( never seen before pictures of SRK n family added at the end of the post) Put your commentsand ratings guys!!!!)Khan was born in 1965 to Muslim parents of Pathan descent in New Delhi, India. His father, TajMohammed Khan, was an Indian independence activist from Peshawar, British India. According toKhan, his paternal grandfather was originally from Afghanistan. His mother, Lateef Fatima, was theadopted daughter of Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput clan, who served as aGeneral in the Indian National Army of Subash Chandra Bose. Khan’s father came to New Delhifrom Qissa Khawani Bazaar in Peshawar before the partition of India,while his mother’s family camefrom Rawalpindi, British India. Khan has an elder sister named Shehnaz. SRKs parentsGrowing up in Rajendra Nagar neighbourhood, Khan attended St. Columba’s School where he wasaccomplished in sports, drama, and academics. He won the Sword of Honour, an annual awardgiven to the student who best represents the spirit of the school. Khan later attended theHansrajCollege (1985–1988) and earned his Bachelors degree in Economics (honors). Though he pursueda Masters Degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia, he later opted out to make hiscareer in Bollywood.
After the death of his parents, Khan moved to Mumbai in 1991.In that same year, before any of hisfilms were released, he married Gauri Chibber, a Hindu, in a traditional Hindu wedding ceremony on25 October 1991. They have two children, son Aryan (b. 1997) and daughter Suhana (b. 2000).According to Khan, while he strongly believes in Allah, he also values his wife’s religion. At home,his children follow both religions, with theQur’an being situated next to the Hindu gods.
In 2005, Nasreen Munni Kabir produced a two-part documentary on Khan, titled The Inner and OuterWorld of Shah Rukh Khan. Featuring his 2004 Temptations concert tour, the film contrasted Khan’sinner world of family and daily life with the outer world of his work. The book Still Reading Khan,which details his family life, was released in 2006. Another book byAnupama Chopra, “King ofBollywood: Shahrukh Khan and the seductive world of Indian cinema”, was released in 2007. Thisbook described the world of Bollywood through Khan’s life.Khan has been awarded several honours which includes the Padma Shri, India’s fourth highestcivilian award from the Government of India in 2005. In April 2007, a life-size wax statue of Khanwas installed at the Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London. Another statue was installed atthe Musée Grévin in Paris, the same year. During the same year, he was accorded the Ordre desArts et des Lettres (Order of the Arts and Literature) award by the French government for his“exceptional career”.In October 2008, Khan was conferred the Darjah Mulia Seri Melaka which carries the honorific Datuk(in similar fashion to “Sir” in British knighthood), by the Yang di-Pertua Negeri Tun Mohd KhalilYaakob, the head of state of Malacca in Malaysia. Khan was honoured for “promoting tourism inMalacca” by filming One Two Ka Four there in 2001. Some were critical of this decision. He was alsohonoured with an honorary doctorate in arts and culture from Britain’s University of Bedfordshire in2009.Khan studied acting under celebrated Theatre Director Barry John at Delhi’s Theatre ActionGroup (TAG). In 2007, John commented thus on his former pupil that, “The credit for thephenomenally successful development and management of Shahrukh’s career goes to the superstarhimself.” Khan made his acting debut in 1988 when he appeared in the television series, Fauji,playing the role of Commando Abhimanyu Rai.He went on to appear in several other televisionserials, most notably in the 1989 serial, Aziz Mirza’s Circus, which depicted the life of circusperformers.The same year, Khan also had a minor role in the made-for-television English-languagefilm, In Which Annie Gives it Those Ones, which was based on life at Delhi University and waswritten by Arundhati Roy.
SRK n Gauri
SRK n GauriYear Title Role Notes Winner, Filmfare Best Male Deewana Raja Sahai Debut Award Idiot Pawan Raghujan Chamatkar Sunder Srivastava Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman Raju (Raj Mathur)1992 Dil Aashna Hai Karan Maya Memsaab Lalit Kumar King Uncle Anil Bhansal Ajay Sharma/Vicky Winner, Filmfare Best Baazigar Malhotra Actor Award Nominated, Filmfare Best Darr Rahul Mehra Villain Award Winner, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance Kabhi Haan Nominated, Filmfare Best1993 Kabhi Naa Sunil Actor Award Winner, Filmfare Best1994 Anjaam Vijay Agnihotri Villain Award Karan Arjun Arjun Singh/Vijay Zamana Deewana Rahul Malhotra Guddu Guddu Bahadur Oh Darling! Yeh Hai India Hero Dilwale Dulhania Winner, Filmfare Best1995 Le Jayenge Raj Malhotra Actor Award
Ram Jaane Ram Jaane Trimurti Romi Singh English Babu Vikram/Hari/Gopal Desi Mem Mayur Chaahat Roop Rathore Army Arjun Special appearance Dushman Duniya1996 Ka Badru Gudgudee Special appearance Koyla Shankar Nominated, Filmfare Best Yes Boss Rahul Joshi Actor Award Pardes Arjun Saagar Winner, Filmfare Best1997 Dil To Pagal Hai Rahul Actor Award Bablu Chaudhry/Manu Nominated, Filmfare Best Duplicate Dada Villain Award Achanak Himself Special appearance Dil Se Amarkant Varma Kuch Kuch Hota Winner, Filmfare Best1998 Hai Rahul Khanna Actor Award Raj Nominated, Filmfare Best1999 Baadshah Heera/Baadshah Comedian Award Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani Ajay Bakshi Hey Ram Amjad Ali Khan2000 Josh Max
Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega Rahul Special appearance Winner, Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance Nominated, Filmfare Best Mohabbatein Raj Aryan Malhotra Actor Award Gaja Gamini Himself Special appearance One 2 Ka 4 Arun Verma Asoka Asoka Kabhi Khushi Nominated, Filmfare Best2001 Kabhie Gham Rahul Raichand Actor Award Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam Gopal Winner, Filmfare Best Devdas Devdas Mukherjee Actor Award Shakti: The Power Jaisingh Special appearance2002 Saathiya Yeshwant Rao Cameo Chalte Chalte Raj Mathur Nominated, Filmfare Best2003 Kal Ho Naa Ho Aman Mathur Actor Award Yeh Lamhe Judaai Ke Dushant Maj. Ram Prasad Nominated, Filmfare Best Main Hoon Na Sharma Actor Award Nominated, Filmfare Best Veer-Zaara Veer Pratap Singh Actor Award Winner, Filmfare Best2004 Swades Mohan Bhargava Actor Award
Kuch Meetha Ho Jaaye Himself Special appearance Special appearance in Kaal song Kaal Dhamaal Special appearance in Silsiilay Sutradhar song Jab Jab Dil Mile Paheli Kishenlal/The Ghost Documentary directed by The Inner and British-based author and Outer World of director Nasreen Munni2005 Shah Rukh Khan Himself (Biopic) Kabir Special appearance in Alag song Sabse Alag Kabhi Alvida Naa Nominated, Filmfare Best Kehna Dev Saran Actor Award Nominated, Filmfare Best Don – The Actor Award Chase Begins Nominated, Asian Film Again Vijay/Don Award for Best Actor Special appearance in2006 I See You song Subah Subah Winner, Filmfare Best Chak De India Kabir Khan Actor Award Special appearance in Heyy Babyy Raj Malhotra song Mast Kalandar Om Prakash Nominated, Filmfare Best2007 Om Shanti Om Makhija/Om Kapoor Actor Award Special appearance in Krazzy 4 song Break Free Bhoothnath Aditya Sharma Special appearance2008 Rab Ne Bana Di Surinder Sahni/Raj Nominated, Filmfare Best
Jodi Actor Award Luck by Chance Himself Special appearance Billu Sahir Khan2009 Aao Wish Karein Narrator  Releasing on January 8, Dulha Mil Gaya 2010 My Name Is Releasing on February 12, Khan Rizwan Khan 2010 Koochie Koochie2010 Hota Hain Rocky FilmingProducer
Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000) Asoka (2001) Chalte Chalte (2003) Main Hoon Na (2004) Kaal (2005) Paheli (2005) Om Shanti Om (2007) Billu (2009)Playback singer Main to hoon Pagal – Baadshah (1999) Apun Bola – Josh (2000) Khaike Paan Banaraswala – Don – The Chase Begins Again (2006) Ek Hockey Doongi Rakhke – Chak De India (2007) Sattar Minute – Chak De India (2007)Stunts director Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) Main Hoon Na (2004) Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) Chak De India (2007) Om Shanti Om (2007)Television appearances Dil Dariya (1988) Fauji (1988) … Abhimanyu Rai Doosra Keval (1989) Circus (1989) In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones (1989) Idiot (1991) … Pawan Raghujan Kareena Kareena (2004) … Special appearance Rendezvous with Simi Garewal…..Guest Koffee with Karan (2004–2007) … Guest (3 episodes) Kaun Banega Crorepati (2007) … Host Jjhoom India (2007) … Guest Nach Baliye (2008) …. Guest Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain? (2008) …. Host Oye! It’s Friday! (2009) … Guest Tere Mere Beach Mein (2009) … Guest The SHAH RUKH KHAN House(Mannat) Inside
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Name: Shahrukh Khan Full Name:Shah Rukh Khan Date of Birth: 2 November 1965 Place of Birth: New Delhi, India Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Other names: King Khan, SRK, The Baadshah of Bollywood Occupation: Actor, producer, television presenter Spouse: Gauri Khan (1991?present)Shahrukh Khan Detailed BiographyShahrukh Khan was born on 12th november 1965. He was brought up in Delhi. He has a sister named Shehnaaz,Wife Gauri Khan, And a dog Named Chewbacca. Shah Rukh Khan has won several awards for his outstandingperformance in _Darr (1994)_ , Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995), Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), and Kuch Kuch HotaHai (1998). Right now he is the top most actor in the India. His recent hit Baadshah (1999) has also earned manypraises.Shahrukh started his career on a TV serial called "Fauji" (1988), that won him instant recognition. He also acted inanother TV soap called "Circus" (1989). He was born and raised in Delhi, and he was equally brilliant in studies andsports. Fell in love with a girl called Gauri Chibba who was then studying in Loreto Delhi. He later married her beforehe got his break in Bollywood. Currently, he is the most sought after actor in India. Has a son called Aryan Khan anda daughter named Suhana Khan.Trivia Studied in St. Columbas school, New Delhi, where he was awarded the Sword of Honor, essentially the awardfor best student. Although his birth name is spelled Shahrukh, he prefers and signs his name Shah Rukh.Hindi megastar Number one Indian star actor in the 1990s, but is now (2000) seriously challenged by the new wonderboy Hrithik Roshan who has become the number one phenomenon in India at the start of the new millenium.He agreed to star in Aditya Chopras films without looking at the script first.One of the three Khans that ruled Bollywood in the 90s till now (2005). The other two are Aamir Khan and SalmanKhan.JRuns a production company "Dreamz Unlimited" with actress, friend, co-star Juhi Chawla and director, friend AzizMirza.Named one of Time Magazines 20 Asian Heroes under 40 (2004)His son, Aryan Khan, portrayed SRK as an infant in Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham... (2001).
Son, Aryan Khan, voice of Tez Lajawaab (Dash), character for Hindi dubbed version of Disneys animated film, TheIncredibles (Hum Hain Lajawaab).Shah Rukh and his wife, Gauri Khan, own the production company "Red Chilies Entertainments", which Shah Rukhstarted for friend and colleague, director/choreographer Farah Khan, for her debut directorial film - Main Hoon Na(2004).Born on exactly the same day as Samuel Le Bihan.Purchased a villa on a man made island on the coast of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates.#74 on E!s 101 Hottest Celebrity Bodies Countdown (aired January 2006) Was not very good at Hindi in school, untilhis mother promised to take him to the cinema if he passed. As he loved films,he got top marks from then on.His father ran a transport company and his mother was a magistrate.Gets along very well with former co-stars JuhiChawla and Preity Zinta.Loves computer games and hi-tech gadgets. His first name "Shahrukh" means "face of the king". Resides in amansion called Mannat in Mumbai, India. Being a Muslim man married to a Hindu woman, he and his wife combineboth religious backgrounds into their childrens education.Shahrukh Khan Movies, FilmographyChak De (2007)The Mahabharata (2007)Don (2006)Baiju Aur Tansen (2006)moreShahrukh Kha n Photos
moreShahrukh Khan WallpapersmoreAward• A Brilliant Student Sword of Honour to the most outstanding student• The Ravi Subramani award
• The Sujit Memorial award• Captained all teams in football, hockey, and cricket• Also good in dramatics• Very good in hindi, Electronics, Biology• King in Electronics• Still remembers the books he studied from 2002 - Rajiv Gandhi Award for Excellence in the Field of Entertainment 2005 - Padma Shri, Indias fourth highest civilian award from the Government of India 2009 - Among the 10 recipients of the IIFA-FICCI Frames Awards for the "Most Powerful Entertainer ofthe Decade" 2010- Global Entertainment and Media personality Award at FICCI Frames 2010 Excellence awards. 1993 - Filmfare Best Debut Award for Deewana 1994 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Baazigar 1994 - Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa 1995 - Filmfare Best Villain Award for Anjaam 1996 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge 1998 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Dil To Pagal Hai 1999 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 2001 - Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance for Mohabbatein 2003 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Devdas 2005 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Swades 2008 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for Chak De India 2011 - Filmfare Best Actor Award for My Name Is Khan 1996 - Star Screen Award Best Actor for Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge 2002 - Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 (with Kajol) for Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham 2003 - Star Screen Award Best Actor for Devdas (with Ajay Devgan) for Company 2003 - Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 (with Aishwarya Rai) for Devdas 2005 - Star Screen Award Best Actor for Veer-Zaara 2005 - Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 (with Preity Zinta) for Veer-Zaara 2007 - Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 (with Rani Mukerji) for Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2008 - Star Screen Award Best Actor for Chak De India 2008 - Star Screen Award Jodi No. 1 (with Deepika Padukone) for Om Shanti Om 2010 - Star Screen Award Best Jodi of Decade (with Kajol) 2011 - Star Screen Award Best Actor Popular Choice (Male) for My Name Is Khan 2003 - IIFA Best Actor Award for Devdas 2005 - IIFA Best Actor Award for Veer-Zaara 2008 - IIFA Best Actor Award for Chak De India 2009 - IIFA Star of the Decade – Male 1998 - Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Dil To Pagal Hai 1999 - Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai 2003 - Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Devdas 2004 - Zee Cine Award Superstar of the Year- Male for Kal Ho Naa Ho 2005 - Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Veer-Zaara 2007 - Fun Cinema Entertainer of the year for Don - The Chase Begins Again 2008 - Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for Chak De! India 2008 - Zee Cine Award Icon Award 2011 - Zee Cine Award Best Actor- Male for My Name Is Khan 2004 - GIFA Best Actor Award for Veer-Zaara 2004 - GIFA Most Searched Male Actor on Internet 2008 - Apsara Best Actor Award for Chak De India 2010 - Apsara Best Actor Award for Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi 2011 - Apsara Best Actor in readers choice for My Name is Khan
ProducerKhan turned producer when he set up a production company called Dreamz Unlimited with Juhi Chawlaand director Aziz Mirza in 1999. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Asoka were box office failures. Histhird film as a producer and star, Chalte Chalte. In 2004, Khan set up another production company, RedChillies Entertainment, and produced and starred in Main Hoon Na. His company has produce Om ShantiOm and Billu . Apart from film production, the company also has a visual effects studio known as RedChillies VFX. It has also ventured into television content production, with shows like, The First Ladies,Ghar Ki Baat Hai, and Knights and Angels. Television advertisements are also produced by thecompany. In 2008, Red Chillies Entertainment became the owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders in theBCCI-backed IPL cricket competition.Shahrukh Khan Became A Messiah for Seven Villages inOdishaSeven villages in Odisha, Ahriajpur, Banhipal, Okilapala, Palachua, Rangani, Denlasahi and Gupti, forwhich Shahrukh Khan became as a Messiah by funding for solar electricity; which was implemented byThe Energy and Research Institute (TERI). As per TERI, Shahrukh Khan fully funded to implement theproject in these villages of Odisha; where there is no proper communication to reach, people even for61 years after independence stays dark at night. I can imagine the movie Swades of SRK, which hedreamed and comes true today.Mumbai: Nov 4, 2005/Sawf News Service/ -- Shah Rukh Khan is in a mood to socialwork this season. He is the hero of five short public interest films that are shownon television. In these films, he enacts the characters of a bus conductor, a driver,a passenger, a doctor and a doctor’s compounder! In each role he gives out socialmessages about the immunization of children against diseases, public health andother issues. Shah Rukh Khan’s 40th birthday on November 2, 2005 was turnedinto a national festival – fortunately co-inciding with Diwali – by Indian media,which went ballistic with interviews and glimpses of his personal life. For the firsttime, cameras were allowed into his home where he and his wife were seenperforming Lakshmi Pooja and the Quran on Diwali day. He was seen playing withhis children Aryan and Suhana and enjoying the fireworks with them. Shah RukhKhan says that he wouldn’t mind ‘slowing down a bit’ after his 40th birthday!
