Indian Star Shahrukh Khan turned 47 on Friday
By Sadaf Shinwari - Sat Nov 03 2012, 9:35 am
Superstar Shahrukh Khan turned 47 on Friday and the B-Town wished the “most energetic person” a very happy birthday, reports the Hindustan Times. Celebrities like Karan Johar,
Dia Mirza, Tusshar Kapoor and many more took to Twitter to extend their greetings to him.
Shah Rukh Khan, on his 47th birthday Friday, said he never had big dreams and achieved more than he expected.
Quoted by India’s Zee News Shahrukh Khan said, “I never had big dreams and I just wanted to work hard and be accepted and act in films. I got more than what I had wanted. I will
not do anything to tarnish this happiness.”
Shah Rukh told reporters at his birthday celebrations at his house, “I`m not one for big birthday celebrations. This (meeting mediapersons) has become a tradition. Other than
this friends come and visit,” he said.
He said he was grateful when people dreamt of working with him.
“I just get up everyday and work. I am happy when people say that working with me is like a dream come true for them,” he said.
On his journey as an actor, Shah Rukh he said he liked to do his job.
“I`m just an actor who does his job and gets paid for it. I just pray that the amount of love and happiness which I have received continues,” he said.
“I`m happy other people are also happy for me on my birthday. It is very touching,” he said.
Sharukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India. He married Gauri Khan on 25 October 1991. They have two children, son Aryan Khan (b. 1997), and daughter Suhana (b. 2000). Khan started out his career by appearing in several television serials during 1988-1990. He made his film debut with the commercially successful Deewana (1992). He began to achieve success at the box office from his villainous roles in films such as Darr (1993), Baazigar (1993), and Anjaam (1994). During his years in the Indian film industry, he won seven Filmfare best actor awards and had significant box-office success. Some of his films include Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998), Om Shanti Om (2007), and Chak De India! (2007). While he does his romantic scenes during songs or in his films, he copies the style of Rajesh Khanna, and his acting style has influences of his inspirations–Dilip Kumar and Rajesh Khanna
Born to Mir Taj Muhammad Khan and Lateef Fatima in New Delhi, India, his mother always believed that her son was destined to be a great actor, often citing the resemblance between Khan and Dilip Kumar, another Bollywood legend. His name literally translates into Face of the King.