Hoon Na

15. Happy New Year (2015)

Happy New Year


Shah Rukh Khan has always put his heart and soul into his acting and his hard work has always paid off because of the efforts he put in. For his outstanding performances, he received a number of awards and got nominated for many roles he played. Some of them are;


Some of the Filmfare awards he received are;

  • Baazigar (1993): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • Devdas (2002): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • Swades (2004): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • Chak De India (2007): Filmfare Best Actor Award
  • My Name Is Khan (2010): Filmfare Best Actor Award


  • Knight of the Legion of France
  • Goodwill Brand Ambassador by South Korea
  • Award of Intellectual Merit From Prince of Morocco
  • He got a Doctorate Degree from University of Bedfordshire and Edinburgh
  • Black Belt Holder in Taekwondo
  • Pyramid con Marni Award
  • Khan was Listed Among the Top 500 Influential Muslims in the World
  • Padma Shri Award (2015)

Shah Rukh Khan House


The SRK’s total estimated net worth is around $600 million. He worked from scratch and made all that money and became so successful. He owns a number of houses including ‘Mannat’. Khan also owns many luxurious cars and a lot of property.



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