Early life and background Khan was born on 2 November 1965 to Muslim parents in New Delhi, India. His father, TajMohammed Khan, a Pathan, was anIndian independence activist from Peshawar, British India. According to Khan, his paternal grandfather was originally fromAfghanistan. His mother, Lateef Fatima, was theadopted daughter of Major General Shah Nawaz Khan of the Janjua Rajput clan, who served in the Indian National Army. Khans father came to New Delhi from Qissa Khawani Bazaar in Peshawar before thepartition of India, Regarding his origins, he described himself on Twitter as "half hyderabadi (mom) half Pathan (Dad) some kashmiri(grandmom)" His father died from cancer when Khan was 15 years old, and his mother died in 1990 after prolonged illness. Khan was veryattached to his parents as a child and describes their early deaths as a turning point in his life and as hisbiggest motivation for hard work. He explained that his ideology in life is "... to make movies so damnbloody big...that my parents somewhere sit down on a star and from there also can look at their son andsay I can see his movies from here better than I can see the Wall of China or anything. We see his  movies covering the face of this earth." Khan has an elder sister named Shehnaz. Growing up in Rajendra Nagar neighbourhood of Delhi, Khan attended St. Columbas School where hewas accomplished in sports, drama, and academics. He won the Sword of Honour, an annual awardgiven to the student who best represents the spirit of the school. Khan later attended the HansrajCollege (1985–1988) and earned his Bachelors degree in Economics. When Hansraj College celebratedits 50th anniversary, it gave away 17 shields to its alumni who had excelled in their lives and professions.Khan was one of them. Though he pursued a Masters Degree in Mass Communications at Jamia Millia Islamia, he later opted out to pursue a career inBollywood. He also attended the National School of Drama in Delhi. After the death of his mother, Khan moved to Mumbai in 1991. He married Gauri Chibber, a Hindu, in a traditional Hindu weddingceremony on 25 October 1991. They have two children, son Aryan (b. 1997)and daughter Suhana (b. 2000). According to Khan, while he strongly believes in Islam, he also valueshis wifes religion. At home, his children follow both religions, with the Quran being situated next to the Hindu deities.Acting careerSee also: Shahrukh Khan filmography1988–92: Early work and breakthroughKhan studied acting under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John at Delhis "Theatre Action Group" (TAG). Khans first starring role was in Lekh Tandons television series Dil Dariya, but due to productiondelays, the 1988 television series, Fauji was his television debut. He played the leading role of Commando Abhimanyu Rai in the critically acclaimed show, which earned him mass recognition. He went on to appear in Aziz Mirzas Circus (1989) and played a minor role in the made-for-television English-language film, In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones (1989). His appearance in these teleserials, led critics to compare his acting style with that of film actor Dilip Kumar. In 1991, Khanshifted base to Mumbai and received his first film offer with Hema Malinis directorial debut Dil Aashna Hai. However, due to production delays, his second film, Deewana (1992), alongside Rishi Kapoor and Divya Bhartireleased first. The film became a box office hit, and launched his career in
Bollywood. Despite portraying a supporting character in the film, he won a Filmfare Best Male DebutAward, the following year.He subsequently featured in Mani Kauls adaptation of Fyodor Dostoevskys The Idiot, Idiot. Originallymade for television, the film eventually received a theatrical release and debuted at the New York Film Festival on 8 October 1992. Later that year, he played the titular character in the comedy, Raju BanGaya Gentleman, which was his first of many collaborations with actress Juhi Chawla. The film proved to be a box office hit. He went on to star in Ketan Mehtas Maya Memsaab, an adaptation of GustaveFlauberts novelMadame Bovary. Upon release, the film generated controversy in India due to Khans appearance in an "explicit" sex scene with co-starDeepa Sahi.1993–97: Critical and commercial successIn 1993, Khan garnered appreciation for portraying negative roles, that of an obsessive lover and a murderer, respectively, in the box office hits, Darr and Baazigar. The "Encyclopedia of Hindi Cinema"analyzed that "he defied the image of the conventional hero in both these films and created his own version of the revisionist hero." Darr marked the first of many collaborations of Khan with film-maker Yash Chopra and his banner Yash Raj Films. Khans stammering in the film and the usage of the phrase, "I love you, Kkkiran," were popular with the audiences. His other release, Baazigar, in which heplayed an ambiguous avenger who murders his girlfriend, "shocked the Indian audiences" with an unexpected violation of the standard Bollywood formula. His performance in Baazigar won him hisfirst Filmfare Best Actor Award.The same year, Khan played the role of a love-struck musician in Kundan Shahs dramedy Kabhi HaanKabhi Naa, a performance that earned him a Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance. In aretrospective review by Rediff, Sukanya Verma called it Khans best performance and added, "He was spontaneous, vulnerable, boyish, mischievous and acting straight from the heart." Khan, himself, considers this film to the best film that he has acted in. In 1994, Khan once again played an obsessivelover in Anjaam, co-starringMadhuri Dixit. Though the film was a commercial failiure, Khans performance earned him the Filmfare Best Villain Award.Khan, holding a painting of his character Raj Malhotra from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge(1995) that was gifted to him duringan appearance on a TV show.In 1995, Khan starred in two box-office blockbusters. His first release was Rakesh Roshansmelodramatic thriller Karan Arjun, in which Khan was a part of an ensemble cast that included SalmanKhan, Kajol, Mamta Kulkarni, Raakhee and Amrish Puri. The film, which dealt with the concept of reincarnation, became the second-highest grossing film of the year in India. He followed itwith Aditya Chopras directorial debut, the romance Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge. A major critical and
commercial success, the film became the years top-grossing production in India and abroad. The filmwas declared an "all time blockbuster"; it remains the longest-running film in the history of Indian  cinema and as of 2011, it is still playing at the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai. Dilwale DulhaniaLe Jayenge has grossed over 1.2 billion worldwide. The film won ten Filmfare Awards, and Khansperformance as a young NRI who falls for Kajols character while on a trip across Europe won him criticalacclaim and his second Best Actor Award at the Filmfare. In 2005,Indiatimes Movies ranked the film amongst the 25 Must See Bollywood Films, citing it as a "trendsetter of sorts". Raja Sen reviewed,"Khan gives a fabulous performance, redefining the lover for the 1990s with great panache. Hes cool andflippant, but sincere enough to appeal to the junta [audience]. The performance itself is, like the best in the business, played well enough to come across as effortless, as non-acting. "1996 proved to be a disappointing year for Khan, as he appeared in two critical and commercial failiures, Praveen Nischols English Babu Desi Mem and Mahesh Bhatt Chaahat However, in 1997, his starringrole in Subhash Ghais social drama Pardes earned him commercial success. The film, which alsofeatured Mahima Chaudhry and Apurva Agnihotri, saw him portray the role of Arjun, a musician facing amoral dilemma. His performance earned him a nomination for the Best Actor at the Filmfare Awardceremony. He then featured in Aziz Mirzas romantic comedy, Yes Boss, opposite Juhi Chawla. Upon release, the film performed moderately well at the box-office. His final release of the year was YashChopras blockbuster musical romanance, Dil to Pagal Hai. The project, also featuring Madhuri Dixitand Karishma Kapoor, marked his second collaboration with the filmmaker. Khan essayed the role ofRahul, a stage director who falls in love with one of his new actresses, played by Dixit. The film as well as his performance met with critical appreciation; he won his third Best Actor Award at the Filmfare.1998–2002: International recognitionIn 1998, Khan appeared in three films. His first release was Mahesh Bhatts actioncomedy, Duplicate opposite Juhi Chawla and Sonali Bendre. The film, which saw him portray a doublerole, marked his first of many collaborations with Yash Johars production company,Dharma Productions. The film however, failed to do well at the box office. He then won critical praise for his performancein Mani Ratnams acclaimed Dil Se... The film was the third in Ratnams trilogy of terror films that depicthuman relationships against a background of Indian politics, after Roja (1992) and Bombay (1995). Khan played the part of Amarkant "Amar" Varma, an All IndiaRadio correspondent, who develops an infatuation for a mysterious terrorist, played by Manisha Koirala. Rediff.com published, "Khan delivers a compelling performance. He plays the part with taut restraint, and expresses exasperation superbly." The film,which failed financially in India, however, emerged as a commercial success overseas, becoming the first Indian film to enter the top 10 at the United Kingdom box office.His final release of the year was Karan Johars candyfloss romance, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, which pairedhim with Kajol and Rani Mukerji. The film was declared an "all time blockbuster", with a worldwide gross of over 1 billion. Khan played the role of Rahul Khanna, a college student, who falls in love with hisbest friend (Kajol) after the death of his wife (Mukerji), years after breaking contact with her. Hisperformance won him the Best Actor award at the Filmfare ceremony for the second consecutive year.Khans only release in 1999,Baadshah opposite Twinkle Khanna, was an average grosser, for which he earned a Filmfare Award nomination for Best Performance in a Comic Role. In the same year, Khan setup his own production company, Dreamz Unlimited with actor, Juhi Chawla and director, Aziz Mirza. (seebelow). In 2000, the three collaborated on their first film, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani. The film opened to
mixed reviews from critics and audiences alike and failed to emulate the commercial success of the trios previous films, Raju Ban Gaya Gentlemanand Yes Boss.Khans next release was Mansoor Khans action drama Josh. The film starred Khan as the leader of aChristian gang in Goa, withAishwarya Rai playing his twin sister. The film emerged as a box office success in both India and abroad. Vinayak Chakravorty ofHindustan Times wrote that Khan "basks in his tailormade role, donning with panache the garb of a streetsmart tough. " He next played the role ofa Muslim archaeologist, beaten to death during the unrest following the partition of India in Hey Ram.Directed by and co-starring Kamal Hassan, the film was critically acclaimed and was selected as Indias entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars that year. Additionally, for the Tamil version of the film, Khan dubbed for his own lines. His final release of the year was Aditya Chopras romanticdrama, Mohabbatein, co-starring Amitabh Bachchan. The film was a major financial success, and Khansperformance as a music teacher was acclaimed by critics; Taran Adarsh of BollywoodHungama mentioned him to be "outstanding as Raj Aryan." He was awarded his second Filmfare CriticsAward for Best Actor for his performance in the film.In 2001, Khan essayed the titular role in Santosh Sivans historical epic, Asoka, a partly fictionalised account of the life of Ashoka the Great. The film was screened at the Venice Film Festival and the 2001 Toronto International Film Festival to a positive response. The film, which also featured KareenaKapoor received generally positive reviews with Khan receiving favourable reactions for his performance; Rediff concluded that "he puts in a strong performance, in this well defined role."He next collaborated with Karan Johar again in the family drama, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, in whichhe featured as a part of an ensemble cast that included Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Kajol,Kareena Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan. The film was a major