Some had it all (fame, money, luxuries) easily and inherited, while some had to struggle really hard and perspire a lot to achieve great success and reach the status where they are now standing with their heads held high up. In a classic example of self-made man, the super star of Bollywood, Shah Rukh Khan stands as an epitome.
Born on 2 November 1965 to Muslim parents in New Delhi, Shah Rukh Khan aka King Khan has seen it all - financial woes, his parents' death and fight for his love Gauri. It is only through his sheer perseverance and hard work that he has come so far.
Khan started his acting career in 1988, playing the character of Commando Abhimanyu Rai in the television series,Fauji. He has also appeared in the serial Circus. Soon, his talent was noticed by the people in the film industry. And he made his bollywood debut with Deewana. The film became super successful. The stars have always been shining for him and he went on to deliver one hit after another. To name a few: Baazigar, Darr, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Dil to Pagal Hai, Chak De India, Om Shanti Om, etc.
Here`s what our Tarot experts have to say about the Badshah of Bollywood:
Shah Rukh is a Scorpion and its corresponding cards are Death and King of Cups. The card King of Cups predicts Khan as an emotional, confident and someone who commands lot of respect. He is a man of business, considerate and responsible. He is kind but ambitious and a skilled negotiator. He is a natural diplomat, a born manipulator, who has attained power by the use of his brain rather than brawn. It also denotes SRK as a mature, strong and calm personality with a creative approach combined with practical common sense. Cups enjoy giving and receiving love and are content to flow with the changes that life brings.
The card Death denotes the beginning of a new life as a result of underlying circumstances transformation and change. It marked major changes. And hence, SRK is now living a life that is totally different from his earlier life.
Besides, being a superb actor, SRK has also tried his hands as a film producer and a television host. He owned two production companies, Dreamz Unlimited (with Juhi Chawla and director Aziz Mirza) and Red Chillies Entertainment. Till now, he has acted in over 70 Hindi films.
Sneak a quick look into what he has achieved till now:
In his personal achievements, he has now all luxuries and comforts of life. He lives with his family in a mansion called 'Mannat' which, earlier, was a heritage building. Besides, luxury holiday home, Signature Villa on The Palm Jumeirah in Dubai and a luxurious apartment in London, he also owns several other houses in many other parts of the world. His lists of luxurious cars are endless. Shah Rukh who owned a Maruti van when he was studying, is now a proud owner of multiple luxury cars including Mitsubishi Pajero, Audi A6, BMW 7 series, blue Rolls Royce, etc.
Shah Rukh Khan's net worth is believed to be over Rs.2500 Crore. He is a saleable actor, a brand in himself. This was nodded by Neha Dhupia way back in 2004 when she said, "In Bollywood, either sex sells or Shah Rukh Khan." True to his tag King Khan, SRK now lives life king-size!