There is no second thought about the fact that Shah Rukh Khan is the most popular actor in India. A self made man, Shah Rukh Khan has acted in 300 plus movies. Interestingly he has been nominated 226 times for various films award. His first break was on a TV series Fauji on Doordarshan where he was paid Rs 50 only for his role. Since 1988, SRK (as Shah Rukh is popularly called) has toiled a lot to become the king of the film industry. With a huge fan following, SRK comes with one or two movies a year. While recently not all movies did well at the box office, Shah Rukh’s most films, prior to 2015 would always be a mega hit.
Let’s find out how Shah Rukh Khan spends his money.
Shah Rukh owns wide range of cars: SRK BMW 7 Series, BMW 6 SERIES CONVERTIBLE, AUDI A6, ROLLS ROYCE PHANTOM DROPHEAD COUPE, BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GT, LAND CRUISER.
Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR): Shah Rukh Khan has a 55% stake in this IPL franchise through Red Chillies. With CEO Venky Mysore, KKR wants to achieve the feat of Manchester United. Kidzania is another SRK initiative. This is a Mexican edutainment that is aiming theme parks across the country.
Red Chilles VFX is one of largest visual studios in India. Ra.One and Krrish 3 are the successful films from here.
Red Chillies Entertainment: The Shah Rukh Khan productions have two distinct identities – production and VFX. The production part started in 2002 has a lot of hit movies to its credits. The annual turnover of this production is almost Rs 500 cr.
Shah Rukh, like a true business tycoon, invests his money in a variety of places.
According to 2015 report, Shah Rukh Khan is worth $600 million. Though he charges for his acting on per movie basis, Shah Rukh’s yearly salary is $72,727,000. Shah Rukh Khan is the face of numerous lifestyle, beverage and automobile brands in India. He earns $18,750,000 a year from such sponsorships. If various media reports are to be believed, Shah Rukh charges Rs 20-25 crore per film.