Shah Rukh Khan is celebrating his 55th birthday today. Colleagues and fans have flooded social media with birthday wishes. The hashtag #HappyBirthdaySRK became one of the top trends within a short period of time as Twitter fans were inundated with their desires for the Baadshah of Bollywood.
Shah Rukh Khan made his Bollywood debut with Deewana, which debuted in 1992. He is considered one of Bollywood’s most successful romantic heroes. On his 55th birthday, here are 5 romantic movies worth rewatching.
In this movie, Shah Rukh Khan became a teacher (literally) to teach how to write love letters, impress a girl with an impromptu song, and never give up on someone you love very much. this romantic drama musical film directed by Aditya Chopra. It stars Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan and Aishwarya Rai, Uday Chopra, Shamita Shetty, and others.
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge or DDLJ saw Shah Rukh Khan fall in love with Kajol and it is probably the biggest romantic success in SRK’s career. Aditya Chopra’s DDLJ showed everything how he was going to write the history of romance in Indian cinema. The characters of Raj and Simran are among the most iconic in the Hindi cinema. In the movie, Raj falls in love with Simran but her father decides to marry her off to his friend’s son. The film is about how Raj wins the hearts of the family members and finally convinces them to let Simran marry him.
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
The film is about two love triangles separated by years. The first half of the film shows SRK, Kajol, and Rani Mukerji and their budding romance during their college days. The second half, on the other hand, is about Shah Rukh’s daughter trying to bond her father with her old friend Kajol.
The film is based on the 1917 novel Devdas by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Devdas’s story is as fresh as it was back then. The suspense about who will win the silent love affair kept the audience intact.
Dil Toh Pagal Hai (1997)
Dil To Pagal Hai starring Shah Rukh, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, and Akshay Kumar was released in 1997. This film is directed by Yash Chopra. Madhuri played the role of a dancer in the film who falls in love with a choreographer, played by Shah Rukh Khan. Karisma, who also plays the role of a dancer, is also in love with the character of Shah Rukh in the film.