Bollywood’s ‘King of Romance’, superstar Shah Rukh Khan clocked 29 years in the Hindi Film Industry on Friday. The actor whose debut film Deewana was released in 1992, thanked his fans for all the love they have been showering on him for almost three decades, reported The Indian Express.
Taking to his Twitter handle, SRK wrote, “Been working. Just saw the ‘overwhelmed-ness’ of the love of nearly 30 years you are showering on me here. Realised it’s more than half my life in the service of hoping to entertain you all. Will take out time tomorrow and share some love back personally. Thanks, needed to feel loved.”
Been working. Just saw the ’overwhelmed ness’ of the lov of nearly 30 yrs u r showering on me here. Realised it’s more than half my life in the service of hoping to entertain u all. Will take out time tomorrow share some love back personally. Thx needed to feel loved….
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) June 24, 2021
To commemorate his impeccable journey in the Bollywood industry, several fans have taken to social media to celebrate the day with a trending hashtag, #29GoldenYearsOfSRK.
Deewana released to widespread critical acclaim, becoming the second highest-grossing film of 1992, and was given the verdict of ‘super hit’ by the box office in India. The soundtrack album was the best seller of the year. At the 38th Filmfare Awards, Deewana won five leading accolades, including Best Male Debut for Khan and Most Popular Face of the Year for Bharti. It is considered to be one of the best love triangles from the 90s.
Khan solidified his foothold in the industry with Deewana and since then, has been winning hearts all over the world with a fan following going into billions.
He has a string of hits under his belt which include some of Bollywood’s biggest hits like Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayengye, Baazigar, Kuch Kuch Hota Hai, Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham…, Devdas, Swades: We, the People, Chak De! India, Veer Zara, Om Shanti Om, My Name Is Khan, Jab Tak Hai Jaan and the highest-grossing Chennai Express, thus making him the irreplaceable megastar of India with a record number of Best Actor trophies and numerous power awards.
SRK will reportedly be seen sharing screen space with Deepika Padukone and John Abraham in Pathan. However, there is no official announcement of the film yet. The film, which is being backed by Yash Raj Films (YRF), will mark Shah Rukh’s return to the silver screen after 2018’s Zero.