Shahrukh Khan, the king of Bollywood turns 47 today. However, birthday’s are no big deal to SRK and he prefers working over partying.
“I’m planning to work that’s all I know at least during the daytime. Besides, it has never been a special day for me,” Shahrukh says.
The kind soul that he is, Shahrukh Khan always celebrates his big day with his fans and the media, cutting cakes and speaking a few good words. Today is going to be the same.
What makes Shahrukh Khan the undisputed king of Bollywood?
Well, Khan does everything with great enthusiasm and energy and till perfection is attained. The witty, chivalrous, handsome and ever-smiling Shahrukh Khan is a perfect example of love and romance. He is the most successful and highly paid actor in Bollywood. However, the actor, despite being the king, is very modest and down to earth. He never demands fees. Instead, he asks his filmmakers to pay him depending on how his film has fared at the box office. Well, if these qualities are not enough to title him the baadshah of Bollywood, then what is it?
Shahrukh Khan’s early days
Not many know that Shahrukh Khan debuted with a television show titled Fauji. Soon after that, he made it to the big screen, doing a total of 52 films in a span of 21 years. He has tasted maximum hit and a very few flops in his film career so far. The actor says flops doesn’t disturb him. Instead, he learns from his mistakes and moves on.
Shahrukh Khan’s unforgettable performances
In his filmy career of 21 years, the actor has given some of the finest performances ever. Who can forget ‘Raj malhotra’ from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or ‘Rahul’ from Dil Toh Pagal Hain and ‘Devdas Mukherjee’ from Devdas or ‘Kabir Khan’ from Chak De India? King Khan has been honored with national awards 5 times, International Indian Film Academy Awards, 11 times and other awards, like 50-100 times.
Shahrukh Khan’s changing avatars
SRK is a very versatile actor. Though mostly romantic, he has also done the roles of an action hero, a superhero and a villain, with ease and less efforts. However, he is best as a romantic hero and over the years, has developed a “romantic lover boy” image. he is also referred to as the “King of Romance” by the media.
Despite having billions of fans all over the world, one of the most watched movie stars in the world, and one of the most recognizable faces of Indian cinema, the star due to his last name and religion, is subjected to excess security checks and also stopped a couple of times at airports. This has offended the Khan, several times. He was also subjected to the Shiv Sena controversy
Shahrukh Khan as a brand ambassador
Over the years, SRK has endorsed brands like Pepsi, Sprite, Nokia, Hyundai, Sunfeast, Videocon, Airtel, Emami, Nerolac Paints, Dish TV, Linc Pens, D’decor, LUX, Frooti, Compaq and Tag Heuer. He was crowned “Brand Ambassador of the Year” at various business awards ceremonies over the years. Due to his various brand endorsement and entrepreneurship ventures, Khan is labeled as the “Brand SRK” by the media.
Shahrukh Khan is an actor, producer of Red Chillies Entertainment and Red Chillies VFX, a philanthropist. Hre also is the owner of the of IPL cricket team named Kolkata Knight Riders.
Shahrukh Khan’s personal life
Shahrukh Khah married Gauri in the year 1991. They have two children, son Aryan and daughter Suhana. His personal life has always been clean and much under wraps. His wife gauri is an interior designer.
SRK will soon be seen in Jab Tak Hai Jaan, starring Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma.
Celebden and its readers wishes the actor a very Happy 47th Birthday.