Shahrukh-the King-Khan, turns a glorious 50!



The badshah of all times, the King of Bollywood, every girl’s heartthrob, the quintessential romantic hero, such statements are indeed no enough to describe the superstar of Indian cinema, Shahrukh Khan. Being one of the most celebrated actors, it is thus a given that the King of Bollywood lead a celebrated life, then be it the dream-house Mannat, or SRK being the audience’s favourite, regardless of what he does. SRK’s fandom has, for years, been touching skies; he is a real inspiration, and motivator to his fans. Over the years, his fans have learnt never to lose hope, through Chak De! India, willingly taken the risk to fight for their love, inspired by DDLJ, and believed in friendship through Kuch kuch hota hai. He has gone from playing an army man to the quintessential lover, and each performance that he has given so far in his longstanding career, has been phenomenal!

The secret behind his successful career,  lies a hardworking man who grew up in Delhi.

SRK, the hugely successful actor and entrepreneur, had his humble beginnings in the capital of the country, Delhi. He did his schooling from St. Columbus School and achieved the highest award while at school, the Sword of Honor. He went on to complete his graduation from Hansraj College in Delhi University, where he actively participated in stage plays. While at Delhi University, he also spent time in the Delhi Theatre Action Group, under the mentorship of theatre director Barry John. He began studying for a master’s degree in Mass Communication from Jamia Millia Islamia University, but left to pursue his acting career instead.

His life has been an upward climb on the ladder of success. He began his struggle with television, making his debut with Fauji He later diversified into shows like Circus, Idiot, Umeed and Wagle ki duniya.

King Khan moved to Mumbai from Delhi to pursue a full-time career in Bollywood, and finally gave his first big screen performance with Deewana. Ever since, he has been shining like a star and with hardwork made the most of it, by becoming one of the undisputed superstar of Hindi Cinema.

Nobody can compare to the zeal with which he portrays every single character he plays on screen. His life has been a beautiful journey that has set a great example of self confidence for many. His charismatic performances have triggered the hearts of audiences all over the world. Shahrukh Khan is surely a living legend, and, on his 50th birthday today, TEHELKA wished him all the success, and hope that his fans get the opportunity of seeing him for another glorious 23 years.



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