Celebrating 29 years of The King of Romance in the Bollywood industry
Marking 25 june as the 29 years of completion of the proclaimed ‘Bollywood’s King of Romance’ in the industry, Shahrukh Khan made his debut in the film ‘Deewana’ in the year 1992 and ever since has become Bollywood’s favourite. Last night he wrote in his Twitter handle how overwhelmed he has been by the love shown to him by fans, quoting “Realised it’s more than half my life in the service of hoping to entertain you all,”
Known for his role in the blockbusters films such as Kal Ho Naa Ho, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Don, and Chennai Express, there are few movies that are underrated in which Shahrukh Khan’s acting went unnoticed.
5 underrated Shahrukh Khan’s movies
Directed by Mansoor Khan in the 2000s, starring Shahrukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai in the lead, Josh is one of his underrated films. The plot is inspired by the 1961 movie West Side Story. The story revolves around the rivalry between the Bicchu and Eagle set up in the background of Goa, with occasional use of Konkani, featured the King of Romance in a bad boy avatar called Max.
Released in the year 2005, Paheli is directed by Amol Palekar starring Rani Mukerji and Shahrukh Khan is a fantasy film. Paheli was a remake of the 1973 movie Duvidha by Mani Kaul. Despite the fantastic performance by both the actors, the movie failed to impress the audience. This film brought Indian Traditional folklore into life. This film is a must-watch for all the SRK fans.
When playing the role of obsessive love, Darr is the only film that comes up. However, often forgotten that he played a psychopath in 1994 Anjaam directed by Rahul Rawail. This was the first film where Shahrukh Khan was paired opposite Madhuri Dixit and the audience fell in love with their on-screen chemistry.
- Kabhi Haa Kabhi Naa
Starring Shahrukh Khan, Suchitra Krishnamurthy, and Naseeruddin Shah, Kabhi Haa Kabhi Naa was a coming-of-age comedy film. This was marked as one of the game-changers in Shahrukh Khan’s career. He not only managed to grab all the attention but also proved his acting skills in Kundan Shah directorial.
- Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
This movie was much like the actor’s own life- Shahrukh Khan as Raj Mathur who travels to Bombay to earn a name for himself, struggling to make ends meet, he stumbles upon the love of his life essayed by Juhi Chawla. Released in the year 1922, Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman is still a much-watch for all die-hard Shahrukh fans.
In his recent Q & A session, Khan revealed that he is a fan of Harry Potter books and advised one of the Twitter fans to restart the series. When asked to reveal his thoughts about fellow actor Thalapathy Vijay, he responded by saying: “Very cool”.
He further concluded the session by apologizing for not being able to answer more questions. “Now need to get back to the rains….love you all and thanks for all the wishes and #AskSrk. As always sorry for all not getting replies but we have a long journey together so will be in touch soon.”