Shahrukh Khan: Top Rated Movies of Bollywood’s King

Shah Rukh Khan or Shahrukh Khan is a name that is famous not only in India but around the world. Although he is not as well known as Aamir Khan in Turkey, he has a solid audience. In the early 1990s, Khan became a well-known name with his innate charisma that brought Bollywood cinema to the world. His passion for acting and his hard work brought him to this day. It is known that the King of Bollywood sleeps less than 4 hours every night. Still, he never fails to reflect that breathtaking energy on the screen. Many of his films have been the highest-grossing of all time. Here is the list of 16 best movies of Shah Rukh Khan.


16) Fan (2016) | IMDb: 7

Director: Maneesh Sharma

Rotten Tomatoes: 79%

Shah Rukh Khan plays two roles in this movie: Aryan Khanna and Gaurav Chandra. Aryan is one of the most popular stars of Bollywood. Gaurav is an obsessive fan of Aryan. He both loves himself very much and looks like Aryan physically. Gaurav impersonates Aryan by participating in a talent contest and achieves great success. Gaurav, who goes to Mumbai to meet Aryan, encounters unexpected events and he now hates Aryan.


15) Don: The Chase Begins Again (2006) | IMDb: 7.2

Director: Farhan Akhtar

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%

Director Akhtar decides to remake Don, which was filmed nearly twenty years ago, and changes some parts of the story to make it more interesting. Deputy Commissioner De Silva and his team try to catch a gang leader named Don. Don is injured while running from the police and falls into a coma. De Silva wants to find someone named Vijay to replace Don. Because he needs to reach the information in the drug gang. However, De Silva is killed while on duty and things take a turn for the worse. Now Vijay is alone and has to prove that he is not a gang leader.


14) Dear Zindagi (2016) | IMDb: 7.5

Director: Gauri Shinde

Rotten Tomatoes: 69%

Kaira (Alia Bhatt), a young girl, faces problems in their relationship. Helping him solve his problems with his family and gain a new perspective on life, Dr. She meets Jehangir (Shah Rukh). Jehangir guides Kaira to discover happiness and life’s flaws. The chemistry between the two and Kaira’s discovery of life take you on a beautiful journey while giving you some lessons about life.


13) Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) | IMDb: 7.6

Director: Karan Johar

Rotten Tomatoes: 92%

Rahul (Shah Rukh) and Anjali (Kajol) are two very close friends. Tina (Rani Mukherji) joins this group later and Rahul falls in love with Tina. Anjali is heartbroken and walks away from them. Tina and Rahul get married and have a child, but Tina dies. He left a letter from himself. He has a request from his daughter: to bring her father Rahul and Anjali together.


12) Dil Se (1998) | IMDb: 7.6

Director: Mani Ratnam

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%

While on duty, journalist Amar Varma (Shah Rukh) falls in love with a mysterious woman. She tries to seduce him but is heartbroken when her feelings aren’t reciprocated. His family has a bride-to-be chosen for Amar, and Amar decides to get married. When Amar is about to get married, the woman appears at his doorstep asking for help. But will Amar be able to return to her when she returns? The classic Shah Rukh movie is both romantic and dramatic.


11) Devdas (2002) | IMDb: 7.6

Director: Sanjay Leela Bhansali

Rotten Tomatoes: 89%

Devdas (Shahruksh Khan) returns to India after studying in London for 10 years. This devoted man plans to marry his childhood sweetheart Paro (Aiswarya Rai) here. However, his parents do not want Devdas to marry Paro. Devdas becomes addicted to alcohol when Paro marries someone else due to the large class differences between him and the woman he loves, Paro. A heart wrenching love story.


10) Baazigar (1993) | IMDb: 7.7

Director: Abbas Alibhai Burmawalla, Mastan Alibhai Burmawalla

A powerful revenge drama, Baazigar tells the story of Ajay Sharma (Shahrukh Khan), who dedicates his life to avenge the betrayal of his father Sharma. Baba Sharma’s best friend, Madan Chopra, has taken over the companies and all his assets, forcing father Sharma and his family into poverty. To avenge his father’s death, Ajay changes his name and makes Chopra’s daughter fall in love with him. And things get mixed up.


9) Veer- Zaara (2004) | IMDb: 7.8

Director: Yash Chopra

Rotten Tomatoes: 92%

Shah Rukh plays Major Veer Pratap Singh, an Indian Air Force officer who falls in love with Zaara, a Pakistani woman. Veer and Zaara have an impossible love affair. Veer is wrongfully detained as an Indian spy due to the machinations of Zaara’s fiancee. He spends 22 years in a Pakistani prison. He bears this punishment for his love and waits for the day he will meet Zaara. But will he really be able to meet Zaara after he gets out of prison?


