Shakib Khan is a Bangladeshi film actor. He made his debut in Ananta Bhalobasha (1999), though it did not lead to widespread fame. After a few years, Khan established himself as an actor in Bangladeshi film history. In his career, Khan has received various awards, including two National Film Awards for Best Actor for Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na (2010) and Khodar Pore Ma (2012) and seven Meril Prothom Alo Awards.
Beside acting career, Shakib also a producer. His first produced movie was Hero: The Superstar under his own banner SK films.
Shakib Khan was born in Narayanganj, Dhaka, Bangladesh. His father Abdur Rab was a government officer and his mother Nurjahan is a housewife. His father’s job required the family to relocate frequently from one city to another during his school years. He had good results in the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSC) exams.
Besides education, he also had an interest in dancing. He completed a dancing course under film choreographer Aziz Reza. In 1998 he went to Bangladesh Film Development Corporation (BFDC) with his dance master Aziz Reza, a studio of Bangladeshi film industry at that time, where he met a photographer who asked him to take part in a photo shoot. During the photo shoot, film director Abul Khair Bulbul noticed Shakib and offered him the leading role in his movie Shobaito Shukhi Hote Chai. Shakib accepted the offer. But Shakib Khan made his debut in the big screen with Ananta Bhalobasha (1999) directed by Sohanur Rahman Sohan.
Shakib Khan made his film career debut in 1999 in Anontho Bhalobasha directed by Shohanor Rahman Shohan. Khan’s films include: Amar Swapno Tumi (2005), Chachu (2006), Koti Takar Kabin (2006), Dadima (2006), Biye Bari (2006), Doctor Bari (2007), Pitar Ason (2007), Ek Takar Bou, Mone Prane Acho Tumi (2008), Tumi Swapno Tumi Shadhona (2008), Amar Praner Priya (2009), Mone Boro Kosto (2009), Shaheb Name Golam (2009), Jaan Amar Jaan (2009), Bhalobashar Lal Golap (2009), Bolbo Kotha Bashor Ghore (2009), Preme Porechi (2010), Poran Jaye Jolia Re, Nissash Amar Tumi (2010), Hai Prem Hai Bhalobasa (2010), Matir Thikana (2011), Tiger Number One (2011), Boss Number One (2011) Tor Karone Beche Achi (2011), Priya Amar Jaan (2011), King Khan (2011), Mayer Morjada (2006), Amar Praner Swami (2007), Priya Amar Priya (2008), Bhalobaslei Ghor Bandha Jay Na (2010), Number One Shakib Khan (2010), Khodar Pore Ma (2012), Don Number One (2012), My Name Is Khan (2013), Bhalobasha Aaj Kal (2013), Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini (2013), Faand: The Trap (2014), Hero: The Superstar (2014), Purno Doirgho Prem Kahini 2 (2016), Samraat: The King Is Here (2016), Mental (2016), Shikari (2016), Bossgiri (2016) and others.
From 2011 to 2015 he was the president of the Film Artist Association and is engaged in various cultural activities. He is also the brand ambassador of Pran Power Energy drink and Asian Duplex Town.
Since 2011 Shakib Khan has been the president of the Film Artist Association. He has also done some philanthropic work, such as supporting the Rana Plaza cause. On 10 February 2014 he launched his own production house, SK Films. Apart from his film career, Khan owns a restaurant chain in Dhaka named Red Chicken.