Shah Rukh Khan, called by his innumerable fans as the Bollywood Badsha, celebrates his 43rd birthday today.
SRK Khan was born in 1965 to Muslim parents of Pathan descent in New Delhi, India. His father, Taj Mohammed Khan, was an Indian independence activist from Peshawar during the pre-independence days. His mother, Lateef Fatima, was the adopted daughter of Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput clan, who served as a General in the Indian National Army of Subash Chandra Bose. SRK’s parents migrated to India before much before the Independence.
Starting with TV serials, SRK stormed the Hindi film industry with box office hits. His films Baazigar and Darr (1993), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Chak De India (2007), Om Shanti Om (2007) and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), Veer-Zaara (2004) and Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) have been top-grossers in Bollywood.
SRK diversified into film production and television hosting. He has two film production companies, Dreamz Unlimited and Red Chillies Entertainment. He also holds the IPL Twenty20 franchise of Kolkata Knight Riders. He is also the highest Income Tax paying actor. He paid Rs 37 Crore as IT last year.
jollyhoo.com wishes Shah Rukh Khan Many Happy returns of the Day.
Filmfare Awards to Shah Rukh Khan:
1993 – Filmfare Best Debut Award for Deewana
1994 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Baazigar
1994 – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
1995 – Filmfare Best Villain Award for Anjaam
1996 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
1998 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Dil To Pagal Hai
1999 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
2001 – Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Mohabbatein
2003 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Devdas
2005 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Swades
2008 – Filmfare Best Actor Award for Chak De India