Born on 1st May 1988 to parents Col. Ajay Kumar Sharma, an army officer and his wife Ashima Sharma, Anushka is their second child after her elder brother Karnesh who is currently in the Merchant Navy. She did her schooling from Army School and graduated with specialization in arts from Mount Carmel College, Bangalore.
Desiring to be a model, she got herself enrolled in Elite Modelling agency where she was groomed by renowned style consultant Prasad Bidapa’. Later she moved to Mumbai to try her luck and pursue a career in modeling.
She began her career as a model with Lakme Fashion Week for Wendell Rodricks’s Les Vamps show and was lucky to be picked as Rodrick’s finale model at the Spring Summer 07 collection. She had lots of advertisement offers since then and she campaigned for Silk and Shine, Whisper, Nathella Jewellery and Fiat Palio. Admired by Aditya Chopra in one of these advertisements, she was casted in his movie ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’ opposite Shahrukh Khan in 2008.
The success of the film and the acclamation of her role was a turning point in her life. Initially aspiring only to be a top model and not indulge in the film industry, this actress is made for Bollywood. She seconf movie ‘Badmaash Company’ showed her in a stunning role and her chemistry with Shahid Kapoor was enchanting.
In 2010, she appeared in Yash Raj Film’s ‘Band Baaja Baarat’ opposite debutant Ranveer Singh and their pair was acknowledged as one of the best in the industry. The movie released with positive reviews and it was reported that it grossed rupees 21.44 crore in the first five weeks.
Her role as a Punjabi girl who manages marriage parties along with partner Ranveer was asserted as her best role till date. Critics felt that the movie rested on her shoulders and she did justice to it. She even received a nomination for the Filmfare Best Actress Award. Speculations of her romance with Ranveer followed her but she never confirmed her relationship with the actor.
Her next release was Nikhil Advani’s ‘Patiala House’ which released in 2011. Despite the film being lukewarm at the box office, Sharma received positive responses from critics.
Her next venture ‘Ladies Vs Ricky Bahl’, again with ‘Band Baaja Baarat’ costar Ranveer was moderate at the box office but received negative media perception. Currentl she is shooting for Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Matru Ki Bijlee Ka Mandola’ , Yash Chopra’s untitled film with Shahrukh Khan and Katrina Kaif. She is a very promising actress who has won several awards including IIfa for her performance in Band Baaja Baraat.
The ‘Dirty Picture’ star was born on 1st January 1978 in Kerala to parents P.R Balan and his wife Saraswathy Balan in a Tamil speaking family. Inspite of Tamil and Malayalam, the languages most preferred in her house, she is also well versed in Hindi, Marathi, English and Bengali. She went to St. Anthony Girls’ High School and did her Sociology majors from St. Xavier’s College.
Later she went to study MA where her first film offer awaited her. She debuted as an actress in the Bengali film ‘Bhalo Theko’ (2003) for which she earned the Anandalok Puraskar Best Actress Award in Kolkata.
Before Bhalo Theko, she signed up the Malayalam movie ‘Chakram’ which was shelved and when later it was restarted, Meera Jasmine took Balan’s place. Her Bollywood debut was not easy with six months of audition before finally bagging the lead role in Pradeep Sarkar’s ‘Parineeta’ which got her critically acclaimed.
She eventually won the Best Debut award and a nomination for Best Actress in Filmfare. After rejecting a offer from the producer of ‘Manasellam’ which later went to Asin Thottumkal, she appeared in Rajkumar Hirani’s ‘Lage Raho Munnabhai’ in 2006. This venture of Vidya became the second highest grossing film of the year and brought accolades from critics.
Then in 2007, she did a supporting role in Mani Ratnam’s ‘Guru’ which did well at the box office. Her next release was Nikhil Advani’s ‘Salaam-e-Ishq: A Tribute to Love’ failed commercially and critically but won Vidya some critical accolades. After such positive response for her performances, she went on to do ‘Eklavya: The Royal Guard’ which was selected as India’s Official Entry to the Oscars’ for the 80th Academy awards.
