Shah Rukh Khan was born on 2 November 1965 in New Delhi, India. SRK is an actor, film producer, television personality, and businessman. Shah Rukh started his acting career with television series, where he worked from 1988 till 1991.
Khan made the transitions into movies in 1991, where he was immediately was offered roles. His debut movie Deewana (1992), was a box office hit, and it launched his Bollywood career. From there, he has gone on to become the ”King of Bollywood”.
”King Khan” has worked in more than 80 movies and has won numerous awards for it. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2005 by the Indian government and the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 2007, and the Legion of Honor in 2014 by the French government.
Here are the top 5 romantic movies of King of Romance Shah Rukh Khan :
- Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
Director: Aditya Chopra
Box office collection: ₹1.22 billion
Movie stars: Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol.
IMDb Rating: 8.1/10
Released on 20 October 1995, Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge, commonly known as DDLJ, is a musical romance film produced by Yash Chopra, directed by Aditya Chopra, and written by Javed Siddiqui and Aditya Chopra.
The plot involves Raj (Shah Rukh Khan) and Simran (Kajol), two young non-resident Indians (NRIs) living in London who fall in love while on a European vacation with their friends. Raj tries to persuade Simran’s family to marry Simran, but Simran’s father has already promised her hand to his friend’s son. Raj travels to India in an attempt to reclaim Simran.
The movie won numerous awards and got very positive reviews from critics and audiences. The chemistry between the starring pair was loved, and the team is seen working together in several other movies.
- Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)
Director: Karan Johar
Box office collection: ₹1.07 billion
Movie stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Rani Mukerji, Salman Khan, and Sana Saeed.
IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, popularly known as KKHH, is a romantic comedy-drama film directed and written by Karan Johar and produced by Dharma Productions. The movie was released on 16 October 1998.
Anjali (Sana Saeed) seeks to reunite her widowed father, Rahul (Shah Rukh Khan), with his true love, who is also named Anjali (Kajol), after reading the letter her mother (Rani Mukerji) wrote for her before she died.
The movie was a commercial success and became the highest-grossing Bollywood movie of 1988. Until 2019, the film was the only one to win all 4 Filmfare Awards for acting. Overall, it won 8 Filmfare Awards.
- Veer-Zaara (2004)
Director: Yash Chopra
Box office collection: ₹976.4 million
Movie stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Preity Zinta, and Rani Mukerji.
IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
Yash Chopra and his son Aditya Chopra co-produced Veer-Zaara, a 2004 Indian period romance drama film. Yash Chopra directs the movie.
Veer Pratap Singh (Shah Rukh Khan) is an Indian Air Force Pilot who falls in love with Zaara Hayat Khan (Preity Zinta), the daughter of a powerful Pakistani politician (Boman Irani). Veer is wrongfully imprisoned on false charges, and thinking that Veer is dead, Zaara devotes her life to keep Veer’sVeer’s dream alive. Years later, Saamiya Siddiqui (Rani Mukerji), a young Pakistani lawyer, fights Veer’s case to free him.
The movie earned ₹ 976.4 million worldwide and became a commercial win. The movie won multiple awards and received overall positive feedback.
- Dil To Pagal Hai (1997)
Director: Yash Chopra
Box office collection: ₹598 million
Movie stars: Shah Rukh Khan, Madhuri Dixit, Karisma Kapoor, and Akshay Kumar.
IMDb Rating: 7/10
Produced by Yash Chopra and Aditi Chopra, Dil To Pagal Hai is a 1997 musical romance movie.
Rahul (SRK) is the director of a dancing group, and one of its members and Rahul’sRahul’s best friend, Nisha (Karisma Kapoor), has a secret crush on him. Meanwhile, Rahul is drawn to Pooja (Madhuri Dixit), engaged to Ajay (Akshay Kumar).
Released on 31 October 1997, the movie was liked by most and was the recipient of many awards. To date, it is the only movie that stars all four main leads together.
- Kal Ho Naa Ho (2003)
Director: Nikhil Advani
Box office collection: 860.9 million
Movie stars: Jaya Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan, Saif Ali Khan, and Preity Zinta.
IMDb Rating: 7.9/10
Kal Ho Naa Ho (commonly known as KHNH) is a romantic comedy-drama film written by Karan Johar, directed by Nikhil Advani, and produced by Yash Johar, released in India on 27 November 2003.
It chronicles the narrative of Naina Catherine Kapur (Preity Zinta), a girl in New York City who has a tragic life. She rediscovers new meaning in her life and falls in love with her next-door neighbor Aman Mathur (Shah Rukh Khan). This terminally ill patient claims to be married and wants to pair Naina up with her closest friend Rohit Patel (Saif Ali Khan) because he is afraid she will cry for him if he reciprocates her feelings.
The movie was a commercial success and received a positive response. KHNH explored various themes within the movie and won many awards for it.
Some other romantic movies of Shah Rukh Khan that you can watch are Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi (2008), Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012), Mohabbatein (2000), Chennai Express (2013), and many more.
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Edited by Urvashi Gupta