Shahrukh Khan is the most popular Bollywood actor in the country. He has acted in more than 70 movies in various genres such as romance, thriller and historical. Shahrukh Khan is also having the record of winning eight Filmfare Awards for Best Actor. To honour him, the Government of India given him the Padma Shri Award for his contribution to the entertainment industry of the country. Padhma Shri is one of the highest civilian awards in India.
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8 Super Hit and Best Movies of Shahrukh Khan
1. Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman
Raju Ban Gaya Gentleman was the first super hit movie of Shahrukh Khan in 1992. Shahrukh played the role of Raj Mathur, a young engineer from the city of Darjeeling. His ambition was to become a big name in the city of Mumbai with his talent. Juhi Chawla played the role of Renu opposite of Shahrukh Khan.
Baazigar is the first film in which Shahrukh played the negative role. The movie was inspired by the novel ‘A Kiss Before Dying’. The movie was released on 12th November, 1993 and collected Rs. 100 crore. Kajol played the role of Priya Chopra opposite of Shahrukh Khan.
Darr: A Violent Love Story was one of the most successful movies in the history of Bollywood. It was directed by romance guru Yash Chopra. It was the second movie in which Shahrukh played the negative role. The movie was super hit and collected Rs. 193 million.
4. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is the all time super hit movie in the history of Bollywood. The movie was included in the “1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die” list along with the Mother India movie. DDLJ is still running in the Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai, which will complete 1000 weeks on 18th December, 2014.
5. Yes Boss
Yes Boss is another super hit movie of Shahrukh Khan. Juhi Chawla played the role of Seema opposite of Shahrukh Khan. The movie was directed by Aziz Mirza and produced by Ratan Jain and Umed Jain. Yes Boss was released on 18th July, 1997.
6. Dil To Pagal Hai
Dil To Pagal Hai is one of the most successful love story movies in the film industry. The tag line of this movie was “Someone somewhere is made for you…”. Karishma Kapoor and Madhuri Dixit played the role of Nisha and Pooja respectively. Dil To Pagal Hai collected Rs. 580 million, one of the hit movies of that year.
7. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai is the fourth movie of Shahrukh Khan with Kajol together. First Shahrukh falls in love with Tina (Rani Mukherjee) who dies later on. After so many years, Rahul’s daughter tries to reunite her father and Anjali. The movie collected Rs. 1.03 billion at the box office. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai was directed by Karan Johar and produced by Yash Johar.
Swades was the first Indian movie which was actually shot inside the NASA research center in the state of Florida, USA. It was the best performance of Shahrukh Khan ever in his career. Swades was actually a failed movie in India but received the best response overseas.
Article last re-published on September 14, 2015.