Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on November 2 – seen here in his trademark pose. Photo: @srkking555/Instagram Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on November 2 – seen here in his trademark pose. Photo: @srkking555/Instagram
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on November 2 – seen here in his trademark pose. Photo: @srkking555/Instagram

Shah Rukh Khan at 55: the Ambanis are his friends, he owns IPL’s Kolkata Knight Riders – but did you know he launched the career of Deepika Padukone?

Shah Rukh Khan became an overnight Bollywood icon with 1995’s Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge – today he hangs out with the Ambanis and is one of India’s most powerful men, but did you know he and wife Gauri started out penniless in Mumbai?

Topic |   Asian cinema: Bollywood
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on November 2 – seen here in his trademark pose. Photo: @srkking555/Instagram Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on November 2 – seen here in his trademark pose. Photo: @srkking555/Instagram
Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan turns 55 on November 2 – seen here in his trademark pose. Photo: @srkking555/Instagram
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