10 Most Interesting and Unknown Facts about Shahrukh Khan

The Badshah of Bollywood, Superstar shah rukh khan is a big shot in Bollywood industry who doesn’t need any introduction. His name is enough to make the girls faint on him, despite of their age. For Shah Rukh khan, age is just a number. He still has the potential to give strong competition to his opponents, all because of his killer personality, charm, flawless acting, and sky-scrapping stardom.

He was born to a Pathan family in Delhi. He has no filmy background. In order to achieve this success and stardom, he had a huge struggle in his past life. This post is dedicated to all shah rukh khan lovers because they are going to know some of the lesser known and interesting secrets about their favourite superstar. Some of the facts are so inspiring that you may start loving shah rukh khan even if you are not his fan.

Shahrukh Khan

01. He Started Career with Television

The first starring role of shah rukh khan was in Dil Dariya, a TV series of Lekh Tandon. Because of its production delays, his television debut was Fauji, the TV series started in 1988. In this highly respected show, he was the leading man, Commando Abhimanyu Rai. He earned great presence with his show.

02. His First Salary was Just Rs. 50

By now, Shah Rukh Khan is one of the highest paid celebrities in industry. In his past, he was once serving in Dariya Ganj at a small restaurant business which collapsed one day. His first pay was just Rs. 50. He worked as usher at the concert of Pankaj Udhas in Delhi. He got just Rs. 25000 as a signing amount for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa. In fact, he sold the tickets on the opening day at a booking window.

03. His Father was Freedom Fighter

His father was the young freedom fighter in India. After many trials in several businesses, but he failed. He even started a mess in National School of Drama and ran a tea shop in Delhi. In the National School of Drama, he met several theatre artists and got inspiration for acting over there. When he was just 15 years old, his father died. When he was 25 years old, his mother died. He was badly affected with their death at the youngest age. For his work ethics, he says that these events motivate him.

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04. He Slept on Footpath in His Early Days

When his mother died, he came to Mumbai to try and make his career in Bollywood for one year. In his early days, he even slept on bench with no money at hand. Eventually, he signed five movies in the same day. Deewana was one of them and released first and he debuted with it. As a debut actor, he got Filmfare award for the first time.

05. He Taught the Real Meaning of Love to a Small Country

A young protocol officer, Hugo Garcia, with the Timor-Leste’s ministry of foreign affairs (the newest nation of the world which is balanced between the Pacific Ocean and the Indian Ocean), added that the path to their freedom was traumatic and long. The citizens of the country once knew about love. But, unfortunately, they forgot it because of the conflict. Thanks to Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and his films for teaching the country what love is. In 1999, Timorese first started watching Bollywood movies. According to Garcia, an Indian architect promoted Bollywood films there. They had just one movie theatre. But he managed to start the show of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai. After that, they also played other two superhit shah rukh khan movies, Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham and Dil to Pagal Hai.  The officer told that shah rukh khan won their hearts with his performance and he became the king of romance. During the dark times, the citizens got to know the real meaning of love by seeing his movies. His movies taught them to be courageous, respect women and sacrifice for the happiness of loved one.

06. He Loves Chicken

shah rukh khan describes that he is a great sportsman.  He trains at 2 am. In an interview, he said that Shah Rukh has no unhealthy eating habits and he loves to eat chicken. He clarified that he adds chicken in all of his diet plans. So, it is clear that chicken is the biggest fitness secret of Badshah Khan.

07. He Gives Value to Education

Shah Rukh khan is one such actor who always gives importance to education. Throughout his college and school life, he was a brilliant student. He has done graduation from Hansraj College. Then he joined Jamia Milia University for his Post Graduation in Mass Communication. He was doing his schooling in St. Columbia where he was awarded with the sword of honor. This award was given to those brilliant students who represented their school best.

08. Tanuja – Favorite Actress of His Father

In some of his blockbuster hit films, the chemistry between shah rukh khan and Kajol was best. Both of them are one of the most popular and hottest favorite on-screen jodis in the industry. The pair is all set to show its old charm on big screen once again. They are in Iceland for shooting a song for “Dilwale” which is scheduled to release this Christmas. Directed by Rohit Shetty, the film has been in buzz since the film shooting was finalized. shah rukh khan also clicked a selfie with her mom, Tanuja. He calls her “Tanu Aunty”. He captioned the selfie that Tanujaji was favorite actress of his father.

09. He Loves Sports Since Childhood

He is the great sports lover since his childhood. He was the captain of hockey and football teams. He also played cricket at national and zonal levels. In several interviews, he added that his dad influenced him to participate in at least one sports as you learn lots of things from it.

10. He Signed “Darr” while Watching YRF’s Lamhe

He was watching the film “Lamhe’ produced by Yash Chopra with Viveck Vaswani in a theatre. His secretary informed him halfway the film that Mr. Chopra decided to cast him in his upcoming movie. He immediately left the film running and rushed to Mr. Chopra’s office. It was the time Mr. Chopra casted him for “Darr”.

Manoj Mehra, a blogger and co-founder of Blazed Story, He always trIES to share top 10 listS for India and worldwide to increasE THE knowledge of internet users.

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