A Movie Ranking: Shah Rukh Khan

I haven’t done one of these actor-specific movie ranking posts in a while but after delving deep into Hindi movies for the last couple of months it didn’t take long before I saw an SRK film. And once I started, I couldn’t stop.

I now understand why Shah Rukh Khan, a man I knew vaguely before beginning this adventure, is one of the most famous actors in the world. Not only are his looks and charm undeniably entrancing, which makes his wealth of romantic movies understandable, but his movies are honestly some of the most enjoyable I’ve ever seen. Each story is different from the last and each of his performances, no matter how similar, is uniquely nuanced and memorable. I’ve watched a lot of his movies in the past several weeks and while there were of course some I liked more than others I knew I had to share my movie ranking. Enjoy!

19. Main Hoon Na (I’m Always Here)

Synopsis: An army major goes undercover as a college student. His mission is both professional and personal: to protect his general’s daughter from a radical militant, and to find his estranged half-brother.

I like most, if not all, of Shah Rukh Khan’s movies but this was the only film I’ve seen of his that I couldn’t finish. The storyline was interesting enough.

And while the movie could’ve been likable it just wasn’t. Shah Rukh Khan was the only good thing about it and even he couldn’t save this movie for me.

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