Shahrukh Khan is a brand in and of itself, therefore he doesn’t require an introduction. As the “King of Bollywood,” Shahrukh Khan is responsible for a slew of box-office successes in the Hindi film industry. The actor has often shown that he can play any type of part, be it a romantic one or a more action-oriented one, or even an antagonistic one.
A number of films that SRK starred in turned out to be tremendous box office successes. He’s adored around the world, not just in India. It’s not easy to pick a couple of the actor’s best films. Because everyone has a different preference, it can be difficult to determine which movie is the finest. However, here are the top 10 Shahrukh Khan films that you should not miss.
The Top 10 Shahrukh Khan Movies
1. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge is one of Hindi cinema’s most popular blockbusters, and the audience still enjoys watching it today. Aditya Chopra directed this love picture, which became known as DDLJ, starring Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amrish Puri, and Anupam Kher.
During their European vacation, Shahrukh Khan and Kajol’s characters Raj and Simran meet and fall in love. The story revolves around Shahrukh’s attempt to win Simran over by impressing her father, Amrish Puri, in India.
2. Devdas (2002)
Sarat Chandra Chatterjee’s novel Devdas is the inspiration for this romantic drama (Indian author). Sanjay Leela Bhansali is the director and writer of the film. Lead roles are played by Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. Five National Awards and 10 Filmfare Awards were given to Devdas, making it one of the most successful films ever.
After losing Paro (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan) to someone else, Devdas (Shahrukh) becomes a heavy drinker and eventually commits suicide. Chandramukhi, a courtesan, begins to visit him (Madhuri Dixit). Paro’s role in Devdas’ life is the focus of the rest of the story. Shahrukh’s performance in the film was widely praised by the public.
3. Baazigar (1993)
SRK’s Baazigar is yet another box office hit. Abbas-Mastan is the director of this bloody revenge thriller. The film has Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, and Shilpa Shetty as the main cast members.
Shahrukh Khan stars as Ajay Sharma, a businessman who is on a mission to avenge his father’s betrayal and take back his father’s business empire from Madan Chopra. Shilpa and Kajol are Madan Chopra’s daughters in the film. All that follows is Shahrukh trapping his daughters in love, and then taking revenge on Madan. Despite playing a villain, Shahrukh received acclaim from the film’s audience.
4. Darr (1993)
Yash Chopra directed Darr, a psychological thriller. The cast includes Sunny Deol, Juhi Chawla, Shah Rukh Khan, Anupam Kher, Tanvi Azmi, and Dalip Tahil. For the first time, SRK had a negative character in a film that gained widespread acclaim from the audience, making Darr a turning point in his career.
5. Karan Arjun (1995)
Rakesh Roshan directs the action drama Karan Arjun. Shah Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Rakhee, Kajol, Mamta Kulkarni, Amrish Puri and Aashif Sheikh star in the film centered on the notion of reincarnation.
What we know about Durga (Rakhee) and her boys is that she is the mother of two sons who are killed by Durjan Singh, Karan and Arjun (Amrish Puri). Durga, who is unable to accept the death of her sons, has a strong belief that they would one day return to their mother. After twenty years, Karan and Arjun reincarnate. The rest of the movie is about how they remember their past, meet their mother, and take revenge on Durjan Singh. Fans adore Shahrukh Khan and Salman Khan as a duo as well as the film itself.
6. Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Karan Johar directed Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, a romantic comedy-drama. Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol are the movie’s main characters. There was a cameo appearance by Salman Khan, as well as a supporting role for Rani Mukerji in the film. The story revolves around a triangle of love between Anjali (Kajol) and Rahul (SRK), with Rahul falling for Tina (SRK) (Rani Mukerji). The rest of the movie revolves about how Rahul and Anjali come together and what happens to Tina.
7. My Name Is Khan (2010)
Shahrukh Khan’s latest film, My Name Is Khan, received plaudits from critics and audiences alike and broke numerous box office records. The film is directed by Karan Johar and stars Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol, two of the most popular couples on the silver screen. Rizwan Khan, a Muslim man with Asperger’s condition, is portrayed by SRK. The story revolves around how he is accused of being a terrorist in regard to the Twin Towers disaster.
8. Swades (2004)
Ashutosh Gowariker penned and directed Swades. Shah Rukh Khan, Gayatri Joshi, and Kishori Ballal star in the film. Mohan Bhargav (Shahrukh Khan) is a NASA scientist who visits India to care for her old nanny. After that, the movie focuses on how his life journey changes.
9. Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
KHNH, or Kal Ho Naa Ho, is a romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Nikhil Advani. Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta are all in the cast of the film. KHNH was the highest-grossing film in 2003, both in India and beyond.
10. Chak De! India (2007)
Shimit Amin and Aditya Chopra’s Chak De! India is a successful sports film. Kabir Khan (Shahrukh Khan) is the film’s protagonist. Vidya Malvade, Shilpa Shukla, Sagarika Ghatge, and Chitrashi Rawat are among the film’s other cast members. The film tells the story of Kabir Khan, a newly appointed coach of the National Women’s team, and his efforts to help them win.
So, if you haven’t seen any of these Shahrukh Khan films, do so right away!