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Do You Know About Shah Rukh Khan’s Punjabi Connection?

By: Jasmine Singh | November 2, 2021

Shah Rukh Khan aka ‘King Khan’ is not only one of the most successful film stars in the world, but also comes under the highest-grossing Bollywood actors!

Starting from television, Khan has appeared in more than 80 films, and he has earned numerous accolades, including 14 Filmfare Awards for the same. The Government of India has also awarded him the ‘Padma Shri’, and the Government of France has awarded him the ‘Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ and the ‘Legion of Honour’. Also Read: Simi Chahal Stuns Everyone With Her Latest Weight Loss Pictures!

But do you know about Shah Rukh Khan’s Punjabi connection?

Well everyone knows that Gauri Khan is the love of his life and was there with him since the beginning of his struggles as an actor. However not many are aware of Gauri’s background.

Gauri Khan’s maiden name is Gauri Chibber and she actually belongs to a Punjabi Hindu family from Delhi! Not only this, her parents Savita and Colonel Ramesh Chandra Chhibber actually hail from Hoshiarpur. On the other hand, SRK even though born in Delhi, describes himself as "half Hyderabadi (mother), half Pathan (father), and some Kashmiri (grandmother)". Also Read: Ish Sodhi, A Punjab Born New Zealand Cricketer!

So even though indirectly, Shah Rukh Khan’s in-laws are Punjabis so he has a connection to the state. Did you already know about Gauri Khan’s background?

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