financial success in India and the top-grossingIndian production of all-time in the overseas market until 2006, earning over 1.17 billion worldwide. Khans portrayal of Rahul Raichand, an adopted son of Bachchans character, who disownshim for marrying a girl belonging to a lower socio-economic group than his family, played by Kajol, metwith wide public appreciation. Khan described the character of Rahul by saying, "I love the vulnerabilityand the honesty in his eyes. He has the appeal of a boy next door. Besides, his intensity and ability to convey emotions without words is amazing." Taran Adarsh reviewed, "Khan sparkles yet again", noting that he performed the part "with amazing poise, class, honesty and maturity". It garnered him anothernomination for the Filmfare Best Actor Award. Khan termed Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham as "a turning point in his career".In 2002, Khan played the titlular role, The role of Devdas in Sanjay Leela Bhansalis period romance, Devdas, which was the most expensive Bollywood film ever made at the time. This was thethird Hindi film adaptation of Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyays novel of the same name. Featuringopposite Aishwarya Rai and Madhuri Dixit, Khans performance as a rebellious alcoholic was wellreceived and he won yet another Filmfare Best Actor Award. The film surfaced as the highest-grossingfilm of the year in India and overseas, earning a revenue of 39 million (US$709,800) domestically. Devdas won numerous awards, including 10 Filmfare Awards and received a special screening at the 2002 Cannes Film Festival. It received a BAFTA nomination forBest Foreign Language Filmas well and was Indias entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at theOscars. In an interview with Rediff.com, Khan commented, "We stars live in this bubble where everyoneis smiling at you, where everyone loves you. Somehow, you lose touch with real, deep down sadness. Working on this film put us in touch with that emotion. " After the release of the film, Khan took a six
months break from acting. He explained that during his break, he "just enjoyed the feeling of being sad".Khan also starred alongside Madhuri Dixit andSalman Khan in the family-drama Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam. The film, which took six years to make, due to unending production problems, emerged as an average grosser at the box office.2003: Spine injury and subsequent surgeryIn December 2001, while filming a special appearance for Krishna Vamsis Shakti: The Power, Khan suffered a spine injury while doing one of the action sequences. He flew to Lucknow a week later for a series of stage shows which led to further aggravation of his condition. By the time he returned to Mumbai, Khan was experiencing severe pain. He was subsequently diagnosed with aprolapsed disc between vertebrae six and seven. Khan is one of the few celebrities worldwide to have had the problem. Hoping to avoid surgery in a bid to not delay his pending projects, and based on his formerexperience with a failed knee surgery three years earlier, Khan tried multiple alternative therapies from homoeopathy to Reiki but nothing offered a permanent solution. He eventuallyshot Devdas (2002) and Chalte Chalte (2003) in acute pain and continued with the shoot for Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003) until the day he left for London. He reached the point where he had doctors and ambulances on standby on the sets. By the beginning of 2003, Khans condition severely worsened. The slipped disc was eventually touching his nerves which put pressure on his legs and neck. It also presented the risk of paralysis ofhis arms. In February, Khan was told by doctors that he had to undergo an urgent Anterior Cervical Discectomy. The main concern was the possibility of irreparable nerve damage during surgery which would have left him with a permanent weak left side. During his acceptance speech for the FilmfareBest Actor award he received for his performance in Devdas (2002), Khan stated that emotionally he wasa bit shaken as he was going in for a surgery that was described by him as a ―not a very good thing to go in for. ‖ The surgery took place on 24 February in Wellington Hospital, London and lasted for one hour – a titanium disc was inserted in his spine and he was discharged after two days.Khan faced several post-operative problems including hoarseness, weakness, pain and high risk of infection. In an interview with Rediff four months after the surgery, he said "I am supposed to be onthe road to recovery. For a year, I have to take things easy. I have my good and bad moments. Morningsarent good. Till about 2 pm, I feel a lot of pain. When I bend down or play with my kids, I get some pain in the neck (...) For now I have to go to London every month for a checkup. " He resumed shooting Kal HoNaa Ho (2003) and Main Hoon Na (2004) in June of the same year however, the songs sequences in those films had to be postponed to late October. The injury resulted in Khan cutting down noticeably on work and reducing his number of films per year.2003–10: Stardom and critical acclaimIn 2003, Khan produced and starred in Aziz Mirzas, Chalte Chalte, a romance dealing with the troublesfaced by a married couple, opposite Rani Mukerji. The film was moderately successful in India and additionally, fared better in the overseas markets. His following release was Kal Ho Naa Ho, adramedy set in New York City; written by Karan Johar, directed by Nikhil Advani and co-starring JayaBachchan, Preity Zinta and Saif Ali Khan. Khan received unanimous critical appreciation for the portrayalof Aman Mathur, a man with a fatal heart disease. The Hindu noted, "His enthusiasm unbounded, hisenergy unbridled, Shah Rukh is in form here. And as a guy with a few days to live and a life to spend in amoment, he looks for your sympathy. He reduces many to tears. And with each tear he rises a rank
higher in the echelons of actors". The film was a critical and commercial success, becoming the secondhighest grossing film domestically and the top-grossing Bollywood film in the overseas market that  year. When adjusted for inflation its total gross worldwide is 1.3 billion. The film earned himanother Filmfare Best Actor Award nomination.2004 was a critically and commercially successful year for Khan. He produced and starred in FarahKhans directorial debut, the action comedy Main Hoon Na alongside Suniel Shetty, Sushmita Sen, KirronKher, Amrita Rao and Zayed Khan. Dealing with a fictionalized account of the India–Pakistan relations, the film emerged as a major commercial success. He then played an Indian Air Force pilot,SquadronLeader Veer Pratap Singh in Yash Chopras love saga Veer-Zaara alongside Rani Mukerji and PreityZinta. The film was the biggest hit of 2004 in both India and overseas, with a worldwide gross of over   940 million and was screened at the 55th Berlin Film Festival to critical appreciation. Veer-Zaara, which narrated the love story of Singh and a Pakistani woman, Zaara Haayat Khan (Zinta) fetchedKhan appreciation with Rama Sharma from The Tribune writing, "Shah Rukh Khan here scales theheights of sensitivity, rising above the mundane. His expressions are mature and reach out to touch the heart of the common man. "In December 2004, Khan received wide critical acclaim for his performance in Ashutosh Gowarikerssocial drama, Swades. Also featuring Gayatri Joshi, Swades narrated the story of a NASA scientist whoreturns to India to get in touch with his roots. Several film critics consider Khans performance in the film to be his best till date. Critic Jitesh Pillai analyzed, "Ultimately your heart leaps out to the magical ShahRukh Khan, who unarguably gives his careers finest performance. Shorn of any artifice or nervousenergy, his anguish is tangible. He inhabits Mohan Bharghava with consummate ease, you can feel the earnestness of his intentions, the wetness of his tears". Filmfare included his performance in the 2010 issue of the "Top 80 Iconic Performances". He was nominated for the Filmfare Best Actor Award for all three of his releases in 2004, and eventually won the award for Swades. The film itself was featured on Rediffs list of the 10 Best Bollywood Movies of the Decade.Khan with Priyanka Chopra at the premiere of their film Don (2006)His only release in 2005, Paheli opposite Rani Mukerji, was screened at the Sundance Film Festival and was chosen as India‘s official entry to the Oscars for the 79th Academy Awards. Despite flopping at
the box-office, Paheli was critically acclaimed, as was Khans performance, which Raja Sen called " A top-notch performance, [That] justifies his supremacy in the film world". The following year, Khancollaborated with Karan Johar for the third time for the adult-drama, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna. With anensemble cast including Amitabh Bachchan, Preity Zinta, Abhishek Bachchan, Rani Mukerji and KirronKher, the film told the story of two unhappily married couples in New York, which results in an extramaritalaffair. Khan played the role of Dev Saran, a bitter and cynical former football player, who is insecure of hiswifes (Zinta) successful career as a fashion magazine editor. The film received polarizing reviews fromfilm critics but emerged as a major commercial success; emerging as Indias biggest grosser in the overseas market, with earnings of over 1.13 billion worldwide.His subsequently essayed the titular role in the action thriller, Don, a remake of the 1978 film of the samename. The film as well as Khan received mixed comments from film critics. His performance was extensively compared to that of Amitabh Bachchan, the actor in the original. Taran Adarsh noted thatKhan "does very well as Don. He enacts the evil character with flourish. But he fails to carry off the other role [Vijay] with conviction. It looks made up, it doesnt come natural to him at all." While Derek Elleyof Variety argued that "its hard to accept him (Khan) as the title character" and that "Khan is far more convincing as Vijay, playing up to his rom-com fanbase with plenty of boyish humor." The film became the fifth-highest grossing film of the year in India and the highest grossing film of the year in the overseas market. It grossed a total of 1.04 billion worldwide. Both Kabhi Alvida NaaKehna and Don earned him Best Actor nominations at the Filmfare, while the latter earned him a BestActor nomination at the Asian Film Awards.In 2007, Khan featured in Yash Raj Films Chak De! India, a semi-fictional account of the Indian womensnational hockey team. Khan stated that he accepted the role of Kabir Khan, the captain of the team, because he liked "the thought of a film whose plot is about women". Additionally, he was a hockeyplayer during his college days and aspired to be a professional hockey player before he suffered a back injury. Khan noted that while this background helped him during the filming, he also felt that theexperience of playing again after a long time was "very difficult and different". Khan tore a hamstring three days before the filming was over. Chak De!India was a major critical and commercial success in  India and abroad. Earning over 1.03 billion worldwide, Chak De! India became the third-highestgrossing film of 2007 in India and won Khan yet another Filmfare Award for Best Actor. RajeevMasandfrom CNN-IBN wrote about his performance, "For the first time since Swades, Shah Rukh plays arole without any of his typical trappings, without any of his trademark quirks. He sinks his teeth into thepart of the determined coach and comes up with such a terrific performance. Hes hopeful at times anddespondent at others, hes humorous at times, and stern at others. He plays Kabir Khan like a real flesh- and-blood human being. " Filmfare also included his performance in the 2010 issue of the "Top 80 Iconic Performances".In the same year, Khan starred in Farah Khans second film, Om Shanti Om alongside DeepikaPadukone, Shreyas Talpade and Arjun Rampal. In the re-incarnation melodrama, Khan essayed the roleof Om Prakash Makhija, a junior artiste from the 1970s who is reborn in the 2000s as a superstar namedOm Kapoor. His performance was generally well received by critics; Khalid Mohammed fromHindustanTimes wrote, "[T]he enterprise belongs to Shah Rukh Khan, who tackles comedy, high drama and action with his signature style – spontaneous and intuitively intelligent. " The film emerged as the yearshighest grossing motion picture in India and the overseas market with a worldwide gross of over 1.48 billion. Om Shanti Om earned him another nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare ceremony.
