Shah Rukh Khan is one of the Bollywood’s biggest and richest movie star who has won numerous awards. His fans are always curious to know more about him. So today we have come up with some of the rarely known things about Shahrukh Khan. Check this out:
1. The superstar was born with some other name
Shah Rukh khan was actually named Abdul Rashid Khan by his naani.
2. Rs 50 as his first salary
Shah Rukh khan’s first salary was just Rs. 50. He got this salary by standing as an usher in Pankaj Udhas’s concert held in capital.
3. The most favorite star to have won the maximum number of awards
Shah Rukh khan is probably the most favourite superstar of Bollywood. He holds 14 Filmfare awards. He has been honoured with the Padma Shri by Government of India.
4. Shahrukh as an Anti-hero
Shahrukh Khan is the only Superstar who has played Anti-hero many times and still loved by people as a most romantic hero.
5. Shahrukh Khan as Stunts Director
Shahrukh Khan was stunt director for five of his films. The films were Kuch Kuch Hota Hain, Main Hoon Na, Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna, Chak de India and Om Shanti Om.
6. His favorite phrase
Shahrukh Khan’s favorite phrase is
Let’s do it
7. SRK is very superstitious
All of SRK’s car registration numbers read 555 as he is very superstitious, as he believes it to be lucky for him.
8. Shahrukh Khan loves reading books.
SRK’s best-loved book is ‘The Hitch-Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ by Douglas Adams.
9. The actor is an animal lover too
Shahrukh Khan has five dogs named-Chewbacca, Daash, Hulk, Kai, and Juicy.
10. There were days when he sold tickets
Shahrukh Khan has sold tickets at the booking window of a Mumbai cinema on the opening day of his movie Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. SRK was paid a sum total of Rs 25,000 for the entire film.
11. The actors who he admires
Shahrukh Khan’s favorite actor is Dilip Kumar while his favorite actresses are yesteryears’ Mumtaz and Saira Bano.
12. SRK has got a phobia
Shahrukh Khan has got a phobia of riding horses, which are hence missing from his movie.
13. Shahrukh loves black
SRK prefers to wear black whenever at the public outing .SRK believes that if he wears black no one can guess if he is repeating an Outfit or not.
14. Shahrukh Khan’s debut film
Shah Rukh’s debut film was ‘Dil Aaihna Hai,’ but since the movie got delayed due to some reasons hence his next film ‘Deewana’ which was released earlier, was considered his debut film.
15. The launch of his career
His friend Vivek Vaswani and Hema Malini were those who helped him in the launching of his career.
16. SRK and his island
Shahrukh Khan purchased a villa in the United Arab Emirates on the coast of Dubai and is actually located on a man-made island !
17. Shahrukh Khan is a chain smoker
SRK is a chain cigarette smoker and smokes at least 2 packs a day.
18. SRK – not just an actor
Shahrukh Khan along with his acting has also managed to be the co-owner of the Indian Premier League cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders . Shahrukh Khan is also the co-chairman of a production house named Red Chillies Entertainment .
19. Shahrukh Khan and his Perfume
Shahrukh Khan has launched a perfume of his own named ‘SK’.
20. Total business generated by SRK
In India, the total business generated by his movies is Rs 1642.52 Crores.
21. The actor has got a big heart
SRK, gifted a flat to one of his bodyguard’s named Yasmin Khan, on his marriage. The flat had its location beside his own residence Mannat.