Today is King Khan, Sha Rukh Khan’s 56th birthday. He was born in New Delhi, India, on 2nd November 1965.
His fans in Pakistan and India display their love for the star by remembering his characters on social media and appreciating his excellence over two decades in the film industry. #HappyBirthdaySRK started trending on Twitter today in Pakistan. Fans sighed a relief that Khan’s son had been released from jail after 3 weeks, for which he was in the headlines for the past couple of weeks.
— Abhishek (@Abhi_Khetpal) November 1, 2021
They celebrated Khan’s many celebrated characters, including Raj Malhotra from Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Rizvan Khan from My Name is Khan, Kabir Khan from Chak De! India, Devdas from Devdas, Surinder Sahni from Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Major Ram Prasad Sharma from Main Hoon Na, and many more.
Every year, Khan’s fans and followers gather outside his house Mannat to get a glimpse of the star, their idol, who appears on the balcony to appreciate them.
— Sachal Dars (@Sachal_Suhrab) November 1, 2021
In 23 years, Khan has won 21 awards.
Filmfare Award in 2011 for My Name is Khan (Best Actor), Filmfare Award in 2008 for Chak De India (Best Actor), Filmfare Award in 2005 for Swades (Best Actor), Filmfare Award in 2005 (Filmfare Power Award), Filmfare Award in 2004 (Filmfare Power Award), and Filmfare Award in 2003 (Best Actor) for Devdas.
Filmfare Award in 2003 (Filmfare-Swiss Consulate Special Award), and Filmfare Award in 1999 (Best Actor) for Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Filmfare Award in 1998 (Best Actor) for Dil To Pagal Hai, Filmfare Award in 1996 (Best Actor) for Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Filmfare Award in 1995 (Best Villain) for Anjaam, Filmfare Award in 1994 (Best Actor) for Baazigar, Filmfare Award in 1994 for Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa (Best Performance Critics Award).
— Shakeel Hussain Khan (@TheShakeelKhans) November 1, 2021
IIFA Awards Received Over the Years
IIFA in 2013 – Digital Star and Best Performance in 2011 – in a Leading Role (Male) for My Name is Khan, IIFA in 2009 – Star of the Decade (Male) for Devdas, IIFA in 2009 – Star of the Decade for Chak De India, IIFA in 2009 – Star Of The Decade (Male) Veer-Zara, IIFA in 2008 – Best Performance In A Leading Role (Male) for Chak De India, IIFA in 2005 – Best Performance In A Leading Role (Male) for Veer-Zara, IIFA in 2003 – Best Performance In A Leading Role (Male) for Devdas.
— Munaf Patel (@munafpa99881129) November 2, 2021
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The star also played the character of Raees with Pakistani actress Mahira Khan as the lead character for the Bollywood film Raees.
It was a big deal for Pakistani actress Mahira Khan. She narrated the incident at the Faiz International Festival in 2016 of her family finding out about her Bollywood debut. She said, “What happened at my house was very funny. I rounded up everyone- my mom, my dad, my brother. It was late at night, I told them, ‘there is this film I want to do in India.” Their response was hilarious.
Shah Rukh Khan Wears Pakistani Designer Faraz Manan for Cadbury Dairy Milk’s Latest Ad. Read the full story here:
Indian actor Shah Rukh Khan has been spotted in the latest Cadbury Dairy Milk’s Diwali Ad donning a jacket by a celebrated Pakistani designer, Faraz Manan. Khan looks spectacular in Faraz Manan’s menswear line, an embroidered White Royal Jacket with floral motifs and geometric shapes. The ad has quickly become a favorite topic to discuss for marketing/industry experts.