Shahrukh Khan (born 2 November 1965), sometimes credited as Shah Rukh Khan, is an Indian film actor and a prominent Bollywood figure, as well as a film producer and television host.In 2005, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri for his contributions towards Indian Cinema.
Khan made his acting debut in 1988 when he appeared in the television series, Fauji. Khan made his Bollywood movie debut in Deewana (1992).The movie became a box office hit, and launched his career in Bollywood. His performance won him a Filmfare Best Male Debut Award.The film Baazigar his performance won him his first Filmfare Best Actor Award.In 1995, Khan starred in Aditya Chopra's directorial debut Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge he won his second Filmfare Best Actor Award.In 1998, Khan starred in Karan Johar's directorial debut, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, which was the biggest hit of the year. His performance won him his fourth Best Actor award at the Filmfare.Khan's success continued with Aditya Chopra's 2000 film, Mohabbatein, co-starring Amitabh Bachchan,and Khan's performance as a college teacher won him his second Critics Award for Best Performance.In 2002, Khan received acclaim for playing the title role in Sanjay Leela Bhansali's award-winning period romance, Devdas.
One of his most successful works was the multiple award-winning 2007 film, Chak De India, about the Indian women's national hockey team. Earning over Rs 639 million, Chak De India became the third highest grossing movie of 2007 in India and won yet another Filmfare Best Actor Award for Khan.