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Shah Rukh Khan: The Directorial Perspective

Discussion in 'Shah Rukh Khan Dhamaal' started by mumbiene, Nov 8, 2016.

  1. mumbiene

    mumbiene Well-Known Member

    Shah Rukh Khan: The Directorial Perspective
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    Former journalist and director Samar Khan has recently launched his book on Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan. Titled ‘SRK 25 Years of A Life’, the book traces the actor’s Bollywood journey from a TV cross-over in Hema Malini’s ‘Dil Aashna Hai’ to being the reigning superstar of today. The book contains essays from different filmmakers and directors who’ve played pivotal roles in shaping the actor’s impressive filmography. We bring you the perspectives of fifteen such directors and film personalities who have known your favorite actor, much closely. Read on.

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    Hema Malini
    Hema Malini directed Shah Rukh Khan in his debut film, ‘Dil Aashna Hai’. She had taken notice of him during his TV stint in the serial ‘Fauji’.

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    Abbas Mustan
    Abbas-Mustan were instrumental in bringing SRK to the limelight with his frightening negative role in ‘Baazigar’. Funnily it was a part that was rejected by most of the leading Bollywood actors.

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    Rakesh Roshan
    Only Rakesh Roshan managed to bring together today’s reigning superstars SRK and Salman Khan for a full-fledged movie in ‘Karan Arjun’, even though Karan Johar enjoys the glory of reuniting them in ‘Kuch Kuch Hota Hai’.

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    Subhash Ghai
    The legendary showman of Indian cinema had directed SRK in ‘Pardes’.

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    Sanjay Leela Bhansali
    Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus ‘Devdas’ was one of the first movies to place SRK on the global map of fame.

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    Nikhil Advani
    One of SRK’s most dignified performances in ‘Kal Ho Naa Ho’ was courtesy director Nikhil Advani.

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    Farah Khan
    Farah Khan’s stellar directorial debut ‘Main Hoon Naa’ warmed the cockles of everyone’s hearts with SRK playing the dutiful son and an army officer with equal finesse.
     
  2. mumbiene

    mumbiene Well-Known Member

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    Ashutosh Gowariker
    SRK’s understated and dignified act in Ashutosh Gowariker’s Swades was his most unconventional career choice, which fetched him top honours across the globe.


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    Amol Palekar

    His double act in Amol Palekar’s critically acclaimed ‘Paheli’ even got the attention of the Academy Awards jury.

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    Shimit Amin

    It was Shimit Amin’s ‘Chak De India’ with which SRK acquired superstardom and a massive fan following. Not only was the movie, a clear departure from his previous works, it was also an influential sports film with SRK at the helm of affairs.

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    Aditya Chopra

    Aditya Chopra gave Khan and Bollywood, the longest-running blockbuster ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, alongwith ‘Mohabbatein’ and ‘Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi’.

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    Priyadarshan

    Priyadarshan had directed SRK in ‘Billu’.

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    Karan Johar

    One of SRK’s closest confidantes and noted directors, K-Jo considers SRK, his lucky mascot. A friendship that began on the sets of ‘Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge’, has stayed put for more than two decades.

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    Yash Chopra

    Late producer and director Yash Chopra, who SRK considered as a father figure, directed him in ‘Veer Zaara’ and in his last film, ‘Jab Tak Hai Jaan’.

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    Rohit Shetty

    When the reigning superstar joined forces with the king of comedy flicks, together they created unprecedented box-office success with ‘Chennai Express’.
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    KKhan and rollercoast thank this.
  3. KKhan

    KKhan Well-Known Member

    it says chak de india gave him super stardom - really?
     
    Rishima62 says thanks.

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