Do you know Shahrukh Khan? Yes, You know him. He is the Badshah of Bollywood. Everybody knows King Khan. But, Do you know how Successful entrepreneur he is?
Sharukh is a Bollywood Actor & everybody thinks he earns only from his movies and sponsorship. That’s true but he also owns many successful businesses.
So in this blog, I will discuss the business side of him that will teach you many business lessons, which you can implement in your business.
What’s in it for me?
Who is Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh Khan Also known as SRK is an Indian actor, film producer and television personality. People also recognize him as “king of romance” or “Badshah of Bollywood”.
He has appeared in more than 100 movies and many of them are the most successful movies in the history of Indian Cinema. Shahrukh has been awarded 14 Filmfare awards and Government of India also rewarded him with Padma Shri.
Shahrukh has a large fan base which makes him the most successful actor not only in India but also in the world. He is one of the top actors in the world by income and net worth.
He is also co-owner of Kolkata Knight Riders teams which is an Indian premier league team. The government of France also awarded Shahrukh Khan by Ordre des Arts et des Lettres award.
Shahrukh Khan has an estimated net worth of $600 million.
Shahrukh khan has no nickname but he is known as “King Khan”
Life Story of Shahrukh Khan
Sharukh khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi. Khan Complete his schooling from St. Columba’s School. He wants to pursue his career in sports but due to injury in the shoulder, he can not pursue.
Khan completed his graduation in economics from Hansraj College. He also learned acting from Delhi’s Theatre Action Group along with his colleagues. Shahrukh khan also enrolled in the master of communication degree but he left to pursue his Bollywood career.He also directed National School drama.
His father died in 1981 due to cancer. His mother died in 1991 due to diabetes. He has the responsibility to care for her elder sister Shahnaz who is suffering from depression. So Shahrukh started living with his family in Mumbai.
He married Gauri Khan on 25 October 1991. Shahrukh had 2 sons named Aryan and Abraham & one daughter Suhana from Gauri.
Khan started his actress journey from the serial Fauji. After this, he also played a role in Circus series or Idiot miniseries. He wants to pursue a full-time career in Bollywood and that’s why he signed four films.
He was the first time appeared as a Hero in Deewana which was released in June 1992. Deewana movie was hit on box office and give an edge to Khan’s career. After Deewana, he played a leading role in many movies like Chamatkar, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, Maya Memsaab, King Uncle, Baazigar and many more.
Shahrukh worked on a salary of ₹25000 per month in movie Kabhi Haan Kabhi naa or also sold the movie tickets. In 1995, Karan Arjun was released in which Shahrukh khan played a lead role with Salman and Kajol. This movie hit the Box office and was declared as the second highest-grossing film of the Year.
Later the most significant movie of Shahrukh Khan was released in the same year with the title” Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge”. This film established Shahrukh Khan as a Romantic film and was declared an all-time blockbuster by Box office India.
The movie became the highest-grossing movie in the year with a gross collection of 1.12 Billion rupees. It is also the longest-running movie in the history of India theatre because of Maratha Mandir where movies show was run for 1000 weeks.
In 1996, all the films of Shahrukh Khan went flop, But in 1997 Dil to Pagal hai was released which is another blockbuster movie by Sharukh Khan. Shahrukh Also wins Best Actor Film fare award for the movie Dil to Pagal hai.
In 1999, Shahrukh Khan became a Producer for a company called Dreamz Unlimited. Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kal ho na ho,Chak De! India, Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Dilwale, Raees is the other popular movies produced by Shahrukh Khan.Successful Movies of Shahrukh Khan.
Facts of Shahrukh Khan
1. Shahrukh khan also interviewed Jeff Bezos(CEO and Founder of Amazon) when he came to India on January 17, 2020. He discussed many things with him regarding the business and development that is to happen in India.
2. Reliance Jio also decided that Shahrukh Khan will be the brand ambassador on December 25, 2015. You can check our blog on the Reliance industry.
3. His friendship with Karan Johar is considered as the best friendship in the industry.
4. One of his birthdays, his fan gifted him land on the moon. The fan who gifted land on the moon was from Australia and he purchased the land from the Lunar Republic Society.
5. In 1988, he was awarded for best actor by Zee Cine award but he called Salman khan over the stage and gave the award to him and he said to deliver a speech.
6. He has received an honorary degree from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland and he is also called Dr. Shahrukh Khan.
7. One of the interesting facts is that he does not eats ice cream and he does not like even desserts.
8. He also signed DDLJ’s script without reading as he was so passionate to work for Aditya Chopra.
9. He is also obsessed with the number 555.
10. He motivated Shahid Kapoor to do acting and inspired him to sign new films.
Top 5 highest-grossing movies of Shahrukh Khan
Chennai Express was released in 2013 and directed by Rohit Shetty. Chennai Express is one of the top-grossing movies by Shahrukh Khan. The worldwide gross collection was ₹424.54 Crores.
Happy New Year
Sharukh Khan, Deepika Padukone and Abhishek Bachan played the main role in this Movie. This movie was directed by Farah Khan Kunder and was released in 2014. The worldwide gross collection was ₹383.1 Crores.