Khan with Kajol and Johar at the 2010 Berlin International Film Festival for their filmMy Name Is Khan. His performance inthe film was acclaimed and he won his eighth Filmfare Award in the Best Actor category.In 2008, Khan collaborated with Aditya Chopra for the third time for the romantic drama, Rab Ne Bana DiJodi, opposite newcomer Anushka Sharma. Khan played Surinder Sahni, a shy man with a low self-esteem, whose love for his accidental wife (Sharma), causes him to transform himself into the loud andfun-loving alter-ego of Raj. The film received mixed reviews from film critics, but was declared a blockbuster at the box-office. His performance was appreciated by critics, with Rachel Saltz of TheNew York Times writing, "The Surinder/Raj dual role seems tailor-made (probably was) for Mr. Khan, who gets to show off his twin talents: he suffers nobly and entertains with panache. " It earned him yetanother nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare ceremony. In December of the same year, Khansuffered a serious shoulder injury while filming for a cameo role in Mudassar Azizs Dulha Mil Gaya. Hesubsequently underwent extensive physiotherapy sessions at the time, but due to immense pain that left him almost immobile, he had to undergo anarthroscopic surgery in February 2009.After turning down an opportunity to star in Danny Boyles Slumdog Millionaire, Khan began shootingfor My Name Is Khan, his fourth collaboration with director, Johar and sixth with actress, Kajol. Based on a true story, and set against the backdrop of perceptions on Islam, postthe September 11 attacks, the film featured Khan as Rizwan Khan, a Muslim man suffering from mild-Asperger syndrome who sets out on a journey across America to meet the countrys President. Khanspent several months researching by reading books, watching videos and talking to people affected with the disorder in an effort to portray the character of Rizwan Khan. In an interview with HindustanTimes he said, "Whenever youre dealing with a disorder or a near atypical situation, the first thought isthat the sort of parameters you have to set that in no which way you are derogatory or deriding thedisorder. The second part is you have to come as close to reality in depicting that characterization and so one had to study a lot and one does get worried" Upon release, My Name is Khan received positivereviews from critics and became the highest-grossing Bollywood film of all-time in the overseas market.Khans performance in the film was appreciated by most critics with Jay Wesissbergfrom Variety reviewing, "Khan uses the mannerisms associated with Aspergers – averted eyes, springysteps, stuttered repetitions of memorized texts – yet captures the personality beneath the condition in a standout performance sure to receive the Autism Societys gold seal of approval. " My Name isKhan fetched Khan his eighth Filmfare Award for Best Actor, thereby sharing the record with actor DilipKumar.2011–present: Continuing other ventures
Khan with co-stars Kareena Kapoor andArjun Rampal during the premiere of Ra.Onein LondonIn 2011, Khan produced and starred in Anubhav Sinhas science fiction superhero filmRa.One, alongsideArjun Rampal and Kareena Kapoor. The film, which follows the story of a London-based videogamedesigner who creates a villain that escapes the reel world into the real world, was billed as Bollywoods most expensive production with an estimated budget of 125 crore (US$22.75 million) Khan wasinvolved in several aspects of the making ofRa. One—he volunteered to write the films console gamescript, dubbed for it, and oversaw its technical development; he also authored the digital comics based on the films characters. Upon release, Ra.One emerged as a box office success, with a gross of 2.4 billion. and received mixed to negative reviews. For his portrayal of a dual role in the film, Khanreceived mixed comments; while most critics praised his performance as the robotic superhero G.one,they panned the one of Shekhar, the videogame designer. Rajeev Masand wrote: "The only real standoutperformance is by Shah Rukh Khan. His Aiyyo-speaking Shekhar Subramaniam is caricaturish butcharming, while as G.One, he gives even his robotic video-game character a charismatic edge." and DNAIndia added: "Khan is in his element and endearing as superhero G.One, but annoyingly over the top as video game creator Shekhar". His second release of the year was Don 2, a sequel to the 2006 hit, Don. In order to prepare for his role, Khan exercised extensively and performed most of the stunts himself. His performancefetched him positive comments from critics with Nikhat Kazmi of The Times of India noting, "Shah Rukhremains in command and never loses his foothold, neither through the dramatic sequences nor through the action cuts. " The film was a major success in India and it went on to become the years highest- grossing Bollywood production abroad with a worldwide gross of more than 2.06 billion. Don 2 was showcased at the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival and along with Don at the 2012 International Film Festival of Marrakech in Morocco. Additionally, it earned him another nomination for Best Actor at the Filmfare ceremony.Khans only release in 2012 was Yash Chopras romantic drama Jab Tak Hai Jaan, opposite Katrina  Kaif and Anushka Sharma. It served as the fourth collaboration between Chopra and Khan, the former returning as a director after eight years post Veer-Zaara, which released in 2004 and would eventually become Chopras last directorial venture before his death on 21 October 2012. The filmreceived positive to mixed reviews from critics in India and positive reviews from critics overseas. Jab Tak
Hai Jaan went on to become one of the highest-grossing Bollywood films of all time both in India and abread and was declared a "worldwide blockbuster" with revenue of over 2.11 billion. The film was showcased at the 2012 International Film Festival of Marrakech in Morocco. For his performancein the film, Khan was nominated for a Filmfare Award for Best Actor.As of January 2013, he is set to feature in Rohit Shettys action thriller ChennaiExpress alongside Deepika Padukone and has been signed on for Farah Khans comedy Happy New Year. He is also set to star in Anil Senior‘s A For Apple, B For Billi, C For Cuttawhere he plays a Delhi boy for the first time in his career.ProducerMain articles: Red Chillies Entertainment and Red Chillies VFXKhan turned producer when he set up a production company called Dreamz Unlimited with Juhi Chawla and director Aziz Mirza in 1999. In 2004, Khan took over the company and transformed it into Red Chillies Entertainment with his wife Gauri also serving as a producer. He produced three filmsunder his first company; Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani (2000), co-starring Chawla and directed by Mirza, acritical and commercial failure. The following year, he produced Asoka which was a box office failure. However, it was well received by critics, and was nominated for the Filmfare Best Movie Award. His third film as a producer and star, Chalte Chalte, proved a box office hit.Khan unveiling the video game of Ra.One (2011)The first film to be produced by RCE was Main Hoon Na (2004) was another hit which was directed by his friend and well-known choreographer Farah Khan. The film earned 10 nominations for the FilmfareAward. The following year, he produced and starred in the fantasy film Paheli (2005), which did poorly. It was, however, critically acclaimed and was selected as Indias official entry to theAcademyAwards for consideration for Best Foreign Language Film. Also in 2005, Khan co-produced thesupernatural horror film Kaal (2005) with Karan Johar, and performed an item number for the film with Malaika Arora Khan. Kaal was moderately successful at the box office. In 2007, Khanproduced Om Shanti Om also directed by Farah Khan. The film was a major commercial success, andwas declared Indias highest grossing production ever up to that point. It was also nominated forthe Filmfare Best Movie Award. His company has further gone on to produce Billu (2009), and AlwaysKabhi Kabhi (2011). During the filming of My Name Is Khan, Karan Johar producer of the film and head
of Dharma Productions, asked Khan to co-produce the film under his production company. The bothwill further collaborate in Johars next directorial venture Student of the Year. Since the creation of his company, Khan was keen on making a VFX-loaded film. The company continued working on other projects and seeking for the right film until they finally decided on Ra.One(2011). The film saw theinclusion of several visual effects techniques being incorporated in the production which were carried out by his own animation studeo. Khan is also one of the producers of Don 2 (2011), but not through hisproduction company. The film was a major success in India and abroad.The company has five sub divisions, apart from film production, the company also has an animationstudio known as Red Chillies VFXwhich had been involved with many major films like Chak De India, OmShanti Om, Dostana, and Kurbaan as well as studios for TV commercials known as Red Chillies TVC andTV shows/serials known as Red Chillies Idiot Box, which conceived popular shows likeUp Close &Personal with PZ and Ishaan. The company also has a little over 50% stake in the Cricket team Kolkata Knight Ridersoften abbreviated as KKR, in the BCCI-backed IPL cricket competition.PhilanthropyKhan is known for keeping a low profile and secrecy on his social commitments and Humanitarian work. In an interview with The Guardian he stated that his reason for keeping his charity workguarded was because of his religious beliefs. He said: "Somewhere in the Quran it says that if you do charity for a reason, its not charity." He further expressed his ideology regarding charity work in aninterview with CNN-IBN, stating:"I don‘t like talking about it [charity]. A lot of people and my friends alwaystell me I should do photographs and stuff when I meet some people. But I don‘t believe in it. It is a truething that if I believe in a cause, I should do it silently and not use my persona as an actor to advocate that."Apart from regular donations to organisations and individuals, especially in the case of AIDS and cancerpatients, he is behind the creation of a childrens ward at the Nanavati hospital in Mumbai, in memory of his late mother. Khan is also active with relief funds when the Indian nation faces a natural calamity. Khan has been brand ambassador of various governmental campaigns throughout the years,notably those of Pulse Polio immunisation campaign which was established in 1995 to eradicatepoliomyelitis in India by vaccinating all children under the age of five years against the polio virus, the National AIDS Control Organisation. Khan is a member of the board of directors of Make-A-Wish Foundation in India.
Khan pictured with Dr. Prannoy Roy(center) and Vikram Chandra (right) at TheNDTV Greenathon 4. In his 2012appearance, he adopted 12 villages to provide them with electricity under the project Light A Billion LivesIn March 2004, Khan visited the border post at the Attari-Wagah section of the Indo-Pak border,near Amritsar (the only place where people can cross over to the other side) to boost the morale ofthe jawans. It was for a TV show called Jai Jawan where entertainers and stars visit Indian troops in far- flung regions to encourage them along with the NDTV team. In February 2005, Khan performed atthe HELP! Telethon Concert to help raise money for the victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake incompany with other Bollywood stars and also donated 2.5 million for the Prime Minister Manmohan Singhs Tsunami Relief Fund for the tsunami-affected areas in India. He organised and participatedin the Temptations 2005 show in New Delhi which helped to raise funds for the National Centre For Promotional of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a leading disabled rights group. Thesame year, Khan joined hands with Indias Health Ministry and UNICEF for a nationwide child immunisation campaign as part of National Rural Health Mission of India. The mission which wascalled by economists as "the most ambitious rural health initiative ever" aimed to provide accessible, affordable and reliable health care service to the people of India residing in villages. Since then he hasrecorded a series of public service announcements championing good health, child immunisation and proper nutrition.In 2007, he collaborated with veteran artist M.F. Husain to create a canvas in celebration of 60 yearsof Indian independence at a charity auction in Bonhams, London. The painting was sold for over 12 million. In 2008, Khan took part in The Rock On For Humanity concert along with other Bollywood stars. The concert raised over 30 million for helping the children affected by the Bihar floods. Duringhis 2009 appearance at the NDTV Greenathon, Khan adopted five villages inBhitarkanika NationalPark in Kendrapara, to provide them with electricity under the solar energy harnessing project in its title initiative Light A Billion Lives. The following year, he adopted eight more villages, and again adoptedeleven during his appearance in the third edition of the event. In the 2012 edition of the initiative, he again adopted twelve villages. In 2009, Khan committed to bear all the expenses for the treatment oftwo Kashmiri orphan children who suffered severe burns during a terrorist grenade attack inSrinagar. He also visited the two orphans at the hospital.In 2009, during his conferment ceremony of an honorary doctorate by the British Bedfordshire University,Khan pledged his dedication to further the cause of child education in India. He said: "It is a very veryspecial honour. And it makes me to take seriously about what I do and what I have done in the past 20years of my career. The feeling I get is that I should utilise this recognition to further the cause of those under-privileged children who do not get the opportunity to educate themselves.‖ In 2011, Khanteamed up with Amitabh Bachchan and English actress Judi Dench to promote Resul Pookuttysfoundation that works to better the living conditions of the underprivileged in India. The campaign aims tospread awareness on the cause of education among the impoverished, in India and alsodiscourages child labour in the low income bracket of society and focus on providing opportunities to let children have a proper childhood. the same year, he was honoured with the UNESCOs Pyramide conMarni award for his charity engagements and social commitment towards providing education for kids thus becoming the first Indian to win the accolade. Later that year, Khan was appointed byThe UNOPS to be the first global ambassador of The Water Supply and Sanitation CollaborativeCouncil that works to improve the lives of poor people by enhancing collaboration among sector agencies and professionals around sanitation and water supply. During Ra.Ones premiere in Dubai in October
2011, Khan along with co-stars Kareena Kapoor and Arjun Rampal held a high-profile dinner and charityauction, which raised AED 30,000 (approximately US$8,200) for building a workshop for children with special needs. In 2012, Khan joined hands with Cosmopolitan Magazine along with follow actorsShahid Kapoor and Ajay Dvgan for supporting their "Real Men Dont Hit Women" Campaign which takesan important stance against the issue of domestic violence. He was also featured in a photo shoot spread for the magazine as part of the campaign.Non-film workTelevision presentingIn 2007, Khan replaced Amitabh Bachchan as the host of the third season of the game show Kaun Banega Crorepati, popularly known as KBC, the Indian version of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?. On22 January 2007, Kaun Banega Crorepati aired with Khan as the new host and later ended on 19 April 2007 with a special finale. In an interview with The Times of India, Khan explained that he was offeredto host the second season of the show as well but declined according to Bachchans wish to continue ashost. However he later accepted due to the previous hosts health issue which forced him to back down. For his work at KBC 3, Khan won the best anchor at various awards ceremonies including TheGlobal Indian Film and Television Honours and Indian Telly Awards.A year later, Khan began hosting the game show Kya Aap Paanchvi Pass Se Tez Hain?, the Indian version of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, The show premiered on 25 April 2008 and the lastepisode was telecast on 27 July 2008 with Lalu Prasad Yadav as the special guest.In 2011, he returned to television with Zor Ka Jhatka: Total Wipeout, the Indian version of the Americangame show Wipeout, onImagine TV. The reality game show started airing on 1 February 2011 and endedon 25 February 2011. Although it was organized inBuenos Aires, capital of Argentina, the end-game bits featuring Khan were shot at the Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai. Contrary to his previous two televisionoutings, the show opened with dismal viewer ratings and continued declining through its run, eventually ending in less than a month with fifteen episodes aired.Stage performancesKhan during a performance in a concert at the Army Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 2010.
Khan is a stage performer and has participated in several world tours and concerts. In 1997, heperformed in the Asha Bhosles: Moments in Time in Malaysia. He returned to another concert there thefollowing year with Shahrukh—Karisma: Live in Malaysia concert. The same year he participated in the"The Awesome Foursome" world tour across the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States of America along with Juhi Chawla, Akshay Kumar,Kajol. The world tour marked the laters first and only world tour to date. In 1999, he resumed the tour in Malaysia, in which Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna replaced Akshay Kumar and Kajol. In November 2002, Khan took part in the Fire &Flames concert in Malaysia, alongside Rani Mukerji, Saif Ali Khan and Raageshwari with a 40-member troupe of singers and dancers. In the same year, he participated in the show From India With Love inthe UK, along with Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Preity Zinta and Aishwarya Rai. It took place at two outdoor venues, Manchesters Old Trafford and Londons Hyde Park, with over 100,000 spectators.Khan participated in a concert tour titled Temptations 2004 which was the most successful Bollywoodconcert at the time. Khan performed alongside Arjun Rampal, Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji, Preity Zintaand Priyanka Chopra in nineteen stage shows across the globe. He sang, danced and performed in skits. In 2008, Khan set up Temptation Reloaded 2008, a series of concerts showcased acrossseveral different countries. The show, which also featured Arjun Rampal, Kareena Kapoor, KatrinaKaif, Ganesh Hegde, Javed Ali andAnusha Dandekar, took place at the Ahoy Rotterdam venue in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Several months later, he again joined Rampal, Kapoor and Kaif to perform for 15,000 spectators at Dubais Festival City Arena. In 2010, Khan performed alongside ArjunRampal, Rani Mukerji, Neeraj Shridhar and Ishaa Koppikar for a concert at the Army Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh to a packed audience. In 2011, Khan performed at the opening ceremony of the fourthedition of Indian Premier League held in M. A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai alongside Sunidhi Chauhan and Shriya Saran where they danced to a variety of Tamil songs. and later that year, hejoined Shahid Kapoor and Priyanka Chopra in the Friendship Concert, celebrating 150 years of India- South Africa friendship in Durban, South Africa. For the Temptations Reloaded concert of 2012 in Jakarta, Khan performed with Rani Mukerji, Preity Zinta and Bipasha Basu. In January 2013, heperformed a tribute to his mentor, filmmaker Yash Chopra at the Zee Cine Awards along with Katrina Kaif, Karisma Kapoor and Anushka Sharma.Brand SRK
SRK at a Tag Heuer press conference, promoting the Carrera Monaco GP watch.Khan is often labelled by the Media as "Brand SRK" due to his various brand endorsement andentrepreneurship ventures. The Times of India noted ―Khan has established himself as a brand on themap of the film industry. Hailing from a non-filmi background with no pedigree to boast of and no godfather to pull strings, the St. Columbas alumnus has become a muse. ‖ In 2013, Forbes India named him Shah Rukh.Inc and declared him Indias biggest Brand. 1999 marked Khans first foray in the world of celebrity endorsements. and his popularity in the advertising world has been increasing ever since. He is one of the top paid Bollywood actors in this respect and one the most visible celebrities in television ads. In 2009, a survey conducted by AdEx India ranked him first on the list of top-notch brand ambassadors of the year. He has also been endorsing the highest number of brands amongst Indian celebrities on television; while in 2003, heendorsed eight brands, his endorsement rose up to a total of thirteen brands in 2004 and in 2005 he endorsed twenty one brands, thirty four brands in 2009 and twenty five in 2011. Some of the brandsthat Khan has endorsed over the years are Pepsi, Sprite, Nokia, Hyundai,Sunfeast, Videocon, Airtel, Emami, Nerolac Paints, Dish TV, Linc Pens, Ddecor, LUX, Frooti,Compaq and TAG Heuer. Subsequently, Khan has been crowned "Brand Ambassador of the Year" at various business awards ceremonies over the years. In 2005,he launched his own perfume, labelled "Tiger Eyes by SRK" by the French perfume brand Jeanne Arthes.In December 2007, Khan was declared as the face of Force India, the Formula One racing teamrepresenting India in international motor race championships. Force India stated about their collaborationwith Khan: "We thought the fastest way to announce our arrival in the country is to use [Shahrukh] Khanas the teams brand ambassador. He is famous, successful and the most potent icon of young andconfident India. Those are the same values that the team is trying to project on the biggest stage of motorsports." And in 2011, Khan was appointed the brand ambassador of the Champions LeagueTwenty20, an annual international Twenty20 cricket competition between the top domestic teams from major cricketing nations. In 2010, Khan was named the global ambassador of the live entertainmenttheatre and leisure destination Kingdom of Dreams which is described asBollywoods very own Broadway. In April 2012, he was roped as the official brand ambassador for Prayag Film City, a  10 billion state of the art film city complex situated in Chandrakona in West Bengal. In 2013, Khanwas chosen to be the brand ambassador of University Cricket Championship, a T20 tournament played for the title of being the best university in cricket. In February 2011, Khan was appointed brand ambassador for the state of West Bengal. He wasoffered the position by the state‘s chief minister Mamata Banerjee during an interaction with Khan on thesidelines of the inaugural function of the 17th Kolkata Film Festival earlier that year. Khan‘s acceptance came in the form of a letter to the chief minister where he said, ―West Bengal is my second home.‖ InAugust 2012, a promotional film starring Khan and directed by filmmaker Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury wasreleased. The three minutes clip branded `Bengal Leads` which is the first-of-its-kind in West Bengalsince Independence showcased Bengal‘s traditional tourist spots, topographical and cultural diversity. Italso featured Khan speaking a few lines in Bengali, urging people to come and visit what is called ―Beautiful Bengal‘‘. The film, shot in both English and Hindi and Bengali, was eventually awarded at the 2nd Asia TV and Film Festival on Journey, organized by the Japanese government.