Her next box office success was Sajid Khan’s ‘Heyy Babyy’ with a worldwide gross of rupees 83.65 crore. Her next release was Priyadarshan’s psychological thriller ‘Bhool Bhulaiyaa’. She played the role of a woman suffering from dissociative identity disorder which received appreciations from the critics.
She next appeared in Aziz Mirza’s ‘Kismat konnection’ which did not do well at the box office and neither was her character as Priya praised. In 2009, along with Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan this magical actress was seen in the movie ‘Paa’. She won a ‘Filmfare Best Actress Award’ and the ‘Stardust Best actress Award’ for her role as Amitabh Bachchan’s mother.
In 2010, she played the character of an abandoned wife in ‘Ishqiya’. She won the ‘Filmfare Critics Award for Best Actress’ that year. In 2011, she appeared in Raj Kumar Gupta’s ‘No One Killed Jessica’.
In 2011 her much speculated movie ‘the Dirty Picture’ was released. The actress played the role of ‘Silk Smitha’ and received mixed reviews. Some felt that Vidya’s voluptuous body and appeal was very dry in fron of Smitha’s grace and charm while some just loved her performance. The movie however, was a blockbuster hit and she won her first National Film Award for Best Actress, Filmfare Award for Best Actress and Stardust Award for Best Actress. 2012 gave her no films till date but made her to confess her love about Siddhart Roy Kapoor. In an interview, she announced that she is dating this CEO of UTV Motion Pictures.
The girl with the best smile was born on 15th May 1967 in Mumbai to parents Shankar and Snehlata Dixit of a Marathi Brahmin family. She went to Divine Child High School and Mumbai University and studied microbiology. She is a trained Kathak dancer and admires this art to the core. She is still famous for being one of the best dancers Bollywood has ever had.
She made her acting debut in Rajshri Productions’ movie ‘Abodh’ in 1984 but the film was declared a flop. Then in 1988 she was offered the lead role in N. Chandra’s ‘Tezaab’ which changed her life for the best. She gained stardom and her first nomination for the Filmfare Best Actress Award. Her success with ‘Tezaab’ gave her a number of successful movies in 1989.
She starred in ‘Ram Lakhan’, asserted as a super hit film, ‘Prem Pratigya’ gave her the second nomination for Best Actress Award, ‘Tridevi’, year’s third highest grossing film and finally ‘Parinda’ which also got her critically acclaimed. Then in 1990, this trained dancer starred in ‘Dil’ which was the biggest box office hit of the year and won Madhuri her first Filmfare Best Actress Award.
From then on, it was celebration time for Dixit. She was regarded as one of the best actresses and more blockbusters came her way. In 1991, she did ‘Saajan’ with Salman Khan and Sanjay dutt which was the highest grossing movie of that year. In 1992, she earned her second Filmare Best Actress Award for ‘Beta’.
In 1993, she again gave a fabulous performance in ‘Khalnayak’ acquiring another nomination for the Filmfare. Her role as a revenge seeking wife in ‘Anjaam’ was appreciated inspite of the movie being an average. She next starred in ‘Hum Aapke Hai Koun’ which is one of the biggest hits in Indian cinema and also earned her another Filmfare Best Actress Award.
In 1995, she did ‘Raja’ with Sanjay Kapoor and had the pleasure of a ninth nomination for Filmfare Best Actress. Her next ‘Yaarana’ gave her the tenth nomination, although the film was declared an average. However after much acclamations and awards, the years 1996 and 1997 were a dark period in her career.
Her movies ‘Premkatha’, ‘Rajkumar’ and ‘Mohabbat’ fared poorly at the box office. However her next again ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’ was a commercial hit and won her the fourth filmfare Best Actress Award. On 17th October 1999, this Bollywood diva married Shriram Madhav Nene, a surgeon who practiced in Denver.
