ON this day 55 years ago King Khan was born. Shahrukh khan is an Indian Actor, film producer, T.V. personality and a Businessman. He is one of the most liked actor in India and to be honest one of the few actors who has  fans all over the world. He has appeared in more than 80 films and has got more than 14 Filmfare awards.

1. Shah Rukh Khan, was born on November 2, 1965 in Delhi, India. Indian actor known for his powerful screen presence. He is one of the most sought-after Bollywood actors.

2. 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), and a son named AbRam (born 2013) who was born through a surrogate mother.

3. King khan graduated with a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hans Raj College, University of Delhi, and began studying for a master’s degree in mass communications, but he dropped out of academic studies to pursue a career in acting.

4. He entered the film industry through his work in theatre and television. His first acting jobs were in television serials such as Fauji (1988; in the role of a commando) and Circus (1989), which won him instant recognition. 

5. Initially Khan’s success was based on his antihero portrayals in Baazigar (1993) and Darr (1993). He rejected the image of the
conventional hero in both films and created his own version of the villain. 

6. However, Later in his career, he assumed the role of hero and helped produce blockbusters like, Dilwale dulhania le jayenge (1995), Karan Arjun (1995), Dil to pagal hai (1997), Kuch kuch hota hai (1998), Devdas (2002), Kal ho naa ho (2003), Veer-Zaara (2004), Chak de! India (20⁴07”), My Name Is Khan (2010), and Jab tak hai jaan (2012).

7. In 2005 Khan was presented the Padma Shri, one of India’s highest civilian awards. He has won 15 Filmfare Awards in various capacities, mainly for best actor. 

8. SRK is the co-owner of KKR, i.e. Kolkata Knight Riders, a cricket squad in the IPL. Owing to his influence on the people, West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee accredited SRK to be the brand ambassador of the state. His lineup has to triumph the T20 game twice, in 2012 plus 2014.

9. SRK is intensely connected with charity. He has adopted about fivevillages in the year 2009 plus 12 villages in 2012. He has also held concerts to hoist money for those affected by earthquakes. The UNPOS, i.e. United Nations Office for Project Services chosen him as the initial global ambassador of the Water Supply as well as Sanitation Collaborative Council.

10. Shah Rukh Khan, in 2009, was listed in the 500 most influential Muslims in the world by Georgetown University. Other Indians to share the honor with him were the former Indian President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman.