If You Haven’t Watched These SRK-Starrer Films, You Are Probably Living Under A Rock!
As the romance king of Bollywood completed 29 years in Bollywood, there is no better opportunity to applaud Shah Rukh Khan’s best work. King Khan marked his debut in Bollywood with the film Deewana in 1992 and instantly won hearts with his charming looks and impeccable acting skills. No one had ever imagined that an economics graduate from the eminent Hansraj college of Delhi University would become a household name and swipe the Hindi film industry with his popularity. With a three decade long and successful career in Indian cinema, Khan has over 90 films to his credit.
Here are the best 5 movies of King Khan that you must revisit to understand the depth that Shah Rukh Khan puts in every character he essays on-screen:
Darr is regarded as one of the most significant works of Shah Rukh in a negative character. Starring Juhi Chawla and Sunny Deol, Darr revolved around the story of a love story turned into an obsession. From the storyline to the character portrayal of a psychopath lover, there is nothing that you can ignore about this movie. Darr deals with a prominent subject and is still fresh in die-hard Shah Rukh lovers! Guys, this is a must-watch!
Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Directed by Nikkhil Advani, Kal Ho Naa Ho is a heartbreaking love story of a person suffering from cancer who is hell-bent on making his soulmate’s life better even if it means he has to conceal his love for her. The character of Aman Mathur is not an easy role to play, but when it is Shah Rukh Khan essaying the role, you just know that Khan will justify it at every point. Watching the movie will bring tears to your eyes but more than that, you’ll be shocked to see the convincing power of Shah Rukh’s acting! It’s a story of a lifetime!
Swades is directed by ace filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker and starring Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, Rajesh Vivek is a story of a man’s undying love for his homeland. Shah Rukh Khan essays the role of Mohan Bhargava, an NRI who returns to his homeland to feel the real problems faced by villagers living in remote areas. Though the movie’s storyline is intriguing in itself, what makes the film a masterpiece is Shah Rukh’s portrayal of the character. He embraces the character so effortlessly that while watching the movie, you can feel at every moment that no one can do the part better than Shah Rukh himself!
My Name Is Khan (2010)
Directed by Karan Johar and produced by Hiroo Yash Johar and Gauri Khan, My Name Is Khan is hailed as that one film that tested the length and breadth of Shah Rukh’s talent. The story revolves around the journey of an Indian Muslim man played by Shah Rukh Khan who is suffering from Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism that impacts social interaction abilities. The storyline is powerful and hits you right with reality. The dark and problematic character portrayed by Khan is nothing less than brilliant. We won’t say more as this film definitely needs your attention, and you aren’t gonna regret it!
Dear Zindagi (2016)
Directed by brilliant filmmaker Gauri Shinde and starring Shah Rukh Khan and Alia Bhatt, Dear Zindagi deals with the story of a simple girl who is battling life problems just as we all are. The film is a significant step towards talking about mental health. Shah Rukh Khan essays the role of a mental health expert who makes you see life totally from a different perspective and eventually makes you fall in love with zindagi. Truth be told, only Shah Rukh’s charming eyes can do that!