Shah Rukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965(54 Years Old) in New Delhi. His height is 5’7” tall and weight 67Kg. He spent the first five years of his life in Mangalore, where his maternal grandfather, Ifthikar Ahmed, served as the chief engineer of the port in the 1960s. Later, Shah Rukh grew up in the Rajendra Nagar neighbourhood of Delhi.His father had several business ventures including a restaurant, and the family lived a middle-class life in rented apartments. His father died of cancer in 1981, and his mother died in 1991 from complications of diabetes. His older sister Shahnaz Lalarukh still live with Shahrukh in his Mansion.

Shahrukh School Days

He attended St. Columba’s School in central Delhi where he excelled in his studies and in sports such as hockey and football, and received the school’s highest award, the Sword of Honour. In his youth, he acted in stage plays and received praise for his imitations of Bollywood actors, of which his favourites were Dilip Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan and Mumtaz.

Shahrukh College Years

Shah Rukh khan enrolled at Hansraj College (1985–88) to earn his bachelor’s degree in Economics, but spent much of his time at Delhi’s Theatre Action Group (TAG), where he studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John.After Hansraj, he began studying for a master’s degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia, but left to pursue his acting career. He also attended the National School of Drama in Delhi during his early career in Bollywood.

In 1991,he married Gauri Chibber, a Punjabi Hindu, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on 25 October 1991, after a six-year courtship. They have a son Aryan (born 1997) and a daughter Suhana (born 2000). In 2013, they became parents of a third child named AbRam, who was born through a surrogate mother. According to Khan, while he strongly believes in Islam, he also values his wife’s religion. His children follow both religions; at home the Qur’an is situated next to the Hindu deities.

Shahrukh Initial Acting Career

Young Shahrukh Khan in TV Series Fauji

He made his debut in Television series called Fauji. He landed another good role in TV series called Circus. He also played minor role in TV series called Wagle ki Duniya. His appearances in these serials led critics to compare his look and acting style with those of the film actor Dilip Kumar.

Shahrukh Struggle years in Bollywood

Shahrukh changed his decision not to act in films in April 1991, after his mother’s death. He moved from Delhi to Mumbai to pursue a full-time career in Bollywood, and was quickly signed to four films. His first offer was for Hema Malini’s directorial debut Dil Aashna Hai, and by June, he had started his first shoot. His film debut was in Deewana, which was released in June 1992. Deewana became a box office hit and launched Khan’s Bollywood career; he earned the Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for his performance.


Shahrukh- The Superstar

He became widely acclaimed romantic movie actor after the release of movie like Chamatkar, Dil Aashna Hai, and the comedy Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, which was his first of many collaborations with the actress Juhi Chawla.

Shahrukh was catapulted to stardom after he played a anti-hero role  in Movies Darr and Baazigar. He went on to play lead role in superhit movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Dil Se.., Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Main Hoon Na, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Chennai Express

Khan has occasionally done playback singing for his films. In Josh (2000) he sang the popular song “Apun Bola Tu Meri Laila”. He also sang in Don (2006) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012). For Always Kabhi Kabhi (2011), which was produced by Red Chillies, Khan participated in the lyrical composition.

Shahrukh Movie Production House

Khan co-produced three films from 1999 to 2003 as a founding member of the partnership Dreamz Unlimited. After the partnership was dissolved, he and Gauri restructured the company as Red Chillies Entertainment, which includes divisions dealing with film and television production, visual effects, and advertising. As of 2015, the company has produced or co-produced at least nine films.

Shahrukh as Game Show Host

In 2007, he replaced Amitabh Bachchan for one season as the host of Kaun Banega Crorepati, the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, and a year later, Khan began hosting Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?, the Indian version of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?. In 2011, he returned to television, appearing on Imagine TV’s Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout, the Indian version of Wipeout; scenes featuring Khan were shot at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. Contrary to his earlier television anchoring jobs, Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout performed poorly. It aired for only one season and became the lowest rated show hosted by a Bollywood star. In 2017, Khan began hosting TED Talks India Nayi Soch, a talk show produced by TED Conferences, LLC which started aired on STAR Plus.

Shahrukh Ownership of IPL cricket team

In 2008, Khan, in partnership with Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta, acquired ownership rights for the franchise representing Kolkata in the Twenty20 cricket tournament Indian Premier League (IPL) for US$75.09 million, and 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.[216] The team performed poorly on the field during the first three years. Their performance improved over time, and they became the champions for the first time in 2012 and repeated the feat in 2014.


In May 2012, the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) banned him from the Wankhede Stadium for five years for getting into an argument with the security staff after a match between KKR and The Mumbai Indians. Shahrukh had, however, stated that he acted only after children, including his daughter, were being “manhandled” by the security staff and that the officials were extremely high-handed and aggressive in their behavior. Wankhede guard later contradicted MCA officials’ claim and said Shah Rukh Khan had not hit him. Khan later apologized to his fans after his team won the final match. MCA revoked the ban in 2015 and in 2016, Mumbai Police informed that no ‘cognisable offence’ was made out against Khan and they had come to the conclusion that Shah Rukh Khan was not drunk and did not use abusive language before minors at the Wankhede Stadium in 2012.

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