26 YEARS AND…
‘agaar tum kisi cheese ko shiddath se chaho, to puri kayanat usey tum se milane ki kosish me laag jati hai’(when you desire something from the core your heart, the universe helps you in getting your desire fulfilled)– we all know who said this. And that person has crossed yet another mile stone and has been invited to become a member of the Oscar Academy.
Yes we are talking about Shah Rukh Khan…
On the day, according to reports, the ‘Baadsha’ of Bollywood completing 26 years in the film industry, King Khan got an invitation, to be a member of the Oscar Academy, from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science.
Exactly 26 years ago, SRK started his journey in Bollywood, appearing in the film Dil Ashna Hain, with Divya Bharati; though his acting career started with many television shows.
In this long journey, Shah Rukh khan has treated his fans to innumerable hits and touched millions of hearts with his acting. His performance in films like Daar, Bazigaar, Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, Karan Arjun, Devdas, Veer Zara, Om Shanti Om are few from the many memorable films the actor has done.
The King of romance worked with almost every Bollywood actress including Kajol, Juhi Chawla, Divya Bharti, Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. In his long career, he was awarded with several awards including 14 Filmfare awards. The Baadshah was also awarded the Padma Shri by the Indian Government in 2005.
Apart from acting, he owns a production house naming Red Chillies Entertainment. The Bazigaar is also very passionate about Sports, especially cricket. He is the co-owner of the team ‘Kolkata Knight Riders’ in Indian Premier League (IPL).
Reacting to the achievement, SRK reached out to his Fans in social media. He tweeted, “Hope I am able to touch your heart”.
The super star along with a record number of 928 new members, including Anil Kapoor, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Soumitra Chatterjee, Tabu and Ali Fazal, have been invited by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science to become the member of the strong jury of the coveted award, with the aim of enhancing diversity.
King Khan’s next release is ‘Zero’ which is expected to hit the theatres in December this year, where we would again see Salman and Shah Rukh in the same frame.