He is called King Khan for he has the heart of a Badshah in real sense…Shahrukh Khan, the heartthrob of millions around the globe has turned 51 this November. We take a look at the lesser known facts about the superstar…
- The actor sold tickets at the booking window of a Mumbai theatre on the opening day of his 1994 film, Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa, directed by Kundan Shah. He was paid Rs 25,000 for that film.
- One of the reasons why Shah Rukh bought Mannat — his palatial bungalow in Juhu, Mumbai, was that he wanted to have an exclusive prayer room. He’s been quoted as saying that if he was penniless, he would sell everything but Mannat.
- He makes sure his sleeping pyjamas are freshly-ironed every night because he believes that “one never knows who one may meet in dreams.”
- His favourite actor is Dilip Kumar, and his favourite actresses are Mumtaz and Saira Banu.
His personal bodyguard’s name is Yasmin Khan. When his bodyguard got married, Shahrukh gifted him a flat that is located beside his residence Mannat.