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Top 12 Best Movies of Shah Rukh Khan

12 must-watch SRK movies where he has experimented and explored his acting by pushing his limits for the audience that loves him.

Top 12 Best Movies of Shah Rukh Khan

Shah Rukh Khan aka King of Bollywood has been a household name for almost three decades now, his versatile performances have impressed people around the world. He started his Bollywood career with the film Deewana in 1992. Though Shah Rukh Khan is most popular for his romantic persona he has played numerous roles ranging from a lover to a mentor to an anti-hero and so much more. 

SRK has done over 80 films throughout his career and has given India many of its iconic films from Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gum to Om Shanti Om, but here are 12 must-watch SRK movies where he has experimented and explored his acting by pushing his limits for the audience that loves him.

1. Baazigar
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Released in 1993, the thriller film gave SRK his first Filmfare Award. His performance as an anti-hero was commendable, his portrayal of a complex character stuck in the midst of revenge and love made him a fan favorite.

2. Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
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A multi-starrer movie by Karan Johar that showed a strong conflict between family ideals and love, with SRK at its center where the family loves triumph over pride, which ends with everyone living happily ever after. 

3. Veer Zara
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A narrative of love and separation of two lovers Veer and Zara that stood the test of time and where love wins over the enmity of two countries.

4. Chak De India
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The classic film of the underdogs, where SRK takes up the role of the authoritarian coach who aims to give India its gold medal in hockey, his journey as a coach and a mentor to the team explores a variety of narration of a woman’s life and their struggle towards goals. 

5. Paheli
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A cult classic, a movie that transcends death; SRK a ghost falls in love with a woman who craves her husband’s love. 

6. Don
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Directed by Farhan Akhtar, SRK dons upon a role of a suave gangster and a sweet innocent man who is wrongly accused by people around him, the film is a thriller with a mind-boggling twist at the end.

7. Main Hoon Na
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Released in 2004, SRK once again adorned in military uniform became the favorite army major who went undercover as a college student fell in love with his teacher, the film is about patriotism and brotherly love. 

8. Kal Ho Na Ho
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A tragedy of love and friendship where SRK plays the role of a terminally ill patient who helps a girl find her way in life by falling making her fall in love with herself. 

9. Devdas
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A masterpiece by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, SRK as Devadas who is in love with his childhood friend Paro but due to family conflict is unable to get married to her and then a lost lover loses himself in alcohol as her searches for her. 

10. My name is Khan (and I am not a terrorist)
What can we learn from the movie 'My Name is Khan' (2010)? - Quora

A film that showcases islamophobia post 26/11 in the US, through the eyes of an autistic adult who cannot comprehend the concept of hate, SRK as Rizwan reminds people of humanity with his actions of love. 

11. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
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A romantic coming of age film where two people discovering themselves fall in love, traveling from Switzerland to Punjab. The story of Raj and Simran has influenced a generation of lovers.

12. Kuch Kuch Hota hai
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Released in 1998, Kuch Kuch Hota hai is a classic story of first love and friendship, which also explores a triangle love story among SRK, Kajol, and Rani Mukherjee. It is a coming age film and how two Anjalis change SRK’s life. 

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Kangan Agarwal is a News Analyst and Content Writer at Empire Weekly. She is a feminist who loves reading fiction, writing poetry, and doodling, she dabbles with multiple interests and follows multiple fandoms. She graduated with a triple major in subjects Psychology, English Literature, and Communication Studies and did her Master’s in Visual Communication. She has done a documentary on Sex Education and made a poetry book on Death. She loves binge-watching on Netflix and she is currently working as a freelance designer and trying to merge her love of writing and designing together.

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