Forbes Magazine has labelled Shahrukh Khan as the biggest movie star in the world.
A report published in Forbes which says, “the numbers prove that Bollywood’s Shah Rukh Khan is the biggest movie star in the world.”
India’s film industry turns out more films annually than both the U.S. and China. In 2012, Bollywood sold 2.6 billion cinema seats, compared to Hollywood’s 1.36 billion tickets.
In 2014, SRK was making more money than Tom Cruise.
And the quietly- spoken smoker with the lean frame, thick head of hair and neat line in self-deprecating humor knows how to leverage his fame for business. He’s starred in over 70 films with the latest, Dilwale, meaning big-hearted, playing to appreciative audiences.
Shah Rukh Khan (also known as “King Khan”) has been in more than 50 Hindi films and has won 13 Filmfare awards, regarded as the “Bollywood Oscars”. He is the biggest star in Hindi cinema and this means billions of fans (Bollywood has a global audience of 3.6 billion; Hollywood has 2.5 billion).
King Khan, as he’s known in India, owns production house Red Chillies Entertainments, Indian Premier League cricket franchise Kolkata Knight Riders, and children’s entertainment company KidZania.