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Shah Rukh Khan 7 things worth knowing as legendary Bollywood actor celebrates 23 years in industry

For 23 years, Shah Rukh Khan has entertained Bollywood movie lovers with blockbusters such as 'My Name is Khan', check out 9 things worth knowing as he celebrates 23 years in the movie industry

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Shahrukh Khan

23 years ago, Bollywood actor, Shahrukh Khan, made his debut into the movie industry.

From 'My Name is Khan' to 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, the actor has created a name for himself among Bollywood lovers in Africa.

Check out 9 things worth knowing about the talented actor.

  • Shahrukh Khan is known as the ‘King of Bollywood’ in India.

  • Khan kicked off his career in 1992 , with the movie 'Deewana' which won him a Filmfare Award for Best Debut Male.

  • Khan's upcoming movies include ‘Dilwale’, ‘Fan’ and ‘Raees’

  • To mark his 23 years in industry, his Twitter fans created the currently trending hashtag #23YearsOfSrk to express their love for him.

  • The award winning actor has starred in 55 movies in a 23 year of career span.

  • ‘My Name is Khan’, 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai,' ‘Chennai Express’ and ‘Happy New Year’ are some of his blockbusters.

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express play

Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone in Chennai Express


  • Los Angeles Times once described the actor as perhaps "the world's biggest movie star."

  • He is one of the richest actors in the world, with an estimated net worth of US$400–600 million.

  • Khan has won several awards, including 14 Filmfare Awards.

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