Shah Rukh Khan, the King of Romance, has been ruling the Hindi film industry for the last two decades. His effortless execution of dialogues and charisma make him among the most celebrated Bollywood actors of all time. Today on his 55th birthday, relish some of his best performances of all times on Amazon Prime Video:
Shah Rukh Khan made his silver screen debut with the Rishi Kapoor and Divya Bharati starrer, essaying a second lead. The film was a massive hit, with SRK winning his first Filmfare award through his gripping performance. Deewana is a story of a singer marries his biggest fan, but his uncle plans to kill him in order to gain his money. Watch Deewana on Amazon Prime Video.
The Abbas-Mustan crime thriller stars Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Dalip Tahil, Rakhee Gulzar, Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Siddharth, Johnny Lever, Ananth Narayan Mahadevan and Daboo Malik, among others. Baazigar revolves around a young man with a vendetta against a business tycoon, where he seduces and kills his eldest daughter, proceeding to do the same with his younger daughter. The plot thickens as she begins to suspect her new lover’s ulterior motive. This was the first time Shah Rukh played the role of an antagonist in a film. Watch Baazigar on Amazon Prime Video.
Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
In the Aziz Mirza directorial, Shah Rukh Khan plays Raj Mathur, a budding engineer who comes to Mumbai in search of a job. Raju comes to Bombay chasing his dreams, but keeps losing out on opportunities. His love, Renu helps him find a job. Success goes to his head until one day a tragic accident destroys his reputation. Watch Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman on Amazon Prime Video.
Written and directed by Yash Chopra, Darr features Shah Rukh Khan in the role of an obsessive lover Rahul who wants to gain control over his muse Kiran (Juhi Chawla). Kiran plans to marry a navy officer but she is also the object of SRK’s obsession. SRK received tremendous praise for Darr for making bad look good. Watch Darr on Amazon Prime Video.
Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jaayenge
Romantic drama Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge recently completed 25 years of its release. It gave Indian cinema one of its most-loved onscreen couples in Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol. The cult film is a directorial debut of Aditya Chopra and also stars Amrish Puri, Farida Jalal, Anupam Kher, Mandira Bedi, Himani Shivpuri, Parmeet Sethi and Satish Shah among others.
The film recently completed its 20th year, The Aditya Chopra directorial is packed with dollops of romance, delightful locations, friendship and peppy songs. The movie stars Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan, Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty, Jugal Hansraj, Kim Sharma, Jimmy Sheirgill, Anupam Kher and Archana Puran Singh among others. The film is about the battle between love and fear, between two stubborn men and their opposing beliefs and the outcome of the love stories of 3 couples. Watch Mohabbatein on Amazon Prime Video.
Om Shanti Om
Remember, “Picture abhi baaki hai mere dost?” and “Ek chutki sindoor ki keemat..” Farah Khan and Shah Rukh Khan collaborated for Om Shanti Om in this 2007’s reincarnation revenge drama, and the result was spectacular. The film had some great songs and dialogues, which are evergreen. In the 1970s, Om, an aspiring actor, is murdered, but is immediately reincarnated into the present day. He attempts to discover the mystery of his demise and find Shanti, the love of his previous life. Watch Om Shanti Om on Amazon Prime Video.
Fauji is SRK’s first on-screen appearance ever where he played the role of lieutenant Abhimanyu Rai in this tv series based on the Indian Army. Fauji is a Highly popular TV Series about a batch of trainees into a commando school, their training and eventual induction as soldiers. If you are a true SRK fan, you defineaty can’t miss out on watching Fauji on Amazon Prime Video.