Shah Rukh Khan, the Badshah of Bollywood turned 53 today and this year it is very special. Not only is he turning one year older but also the trailer of his much-anticipated film ‘Zero’ will be released. Born on November 2nd, 1965 in New Delhi, he started his career first in media through television series. He has appeared in 85 movies and earned enormous recognition including 14 Filmfare Awards, 9 Star Screen Awards, 3 IIFA Awards, 8 Zee Cine Awards, 3 Bollywood Movie Awards, 2 Global Indian Film Awards and many other awards.
Shah Rukh has been an all rounder throughout his academic career. He has achievements in all fields of sports, drama and other extracurricular activities. He completed his masters with brilliant marks. While in school, he won the prestigious award ‘Sword of Honor’.
There is no denying that Khan is a role model for the young generation. His movies are influencing and many youths are highly inspired by him. Bollywood is blessed to have such a prominent actor and cosmopolitan film star in the industry. Referred to the media as ‘King Khan’, he is famous all over the world.
SRK made his first Bollywood debut in 1992 with ‘Deewana’. Though early in his career he was acknowledged for his villainous role. But gradually he rose to eminence after starring with a series of romantic films. From the iconic romantic Raj in ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ to a passionate music teacher in ‘Mohabbatein’ to an alcoholic lover in ‘Devdas’. He has earned critical recognition for ‘Chak de India’, ‘Swades’ and ‘My Name Is Khan’. He has also acted in the romantic comedy ‘Chennai Express’ to informal comedy ‘Happy New Year’ to the crime movie ‘Raees’. He has set a mark for other actors in Bollywood and is surely a versatile actor.
The matinee idol is considered as one of the biggest stars in the world. He has emerged as the second richest actor in both Hollywood and Bollywood combined. He is a man of determination, divination and full of dedication. Many of his films portrayed the essence of national identity, gender, regional difference and atrocities. He has been honored with ‘Padma Shri’ award by the Government of India for his excellent contribution to the Indian film industry.
Shah Rukh Khan is a very humble, down to earth person. He has always been praised for his diligent and polite behavior in public. He has always maintained an elegant and clear image. He is happily married to Gauri Khan and is a loving father to Aryan, Suhana and AbRam.
Mannat, Khan’s residence in Mumbai, is all decked up with lights and is on full swing to delight thousands of fans of King of Hearts on his birthday..

Badhan Sarkar