bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan Has become the only Indian to be named in an international list of the 50 greatest actors of all time by a leading British magazine. The 57-year-old actor is on Empire magazine’s list, which also recognizes Denzel Washington, Tom Hanks, Anthony Marlon Brando, Meryl Streep, Jack Nicholson and many other Hollywood heavyweights.
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In an accompanying brief profile, the magazine noted that Khan has had a career that has now spanned four decades of “near unbroken hits, and a fanbase of many billions”. It added, “You can’t do that unless you’re charismatic and have mastered your craft. Comfortable in almost every genre, there’s nothing he can’t do.”
From his extensive filmography, the publication highlighted Khan’s notable characters in four films – from the Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed “Devdas”. Karan Johar“My Name is Khan” and “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai”, and “Swades”, directed by Ashutosh Gowariker. His dialogue from the 2012 film “Jab Tak Hai Jaan” – “Zindagi toh har roz jaan leti hai… Bam to sirf ek baar lega”. – has been recognized as the “iconic line” of his career.
“Jab Tak Hai Jaan” was filmmaker Yash Chopra’s swansong and featured Khan as an Indian Army Major named Samar Anand. also acted in the film Katrina Kaif Other Anushka Sharma, The actor will be next seen in the action film “Pathan”, which will release worldwide on January 25, 2023. Directed by Siddharth Anand, the film also features lead roles. John abraham Other Deepika Padukone,
Khan is looking to star in two more films – action-entertainer “Jawaan” with filmmaker Atlee and “Dankey” directed by Rajkumar Hirani. “Jawaan”, a pan-India project, is slated to release on June 2, 2023, while “Dunky”, also starring Taapsee Pannu, will release in December 2023.
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