Ownership of IPL cricket teamIn 2008, Khan in partnership with actress Juhi Chawla Mehta and her husband Jay Mehta acquiredownership rights for the franchise representing Kolkata in the Twenty20 cricket tournament IndianPremier League, for a price of $75.09 million ( 3.57 billion), and have since named the team KolkataKnight Riders. KKR is one the richest team in the IPL and has been ranked as the most valued with a brand value of $42.1 million. Financially, Kolkata Knight Riders are the most profitable and successful franchise in the IPL as well. The team was surrounded with controversy and poor on-field performance through the first three years of the tournament. Its performance, however, improved from the fourth season and they eventually became the IPL champions for the first time in 2012 .In 9 April 2012, Khan was served a notice by the Rajasthan Police for smoking in public after he wasseen smoking on camera during a match between the Kolkata Knight Riders and the Rajasthan Royals on 8 April. and in 16 May of the same year he received a five-year ban from the WankhedeStadium by the Mumbai Cricket Associationfor arguing with security at the ground after a match between his team and The Mumbai Indians. Khan later apologised to his fans after his team won the final match at Chennai on 27 May.Public imageSee also: List of awards and nominations received by Shahrukh KhanKhans dimples have been cited by the media as one of his most distinctive physical features.Khan was given the birth name "Shahrukh" (meaning "Face of the King"), but prefers his name to be written as "Shah Rukh Khan", and is also commonly referred to as SRK. Khan has various homes inIndia and abroad. His house in Mumbai called Mannat is a well-known tourist spot and is considered a heritage building, deemed important to the townscape and hence exempt from demolition. In addition, he also has a house in New Delhi. Khan also owns a £20 million apartment in London and a 4 billionvilla on the Palm Jumeirah in Dubai. He said in a television interview that "I bought the house, because one can see the island from the moon." Khans net worth is estimated at over 25 billion (US$540 million)
Khan is considered one of the most popular Bollywood celebrities in India, has been described as a sex symbol and heartthrob and has a reputation as one of the most desirable men in India. Khans sixpacks abs and his dimples have been cited by the media as his characteristic distinctive physicalfeatures. Rediff noted: "The actor is the proud holder of probably the most famous set of dimples in India". He was voted the sexiest Asian man in the world by Eastern Eye in 2007, and was ranked third in 2008 and 2011. He has also been regularly featured on the top 10 in theTimes of India s list of the 50 most desirable men in India. Khans look and performances have also established him as a style icon in India. In 2011, GQ magazines British edition declared him one of the best dressed men in the world. The following year, GQ India included him in their list of Bollywoods 11 best dressed men Karan Johar stated: "Shah Rukh Khan is one person who will look good in casuals as well as in formals. He can carry off almost anything."Globally, Khan is considered to be one of the biggest movie stars, with a fan following claimed to numberin the billions. He is also of one the most watched movie stars in the world, and one of the most recognisable faces of Indian cinema. In 2011, The Los Angeles Times noted: "He is the biggest movie star you‘ve never heard of. And perhaps the world‘s biggest movie star, period." Hissuccess and popularity have been attributed as the result of his emergence in the era of liberalisation and changing economic scenario in the 1990s. He is often described as the face and catalyst of a newconsumerist urban society, and that he has managed to personify "the restless spirit of post-liberalization, ambitious, assertive and yet feel-good India."Khan has been featured regularly in the listing of the most powerful names of Indian Cinema. In 2004, hewas awarded the Filmfare Power Award (shared with Amitabh Bachachan) for topping the Filmfare list ofthe "Ten Most Powerful Names of Bollywood", and again in 2005. In 2006 he was ranked as secondoverall behind Yash Chopra and his son Aditya and the most powerful actor, an achievement he would go on to repeat till 2009. He occupied the top slot of Box Office Indias Top Actors list for the first timein 1994 for two consecutive years, then again in 1998 and for the majority of the 2000s (from 2002 till 2008). He was also declared by FICCI as one of the "Ten Most Powerful Entertainer of the  Decade". In 2008, Newsweek named him one of the 50 most powerful people in the world. In a 2009 poll conducted by the newspaper DNA, he was voted one of Indias most popular icons. In January2013, Khan was ranked at number one on business magazine Forbess Celebrity 100 list, which named him the most powerful celebrity in India with earnings of over 2.02 billion.In popular media
Khan at the launch of hisofficial Opus, in 2011.In 2005, Nasreen Munni Kabir produced and directed a two-part documentary on Khan, titled The Innerand Outer World of Shah Rukh Khan. Featuring his 2004 Temptations concert tour, the film contrastedKhans inner world of family and daily life with the outer world of his work. In 2010,Discovery Travel &Living channel produced a ten-part series titled Living with a Superstar-Shah Rukh Khan. The series wasthe biggest Indian show on television, with a budget of nearly 20 million, highlighting Khan‘s daily living, film-making, IPL venture and global lifestyle. On 19 February of the same year, DiscoveryChannel aired a single-episode show titled Revealed: Shah Rukh Khanwhich invited specialists, rangingfrom social anthropologists, filmmakers, scholars, critics and lifestyle commentators to analyse and explain indepth the impact he has had on both Bollywood and India‘s image abroad. In2010, Makarand Deshpande directed a two hours film called Shahrukh Bola "Khoobsurat HaiTu" (Shahrukh said "You are Beautiful") which centers around the story of an obsessed female fan ofKhan who encounters the actor on a traffic signal one day (he then tells her shes beautiful). When metwith disbelief from her family and friends, she embarks on a journey to prove her one time meeting with her favorite star and idol. In 2005, Khan was the subject of a series of 20 paintings by Indian artist Anjana Kuthiala. Greatlyinspired by M.F. Husains work with, Madhuri Dixit, she hence chose Khan (her favorite artist) to be the muse and subject of her collections. Kuthiala first met Khan in 2002, where she discussed with him the idea of "immortalizing him on canvas". In a 2011 interview with The times of India, she described her work with Khan as a turning point in her career.The book Still Reading Khan by Mushtaq Sheikh, which details his family life, rare photographs and unusual memories from his youth was released in 2006. Another book by Anupama Chopra, King ofBollywood: Shahrukh Khan and the seductive world of Indian cinema, was released in 2007. It describes the world of Bollywood through Khans life. In 2007, well-known journalist, critic, columnist andscreenwriter Deepa Gahlot released a book titled SRK: King Khan which analyses the various phases of Khans life and career through the years. A second book by Sheikh, titled Shah Rukh Can was released in 2008. Khan is also the first actor and the second Indian after Sachin Tendulkar to have an official Opus dedicated to him.Acting style and analysis The neutrality of this section is disputed. Please do not remove this message until thedispute is resolved. (March 2013) Khan is often considered as an instinctive and spontaneous actor. Aziz Mirza described Khan as a"natural" explaining that he had "a rawness in him" and "a crowd appeal, even when he was just with friends." He is also known to committing heavily to each role and doing monumental research for his characters. Commenting on this, director Karan Johar said: "He has no limit and no limitation. Hecan give a role much more than what you can dream of. He can do anything and be anyone. Also, whatreally makes him stand apart is the fact that he goes by the tonality of the character. He is somebody who has no boundaries."
During the span of his career, Khan has played an array, of roles from various film genres; romanticdramas, comedies, action thrillers,horrors, sport films, period films and Sci- fi superhero films. Following the success of Baazigar (1993) and Darr (1993), Khans film roles were subject to wide critical analysis. His performance in the early stages of his career has often been described as "spontaneous", "energetic", "intense" and " honest". The Daily News andAnalysis wrote:"[and] then he came, sliding down stairs on a slab of ice, cartwheeling, somersaulting, lipstrembling, eyes trembling, bringing to the screen the kind of physical energy not seen since ShammiKapoor in his heydays. This was a totally different kind of acting from we had ever seen – visceral, intense, maniacal one moment and cloyingly boyish the next." He was also praised for being a risk taker by "pushing the envelope" playing characters that were considered taboo at the time. Khanwas credited for changing the image of the typical conventional Indian hero; being one of the pioneers of returning the romantic boyish character to the Indian screen. Harish Dugh from The IndianExpressnoted: "The die was cast when [King] Khan replaced the Bachchan bravado with the portrayal ofa very humane and likeable, simple and feeling young man." and added: "Welcome to a new-lookBollywood. Today, it stands virtually transformed by SRK single-handedly into an entity that caters to peoples desire to see their superstar reflect their own weaknesses, pain and anguish."With the release of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Khan began his long lasting foray into theromantic genre which will continue with numerous films such as Dil To Pagal Hai (1997), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Devdas (2002), Veer-Zaara (2004) and Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012). Due to hisappearance in these films, he has developed a "romantic lover" image and has been often tagged as an icon of romance in Hindi cinema. An image that has been met with polarizing reactions; while someargue that he "became trapped in the conventional romantic lover-boy image, continuing to essay, over the years, a series of roles that were mind-numbingly alike" others debate that "it is the romantic SRKthat |I] connect with the most" and that he "plays the romantic man with such pizzazz and in the old-world style that he is treat to watch, as he woos the hearts of his co-stars and his audience!". AnupamaChopra further noted: "You have to admire his ability to play the romantic hero. Weve seen him do it for two decades but he still makes it compelling."Following his portrayal of such characters as those in Dil Se.. (1998), Swades (2004), Chak De!India (2007) and My Name Is Khan(2010) and Don 2 (2011), Khan was recognized for his versatility. In 2010, Filmfare Magazine included two of his performances—from Swades and ChakDe! India—in its list of "80 Iconic Performances". The Indian Express noted: [Khan] has tailored andleveraged his acting skills in such a versatile manner as to impress a demanding audience world-over with his ability to change his acting in a manner unforeseen in the annals of Indian cinema."Shahrukh Khan hosting TV reality showAfter hosting shows such as Kaun Banega Crorepati-3 and Kya AapPaanchvi Pass Se Tez Ho? , Baadshah of Bollywood- Shahrukh Khan wouldonce again be seen hosting a show on the small screen. The show in questionis the Indian version of popular reality show Wipeout where contestants are
given a series of water based adventure tasks to perform. Some of thecontestants confirmed to take part in the show include names such as RajaChaudhary, Dimpy Mahajan, Claudia Ciesta and Akashdeep. The show islikely to be shot in Argentina and would be aired on NDTV Imagine. A pressconference announcing the launch of the show is happening in Mumbai todaywhere Shahrukh Khan would be present.Read more at: http://entertainment.oneindia.in/television/news/2010/shahrukh-kha n-reality-sh
ow-wipeout-171210.htmlSRK VERSUS SALLUThe style sense of Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan is as different as chalk andcheese. While Salman loves his jeans and tees, Shahrukh prefers a dapper lookand there’s no dearth of suits in his wardrobe.APUNKACHOICE spotted the two superstars on different outings on Thursday and wecouldn’t help but compare their style. While Shahrukh Khan was clicked (see photos)at the launch of the first Toyota University Cricket Championship, T-20 crickettournament 2013, at Hotel Taj Lands End in Mumbai, Salman Khan was spotted in hiselements (see photos) at the Being Human clothing line and flagship store launch atHotel Sofitel in Bandra Kurla Complex.
