Shah Rukh Khan: 10 rarely-known facts about the King Khan

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Nov 01, 2023

His name

Shah Rukh Khan was initially named Abdul Rashid Khan by his grandmother, and the 'Rukh' in his name is separated as per the suggestion of his mother.

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Aspired to be sportsperson

Before becoming an actor, he initially aspired to be a sportsman and excelled in both hockey and football.

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Film debut

While many people are aware that his first movie was 'Deewana' in 1992, few know that he actually signed four films on the same day.

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Educational background

Shah Rukh Khan holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics, which he earned from Hansraj College at Delhi University.

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Television Host

Before gaining fame in the film industry, Shah Rukh Khan hosted a popular television show called 'Fauji' in 1988.

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Signature pose

Shah Rukh Khan's iconic pose with his arms spread wide was actually suggested to him by director Farah Khan during the filming of 'Deewana.'

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Artificial lens

Following an injury on the set of a film, Shah Rukh Khan had to undergo surgery for a torn muscle and also had an artificial lens implanted.

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Shah Rukh Khan has openly admitted to having trypophobia, which is the fear of irregular patterns or clusters of small holes or bumps.

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Musical talents

Shah Rukh Khan has lent his voice to several Bollywood songs, including 'Apun Bola' from the movie 'Josh.'

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Honorary Doctorate

In 2019, Shah Rukh Khan received an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy from the University of Law, London, for his extensive philanthropic work.

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