Her first post marriage release was critically acclaimed. Next she did ‘Lajja’ (2001) was failed in india but made a mark in the overseas market. In 2002, she played Chandramukhi in the super hit ‘Devdas’ which also won her the Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award. In 2003, a movie on her name ‘Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon’ was released.
Later she shifted to Denver with her husband breaking the hearts of her million fans in India. The couple has two sons Arin and Raayan. In 2006, she returned for the movie ‘Aaja Nachle’ in which her performance was highly appreciated.
In Octover 2011, she again shifted to Mumbai with her family and is currently a part of the reality show ‘Jhalak Dikhla Jaa’. She has also played her role as a society uplifter. In February 2011, she spent an evening with 75 orphanage kids giving them infinite happiness. She is also the brand ambassador of Emerald for Elephants, a charity project. Her eyes and her still leave people enchanted and mesmerized.
The Femina Miss India World 2000, Priyanka Chopra, was born on 18th July 1982 in Bihar to physician parents Ashok Chopra and Madhu Akhauri. She did her initial schooling from ‘La Martiniere Girls’ School in Lucknow and then relocated to the U.S. and studied in Newton North High School and then in John F Kennedy High School. She returned to India and finished her school life at Army Public School in Bareilly. She did her higher studies from Jai Hind College in Mumbai.
Her mother played an important role in her introduction to the world of fashion when she sent pictures of her daughter to the Miss World pageant. It was only after she was selected for participation that her parents told her and encouraged her about this. She won the Femina Miss India World title and was sent to the Miss World pageant where she impressed the judges with her speech on humanity and charity and Mother Teresa’s influence in her life. She was crowned Miss World 2000 and also won ‘Miss World Continental Queen of Beauty- Asia and oceania’.
After the fashion stage conquered, she went on to capture Bollywood with her charm. However she made her debut in the Tamil film Thamizhan in 2002. Her Bollywood debut came in 2003in ‘The Hero: Love Story of a spy’. In the same year, she appeared in ‘Andaaz’ which was a success at the box office and in her career. She got the Filmfare Best Female Debut Award and was nominated in Filmfare Best Supporting Actress Award.
In 2004, her films ‘Plan’ and ‘Asambhav’ turned out poorly at the box office but later that year David Dhawan’s ‘Mujse Shaadi Karogi’ crossed her way and became the third highest grossing film for that year. Her first negative role was offered to her in ‘Aitraaz’ and she won the ‘Filmfare Best Villain’ award for her performance. In 2005, four of he films ‘Blackmail’, ‘Karam’, ‘Yakeen’ and ‘Barsaat’ did not do well at the box office. Her other two films ‘Waqt: The race against time’ and ‘bluffmaster’ did moderately at the box office. This was an average year for Chopra.
In 2006, she starred in the highest grossing film of that year, ‘Krrish’. Her other films in 2006, 2007 and 2008 were unsuccessful and neither was her performance critically acclaimed except in ‘Drona’ in which she was noted for her physical performance. A dark period always bring something good with itself. Priyanka’s next movie ‘Fashion’ in 2008 was a critical success and won her the ‘National Film Award for Best Actress’ and the ‘Filmfare Award for Best Actress’. Her next release ‘Dostana’ was a financial success and the eighth grossing film of 2008.
2009 started with the movie ‘Kaminey’ which was critical and commercial hit. Her next critic acclamation came with the movie ‘7 khoon maaf’ in 2011. In 2012, she became the first Bollywood actor to be signed by Creative Artists Agency to handle her Hollywood acting career. On the small screen, she hosted the reality show ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi’ on colors. She is also set to release her first music album in 2012 which will be produced by Universal Music Group. Her humanitarian work is not hidden from the world. She is the UNICEF’s Goodwill Ambassador. She also walks the ramp for various designers and has lots of endorsements in her kitty. She is a package of beauty, style, brain and ambition.