Never known to be foppish, Salman had casually slipped into a jeans and a BeingHuman tee and donned a jacket over it. Shahrukh, on the other hand, was formallyclad in a three-piece, save for a tie. He also sported a three-day stubble.Talking about his style sense at the Being Human store launch, Salman said he’salways believed in wearing clothes he feels comfortable in. Salman also spoke abouthow at one time he and Arbaaz Khan shared the same tattered jeans, until it was nolonger wearable.SALMAN KHANInformation about Salman KhanName:Salman KhanBirthday:December 27th, 1965Birth Place:
Indore, Madhya Pradesh (India)Sun Sign:CapricornHeight:5ft 7inchContact:III, Galaxy ApartmentsB.J. Road, Band StandBandra, Mumbai - 400050IndiaFirst Film:Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988)Maine Pyar Kiya(1989 - as the main lead)Salman and his jeans...Loves tight fitting 501 jeansMajorly hooked onto loose low waist jeansThe Hots & Nots through Salmans eyes...No accessories for him except his bracelet & a ring in his ear"Simplicity is the answer for being cool," says heSomething that will never go out for him are white shirts and blue jeansThe sexiest thing Salman Khan can wear...Loose low waist jeans with his jock bands showingJeans with see through shirtsHis cycling shorts - he loves wearing themGenerally wears JUST shorts when at homeWhat Salman cant live without...His torn, blue jeansHis ganjisHis rubber chappals
Health and fitness...A total health freak. Doesnt misses his workoutsIs very particular about cleanlinessTakes hours to bathe and even brush his teethDoes not like people with body odor and takes care of even thatWhat does his UNDERWEAR says...Loves any designer "undies" as long as the band can be flaunted outside of his jeansHe even loves Speedos, which can be worn without "undies"The soap story...Likes to collect soapsIn his bathroom, there is a collection of all kinds of handmade and herbal soapsHis favourite are soaps made from natural fruit and vegetable extractsNature...Moody and unpredictableCan be very caring, very protective, very loving, and also childishly petulantStyle of Clothing...Very rarely wears formalsLoves to wear casuals especially, black and blue, tight fitting jeans withshirts and T-shirtsShops in London and occasionally, in SingaporeMostly wears Giorgio Armani and Gianni VersacePlus Points...Can be irresistible when he wants to
I Pack...in a hurry and casually. Im not particular about what I take as long as I amcomfortable.Even a few shirts and a pair of jeans is fine with memy shorts. It is a must because I need to exercise everydaymy dumb-bells. I need to work-out daily. Without work-outs my day is incomplete.While abroad I make it a point to visit the gymnasiummy perfumes and glares. I just cant do without themmy luggage. Its taken in advance while I reach the airport just in time for my flightI Travel...to London off an on. Its a beautiful place to be in. The river Thames, Big Ben and the tramsof the city fascinate me. I also have close family friends residing there. Other than that Iloveto walk down the streets and go berserk shopping for belts, shoes, and clothesin a relaxed state of mind. But people who are traveling with me get hyper with mycoolness.Often it has happened that I have arrived just in the nick of time to catch a flight.What if we had missed it? is the common complaint made by my friendson my outdoor location shootings only by car. I detest traveling by buses.They give me a feeling of uneasinessby first class onlyMy Favourites...Designer Objects : Rolex WatchesPossession : Body Building EquipmentFiction Character : ArchieMovie Star : Sylvester StalloneGadgets : Home Theatre, CameraCars : Mercedes, BMW, LandcruiserDrinks : Iced TeaRestaurants : China Garden
Whats Lucky For Salman?My bracelet - my dad wears the same thing and I got it made. Its got a turquoise stone.My Best Friend...Sanjay DuttGive us 3 people who you consider your pillar of strengthThree is too lessWhat is success to you?If you work hard, give it your best shot and have Gods grace, then I am sure you are goingto be a success. And it just helps if you have a million fans backing you, the way I have!What is the best thing any fan has done for you?Lots, you know it feels wonderful when you know there are so many people caring for you.Thats the reason I try to keep out of trouble as much as I can. One day, a Malabar Hill kidcame upto me and told me that his grandmother had kept a 3-day fast and offered prayerswhen I got myself into a mess recently.I dont know if I deserve this kind of affection and love. But yes, the day someone tries totake this away from me is the day when Ill fight back, till then Ill lie and take it all.Whats your future like?If you ask me what I am going to do 5 minutes from now, I would be blank. You know Ilove this saying, it goes like this, If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans. If youmake him laugh a little more, tell him that you are going to make someones life. If youwant him absolutely bursting, tell him that you are going to destroy someones life. I ampretty much like that…Whats your take on your sweet-n-sour relation with the media?You put yourself in my place and tell me how would you react?
Whom do you love the most?He has two French mastiffs whom he calls My Son and My Jaan. To pamper their palate, hehas special food from abroad flown down for them. To keep these thick-coated animalscomfortable in Bombays steamy heat, the ACs in his house run constantly at carefullycontrolled temperatures. Even when a stray dog in his neighbourhood died, Salman is saidto have gone into deep depression.Personal lifeKhan is the eldest son of screenwriter Salma Khan and his first wife (Mother) Salma Khan (maiden nameSushila Charak). His stepmother is Helen, a former Bollywood actress, He has two brothers, ArbaazKhan and Sohail Khan, and two sisters, Alvira and Arpita. Alvira is married to actor/director AtulAgnihotri.In 2004, he was voted seventh best-looking man in the world and the best looking man in IndiabyPeople magazine, U.S. Khan has been involved in several charities during his career. On 11 October2007, Khan accepted an offer from Madame Tussauds wax museum in London to have a wax replicamade of himself. His life-size wax figure was installed there on 15 January 2008, making him the fourthIndian actor to have been replicated as a wax statue in the museum.EducationKhan finished his schooling through St. Stanislaus High School in Bandra, Mumbai, as did his youngerbrothers Arbaaz and Sohail. Earlier, he studied at The Scindia School, Gwalior for a few years alongwith younger brother Arbaaz.Marital statusNickname : SalluSign : CapricornHeight : 57" or 1.70 mCity : IndoreCountry : Madhya Pradesh, IndiaReligion : MuslimMarital status : singleSpouse : girlfriend Katrina KaifGirlfriend : dated Sangeeta Bijlani, Aishwarya RaiLikes : travel to LondonEye Color : BlackHair Color : BlackContact Address : 3 Galaxy Apts., B.J. Road, Band Stand, Bandra, Mumbai 400 050Favorite drink : Iced TeaFavorite clothes : Loves tight fitting 501 jeansHis hero : Sylvester StalloneOther facts : known as Bollywoods Bad boyHobbies : exercises dailyOccupation : bollywood actorLanguages : hindi, englishFilmography• Dabangg• Prem Kaa Game (2010)• Veer (2010)
• Main Aur Mrs Khanna (2009)• Wanted (2009)• God Tussi Great Ho (2008)• Yuvraaj (2008)• Partner (2007)• Salaam-e-Ishq (2007)• Jaan-E-Mann (2006)• Lucky (2005)• No Entry (2005)• Dil Ne Jise Aapna Kaha (2004)• Garv (2004)• Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004)• Phir Milenge (2004)• Love at Times Square (2003)• Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam (2002)• Chori Chori Chupke Chupke (2001)• Baaghi (2000)• Chal Mere Bhai (2000)• Har Di Jo Pyar Karega (2000)• Kahin Pyaar Na Ho Jaaye (2000)• Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge (1999)• Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam (1999)• Hum Saath-Saath Hain (1999)• Judwaa (1997)• Jeet (1996)• Karan Arjun (1995)• Andaz Apna Apna (1994)• Hum Aapke Hain Koun! (1994)• Sangdil Sanam (1994)• Sanam Bewafa (1992)• Saajan (1991)• Maine Pyar Kiya (1989)UPCOMING MOVIES OF Salman KhanSahib Biwi Aur Ghulam ( Hindi )Salman Khan, John Abraham, Priyanka ChopraMovie mates : Mohammed, Aahna, MohammedRelease Date : Jun 2013Partner 2 ( Hindi )Salman Khan, Govinda, Lara DuttaMovie mates : Aditi, Cute Nd Lovely GirlRelease Date : Apr 2013No Entry Mein Entry ( Hindi )Salman Khan, Anil Kapoor, Fardeen KhanMovie mates :Release Date : Apr 2013Ek Tha Tiger ( Hindi )Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Ranvir ShoreyMovie mates : ShahzadRelease Date : 15 Aug 2012Watch Trailer
Do Aur Do Paanch ( Hindi )Vishaka Singh, Shweta Malhotra, Diwakar PundirMovie mates : Mohammed, Md.HamidRelease Date : Jun 2013Dabangg 2 ( Hindi )Salman Khan, Sonakshi Sinha, Sonu SoodMovie mates : Cute Nd Lovely Girl, VikasRelease Date : 21 Dec 2012Most Wanted ( Hindi )Salman Khan, Asin ThottumkalMovie mates : SaleimRelease Date : Mar 2013I Am Hariprasad ( Hindi )Salman KhanMovie mates :Release Date : Mar 2013Tom And Jerry ( Hindi )Salman Khan, GovindaMovie mates : MohammedRelease Date : Mar 2013Amar Akbar Anthony ( Hindi )Salman Khan, Arbaaz Khan, Sohail KhanMovie mates : Mohammed, Aahna, MohammedRelease Date : May 2013Costume DesignerDil To Pagal Hai (October 30, 1997) (Released)LyricistWanted (September 18, 2009) (Released)Playback SingerDabanggPrem Kaa GameWantedYuvvraajChal Mere BhaiHello BrotherStory WriterVeerPatthar Ke PhoolProducerChillar PartyRemake Of Mee Shivajiraje Bhosle BoltoyRemake Of Shikshanacha Aaicha GhoInsaaniyat Ke Devta
Award1990: Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for Maine Pyar Kiya1999: Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai2010: IIFA Award for Habitat Humanity Ambassadorshi p02011: Star Screen Award for Best Actor for Dabangg2002: Bollywood Movie Award - Most Sensational Actor, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke2011: Most Entertaining Film Actor Award for Dabangg2008: Apsara Best Jodi Award (along with Govinda) for Partner2011: Best Actor in a Leading Role for DabanggAge: 46 yrs thBirthday: 27 December, 1965Zodiac: SagittariusMarital status: SingleAwards: Filmfare Best Male Debut Award, Filmfare Best Supporting Actor Award, Star Screen Best ActorAward.Trivia: Salman was arrested and jailed after allegedly shooting a rare black antelope near Jodhpur on th12 Oct, 1998.He often visits sick children in hospitals & donates blood.‗Being Human‘ is his well known charitable organization. Salman is an excellent painter and swimmer.Khan is the fourth Indian to have a wax statue at the Madame Tussauds wax museum in London.Biography: Infamously known as Bollywood‘s bad boy, Salman Khan hails from a notable filmy family.He is the eldest son of Salim Khan, who himself is a screenwriter, & his wife Salma Khan. FormerBollywood actress Helen is his stepmother. Arbaaz Khan, Sohail Khan, Alvira & Arpita are Salman Khan‘ssiblings. Actor/director Atul Agnihotri is Salman‘s brother–in–law married to Alvira. Salman Khan hasfinished his schooling in Mumbai – St. Stanislaus High School – Bandra.Salman Khan made his debut in Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988) in which he played a supporting role. He made hisdebut in lead role in Sooraj Barjatva‘s romantic family drama movie Maine Pyar Kiya for which he wonFilmare Best Male Debut Award & was also nominated for Filmfare Best Actor Award. Baaghi: A Rebel forLove (1990), in which he starred opposite southern actress, Nagma, was a major box-office success. In1991, Salman gave a hat trick with Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam Bewafa & Saajan. The next couple of yearswere quiet unsuccessful for Salman. Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! (1994) directed by Sooraj Barjatya and co-starring Madhuri Dixit was the most successful film of the year. Salman‘s role in Andaz Apna Apna (1994)was well received and praised. Rakesh Roshan‘s blockbuster Karan Arjun (1995) cemented his success.Salman then went on to act in a number of films including Bhansali‘s directional debut Khamoshi: TheMusical (1996), Judwaa (1997), Auzaar (1997), Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Jab Pyaar Kisise HotaHai (1998), Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998). All the films did pretty well at the box-office. His cameo in KuchKuch Hota Hai won him the Filmfare award for Best Supporting Actor.1999 was a fruitful year for Salman as it churned out three major successful films – Hum Saath-SaathHain, Biwi No. 1 and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, the latter getting him a Filmfare Best Actor‘s nomination.In 2000, he starred in Har Dil Jo Pyaar Karega, Chori Chori Chupke Chupke and Hum Tumhare HainSanam. The movies were moderately successful at the box-office. Salman‘s role in Tere Naam (2003)got him critical acclamation and the movie was a box-office success. This successful run continued withMujhse Shaadi Karogi (2007) & No Entry (2005). Salaam-e-Ishq (2007) failed at the box office. However,Partner (2008) was a hit.Wanted (2009) remains one of Salman‘s blockbuster hits. But Main Aur Mrs. Khanna & London Dreamsreleased in the same year did not do so well. And then Dabangg (2010) happened! The movie broke allbox-office records, thus becoming the second highest grossing Indian movie of all time. Salman receivedthe Star Screen Best Actor Award for the movie and was nominated for Filmfare Best Actor Award aswell.Salman‘s Ready and Bodyguard were among the biggest hits of 2011.This article is about the Indian film actor. For other uses, see Salman Khan (disambiguation).
