1. The actor is said to have not been very good in Hindi during his school days. However, his mother promised to take him to the cinema if he passed. Having a love for films from an early age, Khan scored top marks from then on.
2. Before becoming a star, ShahRukh Khan ran a restaurant in Dariya Ganj in New Delhi, India for a brief period.
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3. Shah Rukh feels he is not a good swimmer and feels shy swimming in front of people.
4. Shah Rukh does not like ice cream. Hard to believe but true! and the superstar is also scared of riding horses.
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5. Shah Rukh wears his wedding ring on his right hand. He makes sure that his pyjamas are freshly ironed every night because as he says you never know who you might meet in your dreams.
6. Shah Rukh’s first earnings was Rs. 50, which he received for working as an usher at a Pankaj Udhas concert in New Delhi. He later travelled to Agra to see the Taj Mahal with that money.
7. ShahRukh Khan’s first name ‘Shah Rukh’ means ‘face of the King’. Though he was named Shahruck, he prefers to spell it as ShahRukh.
8. The reason why ShahRukh took up Mass Communications (film making) is because he always had a fondness for Television commercials.
9. ShahRukh is a chain cigarette smoker and is known to smoke at least 2 packs a day.
10. ShahRukh and his son Aryan are major WWE Wrestling fans.
11. All of Shah Rukh’s car registration numbers read 555 as he is very superstitious about it and believes it brings him good luck.
12. ShahRukh Khan’s favourtie book is The Hitch-Hiker’s Guide To The Galaxy by Douglas Adams. He has a dog named Chewbacca. The actor also has four other dogs – Dash, Hulk, Kai and Juicy.