Shahrukh Khan, also credited as King Khan of Bollywood, is an Indian actor, producer, and television personality. He was honoured by the Indian government with the Padma Shri Award, and he was also honoured by several other countries for his contributions. Khan is the co-chairman of Red Chillies Entertainment and the holder of the Kolkata Knight Riders, an Indian Premier League cricket team. Here are some interesting things about Shahrukh Khan that you might not know.
Owns property on the Moon
Every year on his birthday, one of SRK’s Australian fans purchases a piece of land on moon from the Lunar Republic Society. She’s already bought him few acres on The Sea of Tranquility, one of the most coveted addresses on the moon.
2. Gave his award to Salman Khan
The superstars Shah Rukh Khan and Salman Khan have a Tom and Jerry-like relationship. There are moments when they are at odds with each other, and other instances when they can’t help praising each other. Shahrukh Khan received the Zee Cine Award for Best Actor in 1998, but to everyone’s dismay, he invited Salman Khan on stage and presented him the award and requested him to give the thank-you speech.
3. Obsessed with 555
The number 555 is on both of SRK’s cars, and all of his employees have the same number on their smartphones.
4. He is Dr. Shah Rukh Khan
Shah Rukh Khan is the only actor in Bollywood to have earned three foreign doctorates from three universities, he is one of the wisest and most knowledgeable actors in the industry. His works of philanthropy, altruism, and humanitarianism, as well as his worldwide scope as a filmmaker, have earned him an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. Dr. Shah Rukh K is his formal name.
5. He is also a Knight
In Malaysia, Shah Rukh Khan has been honoured the equivalent of a knighthood.
6. Second richest actor in the world
He has been counted among the top five wealthiest actors in the world on many occasions, making him wealthier than Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Clint Eastwood, and Adam Sandler. In reality, he is the world’s second-richest star. He is believed to be worth $600 million, according to a study in Wealth-X magazine.
7. He is a chain smoker
He’s most likely in charge of the B-cigarette-smoking town’s brigade. He just has one nasty habit, which is referred to as “the deadliest.” He’s been fined several times for public smoking. He has confessed to smoking 100 cigarettes a day in some instances.
Despite being from a lower middle-class background, Shah Rukh Khan has established himself as one of the most popular actors in the world.