Shahrukh Khan otherwise known as SRK is of Muslim descent and was born in 1965 in New Delhi, India. His parents were Taj Mohammed Khan and Lateef Fatima.
Before his career in Bollywood, SRK attended St. Columba’s School where he won the Sword of Honour, an annual award given to the student who best represents the spirit of the school. He finished Economics with honors in Hansraj College. He then pursued a Masters Degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia.
SRK is now Bollywood's richest actor, he has won many awards for his roles in films and has been spoken of as the pride of India. SRK started his television career in the 1980’s. He had his film debut in 1992 in “Deewana”. Since then has won 13 Filmfare Awards in the Indian film industry of which seven were in the Best Actor category.
Since 1995 until 2007, his films were top grossing both in India and overseas. In 2000 SRK ventured into film production and founded: Dreamz Unlimited and Red Chillies Entertainment. In 2008 Newsweek named SRK one of the top 50 most powerful people in the world.
In October, 1991 he married Gauri Khan . SRK and Gauri have two children: a son, Aryan and a daughter, Suhana. He has noted many times that his children are his best friends and that he wants for them to focus on their education before deciding to step into the limelight. Although both children have dabbled into the world of performing, he rather they wait until their educations are complete.
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