It is very complex to consistently monitor the detail with all carefulness and strong emotion ever channeled in the direction of giving the most appropriate before the camera. Aamir Khan has been in acting and very good at this. By refusing to be influenced by monetary factor while choosing his projects, Aamir Khan has consistently and successfully giving adequate time and consideration to each project he has gone into. His creative and natural effect coupled with focus and persistence at which he tackles each role duty has credited to him effective and reputations from the viewers. Aamir Khan Family is into acting. Whenever it comes to acting, Aamir khan always focus and at alert in every bit of his act.
The pressure and curiosity for his prompt joining the actor group and starting being an assistance director on Mr. Nasir Hussein’s Manzil Manzil and Zabardast. His love for acting could be traced back to his days in college where he belonged to a theater group known as “Avantor” under director Mahendra Joshi”. Then he served behind the cotton referred to as clearing house.
His prejudice on acting has finally been cleared through the assistance of his cousin and confidant named Mansor Khan. He did not only make him to see his reality of what he is capable of doing in acting he also featured him prominently in his opening movie, Qayamat Se Qayanmat Tak. Through the part he played in alternative cinema-ketan mehta’s Holi, Aamir Khan had ushered himself into movie world, hence he had got used to standing before the camera. He has attractive look and such charisma that can impress the audience.
Aamir khan maintained focus following his introductory advert as regard acting and in popularity. It is very unbelievable that the number of movies release by him is not commensurate with his level of his success and years of experience. Anyway, his previous roles and featuring in those few film will remain evergreen in the mind of majority. He had contributed significantly so many films such as Raakh, Dil, Dil Hain Ki Manta Nabin, Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander, 1947 Earth, Ghulam, sarfarosh, Dil, Andaaz Apna Apna, hum Hain Rahin Pyaar Ke, Akele Hum Akele Tum, Rangeela, Raja Hindustani, Ishq.
Without doubt, some of his recent films corroborated him as a thinker and a professional star. In ghulam he released in 1998, Aamir Khan as a street smart with Siddharth Marathe who changed from being a dishonest man to a very kind person. Aamir featured as very honest ISP Officer in sarfarosh which came out in 1999. Similarly, Deepa Melita’s 1947 Earth (1999) Aamir was seeing as Dilnavaz that would be remembered for leaving behind himself wounds and bitterness following partition. Considering his versatility, only a handful professional can match his record as regard his creativity. This is found obvious in lagan when Aamir featured as Bhuvan.
In the final analysis, Aamir acted a youthful and determined Akash malhotra in Dil chata hai. This cultism film gave Aamir great acknowledgement.
Born on the January 31st 1975 in Shimla, Preity Zinta was never from the family that has exposure in acting movie. While the father and her elderly brother was in Indian army officer. Her mother is Nilprabha and her younger brother Manish reside in California. Unfortunately, Zinta’s father was killed in a ghastly motor accident but her mother survived with heavy injuries.
Most of the childhood of Zinta was lived at Jesus and Mary boarding school in Shimla. She graduated from Saint Bede’s College with a major in English. Thereafter, she proceeded to another degree in criminal psychology. She ventured into business world through a slightest opportunity as she took part in Cadbury Perk’s commercial. She proceeded to assume a liril girl and part of the rest of the ads. In 1977, she found her way to film industry. Although she made her first appearance in shekhar Kapoor’s, Tara Rum Pum Pum with Hrithik Roshan was eventually halted following her featuring in Mani Rathnam’s Dil se.
Preity Zinta won the Godfrey’s mind of steel award in addition to the Red and White Bravery prize for witnessing against the criminal even in the face of threat, yet she consistently remained unperturbed and resolute. Not long ago, Zinta denied the accusation by a musician suchitva Krishna Murphy that she contributed negatively to her broken home.
