King of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer, and a television host who was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India. He admits being flawed, witty, a loving friend, a protective father, a gooey romantic, even superstitious. Be it an 18-year old or a 60-year old; he charms ladies of every generation with his courteous ways. Here are some less known facts about SRK. Let us take a look at them.
1. Shahrukh Khan is too superstitious about digits and believes that the right numbers bring good fortune.
2. He is the co-owner of the IPL cricket team Kolkata Knight Riders and co-chairman of the picture production company Red Chillies Entertainment.
3. He fears riding horses.
4. Shahrukh Khan received an honorary doctorate from Princess Anne at the Edinburgh University.
5. He avoids Butter.
6. One of Shahrukh’s bodyguards was shot dead by the other in 2006.
7. His personal bodyguard’s name is Yasmin Khan. When his bodyguard got married, Shahrukh gifted him a flat located beside his residence Mannat.
8. Khan didn’t Keep a beard earlier as his kids found it scratchy.
9. The total business generated by Shahrukh Khan movies in India is Rs 1642.52 Crores, only behind Salman Khan and Akshay Kumar.
10. He suffered a major injury on his right shoulder in 2008. He ignored the pain, but as it worsened in 2010, he had to undergo surgery.
11. In a movie named Maya Memsaab in 1993, Shahrukh did a nude sex scene with his female co-star Deepa Sahi.
12. SRK promised himself that he would never kiss on the lips of any his female co-stars, but he broke his promise when he kissed Katrina Kaif in Jab Tak Hai Jaan 2012 movie.
13. He has a fan from Los Angeles called Paige Wilson, who makes clay statues of everything SRK does.
14. During his struggling days, SRK used to run a restaurant in Darya Ganj in Delhi.
15. His career in acting was launched by friend Vivek Vaswani and Hema Malini.
16. Shahrukh Khan launched Deepika Padukone in Bollywood through 2007 movie “Om Shanti Om.”
17. He has been nominated for popular Bollywood awards 226 times and has won 207 of them.
18. SRK has won the best actor award 29 times.
19. He is richer than stars like Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks.
20. His favorite actor is Dilip Kumar, and his favorite actresses are Mumtaz and Saira Banu.
21. He makes sure his sleeping ¬pyjamas are freshly-ironed every night because he believes that “one never knows who one may meet in dreams.”
22. He owns property on the Moon. One of SRK’s fans from Australia buys him a piece of land on the Moon from Lunar Republic Society on his birthday every year.
23. Shah Rukh Khan has been given the status equivalent of Knighthood in Malaysia.
24. Shahid Kapoor himself admitted that it was SRK who spotted him in Shamak Davar’s troop and motivated him to take up acting.
25. He doesn’t like ice-cream.
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