JHMS & 6 times when Shah Rukh stole our hearts as Punjabi munda!
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan may have played myriad characters and even romantic roles on celluloid. But what gave him superstardom and earned millions of fans was his portrayal of a Punjabi lover in number of films. Whenever SRK donned a Punjabi ‘munda’ with his romantic antics in the films, women brigade went weak in their knees watching him.
In fact his success ratio was every time high when he essayed a Punjabi lad/man in his films. SRK became hugely popular among Punjabi diaspora in UK and US, especially Canada
And now that he is back to playing a Punjabi tour guide in Imtiaz Ali’s next JAB HARRY MET SEJAL where he plays Harinder Singh Nehra, who falls for Gujarati girl Anushka Sharma, everyone is upbeat about SRK back to being in his elements. For last few films we were missing SRK’s ‘punjabiyat’, but thanks to Imtiaz to bring back our eternal lover back with same charm, however with his touch!
JAB HARRY MET SEJAL MOVIE STILLS
Besides, take a look at his other films, where he played the Punjabi munda and won our hearts:
DILWALE DULHANIA LE JAYENGE
DDLJ: Hailed as ‘Badshah of Romance’, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan gained the eternal lover boy tag on-screen when he essayed the Punjabi brat who falls in head over heels in love with girl next door Simran in the iconic DDLJ. In fact his true success embarked with this film. The film went on to become an All Time Blockbuster.
KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI
KUCH KUCH HOTA HAI: Though Shah Rukh Khan played an urban college dude and then a father, yet his character of a Punjabi lad – Rahul Khanna was a rage among youth! The film was a blockbuster.
KABHI KHUSHI KABHIE GHAM
KABHI KHUSHI KABHIE GHAM: Yet again Shah Rukh Khan displayed his Punjabi charm in this Karan Johar’s multi-starrer and loved by all.
KAL HO NAA HO
KAL HO NAA HO: Shah Rukh Khan’s happy-go-lucky Punjabi character was so cheerful that it brought glee on many frowning faces. In fact SRK looked never so HOT before. His charm was irresistible!
VEER ZAARA: This is the one of the most warm characters that Shah Rukh Khan played in his entire career. This film truly defined his Punjabi eternal romantic avatar and made us fall in love with him forever! Perhaps, every girl would seek for a Veer Pratap Singh in her life after watching this film.
RAB NE BANA DI JODI
RAB NE BANA DI JODI: This is the only time when Shah RUkh Khan essayed such a simpleton pure Punjabi character Surinder Singh, who truly loves and longs for the love of his partner. This was one of the endearing characters that SRK played.