Top 10 Things Which Make Shah Rukh Khan The ‘Badshah of Bollywood’


Shah Rukh Khan as he is affectionately been called ‘Badshah Of Bollywood’, is not just the jack of many trades but also the heartbeat of millions of people all over the world.

Over the decades, he has come to be recognized and identified as his many characters that are unforgettable – the ultimate lover boy. ‘Badshah’, ‘Don’ and many more.

For almost three decades now where he recently celebrated 30 years of the Indian Film Industry, SRK has given enthralling performances, characters that will be remembered forever, dialogues that people still relate to in their own life, his infectious smile, and lastly the magnetic attitude that people can die for.

Millennials have felt that SRK’s character as Rahul (KKHH) and Raj’s (DDLJ) truly, yearned for them, it has yearned for his love stories and slowly outgrew the protagonists only till he recreated his fascination and pulled people back in the mystery of his Kabir Khan ( Chak De India) and Jehangir ( Dear Zindagi).

People say he has “the gift” to charm anyone and everyone.

So now let’s have a look at why SRK has ruled Bollywood and our hearts over the years and will continue to rule the nation and be the heartthrob of millions.

Here are a few reasons why SRK is rightly called the ‘Badshah of Bollywood’.

He started his career from scratch

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One of the prime reasons why all the common people adore give them respect and take inspiration from him is how he had formed a direction for himself all by himself.

Despite not being such a good-looking actor, SRK acquired a lot of attention and notice, right from the time he entered with Fauji as his acting debut on television.

He gave us a full Niche of films

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His films like Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham (KKKG), Kuch Kuch Hota Hei (KKHH), Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge ( DDLJ), and Dil Toh Pagal Hai (DTPH), Veer Zaara and much more were largely responsible for box office response of the films. Till now millions are obsessed over the characters Raj, Rahul, and Aman.

He has an intellectual level of acting skills

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Having done such a wide niche of films, one can’t forget his versatility. His acting skills and his presence on the screen stand to date. Characters like Rahul ( Chennai Express), Gaurav Chandana ( Fan), Raj Kapoor ( Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi), etc have been credited by millions.

He is an avid reader

There were several interviews and web talks where SRK mentioned his reading interests. He believes that his habit of reading has influenced and shaped his outlook on life. Some of his interesting reads include Blink by Malcolm Gladwell, Steve Jobs by Water Issacson, and many more.

He is a brilliant speaker

SRK has always been unashamed and grateful for his success. And also, he never covered himself from giving lectures at Ivy League Universities that including both Yale and Harvard. He also indulged in Ted Talks where he has inspired millions of teenagers across the globe.

His commitment to his work

Since he started his acting debut with Fauji and till now he has been only working and working for a better tomorrow. His films are not called for social issues but he is undoubtedly  India’s most loved romantic hero, the best poster boy, and also won maximum Filmfare awards.

He gave India the Signature Romantic Pose

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SRK has given us the most romantic and classic signature pose. The pose has been performed by thousands and millions of people across the globe time and again but none can recreate the magic of SRK even once.

He gave us the most Iconic songs

SRK has given us an untiring playlist of all moods, occasions and feels. Songs like Main Koi Aisa Geet Gaau, Yun Hi Chala Chal, Dard-e-Disco, Mitwaa, and Suraj Hua Maddham have glued people and still now make us nostalgic.

He has a heart of Gold

Over the years SRK has been seen as a kind-hearted human being lending a helping hand to needy people. He is the only Indian whose humanitarian works have been recognized by UNESCO.

He was even awarded the prestigious Pyramide con Marni Unesco award back in 2011 for his humanitarian work. He even funds a large number of charitable organizations.

He gave us the classical dialogues

His classical dialogues defined our lives for the longest time. Dialogue like “Kabhi Kabhi Kuch jeetne ke liye Kuch haarna bhi padta hai, Aur haar kar jeetne wale ko baazigar kehte hai” and many more will remain etched forever in the minds of people.


Hence to conclude, Shah Rukh Khan is the best-known actor in the world. There are many excellent Bollywood actors, but they are not known worldwide by as many people as SRK is.

He is not only an excellent actor with many hit films but also he is more famous than any other Bollywood actor. He is the only personality who has been given multiple nicknames by his fans and admirers all over the world for his unconditional love.


Ananta Banerjee
Ananta Banerjee
•An aspiring Journalist •Completed M.A in Mass Communication from St. Xavier's University, Kolkata •Has an intense passion for writing & exploring new fields





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