27 Years of Shah Rukh Khan in Bollywood: A Look at King Khan’s Journey From Then to Now

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It was in 1989 that Shah Rukh Khan made his screen debut. The actor was due to make his television debut with Lekh Tandon’s series Dil Dariya, however, a delay in the production led to Fauji becoming his debut show instead. He further went on to star in several other television series including Circus, Idiot, Umeed, Wagle Ki Duniya and In Which Annie Gives It Those Ones.

The actor then made his way from small screen to the big screen and starred in Deewana, Chamatkar, Dil Aashna Hai and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman, and has since not looked back. 27 years later Shah Rukh has become the King Khan of the industry with an illustrious career and various critically acclaimed films and a legacy.

Kabhi Haan Kabhi Naa,  Karan Arjun,  Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Yes Boss, Dil To Pagal Hai, Duplicate, Baadshah, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani, Devdas, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, Mohabbatein, Veer Zara, Swades, Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna, Om Shanti Om, Rab Ne Bana DI Jodi, My Name Is Khan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Chennai Express, Dear Zindagi, Josh and Don are just some of the most popular movies of Shah Rukh’s 27 year career.

Apart from an impressive filmography, Khan has established himself as one of Indian cinema’s most loved superstars. Whether it’s his screen persona or his off-screen charm, everything about Khan has catapulted him at a position unmatched by another Bollywood star.

In his career spanning over 27 years, Khan has received over 14 Filmfare awards, out of which 14 have been Best Actor awards for Baazigar, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Dil To Pagal Hai, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Devdas, Swades, Chak De! India and My Name Is Khan.

On the professional front, SRK is yet to announce his next project after Zero, and he recently spoke about his desire to take some time off, and spend some quality time with his family.

Published by Amrit Santlani on 25 Jun 2019

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