Salman Khan Khan on the ramp of Wills India Fashion Week, 2009Born Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan 27 December 1965 (age 47) Indore, Madhya Pradesh, IndiaResidence Bandra, Mumbai PanvelOther names Sallu BhaiOccupation Film actor Television presenter ModelYears active 1988–presentParents Salim Khan (Father)
Salma Khan (Mother) Relatives Arbaaz Khan (brother) Sohail Khan (brother)Salman Khan (pronunciation : [səlˈmaːn ˈxaːn]; born Abdul Rashid Salim Salman Khan on 27 December 1965) is an Indian film actor. He has starred in more than 80Hindi films. He played leadingroles in five consecutive blockbusters including Dabangg,Ready, Bodyguard, Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg  2. Having done so, he has established himself as a leading actor of Hindi cinema.Salman Khan made his acting debut in Biwi Ho To Aisi (1988). He achieved commercial success with theblockbuster Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), for which he won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut. He hasstarred in several commercially successful films, such asSaajan (1991), Hum Aapke HainKoun..! (1994), Karan Arjun (1995), Judwaa (1997), Pyar Kiya To Darna Kya (1998), Biwi No.1 (1999)and Hum Saath Saath Hain (1999), having appeared in the highest grossing film nine separate years during his career, a record that remains unbroken. Eight of the films he has acted in, have accumulated gross earnings of over 100 crore (US$18.2 million) worldwide.In 1999, Khan won a Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for his extended guest appearancein Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) and the 2011 Screen Award for Best Actor forDabangg as well as the2012 Best Actor Popular Choice for Ek Tha Tiger and Dabangg 2. Contents [hide]1 Early life2 Career o 2.1 1989–93: Debut and breakthrough o 2.2 1994–2009: Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!! and other films o 2.3 2009–present: commercial success3 Brand endorsements4 Philanthropy5 Personal life6 Controversies7 Filmography8 Awards and Nominations9 See also10 References11 Further reading
12 External linksEarly lifeKhan is the eldest son of screenwriter Salim Khan and his first wife Salma (née Sushila Charak). His paternal grandfather was a Muslim from Afghanistan who immigrated to India and settled in Indore,Madhya Pradesh. Khans mother is reported to be a Maratha Hindu. His family celebrate Islamic and Hindu festivals such as Maha Shivaratri and Ganesh Chaturthi. In 2010 Khan said that he is "half Muslim and half Hindu". His stepmother is Helen, a former actress, who has co-starred with him in afew films. He has two brothers, Arbaaz Khan and Sohail Khan, and two sisters, Alvira and Arpita. Alvira ismarried to actor/director Atul Agnihotri. Khan finished his schooling at St. Stanislaus HighSchool in Bandra, Mumbai, as did his younger brothers Arbaaz and Sohail. Earlier, he studied at The Scindia School, Gwalior for a few years along with younger brother Arbaaz.Career1989–93: Debut and breakthroughSalman Khan made his acting debut with a supporting role in the 1988 film Biwi Ho To Aisi. His firstleading role in a Bollywood movie was in Sooraj R. Barjatyas romantic family drama Maine Pyar Kiya (1989), one of Indias highest grossing films. It earned him aFilmfare Award for Best Male Debut,as well as his first nomination for a Best Actor at Filmfare. Later the film was dubbed in English asWhenLove Calls, a 125 minute version, was the biggest hit in the Caribbean market at Guyana and alsodominated the box-office collections at Trinidad and Tobago. Maine Pyar Kiya had also been dubbed inSpanish as Te Amo, the first experiment of its kind. This 125 minute film also proved its universal appealwith a glorious 10-week premiere run at Lima, capital of Peru. In Telugu as Prema Paavuraalu, it crossedthe 25 weeks at Visakhapatnam and had 100 plus day run at six centres in Andhra Pradesh. It was also dubbed in Tamil as Kaadhal Oru Kavithai and in Malayalam as Ina Praavukal.1990 saw one film release starring Khan, Baaghi: A Rebel for Love. The film was a box office success, followed by four hit films in 1991, Patthar Ke Phool, Sanam  Bewafa, Kurbaan and Saajan. Despite these early successes, nearly all of his 1992–1993 releases resulted in box office failures.1994–2009: Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!! and other filmsKhan returned to success in 1994 with his second collaboration with director Sooraj Barjatya in theromance Hum Aapke Hain Koun..!, Earning over 135 crore (US$24.57 million) worldwide, the filmbecame the biggest Bollywood hit of the year,as well as one of the biggest Bollywood hits ever. Duringthe 1995 awards season, the film won 5 Filmfare Awards and also won the National Award for being themost popular film of the year. It is one of the films on Box Office Indias list of "Biggest Blockbusters Ever in Hindi Cinema"., co-starring Madhuri Dixit. This film was the biggest hit of that year, and turned out to be one of Bollywoods highest-grossing films ever, becoming the fourth-highest earner of all time. Thefilm broke all the previous records and maintained itself as the highest-grossing Bollywood film throughouthistory for 7 years. In 1995 he starred in Rakesh Roshans Karan Arjun alongside Shahrukh Khan, KaranArjun is a mix of an upbeat Bollywood musical, religious overtones and an action movie. The film wasreleased on 13 January 1995. The two played brothers who are reincarnated after being killed by family
enemies. The film was the second biggest hit of the year, and his role of Karan once again put his name among the nominees for the Best Actor award for Filmfare Awards.In 1996, Khan performed in two movies, Sanjay Leela Bhansalis directional debut Khamoshi: TheMusical, a box office failure, but critically acclaimed; and Raj Kanwars action hit Jeet. He had tworeleases in 1997: Judwaa and Auzaar. The former was a comedy directed by David Dhawan where heplayed a dual role of twins separated at birth.Khan worked in five different films in 1998, his first release being the comedy Pyaar Kiya To DarnaKya opposite Kajol, one of the biggest commercial successes of that year. This was followed by the moderately successful drama Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai. Khan played a young man who has to take achild who claims to be his son, under his custody. Khans performance in the film earned him severalpositive notices and favourable reviews from critics. He rounded of the year with an extended cameoin Karan Johars directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai for which he earned a second FilmfareAward under the Best Supporting Actor category.In 1999, Khan starred in three films: Hum Saath-Saath Hain: We Stand United and Biwi No.1, three of the highest grossing films that year; and Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, which earned another Best Actornomination at the Filmfare.In 2000, Khan acted in films including Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega and Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, whichaddressed the issue of surrogate childbirth; Khan played the role of a rich industrialist, who hires asurrogate mother after his wife becomes infertile. Critics noted his turn towards a more serious role, which reportedly had more substance in comparison to his previous roles. In 2002 he starred in thedelayed release Hum Tumhare Hain Sanam.For Tere Naam, (2003) Taran Adarsh said of him, "Salman Khan is exceptional in a role that fits him tothe T. He breathes fire in sequences that demand uneasiness. But beneath the tough exterior lies avulnerable person and this facet in particular comes to the fore in the latter reels. His emotional outbursts are splendid..." Tere Naam is to date considered Salman Khans best film with critically acclaimed performance. He subsequently continued his success at the box office, with comedies like Mujhse Shaadi Karogi (2004) and No Entry (2005). Khans work in 2006 included Jaan-E-Mann and Baabul,however neither of these films were successful in the box office.Khan started 2007 with the ensemble film Salaam E Ishq. His next release Partner did very well at the box office, receiving a blockbuster verdict. He next appeared in the Hollywood movie, Marigold: AnAdventure in India which told the love story of an Indian man and an American woman. Khan starred in three films throughout 2008, all of which underperformed.Khan hosted the second season of 10 Ka Dum in year 2009 which turned out to be even more successfulthan his first season as host of the game show in year 2008. The show got very high TRPs for SonyEntertainment Television and according to reports, the show helped Sony TV regain its third position in the Indian television ratings.2009–present: commercial successKhans first film of 2009, Wanted directed by choreographer turned director Prabhu Deva. In the sameyear, he appeared in two other films, Main Aurr Mrs Khanna and London Dreams. While LondonDreams doing average business, only due to the uninspiring music, but Main Aurr Mrs Khanna made 21 crores through DTH Premiere. Khans first release of 2010 was Anil Sharmas commercially and
critically unsuccessful film Veer. His next release, Dabangg The film was released on Eid, 10 September2010 in nearly 1800 screens worldwide. It opened to generally positive reviews and broke several box-office records upon release. The film set another box office record, grossing 80.87 crore in its first week,thus becoming the highest opening week grossing Bollywood film, overtaking the previous record of 3Idiots. Dabangg went on to gross 215 crore worldwide and Box office India declared it an all-timeblockbuster in the second week of its release. It is the highest-grossing Bollywood film of 2010 and, as of 2012, the fourth highest–grossing Bollywood film of all time. Dabangg went on to win several awards,including the National Film Award for Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment. It waslater remade in Tamil and Telugu, The film was produced by his brother Arbaaz Khan, and released on 10 September 2010. It made a record opening at the box office and Box Office India declared it an all- time blockbuster. Dabangg at that time was the second and now the fourh highest-grossing Bollywoodfilm and for his performance, Khan received a Star Screen Award for Best Actor and a Stardust Award forStar of the Year – Male and was nominated for his sixth Filmfare Award for Best Actor. AnupamaChopra from NDTV wrote about his performance, "Its the role of a lifetime and Salman Khan bites into itlike a starving man devours a feast. He inhabits it fully, strutting and swaggering and even, spoofing himself."Khans first release of 2011 was Ready, The first look of the film was unveiled on 5 April 2011, while the  theatrical trailer was released on 15 April 2011. The film was released on 3 June 2011. Uponrelease, Ready became the second highest opening day grosser, as well as the second highest weekendgrossing Bollywood film, after Dabangg, another Salman Khan-starrer. It also held records for being thesecond highest grossing Bollywood film of 2011 and the third highest grossing Bollywood film ever domestically. As of 2012, the film is the eighteen highest grossing Bollywood film ever worldwide. The film broke several box office records and mark the record of fourth highest-grossingBollywood film of all time. He next appeared in Bodyguard. Upon release, the film became an all time blockbuster at the box office, with Khans performance receiving favourable comments from critics andthus making it second highest-grossing Bollywood film of that time. The film is third highest-grossing Bollywood film as of 2012. For his Performance inBodyguard, Khan received a Stardust Award for Starof the Year – Male and was nominated for his seventh Filmfare Award for Best Actor.Salman Khan with Katrina Kaif at the launch ofEk Tha Tigers first song Mashallah.Salman Khans first release of 2012 was Ek Tha Tiger, Pre-production of the film started in the secondhalf of 2010, after the script had been completed. Principal photography commenced on September 2011and ended in June 2012. The film has been shot in as many as five countries across three continents. Initially scheduled for a release on June 2012, the film faced delays and opened on 15 August 2012, coinciding with the Independence Day of India. Ek Tha Tiger garnered positive to mixed  reactions from critics whilst opening to extremely strong box office collections. The film went on tobecome the second Bollywood film to gross over 300 crore (US$54.6 million) worldwide behind only 3Idiots, It marks his first association with Yash Raj Films. After release the film mark several records. Arecord breaking box office opening as it collected 32.92 crores in the first day and thus became biggest opening in the history of Indian cinema and the biggest single day collection ever. The film also brokethe record of Opening weekend net gross (First 3 Days of Release), Opening week net gross (First 7Days of Release) and entered 100 crore club the fastest in just 5 days of release breaking Salman Khans own record set by Bodyguard in 7 Days. The film stood as the highest-grossing film in the month of
August also. Collecting Rs 307 Crore worldwide the film became the second highest-grossingBollywood film of all time.Salman Khans 2nd release of 2012 is Dabangg 2 which is a sequel of his blockbuster Dabangg under production of Arbaaz Khan. Dabangg 2 had a very good opening at multiplexes and was extraordinary at single screens. The film netted an excellent 19.21 crore (US$3.5 million) on its opening day andbecame the biggest opener for a non-holiday Friday in India, beating the previous record held by Don 2. The films business grew on Sunday and it collected 22.50 crore (US$4.1 million), taking the firstweekend total to 58.26 crore (US$10.6 million), beating the previous three-day record set by Ek Tha Tiger. After a successful weekend, the film had a strong Monday where it made 12 crore (US$2.18 million), beating the previous record held by Dabangg. Dabangg 2 entered the 100 Crore Club just in 6 days making it the fastest to 100 Crore Race behing Ek tha Tiger. Salman Khan inked Rs 450–500 crore deal with Rupert Murdoch and his Indian entertainment empire Star India.Brand endorsementsSalman Khan was associated as a brand when he done the advertisement of Hero  Honda bikes and Double Bull shirts, much before he entered film Industry. Even after he became asuperstar, he never showed interest in promoting himself as a brand, but he was signed for Thums Up in2002 and continued until its contract was over. Later Akshay Kumar replaced Khan. Later he was thebrand ambassador of soft drink Mountain Dew with whom he ended the contract in December  2010. and now he is once again promotingThums Up. He has also became the brand ambassador for the travel website, Yatra.com, which also made him a shareholder. He is also the face of the History Channel and the new brand for Suzuki motorcycles, Previously he endorsed Red Tape  Shoes and now he is endorsing Relaxo Hawaii Salman Khan is also the brand ambassador of the detergent brand, Wheel He has also appeared for Chlormint, a brand of gum with his brother Sohail Khan. The actor has also done a jewellery brand, Sangini with Kareena Kapoor apart from innerwearbrand Dixcy Scott and tablet BlackBerry Playbook. Britannia s Tiger biscuits is the latest endorsement of  Salman. He is also the face of Ranbaxy s Revital replacing Yuvraj Singh Apart from these brands, he also has Rotomac Pen and SF Sonic Batteries endorsementsPhilanthropySalman Khan promoting Chillar Party.
Khan has been involved in several charities during his career. He has started an NGO called BeingHuman which will sell T-shirts and other products online and in stores. A portion of the sales will go to a worthy cause supporting the underprivileged. Being Human Foundation is a registered charitable trustset up by Salman Khan for helping the cause of the underprivileged. In its early days, Salman Khan setup and funded the Foundation using his own money. The Foundation has two focus areas: Education andHealthcare. To increase the reach and corpus of the Foundation, Salman Khan has undertaken initiatives such as Being Human Art; Being Human merchandise; and Being Human Gitanjali Gold Coins.In 2011, he launched his own production company called SKBH Productions (Salman Khan Being HumanProductions). Money which will be generated from film productions will be donated to Being Human. Firstfilm made under the banner was kids entertainerChillar Party, which went on to win 3 National Awards, for Best Childrens film, best original screenplay and Child Artists Award .In January 2012, Khan has offered to pay 40 lakh (US$72,800) for releasing around 400 prisoners fromaround 63 prisons in the state of Uttar Pradesh via his NGO. The prisoners had completed their term but due to economical reasons, they were unable to pay a legal fine for their charges.Personal life He lives in Galaxy Apartments, Bandra, Mumbai. He also has a 150 acre plot in Panvel, which has 3 bungalows, swimming pool and gym. Khan is a dedicated bodybuilder. He has a 42-inch chest, 17-inch biceps and a 30-inch waist.Khan has never married. In 1999, he began dating Bollywood actress Aishwarya Rai; their relationshipwas often reported in the media until the couple separated in 2001. Khan started dating actress KatrinaKaif but after years of speculations, Kaif admitted in an interview in 2011 that she was in a serious relationship with Salman Khan for several years, which ended in 2010.In August 2011 he admitted he suffers from trigeminal neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder commonly knownas the suicide disease. In an interview he said that he has been quietly suffering it for the past seven years, but now the pain‘s become unbearable. It has even affected his voice, making it much harsher.ControversiesKhan has been the subject of several controversies, including certain legal troubles. On 28 September2002, Khan was arrested for rash and negligent driving. His car had run into a bakery in Mumbai; oneperson who was sleeping on the pavement outside the bakery died and three others were injured in the  mishap. Charges of culpable homicide were laid against him, but later dropped. His relationship with actress Aishwarya Rai was a well publicised topic in the Indian media. After theirbreak-up in March 2002, Rai accused him of harassing her. She claimed that Khan had not been able tocome to terms with their break-up and was hounding her; her parents lodged a complaint against him. In 2005, news outlets released what was said to be an illicit copy of a mobile phone call recordedin 2001 by the Mumbai police. It appeared to be a call in which he threatened Rai, in an effort to force herto appear at social events held by Mumbai crime figures. The call featured boasts of connections toorganised crime and derogatory comments about other actors. However, the alleged tape was tested in the governments Forensic lab in Chandigarh, which concluded that it was fake.
