Actor Shah Rukh Khan, who ruled the Indian film industry for 3 decades, is celebrating his 57th birthday today.
Shah Rukh Khan, popularly known as ‘King Khan’ and ‘King of Bollywood’, has acted in many hit, super hit and blockbuster films in his career.
Here’s a look at Shahrukh Khan’s 30-year-long illustrious film career, which has been a hit with fans.
Shah Rukh Khan has acted in more than 80 Hindi films so far and is loved not only as a hero but also in negative roles.
Shah Rukh Khan’s first successful film in his career was Baazi Gur which was released in 1993. The actor played the role of a villain in the film who sets out to kill the man responsible for his father’s death.
2- Those with heart will take the bride
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is the most popular film of Shah Rukh Khan’s career, even today the film continues to be shown in theaters in India.
This film was released in 1995 under the banner of Yash Raj Films, the most famous production house of the Indian film industry, in which Shah Rukh Khan played the lead role along with actress Kajol.
Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol’s on-screen chemistry was loved by fans.
3- The heart is crazy
In this 25-year-old film, Shah Rukh Khan plays the role of a young man who does not believe in fictional romance.
Actresses Mahuri Dixit and Karisma Kapoor along with Shahrukh Khan in this film showed their brilliant acting essence. The popularity of this film is due to the excellent dancing of the actors, for which Shyamik Davar was also awarded the National Film Award for Best Choreography.
4- Something happens
Shahrukh Khan, after giving several hits at the start of his film career, gained even more fame after the release of the film ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’ in 1998.
Written by Karan Johar, the film starred Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol and Rani Mukerji in lead roles and the friendship between the three was much loved by fans.
The film managed to earn more than ten times its budget at the box office.
5- Sometimes happiness sometimes sorrow
After the box office success of Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Karan Johar chose Shahrukh Khan, Kajol, and Rani Mukerji for Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham, which was released in 2001.
The star cast of the film also includes Amitabh Bachchan, Jaya Bachchan, Kareena Kapoor and Hrithik Roshan.
The story of this film is based on the caste system in India and the cultural difference between rich and poor.
In this classic film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, Shah Rukh Khan plays the role of a hopeless and burnt-out romantic lover, who is not allowed to marry the woman he is deeply in love with.
The film ‘Sudis’ was released in 2004, in which Shahrukh Khan played the role of an Indian-American scientist named Mohan Bhargou of NASA.
This is a character whose love for his country is renewed in his heart on returning to India.
Shah Rukh Khan’s film didn’t do very well at the box office, but the film was recognized by critics and award shows.
8- Check! India
Released in 2007, the film ‘Chak De! In ‘India’, Shah Rukh Khan has played the role of the coach of the Indian women’s hockey team.
This is a character who soon realizes that the hockey team is plagued by internal differences and rivalries and then becomes determined that everyone must work together to make a successful team.
9- My name is Khan
The film ‘My Name Is Khan’ directed by Karan Johar was released in 2010.
In this film, Shahrukh Khan decided to do a completely different experiment away from his usual romantic roles and presented the subject of Islamophobia on screen with great sensitivity and emotion with his brilliant acting.
The movie ‘Don’, directed by Farhan Akhtar, was released in 2006, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Priyanka Chopra.
This film is a remake of Amitabh Bachchan’s 1978 classic film ‘Don’.
The film was praised by fans for its action sequences, soundtrack, production design and cinematography.