The King Of Bollywood , SRK started his career as a Hero in Film Industry”Deewana” in year 1992. He even achieved Filmfare Award for the Best Male Debut for this film. And now, The King Of Bollywood has completed 30 years in Indian Film Industry. His stupendous acting in movies makes him always hang on to the title of The King Of Bollywood. Some of the popular and biggest hit films in which The King Of Bollywood acted are as follows-
- Darr (1993)
- Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge (1995)
- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
- Om Shanti Om (2007)
- Chak De! India (2007)
- Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham (2001)
- Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
- Veer Zaara (2004)
- Chak De India (2007)
- Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008)
- My Name Is Khan (2010)
- Don 2 (2011)
- Chennai Express (2013)
- Raees (2017)
The King Of Bollywood will always be SRK. No matter how many years will surpass , when anyone will search King Of Bollywood , Google will always show results for SRK.
There are numerous reasons to call SRK the King Of Bollywood . Here, we tell you 10 top reasons why SRK will always be The King Of Bollywood. Let’s begin-
1- Bollywood’s Biggest Romantic Actor
What does Romance mean to you ? Well, ask any Bollywood Fan and you will get only one answer- The King Of Bollywood Shahrukh Khan! It is safe to say that King Of Bollywood Shah Rukh Khan has become synonymous with romance in the Indian Industry. All of us fell for him when he fell for Simran in DDLJ, and his charm continues to make everyone of us fall in love with him even today. Some of his famous romantic dialogues in Film Industry are-
2- Signature Step of SRK,the King Of Bollywood
As we all know that the King of Bollywood’s signature pose is known to each any every Bollywood Fan. In Bollywood movies, many times SRK stole our hearts with his signature pose in Film Industry and globally.
In his 1997 film, Dil To Pagal Hai, The King Of Bollywood posed in the rain while dancing to Chak Dhoom Dhoom and then repeated it in the song, Pyaar Kar and later took it outdoors in the film’s title track. Be it the Brooklyn Bridge in New York, sarson ke khet in Punjab or runny streams in Kashmir, Srk always manages to ace his act of striking his signature pose. Many movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge , Baazigar , Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham , Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna , Chennai Express , Happy New Year and many more where he showered his love through his signature pose .
If that’s not enough, Shah Rukh Khan shared with us his success story on Season 3 Signature Startup Masterclass on 15th December 2018. And there also we saw his iconic pose once again!
3- Global Appeal of King Of Bollywood
The numbers itself proves that Bollywood’s Shah Rukh Khan is the biggest movie mega star not only in Indian Film Industry but also in the whole world.
Indian Film Industry turns out more films annually than both the U.S. and China. In 2012, Bollywood sold 2.6 billion cinema seats,as compared to Hollywood’s 1.36 billion tickets.
But, since it has been noticed that the last few movies of King Of Bollywood were not entertained much by Audience and many might have even pondered such deeper questions as “Is his career moving in a darker direction? Will other actors will overtake him as the King Of Bollywood ?
4- Shah Rukh Khan is the only Indian who received another Honorary Doctorate from The University of Law in London
Receiving the honour SRK said, “I actively participate with the causes of women empowerment, rehabilitation of the underprivileged and basic human rights”.
Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan received yet another honorary doctorates from The University of Law (London) in Philanthropy on April 04,2019. He was awarded the merit during a graduation ceremony for more than 350 students on Thursday. SRK already has honorary doctorates from The University of Bedfordshire and The University of Edinburgh.
Sharing pictures from the ceremony, SRK tweeted, “Thank u for the honour @universityoflaw & my best wishes to the graduating students. It will encourage our team at @MeerFoundation to strive ‘selfishly’ to share more.”
5- Won Maximum Number Of Filmfare Awards
Well ,People may think that he is an overrated actor but to us , he is and will always be a Mega Star. Bagging 15 Awards says it all. Is’t it?
Here is the list given –
Also, SRK , the King Of Bollywood has movies like Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Devdas has won a total of 10 Awards in Filmfare .
6 – Bollywood Actor having no Godfather to Support Him –
The King Of Bollywood started his career from scratch, having no Godfather to support him.
SRK not only saw failure but poverty too, especially after his parents’ demise. He admits that he took less creative work to overcome his poverty. Some of the films which was accepted by him, were rejected by big stars, but he took them on to avoid unemployment.
The King Of Bollywood strongly believes that failure is a part of life, he believes that the true road to success is not just the desire for success but fear of failure and that if you don’t enjoy and be scared of your failure you will never succeed.
7-SRK, The Marketing Genius-
No Doubt, we all know that the King Of Bollywood has best marketing strategies. The Market is in King Of Bollywood’s pocket. SRK has a great sense of marketing, PR and promotional activities. Okay ! Lets find out why he is a good marketer than any other actor-
- SRK is not just a successful actor, but also a successful entrepreneur. His smart investments in various ventures made him the richest actor.
- Did you know, besides real estate investments, SRK is also a Real estate developer in Dubai’s “Ras Al Khaimah.” The avenue was named on him, known as “SRK boulevard.”
- Another project named “Royal Estate by Shah Rukh Khan” is endorsed by SRK.
- Also, the brand value of co-owned team Kolkata Knight Riders is 404 crores(60 million$).
- Some of his business ventures includes,
- Red Chillies Entertainment.
- Advertising agency.
- SRK owns 26 % share in Kidzania, Mumbai. (A kids entertainment park).
- A VFX studio.
- SRK also owns a 10 per cent stake in a channel called E 24 promoted by Bag Films.
- SRK is one of the highest paid endorsers of Film Industry and one of the most visible celebrities in television advertising, with up to a 6 per cent share of the television advertisement market.
- Inspite of getting lukewarm reviews for his few promotional events or movies , SRK, the king of Bollywood sold them and those films even did so well in Bollywood Industry.
8-SRK is one of the First Indian Actors Whose Statue is in Madame Tussaud’s –
The King Of Bollywood’s wax figure was displayed in his signature pose. Due to his massive fan following across the globe and because he is a popular celebrity and loved by everyone, Shah Rukh Khan’s figure was brought to Madame Tussauds Delhi.
This was the second wax statue of Shah Rukh Khan to be displayed. He has another wax statue at Madame Tussauds London. It was unveiled in 2007. In the Delhi branch of Madame Tussauds, his wax figure was placed besides other iconic celebrities in a special interactive zone.
Madame Tussauds Delhi also has wax figures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amitabh Bachchan, Madhubala, Sachin Tendulkar, Kapil Dev, Asha Bhosle, Lady Gaga, Angelina Jolie and others.
9- Gold Coin Of SRK’s Name-
SRK, the King Of Bollywood is the only Indian actor to be honored with his name printed on a gold coin in France Museum.
The France Government honoured the King Of Bollywood by making his image and writing his name on their country’s Gold Coin.They put this gold coin in France museum and it have the Highest number of Visitors.
10- SRK, the King Of Bollywood Is The Most Down To Earth Celebrity In Film Industry-
While working with Shah Rukh Khan on the sets of Raees, Nawazuddin Khan talked about his experience for SRK.
He said, “”When it comes to Shah Rukh Khan, I enjoyed working with him a lot because he works like an actor on set. In addition, that reflected on our performance as we have some crucial scenes in the film. He does not carry his stardom on set. He is very humble.”
Similarly, there are many other tales proving the humble nature of the King Of Bollywood, SRK.
Many times, SRK kept his stardom aside and preferred to be modest instead. Also, every morning when he leaves in his car, he knows a few fans will be waiting outside the gates. But he never pulls up the blinds to hide away from them. He makes sure to smile and wave back.