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Shah Rukh Khan Biography

Birth Place:
New Delhi, Delhi, India
Profession
actor/producer/fms

Fast Facts

  • Was christened Abdul Rehman by his maternal grandmother, but the registration of that name never happened
  • Was adopted by his maternal grandmother and spent around 6 years in Bengaluru with her before his mother decided to bring him back to the family in Delhi
  • His father named him Shah Rukh, which means one who has the face of a prince; his father had already named his sister Lala Rukh
  • Played hockey while in school and participated in many sports activities
  • An injury put a stop to his career in sports and that is when he took up acting
  • Made his TV debut in 1988 with the series Fauji
  • Barry John taught him acting and cast him in his first play In Which Annie Gives it Those Ones in 1989
  • Landed in Mumbai after his mother's death, and signed up for five films in a single day
  • Deewana (1992) was his first film to be released in theatres
  • Founded a film production house Red Chillies Entertainments in 2002
  • Since 2008, has co-owned the T20 cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders
  • Has been involved with various charities and done a lot of humanitarian work
  • He has attempted to keep his charity work from the public eye, due to his religious beliefs and selflessness

Awards

  • 2016Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2015Stardust Awards-Best Actor - Thriller/Action: winner
  • 2015Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Male: winner
  • 2015Screen Awards-Best Actor (Critics): nominated
  • 2015International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2014International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2014Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2014Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2013Stardust Awards-Best Actor - Comedy/Romance: nominated
  • 2013Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Male: winner
  • 2013Times Of India Film Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2013International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2013Screen Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2013Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2013Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012Filmfare Awards-Best Film: nominated
  • 2012Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012Screen Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2012Zee Cine Awards-Best Film: nominated
  • 2012Zee Cine Awards-Critics' Award for Best Actor - Male: winner
  • 2012Stardust Awards-Best Actor - Thriller/Action: nominated
  • 2012International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2012Stardust Awards-Star of the Year - Male: nominated
  • 2012Stardust Awards-Film of the Year: nominated
  • 2011International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): winner
  • 2011Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2011Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2011Airtel Super Star Awards-Super Star Unique Andaz - Male: nominated
  • 2011Stardust Awards-Best Actor - Drama: nominated
  • 2009Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2009International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2009Screen Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2008Filmfare Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2008International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): winner
  • 2008Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2007International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2007Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2006Global India Film Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2006International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2006Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2005Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2005Zee Cine Awards-Best Film: nominated
  • 2005International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2004International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2004Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2004Zee Cine Awards-Best Film: nominated
  • 2003International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): winner
  • 2003Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: winner
  • 2002International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated
  • 2002Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2002Zee Cine Awards-Best Film: nominated
  • 2001Zee Cine Awards-Best Actor: nominated
  • 2001International Indian Film Academy Awards-Best Performance in a Leading Role (Male): nominated

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