Arguably the biggest superstar of our times, Shah Rukh Khan has been the answer to the prayer of a Bollywood fan for the ultimate romantic hero.
The greatest achievement of Shah Rukh Khan is that he has successfully posted himself CEO of Brand SRK, which is now a synonym for success and taken with certain religiosity in management schools all over the country and beyond. Marketing Himself has been his core activity, over the years. With this Khan, you never discuss art. You discuss the buck.
Shah Rukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965 to Meer Taj Mohammad and Fatima Lateef.
Shah Rukh Khan used to write poems when he was young. “At heart, I’m a poet, perhaps a more materialistic yuppie poet, but a poet all the same,” said Shah Rukh.
Shah Rukh Khan studied at St. Columba’s School in South Delhi and graduated from Hans Raj College with a degree in Economics.
Shah Rukh’s debut on the small screen was in ‘Fauji’. He went on to act in serials like ‘Dil Dariya’, ‘Umeed’, ‘Wagle Ki Duniya’ and ‘Circus’.
Shah Rukh Khan honed his acting skills at Theater Action Group under Barry John.
Shah Rukh Khan’s first film was ‘In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones’
Shah Rukh Khan made his Bollywood debut in ‘Deewana’ on June 25, 1992.
“There is no right or wrong way to do a scene. The method is what works for you. The barometer ultimately is how many people like it,” said Shah Rukh Khan.
“I have five expressions. I am a success because my rivals have only two expressions,” said Shah Rukh Khan.
Another interesting quote from SRK: “The essence is can I make you laugh, can I make you have a good time? I always play a role as Shah Rukh Khan playing a role. It’s never the role being essayed by Shah Rukh.”
“There is an Islam from Allah and — I am not being anti — very unfortunately, there is an Islam from the Mullahs. I appeal to all of them to please give the youngsters, the right reading of the Quran,” Shah Rukh had said immediately after the 26/11 attacks.
Shah Rukh Khan married Gauri on October 25, 1991. They have three children – Aryan, Suhana and AbRam
“My wife comes first. I can tell you this much that if ever I am asked to make a choice between my career and Gauri, I will leave films. I would go insane but for her. She is the only thing I have…I love her body. I am hooked to her,” said SRK.