Shah Rukh Khan is the wealthiest superstar of Bollywood, the Hindi film industry in India. He is also involved in film production, TV hosting, visual effects, and advertisements. He is also a successful entrepreneur having a partnership in Kolkata team for Indian Premier League (IPL) along with actor Juhi Chawla and her husband Jay Mehta.
Shah Rukh Khan was born on November 2, 1965, in New Delhi. His early years were spent in Mangalore where his maternal grandfather Ifthikar Ahmed was a Chief Engineer in the ports. His paternal grandfather, Jan Muhammad was from Pathan, Afghanistan. His father Taj Mohammed Khan was a freedom fighter based in Peshawar, now part of Pakistan.