Shah Rukh Khan Biography

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Keyword: Shah Rukh Khan
Title: The King of Bollywood
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Introduction (more than 50 words): Shah Rukh Khan is among the most popular and celebrated Indian idols. He is a Bollywood star and is renowned as an actor, film producer and TV personality. At present, he is co-chairman of Red Chillies Entertainment which is a motion picture production company. He is also the co-owner of the cricket team “Kolkata Knight Riders”
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He is a citizen of India.
Although he spent his first five years in Mangalore, he grew up in New Delhi. He was an excellent student and very good at sports. He received the “Sword of Honour” which was highest award conferred by his school. When he was young, he enjoyed acting in plays and people enjoyed his imitations of his favourite actors, Dilip Kumar and Amitabh Bachchan. Even though he enrolled in college to study Economics, he spent a good amount of time at the Theatre Action Group in Delhi. He received acting training under Barry John who was the theatre director. He went on to pursue higher studies but started pursuing a career in acting. During his early career, he trained at the National School of Drama in New Delhi.
Education: He attended St. Columba’s School in Delhi. During his bachelor’s studies, he pursued Economics at Hansraj College, University of Delhi, Delhi. He also attended Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi for his master’s course in Mass Communication and
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1) He is popularly known as “Badshaah” and “King Khan”.
2) His mother used to say that he looks like actor Dilip Kumar.
3) He is afraid of riding horses.
4) He smokes and drinks
5) He sleeps only five hours a day
6) His first salary of Rs. 50 was earned when he worked as a tour guide in a Pankaj Udas concert. He used his earnings to visit the Taj Mahal in Agra, India.
7) He is a humanitarian and was awarded the Pyramide con Marni award in 2011 by UNESCO for supporting the cause of educating children
8) Shah Rukh Khan married Gauri Khan, who is a Hindu woman. He is very respectful towards his wife’s religion and their children follow both religions.
9) He asserts that he is half-Hyderabadi and half-Pashtun.
10) He has a large collection of luxury cars like Bentley Continental GT, BMW 6 and 7-series, Audi A6, Land Rover, Rolls Royce.
11) His salary per movie is 40 crores (INR)
12) He loves playing cricket
13) He grew up in a middle-class family in Delhi and lived in rental apartments.
14) He dislikes gambling.
15) He loves rain and roasted corn

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