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Shah Rukh Khan

Shahrukh Khan, fondly called as King Khan or SRK, is a top-ranked Indian Bollywood film actor. He is also an entrepreneur and has invested in the Kolkata Knight Riders team of Indian Premier League.

Personal Biography

In July 2008, he is provided with additional security after Indian Mujahideen threatened Bollywood actors and industralists soon after the Ahmedabad serial blasts.

Family

Shah Rukh Khan is married to Gauri Khan since 1991. The couple has two children - son Aryan Khan and daughter Suhana.

Shah Rukh married Gauri Chibber in a traditional hindu ceremony on October 25, 1991. Aryan Khan was born in 1997 and daughter Suhana in 2000.

Mannat

Shah Rukh Khan’s residence in Bandra, Mumbai is named Mannat.

Following the complaint of BJP MP Poonam Mahajan, that the residents of Bandra were facing inconvenience due to the ramp constructed outside Shahrukh Khan’s residence, the BMC officials on Februray 14, 2015 demolished the ramp.

Philanthropy

On 7 December 2015, Shah Rukh Khan has donated Rs. 1 crore for the victims of Chennai floods. He has contributed the sum to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund.

Professional Biography

Shah Rukh Khan is a highly accomplished actor and entrepreneur. He has starred in several blockbuster Bollywood movies.

Shah Rukh Khan is also the Brand Ambassador of West Bengal which is the home of his Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders.

List of Famous Films & Television appearances

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Malaysian knighthood honour / Datukship

In 2008, Malaysia expressed interest in giving the Malaysian knighthood honour / Datukship to Khan. In one way, the news fuelled the controversy surrounding him. In October 08, Shah Rukh confirmed he will be going to Malacca for accepting the honour however media reported he might miss the November 29 date owing to tight schedule. Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad came to Khans defence and insisted he deserves a Datukship. The state government of Malacca also felt Khan’s acceptance of a Malaysian award as a door opening for more Bollywood movies to be shot in the city.

Shahrukh Khan said he had a ‘humbling experience’ upon Malaysian knighthood honour and thanked the Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka (DMSM) for giving the title Datuk. He said he could not fly to Malaysia due to tight schedule and illness. He agreed to help Malacca in developing local film industry and scout the state for movie locations. He arrived in Kuala Lumpur despite a film shooting injury just before starting to Malaysia.

King Khan plans to launch a film Happy New Year in Malaysia and has offered to develop the film industry in Malaysia.

Medal of Honour of Morocco

Shah Rukh Khan was presented the Medal of Honour of Morocco by Prince Moulay Rachid on 1 December 2012. The Prince also hosted a dinner for Shah Rukh Khan. The Bollywood actor was in Marrakech when his movie was screened at a theatre. Shah Rukh was greeted by thousands of fans when he addressed the gathering.

Kolkata Knight Riders Franchise

Shahrukh Khan invested in the Kolkata Knight Riders team of Indian Premier League. On April 29, 2009, disappointed with the team’s performance, King Khan returned home from South Africa to cast vote in polls.

Brand Ambassador of West Bengal

Shah Rukh Khan is the brand ambassador of West Bengal.

On September 30, 2012 an advertisement shot on Shah Rukh Khan was released by West Bengal. The ad, which is part of ‘Bengal Leads’ campaign is a two-minute film on a resurgent West Bengal which is consistent with Rabindranath Tagore’s dream of a golden Bengal.

Politics

In March 2009, Shah Rukh, along with Preity Zinta campaigned for the Congress party in the 2009 Indian Parliamentary Elections.

Controversies

On May 16, 2012 Shahrukh Khan entered into a scuffle with a security guard and few MCA officials after the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Kolkata Knight Riders. The incident happened when Shahrukh Khan tried to walk onto the field of play after the match. A security guard asked him not to and the Bollywood actor was alleged to have lost his cool and foul mouthed the MCA officials who tried to cool him down. Later in the night, the MCA officials drove to Marine Drive Police Station and lodged a complaint against him. the Mumbai Cricket Association also wants a life ban against Shahrukh Khan at the stadium. IPL chairman Rajiv Shukla said that the ban is not final yet. Former Cricketer and BJP MP Kirti Azad also termed the incident disgraceful.

Other Professional information

  • In May 08, he asked for the removal of VAT and Service Tax on the entertainment industry and sought the conferment of de-facto industry status.
  • In February 09, Shahrukh Khan’s bungalow in Mumbai’s Bandra locality was attacked.
  • In April 09, Shah Rukh Khan slammed Sunil Gavaskar for criticizing John Buchanan.
  • Shah Rukh Khan has paid Rs. 5 crore in advance taxes for the period July-September in 2012.

2015

On 8 December 2015, Shah Rukh Khan said he is not targeted by the government after Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued summons to him over the alleged undervaluation of shares of his co-owned IPL cricket team, Kolkata Knight Riders. He said that the notice was issued in 2010 and that the legal case is being processed at its own speed.

Shahrukh Khan quotes

  • I am very happy that I have found a big space in the hearts of the people here, referring to his Malaysian fans
  • I would like to give this suggestion that the people who save our lives like army officers, ATS officers, police, navy, air force, should be provided with better protective gear and equipment to help them save themselves while fighting for us, expressing gratitude towards security personnel who fought in the Mumbai attacks.
  • I would like to say that please give the multiple-captain theory a breathing space to try now. If we fail we can always go back to the traditional way, slamming Sunil Gavaskar and favoring multiple-captain theory.

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