Apart from movie industry, Zinta wrote online news on women related matters for BBC. In addition, she is effectively participating in very many social causes including AIDS facts, environmental sanitation in Mumbai, human trafficking to mention but few. She even donated her cash award from Kaun Banega crorepathi to the Red Cross society in Shimla. She was the mohali peculiar twenty20 cricket team of Indian premier league. The understanding and assistance given to the team was in all news.
Mani Rathnam’s Dil se was the first album of Zinta in 1998 having Shah Rukh Khan as well as manisha koirala. She was prominent for her frank talk while her song orderliness remains evergreen. Yet her next movie was also in hot demand. All these put together made won the filmfare Best Debut Award. In 1999, she featured in yet another Telugu movie Raja Kumarudu and plays the role of CBI in officer in Tanuja Chandra’s Sangharsh. She acted as Priya bakshi in Kya Kehna in 2000. Same year, she participated in Har Dil Jo Pyaar Kerega and mission Kashmir. In 2001, she acted cori chori chupke chupke, Dil chahta Hai featured her as a potential lover of Aamir Khan. Unfortunately, her Dil hai Tumhaara that came out in 2002 performed below expectation hence very low sales were made.
Between 2005 till date, she featured as Amber a radio jockey which revealed that he was pregnant without marriage thrice on the screen. She acted as kuljeet kaur in Herooes. She played a cameo role in main Aur Mrs Khanna in 2009. Her newest release as at 2010 is Jahnu Barua’s Hac Pall featuring Shiney Ahuja.
Akshay Kumar was given birth to Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia on the 9th September 1967 in Amritsar to an average family of Punjabi. His father was a civil servant. He began his childhood in Delhi with some parts of it spent in Mumbai Koliwada side. He attended his Primary School at Don Bosco School while he proceeded to Khalsa College where he developed interest in sports. He learns martial in Bangkok on part time basis as he was working as a professional cook. He returned to Delhi to give training on martial arts when a student from his class tips him on modeling, this eventually culminate in his appointment to feature in Deedar as a hero.
Akshay Kumar was connected to a lot of his contemporary lead characters including Raveina Tandon, Shilpa Shetty, Pooja Batra as well as Rescha. At present, he has got married with a former heroine now a business woman Twinkle khanna and their marriage have produced a male child called Araav.
Akshay Kumar failed to command any attention with his first appearance Sauganldh back in 1991 while Deedar Dancer as well as Khiladi all came out in 1992 while Khilade is among the outstanding popularity for the period. The minimum of 6 movies released in 1993 collectively failed woefully. In 1994, Akshay Kumar fully recouped and rewarded with his successful release of Mohra with raveena Tandon, yeh Dillagi with Kajol and Saif Ali Khan, Mein Khiladi Tu Anari with Saif Ali Khan and Shilpa Shetty. He got nominated for film fare Best Actor award in recognition of his romantic character in Yeh Dillagi.
Besides, Khiladei label is appearing to be a success attraction as this was evidenced through his 1995 success Sabse bada Khiladi even repeated in 1986 with Khiladiyan ka Khiladi. However, Mr. and Mrs Khiladi film released in 1997 fall below expectation in this regard. He went ahead same year to assist in Dil To Pagal Hai earned him the film fare Best supporting Actor nomination. Almost all his films could not past the test at the post office 2 years after with the exclusion to Sangharsh with Preity Zinta and Jaanwar.
His attempts in the entertainment show prove to be a right decision in 2000 with Hera Pheri. Between year 2002 and 2006 featured him in Awaara Paagal Deewana, Andaaz, Mujhse Shaadi karoge and many more. Year 2007 was a big hit for him as nearly all his movies in hot demand. These include Namastey, London, Bhool Bhulaiya as well as Welcome. Agreed that Tashan is a little disappointment in 2008, but singh is Kinng was actually given recognition both in india and abroad.
