So, you’ve decided to travel abroad. To be friends with foreign people is easy. The ice-breaker question can be, “Have you ever been to India or would you like to?”. No matter what their answer be, but, in most cases their answers will include Two names, “Taj Mahal” and “Shahrukh Khan“.
Such is the popularity of this superstar of the Indian cinema. From portraying a ‘Fauji’ on television to playing the role of a prejudiced Muslim in ‘My name is Khan’, he has done it all. He is called ‘The King Khan’ of Bollywood. 14 Filmfare awards, a Padma shri, a production house and an IPL team, Shahrukh Khan has conquered all. He has acted in over 80 Bollywood movies. Here’s a Best Top 10 Shah Rukh Khan Movies List:
My Name Is Khan (2010)
My Name Is Khan
SRK plays the lead role of ‘Rizwan’, an Indian Muslim man with Asperger’s syndrome who journeys across America with an aim in mind. Plot of the movie is inspired from a true story where a simple and honest Rizwan tries to reach the president of US to convey him that every Muslim cannot be labelled as a terrorist post September 11 attacks. SRK was awarded as the best actor for the Eighth time for this movie.
Chak de India (2007)
Chak de India
The film is about a disgraced hockey player, Kabir Khan. He is falsely accused of his adulteration to Indian hockey team. To earn back his honor and prove his loyalty for India, he decides to coach Indian women’s hockey team. The film shows his struggle with the players and how he transforms a group of stubborn and ruthless players into world champions. SRK played the role of Kabir Khan. The film was a blockbuster and had won the National award and was also critically acclaimed.
Another critically acclaimed film from our favorite Bollywood hero. SRK was in the lead role of Mohan Bhargava, a successful and a lonely NASA scientist living in US. He travels to India to bring back his nanny with him and hence, sees the life of a poor villager in India. Common issues of poverty, electricity, caste-ism, dowry, etc. stuns him to the core. He then discovers his roots.
A Romantic drama film with SRK as ‘Veer'(an Indian) and Preity Zinta as ‘Zara'(A Pakistani). With a court-case in the backdrop, where SRK is in a jail in Pakistan, arrested for being an Indian spy. Film is about the love story of Veer and Zara. Their love is beyond boundaries, cultures and time.
Kal Ho Na Ho (2003)
Kal Ho Na Ho
A Romantic drama film. SRK plays the role of a cancer patient who believes in giving happiness to others. He falls in love with Naina (played by Preity Zinta) and his aim in life is to bring joy to her life. SRK’s romantic title song of the movie stayed in everyone’s minds.
Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s direction was the Third Hindi version of Sharat Chandra’s novel, ‘Devdas’. SRK plays a role of an emotional distressed and an alcoholic Devdas, who is loved by Two women at the same time, ‘Chandramukhi’ and ‘Paaro’.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)
Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham
Karan Johar’s film was a blockbuster with all the successful ingredients. SRK shared the screen with Amitabh Bachchan for the First time. It was a family drama story of a business tycoon Yashvardhan Rai Bachchan. Romancing with Kajol in his business suits, SRK stole every girl’s heart.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Another of Karan Johar’s romantic direction. Story of a love triangle of Three best friends in a college. Every girl yelled SRK’s name whenever the song ‘Koi Mil gya….’ was played.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge (1995)
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge
A film which categorized SRK as a romantic hero. Set in London, Punjab and Switzerland, SRK and Kajol were an instant hit with the audiences. After this film, every girl dreamt of meeting a Raj and every guy of a Simran.
SRK played the role of anobsessive psycho lover. SRK’s “kkkkk Kiran” is quite synonymous.