On 17 February 2006, Khan was sentenced to one year in prison for hunting the Chinkara, an endangered species. The sentence was stayed by a higher court during appeal. On 10 April 2006, hewas handed a five-year jail term and remanded to Jodhpur jail until 13 April when he was granted bail. On 24 July 2012, Rajasthan High Court finalised charges against Salman Khan and his other colleagues in the endangered black buck killing case, paving way for start of the trial.On September 2010, Khan was reported to have claimed during an interview to a Pakistani channel that the 26/11 attacks got a lot of attention because the "elite" were targeted. During the interview theactor had said – "It was the elite that was targeted this time. Five star hotels and stuff. So they panicked.Then they got up and spoke about it. My question is why not before. Attacks have happened in trains and small towns too, but no one talked about it so much." Khan also said that Pakistan was not to be blamed for it, and that the Indian security forces had failed. Khans comments had drawn strongreactions from Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra Chagan Bhujbal, Shiv Sena, BJP and other political parties. The comments were also condemned by Ujwal Nikam, Special Prosecutor in the 26/11  trial. Khan later apologised for his comments. 2012 - National Film Award for Best Childrens Film for Chillar PartyFilmfare AwardsWinner 1990 - Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut for Maine Pyar Kiya 1999 - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Kuch Kuch Hota HaiNominations 1900 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Maine Pyar Kiya 1996 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Karan Arjun 1997 - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Jeet 1999 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya 2000 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2000 - Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role for Biwi No.1 2004 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Tere Naam 2004 - Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for Baghban
2006 - Filmfare Award for Best Performance in a Comic Role for No Entry 2011 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Dabangg 2012 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Bodyguard 2013 - Filmfare Award for Best Actor for Dabangg 2Screen AwardsWinner 2011 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Dabangg 2013 - Screen Award for Best Actor (Popular Choice) for Ek Tha Tiger & Dabangg 2Nominations 1995 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Karan Arjun 1999 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya 2000 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2003 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Tere Naam 2004 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Garv 2009 - Screen Award for Best Jodi No 1 with Katrina Kaif for Yuvvraaj 2010 - Screen Award for Best Actor (Popular Choice) for Wanted 2011 - Screen Award for Best Actor (Popular Choice) for Dabangg 2012 - Screen Award for Best Actor (Popular Choice) for Bodyguard & Ready 2013 - Screen Award for Best Actor for Dabangg 2IIFA AwardsWinner 2010 - IIFA Award for Habitat Humanity AmbassadorshipNominations 2000 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2004 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for Tere Naam 2005 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi 2008 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for Partner 2010 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for Wanted 2011 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for Dabangg 2012 - IIFA Award for Best Actor for BodyguardZee Cine AwardsWinner 2013 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Dabangg 2 2013 - Zee Cine Award for Best Use Of Media for Ek Tha Tiger & Dabangg 2
Nominations 1999 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai 1999 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya 2000 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Biwi No.1 2000 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam 2004 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Tere Naam 2005 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi 2006 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor Supporting Role - Male for No Entry 2011 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for Dabangg 2012 - Zee Cine Award for Best Actor - Male for BodyguardApsara Film & Television Producers Guild AwardWinner 2008 - Apsara Award For Jodi Of the Year with Govinda for Partner 2011 - Apsara Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role For DabanggNominations 2012 - Apsara Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role for BodyguardPeoples Choice Awards IndiaWinner 2012 - Favorite Movie Actor for Ek Tha Tiger 2012 - Favorite Action Movie Star for Ek Tha TigerStardust AwardsWinner 2011 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year - Male for Dabangg 2012 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year - Male for Bodyguard & ReadyNOMINATIONS 2004 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year - Male for Tere Naam 2005 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year - Male for Mujhse Shaadi Karogi 2006 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year - Male for Maine Pyaar Kyun Kiya 2008 - Stardust Award for Star of the year - Male for Jaan-E-man 2010 - Stardust Award for Star of the year - Male for Wanted 2011 - Stardust Award for Best Actor Thriller/Action for Dabangg 2012 - Stardust Award for Best Actor Drama for Bodyauard 2012 - Stardust Award for Best Actor Comedy/Romance for Reaady 2012 - Stardust Award for Best Film for Chillar Party
2013 - Stardust Award for Best Actor Thriller/Action for Dabangg 2 2013 - Stardust Award for Best Actor Thriller/Action for Ek Tha Tiger 2013 - Stardust Award for Star of the year - Male for Dabangg2 2013 - Stardust Award for Star of the Year - Male for Ek Tha TigerBollywood Movie AwardsWinner 2002 - Bollywood Movie Award - Most Sensational Actor for Chori Chori Chupke ChupkeNominations 1999 - Bollywood Movie Award - Best Actor for Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya 2004 - Bollywood Movie Award - Best Actor for Tere NaamThe Global Indian Film and TV HonoursWinner 2011 - Best Host - Bigg Boss (Season 4)Indian Television Academy AwardsWinner 2009 - Best Anchor - Game/Quiz Show for Dus Ka DumIndian Telly AwardsWinner 2008 - Best Anchor for Dus Ka Dum 2009 - Best Anchor for Dus Ka DumBIG Star Entertainment AwardsWinner 2010 - BIG Star Most Entertaining Film Actor - Male for Dabangg 2011 - BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Action Role for Bodyguard 2011 - BIG Star Most Entertaining On-Screen Couple with Kareena Kapoor for Bodyguard 2012 - BIG Star Most Entertaining Actor in a Thriller Role for Ek Tha TigerAirtel Super Star AwardsWinner 2011 - Airtel Super Star Hero for Bodyguard 2011 - Airtel Super Star Romantic Jodi]] Along with Kareena Kapoor for Bodyguard 2011 - Airtel Super Star Unique Andaz - Male]] for Dabangg
Other Awards and recognitionsWinner 2004 - Seventh Sexiest Man Alive - People Magazine 2007 - Rajiv Gandhi Award for Outstanding Achievement in Entertainment 2008 - Wax Statue in Londons Madame Tusssads Museum 2010 - Aaj Tak Movie Masala Awards for Wanted 2011 - 6th AXN Action Awards - Best Action Actor for Dabangg 2010 - 5th AXN Action Awards - Best Action Actor For Wanted 2011 - Bhaskar Bollywood Awards - Action Hero Of The Year Male- For Dabangg 2011 - Bhaskar Bollywood Awards - Most Extarordinry Performance of the Year- ForDabangg 2011 - Aaj Tak Awards - Best Actor for Dabangg 2011 - Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards - Best Actor for Dabangg 2011 - Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Movie Awards - Newsmaker of The Year Dabangg & Bigg Boss (Season 4) 2011 - He was voted the most desirable man by the Times of India 2011 - Colors Golden Petal Awards for Most Chahita Personality 2012 - Bhaskar Bollywood Awards - Most Seductive Body- Male- For Bodyguard 2012 - 2nd ETC Bollywood Business Awards - Most Profitable Actor for Bodyguard 2012 - Ghanta Awards - Worst Actor for Bodyguard & Ready 2012 - Wax Statue in New York s Madame Tusssads Museum 2012 - Masala Award Box Office Star Of The Year Male- For Ek Tha Tiger 2013 - IAA Leadership Awards for Brand Enderser of the Year (Male) 2013 - 3rd ETC Bollywood Business Awards - Most Profitable Actor for Ek Tha Tiger 2013 - Peoples Choice Awards Hindi for Dabangg 2 & Ek Tha Tiger 2013 - Lions Favorite Philanthropic NGO in India for Being HumanSalman Khan- The Real Tiger and Social Worker in Indian Cinema.10 Reasons which makes him Salman Khan’1- Being called as a bad boy doesnt affect him anymore. Right from his First Movie Maine Pyaar Kiya , hebecome one ultimate heart rob of Bollywood and the Fan following which he has from all over the worldmakes him more bad but his Fans still love him and address him as Bhai Which means a brother inEnglish.2- Controversies never left Salman alone whether be it his Girlfriends, Blackbuck Case , Accident case ,brawls with Media which always kept in the news for all the bad reasons yet he is still ruling Box-office.3- Salmans Bindaas behaviour has been one of the very rare cases of Bollywood. If youre in his GoodBooks, he would go out of the way to help You and if you make a name in his bad books, he makes surethat he doesn’t let them go easily Either. One Actor still regrets that from the Past - Vivek Oberoi.4- Salman helped many Actors/Directors/Producers/Music Directors/Newcomers who failed to make theirmark in Bollywood got the shoulder of SalluBhai. Be it Katrina Kaif , Himesh Reshamiya , Sajid Wajid , VijayGalani ,SnehaUllhal , Sonakshi Sinha and so many in the que . For them he is their only Godfather.5- The only actor in Bollywood to survive after giving 16 Flops back to back made an heroic Comeback fromhis Movie wanted and since then it was all Gold for Salman whatever he touched.
6- At the age of 46 , he still claims to be the Most eligible bachelor of Bollywood .Earlier Salman Khan wasvoted as Worlds Seventh Most Best Looking Men in 2004 by People Magazine .7-Some of his fights with his Co-Actors - Shahrukh Khan have been always in the news and to some extentit also created separate camps in the Industry when the fight happened at Salmans Ex-girlfriends KatrinaKaifs Birthday Party. The sudden love between two top most Khans of Industry was lost all of a sudden.8-Salmans Being Human Charitable Foundation has been doing a lot of social work since last few years andit served as a great help to many needy people .Whats Interesting to see is Salman himself ActivelyParticipates in all the activities of Being human and Makes sure that help is reached and delivered on timewherever needed . Well That’s What you call - The Man With a Golden Heart.9-Be it his Arrogance or Bindaas behaviour or Open Hearted, You can Love him You can Hate him but Youjust can’t Ignore him. The love he gets from his fans has been one of things which make him Salman Khan.What’s good on the other side to see is Salman Khans Love towards his Fans has been equal too.has decided to make it official and has launched the Being Human - Salman Khan Foundation.The superstar says he is ready to dole out his cash to anyone and everyone as long as you can givehim a valid reason for it. Speaking at a special preview of his upcoming film, Partner, forunderprivileged children at Cinemax, Salman Khan had a free-wheeling chat with us about the SalmanKhan Foundation and his plans for it.Why launch a foundation when we all know that you are already doing so much charity?You get so much in life. My house is not so big and I don’t have so many needs. Sometimes when youhave an overflow of money it gets spent on parties so I rather give the money here. I used to do thisearlier also but I was very embarrassed to talk about it but now I have started being human. So I’mgoing to show off and talk about it – kissi ko acha lage ya na achha lage. I just want people to knowthat if I can do it so can you. And that’s the reason why I have started this foundation.You know people say that an actor doesn’t even stitch his own pocket … as in that we get everythingand we don’t need to spend our money on anything. It’s only a case of in flow in an actor’s life and Iwant to turn this set concept around and I hope that I have so much money that it can benefitmaximum number of kids and adults. And if doesn’t happen I will start extorting it!The tag says being human. What does ‘Being Human’ mean to Salman Khan?Being human for me is…being human. We all are human beings and I think we don’t do anythinghuman to be human so you have to do something. I mean God gives you so much and you knoweventually you need to start giving it back. Everyone does that, I’m sure, in some way or the otherbut I wanted to start this on my own for a long time now. But I just couldn’t find the time and I’mmore inclined to this now.Your first project was underprivileged kids seeing your movie Partner. Do you consider them yourcritics?
I feel really bad for people like Khalid Mohammad and all. (laughs) No seriously this movie is notmeant for them… it’s a movie made for children! This is my audience. This is my achievement and thisis my goal that people, little kids, little babies enjoy the movie and go back home. I’m in theentertainment business, you know. I don’t want to do serious cinema. I just want people to reallylaugh, enjoy and go back. I think with all the suffering and misery in the world it’s nice to makepeople laugh.So if I want to give the Salman Khan Foundation some money can I just call you up?(Laughs) I haven’t worked out the details yet. I mean if someone wants to help they can knowing thatit’s going to go a right cause because I really don’t need to do any of that jhol. I mean I haveenough… I am putting in my own money so why would I? I don’t have a huge staff so it’s likewhenever I can help anybody I will do it. And if you want to put in money you are of course more thanwelcome to put in your own money!Is it true that you are hoping to sell your paintings for the foundation?Yes. I am also painting these days so I can then sell them and use the money for the Foundation. Youknow when someone starts a foundation like this he becomes a beggar. I am not a beggar. Till myhands, legs and mind are in working condition I will work and I will try and do as much as I can forthis Foundation. I will put in as much money as I can afford to put in.People say you have given Govinda a second lease in Bollywood with a role in Partner. What is yourtake on that?No no… it’s not true. I am nobody to give him a second lease. He is one of the best actors turnedpoliticians. So he is trying to do a lot of good in his own way. And he did do it. But eventually he hasto come back to movies. He is an actor at the end of the day. A good script came up and I don’t thinkanyone could play that role but Govinda…