Akshay Kumar only few of his movies were known in 2009. He featured in Chandni chowk to China. His opponents tongue – lashed him but his die – hard fan supported his action. At the moment, Akshay Kumar is putting together 5 movies and they are: Housefull, hellow India, Action Replay with Aishwarya Rai, Khatta Meeta and Patiala House.
Aamir Khan was born on the 14th March, 1965 in Mumbai to the family of Tahir and Zeenat Hussain. His other siblings are Faisal, Farhat and Mikhat. Just like almost everyone in their family, he took after his father by picking interest in film world. His actual mentor is Mansoir Khans’s Qayamat se Qayamat Tak.
The real origin of Aamir Khan is traceable to Afghanistan from a descendant of maulana Abul Kalam Azad. Being the first hit Aamir was trained by Qayamat se Qayamat Tak and he became a sudden sought after by everyone. Since their parents did not consent to their marriage proposal, he planned secret wedding with Reena Dutta, his wife. After 2 children, the marriage hit the rock and finally divorce in 2002. But by 2005, he re-married to Kiran Rao. In 2003, India Government honored Aamir with Padma Bhushan though the offer was rejected by him.
His first appearance was 1994 in Ketan Mehta’s Holia included in the film was Ashutosh Gowarikes as being part of its cast. He was a friend to Aamir but afterward decided to go on to straight award winning Lagaan. Meanwhile, the production of Mansoor Khans’s Qayamat se qayamat Tak in 1988 which is largely modification of Romeo and Juliet that actually brought Aamir into fame. This film became the sought after by the admirers, hence Aamir became the winner of film fare Best Debut Actor Award. Besides, he got a lot of appointment for this same award up the 1996 when he eventually got it. He released 2 films in 1989. Though Raakh was made for private homes yet his contribution as Aamir Hussain was outstanding so did not go without notice. The other film was love, love, love; it is just the love life of a teenager including Juhi Chawla.
Within a year, Aamir Khan maintain the release of between one or two films, many of such are remarkably very popular, Mahesh Bhatt’sHim Hain Rahi Pyaar Ki in 1993 made him enter into partnership with Juhi Chawla and performed excellently. He similarly entered into another partnership in 1994 with one other Big Khan of Bollywood, salman Khan in Andaz apna Apna. It is full or entertainment for his role in Paja Hindustani, he won the film fare Best Actor Award in 1996. His production of Ashutosh Gowariker’s Lagaan in 2001 as also rewarded as the film fare Best Actor Award.
He was about 4 years break from film eventually produced manal pandey that is “The rising in 2005”. The film was received with mixed feelings. He featured in many other films thereafter and none of these lead to failure.
Aamir Khan first time appearance as Director was in 2007 with Taare Zameen par. Besides he made and also featured in the film over dyslexic. The turn over was very impressive in both home and abroad. The long awaited Ghajini was release on Christmas day in 2008. This film was sold in thousands with unprecedented demand. The 3 idiots that came out in Dora were greeted with demands. However many rose against it.
His next production shall be Delhi Belly with Imran Khan taking the elad. Aamir Khan will be defeated briefly.
Biography – Indian Actors – Amitabh Bachchan
Date of Birth: 11 October 1942, Allahabad, India
Education: Master Of Arts (M A)
Amitabh Bacchan is also widely known as Big B, Angry Young Man, Munna, etc. He is regarded as the ultimate Bollywood super star. He was born at Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh as the elder son of famous Hindi poet late Harivansh Rai Bachchan. He had done his studies from Sherwood College, Nainital and Kirori Mal College, Delhi University. In early days of his career, he shifted to Kolkata for working in a shipping firm Shaw Wallace Company. However, later his acting zeal moved him to Mumbai only to become the greatest star of the Indian Cinema.
