Shah Rukh Khan’s 27 years in Bollywood

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26th June, 2019 02:20:26 printer

Shah Rukh Khan’s 27 years in Bollywood

It was in 1989 that Shah Rukh Khan made his screen debut. While his television debut was to be Lekh Tandon’s series Dil Dariya, delay in the production led to Fauji becoming his small screen debut 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, report agencies. 

From small screen, Khan charmed his way to the big screen and starred in Deewana, Chamatkar, Dil Aashna Hai and Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman. 27 years in the industry, Khan has a host of blockbusters and critically acclaimed films to his credit now including 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 among others.

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 more than two decades, Khan has had working relationships with the biggest of stars - from Salman Khan and Aamir Khan to Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan to leading ladies Madhuri Dixit, Shilpa Shetty, Karisma Kapoor, Rani Mukerji, Anushka Sharma, Katrina Kaif, Alia Bhatt and Deepika Padukone.

While his utterly impressive filmography remains unmatched, Khan has also made sure to make the most of his time and invest in profit churning initiatives and hone the “brand SRK”.

As June 25 marks 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.

Khan has also been felicitated with Padma Shri by the Government of India in the year 2005. While the Government of France has awarded him Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2007 and its highest civilian honour, the Légion d’honneur in the year 2014.

While Khan is yet to announce his next film, the fans can’t wait to find out what the superstar will bring to the table this time.