“Jo Maza Apni Pehchan Banane Mai Hai Wo Dusre Ki Parchhai Banne Me Nahi” with this famous dialogue from SRK’s latest movie Fan , Shahrukh completes his 24 years in the Bollywood industry. Let’s celebrate these 24 years with some less known facts about SRK .
1. Rahul, Naam Toh Suna Hoga
SRK was named Rahul in nine of his movies. Rahul is the name which SRK was named the most. Remember Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997), Kuch Kuch hota hai (1998), Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gam (2001), Chennai Express (2013)? All Rahul.
If you think you knew that, Keep reading. It’s going to be more intriguing as you go further.
2. Haar Kar Jeetne Waale Ko Baazigar Kehte Hain
SRK rose to fame by playing negative roles in his earlier films . Hard to believe ? But this is true. His career was started with doing negative role, everyone used to discourage him. One of his well wisher once said, “you can’t be a hero since you have killed a lady (in Baazigar) .”
3. Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Everyone thinks that Kajol and SRK makes a perfect match and have done most of the movies together . But the fact is Juhi Chawala who is not only a partner in his production but also the female actress with whom he had worked the most. They have done 11 movies together.
4. One Man Show
He had 226 nomination across popular Bollywood Awards, and have won 207 of them. He has won the best actor award 29 times. This is called achievement, isn’t it ?
5. Lucky Charm
SRK has a great fetish for numerology. All of his cars, his email Id, his personal phone number has the combination of 555 or 40. Even his wife and other staff members working for him have this combination.
6. Uphill Battle
He once tried his hand in a small restaurant in Daryaganj but couldn’t succeed. Surprisingly his first salary was Rs. 50 which he earned by working as a usher at Pankaj Udhas concert in Delhi. He signed his first film Kabhi haan Kabhi Na and complete with Rs. 25000/- . He even sold his movie’s ticket.
7. The South Indian Touch
While we all know his love for Delhi but very few know that he spent his childhood in Bangalore where his grandfather was a chief engineer.
For over two decades Shahrukh has been SRK and crush for many. His dedication melded with the dimples has worked the wonder we all know today. From action to comedy to romance, he has well deserved to be Baadshah of Bollywood .