The journey of Amitabh Bachhan was never easy and he overcame lots of hurdles. Initially, no directors and producers showed their interest in him as he was tall with dark complexion. He was considered as misfit for the role of lover boy. Hi first movie was “Saat Hindustani” which won him first National Film Award as Best Newcomer. His first megahit movie was “Zanjeer” in 1973 and it lifted the career of Amitabh Bachchan and established him as the “angry young man” of Bollywood. He ruled the box office for next one decade where he gave hit after hit every year. His famous movies of that decade include “Deewaar “, “Muqaddar Ka Sikander “, “Don “, “Sholay “, “Trishul “, “Kasme Vaade “, “Ram Balram “, “Shaan “, “Kaala Patthar “, “Mr. Natwarlal”, “, “Lawaaris ” and “Shakti “. In addition to being the successful action hero, he has also shown his calibre in comic roles in movies like “Chupke Chupke”, “Amar Akbar Anthony” and “Namak Halal”. He has given remarkable performance in the movies like “Kabhie Kabhie” and “Silsila”.
AB has a massive fan following not only in India but across the world. His fans span across all age groups from kids to youngsters to old people. His remarkable popularity was clearly evident when he got injured while shooting for the film “coolie”. Millions of fans across India prayed for his early recovery. AB also tried his hands at politics but later resigned. He started his production company ABCL which proved to be a big failure and AB was financially broken completely with debt of over 90 crores. It was then he decided to host a game show “Kaun Banega Karorpati” (KBC) on TV that changed his life. With that success and subsequent hits, AB came out of Debt and made a strong comeback in movies. Recently, he was awarded with National Award for best actor for his amazing acting display of Progeria child in movie “ Pa”.
Awards- Bachchan has won numerous major awards during his phenomenal acting career. His long award list includes four National Film Awards and thirteen Filmfare Awards. He also holds the record for maximum Best Actor as well as Best Supporting Actor nominations at the Filmfare Awards. He was worked as a television presenter, playback singer, and film producer.
Some of the awards won by AB include the following.
Best Actor Critics for “Aks”, Best Supporting Actor for “Mohabatein”
Best Supporting Actor for “Anand”, Best Supporting Actor for “Veer-Zaara”
Best Actor for “Hum”, Best Actor for “Don”
Super star of the millennium, National Film Awards, India
Best Actor for “Agneepath”, Best Actor for “Pa”
Biography – Indian Actor – Shahrukh Khan
Born: 2 November 1965
Shah Khan scripted his bollywood journey with immense success and remarkable acting abilities. He stamped his authority as the King of Bollwood. He began his acting career by working in various television serials. His first movie was Deewana (1992) and since then he made numerous commercially successful films and earned critical acclaim for his performances. He has won the filmfare award for record thirteen times including seven in the Best Actor category. He was awarded with Padma Shri in 2005 by the Government of India for his contributions towards Indian Cinema.
Some of the biggest blockbuster movies of SRK include Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Chak De India (2007), Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995), Om Shanti Om (2007) and Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008). He is also a heart favourites of millions of fans outside India and his movies Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (2001), Veer-Zaara (2004), Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003), and My Name Is Khan (2010) were top-grossing in the overseas markets.
Apart from acting. SRK has also produced many movies and acted as a television presenter. He is also the founder and owner of two production companies including Dreamz Unlimited and Red Chillies Entertainment. He is regarded as the world’s most successful movie star with a fan following in billions. He has an estimated net worth of over Rs 2500 Crores. His wax statue was installed at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum, London in 2005. He was accorded with the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres award by the French government.
Some of the awards won by SRK are as follows:
Filmfare Best Male Debut Award for Deewana
Filmfare Best Actor Award Baazigar
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa
Filmfare Best Villain Award Anjaam
Filmfare Best Actor Award Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Filmfare Best Actor Award Dil To Pagal Hai
Filmfare Best Actor Award Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Filmfare Critics Award for Best Performance Mohabbatein
Filmfare Best Actor Award Devdas
Filmfare Best Actor Award Swades
Filmfare Best Actor Award Chak De India