Dilwale is another popular romantic film by Shahrukh khan with Kajol. This was released in 2015 and directed by Rohit Shetty. This film also features Varun Dhawan. The worldwide gross collection was ₹376.85 Crores.
Shah Rukh Khan, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Mahira Khan and Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub is the main cast of this movie. This was released in 2017 and directed by Rahul Dholakia. The worldwide gross collection was ₹281.44 Crores.
Jab Tak h Jahan
Jab Tak Hai Jaan is a romantic film directed by Yash Chopra. Shah Rukh Khan, Katrina Kaif and Anushka Sharma are the main cast of this movie. The worldwide gross collection was ₹ 235.66 Crores.
Flop Movies of Shahrukh Khan
|Movie name||Release date/year||Movie earnings (in crores)|
|Zero||21 December 2018||90.28|
|Jab Harry met Sejal||04 August 2017||64.33|
|Fan||15 April 2016||84.10|
|King Uncle||05 February 1993||2|
Income Source of Sharukh Khan
Unlike Kylie Jenner, Shahrukh was not blessed with a mother like Kris Jenner. He made everything on his own. Don’t know who is Kris Jenner? Check our blog.
The Primary source of Income of Sharukh Khan is acting. The major income he generates comes from the movies he makes. He charges a heavy amount for playing a role in a movie. He also demands a high-profit share in the overall project.
Like all other celebrities, Sharukh Khan to earns from Brand Endorsements. They earn from brand endorsements bigger than Films. Charges of endorsements are dependent on the types of endorsements. As per the source, he charges $150,000 for an endorsement.
The other Income source of Sharukh Khan is Stage Performance. They charge heavily for performing VVIP Programmes such as wedding reception and other programs.
Red Chilli Entertainment
Red Chili Entertainment is a company started by Sharukh Khan. Red Chilli Entertainment earns a lot of money every year by producing and distributing movies and all these income goes to Sharukh Khan.
Sharukh khan also has a stake in IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders and Kid Zania. They earn a decent amount of money from this investment, too.
Companies Owned By Shahrukh Khan
Shahrukh khan believes in Cinema, Sports and Children’s. That’s why he had invested all his money in these 3 industries.
Red Chillies Entertainment
Red Chillies Entertainment is an Indian film distribution and production company started by Shahrukh khan and his wife Gauri Khan in 2003. The company is based in Mumbai and provides services such as creative development, production, marketing, distribution, licensing, merchandising and syndication of films in India and worldwide.
The company has a division of VFX known red Chillies VFX is considered as India’s leading visual effect company. Sanjiv Chawla is the CEO of the Company and Gauri khan is the producer of the company. Red Chillies revenue is not made public. So that’s why we can not tell you the amount how much they earn per year.
|2000||Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani|
|2007||Om Shanti Om|
|2010||My Name Is Khan|
|2012||Student of the Year|
|2014||Happy New Year|
Kolkata Knight Riders
The Kolkata Knight Riders is a franchised team of Indian Premier League. KKR is owned By Sharukh Khan, Juhi Chawla and Jay Mehta. KKR is one of the top valued IPL teams.
The team has become champion 2 times in IPL once in 2011 and second time in 2014. KKR has an estimated valuation of $104 million which is second highest in IPL league. Nokia is the main sponsor of the KKR until 2014.
In 2014, Gionee became the Principal Sponsor of KKR, but in 2018 Nokia again became the Principal Sponsor of KKR.
In 2020 Indian Edtech Startup Byjus becomes the Principal Sponsor of KKR while Star Plus, Reebok, HDIL, Kit Kat, SB Nation, Doublemint, SAP AG, Red FM 93.5, Seiko, U.S. Polo Assn., Uber, Manyavar, Dish TV, Sansui Electric, Ola Cabs, Exide, Sprite, Dream11, Pepsi and Sony Music India are co-sponsors of KKR. They have also dealt with Jio, Lux Cozi, Royal Stag, Greenply and Asian Paints for co-sponsorship in 2020. The total revenue of KKR as of 2019 was $4.221 Billion.
Kidzania is an edutainment company that developed theme parks for the Childers. Kidzania Mumbai is a global Indore theme park and the first franchise of Kidzania in India. Imagination Education Pvt ltd bought this franchise.
Imagination Education is promoted by Sharukh and he had a 26% stake in the company, the remaining 74% is owned by Kidzania.
Frequently asked questions about King Khan
Shahrukh is the Richest Actor in the world with an estimated net worth of $600 million.
Shahrukh owns Red Chilli Entertainment which is a movie production and distribution company. He also owns a 55% stake in Indian Premier League’s Franchises Team Kolkata Knight Riders and a 26% stake in Kidzania Franchise.
Yes, Shahrukh khan is a good investor along with an actor. His Investment strategies made him the richest actor in the world.
All Romantic Movies Such as Dilwale dulhania le jayenge, Dilwale, and Chennai Express have made him so successful.
Yes, Shah rukh did two movies on Netflix, the first movie is “Bard of Blood” and the second which is going to release is “Betaal”
There was some clashes in the industry that they are not friends. But, they are good and close friends and Shahrukh khan even attended the birth say of Salman khan and proved wrong to everyone