Shahrukh Khan and Neeta Ambani. (Image Credit: PTI)

Shah Rukh Khan: My life influenced by women

Bollywood superstar said his grandmother, wife, daughter and other female family members had a crucial role to play in his achievements

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says his life has been shaped up by the women in his life.

“Starting from my grandmother to my daughter now and in between my wife, aunts, didis [older sisters] in colonies, my leading ladies and women directors with whom I have worked,” the 50-year-old actor told reporters in Mumbai at the launch of She Walks, She Leads a book by debutante author Gunjan Jain on Thursday. The book profiles 24 women from all walks of life, including Nita Ambani, Chanda Kochhar and Swati Piramal.

“They have helped me achieve 100 per cent of what I am today. I wouldn’t be half a man without these women. I owe my life to them,” theDilwale actor said.

Khan had earlier announced that he was penning his autobiography.

“The amount of sensitivity I have, the goodness in me has been led by the women in my life, about whom I will one day perhaps write a book,” he said.