This day is not less than a celebration for his fans. Every year thousands of Shah Rukh’s fans spend hours in front of his house ‘Mannat’ for a glimpse of his superstar on his birthday. And Shahrukh Khan is also known to his loved ones without making them angry. But due to the Corona epidemic this year, Shahrukh Khan is going to be a virtual face with his own Fans.
Shahrukh Khan, who entered the acting world in the golden era of TV, started his career with ‘Fauji’ and ‘Circus’ TV serials telecasted in DD.
Unforgettable Film Debut: ‘Baazigar’, ‘Darr’, and ‘Anjaam’
Shah Rukh Khan, who stepped into the film ‘Deewana’ with Divya Bharti and Rishi Kapoor, did some films in 1993 that did not do the heroes of that era.
Shah Rukh Khan played the hero who kills his heroin (Shilpa Shetty) in director Abbas-Mustan’s ‘Baazigar’.
At the same time, in Yash Chopra’s ‘Darr’, Shah Rukh Khan played the role of a passionate lover of one-sided love who could go to any extent in his passion. The “I Love You ….. K ….. K … K … Kiran” dialogue still a milestone in film fraternity.
Shah Rukh Khan, playing an out-of-the-box negative role, played an obsessive lover in the film ‘Anjaam’ who pursues his girlfriend (Madhuri Dixit) and abducts her. Shahrukh received Filmfare’s first Best Actor Award for ‘Baazigar’. At the same time, Shahrukh Khan also received the Filmfare Best Villain Award for the role of ‘Anjaam’.
King of Romance birth with DDLJ:
Recently ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ completes 25 years of its release. This film is said to be the most romantic film of the Hindi film industry. The film, which came in 1995, broke many records and made Shah Rukh Khan a superstar overnight.
On Shah Rukh’s acting in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, Amrit Gangar says, “Shah Rukh’s acting had something that had never been seen before. There was a kind of spunk, sensitivity too. Where the lips had unique expressions, At the same time, there was an experiment in dialogue delivery. There was also the behavior of a young and mischievous boy. ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’ gave birth to a new kind of cinema.
Where India was opening up to a new market economy and consumerism, more and more. More middle-class Indian families were traveling abroad. While the new generation was adopting the Western culture and the older generation was in the pursuit of tradition, at the same time Shahrukh Khan emerged as a symbolic face of all these changes.”
After the success of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, Shah Rukh became a part of some such romantic films that made him known as ‘King of Romance’. These films include Yash Chopra’s ‘Dil To Pagal Hai’, Subhash Ghai’s ‘Pardes’ and Karan Johar’s ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’, which once again features Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge star cast, Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. Appeared to whom the audience gave a lot of love.
Shahrukh’s romantic avatar continued on the big screen. In Aditya Chopra’s film ‘Mohabbatein’, he appeared in a battle of love against Amitabh Bachchan, which the audience liked very much. Karan Johar gave a blockbuster to the audience in 2001 by bringing together three-generation actors Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, and new generation Hrithik Roshan in the film Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham.
In 2001, Shah Rukh took ‘Vienna’, a beach in Bandra, for a mere 13.32 crores, named Jannat. After coming to this house, all his vows started to be fulfilled, so he changed the name of the house to a vow.
Mesmerizing Negative Characters:
Refreshing memories of Dilip Kumar Sahab’s 1955 film ‘Devdas’, in 2003, Shah Rukh Khan appeared in Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Madhuri Dixit in ‘Devdas’ directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The film received a lot of accolades. Shahrukh Khan’s romantic hero image from the films ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’, ‘Chalte Chalte’, ‘Veer Zara’.
In 2006, Shah Rukh Khan appeared in the new generation writer-director Farhan Akhtar’s film ‘Don’. The film was a remake of the legendary director Amitabh Bachchan’s 1978 hit film Don. Shahrukh was once again adopted by the audience in a negative role and the film became a hit. This film became a film for Shah Rukh Khan to change his romantic hero’s image which was liked by the audience.
Shahrukh Khan and Controversy:
Shahrukh Khan also faced many controversies in his 30-year film career. His visit to the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai was banned for five years for his alleged misconduct with the Security Guard.
At one stage in the film industry, the feud between Salman Khan and Shahrukh Khan was also heard. Shahrukh Khan’s long-time relationship with Aamir Khan also came to light.
Shahrukh once slapped Shirish Kunder at a party, husband of director and choreographer Farah Khan became part of the headlines, and was stopped twice at the US airport. In 2015, Shah Rukh Khan gave a statement on the growing intolerance in the country, which sparked controversy. He faced many reactions. His film ‘Dilwale’ was not affected, so he also issued an apology on his statement.