We all Know SRK as a king of romance but in the beginning of his career, he took a risk to do some negative roles which become the lifeline for his career. Here is some iconic negative role played by SRK.
The most famous dialogue from the movie “I Love you KKK… Kiran” became a trade mark in 90’s. Did you know that “SRK was not the first choice for this role”? Due to negative and second lead role, many of the top rated actors rejected this iconic role. Finally due to the number of flop films and desire to do something different SRK sign this movie and rest is the history. SRK put up life in the role of Sunil the obsessive lover. His acting was the key highlight of the film. This Movie praised by critics and finally ended up as a big commercial hit which provides a new life to the SRK career.
Baazigar is a 1993 Indian crime thriller film directed by Abbas–Mustan starring Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol in the lead roles. Another master class in this list, SRK played a negative role again. The climax of the movie leaves us in the dilemma, Whether to hate the SRK role or love him. We all grown up with the famous dialogue of this movie ” Harke jitney vale koBaazigarkahte h”.
Anjaam is a Bollywood psychological thriller film directed by Rahul Rawail, it stars MadhuriDixit, Shah Rukh Khan. The plot of the movie is similar to the DAR but SRK raised the bar again with his brilliant acting skills. SRK received the Filmfare ‘Best Villain Award’ for his performance in the negative role.
Don 1 and Don 2:
In 2006 Farhan Akhtar was planning to make a remake one of the iconic film “Don” featuring great Amitabh Bachchan. He chooses SRK for the lead role of Don, as he knows that only SRK can justice with this role. In remaking the movie from a new perspective, Farhan Akhtar wanted to give a contemporary style and treatment to the original film and make a film that he believed would be perfectly suited to modern times. Akhtar twisted the climax of the movie which turned out to be a surprising element for the audience and the plot for Don2. Don2 is the second installment of the Don series. After the success of the first film, a sequel was immediately planned. However, several delays caused the film to be pushed ahead. Don2 was another box office success for Actor-director duo.
After the gap of 5 years SRK again played a negative role in Maneesh Sharma’s FAN. The movie tells the story of an obsessive fan of a star who looks just like the star. SRK played double role Gaurav Channa (A fan) and Aryan Khanna (Bollywood Superstar). SRK outperformed himself in both the roles. Fan the movie is not live up to the hope at the box office but it was one of the best performance of SRK. This is also the first movie to get shoot in Madame Tussauds wax museum.
Latest entry in this list is RAEES released in Jan’17. Raees was said to be based on criminal Abdul Latif’s life but, the filmmakers denied this, saying “The story of the film is a pure work of fiction, not based on any person; living or dead. RAEES story is all about the life of a bootlegger RaeesAlam and his illegal business. RAEES also featuring Nawazuddin Siddiqui as ACP Majmudar. SRK and Nawaz acted brilliantly in the movie. SRK again proved why he is the best choice for negative role.
We hope many more movie of Shah Rukh Khan will join this list soon.
If you want to watch some serious and crime thriller movie go and watch any of the above mention movies. You will become fan of SRK acting after watching these movie.
Written by Pankaj