He is a self-made superstar… He is the most iconic king of romance in Bollywood… He can romance even a tree with his charms… He is one of the richest actors in the world… And now he has completed 25 years of Bollywood.In Deewana, Shah Rukh Khan rode on a bike into our hearts and now 25 years later, he is still riding in there. The winner of the maximum number of Filmfare awards, Shah Rukh Khan is one of the most genial actors in the industry, a journalist’s dream in the way he answers those questions thrown at him. Shah Rukh Khan is known for his romantic roles in films like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kal Ho Naa Ho but he is also known to try different shades to his characters like being a villain in Darr and Anjaam, or those off the beat roles in Swades and Chak De India. He has millions of fans all across the world, a base thats growing day by day.
#Most no. of Filmfare awards for an actor
#The owner of one of the biggest production houses
# He is the lead of the longest running film of all time, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
# He has managed to bring the maximum number of stars for his song in Om Shanti Om.
# One of the few actors to successful transition from television to films
# Shah Rukh Khan can also be credited for glamorising the concept of negative characters, through his roles in Baazigar, Darr and Anjaam.
# For those who complain that he doesn’t experiment much, he has worked with plethora of directors with various sensibilities. He has worked with legends like Yash Chopra and Subhash Ghai, massy film-makers like Farah Khan and Rohit Shetty, South directors like Mani Ratnam and even parallel film-makers like Amol Palekar and MF Hussain
# He and Akshay Kumar are the only Indians in Forbes’ list of highest paid actors this year.
# Only Indian to have a Statue in Grevin Museum, after Gandhiji
# A rare species of orchid, Ascocenda Shah Rukh Khan, was named after him in Singapore
# Government of France awarded SRK, both the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres and the Légion d’honneur – The greatest honour of France like Bharat Ratna in India
# In 2008, SRK named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most powerful people in the world.
# Shah Rukh Khan was awarded Best Indian Citizen Award in 1997 by the government of India
# In 2002, he won the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence’ in the ‘Field of Entertainment’.
# In 2011, SRK became the first Bollywood actor to be featured on the cover page of Los Angeles Times, he has also been featured on time Magazine’s cover page twice
# Shah Rukh was also invited to Harvard University for giving a lecture to its students. SRK is also world’s “first” actor to be invited at Google and Twitter headquarters
# Shah Rukh Khan is the only Indian to win UNESCO’s Pyramide con Marni Award for his Charity work, support of children’s education.
# First actor to have a VFX company in India
# In 2007, his wax statue was installed at the Madame Tussauds museum, London, the third Indian actor to earn a spot at this prestigious place
# One of the only two superstars to have no filmy connection and yet to make it this bib in an industry often accused of nepotism
# First Bollywood actor to start crediting his actresses name over his own in the film credits
# Only Indian actor to shoot at NASA
# Only Indian to have a residential palace in Palm Jumeirah, Dubai
# One of the first superstars to start the trend of remaking big Bollywood remakes, and we mean official remakes. Be it Don, Devdas, or Paheli…
# He won the ‘Padma Shri’ award in the year 2005, the fourth among the highest civilian awards in India.