Shah Rukh Khan
Rohan Shrestha
India
2018

Red Chillies Entertainment

Shah
Rukh
Khan

Actor

Khan is one of Indian cinema’s great global romantic stars but has the ability to stop traffic anywhere in the world. His classic romance “Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge” has been playing for 23 years, since its release in a Mumbai cinema; “Dil Se” is the first Indian film to break into the U.K. box-office top 10 in 1992; and “Devdas” screened in Cannes in 2002 and earned a BAFTA nomination for foreign-language film. His Red Chillies Entertainment produces, distributes and is one of India’s top VFX houses. Khan — belovedly called King Khan — co-owns cricket teams Kolkata Knight Riders, which plays Indian Premier League, and Trinbago Knight Riders, part of the Caribbean Premier League. He was inducted into the Academy in 2018.

Career

  • DILWALE DULHANIA LE JAYENGE
  • DEVDAS
  • CHAK DE! INDIA

Education

  • Hansraj College (India)
  • Delhi University (India)

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Netflix, Shah Rukh Khan Partner on Indian Original 'Bard of Blood'

Netflix, Shah Rukh Khan Partner on Indian Original 'Bard of Blood'

Streaming giant Netflix is teaming up with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s Red Chillies Entertainment to produce eight-episode political espionage series "Bard of Blood."Based on the bestselling 2015 book of the same name by Bilal Siddiqi, the multilingual series, in Urdu, English, Hindi and other languages, is set in the Indian subcontinent. It will follow Kabir Anand, an expelled spy who is recalled from his new life as a Shakespeare professor to save his country and his long-lost love. The...

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