Shah Rukh Khan is surely the number one actor and one of the biggest producers in Bollywood. He is called ‘The King Khan’ of Bollywood by many people. He has brought immense success in most of his films and acted with almost all popular actresses. His domination over Bollywood film industry is not going to be over any time soon. With that said here we present a few interesting things you may not have known about Shah Rukh Khan.
He was not a hero in his first few films
Shah Rukh Khan is considered the most romantic hero of all time in Bollywood. But did you know that he didn’t play the role of a hero in his first few films namely Darr, Bazigar and Anjaam? He actually was a villain in those films.
The most successful film of Shah Rukh Khan to this day
You may be wondering as to which has been the most successful film of Shah Rukh Khan in his film career. It was none but the famous film Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge starring Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan. It has not only earned the biggest amount of revenues in his film career, but has been running also in many cinema halls to this day, 23 years after the film was released.
He is not the sole owner of Red Chillies Entertainment and KKR
Everyone knows the name of his productions company ‘Red Chillies Entertainment’. But did you know that he is actually a co-chairman of the company? Which means he’s not the sole owner of the company. The same is applicable for his IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. He’s a co-owner of this team too.
His third child AbRam was a surrogate child
Shah Rukh’s third child AbRam has been enjoying stardom right from his birth. But did you know that he was actually a surrogate child? That means he was not raised in Shah Rukh’s wife Gouri’s womb, although Gouri is AbRam’s biological mother. Nobody knows to this day who this surrogate lady was.
Shah Rukh’s all time personal favorite actress is Kajol
You must have seen Shah Rukh Khan to act with so many female costars starting from Divya Bharoti to Alia Bhatt. Now speaking of female costars aka heroines, you may be wondering who’s Shah Rukh’s all time favorite. It’s none other than Kajol. This pair has so many successful films in their career together. To name a few, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Kavi Khushi Kavi Gham, My name is Khan.
His special relationship with Karan Johar
If you ask Shah Rukh Khan ‘Who is your favorite director?’ he will be mentioning Karan Johar’s name. Now this guy Karan Johar is not only his favorite director, but a very close friend also. They have been each other’s counselor and associate in the time of need for a long time now. From the looks of it, this relationship is not going to end any time soon.
Shah rukh khan as television host and stage performer
Some people might be thinking Shah Rukh Khan is good at only acting in films. But did you know that he is actually a very good television host and an enthusiastic stage performer as well? He has hosted a couple of Film Fare awards and other similar functions. He is a very active stage performer both in India and outside.
Aamir Khan seems to avoid Shah Rukh Khan as much as possible
Previously it was a rumor, but recently it is almost an open secret that Bollywood actor Aamir Khan avoids Shah Rukh Khan as much as possible. The fact is that Aamir hardly attends any award function. But one thing is for sure, he would not possibly attend an award ceremony which is to be hosted by Shah Rukh Khan. Now many people have been wondering as to why’s that. It is thought that Aamir Khan is in a cold fight with Shah Rukh for the number one position as an actor in Bollywood. Seems like this fight is not going to end soon.
He brought Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma into Bollywood
Now it’s no wonder that Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma are two of the biggest superstars in Bollywood now a days. Well, did you know who brought them into this colorful world of film industry? It’s none other than Shah Rukh Khan. Deepika debuted in Shah Rukh’s 2007 blockbuster Om Shanti Om and Anushka debuted in Khan’s 2008 film Rab Ne Bana De Jodi. Both actresses have been very successful since the inception of their acting career. It’s all supposedly the blessings from SRK!
Shah Rukh Khan imitated Jackie Chan on a couple of occasions?
Many people alleged that Shah Rukh actually imitated Jackie Chan’s postures and body languages on a couple of occasions, in a few TV appearances and advertisements. Now this act of SRK has surely disappointed many of his fans. Actually they didn’t expect this level of mimicry from a renowned actor that Shah Rukh Khan is. May be, Shah Rukh himself is a big fan of Jackie Chan. Then again, may be he wanted to point out that while Hollywood has Jackie Chan Bollywood has Shah Rukh Khan! What do you know?