Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in a Muslim family in New Delhi. He spent the first five years of his life in Mangalore, where his maternal grandfather, Ifthikar Ahmed, served as the chief engineer of the port in the 1960s. We know SRK as a man of struggle with a career line only going upwards. However, most of us don’t know that he made his career on rejected roles. Afraid of tinkering with the image of a conventional romantic hero, Aamir Khan rejected the role of an obsessed lover in Darr. Salman Khan refused to play the ruthless avenger in Baazigar and Saif Ali Khan rejected DDLJ. All these roles fell through to SRK who contrived the offbeat roles with his own style, passion and hard work and made them bigger than life. These roles are what made Shah Rukh Khan – the superstar.
Celebrated by the world and massively loved by a huge fanbase here at India, the Badshaah of Bollywood – King Khan is a man of dreams, struggle, success, charm and the ever so witty hero of the romantic genre.
During his school days, Shah Rukh acted like he was having an epileptic attack in order to bunk a class. His acting was so realistic that the teacher allowed his friends to take him away and make him rest. What happened after shows his mischievous side even more – instead of escaping immediately, one of his friends went to the class again, to ask for the teacher’s leather shoes as making an epileptic person during an attack smell leather is an Indian remedy. The poor teacher had to walk with just one shoe for the rest of the day, courtesy SRK. (Source Quora user)
From sleeping on a station bench, surviving on a single note, taking up rejected scripts; SRK has been through all. A self-made man who had headstrong determination, dedication and patience to achieve and survive what was once termed as an unrealistic dream by the char log around is not enough to define what SRK terms as his DIVINE SUCCESS!
In the battle of achieving something we often fall in the pit of jealousy and envy and forget experienced people can help us to climb the ladder, while in these lines he beautifully describes to be ourselves, and not to attempt to be angels all the time. To make sure we are honest, hardworking and enjoying life. “Life of great men all reminds us, We can make our lives sublime, And departing, leave behind us footprints on the sand of time”
If your Dreams don’t scare you, you are not dreaming enough!