Badshah Khan's debut film was 'Dil Aashna Hai' but due to delay in its release, 'Deewana' got the tag of his debut movie.(Images from Instagram and Twitter)
Shah Rukh was a low scorer in Hindi but immensely loved watching Hindi movies. Hence, his mother offered him the bribe to take him to cinema if he scores good in Hindi. And, he did it and watched Dev Anand's Joshila.
The man who is now the emperor of millions of rupees earned Rs50 as his first salary. He got his first income for working as an escort in the Pankaj Udhas concert in Delhi in early 80s. Shah Rukh used this money to board a train to Agra and see Taj Mahal.
There runs an interseting story behind his casting in the movie Darr! Shah Rukh was watching Yash Chopra's Lamhe in a theatre when his secretary told him that Mr. Chopra is considering to make him the part of his upcoming movie. Shah Rukh left the movie in mid and rushed to Yash Chopra's office. Ultimately, he did the role of the antagonist in Darr.
Before entering into the showbiz, Shah Rukh ventured into the restaurant business in Old Delhi Dariya Ganj.
Shah Rukh has phobia of riding horses . Apart from it, he has helluva dislike for ice creams as well.
Do you know your heartthrob Khan is superstitious about numbers! All his cars have the numbers 555, even his email id and personal mobile number contain these digits. He firmly believes that it brings him good luck.
Shah Rukh has exceptional 'prem' for his pyjamas. He makes sure that his pyjamas are freshly ironed before he goes to bed. He never wears slippers as he hates his feet being uncovered.