Shahrukh Khan is an Indian film actor, producer and television host. He is one of the most recognizable Bollywood figures. Khan was born on the 2nd of November, 1965 in New Delhi, India. He was born to Muslim parents of Pashtun descent and Khan maintains that his paternal...Read more grandfather was originally from Afghanistan. As a child, Khan attended St. Columba’s School in Delhi where he excelled as a student and received the Sword of Honour, a school award given to the student that best (embodies) the school spirit. Khan completed his undergraduate studies at Hansraj College where he earned his Bachelors degree in Economics. He later pursued a Masters Degree in Mass Communication at Jamia Millia Islamia before beginning his Bollywood career. Throughout his career in Indian cinema, Khan has appeared in many Indian productions that have been successful overseas, the likes of which include “Chak De India”, “Veer-Zaara” and “My Name is Khan” to name a few titles. His works and performances have earned him thirteen Filmfare Awards, an honor which has been referred to as the Hindi film industry’s Oscar equivalent. Khan’s efforts have also been recognized by the Indian government which awarded him the Padma Shri for his work in Indian Cinema. In 200, Newsweek named Shahrukh Khan as one of the 50 most powerful people in the world.