8) Darr (1993) | IMDb: 7.8

Director: Yash Chopra

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%

One of Shah Rukh’s best performances, he plays Rahul, an unstable and dangerous young man. Rahul and his friend are in love with the same woman, Kiran. Both men carry out various intrigues to get the young woman. Although the story sounds like a romantic comedy, the psychological thriller Darr. The movie broke box office records.


7) Kabi Haan Kabi Na (1994) | IMDb: 7.8

Director: Kundan Shah

Rotten Tomatoes: 81%

Young man Sunil (Shah Rukh) is in love with Anna, the lead singer of the band he plays with. However, Anna is in love with another friend, Chris. Sunil’s family does not want him to become a musician. Having to deal with both his family and Chris, Sunil constantly makes plans to distance Anna from Chris. Although not one of Shah Rukh’s well-known films, the romantic comedy movie stands out with its good ratings from its fans.


6) Kal Ho Na Ho (2003) | IMDb: 7.9

Director: Nikkhil Advani

Rotten Tomatoes: 70%

Cheerful Aman (Shah Rukh) falls in love with a young woman, Naina. Nanina is serious until she meets Aman. However, Aman tries not to show her feelings to Naina, as she suffers from a serious heart condition and thinks she may die soon. He teaches Nania to look at life in a different way. Later, he tries to make up with his friend Rohit, who is in love with Naina, and Naina. Kal Ho Na Ho, an Indian romantic drama film, was a good commercial success, becoming one of the highest-grossing films worldwide.


5) Hey! Ram (2000) | IMDb: 7.9

Director: Kamal Hassan

Rotten Tomatoes: 78%

Saket Ram (Kamal Hassan) and his close friend Amjad Ali Khan (Shahrukh Khan) are archaeologists working at the excavation sites of Mohenjodaro. Aparna Ram (Rani Mukherji) is Saket’s Bengali teacher boyfriend. The company where Saket and Amjad work tells them to quit their job due to the surrounding Muslim and Hindu conflicts. When Saket goes with her lover, she witnesses the tragic events and her lover is killed by the Muslims. Both Hindus and Muslims are killing everyone, regardless of whether they are children or old. Social conflict is conveyed by both polar opposites.


4) My Name Is Khan (2010) | IMDb: 8

Director: Karan Johar

Rotten Tomatoes: 85%

Rizvan Khan (Shahrukh Khan) lives in San Francisco with his son from a previous marriage, married to Maya, a Hindu woman. Maya’s son is brutally murdered by his young Muslim father in the middle of the soccer field, and the boy dies from internal bleeding. Rizvan is arrested by the police for suspicious behavior. Then she meets a therapist who will help her overcome her illness. Rizvan goes on a journey to meet the president of the United States and tries to change people’s perception of his religion. It’s one of Shah Rukh’s best performances, where he’s gone from the popular “man in love” image.


3) Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995) | IMDb: 8.1

Director: Aditya Chopra

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

One of Shah Rukh’s most popular and possibly most beloved films, the love story of Raj born and raised in England and Simran on a month-long tour of Europe continues to captivate fans even today. Tragically, Simran has to marry his father’s friend. The film broke the record for 800 weeks in theaters as the highest-grossing Bollywood film of the year it was released and the most successful Indian film of all time. It is the longest running film in the history of Indian cinema. Even 25 years after its debut, it is still being screened at the Maratha Mandir theater in Mumbai.


2) Chak De India! (2007) | IMDb: 8.2

Director: Shimit Amin

Rotten Tomatoes: 94%

Kabir Khan (Shahrukh Khan), a former hockey star who has been stigmatized as someone who has betrayed his country, begins coaching the Indian women’s national hockey team to prove his loyalty to the nation. He quickly mobilizes the team, which is technically very weak and unmotivated, and turns it into an iron fist. Kabir eventually manages to regain his tarnished reputation and, when he’s done, quietly stays in the background. The movie won numerous awards.


1) Swades (2004) | IMDb: 8.2

Director: Astutosh Gowariker

Rotten Tomatoes: 83%

Swades is one of the most popular Shahrukh Khan movies. Mohan Bhargav (Shah Rukh), a NASA engineer living in the United States, returns to India and reconnects with his childhood friend Gita (Gayatri Joshi) and his wet nurse. He wants to take his foster mother with him to America. However, Mohan faces India’s struggle with poverty. Mohan is very impressed with the way of life in the countryside because there is not even electricity in the village. He proposes the idea of building a hydroelectric power plant so that the village can have its own electricity. The film has received a lot of positive criticism. Even today, it may be the first movie that comes to mind when Shah Rukh is mentioned.

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